by Frank Coffey
Washington (eTruePolitics) – Distraught that the polls indicate an epic loss in the upcoming election, current president Trump is said to have ordered Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to book a flight to the Italian island of Elba, according to sources close to the White House.
The Elba idea may have come from Sen. Lindsey Graham, “possibly as a joke,” an aide told eTruePolitics.
The aide doubted whether Trump was familiar with Napoleon Bonaparte’s disastrous invasion of Russia which effectively ended his rule and landed him exiled on Elba.
“Mr. Trump’s not big on history, or reading,” explained the aide who was said to be concerned that Trump would be angered when he learned of the Napoleon/Elba connection. The aide lamented that Trump’s anger might increase when he finds there are no direct flights to Elba requiring him to change planes in Pisa.
Another frustration for Trump with Elba could be the language. “Wait until he hears they speak Italian on Elba,” said a source. “Other than ‘pizza,’ his Italian is pretty limited so ordering food could be an issue.
“But the good news is Elba has killer weather.”
Photo courtesy of Sito ufficiale del tourismo in Italia