The gambler: Why Trump keeps doubling down on an idiotic Russia strategy.

“Heads.” In the most recent play in which they will eventually be dead, Hamlet’s pals Rosencrantz and Guildenstern flip a coin. A lot. It comes up heads, always heads. This surprises them. Eventually, it should come up tails. It does not. This requires Guildenstern — or maybe it’s Rosencrantz — to reexamine his faith in the law of probability. […]