Donald Trump isn’t just losing the presidency. He is losing his power.
The Oval Office comes with a lot of authority, of course, but President Trump’s power has always been rooted in his talent for attracting and keeping attention. That’s why, even during his ostensible career as a developer and casino operator, he kept finding ways to end up on TV and in movies — and why, when social media emerged, Trump attracted even bigger audiences by pumping out his thoughts a few hundred characters at a time. When he ran for president in 2016, cable networks would show his rallies for hours, giving him billions