Here’s a half-serious question: Doesn’t Eric Trump, The Donald’s third child with Ivana, remind you of Draco Malfoy? I’m not talking the middle-aged Draco (as London will see Alex Price play in the new stage production ‘
, I got a great education and I can’t find a job or I didn’t become the success that I could have been…Sure, I mean, you probably have that at every major university.”
If you think it’s awful cheek comparing The Donald’s dubious educational business with one of the world’s most prestigious universities, founded in 1636, there’s more.
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The film supposedly tells the story of the September 11, 2012 attack on a US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya. That night, an armed mob overran the compound and set it on fire. US ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans died. At the time, Hillary Clinton was minding the shop at the State Department and every Republican worth their salt will tell you that she was responsible. (How? I ask you. US ambassadors don’t ask the Secretary of State for permission to visit a part of the country to which they’re assigned!)
Anyway, cue director Michael Bay’s guns-and-ammo portrayal of the tragic events. It has a complement of cartoon cut-out “bad guys” – speaking Arabic, wearing the kaffiyeh, answering the muezzin’s call to prayer – and muscle-bound all-American heroes fighting to survive a world that’s bad, mad and dangerous. At a certain point in the film, one of the Americans delivers his 30-second take on life in a foreign locale: “They’re all bad guys until they’re not … you can’t tell the good guys from the bad.”
The movie, which lacks nuance, context, explanation and examination of the world outside America and anything to do with Islam and Muslims, is the latest offering in the “paranoia genre”.
That one of Donald Trump’s sons thinks it’s wonderful just underlines the Malfoy tendency – it runs in the blood.