From his elevated perch, @realDonaldTrump scatters seeds of wisdom in 140 characters or less, emulating the Fireside Chat, which was how President Franklin D. Roosevelt comforted and reassured the country throughout the Depression and WWII.
The Wee Folk Players (They’re a Stitch) set designers decorated his nest in a comfortably rich style, evoking a shock and awe, yet homey atmosphere. The crew hauled in a cozy bookend fireplace and built a wool fleece fire to warm the White House hearth.
Props include precious family heirlooms and trophies for the mantelpiece…
as well as his Twitter feed to peck at.
Meanwhile, the costume department fashioned a down-filled blue collar uniform for the leading man. Humbled and honored to play the unifying role of President of the United States, he tweets, “@POTUS – the American people. SO THERE, all of you sad, dishonest, failed phonies, fakes and scumbags, I WON, I WON, I WON! Believe me.”
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