Who could have thought it was a good idea to put the President on Steroids? Trump received an exotic cocktail of oxygen, the red blood of ten young men and a dose of experimental drugs from America's finest pharmaceuticals this week.
At the military hospital, Trump received a dose of Remdesivir, the experimental drug, not yet known to be safe or effective as a treatment for Covid.
Conley, the President's physician disclosed that Trump was also given the steroid dexamethasone after his blood oxygen level dropped twice in recent days. Side effects of dex include, mood swings, behavioral disorders and cognitive disability apparently.
At the hospital Trump posted a video on Twitter, "I think I am doing very well" (whoever I am), in a second video Trump announced, "I am feeling better and will be back soon". The President escaped once for a drive by photo shoot around the hospital block. Duped into thinking he was returning to the White House, the Presidential Guard had him back in a Walter Reed White Coat within the hour.
"Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or run the largest economy in the world" should be the Surgeon General's warning. Trump on steroids could not be restrained. Someone smuggled in a Smart Phone. Trump ordered a Big Mac and Marine One. A dramatic flight back to the West Wing followed. An even more dramatic scene on the balcony followed.
Flanked by American flags with the Washington Monument in the distance, Trump saluted the brave people of America. So good, they filmed it twice, then set it to music. Trump ripped of his mask, wheezing slightly.
It was a scene set from "Argentina", Madonna as Eva Peron. "I had to let it happen" sang Madonna, "I had to do it" said Trump. "As your leader, I had to do that" "I knew there was a danger but I had to do it. I stood out front. I led. I knew there was a risk, there was a danger but that's OK."
"I learned so much about Coronavirus," said Trump, [not like Joe Biden he wore a big huge mask all the time]. "I think this was a blessing from God, that I caught the virus". A blessing for us all there will be no second debate. "Don't cry for me Amereeka," sang the President under his breath "the truth is I'll always love me!"
That's all for this week! Have a great, safe, week-end ... Hands, Face and Space ...
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