A reasonable media would recognize that Trump’s belligerent instincts are what ought to be curtailed, not encouraged. Those instincts could well lead to some kind of disastrous diplomatic blow-up or lame-brained milit…
And now here we are.
Goading a narcissist was never going to go well. And the thing is, they knew he was a narcissist! They kept saying he was erratic, unhinged, narcissistic, and not someone you wanted at the helm of war.
All very true. And yet, they taunted him into exactly that, pricking his ego into proving he wasn’t weak.
You have to wonder how stupid are they, or how evil. It’s either one or the other.
Maddow gleefully outlined the plan to blackmail him into a confrontation with Russia or look like Putin’s puppet back in January, so for her at least, we know it’s just plain evil.