Yeah Donald Trump Can be Funny, and I hate it.

And it’s a big reason why I think he has a chance of winning this upcoming election.

Lauren Elizabeth
3 min readJun 11, 2024
Photo by Gautam Krishnan on Unsplash

For me personally, it’s admittedly been as fascinating as it is disturbing to watch the rise of former President Donald Trump, and his sustained success as the leader of the Republican Party for nearly a decade now. In spite of his disastrous midterms while President, his electoral loss and the riot he incited afterwards, he’s still at the top. As much as the more corporate wing of the Republican Party might hate to admit it he holds the GOP in the palm of his hand, and it’s a monster that they absolutely helped to create. They’ve made their beds, they’re lying in it, and it’s going to be interesting to see the long term ramifications going forward.

That said, when watching the rise of Donald Trump it has been difficult to deny that at times, he can objectively be funny. I mean, come on, every once in a while something he says will catch you by surprise and you’ll find yourself amused, right?

Well, that continued at a recent rally where he decided to get out a menu for The Cheesecake Factory and said:

“The prices are insane. This is a menu from The Cheesecake Factory. We love that place, don’t we…

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Lauren Elizabeth

Lauren is a writer & leftist with analysis on topics related to politics & policy. She can be reached at LaurenMartinchek@gmail.com or Twitter @xlauren_mx