Trump isn’t a madman. He’s been following the authoritarian playbook since day one: Ruth Ben-Ghiat

It’s a common mistake to think of Trump as a madman but Trump’s strongman tactics are more predictable than they seem. Political commentator and New York University professor Ruth Ben-Ghiat explains why in the first episode of “Trump Is…,” THINK’s video op-ed series that tackles Trump and his presidency through a new lens each episode.