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Just over here watching prestige television with Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus.


Bannon pictures himself picking through the rubble of the executive branch, finding the orb and scepter, sitting himself on Dump's solid gold toilet, draped in a terry cloth bathrobe blotched with orange pepperoni-grease stains, issuing edicts. He sometimes sees himself standing over Melania's corpse, laughing at it. He's always resented her conditions that he never speak to her or exhale anywhere near her. He's bitter about all of it. He's bitter over having been treated like the trash he is. He's as bitter as Richard Nixon but without even the reasons to feel good about himself.

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen does a bad job catching you up on the HBO prestige drama "Big Little Lies," then changes the channel to a less-prestigious drama involving Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus, several dog skeletons, Dominos Pizza, arsenic, and finally a protagonist (unpictured) who hopefully gets us into a second season of this depressing show. 

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Jeff Dorchen

According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.


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