The tail end of this critical piece observes that even when President Trump is reading from the teleprompter he can’t resist embellishments. The columnist imagines, What if Trump were called upon to deliver the Gettysburg Address?
“Four score and seven years ago — that’s a long time ago, very long — our fathers, who spoke about this at great length, did what perhaps has virtually never been done before: brought forth on this continent, a new nation, a very great new nation — there’s no question about that — conceived in liberty — and that is so important! — and dedicated to the amazing proposition — and they felt very strongly about this, I can tell you — that all men are created equal. Number one for me.”