It’s a toss-up. Which interview was more cringe bearing, the BBC interview of Prince Andrew and his non-relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, or the stumbling, bumbling, whitewash defense of coronavirus by Donald Trump?
At least Prince Andrew didn’t compare himself to Abraham Lincoln. Kudos for that. But to claim he was unable to sweat because he served at war in Grenada, was not, Carry on-able.
Only the dead and rocks do not sweat. Right? Right!
Then there was the Trump interview by Jonathan Swan. At last, Trump was asked to follow up questions, again and again, and again, and by the end of the interview, Trump’s hands almost appeared to touch in prayer.
Trump came equipped with a few scattered sheets of paper, that were out of order; he didn’t understand but flashed. Another example of proof by distraction. The sheets of paper looked to be penciled drawn, with one exception having about four pastel color bars that indicated something.
Mr. Swan was not distracted. He quickly read, understood, corrected the meaning of the paper, and continued to question Trump.
At one point, Trump claimed he did as much or maybe more for black people than Abraham Lincoln. He ran the clock with that claim without providing any proof. Later, he said he didn’t attend the funeral of Congressman John Lewis because “He didn’t go to my inauguration.”
Pettiness was not a personality trait of Abraham Lincoln.
Swan and Trump appeared awkward, sitting opposite one another, just a couple of feet apart, in a cavernous room. Can’t someone locate the old round table that Charlie Rose used to use?
While the Prince Andrew interview sent the Prince undercover somewhere in Windsor Castle, Donald Trump’s interview ended with his hapless defense of, "It is what it is."
Which means, "So what?"
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