For, improvisation and the Great Innocent are not the most salubrious of combina- tions. History has noticed. He might have begged us, for example, to stay tuned last week for a crescendo of ven- geance on the 9th Circuit's ruling against his policing farce, only to swerve off- noggin with frettings about his interlocutory magnitude. He doesn't need a script, he he needs a valet de chambre.
Ah, but seated just above him, all will be provided. Or, what's a Paul Ryan for, if not to keep a guy on his mark, to fulfill his part? A delicate whisper, is all. There'll be no forgetting what to say, at taxcutting time, no sweet idylls in Crimea, while bankers lie weeping in their chains.