Jan 29, 2017 - Politics & Policy
Huffington to Trump: get more sleep!
Arianna Huffington's new wellness website, Thrive Global, posts her "Modest Proposal: Mr. President, Get Some Sleep":
What "Trump is recreating is the [Bill] Clinton working process … with all of its feverish, frantic, late-night, sleep-deprived chaos. … His first week was dominated by his clumsy handling of the gays-in-the-military issue … And according to [David] Gergen, this way of working 'planted seeds that almost destroyed Clinton's presidency.' Bill Clinton himself later acknowledged [to CNN in 2008] 'every important mistake I've made in my life, I've made because I was too tired.'" ...
"Trump has long regarded sleep as just another adversary to be dominated into submission. "You know, I'm not a big sleeper," he said during a campaign rally in Illinois. "I like three hours, four hours. I toss, I turn, I beep-de-beep, I want to find out what's going on.' And many of his campaign's most divisive moments [tweets] came in the middle of the night or early morning."