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July 30, 2017

The sound and fury of the Tweeter-in-Chief

Filed under: News — Scottie @ 14:22

I think he likes to tweet because in his mind no one is as smart as he is, no is as well liked as he is, no one dares not read his pronouncements in awe of what he will tweet next. As no one can argue with him, he will shut off any one who doesn’t reply how great he is from responding to him. He is a man in charge of the device and king of that make believe world. Hugs

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The president does not hold press conferences to push his agenda. He does not preside over town halls, nor does he explain policy from the podium. He does not speak to his Attorney General when he is displeased.

He tweets.

Waking up to the president’s Twitter feed brings William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury to mind. Not the book, mind you, but that famous line from Shakespeare’s Macbeth from which the title derives: “a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”

Because what, if anything, do a president’s tweets signify?

In a 60 Minutes interview on healthcare, the president said, “I am going to take care of everybody … Everybody’s going to be taken care of much better than…

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2 Comments »

  1. Like Pope Francis said the other day: “Trump is a coward and a f**kin a**hole.”

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    Comment by inspiredbythedivine1 — July 30, 2017 @ 16:37


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