The president says that if Biden had been in charge, millions would have died.
Here’s the trailer for next week’s searing documentary, “Totally Under Control.” Two minutes.
Four more years of chaos, bullying, incompetence, and lies?
Carl gleefully responds: “Improper? Rude? Bad manners? Impolite? For my country I will take it anytime!!!”
It’s a trade-off he’s eager to accept, linking me to Trump Administration Accomplishments by way of explanation.
I perused those accomplishments and replied:
“You do realize that the list is dated September 2018, right?”
It’s true that by adding trillions to our National Debt, Trump kept Obama’s 85-month job-growth streak going . . . though, notably, fewer jobs were created in Trump’s first three years than in Obama’s last three . . . but it is now two years later and every one of the economic “achievements” on Carl’s proud list has turned to dust.
How can he not have noticed this?
Would he have been applauding Herbert Hoover in 1931 because things had been so good in 1929?
I wish Trump and Melania an expeditious recovery and hope very much that they will be in good health as they face electoral humiliation, repudiation and the harsh judgement of the American people on Election Day. Trump’s lying has become one of the most lethal events in our nation’s history.
If US mortality rates were what they are in Germany, more than 150,000 Americans would still be alive. Trump’s cruel disregard for the American people has ravaged our economy, our kid’s educations and fundamental elements of the American way of life.
There is no person in America that has done more to spread Covid than Donald Trump and no one has tried harder to catch it. Trump couldn’t have been more personally reckless than if he went to Sturgess and licked the doorknobs on the porta-john’s.
He politicized mask wearing and thus sentenced tens of thousands to cruel and lonely deaths.
He has let loose a national insanity that manifests itself in the lunacy of antimask protesters storming Walmart’s and supermarkets in spasms of idiocy and craziness.
His political rallies are dangerously delusional events where the advice of public health experts and doctors is stupidly ignored. Each gathering spreads a disease that kills. It kills here more than anywhere else.
This week has stripped bare the rotting and vile roots of Trumpism. It began with the revelation that the great conman and tax cheat paid $750 in Federal taxes and owes more than 400 million to undisclosed lenders, much of it personally guaranteed against no discernible income.
The debate was a moment of national humiliation that disgraced the Presidency, the United States and the American people. At the end of the debate Trump incited extremist militia groups by delivering what they interpreted as a weapons ready order from the Commander in Chief.
Heavily armed fascist Proud Boys, Oath Keepers and dozens of white supremacist Groups heard a lock and load order. Ask them. Believe them. Take them seriously.
Trump has threatened the peaceful transition of power and intimated violence should he lose. He has made clear that his loss would be THE evidence of a stolen election. He has made up false and wild stories about corrupted ballots for the purposes of underming faith in our election’s integrity.
These are unpardonable actions for an American President and they desecrate the sacrifice of every patriot from the fields at Lexington and Concord to Gettysburg, Normandy and the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Trump has lied to the country on more than 25,000 occasions, assaulted the rule of law, assailed our institutions, stoked racial animus and been spectacularly corrupt.
He is singularly responsible for one of the great tragedies in American history. His campaign is imploding. Parscale, Miller, Guilfoye, Melania, all of them have disgraced themselves and stained the Presidency. They are a wretched, corrupt and self interested gang of incompetents and maliced people who have done profound damage to this Country in four short years.
There should be no political mercy shown towards Trump and Trumpism in this moment. Mr. Vice President, your duty requires you to order your campaign to put its’ ads back on the air. Joe Biden, Trump is out of money. Spend him into the ground.
Georgia is close. Mike Espyis close in Mississippi. The Kansas Senate race is close. Trumpism is an authoritarian and UNAMERICAN ideology that teems with menace and intimations of violence. It is a cult of personality led by a lethal liar who lacks intelligence, grace, empathy and competence.
Trumpism is a scourge. It is a metastic cancer. We need to crush it. Should Trump be disadvantaged in this moment then we should rejoice. Pour it on. Vote him out. No let up. The pace and intensity of attacks should be increasing and should not stop until he is humiliated and sent home to face the judgement of history and in hopefully a good long time, his maker.
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We Americans have evolved from a tough, resilient people, willing to sacrifice for future generations, into a people who want to feel good now -- at any price -- and let the future take care of itself.~Ross Perot
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