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A new image of Trump is emerging, and it is ugly

John Dean
Dean’s List
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4 min readJun 3, 2024

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Donald Trump has made history again. Already having the distinction of being the first president accused of insurrection and rape and impeached twice, Trump is now the only president who is a convicted felon. But what does it mean? Will the new information, including details relating to past accusations against Trump, make a difference?

The Trump that walked out of the Manhattan Criminal Court building on May 30 is not the same Trump who rode down the gold escalator of Trump Tower on June 16, 2015, to announce he was running for president. He is nine years older and looks like it. He no longer is envied, even by his supporters, and his best-known habit, lying, is taken as a given. The mainstream press now ignores him at will. He only earns media coverage when he suffers another setback or says or does something remarkable — remarkable in a negative way.

What did we learn or confirm through the Trump “hush money” trial?

We learned how despicable and dishonest the ex-president is. Anyone who doubted Trump’s predilection for adultery should doubt it no more. The man who raped E. Jean Carroll in a Manhattan department store dressing room also gleefully had sex with porn star Stormy…

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John Dean
Dean’s List

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