He wants to lead the U.S. military. Yet he tells us that he had to act as he did partly because of a cartoon on the cover of a magazine. What could Vladimir Putin bait Donald Trump into doing with a strategic joke about his executive branch?
— Conor Friedersdorf, The Unnerving Insecurities of Donald Trump
It would indeed be troubling to watch Trump fall into the hands of a master baiter like Putin.