Douglas B. McKechnie (USAFA): From Secret White House Recordings to @realDonaldTrump: The Democratic Value of Presidential Tweets. Trump shrugs off news of secret nuclear facility, pretends he prevented war with North Korea (and more). Donald Trump’s talking points on Crimea are the same as Vladimir Putin’s. Trump’s taking us from temper tantrum to trade war. The enduring illusion of powerful men: Why Trump headlines make him sound strong and powerful. What would Shakespeare have made of Donald Trump? Simon Callow reviews Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics by Stephen Greenblatt. Let us touch briefly on the two big horrors that we have not yet seen under Trump — but might.

Trump will be much more than a footnote in Obama’s “arc of history”: The president may be on the wrong side of history, but he is also rewriting it. Don’t feed the troll in the Oval Office.