Buy ‘Concerning Trump’ … A Book of Historical Quotes Reimagined for Donald J. Trump’s Turbulent Era.
About the Book:
Political parody can be defined as: “… a literary work in which the style of an author or work is closely imitated for comic effect or in ridicule.” – Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Parody may help those of us cope who have a liberal or moderate political disposition. It may also help make bearable these turbulent political times under the growing shadow of Trumpism.
This frequently somber, sometimes humorous volume reimagines historical quotes with a keen eye focused on Donald J. Trump, Trumpism, and his Republican party.
But beware, this book can only be taken in small doses.
If you read it and start feeling ill, that’s a good sign, a sign that you’ve been paying attention to what’s been going on in our country under the Trump regime.
Set it aside for a while.
But never set aside your vigilance for leaders like Donald J. Trump.
Sample Parody Quotes:
Since we cannot know what Trump is, but only what he is not, we must consider the ways in which he is not rather in the ways in which he is. Is that clear?
Trump, God has given you abilities, instead of which you go about the country talking trash.
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future. But Trump makes doing so unpredictable and unreliable to the extent that it is humanly possible.
Trump shows that no cause remains but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very existence of politics, the cause of tyranny.
For Trump it is easier to act than to think.
Trump haunts us. It is his function to haunt us.
Nature made Trump and then broke the mold.
Trump is dear to Republicans, but dearer still should be truth.
Trump does not know that excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines our destiny.
Trump is fading away because the energy of the mind is the essence of life.
Dignity does not consist in Trump possessing honors, but in him deserving them.
The educated differ from Trump as much as the awake from the dead.
A would-be tyrant like Trump must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Voters are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has God on his side.
Trump and his cult-like followers know that democracies may easily degenerate into despotisms if enough lies are believed. The bigger the lie, the better for them.
It is amazing how nice people will be to Trump after they know he is leaving office.