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: