The pundits instantly ripped Donald Trump’s campaign shakeup yesterday, using analogies like Titanic deck chairs and saying the candidate, not the staff, is the problem.
And it’s true that some of the recent unforced errors have been Trump’s doing, amplified by increasingly hostile media coverage. But based on conversations with knowledgeable sources, let’s offer a contrarian view.
00:51 Trump Campaign Was Subject to 'Incidental' Surveillance, Says Nunes28
09:00 Roger Stone, the ‘Trickster’ on Trump’s Side, Is Under F.B.I. Scrutiny53
18:04 With his presidency off course, Trump confronts the lessons of the health-care debacle21
10:05 Trump's ex-national security adviser 'discussed Gulen removal'27