President Trump: Could it get any worse?
Trump without a doubt is the worst person who ever occupied the Oval Office. There is no past president who would come even close to Trump’s imbecilic incompetence.
And yet we see that the ranking Republicans keep turning a blind eye to Trump; they must know that he is crazy and a danger to the United States and to our Republic. The majority of Republicans do not represent their constituents or their oaths to the United States of America; their primary goal is to protect their jobs and to work for their corporate sugar daddies.
What has become obvious is that Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan and many other Republican representatives are party first, they have no cojones.
McConnell, currently, is probably the most powerful person in American politics, he has the power to derail and stop investigations into Trump’s presidential fiasco and into Trump’s treasonous leanings. And it is obvious that is exactly what McConnell is doing and will keep on doing. I hope his antics backfire and his constituents realize that he is who he really is, and vote him out.
But Mitch has gerrymandered himself into a lifetime job, and tortoises live a long, long time. So what has to happen is that real Americans will have to take their country back, and this has to start by resurrecting the balance of power. The 2018 mid-term elections represent Americans first opportunity to send the pendulum back and restore trust and hope, and checks and balance in our political system. As Will Rogers said, “There are men running governments who shouldn’t be allowed to play with matches.”
Rogers also said, “A king can stand people fighting but he can’t last long if people start thinking.” It is high time that Americans start thinking, not as independents, Republicans or Democrats, but as Americans who want to protect our Republic, and who will stand together as Americans and take our Republic back. The world is watching.
Trump and his cronies fear people who think for themselves, they are used to telling people how to think, that is why they fear truth and resort to lies.
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