Wednesday 25 April 2018

'Master of Universe' playing game his own way as chaos reigns

Anthony Scaramucci Picture: Reuters
Anthony Scaramucci Picture: Reuters

Gerard O'Regan

Of all the oddball dudes Donald Trump has wooed into his inner circle, Anthony Scaramucci is surely right up there. But as events turned out, he was just a little too off-beam even for The Donald - and was shown the door after just 10 days.

'The Mooch', as he is known to his friends, could hardly contain himself at the prospect of working in the White House.

Mr Trump was a "great love" in his life, he gushed. In the circumstances it is an odd kind of phrase to use when describing a political relationship. But given this was American speak, the choice of language and its slightly intimate undertones didn't seem to matter all that much.

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