Howard Stern wonders why Trump wants to be President. Stern warned his old friend that winning the presidency would not be a good thing for Trump. Stern cautioned his friend, the then candidate Donald Trump, to consider the consequences of holding such a high profile difficult job, stating that the Trump he knew needs to feel loved. Being president requires having a thick skin. According to the way the President reacts to criticism maybe Howard Stern was right. Trump may not have the thick-skinned backbone to allow criticism to roll off his back.

That is why instead of attending the White House Correspondence Dinner tonight the President opted out. Instead he held a rally surrounded by his greatest supporters: Those he knew would clap and cheer at almost anything he said as right now President Trump is their hero.

Trump knows how to seduce the middle-class

He is the man who seduced millions of disenfranchised middle-class Americans into his circle. He made them believe their hopes and dreams could and would come true. Like them Trump could see that middle-class dreams were not being honored. They saw that powerful news organizations were filled with overly educated hucksters with their own agenda - an agenda that did not include them and one they were tired of.

With Trump, the marginalized could point the finger at those who they believed were to blame for their woe and together they would set things right.

Here is the problem. Can Trump really do what he claims he can? It is one thing to align with peoples' anger, to empathize and suggest solutions. It is an entirely different intention to follow-through on those promises.

Telling people what they want to hear is, after all, very different from delivering to a large diverse group of people, the life they believe they are entitled to. Maybe the following through part of being President is something Trump did not really consider. He has passed a milestone -- The first one-hundred days in office.

There have been some successes. He can squeeze and twist out facts and portray himself as worthy of his office. Who knows, maybe he will follow-through on every promise he made. Nonetheless, he does admit to longing for his old life.

What will happen if Trump cannot do what he promised?

Like his old friend Howard Stern contemplated, America's middle-class ought to consider the alternative. What will happen to a fragile homesick President Trump if, like almost every President before him, he cannot accomplish anywhere near what he promised. Trump followers appear to be cut from a cloth that is dedicated to their version of the truth. Trump's Presidency exposed some real weaknesses in the American Political arena.

He talked to a wide, loud, and dedicated section of the population who felt ignored. Trump promised them he would be their President. What will happen when or if those who elected him realize he cannot or will not be able to give them what he promised? What if the lifestyle they expect him to provide turns out to be nothing but a house of mirrors?

Navigating new political territory

This is new territory. one the American political arena has yet to navigate. America is now in a position where popular shock jocks appear to know more about America's president then the greatest intellectual minds in the country. It is not that hard. President Trump turned his attention to the millions of Americans who felt excluded by politicians and pointed-out that maybe feeling that their dreams were being omitted by popular news outlets were valid.

Trump, a powerful successful man would set things right. He is their knight in shining armour. Others see him as, at the most, a knight, not in armor but in cheap tinfoil. What will happen to our President, or to the Office of the President, when or if these two world-views collide? Maybe this is why the President is avoiding the White House Correspondence Dinner tonight?