Category: President Donald Trump

Taking the measure of President Trump's I.Q.

  “You know, I’m, like, a smart person. I am a really smart guy. I’ve been known as being a very smart guy for a long time. I have a very good brain and I’ve said a lot of things. I’m intelligent. Some people would say I’m very, very, very intelligent. And then people say... Read more »

The Saga of Rob Porter Made Simple

  Staff Secretary Porter abused his ex-wives And was privy to secrets affecting our lives. The FBI knew, And McGahn, Kelly, too; Yet into Trump’s skull, the truth never arrives.  

On setting a low bar for Trump's trip to the Far East

  After crossing again the Pacific, Trump will say that his trip was “terrific”. That a  bomb wasn’t dropped On a place where  he stopped Should make all of us plumb beatific.
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Trump introduces Kelly with his typical hyperbole

  “In a meeting with his Cabinet after Monday’s swearing-in, Trump predicted Kelly will go down as “one of the greatest ever” chiefs of staff.”  [npr.org]   Trump says Kelly will be quite spectacular; Though I wouldn’t take this as oracular. He said this of Flynn And the rest he put  in. It’s his normal... Read more »

How Trump is spoon-fed classified information

  Trump’s attention span is short and he’s surely a napper So when given intelligence by someone like Clapper It is bullet-pointed And easily jointed And put in cartoons  by the likes of Jake Tapper.

Is CBS canning Scott Pelley for political reasons?

  “’Soft-spoken yet direct, anchor Scott Pelley is emerging as a blunt evaluator of President Donald Trump on his CBS Evening News’ broadcast,’ Associated Press television reporter David Bauder wrote in March. After Trump’s claim of underreported terrorist attacks last month, Pelley said on his newscast that ‘it has been a busy day for presidential... Read more »
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Macron gets a grip on Trump

“Emmanuel Macron has declared victory over Donald Trump, saying that his ability to defeat the US president in the handshake challenge was a ‘moment of truth’ which showed that the French leader was no pushover. The 39-year-old gripped his much older counterpart’s hand so firmly when they met for the first time ahead of a... Read more »

Briefing Trump on Jared

  What should the President do With his son-in-law Kushner? It’s time to bid him adieu And not have his tush near.  

Pope considers a weighty issue with Melania Trump

  “‘What do you give him to eat, potizza?’ the Pope asked[Melania Trump] the svelte ex-model, referring to a dessert from her native country.”  [nypost.com]   The Pope asked Trump’s wife what she feeds him; For his  gut is much like  a wide-waist tree. Well, he eats steak, cheeseburgers and pizza But not much Slovenian... Read more »
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On Trump's ubiquitous sour puss

  Why doesn’t the president smile some  more? He glowers more often than grins. Why so dyspeptic, ill-humored, and sore? Does he fear he will show his three chins?