We’ve seen strange scenes—Democrats holding a Senate sleepover to oppose a cabinet nominee, followed by the Vice President showing up to break a tie vote. We have praised old enemies and insulted allies.
How do we account for this presidential flurry of activity? Some think Trump likes to create distractions, overwhelming the media and the government. Perhaps it’s his businessman’s inclination to tackle several things at once.
But clearly both the media and the government will need to adjust to a new pace and a new style. If people wanted change in Washington, they are certainly getting it.