Wilbur Baron is a president in need of constant affirmation. With a basic distrust of government employees who don’t shower him with adulation, many of which he appointed, he steps outside the government and relies on powerful friends to help him shape his policies. The result is a dual information flow where his administration stumbles forward in chaos. Baron’s erratic behavior is dangerous, but no one is willing to address it. Those in government sit by powerless, and his friends outside government continue to make money off his administration, so why change anything? The White House is run like a clown training school in which ADHD is rampant. By ceding his powers to his friends, for a profit, he allows Erik King to become the most powerful man in government. In War in the Time of PR you can read about their insidious plans and where you might fit into the brave new world they envision.