Peggy Noonan: Trump Is a Wimp

Peggy Noonan became celebrated as a speechwriter for Ronald Reagan. She writes a column for the Wall Street Journal.

In this article, she skewers Trump’s character. She says he is a weakling.

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“The president’s primary problem as a leader is not that he is impetuous, brash or naive. It’s not that he is inexperienced, crude, an outsider. It is that he is weak and sniveling. It is that he undermines himself almost daily by ignoring traditional norms and forms of American masculinity.

“He’s not strong and self-controlled, not cool and tough, not low-key and determined; he’s whiny, weepy and self-pitying. He throws himself, sobbing, on the body politic. He’s a drama queen. It was once said, sarcastically, of George H.W. Bush that he reminded everyone of her first husband. Trump must remind people of their first wife. Actually his wife, Melania, is tougher than he is with her stoicism and grace, her self-discipline and desire to show the world respect by presenting herself with dignity.”

What happens when this weak and egotistical man is faced with an international crisis? Let us pray.

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