The legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz said he always read the Obituary column first each morning over breakfast because he was "so happy, so happy" not to find his name there.
Well, last week Bob Dole's name was there and his longtime friend and fellow senator, Joe Biden, delivered a beautiful eulogy. Thanks to a thoughtful photo montage of Dole and Biden together through the years that NBC played to the left of Biden's face as he spoke, we were reminded yet again of just how much Biden's face has changed over the decades.
Mysteriously changed more than his fellow elder statesman's faces have changed and in the wrong chronological direction. While time etched more cragginess into their features and liver spots multiplied on their temples, Biden's skull grew less square, his jawline more refined, his "turkey gobbler" shrunk dramatically, his right earlobe suddenly attached itself to his face and his liver spots grew fewer and fewer. In fact, he went from craggy elder statesmen to baby-faced septuagenarian.
Plastic surgery, you say? Perhaps but consider this: regardless of how old Bob Dole grew or how many years elapsed between "Dole Sightings," you always knew it was him. His face aged dramatically, but its essence never changed. Regardless of how old Donald Trump grows, you will always know it's him. His unique "look" is unmistakable. Pity we can't say the same of Joe Biden's face.
The Generosity of Donald Trump: Where He's Donated All $1,378,333 of His Presidential Salary
Pictured: Donald Trump burning widow Annabelle Hill's mortgage. In 1986, the Hill family were in danger of losing their ancestral farm. Mr. Hill killed himself believing his life insurance would pay off the mortgage. Unbeknownst to him, his insurance policy had a suicide clause so his widow didn't receive a penny, lost her husband and was still on the cusp of losing their farm. When Donald Trump heard the story, it touched his heart. Trump and a partner each paid $78,000 to pay off her mortgage in full and burned it in effigy at Trump Tower! https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3449920/That-time-Donald-Trump-saved-family-farm-Widow-s-daughter-campaign-rally-recall-Donald-paid-mom-s-300-000-mortgage-father-committed-suicide.html#v-2421761637381487343
In a 2016 interview with Lisa Stahl, Trump did something only two presidents in history have ever done. He affirmed he would be serving without pay. By accepting only $1 each year (as required by law), he joins Herbert Hoover and John F. Kennedy as the only two presidents who served and defended solely from Love of Country.
Actually, when he made the promise, Trump had no idea how much the President is paid. (Isn't that adorable!?! Runs for the job. Has no idea what it pays!)
By serving for free, he proves yet again that America is his sole motivation. As he just said in Fayetteville, NC, "As God is my witness, I will never let you down" and he never has.
This is the story the Mainstream Media has tried very hard to throw shade on but never managed to debunk because duh! It's true!
Here's where President Donald J. Trump has donated his paychecks, each quarter, for the past four years.
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