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Trump’s consequential presidency is beginning to show

Ed Rogers, Washington Post

For all the misfires within the Cabinet, the staff shake-ups, the tweets and the media obsessions, the elements of a truly consequential presidency are visible around the edges. Trump is making his mark diplomatically, and the economy in the United States has solidified and is turning toward real growth. As mainstream Republican voters become used to — or at least numb to — Trump’s crudeness and behavior, they are willing to see progress as it presents itself. Yet the Trump presidency could be an exploding cigar. Just as you begin to settle in and get used to it, the whole thing could blow apart. Only Trump can destroy Trump.