Robert Moilanen If you think this country’s bad off now, just wait till I get through with it. — Groucho Marx as Rufus T. Firefly in “Duck Soup”Robert MoilanenLike the movie “Jaws,” President Trump bounces us from fear and anxiety to temporary relief and then back to fear and anxiety. Some view the Trump presidency as an exciting sequel to the “Fast and Furious” movies. Others suggest the president is engaged in a con, reprising George C. Scott’s portrayal of Mordecai Jones in “The Flim-Flam Man” or one of the illusionists in “Now You See Me.”The Trump presidency invokes a strong response, like great films. After digesting the day’s news, many feel bewilderment, anger, sadness or, occasionally, hope. With regard to the Trump...
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President Trump and the resurrection of classic films