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Assessing Trump’s More Upbeat Speech

Mar 01, 2017 - The New York Times

To the Editor:

Re “Visions of Trumptopia” (editorial, March 1):

President Trump made an admirable attempt at being a statesman in his first speech to Congress on Tuesday night, but a controlled Donald Trump is still Donald Trump. It is far too late to fool us by putting on sheep’s clothing.

President Trump used an expanded vocabulary in his speech in an effort to sound presidential, admittedly with some success. But beneath the artificial veneer still lies the soul of a m...