Donald Trump Is Already a Lame Duck

The White House is in a tailspin and even the president's fans are starting to realize it.

In another case of projection, President Trump routinely refers to the New York Times as “failing.” In reality the Times is seeing record subscription numbers. It is the White House that is failing.


Trump Has Picked America’s Enemies in Russia Over Its Friends in Europe

After his most recent trip abroad, the president deserves credit for consistency — but not much else.

Donald Trump’s first trip to Europe as president, back in May, was an unmitigated disaster. He scolded allies, publicly and privately, and shocked his own aides by refusing to affirm NATO’s Article V mutual-defense provision. The best thing that can be said about his return is that at least this time he did voice support for Article V. So give this trip a D rather than the F he earned the first time around.