Skip to comments.Trumpís bluster doesnít beat a virus, calm a restive nation
Posted on 07/06/2020 3:48:52 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
WASHINGTON -- Not long after noon on Feb. 6, President Donald Trump strode into the elegant East Room of the White House. The night before, his impeachment trial had ended with acquittal in the Republican-controlled Senate. It was time to gloat and settle scores.
It was evil, Trump said of the attempt to end his presidency. It was corrupt. It was dirty cops. It was leakers and liars.
These are times of pain, mass death, fear and deprivation and the Trump show may be losing its allure, exposing the empty space once filled by the empathy and seriousness of presidents leading in a crisis.
Bluster isnt beating the virus; belligerence isnt calming a restive nation.
Angry and scornful at every turn, Trump used the totems of Mount Rushmore as his backdrop to play on the countrys racial divisions, denouncing the bad, evil people behind protests for racial justice. He then made a steamy Fourth of July salute to America on the White House South Lawn his platform to assail the radical left, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters, and, for good measure, people with absolutely no clue.
If he could change, he would, said Cal Jillson, a presidential scholar at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Its not helping him now. Its just nonstop. It is habitual and incurable. He is who he is.
Over three and a half years Trump exhausted much of the country, while exhilarating some of it, with his constant brawls, invented realities, outlier ways and pop-up dramas of his own making. Into summer, one could wonder whether Trump had finally exhausted even himself.
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Do ANY news organizations report anymore?
Why post this crap. We need a sub forum for all of this propaganda.I find it offensive.It will cause FR to loose donations.
Please Jim, make a subforun dedicated to this dirt. We do not need to see it. It actually hurts FR supporters.
It used to be that the AP just reported news, but now it is much become Associated Propaganda.
Why change if you don't need to?
Where have you been for 10-15 years?
AP - American Pravda
Haven’t seen news from them in years, just propaganda.
This isnt news. This is a Soros press release for the DNC filtered through the AssPress. This isnt even an attempt at news. This is the propaganda machine of communists who want to control you and rule over you.
Many of the AssPress writers and editors are former far-left bloggers at places like Slate.
Their coverage has been magnitudes worse than CNN.
DonaldTrump is sure right about that. The Truth has struck a nerve with the Ministry of Propaganda.
Bellygirl!!! I missed her... ;^)
That sounds like a good idea. A sub forum for the dying or mostly dead media articles like this.
the empty space once filled by the empathy and seriousness of presidents
I guess obaaaamaaa neck tieless with his feet up on the president desk was soooo cool ?
So transparent we need to put an end to this fake news, editorializing is all it is, a few idiots opinions thrust upon us by a monopoly that save the internet would dark us all
Truth is now bluster? We need to revise our dictionaries. The grass is blue. The sky is green.
If anything proves the china virus and the spread of “fear porn” is all about “getting” Trump this story proves it.
No mention of the lowest daily death toll and the 10th straight week of declines. The whole China Virus thing is all but over but the hate America media will not because they can not let it go.
It is all they have left.
Trump isn’t a dictator and hasn’t acted like one. BTW, Trump did NOT put COVID patients into nursing homes! 43% of all COVID deaths occurred in nursing homes.
What did the AP write when Trump early on banned flights from Wu Han? Asking for a friend.
TWO authors, including a Woodward seedling.
I agree 100%!
Hey, media! Your bluster won’t prevent Trump’s re-election, so suck on that!
The proRATs now want to keep Trump from talking about the anti American future the leftist elitist RATs have been pushing through division and violence.
They want Trump to run the same campaign that he ran 4 years ago. Trump cannot run that same campaign.
He has to educate the masses about what the left plans for this country.
We are not stupid. Talking like everything is rosy and we are not supposed to notice the US is hanging by a thread would be nonsense.
His campaign is about the fight to keep America, America.
It is dire and time is running out.
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