The only person who could summarize the current political situation correctly is Jon Stewart—reading the future from 2004.
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Once in office, the president becomes acutely aware he is temporary stew ard of a permanent position. … Every day brings the president that much closer to the time he will turn on the TV to see someone else’s face burned in effigy outside a foreign embassy.
The moment, as you can imagine, is bittersweet.</p>