Trump to Speak at Davos 2018: Moon as Timer and Describer of the Public Mood
by Jude Cowell
On Friday January 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm GMT, Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver a speech of some sort at the annual Davos Conference in Davos, Switzerland, said to be the last world leader to speak this year. His theme: "America is open for business" apparently. Briefly, let's look at the positions of the Moon in relation to the Aquarian Sun for a bit of behind-the-scenes information. As you've probably heard, some attendees are said to be planning a walk-out during Trump's speech even though his White House tenure has been 'good for business,' as some say.
Now since we hear in the US that Mr. Trump takes a while to get going in the mornings (and jet lag may be a factor for the 71-year-old), a 10:00 am curtain call would have been too stressful for his nibs yet this is the moment on Friday that the Moon @24Tau52 precisely conjoins his natal Midheaven, the Goals-and-Aspirations Point of any chart--and he adores publicity (signified by the Moon). However, as she floats through the rest of Taurus, Luna will meet with the difficult stars of the Pleiades constellation, stars of rage and fury, plus, Moon opposes Mars in Scorpio which is hardly the most welcoming or delightful picture of acceptance for the controversial US representative.
In fact, a Moon-Mars opposition suggests angry conflicts and complaints but we don't need Astrology to tell us that Mr. Trump's nationalistic "America First" agenda (and bigotry) will cause trouble, even turmoil abroad as it does domestically. Certainly turmoil has already occurred via anti-Trump protesters at Davos (and across the globe!) and the Taurean intolerance for him seems very likely to continue through most of Friday. Yes, the Moon will be in Venus-ruled Taurus, a money and luxury-loving sign, as Trump speaks at 1:00 pm GMT, assuming that the schedule goes as planned. A Taurus Moon? Then someone had better take royal care of the precious Donald the way he thinks he merits!
Then at 6:39:30 pm GMT, the Moon enters Gemini and immediately reaches fixed star Alcyone @00Gemini00 with its keywords, "something to cry about" -- even though double-air Sun AQ-Moon Gemini is a lighter combo of energies than the Air-Earth combo of Sun AQ-Moon Taurus earlier in the day. So with any mundane Moon sign signifying the public mood, we may expect the population to show obstinacy and perhaps possessiveness under a Taurus Moon, but a more flippant attitude once Luna is in light-hearted Gemini. One reason for this could be that Mr. Trump may have cleared out of Davos by or before the Moon reaches Mercurial Gemini which is what yours truly would suggest!
For as one of my mother's favorite sayings goes, Never go where you're not invited, never stay where you're merely tolerated. Good advice for Donald Trump, no?
And, on a similar note, remember the olden days back in 2011 when Dubya Bush cancelled a Swiss visit in order to avoid protests--and arrest?!.