I would like to believe that what fascinated Donald Trump about the floodwaters of Texas and pulled him to the state on Tuesday were the scenes of human suffering. I would also like to believe that I’m a dead ringer for Brad Pitt. But what Trump saw in Hurricane Harvey was a mirror of his own majesty. A storm worthy of a stud like him. A meteorological complement to one of his resorts, rallies or steaks. Something really, really big. “Even experts have said they’ve never seen one like this!” Trump marveled on Twitter, and I read exultation into ...
The waters swell. So does Trump's ego.
What Trump saw in Hurricane Harvey was a mirror of his own majesty
Frank Bruni | NYT Last Updated at August 30, 2017 10:02 IST