You Got To Be Kidding.

He started 2017 with about 40% of the country with him, and ends 2017 with about 40% of the country with him.

He started 2017 haunted by Russian interference in the election, and ends 2017 haunted by Russian interference in the election.

He started 2017 with elected Republicans skeptical but compliant, and ends 2017 with elected Republicans skeptical but compliant.

He started 2017 with virtually every elected Democrat disliking him, and ends 2017 with virtually every elected Democrat disliking him.

He started 2017 at war with the mainstream media, and ends 2017 at odds with the mainstream media.

He started 2017 with accusations that he sexually harassed women, and ends 2017 with accusations that he sexually harassed women.

He started 2017 talking tough but doing little to China, and ends 2017 talking tough but doing little to China.

He started 2017 with a lot of top Republican talent not wanting to work for him, and ends 2017 with a lot of Republican top talent not wanting to work for him.

He started 2017 on Twitter, and most certainly will end 2017 on Twitter.

Jim VandeHei – Axios

It is Friday. The end of the week – but not the end of the world. This is my third post on the ‘Topic of Tuesday’ …. and (for now at least) will be my last.

I will explain why I am stopping at the end, but first, if you only read one link through this post – this is it. And as you read it, know that it is dated July 23rd. This not a Monday Morning Quarterback piece – it is a well written thoughtful opinion piece by Tobias Stone as to what might be going on in the world, even before last Tuesday.

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