Trump Is Living Proof Of How A Lemon Can Be Turned Into Lemonade.

Trump is a lemon of a man, a very broken man, and yet as such he has risen up to become president of the United States of America. That is no small accomplishment for so flawed a human being, but certainly not unprecedented when looking back to mid twentieth century Germany and its demonic leader.

At some point in his life, without conscious thought for sure, Trump’s internal monitor must have recognized its master’s plight and figure out an upside-down method for turning liabilities into assets. Saying to self that surely there must be millions of other broken souls of the world that could identify with him, sympathize with him and be willing to support him.

And so this fool of a man learned how to conjure up fool’s gold, tacky glitz that would impress the less sophisticated, guidable and desperate of society. It didn’t matter how one succeeded, or better yet whether one succeeded at all, just so long as the perception of great success succeeded. And so after many failed attempts at business involving countless lawsuits and numerous bankruptcies Trump settled upon the business of apparent power and wealth, all through the mechanism of fame and hype.

Just as a prostitute rents her bodies for bucks, Trump would rent his name plastered on tall buildings around the world for bucks and notoriety. But of course the icing on the cake of Trump’s self-promotion campaign would be his fake business expertise as projected on his virtual reality TV series The Apprentice.

There is that saying, “fake it until you make it.” In the Donald’s case he simply never ever admits failure or defeat. He merely keeps squeezing the juice out of his endless lemon producing adventures until all that folks see is fresh lemonade — or at least that’s what his delusional true believers see.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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