When you think about the institution of the American president, you think trust. You see the unity between the president and the people. They might not always agree but you did get the feeling that the people had his back and he had their back. For better or for worse.
Now the view have changed thoroughly. And it’s kind of shocking. The latest example, of many, is that Trump think he’s been wiretapped. Well, I too would react but I would find the authority who could sort things out with me. But he didn’t. He turned to Twitter. I mean, who does that?
This is not politics. This is not about being democrat or republican. This is about something else. There are other examples that’s not politics. The inauguration crowd, the continuously smearing of Hillary and Obama. The promise to throw out the Muslims.
It’s weakness. Things done by a person that’s very insecure. That doesn’t have the inner strength to stand by himself. To create his own presidency. Lay his own ground where he’s secure. To call out all you think is bad is not the way forward. Not as an individual and even less as an institution.
If I was to give it a movie title it would be Titanic 2.
But it’s a beautiful morning in a cold Sweden: