Maybe it was too much to expect James to come up with a practical asshole management theory. The Adventure of the Mistyped Consulting Detective. I can't sincerely and properly say "That damn Trump; but I really like him! But perhaps there's a common thread, some sort of pattern in the Assholery? The author's not a sparkling wit, so it can be a bit dry at times.
You can't trust him not to have sex with your own mother if he had the chance.
James defines an asshole as follows. To me, this is part of being an asshole. I also don't think there's any good way to know which sections any given individual ought to read. Now turn to foul language. To be an asshole is to exhibit such behavior consistently over a long period of time, and James feels that "if you are willing to call yourself an asshole, this indicates that you are not in fact one. The term was especially useful as communication.