Next to a blatant disregard for the Dewey Decimal system, there are few things guaranteed to make a librarian sob into their catalogue cards quite like a poorly-stocked bookshelf.
Just ask my mum, she’ll tell you.
Now, at the risk of alarming everyone from bookworms to fans of democracy, a photo of Donald Trump’s own shelves has been leaked and… it’s nightmarish.
Like, granted, the President has only been in his new Washington digs for less than a week BUT LOOK AT THIS GOD FORSAKEN BOOKSHELF:
*one thousand librarians scream internally*
The picture of the White House’s Old State Department Library was shared by MSNBC’s Christopher Hayes on Twitter and offers a horrifying insight into the new administration’s reading list.
Three guesses who Trump’s favourite author is. Go on, you’ll never get it.