This is a hoax conducted by the New York Times, very likely by Sarah Jeong the new hire to the editorial board.
Until they produce hard proof otherwise, no other option should even come under consideration.
To the NYT: Prove who the author is or we will assume it is you... and press for criminal charges for perpetrating this fraud.
EXACTLY. They won't be able to find the White House staffer who wrote it because it was written by the Times itself. Bet on it.
This is an editor's contribution to the "let's f*** 'em up" momentum and will be exposed as such ... in time.
Meanwhile we, and President Trump will
This is much like the “composite” writings of Obama’s girlfriend, junkies and other fictitious stories.