news & opinion
D.C.) -- The Washington Post, not one of President
favorite newspapers - perhaps because it is indeed a
internationally recognized and credible news operation (unlike "Fox
News") - is out with a powerful story that puts into words what
of Americans are already thinking about this strange acting,
childish President of ours.
an interesting story about-the-story the Post's
Aaron Blake writes:
"It’s no secret
that President Trump isn’t a fan
of the idea that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Even when he’s
conceded it, he’s gone
only halfway. He's accepting
Vladimir Putin’s denials. He clearly only begrudgingly signed
Congress’s new Russia sanctions. And he has even reportedly dispatched
a conspiracy theorist to brief his CIA director on the matter.
But seldom have
we seen Trump’s insecurity and
stubbornness on this topic in such stark relief as we do today.
The Post’s Greg
Miller, Greg Jaffe and Philip Rucker
are out with an extensive,
tour-de-force account of Trump’s handling of Russian meddling
election during his first year in office — based on more than 50
And they conclude that over the course of that year, “Trump became only
adamant in his rejections of it.”
then goes on to say that some of the accounts are jaw dropping and
you are one of a dwindling number of Americans that think this
dealing with a full deck and that there is not something wrong with him
head, you need to read this Post story.
after that read you may understand why, as Blake puts it that, "Trump
taken few concrete actions to hold Russia accountable or prevent
future interference, even while he has gone hard at trying to
mythical claims of voter fraud. His most vocal critics will
because Trump did something wrong — such as colluding with Russia or
obstructing the related investigation. The simpler (and not mutually
explanation is one that those who have worked with Trump seem to
And it’s that Trump is simply exceedingly prideful and insecure and
the mere mention of Russian interference inherently — in his mind —
questioning his legitimacy as president."