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(although George III had to be taken discreetly out of the loop for a time).
It won't really be "parliamentary" until Congress is able to say to him "Please appoint these people, because these are the ones we will work with".
It seems clear that Trump never really contemplated what it would actually mean to take the office of president. (Political journalists reported that closest allies weren't sure he wanted it, and during the campaign there was even speculation that he'd quit if he won, which Trump himself did not deny.)
And of course, as President-elect he is working within a framework for the next few weeks, which dovetails with the things he likes -- creating reality drama with his Cabinet picks (aka finalists!), planning for a big party in his honor (inauguration), announcing a theatrical first day in office and then imagining the fun headlines of his first 100 days in office when he'll get to do the fun stuff such as nominate a Supreme Court justice.
originally posted by: BuzzyWigs
a reply to: JesusXst
wrong on all counts, and shallow to boot.
You missed it entirely.
No. Trump is King Charles, who Congress rebelled against.
Trump is also King George who went mad during the American Revolution - in charge of a war but out of his mind. So his handlers took over.
Trump is Queen Elizabeth. He is a "monarch", a delusional ultra rich boss-man who is being humored, while Congress makes the real decisions.
He is a figurehead, and has no sway over the actual running of the country.
See? See how OFF BASE you were with your kneejerk poorly formed impulsive reactivity?
Yeah. Thanks for the example.