Wednesday, March 1, 2017

President Trump Ain't No Think Tanker (Part III)

Here are a few more insights from the New York Times into why President Donald Trump will not be cozying up to think tanks (and think tank reports) during his tenure:
He sits in the White House at night, watching television or reading social media, and through Twitter issues instant judgments on what he sees.  He channels fringe ideas and gives them as much weight as carefully researched reports.  He denigrates the conclusions of intelligence professionals and then later denies having done so.  He thrives on conflict and chaos.

Here is Part I of President Trump Ain't No Think Tanker, and here is Part II.