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Mr. Trump, Saturday Night Live Wants Its Writers Back

What is going on with Trump?

John Dean
Dean’s List
Published in
5 min readJun 15, 2024

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By Saturday Night Live, November 7, 2015. The image is copyrighted property of NBC Universal., Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53159616

Think what you may of Donald Trump, but you must admit he’s an entertainer. He occasionally says or tweets funny, unexpected things. Did Trump miss a career as a writer on SNL?

Trump, of course, is responsible for most, if not all, of his material, and he is prolific. He is especially creative at campaign rallies when the “shi**y” teleprompters malfunction and in posts on his failing social media site. Some of his more outrageous posts appear written to attract new subscribers to the ironically named “Truth Social.”

It will not be long before books consisting of nothing more than bizarre Trump quotes are available, sold by Trump himself. And PhD candidates in psychology are pouring over Trump’s opus for their doctoral theses. Expect major advances soon in the study of narcissism and other forms of sociopathy.

Trump is weirdly engaging. Right? But the 2024 election is no joke, so in looking at Trump’s continuing string of strange musings, I ask, what is going on? Why say things that fuel the left-wing media? Things like telling a meeting of House Republicans, “Nancy Pelosi’s daughter is a whacko, her daughter told me that if things were different Nancy and…

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John Dean
Dean’s List

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