The ultimate dog that caught the car

Trump painted a picture of America that could have been torn from the pages of Cormac MacCarthy’s The Road, but without the lyricism

22nd January, 2017

‘This whole row is full of Mormons. How did I get stuck in a row full of Mormons?” A disgruntled Trump supporter in Section 6, where the price of admission to the inauguration ceremony ran upwards of $15,000, looks around in disbelief. She’s not the only one.

Disbelief is a fairly apt summary of how much of the United States is feeling right now. At the crowds, the choirs, the pomp, pageantry and...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m

State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract

Sinn Féin open to coalition deal, but on condition of border poll

Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent