Episode notes

This podcast episode title is a deliberate, sarcastic play on words given The Beatles 1969 hit single "The Ballad of John and Yoko." Here you will find a comparison is drawn between Donald Trump—shown to be successful using performance politics—and Yoko Ono, who is successful using performance art. This controversial one-hour commentary takes a detailed look at Trump through the lens of his public communications which sometimes make contentious use of deliberate cruelty, disparagement and humiliation of his opponents.

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