the trumpabet – the letter ‘e’

February 7, 2017

Eccentricity
n. A method of distinction so cheap that fools employ it to accentuate their incapacity.

Education
n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.

Egotist
n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me.

Elector
n. One who enjoys the sacred privilege of voting for the man of another man’s choice.

Executive
n. An officer of the Government, whose duty it is to enforce the wishes of the legislative power until such time as the judicial department shall be pleased to pronounce them invalid and of no effect.

Selections taken from the Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce as they apply to the 45th president of the United States.