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The Porcupine's Quill:  A Satire Column
by Arshad M. Khan
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Porcupine's Quill
April 23, 2017


News Item:  This week at a meeting of psychiatrists organized by the Yale University
School of Medicine, a panel questioned President Trump's sanity.  It found him to be
'paranoid, delusional and grandiose thinking'.

Yes, we have your new room ready for you, sir.

New room, eh!

Yes sir!

What's wrong with the usual rooms?  Every president and his family before has used

Yes sir.  That's true sir.  But then everyone was not quite like you, sir.

What do you mean?  I am the president of all the hairless apes ... er chumps I mean

We just thought something special, something befitting you and your status.

My status?

Yes, sir.  We have just been apprised.

Oh you have.  So you understand, I am used to very special treatment.

Yes, sir.  We do now, sir.  And just like you say, we will be happy to provide the most
suitable accommodation.  The White House staff has been doing so for years.  I must
confess though, this one was much more of a challenge.

I can understand.  I am used to a different standard of luxury.

That is so true, sir.  Well here we are, sir.  We hope you will be comfortable (opens

But this room is all padded ...

Exactly sir ...