The George Washington Presser: Donald Trump Delivers Crowning Achievement In Abject Absurdity

The George Washington Presser: Donald Trump Delivers Crowning Achievement In Abject Absurdity

On August 15, 2017, in the wake of - and I can't even believe I'm saying this - a fatal Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Donald Trump convened a press conference ostensibly to talk to reporters about infrastructure. Suffice to say infrastructure ended up getting short shrift. The President, at wit's end with questions about his handling of the Charlottesville incident, had a meltdown on national television. Pressed by reporters to definitively denounce white nationalists, Trump pro
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6 thoughts on “The George Washington Presser: Donald Trump Delivers Crowning Achievement In Abject Absurdity

  1. …all of which confirms Bob Woodward’s description of a White House in chaos. Can you imagine the terror in the hearts’ of Trump’s handlers when he gives a press conference?

    1. Nah, certainly by now his handlers know the schtick … “just give ’em the old razzle dazzle” … flood ’em with so much new absurdity that they quickly forget about yesterday’s absurdities.
      “Throw ’em a fake and a finagle, They’ll never know you’re just a bagel”

  2. I ask, when will this “national nightmare” be over? I’ll say that I look at history quit differently now. I thought extreme nationalism was always fanned only by dire situations. But here we have our very own Il Duce, with a quarter of the originals intelligence, leading a mob that’s upset because he told them to be so. The richest country on the planet. Extraordinarily depressing.

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