Jordan Francis, a 28 year old democrat living in L.A is today struggling with how he is feeling following the US-North Korea summit, which wasn’t an overwhelming failure.
Francis is not alone in his despair, psychiatrists have reported a huge spike in democratic clients scheduling emergency meetings, with many of them citing a mysterious uneasiness that has washed over them this morning.
We were able to sit down with Francis, after he called in sick, to get to the bottom of his feelings.
“I don’t know, I just feel so hollow. This whole time I have been so sure that Trump is so inept and basically barely functioning, yet here he is actually making headway on one of the most complicated issues the world is facing. It’s like I want the summit to fail, just to vindicate my beliefs, you know?”
What Francis has slowly come to realise is that he, and many other democrats, are for the first time watching Trump not completely screw something up in the worst way possible, and they don’t know how to deal with the new experience.
Linda Maloney, a leading expert in the field of political psychology, explains the phenomena is caused as democrats subconsciously want to correct the imbalance caused by the successful summit, and the only way they can do that is to hope the talks fail and North Korea moves back to its standard nuclear debauchery. This secret and unstated hope for nuclear proliferation is causing these feelings of desolation.
When asked if there was any hope for the democrats, Maloney said that we all need to remind ourselves that a broken clock is still right twice a day, and that even with all failings Donald Trump may actually be able to do some good, even if it is accidental.
North Korean Leader, Kim Jong-un has announced North Korea will be the next home for a new chain of Trump Hotels.
The announcement followed his first meeting with US President, Donald Trump held during the US-North Korea summit in Singapore today. Mr Kim has denied the contract had anything to do with the summit, and was not discussed during his meeting with Mr Trump.
The chain of hotels is forecast to be a multi-billion dollar contract for the Trump Organisation, which Mr Trump supposedly no longer has anything to do with after relinquishing control to family members before becoming President in 2016. Despite this, the announcement has created much speculation as to Mr Trump’s true motives for the summit, and indeed his Presidency.
Responded to accusations of corruption, Mr Trump made the following official statements on twitter.
The FAKE news media wants you to believe that I had something to do with the North Korean Trump Hotel contract! So SAD! I just met Kim, and let me tell you, he is a smart SMART man (1/2)
…and of course would want the best hotel chain in his country! He is so smart, and honest that I am also considering lifting all sanctions on North Korea. It will be good for AMERICAN business! (2/2)
The suggestion of lifting sanctions has only further fuelled suspicions the hotel deal may have been struck during the bilateral engagement, in which nuclear non-proliferation was supposed to take centre stage. As yet, there has been no mention of an agreement which would see any steps towards the denuclearisation of North Korea.