The man who wrote the book on narcissistic personality disorder has joined the debate over Donald Trump as his presidency grinds its gears.
Paul McGeough is chief foreign correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald.
In the crazy cross-currents of the first weeks of the Trump administration, it is an absence that is most striking – trust is missing in action.
At the end of a week in which he misplaced his national security adviser, and found a replacement who bolted, Trump said his administration "is running like a fine-tuned machine".
This town often gets way ahead of the game, but the credentials of some conjuring up the dark days of Watergate are not to be sneezed at.
First, they brought us fake news; and then, alternative facts. Now, compliments of the Trump administration, we bring you "instinctive correctness".
Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late on Monday, a dramatic early casualty in an administration hobbled by security chaos and confusion.
FBI is reportedly investigating Michael Flynn's communications with the Russian envoy.
Funny thing, reality. Trump was so in the face of his opponents and the world, that his volte-faces are historically spectacular.
In the ructions over Trump's migration crackdown, the President's doing away with the Dodd-Frank Act and the Fiduciary Rule has garnered little attention.
These are scary days for big-named American businesses – if they stock Trump products, they can incur the wrath of a consumer boycott that is turbocharged by the power of social media; but if they drop the presidential brands, they incur the wrath of the Tweeter-in-Chief.