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In Trumpland, ‘stable genius’ requires a new definition

19 3 8

Hearing how infuriated U.S. President Donald Trump was by Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," I had to read it.

A veritable expose that is said to contain both fact and sloppily sourced information of dubious accuracy, the book went on sale earlier this month in the United States and became an instant sensation.

None of the bookstores I visited in central Tokyo had a copy in stock, and I had to make do with an e-reader edition.

Starting to read it with a healthy dose of skepticism, I was surprised by the author's unexpectedly detailed narrative.

For instance, Wolff describes how Trump overrode the protests of the Secret Service and had a lock installed on his bedroom door........

© The Asahi Shimbun