Trump Times Entry 238 – TweedleTrump and TweedleKim

TweedleTrump and TweedleKim

July 5, 2017

(With apologies to both Lewis Carroll and John Byrom, but we seem to have stepped through the looking glass.)

 

TweedleTrump and TweedleKim
Agreed to have a battle;
For TweedleTrump said TweedleKim
Had spoiled his nice new rattle.
Just then flew down a monstrous crow,
As black as a tar-barrel;
Which frightened both those heroes so,
They quite forgot their quarrel.

While Carroll’s Tweedledum and Tweedledee resemble our very own Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, in that they really want to fight and share personality types, the expectation that a dark force (China) will swoop down and prevent disaster, as so many Trump supporters claim, is a fairytale.

Two-hundred-thirty-nine days after the results of the general election led us down this rabbit hole we find ourselves at the whim of leaders who act like Lewis Carroll characters, but lack the benefit of having read the stories.

Like Alice, the republic wonders if today’s adventures are our own nightmares, or the dreams of the Red (or, maybe orange) king. Oh, and why is a raven like a writing desk?

Here’s hoping the knights (both red and white) take the launch codes away from these fools,
osv

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