Who’s firmly in charge in Washington? Donald the Unready isn’t | Farmer

Washington correspondents have been at pains to find past political leaders who might be compared (for incompetence, mostly) to Donald J. Trump. Among others, James Buchanan, Lincoln’s predecessor, a guy who sleep-walked as the country careened toward civil war, gets dishonorable mention in the Trump-like sweepstakes. Richard Milhous Nixon also seems a popular choice. I differ,…