“This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine” --President Donald J. Trump, February 16, 2017
It has been a very difficult first month for the fledgling Trump administration. To describe the situation as chaos, bedlam, dysfunction—whatever term you want to use to describe the situation in the White House—is not hyperbole, alternative facts, or fake news. It is reality.
The level and intensity of the chaos within the West Wing is unprecedented in the modern era. Unfortunately for Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, much of the responsibility for bringing order to the West Wing rests with him—the administrative equivalent of taming a pride of circus lions with neither chair nor whip.
For the rest of my op-ed that appeared on CNN, click here.