Is Donald Trump the Adam Silver of politics? For someone with such a big mouth, why hasn’t he addressed his fellow citizens yet? Sorry, but tweets and subtweets are no substitute for a live address to the nation.
Update (May 31): Still waiting … Although Trump made some ineffectual remarks about the need for “law and order” at a scheduled speech at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, he has yet to address the nation from the Oval Office during prime time. What in God’s name is he waiting for?
Update #2 (June 1): Trump addressed the nation today and implied that he might deploy the U.S. military to quell the current unrest. Here is a recap of the relevant laws that allow the president to take military action inside the U.S.