Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
— Charles Caleb Colton, Many Things in A Few Words 1824
It was a brilliant move. He one-upped Alec Baldwin of Saturday Night Live (SNL) who has become famous for his impersonations of Mr. Trump, impersonations that have repeatedly raised the ire of Mr. Trump. In a moment that no one would have ever expected, Mr. Trump preempted SNL by his performance on Saturday, March 2, 1919, in front of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CACI). But I get ahead of myself.