Trump’s salt and pepper shakers tower over everyone else’s. Obama, Bush, and Clinton used the same size shakers as their guests.
I kid you not. This is the headline from no less than
- When he’s having working lunches or dinners at the White House, President Donald Trump often wields salt and pepper shakers almost twice the size of everyone else’s.
- This could be another one of his power moves, alongside his fierce handshakes and bulky suits.
- Photos show Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama using the same size shakers as their White House guests, while Trump’s usually tower over others.
President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at a working lunch. Note the discrepancy in salt and pepper shakers.Carolyn Kaster / AP
President Donald Trump displays his power with firm handshakes, a second scoop of ice cream, and towering salt and pepper shakers.
Mark Knoller, CBS News’ White House correspondent, pointed out how much bigger Trump’s shakers were in a tweet on Thursday.
Insider combed the photo archives and found that Trump more often than not gets much larger salt and pepper shakers than other foreign leaders or American politicians when dining at the White House. And we couldn’t find instances of Trump’s most recent predecessors using larger shakers than those of their guests.
For further photos of salt and pepper shakers of various Presidents through the decades go to Business Insider
My hunch is that it is a security purpose thus no one can switch out his shakers and poison him. But what the heck let the media make fools of themselves.
That my dear readers tells us that all is not well in the swamp.
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