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Bannon’s Mueller time, ancient Roman edition

 “Apotheosis of Nero,” circa 68, from the Bibliothèque Municipale de Nancy, France.

“Apotheosis of Nero,” circa 68, from the Bibliothèque Municipale de Nancy, France.

In the deathless imperial Roman epic that is the reign of Caesar Donaldus Johnus Trumpus, the citizens of the empire careen from one Circus Maximus to another. As Caesar Trumpus seeks godlike status, there is fresh outrage among members of the Senate and the citizenry after Caesar uses language most foul to describe Africa and other allied nations during a meeting at the Domum Album (which Caesar one sniffed was really a dump-us).

While Senators on Capitoline Hill seethe – arguing over whether noncitizens within the empire are to be treated as barbarians at the gates – news breaks in the Forum:  Stephenus Kevinus Bannonus – the Tullus Aufidius to Caesar Trumpus’ Coriolanus – has been subpoenaed by Accusator Robertus Muellerus to reveal what he knows about scandalus Russianus.

Will he remain loyal to Caesar? Or shall Caesar cry out, “Et tu, Brute?”