The Epitome of Weakness

Donald J. Trump likes to represent himself as a strong person. He seems to hang around with so-called “strongmen,” such as Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin, and Manuel Duterte. He may well think that he can also be a strongman by association, or perhaps he believes that some of it might rub off on him. He likes to brag — by which I mean lie — about his virility and physical stamina. He calls his opponents “low-energy” or something similar. His personal doctor says he’s the healthiest president ever, and he likes to parade that fact. Patent lies. He also likes to pretend that he would have been a good soldier or that he would have…