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Hail the imperial cult: ancient Rome is reborn !

Trump seems to think he's an emperor – but we are not entertained | Lloyd Green
Lloyd Green
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Hail the imperial cult: ancient Rome is reborn on the Potomac.

This week, Donald Trump ascribed to himself the roles of deity and the Chosen One, a first for an American president but definitely not for an emperor. Then, on Friday, he “ordered” US companies “to immediately start looking for an alternative to China”.

The president cited no authority for his directive, but then again it looks like Trump thinks the law and he are one and the same and that Article II of the constitution is a limitless font of power, Congress and the courts be damned. To quote him: “Then I have an Article II, where I have the right to do whatever I want as president.”

None of this should come as a surprise. From the moment Trump became president, he sought to graft upon the office a patina and degree of authority antithetical to America’s foundational documents. When those were being written, Alexander Hamilton lost the battle over whether the president would serve for a lifetime.

But who can forget the spectacle over crowd size less than 36 hours after Trump had placed his right hand on the Bible? Poor Sean Spicer, we hardly knew you.

Then, this 4 July, Trump figuratively parachuted into the middle of America’s birthday party, putting himself front and center at the Lincoln Memorial in a scene reminiscent of Gladiator, Ridley Scott’s Academy Award-winning tale of Commodus, a debauched and self-venerating emperor.


Trump supporters are stark raving mad!

Some more cartoons from Europe "glorifying" Trump

No G7 for Trumputin!

Working hard...

45th G7 summit...

The Boris & Donald Doomsday Clock

Orange Rat!

Sinking ship

Stable genius...

Tump, shootings and press

El Paso shooter

Trump's weapons

Phew thanks a lot!

Future Republican books

Trump 2020

Crazy world

The clowns

Even his shadow...

Hate : source of inspiration

Give me your tired...

Nuclear Trumputin

El Paso shooting

Fertilizing hate - El Paso shooting

Obama wrote pieces for the Harvard Law Review; Trump wrote this piece for the Denny's menu 🤣🤣🤣


Obama wrote pieces for the Harvard Law Review; Trump wrote this piece for the Denny's menu. #ObamaOutdidTrump

Jon Cooper created the hashtag #ObamaOutdidTrump - Awesome !!!👍

It's already trending. Many tweets are hilarious !


Not very risky... As a matter of fact, it is a risk-free bid! 🤡

In Trump's world, even French President is "Fake"!!!😂😂😂😂


More cartoons from Europe - Just another day in Trump's world...

Trump's G7 : Greenland

I want it all, I want it now

Trump's world

Don Quixote

The passion of Trump

Explosive actions

America First!

Is the end at hand?

Presidential hat

Well-understood democracy

MLK from heaven

Sphere of influence

Love actually

Tetris, Trump edition

Triumph of Darkness

The art of screwing up

The world according to Trump


Not exactly a love story...

Twittler & Twitter

Stop him before it is too late

Inside Trump

Trump's Alpahabet


I hereby declare that Trump has gone far beyond any hopes...

Day by day it's getting worse. Surreal!!!!


What the hell is Trump talking about??

On which basis would he declare such an emergency facing an unusual threat?

America is harmed by his own nonsense, not by any other country!


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