This is what “tremendous” looks like for the sacrificed

Why President Trump’s Charred Speech to The African Union, Is Deplorably Privileged

He applauses the burning flames grazing the continent’s finest

Ezinne Ukoha
5 min readSep 21, 2017


Donald Trump is the President of the United States of America. When you quit tweeting and just let the words formulate your anguish — you may catch yourself embodying emotions that seem oddly familiar.

All the worlds a stage and the players are working overtime for our benefit.

Trump’s entertainingly shitty debut at the UN General Assembly 2017 — has been outlandishly satirized, scrutinized and paralyzed with the markings of online scholars — who have once again brilliantly exhausted every analysis possible — for why a privileged White man with too much power — mocks the awesome responsibility of it.

Elton John’s beloved hit Rocket Man has aggressively skyrocketed into the passion of the moment. It’s still trending — and the meaning behind Trump’s bestowed label on the kid that’s holding North Korea hostage — can be summed up in any way you prefer — but the fact remains that instead of a globally-revered leader with the temperance of a pro — we have the best that show business can muster.

He’s got the look

Honestly, I wouldn’t even bother entering the territory of wordplay — in a bid to continue the ceremony of Trump’s Greatest Hits. But his latest assault hits too close to home.

Africa. Nigeria, to be specific. I come from a country that has been torn asunder by bribery and corruption — a byproduct of the attacks from White men who taught us how to maim ourselves with the spirit of betrayal.

The Federal and local Government in developing countries — give their salivating officials access to the pipelines of resources — as the trading continues with external forces that always pay enough to retain power over the weaklings — both at home and abroad.

There is also the matter of colonialism — that is still shrouded in the maddening narrative that the Westerners were merely seeking to instruct the natives on the proper way of existing. The only way was to wipe…