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Limo or laundry van: there’s more than one way to leave the White House

We may be about to witness what happens when a cult leader is asked by police negotiators to come out of his bunker

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As the outcome of the US election hangs in the balance, it’s time to ask an important question. And I’m not talking about the one we’re all asking, about whether the pollsters arrived at their projections by throwing darts at red and blue balloons or whether they just used a Ouija board and massive amounts of weed.

No, I’m talking about the big one, that one that might get answered in the next few days: if things go against Trump, and he really is about to leave the White House, will he leave in a limo, an ambulance, or a laundry basket in the back of a van?

Of course, it’s very possible that he’s staying on. At the time of writing, the race was still twisting in the breeze, dangling off a few hundred thousand mail-in votes from key states such as Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. If he comes out ahead, then very little will change at the White House, including, I imagine, the new wall that has been hastily erected around the property to keep protesters out and to make sure Trump doesn’t have to see anyone who dislikes him...

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