In a report by NPR's All Things Considered, the success of President Trump's 100-days marker was discussed within the context of his political platform which they referred to as "Trumpism." Much of their report described how Trumpism doesn't have an Ideology as it is based off of making impulsive decisions. The report also tried to measure how successful Trumpism might be but was told that because there were no "Trumpists" in Congress, it would be difficult to be able to make his agenda a success, despite it relying mostly on indecision. Whether this "ideology" will take or not has yet to be seen just as whether it is an ideology that is building or is simply up for grabs.

The chaos continues

It would appear that it's the latter, as its been pointed out in one article published by the Daily Beast which talked about White House communications director Mike Dubke's meeting with staffers about how to create a good spin on Trump's 100-day marker was leaked. The piece quoted David Axelrod who was Barack Obama's former chief strategist who said: "In the absence of a governing philosophy or experience, there is not a West Wing. There is a NW Wing and a SW Wing -- many wings, all fighting for primacy, and leaking to score points on the others.

It's very destructive." But, is this destructive for Trump?

Blasting News published an article about how the President hissed at the 100-day standard but was still trying to make some moves in Congress to force them to create something that would make him look as if he had accomplished something. This shows that while he was against some of the basic traditions at one point, he acts entirely different, as if he's trying to cram everything at once, like a college student who stayed up partying rather than studying.

Signs of rational decision making

So there is some sense that it does matter to him somewhat and that he can accept some standard that comes with the presidency. But the fact that he hasn't done much of anything to legislate as any other president in the past, is that Trumpism? Its also been said that he likes this kind of chaos, to see people fighting for their spot and over him.

Up to a certain point, however, how far does it get him? Was he serious about wanting to get rid of Obamacare when he didn't bother to understand what he was getting rid of? In aother Blasting News article that talked about the repairs to his National Security Council, it seemed as if it were some indication of regular order coming back to the office to be able to handle very real issues that needed to be addressed.

This meant that the removal of Stephen Bannon was seen as important as during this time there were reports that Bannon and Kushner were not getting along. The media coverage on that tension was so widely reported that President Trump apparently spoke to them to tell them to fix the problem.

So clearly, there's a limit to the chaos he will allow and a break in the idea that Trumpism might not operate on malfunction, but that assumes we're to take the term seriously. In reality, there's already a word that's been used long before it was rebranded as Trumpism that everyone can already understand and it's called "incompetence."