A protesters stands outside the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, as he waits for President Trump to depart on June 16, 2019 [AP/Susan Walsh] [Daylife]
Picture the scene: Donald Trump stands in a courtroom sporting an orange jumpsuit. Handcuffed, his carefully coiffed mane is slightly dishevelled. He is uncharacteristically subdued after taking a shellacking on election day – November 3, 2020. His perpetual, painted-on bronze tan has been erased to reveal a chalk-white complexion. Looking old and forlorn, head bowed, Trump finally, belatedly, faces a judge and the long-overdue judgment he has so fittingly earned.
That, as Humphrey Bogart – cribbing from Shakespeare – famously said, is “the stuff that dreams are made of”. More particularly, it is the stuff of