Tuesday 17 July 2018

Will Trump fire himself next?

When The Donald was finally elected, he seemed as surprised as anyone else. Picture: Reuters
When The Donald was finally elected, he seemed as surprised as anyone else. Picture: Reuters
Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor

Remember 2016? Innocent times. Back then, there was a theory that the last thing Donald Trump wanted was to be President of America.

After all, why would this guy - with all his money, fame, and a cushy life which seemed like a long golfing holiday - want to take on all that responsibility? Back in those innocent times, we thought that if you became President of the USA, your life would no longer be one long golfing holiday.

As the campaign went on, the theory developed that this was a prank gone wrong, that Trump was trying to sabotage himself by saying daft things, as he was terrified he might win.

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