Lots of nuggets in the Washington Post’s new inside look at the incoherent rhetoric and policy agenda of Donald Trump, but this really says it all:

When staffers sought to include an attack on Democrats’ Medicare-for-all proposals in Trump’s campaign speeches this fall, he initially blanched, two administration aides said. Medicare is popular, he said, and voters want it. Eventually, he agreed to the attack if he could say Democrats were going to take the entitlement away.