We’re expected to live in a universe which is not only post-truth but altogether post-language and post-meaning.
Now we have a president who when he speaks spatters the air with unfinished chunks – many of which do not qualify as sentences and which do not follow from previous chunks.
He does not release words into a stream of consciousness but into a heap.
He heaps words on top of words – to overwhelm meaning with vague gestures.
He does not think – he lurches.
Here are some examples: