Should have seen Drumpf coming

Infinite Jest has many layers of awesomeness, tough in places but always worth the price of admission, which requires true commitment given its 1,000+ pages and 300+ endnotes. Among its most prescient passages are observations on the trends in U.S. politics:

“A President… who said he wasn’t going to stand here and ask us to make some tough choices because he was standing here promising he was going to make them for us. Who asked us simply to simply sit back and enjoy the show.” Pg 383 of the Abacus edition


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