Did you notice that D. Trump has recommended another Wall Street billionaire for his crusade to make America great again? Yep, in this instance the plutocrat’s name is Stephen A. Feinberg, the co-founder of a cash cow name Cerberus Capital Management and reported to be quite friendly with Steve Bannon (here we go again!), the president’s thought-meister.
Trump wants him to head an investigation of the American intelligence agency. As you already know, Herr Trump has not been pleased with the agency that is supposed to inform him of anything not in lockstep with his and America’s interests. So now we have the awful spectacle of the lifeline to the president’s own crazed intelligence being investigated by Cerberus.
Cerberus? It figures. Greek myth assigned the multi-headed monster to guard the gates of hell to prevent the dead from leaving it. So I must ask what is the symbolism here that attracted Trump? And by the way, in Trumpville, whatever happened to mere millionaires?
All of which encourages the thought that the stars in Old Glory might be replaced with dollar signs and flown above all Trump hotels. Makes sense, don’t you think?
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As Bibi Netanyahu leaves the shadow of the Trump White House, it is again worrisome that the president finds himself in friendly engagement with two foreign leaders who are so much smarter and more wily than he is: Netanyahu and Vladimir Putin. (Trump is Bibi’s “chump”, wrote Thomas Friedman.)
And how can we put up with Trump’s new robotic advisor Stephen Miller when he asserts that the president cannot be questioned? No way, he says.
The new kid from the Alabama attorney general’s office before the Sessions promotion to the Trump inner circle is so Nazi-like even though he’s Jewish, has a lot to learn about Mein Kampf. Meantime, I must give him the the Grumpy Abe Linguistic Lunacy (GALL) award with plenty of competition these days from others.
Yikes. I’ ve been thumbing through my collection of old Major Hoople cartoons, the boastful pompous airbag of yesterday, hopeful of finding a reasonable caricature of Trump. I think I found it!.