As the searing criticism of President Trump grows even hotter, the latest leaks suggest that an old and damaging pattern is repeating itself. With The Washington Post reporting that “everyone around Trump” was urging him to be tough on Vladimir Putin—and that he largely ignored 100 pages of briefing materials—it’s reminiscent of a phrase that his own advisers coined for him long ago. As I detail in my book Media Madness, they call it “defiance disorder,” when he blows past his advisers’ urgent warnings and says whatever he wants to say. This is what happened after Charlottesville (more on that in a moment), and inevitably leads to corrosive leaks from frustrated aides and allies. Axios, for instance, reports that a former senior White House official texted: “Need a shower.” And a former national security official said: “Dude. This is a total [effing] disgrace. The president has lost his mind.” These people are being disloyal, of course, bu
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