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The terrible prescience of “Glengarry Glen Ross”

On this blog, I write about Donald Trump as little as I can bear; he already hogs too much of my day everywhere else, so I don’t want it here as well.

But I can’t resist linking to this terrific little piece that compares Trump, and his latest amanuensis Anthony Scaramucci, with a character in the 1992 film version of “Glengarry Glen Ross.” As this piece notes, the stage version doesn’t include the much-loved opener with Alec Baldwin, which has continues to serve as an unfortunate model for some. (Just this past week, someone in the business world brought the Baldwin character up to me — and was dumbfounded to learn that it isn’t in the stage version.)

Anyway, here’s the piece. It’s an all-too-true characterization of the current president of the United States.

3 Responses to “The terrible prescience of “Glengarry Glen Ross””

  1. Dan Says:

    Very thoughtful. Thanks!

  2. Dan Says:

    I guess you won’t have Scaramucci to kick around anymore…..

  3. Lee Wochner Says:

    And yet, he seemed willing to do the fandango!

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