One could spend a lot of time ruminating all the destruction Trump is leaving in his wake. Some of it is immediately reversible, and much will take much longer to rebuild and repair. However, one thing that in unmistakable and open for immediate discussion is the question of Character. In this article, David Brooks uses an excellent measure to which Individual One can be compared. General James "Mad Dog" Mattis is the standard in this argument. The current occupant of the White House wishes he were like him, but he is not, nor could he ever be.