What books will/should be in the Trump Presidential Library?

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What books will/should be in the Trump Presidential Library?

1KAzevedo
Editat: gen. 5, 9:51pm

I admit to hijacking another thread with this so before it gets out of hand, here's a dedicated thread, Have fun with it.

3MsMixte
gen. 5, 10:05pm

>2 KAzevedo: I don't think Trump is very creative, to be honest.

Let me see if I can find some additional appropriate books. How about this one?

The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library by Trevor Noah

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • As seen on The Daily Show: an illustrated portrait of the Donald J. Trump Twitter account, with analysis and “scholarly” commentary from the writers of The Daily Show and an introduction by Trevor Noah

In June 2017, just steps from Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah opened The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library, a 4,000-square-foot museum space that gave the 45th president and his amazing Twitter legacy the respect they deserve. In the single weekend it was open to the public, the Library pop-up drew 7,500 visitors and had to turn away countless others.

But the Presidential Twitter Library experience should not be limited to the elite coastal few. Not fair! All citizens, even the Mexican ones, should have the chance to see Donald Trump’s tweets in their rightful context—organized and commented on in the fearless, hilarious, insightful voice of The Daily Show.

This one-of-a-kind exhibition catalog presents the Library’s complete contents, including:

• The Masterpieces: In-depth critical appreciations of history’s most important Trump tweets, from “Very Stable Genius” to “Covfefe” to “Trump Tower Taco Bowl/I Love Hispanics!”
• The Greatest Battles: @realDonaldTrump’s brutal Twitter campaigns against fellow Republicans, Diet Coke, women generally, and Kristen Stewart specifically
• Sad! A Retrospective: a compendium of the many people, events, and twists of fate that apparently made Donald Trump feel this human emotion
• Trumpstradamus: DJT’s amazing 140-character predictions—none of which came true!
• The Hall of Nicknames: the greatest of Trump’s monikers, from “Lyin’ Ted” to “Low I.Q. Crazy Mika,” accompanied by original caricature artwork
• Trump vs. Trump: You’re going to want to sit for this one. Donald Trump has sometimes been known to contradict himself.
• Always the Best: the greatest boasts of the greatest boaster of all time, ever!

Comprising hundreds of Trump tweets, and featuring a foreword by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham, and even a place for readers to add their own future Trump tweet highlights—because he is making new Twitter history literally every day—The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library is a unique portrait of an artist whose masterworks will be studied by historians, grammarians, and mental health professionals for years to come.

6davidgn
Editat: gen. 6, 1:04am

>5 MsMixte: Working on getting the last into Overcat. Will take a few days for a touchstone. :-p (ETA nope, forced touchstone. There ya go! My Amazing Book About Tremendous Me)

The first is already touchstoned above. ;-)

7John5918
gen. 6, 1:02am

Mein Kampf, perhaps?

8KAzevedo
gen. 6, 2:17am

>3 MsMixte: I never heard about that...how did I miss it! Of course this exhibit must have it's own wing.

9KAzevedo
gen. 6, 2:20am

>4 davidgn: The Marlon Bundo story would also be suited for the Pence Alcove.

10KAzevedo
gen. 6, 2:22am

>3 MsMixte: This collection must be housed in the dedicated Twitter Wing.

11KAzevedo
gen. 6, 2:25am

Thanks all for helping the evening to go by with a bit of humor.

13librorumamans
Editat: gen. 18, 3:18pm

The Greatest Story Ever Told by Donald J. Trump
A Breathtaking Work of Staggering Genius by Donald J. Trump
My Brilliant Career by Donald J. Trump
How To Win Friends and Demonize People by Donald J. Trump
The Conman of Alcatraz by Donald J. Trump

and, of course,

Ghostwriters I Have Known by Donald J. Trump

14margd
gen. 18, 3:43pm

The Bible, or at least a photo of it?

17KAzevedo
gen. 18, 10:05pm

>16 alco261: Excellent list!

18KAzevedo
gen. 18, 10:08pm

Shouldn't there also be some of Trump's favorite reading materials?

19kiparsky
gen. 18, 10:46pm

>18 KAzevedo: Yes, there will be a complete collection of cereal boxes. The best cereal boxes.

20MsMixte
gen. 19, 12:50am

>16 alco261: Extraordinary Popular Delusions is an excellent choice!

A fitting one for Wednesday:

No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford

23firedrake1942
gen. 19, 10:49am

>1 KAzevedo: Don't be daft, the cretin can't read and he can barely write and then only in crayon!

24alco261
gen. 19, 11:47am

A few more that come to mind:

Crusaders, Criminals and Crazies
Evicted
Secret Societies
The Misinformation Age

...and for all of us who have had to put up with this mess

Endurance

252wonderY
gen. 19, 2:06pm

A special exhibit hall for this kind of list :

82 Stupid Things from the Trump Era
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/davidmack/dumb-trump-moments

26KAzevedo
Editat: gen. 19, 4:44pm

>23 firedrake1942: Hmm, guess you missed the gentle sarcasm. Or, did I miss yours?

27Limelite
gen. 21, 6:56pm

Lessons in Deception: How to lie and get away with it by Ramie Tawers Since touchstones seem to be tombstones in re this book, here's the link: Kindle Edition

28Limelite
gen. 21, 6:58pm

Oh!

And I think a reproduction of the original diapered Baby Trump balloon should be placed in the foyer to welcome visitors. (The original is being housed in a London museum.)

Will there be a Meme Wing?

29smithal
gen. 21, 7:25pm

He's probably never read any of these, but just for the symbolic value, shouldn't the library include:

I'm Not Leaving - Carl Wilkens
Please Don't Make Me Go - John Fenton
Me Myself and God - Jeff Roth
The Once and Future King - T. H. White

30davidgn
gen. 21, 7:45pm

31KAzevedo
gen. 21, 11:12pm

>28 Limelite: Yes, and there was also a well known statue that should join Baby Trump. Let me see if I can find a picture. Ah, this will work.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/aug/18/nude-donald-trump-statues-new-yo...

32KAzevedo
Editat: gen. 21, 11:32pm

So far we have The Meme Memorial , The Pence Alcove, The Children's Hall of Horror, and The Temple of Tweets. The entry, gilded in gold, draped with tasteful Trump and MAGA flags, will welcome worshipers, er, visitors, and Baby Trump and Naked Trump will gaze benevolently down . It's really coming together.

33mamzel
gen. 22, 1:50pm

>32 KAzevedo: And don't forget the wall tapestry made up of oversized red silk ties (made in China)!

34Limelite
gen. 22, 9:42pm

>32 KAzevedo:

HATS! Hats!! Where are the MAGA hats going to go? Perhaps in front of the Tie Wall in the Red Room?

35librorumamans
gen. 22, 11:46pm

There's a statuary hall in the Capitol, so let's have one here as well. Maryland can donate their ex-statue of Roger Taney and so the space can be a repository of other culled statues of similarly great statesmen.

36margd
gen. 23, 6:50am

Too bad that Trump et al. sought to destroy the juiciest documents and emails, as his library will be jammed with historians, I bet! Hopefully, there will be copies for those who search.

37KAzevedo
Editat: gen. 23, 3:10pm

>34 Limelite: Yes, The Red Repository. Red silk tie tapestry, every iteration of red maga hats, and all else designated red.

38KAzevedo
gen. 23, 3:10pm

>36 margd: We will name you, Docent of Documents.

39KAzevedo
Editat: gen. 23, 3:14pm

I would like to be the interior designer. We must have every possible example of the iconic Trump esthetic.

40Limelite
gen. 23, 4:26pm

MUST Haves

Gold (fake, of course) toilets in restrooms.

And since he's Prez NoMo, here's a chia pet so fans can make their own DJT -- and style his hair (easy with the scissors there, bud!).

41mamzel
gen. 24, 4:32pm

Is it possible to style a combover with chia?

42MsMixte
gen. 24, 4:35pm

>41 mamzel: You'd have to grow it in the dark, so it gets long and spindly. On the plus side, the planter is already the correct shade of orange.

43mamzel
gen. 25, 1:35pm