noun: A paradoxical anecdote or riddle, used in Zen Buddhism to demonstrate the inadequacy of logical reasoning and to provoke enlightenment. Oxford Dictionary
David Seaton's Zen koan of the day: who or what is Donald Trump?
|One finger pointing at the moon|
Some standard definitions of "trump"
▸a card belonging to the suit (=one of the four types of cards) that players decide will be worth the most in a card game
▸to win or to succeed, for example in sports or business, because you have an advantage that your opponent does not have
Quick definitions from Macmillan
Suggested "enlightened" answer to the koan*:
(*only for the youngest grasshoppers):
Donald Trump is an "ahso"...
... which, of course, is just the beginning of yet another koan. DS