It’s easy to be dismissive of Trump. But is it safe to think he’ll get his in the end?
No, he’s not a genius like Stephen Hawking or David Foster Wallace or Prince. Nor is he even Warren Buffet or Bill Gates. Rather, Trump is a genius in the same way as the raccoon which continues to get into the bungeed garbage can in my garage that holds the cat food is a genius. He is an intuitive genius.
Donald Trump is a genius at using people. Ask Chris Christie. Many observers point to the turnover in Trump’s campaign leadership as bad management. It’s anything but. Corey Lewandowski did his job, getting Trump through a crowded field of candidates. But by June, despite his primary success, there was still a chance the GOP Establishment would the rules process to deny him the nomination. Lewandowski was an outsider who couldn’t help with that. So Trump discarded him. (Check out Ernst Rohm on Wikipedia. But I digress.) Continue reading