A favorite phrase of Il Douchebag, which he often applies without any reasonable signification, is “like a dog.” While watching the fascist horror arising in Portland, Oregon, and wondering about where the kidnapped protestors might be taken for further interrogation and bodily harm, I was reminded of Franz Kafka’s The Trial. The link occurs in the final lines of Kafka’s great novel:
Where was the judge he’d never seen? Where was the high
court he’d never reached? He raised his hands and spread
out all his fingers.
But the hands of one man were right at K.’s throat,
while the other thrust the knife into his heart and
turned it there twice. With failing sight K. saw how
the men drew near his face, leaning cheek-to-cheek
to observe the verdict. “Like a dog!” he said; it seemed
as though the shame was to outlive him.
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I would expect that Trump properties are prominently on the list of targets in response to this idiot move by the ersatz-president. Since I’m not hearing about this (these are not the properties you’re looking for) I am even more concerned that anything called a Trump Tower might be extremely dangerous and should be avoided at all costs.
It could prove life-saving to post large cautionary signs at all Trump properties: Towers, Gold Clubs, Tenement Buildings.
Of course the question is whether the Iranian blowback will be directed at the United States (military targets) or Trump himself (symbolic targets). Since Trump criminally has threatened targeting non-military sites, I wonder. Add to that the current news out of Washington making it quite clear that one man overruled the advice of many more qualified individuals and ordered the assassination.
I’d hate to be that one man now.
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