Wes Kelley

280 days ago

Yes, there is a cult of Trump. But that’s because we have a cult of the presidency in this country. It infects not just our understanding of the office, but of the person holding it.

Why the ‘Cult of Trump’ Has Taken Hold


Trump’s need for praise, the tribalism of his defenders, and the rise of the imperial presidency all play a role. ‘Rarely has a president changed his party as fast and profoundly as Donald J. Trump.