Most presidents struggle in their first year as commander in chief. But Donald Trump got tired of winning before he started.
Melvyn P. LefflerMelvyn P. Leffler is Edward Stettinius professor of American history at
the University of Virginia. He is the author of the prizewinning
history of the early Cold War A Preponderance of Power: National
Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1992).