You know you haven't been sleeping well when you have the words "Donald Trump" and "extremely strategic" in the same sentence.

The real reason is probably more along the lines of "his advisors are telling him this so he'll be able to frame this as a temporary setback and not him being permanently barred from the levers of power due to his massive unpopularity."

You know half his inner circle is rolling their eyes and telling him "Sure Mr. President, the Vague Conspiracy has rigged this election, but just relax, take some well-earned time off, and when Sleepy Joe humiliates himself, America will be BEGGING for you to come back!"

So there's this thing called privacy