The sound you hear coming from the Trump family is one of desperation and fear, despite the happy smiles they put on as they’re on the stump trying to convince voters to give their father a second term in office even though he has been a massive failure on every issue that matters to Americans: The economy, health care, and security.
More specifically, Molly Jong-Fast explains in The Daily Beast, is the undeniable feeling that everything is collapsing for anyone with the last name of Trump:
“There is a low whine of panic emanating from Trump, and his terrible surrogates, his children. If you’re quiet you can almost hear it. Friday, we heard about ANOTHER Hunter Biden laptop after Rudy Giuliani and Steve Bannon’s first October Surprise turned out to be a dud. In fact, Bannon and Rudy’s October Surprise managed to completely embarrass the almost unembarrassable New York Post and opinion side of The Wall Street Journal. No small feat to make the WSJ opinion page blush.”
Just consider how both Don Jr. and Ivanka have been attempting to pretend that everything is fine:
- Junior went on Fox News and blithely declared that deaths from COVID-19 are down to “almost nothing.” (On Friday, October 30, 2020, the total number of new cases in the U.S. flew past 99,000 in a 24-hour period.)
- Princess Ivanka, meanwhile, was telling RealClearPolitics she was “unapologetically” against women having the right to make their own reproductive choices and that abortion should be illegal. (Keep in mind that as recently as four years ago, Ivanka was a registered Democrat.)
Despite their “all is well” demeanor, the Trump family surrogates out on the stump for daddy are said to be well aware of the “writing on the wall” when it comes to what will likely transpire when the votes are counted, and now they’re “panicking,” Jong-Fast continues, noting that even the president won’t be going to the traditional victory celebration on the evening of Nov. 3. Instead, he’s staying holed up at the White House, suddenly turning into President Howard Hughes and refusing to show himself in public as the public verdict is handed down:
“Maybe years from now, Trump will take a break from selling grills on TV late at night to share with us what he was thinking during that last weekend of high-energy, no coherence campaigning, but for now his thought process is a mystery. Or we could be at the end of one of the darkest chapters in American life. We don’t know, and we’re about to find out. But it sure seems like Trump and his terrible surrogates are worried. Some might even say triggered.”
The MAGA faithful and their savior love to mock Democrats and liberals for being “triggered” by what Donald Trump says and tweets. Now, however, he, Don Jr., Eric, and Ivanka are all facing a crushing loss and the legal hellscape that may await them as soon as January 20, 2021. That alone almost makes the past four years of daily terror worth the trauma.