Vince McMahon ready to have his head shaved by Donald Trump, featuring Bobby Lashley (right) and special referee Stone Cold Steve Austin (top middle), WrestleMania 23, 2007.

Chokeslams in the Time of Coronavirus

On Wednesday April 15th, US President Donald Trump appointed “the great Vince McMahon” — chairman and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) — to his panel of special economic advisers, to help restart the American economy.

It’s no secret that Trump is a huge wrestling fan, and a close personal friend of McMahon’s. Their relationship dates back at least as far as 1988, to the early days of the…