He’s written novels with eerily similar plotlines – but how did Trump become president? The only way to find out: inject a panel of fictional voters with truth serum…

by Stephen King in THE GUARDIAN

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5 thoughts on “Stephen King on Donald Trump: ‘How do such men rise? First as a joke’

  1. I hope everyone who “liked” jumped over to read it. Brilliant. It would be hilarious if it didn’t contain so MUCH truth – excellent examples of confirmation bias in action. Thanks for sharing, Dermott, or I would have missed it.
    xx,
    mgh
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMORE dot com)
    ADD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder
    “It takes a village to educate a world!”

    • Another American author, Howard Jacobson, has just published the first Trump era political satire. It’s called ‘Pussy.’ Jacobson says he’s written it in the style of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. I may readdress my own attempt at a Dickensian style satire about the rise and fall of Donald J. Trumpet Esq.

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