‘Initially I didn’t want to write a song about Donald Trump’ says Wainwright.
‘But sometimes in the course of human events things get so weird that you can’t look a gift horse in the mouth – especially if the horse has a real mouth on him’.
In the past I’ve taken pot shots in song at political figures of fun like Jesse Helms – Newt Gingrich, -Bill and Hill – Bush – Cheney et al. but folks — this is serious.
We hold some truths to be self-evident and apparently Mr. Trump does not’ he adds.
‘As Judd Apatow succinctly put it to me after hearing ‘I Had A Dream’ — ‘The only person who benefits from Trump now is you!’
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