Jeffrey Goldberg: How Is Trump Going to React When China or North Korea Troll Him?

‘Is Rex Tillerson or Jim Mattis, the defense secretary, are they going to have to have special people monitoring Donald Trump’s Twitter feed to see what policy becomes?’

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GOLDBERG: "I’m wondering, of course, if this is going to be what the next four years are going to be like every day. The thought that I have about Lewis is an operative one, also. The first thought is, is Rex Tillerson or Jim Mattis, the defense secretary, are they going to have to have special people monitoring Donald Trump’s Twitter feed to see what policy becomes? The John Lewis thing is interesting as a moral issue, as a political issue. It’s also interesting as an operational issue. I’m curious about how he’s going to use this tool going forward. Because he’s about to become president. And he is so easily trolled by people that when he becomes president, if North Korea, China, someone else, starts trolling him, how is he going to react? Because this is not an appropriate reaction."

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