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Trump, 'stable genius'

It reads like a horror story, an almost comic immorality tale

Donald Trump


The essence of irony, Henry Fowler wrote in A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, is that it “postulates a double audience” — one that’s in on the joke, and another that isn’t. The title of Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig’s new book, A Very Stable Genius, is thus savvy marketing. It’s possible to imagine both Donald J. Trump’s detractors and his admirers eagerly grasping a copy. The admirers will not make it past the table of contents. Among the chapter titles: “Unhinged,” “Shocking the Conscience,” ...

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First Published: Sun, January 19 2020. 23:41 IST