The Big Fib:
"I'm, like, a really smart person."

To be honest with you, as much as I think that Donald the Dumb is the village idiot, I have benefited a great deal from our fake president. I write three essays a week for my website. If it wasn’t for that bombastic narcissist, I’d be looking for topics for about 25% of my articles. Most of my essays address four major drives in my life: addressing my dances with death, Ginger, returning to Burma, and Donald the Dumb.

While Donald the Dumb asserts his intellect, very few buy that contention. I wonder what Melania Trump thinks of him. We know what Rex Tillerson thinks about him.

Again, to be honest, I wouldn’t have ever used the name, Donald the Moron. There is no poetic alteration to that name. Donald the Dumb does possess it.

If you happen to run across Donald the Dumb, ask him about what he thinks about Albert Camus. After he says, “Duh.” Show him this picture of him.

Albert Camus

If Donald the Dumb was half as smart as he claims, he would say that Camus was an understudy of Humphrey Bogart. Even though he isn’t half as smart as he thinks he is, I think there is a resemblance between Camus and Bogart.

Humphrey Bogart

Camus was born on November 7, 1913 and died on January 4, 1960. He would have been 104 tomorrow had he not been killed in a car accident. Interestingly, while Camus was French, he was born in Algeria, which was then a French colony in North Africa. Tragically, his father died during WWI. To make matters worse, his mother had a stroke when she was told that her husband had been killed. Between the wars, Camus went to the University of Algiers and majored in philosophy. In 1938, he moved to France in time for WWII. He joined the French resistance.

During the 40s and 50s, Camus wrote most of his novels. In 1957, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature, which was three years prior to his death.

Camus was a thinker....

When I was in college, I was a philosophy major also. Camus was a novelist, but he was also good with one-liners. Unfortunately, Donald the Dumb never read The Stranger, The Myth of Sisyphus, or The Rebel. Even if he had, he wouldn’t have understood Camus. Nonetheless, here are three one-liners that Donald the Dumb needed to grasp. Camus’ warning applies to Donald the Dumb, “The need to be right is the sign of a vulgar mind.” According to Camus, Donald the Dumb possesses a vulgar mind.

The second injunction that Camus stated is equally important for Donald the Dumb to understand, “Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” Donald the Dumb wants to be seen as more of a leader than anyone else in the world but especially more than President Obama. Donald the Dumb has some racial issues about Obama.

Finally, Camus wrote, “Do not wait for the Last Judgment. It takes place every day.” Donald the Dumb’s clock is ticking. Tick-tock, tick-tock. You won’t be our fake president much longer.

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