- David Axelrod: Trump aims to revive slipping campaign with combative team, including Roger Ailes and Brietbart exec
- He says Trump can fire their missiles, but where will they land? Trump has repeatedly hurt himself with off-the-wall behavior
David Axelrod is CNN's senior political commentator and host of the podcast "The Axe Files." He was senior adviser to President Barack Obama and chief strategist for the 2008 and 2012 Obama campaigns. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)About a half century ago, a journeyman ballplayer named Rocky Bridges made his debut as the manager of the San Jose Bees, a desultory California League team.