Somebody’s Playing My Trump Card

(To see the notorious oil painting of Donald Trump, click on my blog "A Rolling Crone" below) Two weeks ago, when I was invited to Mar-a-Lago, the former Trump home, now a super-expensive private club, I couldn’t resist photographing the portrait above of Donald Trump—a dramatically glamorized vision of The Donald that gives us a glimpse of how he sees himself. The next day, April 4, I included the photo of the Trump oil painting in a blog post I wrote called “Lunch at Mar-a-Lago with The Donald.” ...more

Lunch at Mar-a-Lago with The Donald

(To see the fabulous photos that go with this text, please click on my blog "A Rolling Crone") Palm Beach, I’ve noticed, is like Disney World for grown-ups—everything is bigger, better, cleaner, fancier (and more expensive) than in the real world. The latest example came yesterday (Sunday) when we were invited to lunch at the Mar-a-Logo Club by a friend who is a member. (The cost, I’m told, is $150,000 initiation fee and $75,000 each year after that.) ...more