Imagine how difficult it is to compress complex information down to a size where Trump’s exceptional, brilliant brain can comprehend it! The Washington Post:
For much of the past year, President Trump has declined to participate in a practice followed by the past seven of his predecessors: He rarely if ever reads the President’s Daily Brief, a document that lays out the most pressing information collected by U.S. intelligence agencies from hot spots around the world.
Trump has opted to rely on an oral briefing of select intelligence issues in the Oval Office rather than getting the full written document delivered to review separately each day, according to three people familiar with his briefings.
Reading the traditionally dense intelligence book is not Trump’s preferred “style of learning,” according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
The arrangement underscores Trump’s impatience with exhaustive classified documents that go to the commander in chief — material that he has said he prefers condensed as much as possible. But by not reading the daily briefing, the president could hamper his ability to respond to crises in the most effective manner, intelligence experts warned.
“Impatience”? Or lack of reading comprehension and retention?
He’s a narcissistic dimwit who built an entire entourage around his business to compensate for his many, many weaknesses.
But this, of course, is different. It’s not a matter of getting your pet lawyers to threaten contractors. This is what, at least until a year ago. was the most powerful position in the world.
And he’s not competent enough to read a briefing. No wonder he has so much time to watch Fox News!