Actor Jack Nicholson says he finally understood the meaning of the word irony when his mother called him a “son of a bitch.”
So let us consider Donnie Trump, who campaigned as the populist champion of the working-class, promising that – by gollies – he was gonna take on Wall Street and the corporate elites. But the bitter irony for the working-class is that they now see what the SOB meant – he’s literally “taking on” the moneyed powers by taking them on-board his administration. For example, he’s brought in Wall Street billionaires to fill the three top economic policy positions in his cabinet!
Check out this classic commentary.