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White House reveals Frederick Douglass was Trump’s first choice to run HUD

George Kendall Warren [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. NATIONAL ARCHIVES

(Political Satire, Still Legal in USA) (WASHINGTON Feb 3-2017) White House sources revealed today that Frederick Douglass was President Trump’s first choice to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

According to high level sources close to the President, Trump was quoted as saying, “Fred is my personal friend. He’s simply the best, and he will do great things for the inner cities and all because of his amazing job that I would hope to see more of soon.”

The position ultimately went to Trump supporter Dr. Ben Carson, when White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer finally Googled, “Frederick Douglass” and realized he was dead.

When the President spoke at the Black History Month breakfast early this week, many scholars from conservative think tanks began to speculate that Trump himself was probably immersed in African American culture from an early age. They based this conclusion on a careful analysis of the keen insights revealed by his remarks regarding the life and work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The President said:

“Last month, we celebrated the life of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., whose incredible example is unique in American history. You read all about Dr. Martin Luther King a week ago when somebody said I took the statue out of my office. It turned out that that was fake news. Fake news. The statue is cherished, it’s one of the favorite things in the—and we have some good ones. We have Lincoln, and we have Jefferson, and we have Dr. Martin Luther King. But they said the statue, the bust of Martin Luther King, was taken out of the office. And it was never even touched. So I think it was a disgrace, but that’s the way the press is. Very unfortunate.”

Prof.Charles Bafflement,  a leading expert in American Studies at the Institute for Conservative Rewriting of History, said:

“No normal Caucasian man could possibly have the deep understanding of the Black Experience that President Trump’s penetrating remarks illustrate. His comprehension of Dr. King’s impact and sacrifice, his importance to the ideals of freedom and justice– is remarkable. It simply takes my breath away.”

When reached for comment, former President Obama, the nation’s first black President, said:

“It takes my breath away, too. And I mean that literally.”

S. Bray contributed to the reporting of this story

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