The life cycle of a Trump press secretary- part quatre


As a reminder;

The life cycle of a Trump press secretary

The life cycle of a Trump press secretary- part deux

The life cycle of a Trump press secretary- part tres


Well it happened, White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned today. Honestly, this has to be the greatest day in his and his family’s life. He finally woke-up, spoke-up, and quit drinking the Kool-Aid. The question he needs to ask himself is why it took him seven months to develop a spine?

Like they have for former F.B.I. Director James Comey, book publishers will be lining up to get Spicer signed-up for a book deal. Hell I know I will buy it. He has a story to tell one that 65% of us would love to hear.

Spicer knows, you know, and I know that he should have resigned the day Trump pushed him out in front of the cameras and forced, yes forced him to lie and defend Trumps “magnificent” win and the “huge crowds” that attended Trumps inauguration. Not only was that press conference hard to watch and embarrassing it also set the tone for this administrations relationship with the press.

Apparently Spicer’s line in the sand was Trump’s hiring of New York financier and former Trump campaign fundraiser Anthony Scaramucci as the new White House communications director. His arrival follows a recent shuffling of Trump’s “Russia” legal team as well. What all these changes tell me is that Trump feels the walls closing in on him.

Doesn’t it feel like the rats are deserting a sinking ship? I can promise you there are many more to come but here is Trumps, and our, problem Trump has yet to fill roughly 1,100 top-tier positions in this administration. Only 41 of Trump’s 111 nominees have cleared the Senate. And despite what Trump says, blaming the Democrats for holding-up his appointments, remember Republican majority, his problems are about the quality of his appointments (surviving the vetting process) and the sheer lack of candidates. No one wants to work with or for Trump. I know that is a big surprise.

So godspeed Sean Spicer. I will look forward to reading your book, I will miss Melissa McCarthy’s impressions of you on Saturday Night Live but you should have run away many months ago.

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I am a frustrated writer and poet waiting to be discovered. A stand-up philosopher performing on a street corner near you. A Christian with questions but I don’t want to hear your answers. A Buddhist with a bumper sticker on my truck to prove it. A collector of quotes. A grower of lettuce. The Patron Saint of earthworms who name their children after me. A cyclist whose big ass strains the seams of his Lycra bibs. I am American by birth, Southern by the grace of God. My goal in life is to leave an imprint on the lives of the people I love not a footprint on the earth. I am a son, a husband, a father composed of 65%-Oxygen, 18%-Carbon, 10%-Hydrogen, 3%-Nitrogen, 3%-Diet Coke and 1%-Oreo.
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14 Responses to The life cycle of a Trump press secretary- part quatre

  1. Suze says:

    wow……..this wasn’t “fake news” after all! George and I argued about whether it was true…after all, we heard about it on NPR!

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  2. Nan says:

    Awwwww. So sad. Too bad.

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  3. YessireeBob……great news going into the weekend. Love the analogy to rats jumping ship. I may cancel my order for a case of Dramamine, whaddyathink? Be safe out there cycling this weekend.

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  4. Trump is on vacation August 3 – August 20, so not many of those appointments are still not going to be made.

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  5. Barry says:

    Watching the Trump saga from the isolation of Aotearoa New Zealand is as good as watching any television drama. You never know what will happen in the next episode.

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