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A Bad Bargain

February 23, 2018

 

Faust, in the legend, traded his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge.

To “strike a Faustian bargain” is to be willing to sacrifice anything to satisfy a limitless desire for knowledge or power.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition.

 

A Trumpian Bargain

 

Trump who had no soul to trade, opted instead to barter away an adult vocabulary for an adolescent desire for attention and to be a petulant president.

 

Any takers?

 

 

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One Comment
  1. His limited vocabulary is annoying but by no means the worst part. Ugh. 34 more months.

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