It's never too soon for a functional White House

    Perhaps we're getting somewhere. From a Politico profile of an administration ending its third week:

    "The interviews paint a picture of a powder-keg of a workplace where job duties are unclear, morale among some is low, factionalism is rampant and exhaustion is running high. Two visitors to the White House last week said they were struck by how tired the staff looks.

    "In Washington circles, talk has turned to whether a staff shake-up is in the works.

    "One person close to Trump said: 'I think he'd like to do it now, but he knows it's too soon.' "

    It is most certainly not "too soon."

    It's not entirely clear how much of what's wrong would be cured by imposing a proper structure onto a Donald Trump White House. The president would still be ill-informed, intemperate, and just entirely unsuited for the job.

    However, putting a real chief of staff in charge would at least help compensate for Trump's utter lack of management skills.

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