Trump’s bedtime story: “The Book”

Trump got so exasperated with McMaster that he’d look at other papers on his desk while the national security adviser was talking — his view of an alpha male move to show that the general was failing to interest him.

The more effective approach with Trump is to use simple, short bullets, or a graphic or timeline — anything demonstrative.

The bullets are so pithy that one source said they’re “basically slogans.”