Bonaparte’s Retreat

Contrary to my expectations, Trump has backed down and signed the covid relief bill and the government spending bill. The Bonapart’s Retreat line dance depected in the video, filmed in a gymnasium somewhere in Asia, is a visual representation of Dear Leader’s back-and-forth positions on the stimulus package.

So, there will be no government shutdown tomorrow. David Perdue’s name is mentioned as one of several Republicans whispering into Dear Leader’s shell-like ear this weekend, successfully persuading Orange Man to leave fantasy island and rejoin the rest of America. But Trump still insists on upping the checks to $2000 per head, explaining his reasoning in a tweet that reached new heights of lucidity, even for Trump: