The Lighter Side of Trump

One of Donald Trump’s defects is that he doesn’t seem to have much of a sense of humor. There doesn’t seem to be much lighter side to him in his public presentation. Even in grim times, it usually works in politics to show some sense of humor, especially the self-deprecating kind (see: JFK, Reagan, Lincoln, Churchill, etc).

But then there’s this video, where Trump plays to his image perfectly with a deadpan parody of himself:

I wonder if he might be doing better if he found a way to show that he can indeed make fun of himself.