It was draining, … to have the negative comments about no leadership and no guts, so he opted for a war. Now, next, … being so predictable, will be the problem. He has his war, one he can claim ….. or, not.
… but he was said to be slow to act ….. that bothered him too, but we’ll soon find he doesn’t like to be thought of as predictable, nor, like a rebellious child, “manipulatable“.
So, what next? Who knows? It has to be something unexpected, front and center-stage …. even that’s predictable!