Celebrity-in-chief: is Trump the only true star left?

March 9, 2018 Admin3915 0

L ast week, the world was an unstable place in need of serious attention from the US president. America’s proposed steel tariffs had become explosively controversial . Russia was under fire for “laundering” illicit North Korean coal exports . China’s National People’s Congress met to introduce a gigantic constitutional change permitting a Mao-style life presidency – and Donald Trump tweeted : “Lowest rated Oscars in HISTORY. Problem is, we don’t have Stars anymore – except your President (just kidding, of course)!” That little faux-modest crack at the end: was that the president being cheerfully magnanimous in his zeitgeist victory? Could he simply be right? Is Donald J Trump, in all his gurning panto villainy and unrepentant, unbecoming enthusiasm for his own prestige, the modern world’s READ MORE