Humpty Trumpty promised a Wall,
Humpty Trumpty couldn’t at all;
Not all his lemmings or his sycophants
Could make his Wall real by yelling their chants.
On Friday, February 15th, 2019, US President Donald Trump declared a state of National Emergency after failing again to attain congressional funding for his much vaunted Border Wall with Mexico. The promise to build such a barrier (and have Mexico pay for it) was perhaps the quintessential rallying cry of the 2016 Trump presidential campaign, with thousands of supporters thundering to Trump’s call-and-response urgings at campaign events, “Build the Wall!”