Bob Woodward

Witcover: Trump's tweets raise questions about his mental state

Witcover: Trump's tweets raise questions about his mental state

During the Watergate scandal of the 1970s, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward, who along with Carl Bernstein unearthed Richard Nixon's cover-up of his criminal activities, compared the revealing White House tapes to the old advertising slogan: "The gift that keeps on giving."

The same can be said today about Donald Trump's ranting tweets, which unmask him as a bitter, small-minded, narcissistic and misogynistic liar. Nixon's own words on the tapes brought him to the brink of impeachment, which he avoided by resigning.

In any event, his own jolting profanity was uttered in private conversation with his underlings. Mr. Trump's malign utterances have been offered...

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