The guy just doesn’t get it… A number of politicians, journalists, and political strategists in the news, mentioned their surprise that President Trump “blew it,” with his words on Saturday (08/12/17) when he placed blame on the “many sides,” who were involved in the violence in Charlottesville. Monday (08/14/2017), when after two days of very harsh criticism from all corners, and clearly some coaching, the President finally readdressed the shocking Charlottesville, Virginia demonstrations over the weekend, he did place more direct blame on the KKK, the neo-Nazis, and White supremacists.
Most who heard the President’s words on Saturday and then again Monday thought “too little too late.” They weren’t exactly buying into his Monday clarification… partly because his message was delivered only after he hyped his business success, partly because many thought he wasn’t sincere, and partly because the President so often seems to not truly understand or feel the words he is reading off the TelePrompTer.
Then came Tuesday’s mini-press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower… Unbelievable! Not really, not anymore. With Mr. Trump, what you see is exactly what you get. Unfortunately, there seems to be a great number of those who voted for him who will always be Trump supporters. I’ve said it many times before and I will continue to say it… Our President is an idiot. He just doesn’t get it. He neither understands nor cares about the issues, nor about people in general. So who is this pretend President? Who is this out-of-control jerk? Who is he really? At times, over these last few days, it almost seems like Donald Trump is pimping for the Nazis. He is a disgrace to the United States of America, both in action and words.
The bottom line… As I finish writing this soon-to-be-posted blog, the memorial service for Heather Heyer is playing on television. Heather was the young woman run down by a Nazi behind the wheel of the weapon known as a car, the weapon of a terrorist and a coward. There were many in the view of the target, of this Nazi bastard, and many were hurt, some seriously… only Heather was killed. And from what I have seen, read and heard, this young, caring, giving woman was the last person anyone would ever want to harm. At her memorial service, her mother said- “They tried to kill her to shut her up… well guess what? They just magnified her.” The applause was resounding. Her legacy will live on forever… and if nothing else, as sad as it might be, we are all fortunate for that.
I have a 35-year-old-daughter. I cannot imagine losing her under any circumstances, let alone to violence. When I hear the stories of what a wonderful young girl and young woman Heather Heyer was, it brings tears to my eyes. I’m sure the strength it takes for her parents to be interviewed or speak to the press, or at her memorial service, comes from the strength they saw in her. In some instances they are hearing stories for the first time, of Heather’s greatness as a caring human being, now being told by those friends who knew her for years, at play, at work, in life. God bless Heather Heyer, her family, her friends, and all who believe in a better world.
I will close today with President Obama’s tweet of August 12, 2017. It was his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. It is reportedly “the most liked tweet ever,” which I’m sure will bug the hell out of Trump. The quote in the President’s tweet comes from Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom. The photo Obama used in his tweet is of himself smiling at several very young children of different races, in a window. ”No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…
Peace. I am Bob Danon, and integrity does matter.
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