22 octombrie 2019

The strange case of 'Dr. Trump' and 'Mr. Tweet'


In the fictional 1880s of novelist Robert Louis Stevenson, London was confronted with the strange case of the affable, capable Dr. Henry Jekyll, who periodically used a potion to transform himself into Mr. Hyde, a beast whose personality expressed the good doctor’s darkest instincts. In nonfictional 2019, America is confronted with the strange case of “Dr. Trump” and “Mr. Tweet,” a duality that creates ambivalence towards the president, even among his strongest supporters. “Dr. Trump” [...]