Seinfeld Writer Apologizes if Donald Trump Is Imitating George Costanza’s The Opposite Episode
Andy Cowan, who co-wrote with Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld the iconic 1994 episode in which Costanza succeeds by doing the opposite of his instincts, has been hearing a lot about the similarities between the Seinfeld episode and The Donald’s presidential campaign. “What’s interesting,” he says, “is instead of focusing on the electorate, the people, the country, Trump decided to do the opposite — focus on himself. His amazing ego, his amazing polls, the amazing size of his no longer private parts.”
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