“Leaders in public life, and certainly in Washington, talk about ruling with iron fists and wielding levers of power while repeatedly ignoring the obvious: Fate will always be in charge,” the New York Times reports.
“Even the most bullheaded authorities will occasionally acknowledge this. ‘Going well, I think!’ President Trump tweeted late Friday. Of all the confusing, confounding and contradictory words that have been spun out of the White House in recent days, that two-word caveat — ‘I think’ — was instantly seized upon by the president’s allies and adversaries alike.”
“‘I think’ was a slight but notable departure from pretty much everything we’ve come to expect from an embattled president who does not like to betray any uncertainty whatsoever.”Save to Favorites