Strunk Rule: Omit needless words
Trump Rule: No word is needless. They’re all great! Terrific! They’re fantastic words! I know about fantastic words!
—Donald J. Trump, stylist, in an Aug. 31, 2016 speech
—Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras, Trump’s Elements of Style, McSweeneys.net, April 20, 2017
• Editorial Comment: Well, he’s got style.
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“Words are sacred. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little.” —Tom Stoppard