“You’re way down in the polls,” the reporter said.
“I don’t care what the polls say. My campaign is like a juggernaut,” he said. “There is nothing that can derail it.”
“You sound very sure of yourself,” the reporter said. “Do you have any evidence to support your contention?”
“I have my gut and my brain,” he said. “I have a better brain than any other president in history. I’ve kept more promises than I’ve made. I’ve accomplished more in my first term than any other president has accomplished in even three or four terms. I’ve done more for the blacks than any other president, aside from Lincoln, but maybe even more than Lincoln. You know, Lincoln was a Republican. Nobody knows that.”
“You’re coming across as quite grandiloquent,” the reporter pointed out.
“Thank you,” he said.
“Do you know what that word means?” the reporter asked.
“Of course I do,” he said. “I know words. I have the best words.”
“Actually,” the reporter said, “grandiloquent means pompous with an intent to impress. It was not a compliment.”
Trump looked at his watch and said, “Whoops, time’s up. Interview is over.” He abruptly got up and walked out of the room.
Written for these daily prompts: Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (juggernaut), Word of the Day Challenge (grandiloquent), and Ragtag Daily Prompt (whoops).