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Saturday, December 26, 2020

Soon-to-be-ex-President Donald Trump reportedly suggested more than once that he wouldn't mind seeing a granite image of his own visage on South Dakota's Mount Rushmore next to Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington; but since that seems to be literally impossible, some insiders are now saying he has lowered his sights to something more attainable: putting his name on a major airport.

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...Anonymous White House sources said that Trump once asked what kind of "paperwork" would have to be done to make Trump International Airport a reality, and he also noted that no president would want his name to go onto an airport with a bad reputation or a timeworn infrastructure, according to a report in the Daily Beast.

Certainly there's no shortage of U.S. airports named after presidents and other prominent politicians -- e.g., John F. Kennedy International Airport, Reagan Washington National, Houston Bush Intercontinental and Washington Dulles International Airport (named after Secretary of State John Foster Dulles). But we're not aware of any president that personally asked to put his name on one....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-12-26 10:54 AM | Reply

Please please please let it be National Airport.

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-12-26 11:40 AM | Reply

No airports, but a prison or 2 would be suffice IMHO. Preferably one he's jailed in.

#3 | Posted by a_monson at 2020-12-26 01:40 PM | Reply

@#2

I'd put my money on Palm Beach International, right next to Mar-A-Lago.

There's a polyp-checking governor in place there to help move things along...


#4 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-12-26 01:41 PM | Reply

It's funny that Trump still thinks anyone cares about what he wants.

All major international airports are in states that loath him.

Maybe Texas or Florida will give him something.

But, I doubt you'd want to name an airport after a failure.

#5 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-12-26 01:52 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Do any airports in russia need a name?
Trump has done more for putin than anyone else in the world.

#6 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2020-12-26 02:50 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Having some cemeteries named after him would be far more appropriate.

#7 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2020-12-26 02:50 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

Will Trump International Airport Become a Reality?

Putin might honor Trump by naming an airport in his honor. After all, Trump was the greatest Russian asset ever.

#8 | Posted by FedUpWithPols at 2020-12-26 08:52 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I'm gonna smear --- all over them bathrooms.

#9 | Posted by LostAngeles at 2020-12-27 05:04 PM | Reply

-------- International.

#10 | Posted by Jaspar at 2020-12-27 05:41 PM | Reply

They should rename Newark after trump.

Eric F. Trump International has a ring to it...

#11 | Posted by REDIAL at 2020-12-27 05:47 PM | Reply

I doubt any of the other POTUS asked to get an airport. What a ------.

#12 | Posted by horstngraben at 2020-12-27 07:55 PM | Reply

Pyongyang Fat Orange Oaf Intergalactic Aerodrome has a Trumpy sort of ring to it. And maybe something in Slovenia for that slovenly First Lady who tramped her way to infamy and misfortune...

#13 | Posted by catdog at 2020-12-28 10:28 AM | Reply

I could see that happening - in Russia.

We'll see if he defects, I guess.

(I've heard rumors that ex-presidents aren't allowed to defect, that they know too much and the CIA would eliminate the problem.)

#14 | Posted by DarkVader at 2020-12-28 10:38 AM | Reply

Cheeto Jesus International.

#15 | Posted by Jaspar at 2020-12-28 01:47 PM | Reply

Trump-Volgograd International Airport sounds about right.

TVIA for short.

#16 | Posted by Whatsleft at 2020-12-28 01:49 PM | Reply

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