It's been said that masculinity is fragile - but you'd have thought once a person has been propelled to the highest office in the Western world, they wouldn't be so insecure.
This allegedly isn't true for US President Donald Trump; who needs to be validated by White House staff. According to a report by the New York Times, aides have learnt to to tell the President that he's better than Obama, in order to "keep him sweet".
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National Security Council officials have strategically included Trump's name in "as many paragraphs as we can because he keeps reading if he's mentioned," according to one source, who relayed conversations he had with NSC officials.