What We Saw as Trump Took Office: The Ego in the Spectacle

January 20, 2017 | New York Times |

What is going through that man’s head, I wonder, as he strides onto the dais? Is he thinking, like many, about his pivot from egocentric mode to serving others? He knows he’s up to the performance of the role, but is he feeling up to the work of the job, the decision-making and the substance of governing?