Are Trump’s generals in over their heads? For many in Washington, they’re the only thing standing between the president and chaos — but their growing clout is starting to worry military experts. Will the generals save us from Trump? Pitched as calming force, John Kelly instead mirrors boss’s priorities (and more). John Kelly is an example of what we might call Total Quality Trumpism, Trumpist ideology in a more disciplined, duty-focused, professional package (and more). Donald Trump’s generals cannot control him: America’s president loves men in uniform, and they often give him sound advice — but it is Mr Trump who calls the shots.

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