The dude has nothing. Everybody knows it. Everybody knew it from the beginning. And when ya got nothing, what do you do? You distract.
All the hype; all the “I got this handled” swagger; the smug “I know America’s economy is reeling, people are hurting, and millions of citizens remain jobless, but let me take this Martha’s vineyard vacation first”; calling for, of all things a rare and special joint session of Congress as a backdrop for his wonderful, brilliant plan — SQUIRREL!!!! —
— the schoolboy punk antics in calling for that joint session speech in prime time at the same time as a long-scheduled Republican presidential candidate debate.