I just read an article describing the presidency of America as a job that combines, on one hand, the aspects of a politician pressing for the policies of his party and, on the other hand, the need for a spokesperson to comfort our common needs as citizens such as when natural disasters strike our shores or lone gunmen burst their mental bubbles of reality and shoot innocent people. You guessed it: The article was about Donald Trump.
This single man can so divide a country when many of us know right from wrong that we’re not deceived by his actions and words. However, nearly as many think Caligula is a savior incarnate and feast on his very whim as an excuse for themselves to bring out all their anti-social prejudices and ignorance.
What a great country? I sincerely doubt it. My rose colored glasses were lifted from my eyes with the disrespectful and unfounded reaction to Obama’s first election and smashed beyond repair with his second election.
The events of the last 10 to 12 years help me better understand the history of Europe with its centuries of inbred monarcihs and usurping tyrants. Are we traveling in a time machine back to the future?
(Editor’s Note: As a responsible public forum, NonDoc runs Letters to the Editors up to about 300 words and reserves the right to edit lightly for length, style and grammar. To submit a letter for publication, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
More letters on NonDoc
Letter: Still no sympathy for John McCain
Letter: Could #okleg find scissortail bipartisanship?
Letter: Civil progress stunted by ‘homo-hatred’
Letter: ‘Green family should look after their own home fires’
Letter: Dog programs offer solution in criminal justice reform
Letter: ‘Old Republican’ slams state’s GOP leaders
Letter: Mineral owner implores #okleg to raise GPT