Here’s a still from the upcoming sequel to Lars von Trier’s golf-centric apocalyptic sci-fi movie Melancholia. This time, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron save the Earth by reforesting golf courses excessively denuded of trees during the ill-considered early 2010s Scottish links fad.
Macron and Trump said they first bonded over their mutual disdain for the recent firm & fast greenskeeping vogue:
@MattGinellaGC My position on Pinehurst is correct – bad for the game, a dried out cow pasture. You have no clue but keep trying!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15, 2014
“Exactly, Donald,” replied Macron. “As Descartes asked, ‘If a green isn’t green, what is it?’”
Von Trier chimed in, “There’s something oddly melancholy about golf courses. They go on forever and, if you take away all the golfers … they’re amazingly cultivated landscapes.”
“That’s quite a shovel you have there, Monsieur Trump,” added Madame Macron: