New Yorker Cartoon Perfectly Illustrates The Hiring Cycle In Trump’s White House

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Nov. 15 2018, Updated 10:56 a.m. ET

The New Yorker is one of our most respected publications, and for good reason — they occasionally foretell the future. 

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Case in point: On Wednesday, they published this brutally satirical cartoon:

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Then, in accordance with the prophesies, it came brutally true.

Within just a day or two, we learned that White House Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus, widely seen as among Trump's trusted inner circle, was let go following a blow up between him and the new White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci, seen below sizing Priebus up in the Oval Office.

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Praise for the clairvoyant cartoon flooded the comments on Instagram. "Hit the nail on the head indeed," one person wrote. Another joked, "The Apprentice: White House Edition." Oh how real that is. 

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Start the clock. We anxiously await The New Yorker's inevitable next piece of illustrative clairvoyance. Because, really, there are only two options here: Either The New Yorker really can predict the future, or the current state of the administration is such a disaster that the inevitable lather, rinse, repeat that we've seen for nearly every single person who has come through the White House has somehow become boring, predictable and — dare we say — anticipated. If this current news cycle has taught us anything, it's that we shouldn't get too comfortable with literally anyone Trump puts into power because — before you know it — they are probably going to be replaced. And when that happens, we have a sneaking suspicion that The New Yorker will be ready to go with a punchy depiction of the government that has somehow become a reality, and will be for the next couple of months. Ugh, if you need us we'll be coddling our topical yet somewhat painful cartoons. 

CREDIT: instagram

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