I'm not a professor (I did teach college English before law school, though)
but I'll take a crack at it.
I think the answer is how Trump manipulates those around him, draws them in. and makes them complicit.
Michael Cohen, Andrew McCabe, @PreetBharara, @Comey and . . .
. . . others have talked about this.
I wrote about it here:
The "Trump is senile and doesn't now what he's doing" crowd should read how Comey and others describe the expert way he manipulates.
*know, not now.
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