Citizen Trump

Arguably the greatest film ever, Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane continues to resonate. The issues and themes of the film are as relevant today as they were in 1941. It’s widely acknowledged that the character Charles Foster Kane was partially based on newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. In a twist of fate, life is now imitating art, in part at least. Here are two examples:


Apparently, Trump isn’t the first to call for a special prosecutor to investigate his political opponent.

Then there is Trump’s claim that the election is rigged:


The best art is relatable, provocative and prescient. Citizen Kane has those attributes.