Trump is drowning in scandal. He can’t focus on Syria.

He’s still calling his enemies names when he should be doing his job as commander in chief.

It is hard to imagine how Trump can do his job — for example, approving military strikes on Syria — while drowning in this rising tide of scandal. There is an old tradition, more honored in theory than fact, that issues of national security are kept separate from domestic politics, but Trump is utterly incapable of making any such distinction. For him, everything is political — and all politics is personal.

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