Donald Trump Represents Who We Are

Thursday, August 8, 2019
  Trump.... Oh, I am not going to bash Trump. That is for another day. I am going to try to enlist the wisdom of others to see if the theory of Trump resonates with others. I stopped blaming Trump just yesterday or was it today? Matters not. He and all he represents is the perfect candidate for the office of the president. We deserve nothing more or less than what is Donald Trump. He embodies every ounce of anger the people in this country feel for reasons far more complicated than the "Mexican Invasion."
                          I got a haircut today. The barber that came up when I was next was a black lady. The first thing she asked after calling my name.. "Is it o.k. if I cut your hair?"  I found the words hurtful .. Yes, hurtful.. I am not prejudiced because she is black She is licensed in Tennessee to cut hair.  Is that question she asked a reflection on the anger in this country?  I feel yes it is and further the fear I think is the dark shadow reflects who we are and what we represent. This nice lady that cut my hair has three sons. The oldest starts as a freshman at Tennessee Tech in Computer Engineering. The other two are in the elementary grades at East Brainerd Elementary. 
 
Have we, as a functioning society lost something so dear that we, many of us, are fumbling to find and find naught but trip over anger and frustration? I would be honored to hear others speak to this question posed herein. If I am wrong share with me why you think that I am. Donald Trump is an anomaly but represents who we are? Not a high compliment.  

Robert Brooks


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