Eric Trump (the one who has been in trouble for hunting animals in Zimbabwe, and allegedly raising funds for a children’s hospital and then never, you know, passing on the funds) says that 59-year-old DeGeneres is part of something called the ‘Deep State’.
He has never outlined what the ‘Deep State’ is, probably because he isn’t 100 per cent sure. And that’s okay.
The idea of a ‘Deep State’ is a personal favourite of President Donald Trump, Eric Trump’s father. It refers to a “covert resistance” to the President, and apparently it’s the force behind the torrent of leaks that have undermined Trump’s authority.
Yes… because it’s ‘leaks’ that have undermined Trump’s authority and not personal tweets issued by the President himself claiming to be a “very stable genius”.
Anyhooo, back to the real bad guy in this story – Ellen.
You see, on January 3rd, Eric Trump tweeted “Shocking… once again, here are the Twitter ‘suggestions’ of who I should follow #DeepState.”
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) January 3, 2018
The ‘suggestions’ (unclear why they’re in inverted commas) were former Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, and comedian and television host Ellen DeGeneres.
Never mind that these are THE THREE MOST PROMINENT INDIVIDUALS OF OUR TIME. Or that the overwhelming majority of people who Trump follows, likely also follow these accounts.
Common sense tells us that this is the Deep State, not unlike the Illuminati, working with the sole intention of subverting Trump’s Presidency.
The term actually comes from authoritarian regimes of the late 20th century, like those that existed in Turkey and Egypt. Government officials and bureaucrats would leak damaging information to the news media, disseminate propaganda and enact violence, in a desperate attempt to bring down a regime. Not unlike Ellen, who this week played ‘Who’d you rather?’ with Demi Lovato.