He has been remarkably durable, given his failings, but surely now he has no way to claw back the ground he has lost. He lives in a fantasy world; he has no idea when he is lying or not. I am always fascinated by the white circles round his eyes (probably the result of tanning goggles). The rot started with George Stephanopoulos’ interview with him a week or so ago in which he lavished praise on his fabulous temperament. Since then he has seemed absurd and unhinged.