- Michael D'Antonio: On Friday, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as baby boomer-in-chief
- His ascension to power makes sense when you consider him in the context of his generation
- Baby boomers, including Trump, were defined by a rejection of social norms and an embrace of self-absorption
Michael D'Antonio, the author of "The Truth About Trump," is writing Trump Watch, a series of columns on President-elect Donald Trump for CNN Opinion. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The man who will put his hand on the Lincoln Bible on Friday is unlike any president in living memory. But he does not defy understanding. In fact, Donald Trump is a product of his generation, a profoundly narcissistic president who should be regarded as the baby boomer-in-chief.