If the leader of the free world continues to demonstrate a casual disregard for reality, fantasy rather than facts will become the norm, and seeking the actual truth will seem pointless to us all.
If you want to be more persuasive, you've got to create a pain. You've got to create a need. No one changes when things are good; they change when things are bad. You always want people on the edge of their seats saying, ‘We are so screwed.’ And then you say, ‘Let me try to resolve it for you.’