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Donald Trump has presented himself as a strong man, with statements like “I alone can fix it.” And people have feared that he’d be a strongman like Vladimir Putin, whom Trump has praised along with other tyrannical foreign thugs.

But what if Trump is actually weak?

In recent days, he’s apparently wavered on issues central to his campaign:
Obamacare, Muslim immigration, and the Mexico border wall.

I’m not complaining. I like Trump’s backing away from some elements of these pledges. I wish he’d back off even further.

But the fact is that he’s wavering even before he’s been sworn in.

When I was growing up, I heard that all bullies are cowards: Pressure them and they’ll fold.

Is Trump folding under the pressure of becoming president?

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