[ by Charles Cameron — if hell exists — and we’re easily persuaded it does — best believe in paradise, too ]
Bryan Alexander of Infocult headed his report, Earth opens campaign against Trump. Bryan has been following sinkholes around the globe for some time now, and has also been keeping a wary eye on Donald Trump, so the correlation wouldn’t surprise him, and he leaped to causation, with or without good reason.
Let’s take a look, first, at the hole itself:
It’s black, as though part of the world had been redacted for security reasons.
Sinkoles are not uncommon in Florida, and frequently feast on human habitations:
The City of Palm Beech is calm and carries on:
Sinkhole in front of Mar-a-Lago: A 4' x 4' sinkhole has formed on Southern Boulevard directly in front of… https://t.co/5xOpmJ8Y2v
— Town of Palm Beach (@townpalmbeach) May 22, 2017
It takes the Washington Post to put the event in truly cross-disiplinary perspective, titling its article on the topic brilliantly:
Sinkhole forms in front of Mar-a-Lago; metaphors pour in https://t.co/pXmAxgtBTf
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 22, 2017
Indeed they did. Oliver Willis had the best reading of the Sign:
A sinkhole just opened in front of President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate https://t.co/vlSlzzwBCP THE ORB DEMANDS SACRIFICE
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) May 22, 2017
The orb in question is the Saudi counterterrorism orb:
— David Kalow (@daknycip) May 24, 2017
Bothing to do with Saruman, I assure you. But take a look at those eyes..
— Saudi Embassy (@SaudiEmbassyUSA) May 21, 2017
And FWIW, tthe orb’s direct impact on the pavement in Palm Beach is confirmed by Chad Fondiller:
The sinkhole began forming seconds after the Orb was touched. https://t.co/zBVio0ejjs
— Chad Fondiller (@ChadFondiller) May 22, 2017
Some, like Conchita Leeflang, read the Sign more mundanely in terms of Trump‘s own rhetoric:
— Conchita Leeflang (@conchitaleef) May 22, 2017
That’s clever, but it doesn’t really explain this photo of the sinkhole alt-event now, does it?
What does that orb have to do with counterterrorism, BTW?
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— James Spann (@spann) April 22, 2017