Graham thought, again…
…It has become apparent, say those close to the president, most of whom requested anonymity to describe the inner workings of the White House, that the transition from overseeing a family business to running the country has been tough on him.
A paragraph that could have been written by an Englishman, in its desperate, civilized-at-any-cost understatement. To mis-quote Will S, and why not, that little gem is “a tale told by an Englishman, stripped of sound and fury, signifying everything…”
Or as an American put it — and we chaps do admire the venom they can put into things, on the rare occasions they choose …
Donald Trump, a skill-free inheritance baby with a virtually unbroken lifelong track record of incompetence and failure, has found that running the United States government is a tougher job than lending his name to mail-order steak delivery scams run by other people.
Still, at least his wife, like many immigrants, was always keen to have a real job to support herself. Perhaps a little too keen.
Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country, according to detailed accounting ledgers, contracts and related documents from 20 years ago provided to The Associated Press.
In her case, of course there are the photographs to prove it. Lots of them. Undeniably. But we Chaps are far too chivalric, of course, to reproduce such things. She is, after all, our First Lady.
Others may not be so constrained. But that’s another thing.