Why Vote For Trump? - And Response

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Why seems to be the mindful word describing the Trump voter. Pondered this question since the election 2016 and now with another election for President, why becomes bolder with a bigger why. I am not going to write this insulting the voting public, but in this small case I may step a bit on the considerable guilt of those that did vote for Trump. 

Let me note just a few observations of the man and see if there is broad agreement. Let me start with the way he talks or the way he insults.  What is accomplished by this behavior?  Let's try another, he is the best and the only President ever to accomplish feats of wonder. Oh, but for previous administrations how many have closed down the entire government over a temper tantrum? In a word, none.

With D-Day celebrations now past for another year I am reminded of the bravery and leadership of three world leaders during that period of American and world history. One was Franklin D. Roosevelt. Another Winston Churchill and still another, Charles DeGaulle.  Those men managed a world crisis. Donald Trump just today referred to Mars as part of the moon.  Could he manage a war crisis?

The election of 2020 is much more important then many realize. It is my personal wish that all those eligible voters give all the candidates a chance to speak their issues and compare. This is not comparison of a food item, ie. chocolate vs. peppermint ice cream, but an important decision that can impact our relationships with foreign governments. Russian aggression along with Iran speak to the broader challenges facing this country. It is best, my opinion, that our leader can see beyond ego at the forces evident in our immediate future. Trump's ego, so inflated, he cannot see beyond the next crowd size or his bragging about some imagined crisis being averted because of his considerable skill at predicting the future.  

Robert Brooks

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I suspect that Mr. Brooks is one of the perpetually offended TDS sufferers who took exception to Mrs. Trump not removing her sunglasses at her husband's tribute to the fallen D-Day soldiers.

Dennis Wooden


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