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Beautiful Mind Classified Boxes, Linus Blanket, and Stuffed Animals

A beautiful mind can connect dots that do not even exist (

One might think that the arraignment of an ex-President of the United States for the first time in American history would be a day of metaphorical fireworks if not actual violence. Instead the day was routine, not wild. If one did not know that something historically momentous was occurring one would not know it from the events at the Courthouse. Maybe it was just another O.J. or some other Hollywood figure arriving to plead his case.

The real fireworks began after the arraignment. In one short day, the defendant travelled from being on his home turf where he is in-charge to a courthouse where the judge makes the rules to being back home-sweet-home in New Jersey. Quite a whirlwind experience.

What are the lessons to be learned from this day and its aftermath?

1. The media-hyped threat of violence has been overblown. So far there have been two cases in New York and now one in Florida with no violence in sight. Certainly there has been social media chatter about violence and there always is the possibility of a lone wolf, mentally ill or not, of exploding in violence. But so far there is no sign of any repeat of January 6. My prediction still is that this pattern will continue with subsequent arraignments. By this point in time, people are used to the idea of him being arraigned. It has become no big deal. It isn’t as if he is being hauled off to prison or even to jail. He is still free to roam around the country and without an ankle bracelet or having to surrender his passport.

2. The loudest voices have come from Congress … or at least these are the people the media interviews or whose tweets they read.  These people can be subdivided in different groups:

The people who are going to be indicted themselves or at least subpoenaed as attention shifts to January 6 and the fake electors
The people who genuinely lack the mental necessities to understand the magnitude of the criminal actions undertaken by the Loser
The people who are political cowards who know that he is guilty through and through but lack the courage of their convictions
The people who seek to exploit the crime for their own gain by being front and center in the media to vouch for the criminal.

These people thrive on making a spectacle of themselves secure in the knowledge that supporting the Loser is no crime but an obligation.

3. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the prosecution wins the battle of public display hands down. The bathroom image resonates with everyone. When the Unpresidential Library (Fox & Friends and the Unpresidential Library April 30, 2018; The Unpresidential Library: The Adolescent Room July 30, 2019; Presidential Shrine versus Unpresidential Library for the Former Guy March 2, 2021) is built dedicated to the criminal activities of the Loser President, this image will hold a prominent place. During his career, the Loser has been the master media manipulator. With the bathroom boxes, he may have met his match.

4. It would appear that the document boxes are his stuffed animals, Linus blanket, and night light all wrapped into one. His staff called them his “beautiful mind boxes.” In the past I have used the phrase “beautiful mind” to refer to MAGAs and Sean Hannity (MAGA’s Have “A Beautiful Mind:” There Is No Cure, February 20, 2023; What Do Seth Rich and the Ukraine Have in Common? Answer: Sean Hannity October 6, 2019; Hannity versus Mueller: Who Is the Better Dot Connector? January 29, 2018). By that, I was referring to Hannity’s skill in connecting the dots to see conspiracies that did not exist, for example, Seth Rich. The immature child who could only connect two dots therefore outsourced this higher level of thinking to Hannity who could connect multiple dots.

5. The most damaging and scary words come once again from the Loser himself. The axiom of when you are in a hole stop digging, does not apply to the immature child with the emotional maturity of a three-year-old who is being told play time is over and it is time to face the music. He now is facing the most dangerous time in his life. He knows that he is guilty on all counts. He knows that his own words will be used against him once again. And he knows that there can be real consequences, yet he cannot stop nor can his lawyers stop him.

As one listens to the Loser fulminate, one has legitimate cause to be concerned for the fate of the country. His platform for 2024 is quite clear:

Lock her up
The stolen election

Whether or not these items align with either the Republican Party or the country, does not matter. They are what he wants. He will campaign on these slogans and given the plurality-primaries of the Republican Party, they well may carry him to the nomination.

6. Chris Christie is exactly right when he calls Donald Trump a child loser… even prior to the arraignment. Considering how the Loser handled the news of his loss of the election, one should really expect he would go ballistic as soon as he recovered from the trial ordeal. Christie needs to carry that description forward whenever he talks about his opponent. The loser is a child who is behaving exactly like a child when the parent (the law) tell him playtime is over.

Unfortunately Christie remains a lone voice in the wilderness. Almost all the other candidates are hanging back, letting the process unfold. If enough of them took to social media and campaign appearances to similarly denounce the three-time child loser who is leading the party over a cliff, then perhaps the dynamic would change.

7. All the witnesses against him will be Republicans and/or people who worked or who still work for him. The constant drumbeat of one witness after another exposing the criminal activity of the Loser will deliver a powerful message of guilt. We already had one trial where his own words provided some of the most compelling evidence against. The same will be true this time. Whether it is his own public words about classified documents from the 2016 campaign, his own public words about owning the documents and declassifying them in his mind, to the actual testimony of a wide array of people, it is easy to see why this is a slam dunk case that will only take a few weeks.

Exactly who will the Loser call as a witness? He certainly won’t testify himself on his own behalf. His lawyers will tie him up and gag him before they would allow that. It will be challenging enough coping with his social media messages and campaign appearances. It is no wonder his some of his lawyers have abandoned ship and other lawyers have refused to even board. Each and every day bears the risk that their will further incriminate himself and dig himself even deeper into the hole he dug for himself.

His rhetoric is likely to become ever more vehement, vicious, and vituperous as the steady drumbeat of arraignments, court appearances, and cases continues. There will be a cumulative effect on him, his apologists, and even MAGA as the legal saga continues. One should keep in mind that he never will be able to defend himself in court and there will be more and more restrictions on what he can say out of court. At some point, it may even sink in that yes, it is a witch hunt and Jack Smith is his Dorothy.

Murderers’ Row: The Trump Hall of Fame

He touched Mark Meadows (and the Republican Party)

Murderers’ Row was the name for the New York Yankees in the 1920s. It was the decade dominated by the baseball team even more than the way THE DONALD dominated Lafayette Square. It was the time when Babe Ruth was at his prime and transforming the game. He led a team of all stars, some of whom, like Lou Gehrig, joined him in the baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown.

A decade later, Murder, Inc. came to the fore. It was an organized crime group in the 1930s and into the 1940s. Murder, Inc. was centered in New York but was not limited to it. The members were acted as an enforcement arm of the mainly Italian and Jewish mobs.

The Memorial Wall at the Central Intelligence Agency headquarters is dedicated to the CIA agents who died in the line of service, meaning they often were murdered in a targeted kill by others. We know now thanks to our Commander in-chief that these people were losers. They were suckers. We should never admire someone who was captured by others from Nathan Hale to John McCain to Jesus Christ. When Bonespur Boy made his comment, we had the opportunity to see in his flippancy the simplemindedness of the seventh-grade-smart-aleck-dumb-aleck. He lacks the mental necessities and cognitive skills to think through what he impulsively blurts out. This comment is one of the ones that will define his presidency as “Four score and seven years ago” defines another one.


When Marked Down was appointed Chief of Staff, I was very happy. “Why?” you might wonder. In the House of Representatives, Marked Down was one of the fiercest Trumpicans. He was loyal to core. For him, Russia and the Ukraine were hoaxes. He attacked Fake News. He was one of the chief Flying Monkeys defending the Wicked Witch of the White House from any and all witch hunters in any and all witch hunts.

So why was I happy when he became Chief of Staff? Because I knew what would happen to him. Remember what happens in Murder, She Wrote with Angela Lansbury? Everywhere she went someone died. She went on a cruise. Someone died. She went to a wedding. Someone died. She went to a reunion or anniversary. Someone died. Truly Angela Lansbury was the kiss of death long before Rick Wilson declared that “everything Trump touches dies.”

I knew that sooner or later Marked Down would be touched and die. I didn’t know when. I didn’t know how. But I did know it would happen. And there was nothing anyone could do about it. When he dared to speak the truth about the hospitalization due to the coronavirus, I knew the handwriting was on the wall. Time was running out for Marked Down.


Then it happened. “We are not going to control the pandemic.” Live on national TV and on a Fake News show, Marked Down uttered the words that will appear on his tombstone. Regardless of the biological cause of his physical death, we now know the words of his political death. It was only a matter of time before Marked Down was on the Trump List and now that moment had arrived. The countdown to his departure has begun. It may not happen the day after the election as it did for Jeff Sessions because it may take a few days for the results to become official. Still it is only a matter of time now.


The Unpresidential Library is the library We the People will build in honor of the worst President in American history (see The Unpresidential Library: The Adolescent Room and Fox & Friends and the Unpresidential Library). It will be separate from the official library built as part of the National Archives and Records Administration. The library should be built in New York. It will have The Adolescent Room displaying the remarks of the seventh-grade-smart-aleck-dumb-aleck in his finest juvenile moments. It will have the statues of him ripping off his mask, standing tall with an upside down Bible at Lafayette Square, holding a bottle of disinfectant, and being swatted with a Forbes magazine by an immortalized porn star.

Naturally, the Unpresidential Library will have an entire wing dedicated to the complete mismanagement, incompetence, and dishonesty of America’s wartime president during the coronavirus crisis. However, he alone is not responsible for the deaths to Americans due to it. He had help in becoming the greatest killer of Americans in American history. He could not have succeeded in this effort all by himself.

The Murderers’ Hall of Fame at the Unpresidential Library will consist of all the people who assisted in the quest to let Americans die so the economy could be reopened and the incumbent could be re-elected. As with the baseball Hall of Fame and similar facilities, there will be a nomination, election, and inauguration for all the individuals who are directly responsible for the deaths of Americans due to the coronavirus.

There are many people who contributed to the greatest loss of life under any wartime President save for Lincoln himself…but the current total is still rising. As America capitulates and throws in the towel, herd immunity is the official policy. The adoption of this policy is easy and requires no skill or intelligent thought: just let everyone do what they want just as they used to do. Bugaloo for everyone. With this policy, the total of deaths from the Civil War, which often was due to disease as well as bullets, can be surpassed. Even the original prediction of 2.2 million deaths over time if nothing is done is in sight.

These numbers mean many have been called to the battle and few have risen to the occasion. There will have be guidelines developed to control the nomination and election process to Murderers’ Hall of Fame in the Unpresidential Library. Candidates may be drawn from:

1. the White House including all cabinet positions
2. the Congressional enablers and supporters of the virus hoax
3. Fox and related media outlets
4. Governors
5. Municipal officials.

A lot of people had to work very hard to maximize the number of Americans who died and who will die as a result of the coronavirus. They all deserve to be recognized for their efforts in killing Americans at an unprecedented levels.

Time is urgent. Remember come November 4, the Fake News hoax of the socialist anarchist Democrats will cease.

“By the way, on November 4 you won’t hear about it anymore,” THE DONALD in North Carolina.

“You watch, they’ll milk it every single day between now and November 3. And guess what, after November 3, coronavirus will magically all of a sudden go away and disappear and everybody will be able to reopen,” a son of THE DONALD last May on Fox.

No masks will be worn at the Inauguration ceremony for the Murderers’ Hall of Fame.

Fox & Friends and the Unpresidential Library

Fox and Friends Hosts Brian Kilmeade, Ainsley Earhardt, and Steve Doocy

Sometimes a president is remembered for fireside chats. Sometimes a president is remembered for the Gettysburg Address. And sometimes a president is remembered for hissy-fit tweets and Fox & Friends. In the Unpresidential Library there definitely will be an area set aside for Fox & Friends. When historians, citizens, and visitors seek to experience and understand our immature child president, his devotion to Fox & Friends is sure to serve as an important part of that quest.

Let’s examine how people in the decades and centuries to come will experience this phenomenon when visiting the Unpresidential Library.

1. Fox & Friends versus National Security

2 Samuel 11:1 In the spring of the year, the time when kings go forth to battle, David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they ravaged the Ammonites, and besieged Rabbah. But David remained at Jerusalem. 2 It happened, late one afternoon, when David arose from his couch and was walking upon the roof of the king’s house, that he saw from the roof a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful.

Once upon a time, when the American population was biblically literate, people would have been familiar with the story of David and Bathsheba. But sometimes now with all the fuss on their relationship, the critical opening sentence may be overlooked. According to the verse, it was the time of the year when kings go to war. Israel was at war. The king was not. He remained home sleeping late while others fought. In other words, the commander in chief was negligent in his duties and responsibilities. The author is tipping us off in the first line that no good is going to come of this and that is what happens.

The tour guide at the Unpresidential Library will point out to visitors that while the president was watching/speaking on Fox & Friends, it was the time of the daily national security briefing. In other words to rephrase the biblical verse, “in the morning of the day, the time when presidents attend the daily national security briefing, the president remained in his bedroom watching Fox & Friends on TV.” Even before the contents of the 30 minute tirade are presented, the astute visitor will already know then that something is wrong, that this president is not doing what his predecessors and successors did. Or to put it slightly differently, for this narcissistic president, his political security and vanity trumped We the People’s national security.

2. The Playmate, the Porn Performer, and the President: Who Is More Intelligent?

Next, the tour guide will engage in some compare and contrast. At roughly the same time and for the same amount of time (30 minutes excluding commercials), three individuals participated in televised exchanges or interviews. The three were a Playmate, a term which may require explanation to the visitors to the Unpresidential Library, a porn performer, a term which probably will not require explanation except perhaps to children, and a president. As a result, there is an excellent opportunity for visitors to compare and contrast the three discourses and to gauge the intelligence of each.

Key characteristics for analysis will be:

– the ability to communicate using a complete sentence

– the ability to communicate in consecutive sentences

– the ability to have a start and end to one’s discourse

– the preferences for run-on phrases

– repeating oneself

– babbling.

Visitors will be asked to rate the performance of the three speakers. The odds the Playmate and the porn performer will trump the president in intelligence and communication.

3. The Electoral College versus the Popular Vote

“They also like to always talk about Electoral College. Well, it’s an election based on the Electoral College. I would rather have a popular election but it’s a totally different campaign.”

 “The Electoral College is set up perfectly for the Democrats and this was an absolute total beating in the Electoral College.”

One of the topics of the tirade was the 2016 presidential election. The insecure immature child still needs to bring up his unexpected victory to reassure himself. He is correct to note that the chattering class, the political pundits, and elitists did not see a way for him to reach 270 electoral votes. He is correct to note that he defied the odds with his unexpected electoral victory.  He also is correct to note that victory under the rules was based on electoral vote count and not the popular vote. He claims he geared his campaign to the rules of the competition. However, one wonders exactly what he would have done differently if popular vote was the key – spent more time in California?

What is most surprising is what he did not say. He did not claim that he won the popular vote as well as he electoral vote. He did not claim that 3 million or 5 million or whatever number he needed to win the popular vote voted illegally and all for his opponent. There was no mention of the commission he created to investigate the voting violations and its proof positive documentation of widespread abuse beyond the confines of his mind and on the Bull Trump network. One wonders why he passed up this opportunity to boast both of his huge popular and electoral victory.

4. Who Runs the 100 Yard Dash Anymore?

During the course of his discussion about his victory in the 2016 presidential election, he contrasted the different strategies using sports metaphors. The two he chose were the 100 yard dash and the one mile run. He correctly notes the differences between a sprint and a longer run. What is interesting is that neither of those two races is an Olympic event anymore and they rarely are run either especially at the international level. They were once but not now.

Here the guide in the Unpresidential Library will explain to the visitors that the worldview of the immature child president was set in his childhood and early years. When he was growing up the 100 yard dash and one mile run were big events. Breaking the 10-second and 4-minute barriers were newsworthy items. It appears that those events were imprinted in his mind never to be replaced by the 100 and 1500 meter runs today. So it’s not that he wants to return to the 50’s but that his mind still is in the 50’s.

Consider this example as an indication that he is living in the past and hasn’t retained new information (unless it directly relates to him):

He said “I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris” in explaining why he withdrew from the Paris treaty. He was and perhaps still is that not aware that he was not elected by the citizens of Pittsburgh although he was correct that as President he does represent them in the international arena. But it appears that when he thinks of Pittsburgh he is thinking of a manly city doing manly things like making steel the way it did when he was growing up.

When he looks at the world today it is through the prism of the world he knew as a child. He doesn’t know that George Bush used the phrase “Mission Accomplished.”  It just seemed like a good phrase and it is. Looking for historical connections to his utterances is a fool’s errand since he has no historical consciousness.

According to the tirade, he does now know that Lincoln was a Republican. This represents new knowledge, something he did not know until recently. He tried to use that knowledge to explain why blacks should vote Republican. He couldn’t remember the term Emancipation Proclamation, only that Lincoln did something that was good for the former slaves. And then they stopped voting Republican. He expressed no understanding of why this happened. He has no awareness what happened during the Depression and the connection between blacks and FDR. He has no awareness that after the Civil Rights Act of 1965, Confederates migrated from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party. He has no awareness that his support for the suppression of the votes by illegal aliens in practice has been an effort to suppress the votes of black citizens as well (because he genuinely lacks the mental necessities to make the connection between his actions against illegal aliens and legal citizens).

5. The 2018 Elections

The upcoming elections weren’t a topic of discussion but one can easily see why he is so confident regardless of the political prognostications by the same people who were wrong in 2016. After all, he stated on Fox and Friends that he has done an A+ job during his first year in office despite the witch hunt cloud from the Russian-colluding Democrats. He has accomplished more than any other president. And when it comes to the American voters, “I’ve taught them its fake news.” So now the American people know the truth. Now the American people know to ignore CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. Once again the talking heads will be wrong. Once again the real American voters will be heard. Once again he will triumph. You heard it here on Fox News & Friends.

Clearly a talk for the ages.

What else should go in the Unpresidential Library and where should it be built?