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The Scaramucci Epoch

Written by Wendy

Donald Trump’s communications director was Trumpism distilled, so pure a concentrate of wocka-wocka salesmanship and aggro preening that the West Wing could contain him for only so long. If Hesiod stipulated a Heroic Age of Man, Anthony Scaramucci belonged to and shaped the Heroic Age of Trump—that halcyon 10-day period when the White House achieved a level of maximalist ridiculousness that even a president who brags to Boy Scouts about sex yachts could never hope to attain on his own.

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