Trump played nice for a night

Trump’s speech to Congress deserves to be taken seriously — here’s how. Donald Trump fact check: Almost every big claim he made in his speech to Congress was false. Salesman-in-Chief: Trump promised America could have all the cake it wants, and lose weight, too — what happens when he needs to deliver? Trump basks in the approval of the “enemy of the American people”. Pundits applaud Trump’s “presidential” call for white nationalist policies. The worst performance of Trump’s presidency now belongs to the press corps: The media's reaction to his speech to Congress was shameful. Don’t be fooled — Donald Trump didn’t pivot. There’s no reason for style to triumph over substance. Trump is performing the role of president, not doing the job. Trump played nice for a night — a technique straight out of the autocrat’s playbook.