Trump successfully blended a rare genius for self-publicity with the EQ of Attila The Hun and of being President. This meant four years of full time employment, with overtime and penalty rates, for cartoonists, comedians, impersonators and lawyers.
Dog catches car. Law hits front page. From AAA to SBV.
The reality is that dealing with pessimistic and leaden EU negotiators is a Sisyphean task. Borisconi yesterday agreed with Ursula von der Leyen, EC President and a German whose sense of humour was crafted in a bunker, to give their negotiators until Sunday to avoid a no-deal. Sigh.
Waiter! Bring me Chateau Cardboard. Guilty! Money, money.
It swells the heart to read that shoppers in Australia's 'allies' have been urged to buy a bottle of Australian wine. This is a campaign to stand up to the bullying of Australia, especially our winegrowers, by Emperor Xi Jinping and his palanquin of xenophobic sycophants.
End of lease, Mr President. From Russia, with love. OPEC - the end?
Trump may get the DCM from his Mar-A-Lago resort: he now cannot use it as a private residence. The council permit Trump signed in 1993, when he built the members' club, stated that he could spend no more than 21 days per year there. Back to New Yoik?
Strapped to his recliner, Wry & Dry is now beholden to the increasingly soapy soap opera called The Crown. With only the solace of a glass of Fever Tree bitter lemon, extravagantly diluted with Hendrick's gin, to dull the rising cringe-ometer.
Nightmare in Washington. Firing from the grave. A chicken in every pot.
I-Won-I-Really-Won-Trump fired Defense Secretary Esper on Tuesday, a week after the election. The summary dismissal was in a Trump tweet: “Mark Esper has been terminated”. There were no reports of funeral arrangements.