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Trump's Bathroom

Interesting historical footnote: That bathroom has a rich history of owners stacking boxes in it. When cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post built Mar-a-Lago in the 1920s, she kept it stocked floor to ceiling with crates of Post Toasties. She had that vanity stocked with bowls, spoons, sugar, and milk so that guests would never be more than two steps from some delicious, wholesome Post products. When Post died, she left it to the U.S. government as a winter White House, but the government only used it to stack boxes of Nixon's Watergate tapes and Roswell alien bodies. Trump bought Mar-a-Lago in 1985 for just $5 million. He told the local papers then that he intended someday to use the bathroom to stack boxes of documents that, if they fell into the wrong hands, could turn planet Earth into a lifeless, smoking cinder. True story, Look it up.

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Randy Lee Loftis is a senior lecturer in journalism at the University of North Texas. He is a former environmental writer at the Dallas Morning News.