Washington( CNN) From time to time, in times of tragedy or international jeopardy, a chairman is called up on to say the right words at the right time and foster the national unity or summon the severity such events often produce.

During a turbulent week, the President opted not to specifically condemn white separatists tearing at the nation’s racial scars and deliberately intensified a showdown with North Korea over its nuclear program.

The words Trump opted on both occasions from his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf resort, disclosed the extent to which he rejects the ceremonial conventions of the presidency and is unwilling to hold his inclinations and rhetoric.

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