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President Trump and the baby-sitters club

He screams at the television, and at Republican legislators, demanding that somebody make it stop

Elizabeth Williamson | NYT 

“You treat me like a baby! Am I like a baby to you? I sit there like a little baby and watch TV and you talk to me?” — Donald Trump to Paul Manafort in “Devil’s Bargain,” by Joshua Green. Why does Mr. Trump’s team treat him like a kid? He is the president of the United States and, as he says, “you’re not.” He lives in the White House, where he gets two scoops of ice cream instead of one for dessert. He is commander in chief, eating “the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake” with the Chinese president ...

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First Published: Mon, August 28 2017. 08:55 IST