One-Liner Wednesday — Under the Spotlight

“The president’s recent discussions with those around him reveal that he sees his White House comeback deliberations as a way to earn the commodity he needs most after leaving office: attention.”

Anita Kumar, Politico White House correspondent and associate editor

The good news is that, despite his need to stay in the limelight, Trump will ultimately wilt under the truth, scrutiny, and heat of the spotlight and will finally melt away.

Written for Linda G. Hill’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt. Political cartoon credit: Paul Fell.

15 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday — Under the Spotlight

  1. Sadje December 16, 2020 / 6:48 am

    He should melt away or slink away.

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  2. Mister Bump UK December 16, 2020 / 7:07 am

    That’s an interesting one. Will they (GOP) want him? He always seemed to have plenty of enemies even in his own ranks.

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    • Fandango December 16, 2020 / 9:58 am

      I think the GOP will drop him like a hot potato once he no longer has power over them. At least I hope so.

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    • Fandango December 16, 2020 / 10:01 am

      True. Hopefully, once he’s out of office the media will lose interest in him.

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      • Marleen December 16, 2020 / 10:51 am

        There is talk of him having a (competing) rally on Inauguration Day. I do hope media outlets have the self discipline to stick to what would be our tradition of focusing on the celebration (not getting distracted by some dangerous peanut gallery).

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  3. Marleen December 16, 2020 / 9:35 am

    There’s a lot of emphasis in the intro on Snyder’s more recent books. But I recommend, too, “BLOODLANDS — Europe Between Hitler and Stalin” (an earlier work). I find it valuable.

    Trump Exhibits Authoritarian Behavior After Election Loss (Timothy Snyder interview)

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  4. anotherday2paradise December 16, 2020 / 11:04 am

    Let’s hope he will just melt away into obscurity. I never want to hear from him again.

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  5. leigha66 December 26, 2020 / 12:09 am

    Is he melting away like the Wicked Witch did?

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