Donald Trump’s truck moment tells us nothing and everything about his presidency

Honk honk.

On Thursday, the president of the US obtained proper right into a parked truck, honked, and pretended to drive.

The online, in reality, is having loads of fulfilling with the second, which obtained right here correct as a result of the American Effectively being Care Act (AHCA), the Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill, continued to wrestle to get ample votes to cross the Dwelling.

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— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) March 23, 2017

The President is inside the driver's seat the and the truck is, no, hm, struggling to complete this metaphor

— Kriston Capps (@kristoncapps) March 23, 2017

The truck is America

— Jamelle Bouie (@jbouie) March 23, 2017

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2015) DP: John Seale | Dir: George Miller

— Matt Scalici (@MattScalici) March 23, 2017

the driving force on the bus says SAD! SAD! SAD! aaalll throughout town

— john freiler (@johnfreiler) March 23, 2017

As properly being care vote will get scrapped for tonight, proper right here's Trump in an unlimited rig on the White Dwelling driveway honking the horn & pretending to drive

— Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) March 23, 2017

Is that this an necessary second of Donald Trump’s presidency? More than likely not.

Nonetheless in the event you want to truly extend this metaphor to lack of life, proper right here’s one threat: Trump obtained right here into office anticipating to, primarily, Art work of the Deal his means by the job — hanging the easiest, most pretty presents to repeal Obamacare, take away commerce treaties, chase out undocumented immigrants, and convey once more jobs. This was all an superior act on the advertising marketing campaign path, and Trump’s supporters preferred it.

Nonetheless very like Trump’s driving inside the footage above, it was all an act. And Trump is now learning that no amount of miming and showmanship will let him switch the parked truck — or Congress — on the current debates about properly being care and future gadgets of legal guidelines if of us and lawmakers merely don’t like what he’s proposing.

Really, though, that’s solely a humorous second. Benefit from it.

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