‘You think you’re so f***ing smart’
TWO key players in Donald Trump’s campaign have revealed what the President is really like behind closed doors in a revealing new book.
In Let Trump Be Trump, released overnight in the US, Mr Trump’s early campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and deputy campaign manager David Bossie provide an insider’s account of how the real estate developer pulled off the biggest political upset in history.
While the book is at pains to paint the President as a mould-breaking hero, the book unwittingly provides a steady stream of laugh-out-loud moments that often make Mr Trump look like a petulant brat incapable of admitting his own mistakes.
It’s worth noting that the book is nakedly self-serving. Mr Lewandowski and Mr Bossie are both out to claim credit for their role in Mr Trump’s election, and they strangely refer to themselves in the third person throughout the book, despite being billed as its sole authors.
With that in mind, here are some highlights.