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Wed Jul 18, 2018, 03:54 PM

Let HIM be shocked!

(Article from Miami Herald) In Helsinki, Trump was everything he professes to despise. Weak. Feeble. Impotent.

Some of Mr. Trump’s own advisers privately said they were shocked …”

Shocked? Really?

After almost two years of unending chaos, the only shocking thing about Donald Trump’s disastrous Helsinki press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin is that some people were apparently shocked. That suggests they expected better, which, in turn, suggests they still don’t understand what we’re dealing with.

That should be obvious by now to anyone with eyes. And if it was disappointing to hear that some observers were “shocked,” it was downright gag-inducing to see certain members of his party line up to condemn him and the Trump whisperers at Fox blanch and gulp at his behavior. As if they had not long enabled, rationalized and defended with specious reasoning and strategic outrage this amateur-hour presidency.

It was appalling, yes. But it was also predictable. And that’s an important point, because if we are to survive this existential emergency, it starts with being clear-eyed about the clear and present danger we face. This is not a good man, not a patriotic man, not a moral, smart or brave man. All of us should know that by now.

So yes, let us be angry, be determined, be resilient, but let us not be shocked by Trump. That's a waste of time. November is coming.

Let him be shocked by US.


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Wed Jul 18, 2018, 04:07 PM

1. Excellent OP.

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Wed Jul 18, 2018, 04:23 PM

2. Yep, GOTV and kick the traitors to the curb

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