Trump in 30 seconds:
This is an awful man, waving a book he hasn’t read, in front of a church he doesn’t attend, invoking laws he doesn’t understand, against fellow Americans he sees as enemies, wielding a military he dodged serving, to protect power he gained via accepting foreign interference, exploiting fear and anger he loves to stoke, after failing to address a pandemic he was warned about, and building it all on a bed of constant lies and childish inanity.
— Robert Hendrickson, Rector at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Tucson, Arizona
God weighs in — don’t 30 seconds.
Trump’s followers are losing faith. From March to May, his job approval among evangelicals dropped from nearly 77% to 62%, according to a new poll. Catholics, too. And this before he cleared Lafayette Park for his walk to the church to annoy God. (See clip above.)
A “model minority” member (i.e., Asian) weighs in on the injustice to black Americans — 60 blisteringly quick seconds.
A possible Valley Girl weighs in on “all lives matter.” I love this one.
Emanuel Acho offers this really thoughtful guide to white folks with questions.
Following up on Wednesday . . . another Republican voice I agree with. George Will: Trump must be removed. So must his congressional enablers.
Are Ellen DeGeneres and Anderson Cooper destroying America?
Merritt Corrigan, USAID’s new deputy White House liaison, has condemned the “tyrannical LGBT agenda” and celebrated Hungary’s right-wing prime minister as “the shining champion of Western civilization.”
Happy Pride, y’all!
Have a great weekend.
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Quote of the Day
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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