No doubt, some will shrug. When Tuesday's excerpts were published, the reactions from Trump's loudest detractors on Twitter could be summed up in a single word: Duh. And from his biggest fans, a different word: Fake. But beyond those predictable responses, there are important reporting insights contained in the book. Much of it comes back to the fundamental question about fitness. "Woodward's new book seems to confirm what many people still are not willing to acknowledge: the president is not mentally fit," Mother Jones D.C. bureau chief David Corn wrote on Twitter Tuesday afternoon. Corn, a vocal critic of Trump, co-authored the best selling book "Russian Roulette" earlier this year. Another journalist who has been outspoken about Trump, Vox's Ezra Klein, tweeted on Tuesday that "there should be a word for the pain of being repeatedly confronted Isometric Exercise Equipment with what you already know is true." "That's the experience of reporting on Trump, and reading these Trump books," Klein said. "What's going on in the White House is exactly what it looks like, and that's scary every single time." PeakFitPro In interviews, Woodward will likely be asked about this.
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