Recently I caught a TV interview with Toronto Star's Daniel Dale and was encouraged by the thought that someone objective was keeping such close tabs on the many lies of prevaricator Donald Trump. Other journalists are doing so as well, of course, but I do like the cut of Mr. Dale's jib.
Yet after all, it isn't as if multiple astrologers hadn't warned over and over about Trump's unfitness for office, his loose relationship with the truth, his magical thinking tendency that allows him to live in his own fantasy-prone world in spite of reality, his misconceptions, and loose-lips-sink-ships indiscretion--all unfortunate features of being born under a Mercury-Neptune square without other chart factors to mitigate the difficulties. And you know that Trump's inability to hear others and his lamentable resistance to learning and lack of curiosity can also fit neatly under the Mercury-Neptune-square umbrella with cloudy, confused Neptune permanently stuffing cotton balls in his Mercurial ears and brain cavity. It's an umbrella he can't close.
Then there's his natal Saturn, karmic planet of realism, authenticity, authority, responsibility, accountability, and limits. However, Mr. Trump's natal Saturn is in its detriment in the Moon-ruled sign of Cancer, a hypersensitive placement full of discontent (Moon-Saturn), a bottomless need for approval, defensiveness, and attachment to material possessions.
And of course, with dysfunctional Saturn in a natal chart and psyche, Papa is always implicated unless Mama wore the pants in the family but in Big T's case, a Cancerian Saturn points toward both members of the parental unit. Sorrowfully adding to the drama, Baby Donnie even sports from birth a dreaded Moon-South-Node conjunction, a Lunar-Saturnian combination suggesting early estrangement from Mom. Talk about a big mess!
Add to all this Trump's negative Geminian tendencies toward duplicity and superficiality, his lack of morals, shifting standards and then, thanks to the 2016 Election, the American people are yoked to a raging dumpster fire in the Oval Office--hunkering down, lashing out, and blaming anyone but the one person responsible for his current woes.
Now who was it said Reality Bites?
And yet we know that, tragically, as Donald Trump goes, so goes America. But does he remind you of an embarrassing trail of bathroom tissue stuck to the bottom of America's shoe? Me, too.
Even so, we'll keep our chins up while checking out an informative segment from the Thom Hartmann program featuring an interview with Daniel Dale himself. And maybe with the help of a still-breathing US Justice Department we can snuff out the raging dumpster fire, its lies, crimes, sabotage, scandals, insults and all!