The Morning Briefing: Trump-Hater Hits Wall Street Statue with Banjo Edition


By Stephen Kruiser

I Blame Fauxcahontas

Trump Derangement Syndrome doesn't pose the risk of becoming a global pandemic, thanks to the fact that it's an opt-in condition. The symptoms, however, seem to be worsening by the day.

From The New York Times:

The piercing noise of metal striking metal echoed through Wall Street just after noon on Saturday: A man was battering the bronze, 7,000-pound Charging Bull statue with a makeshift metal banjo.

“He just started wilding out, hitting the bull over the head,” a witness, Luis Cruz, 53, said on Sunday. “And every time he would bang it, he would say the same thing over and over.” Mr. Cruz said the man was cursing President Trump as he swung the banjo. The police said he was screaming and ranting about God.

Not just a banjo, dear readers, but a makeshift metal banjo. That added a little something extra to it for me.

You know, with the way Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders constantly rail against Wall Street, it was only a matter of time before someone snapped and attacked. Thank God, the Trump Derangement types tend to be paste-eaters, so this one went after a sculpture of a bull.

Because the world is insane, the damaged bull is already a tourist attraction, being pointed out to tourists who are passing by on double-decker buses.

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