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The Day of the Donald

Andrew Shaffer

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On January 20, 2017, on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., a tall, orange man with a dubious hairline places his hand on a paperback of The Art of the Deal and pledges to defend the Constitution of the United States, whatever that is. Before the sun sets on this hugely momentous day, the real-estate mogul-turned-reality show star-turned-leader of the hypothetically Free World reclines in the Oval Office, a glass of Trump Ice in his little hand. He Skypes in with his BFF Vladimir Putin; assembles his Cabinet and White House staff, including the current Miss Universe as chief of staff; and procures some sizzling new lingerie for the new First Lady.

Two years later, as the increasingly ironically named United States of America barrels toward war with the United Kingdom, and the never-quite-finished Mexican wall is continually breached by refugees (risking their lives to get _to_ Mexico), disgraced ex-tabloid reporter Jimmie Bernstein drags himself through his days temping and podcasting to no one...until The Donald plucks him from the depths of despair. Jimmie becomes the president’s official biographer, giving him enviable access to the gold-plated Trump White House and all of its secrets. This, in turn, makes him a prime recruitment target of a ragtag resistance movement determined to dump The Donald and Make America Great Again (Again).

When one of the rebel instigators turns up dead, Jimmie finds himself uncharacteristically seized with the compulsion to do some real investigative reporting, get to the bottom of what proves to be only the first in a long series of murders...and, if it’s absolutely unavoidable, save the country.


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