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    Is President Trump America’s Unacknowledged Poet Laureate?

    Is President Trump America’s Unacknowledged Poet Laureate?

    ...Rob Long’s Bigly: Donald Trump in Verse (Regnery Publishing, 2017) takes a different tack. Instead of randomly assembling words, Long lifted verbatim quotes from our current president going as far back as the 1980s and changed only the formatting and punctuation to create 100 poems in free verse. The result is a collection of The Donald’s reflections on life, love, beauty, and death in a style reminiscent of Ezra Pound. Combined with fawning commentary, it is yugely hilarious.

    Consider “Poorly Educated,” which is taken from Trump’s Nevada Primary victory speech in February 2016:

    So we won the evangelicals.
    We won with young.
    We won with old.
    We won with highly educated.
    We won with poorly educated —
    I love the poorly educated!

    ...There is also “The Pope”:

    The Pope
    I hope
    Can only be scared
    By God.

    ...Donald Trump’s magnificent poem “It”:

    We need that thinking.
    We have the opposite thinking.
    We have losers.
    We have losers.
    We have people that don’t have
    It.

    Don't get me wrong, I still love The Poetry of D.H. Rumsfeld

    ...

    The Unknown
    As we know,
    There are known knowns.
    There are things we know we know.
    We also know
    There are known unknowns.
    That is to say
    We know there are some things
    We do not know.
    But there are also unknown unknowns,
    The ones we don't know
    We don't know.

    —Feb. 12, 2002, Department of Defense news briefing

    ...
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Interesting, made me want to have some fun too.


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    Quote Originally Posted by midcan5 View Post
    Interesting, made me want to have some fun too.


    you ain't gonna convince
    deep down racists
    with intelligence
    they all republicans today
    Lincoln would ponder
    mention abortion guns welfare
    food stamps immigrants
    etc etc etc etc
    don't forget AA
    then so called religious
    add in resentful white men
    vote republican
    that much is established
    democrats have to
    label the republicans
    what they really do
    ignore their smoke screen
    care for babies
    the working class
    and coal too
    money for the rich
    none for CHIP
    less for the old
    and needy
    shout it from the rooftops.

    "A tyrant institutionalises stupidity, but he is the first servant of his own system and the first to be installed within it." Gilles Deleuze


    "President-elect Trump seems incapable of experiencing humility. Despite the multiple bankruptcies, the failed businesses, the failed marriages, he seems to maintain an impenetrable self-regard."

    https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs...best-president
    It is interesting how Dems can just claim racism and get away with it.
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