POTUS45* an inaugural speech forgettable

By ann summers


Writing my inaugural address at the Winter White House, Mar-a-Lago, three weeks ago. Looking forward to Friday. #Inauguration https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/821772494864580614

They gaslit CNN with the “Fake News” lede that POTUS45* wrote his own speech. Maybe he or the Mar-a-lago concierge really did it in the lobby.

There were mostly tweetable moments cribbed from campaign moments in an otherwise lackluster text delivered with slurred speech.

But you can’t fabricate such a dismal message… perhaps Steve Bannon or Stephen Miller thought they were being sly or even literary, but really … it only makes Morgan Freeman even more like PBO or vice-versa, the speech foretells some immanent crises.

And then there’s the RNC Rick-Roll line that Melania used.

And like Melania’s speech, it’s not really plagiarism but a rhetorical homage, much like our upcoming military action will not be a war but a pageant.

Compare Trump’s declaration that,

“Today’s ceremony, however has very special meaning. Because today, we are not merely transferring power from one administration to another or from one party to another.

But we are transferring power from Washington D.C. and giving it back to you… the people. For too long a small group in our nation’s capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have born the cost.

Washington flourished but the people did not share in its wealth. Politicians prospered but the jobs left and the factories closed. The establishment protected itself but not the citizens of our country. Their victories have not been your victories. Their triumphs have not been your triumphs and while they celebrated in our nation’s capital, there was little to celebrate for struggling families all across our land. That all changes starting right here and right now because this moment is your moment. It belongs to you.”

Sound familiar? Declareth the cartoon Batman villain:

We take Gotham from the corrupt! The rich! The oppressors of generations who have kept you down with myths of opportunity, and we give it back to you… the people.

Gotham is yours. None shall interfere. Do as you please. Start by storming Blackgate, and freeing the oppressed! Step forward those who would serve. For and army will be raised. The powerful will be ripped from their decadent nests, and cast out into the cold world that we know and endure. Courts will be convened. Spoils will be enjoyed. Blood will be shed. The police will survive, as they learn to serve true justice. This great city… it will endure. Gotham will survive!”


President Trump’s inauguration speech was written by two of the president’s closest aides and not Trump himself, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.Writing my inaugural address at the Winter White House, Mar-a-Lago, three weeks ago. Looking forward to Friday. #Inauguration https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/821772494864580614

A White House official told the Journal that Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon and senior advisor Stephen Miller penned the address.

Aides claimed before the speech that Trump was writing it on his own, and Trump even posted a photo to social media of himself with a pen and a pad that he claimed showed him writing the speech

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4 Responses to POTUS45* an inaugural speech forgettable

  1. Thanks for the word list. I knew it was pretty dismal, but turns out to be much worse than I suspected.

    It is customary for Presidents to begin the State of the Union speech with a comment that the state of the union is good. What on earth will he say about our country? Back in my hippie days we talked about some people giving off “negative vibes.” He is the personification of negative vibes.

  2. Russell says:

    I wonder if his role model is Darth Vader?

    I figured he wrote his speech in the bathroom before he came on stage. You know he is an apprentice. He has no political skills, diplomacy or kindness.

    His management/negoiation style has been described as throwing a hand grenade in, to keeping people unbalanced so that he maintains control.

    I would like to see his do that with the GOP lead house and senate. I think he only has one strike left as he has been hitting foul balls for a long time.

  3. And to think it was only my total utter ethical revulsion for the guy that kept me from working for ol’ Steve. He’s quite the wordsmith. However, the speech sounded better in its original German. White men of European descent need a bit of lebensraum.

  4. pete says:


    Mine was yuger than Obama’s. The press is lying. His just looked bigger because they trimmed the bushes.

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