Wednesday 16 August 2017

The Donald seems to thrive on chaos - here's how to focus on real issues amid all that noise

Al Hunt

The first 10 days of US President Donald Trump's administration were a blur. For Mr Trump, chaos is a feature, not a bug. That means the rest of us could use some help sorting things out. With that in mind, here's a guide to what not to focus on.

"Watch what we do, not what we say," Attorney General John Mitchell said in 1969 at the start of the Richard Nixon administration.

That's good advice for any presidency-watcher, especially in 2017.

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