Yes, that’s Don Jr. we’re talking about. The guy whose every video makes him look like Tony Montana six seconds before the cartel goons show up.
The redoubtable Gabriel Sherman of Vanity Fair:
Donald Trump’s erratic and reckless behavior in the last 24 hours has opened a rift in the Trump family over how to rein in the out-of-control president, according to two Republicans briefed on the family conversations. Sources said Donald Trump Jr. is deeply upset by his father’s decision to drive around Walter Reed National Military Medical Center last night with members of the Secret Service while he was infected with COVID-19. “Don Jr. thinks Trump is acting crazy,” one of the sources told me. The stunt outraged medical experts, including an attending physician at Walter Reed.
He’s just now noticing that Trump is acting crazy? Guess if you’re raised in a hog feces lagoon a shithouse seems like a cotillion hall.
Of course, Trump is now on a drug that literally causes “grandiose delusions.” Which is overkill, if you ask me — and a bit like giving a hoarder a gift subscription to all the magazines.
According to sources, Don Jr. has told friends that he tried lobbying Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Jared Kushner to convince the president that he needs to stop acting unstable. “Don Jr. has said he wants to stage an intervention, but Jared and Ivanka keep telling Trump how great he’s doing,” a source said.
Jared and Ivanka have Trump exactly where they want him. The only question is, who gets to wear the Grima Wormtongue wig?
And if Ivanka is ever to be president, well, people can’t think her father a gossamer-brained, astral-plane-flying cray-cray kookaburra. They need to keep the Potemkin president propped up like the semi-ambulant carcass he is.
Oh, and just for fun, here’s a peek at Trump’s future and/or present:
There is a long history in the Trump family of denying serious illness. According to a Trump family friend, Trump’s father, Fred Trump Sr., insisted on working even after his Alzheimer’s disease advanced in the 1990s. … Every day Fred Sr. would go to the office in Brooklyn and they would give him blank papers to sort through and sign. The phone on Fred’s desk was set up so that it could only dial out to his secretary. “Fred pretended to work,” the family friend said.
Like father, like son.
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