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At this point I’m convinced that President Asshat is trolling us. That he believes none of the stuff he says or does, and in the end he’s just re-enacting the “Black Bush” skit played brilliantly by Dave Chappelle on Chappelle’s Show.

During an impromptu press conference at the White House last week, Asshat was asked about the recent resignation of national security adviser Gen. Michael Flynn and his ties to Russia. Asshat’s answer was, “I have nothing to do with Russia ... nobody mentions that Hillary received questions to the debates.”


Which got me thinking: That answer isn’t very far off from Chappelle’s President Black Bush, who was asked during a fake press conference if he was invading Iraq because of its ties to oil.

“What?” Black Bush responds. “Huh? Oil? Who said something about oil, bitch; you cooking?” Black Bush then knocks over a pitcher of water and runs from the room.

Which also got me thinking: Asshat has been running the White House with the same tone and tenor that Black Bush would have had if he’d been real, which led me to this conclusion: Asshat is the real-life Black Bush.

Asshat on the U.N.

Asshat doesn’t respect the United Nations. In fact, just as recently as December, Asshat called the U.N. a “waste of time and money.” Trump has repeatedly threatened to leave the 71-year institution and added that it’s little more than “a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time.”


Black Bush on the U.N.

Asshat’s Deflection Tactics

Many believe that Trump’s fixation with his administration’s media portrayal is nothing more than a distraction to keep people off the scent of how horrible his administration actually is. Since the media serves as the bridge between his administration and the public, Asshat continually attacks the media’s credibility. If he can encourage people to believe that the media isn’t trustworthy, then he provides doubt on whether his administration is actually a bag full of deplorables.


Black Bush’s Deflection Tactics

Asshat’s Administration: Sean “Spicy Facts” Spicer; Black Bush’s Administration: The Black Head of the CIA

Clearly he’s outmatched at every turn, and it’s brilliant to watch. While Melissa McCarthy has nailed Sean “Spicy Facts” Spicer’s temperament and inability to answer anything with a straight answer, I would argue that Black Bush’s Black Head of the CIA was the original Spicy Facts.


Asshat’s Victory Laps

Doesn’t matter if the policy was implemented by Asshat or whether it was a leftover remnant of the Obama administration; if there’s a celebration to be had, best believe that Asshat is taking to Twitter to talk about it. After one of the worst shootings in U.S. history, Trump took to Twitter to brag on being right about radical Islam.


And in May 2013, he sent this tweet out to all his followers:


Black Bush’s Victory Laps

Asshat on Twitter sounds a lot like the time Black Bush defeated Iraq.


I’m not sure if it’s the braggart’s behavior, his insistence on spouting nonfacts as undeniable truths or the inherent humor behind his frightening inability to form a complete thought, but Trump is studied in the Black Bush approach toward governing, and it’s only sad to us because this skit has the potential to last four long years.

Senior Editor @ The Root, boxes outside my weight class, when they go low, you go lower.

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