WASHINGTON (Rooters agency) – In an unprecedented legal case, descendants of William Shakespeare have filed a plagiarism suit against President Ronald Dump and unnamed “co-conspirators in the United States Executive and Congress.”
The President and others are accused of unlawfully “appropriating and replicating, without attribution,” some of the plaintiffs’ famous ancestor’s “observations, themes, and descriptions.”
The suit focuses most attention on Shakespeare’s play Macbeth. It claims that the Dump White House has – deliberately or carelessly – “appropriated and imitated to the full” Macbeth’s sorrowful description of life: “It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”
Legal experts suggest that the White House would be wise to settle out of court, especially while there is still a possibility that the government might pay for the settlement.
However, it is likely that the plaintiffs will drive a hard bargain. They might be expecting an opportunity for a future suit against Congress over the play Julius Caesar, because there may be an Et tu, Brute situation lurking in the wings.