Skip to comments.Sasse: 'It feels like violence is coming' and it's doubtful Trump will be able to comfort the nation
Posted on 08/18/2017 8:29:48 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., is concerned that more violence is on the way, following last weekend's deadly clash between white supremacy and neo-Nazi groups, and left-wing counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Va.
"It feels like violence is coming," Sasse wrote at the end of a long Facebook post Friday evening, titled "The next Charlottesville." "I'm not sure if this moment is like the summer of '67 or not. But it might be. Before that violence strikes again, it's up to us to reaffirm that exceptional American Creed again today, with our neighbors, and in our kids' hearts."
Earlier in the online note, Sasse listed out a number of "observations" from his family discussions this week. Within that 16-point list the lawmaker said he expects the violence will "come when white supremacists and the alt-right fight anarchist groups aligned with the extreme left."
President Trump, he said, will offer little in the way of a solution.
"What will happen next? I doubt that Donald Trump will be able to calm and comfort the nation in that moment," Sasse said. "He (and lots of others) will probably tell an awful combination of partial truths and outright falsehoods. On top of the trust deficits that are already baked so deeply in, unity will be very hard to come by."
Sasse has been a vocal critic of Trump since he took office.
Trump has faced bipartisan criticism for his remarks regarding the violence in Charlottesville, as he initially failed to rebuke white supremacist groups and neo-Nazis. On Monday he did condemn these groups by name, going further than his first statement Saturday, but on Tuesday he doubled back to say there is "blame on both sides."(continued)
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Yea it’s not like we haven’t been preparing with these 350 million guns and 3 trillion rounds of ammo
Ya think so?
“It feels like violence is coming,”
Another gutless wonder from the corporate party.
The Uniparty is exactly that. Unified.
I’m so glad we have elected leaders and agencies that stand up to rioters and looters. Because we’re nation of laws and crime shouldn’t pay.
On the other hand, I got this crazy email from Uber:(snips)”We were horrified by the neo-Naiz demonstration that took place in Charlottesville which resulted in the loss of a young woman and two State Troopers responding to the protest. There is simply no place for this type of bigotry, discrimination and hate. As the country braces for more white supremacist demonstrations, we wanted to let you know what we are doing for the UBER community” ...
HOLY CATS! It ends, “Now more than ever we must stand together against hatred and violence - thank you for making our community one we can be proud of”.
I am removing the app. I can take a cab or a bus. They seem to have some forewarning, a magic crystal ball? There was more hyperbole in the email, but I didn’t want to transcribe the whole thing.
Ah yes, the same person with so much potential, prepped by the talking heads on the conservative networks has proved to be a complete dud. A real sassy jackass.
Bannon says “The Trump presidency we fought for is over”.
The domino effect.
God help us all.
All part of your plan, cuck.
Well, I sure as “H” “E” double “L” won’t look to you or any moron in Congress!
so, what is Congress going to do about the anarchist groups, Sasseboy?
The left seems so determined not to let Trump roll back any of 0bama’s communism that they will resort to anything. The right needs to do the same thing. It is looking like a civil war, but it is worth it to defend freedom.
They keep adding those two policemen to the death toll as if they were shot down.
Alexander, Corker, Flake, Graham, Hatch, Heller, Hoeven, Murkowsky, McCain, Rubio, Gardner, Burr, Tillis, Portman, McConnell, Thune, Cornyn, Cochran, Isackson, Blunt, Johnson, Toomey, Capito, Rounds, Fischer, Collins, Wicker, Sasse, Ernst, Young and Shelby are all Democrats in R jerseys.
We need a new GOP.
He has been a disappointment as are most people republican senators.
“It feels like violence is coming,” — You could have said that while obama was president. Even worse, obama poured gas on the fire. He left us with a very divided nation. Sasse is a POS punk that can KMA.
OK. Another Pubbie sides with the leftist terrorists.
Sen. Ben Sasse’s on the growing list.
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