Desperate men do desperate things, and in the closing chapter of his presidency, no one was more desperate than Donald Trump. He could see the end coming, and it scared him to death. To avoid it, no option was off the table.
Trump presents himself as always in control — as when he returned from his hospital stay with a COVID infection to strike a heroic pose and rip off his mask. But the testimony of former aide Cassidy Hutchinson exposed him as a terrified wretch lashing out wildly at every turn.