‘There’s a Complete Destruction of Reality’
The man who wrote “Death of Stalin” and “Veep” struggles to come to grips with Trump’s dysfunction.
Last weekend, as U.S. President Donald Trump’s doctors lined up in white coats in front of Walter Reed Medical Center to issue opaque, often confusing statements about Trump’s health, it drew comparisons to the film The Death of Stalin, the darkly comedic portrayal of the chaos unleashed within the Soviet Politburo following the death of the generalissimo.
Amy Mackinnon is a national security and intelligence reporter at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @ak_mack
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