Skip to comments.Newspaper Criticizes Volunteers Who Cleaned Up City [semi-satire]
Posted on 08/12/2019 10:48:52 AM PDT by John Semmens
After President Trump pointed out the rat-infested piles of trash strewn around Baltimore, a group of 100 volunteers conducted a massive clean-up effort. Though tons of trash were removed at no cost to the Citys inhabitants, the Baltimore Sun newspaper derided the volunteers.
While conceding that Baltimore is cleaner and healthier as a result of the voluntary clean-up, the papers editors found fault with the fact that the person who organized the clean-up is a Trump supporter. If it had been anyone else, we wouldve been okay with it, the editors wrote. But having a Trump supporter do a good deed conflicts with the narrative that the President and his followers are a malevolent force in our nation. Undermining this narrative has a far greater negative impact on the ultimate objective of ousting this man from office than the petty gain of improving the lives of those living in our Citys slums.
The invasion of these good Samaritans and the quick results achieved also mocks the City Governments indolence and ineffectiveness, the editors added. This lends credibility to President Trumps charge that the government has wasted billions of dollars in aid received from the feds. The comments of slum dwellers thanking the volunteers and President Trump for inspiring their efforts presages an ominous desertion of minority voters from the Democratic Party. This threatens the progressive future this newspaper has been pushing for the City and America. Our only consolation is that the inhabitants of these slums are likely to undo the clean-up in a very short period of time and return their neighborhoods to their normal decayed and decrepit state.
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Another nice tight-rope act. Well done.
Can’t have people helping each other. they won’t need government.
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