“Four weeks in, the man who says he inherited “a mess” at home and abroad is presiding over a White House that is widely described as itself being a mess.
Stung by the unrelenting criticism coming his way, Trump dismisses much of it as ‘fake news’ delivered by ‘the enemy of the people’ — aka the press. Daily denunciations of the media are just one of the new White House fixtures Americans are adjusting to.”
– The Associated Press
A Month of the 45th Presidency: Tweets and Turmoil for Trump
In a month that is feeling like years
forty-five is still fueling our fears;
it’s the art of the deal
touting fake news as real
while his advocates cover their rears.
© Susan E. Eckenrode, 2017