Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go! #78
EDITORIAL | 7/26/2018, 10:56 a.m.
From day to day, if not from hour to hour, Trump provides a surfeit of ammunition for satirists, cartoonists, novelists, poets, playwrights, politicos and any artist with a penchant to lampoon a character who from moment to moment is like the Hatter from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.
If you recall, the Hatter is prone to switching places at any given time, snapping off sharp retorts, posing complicated, unanswerable riddles and reciting nonsensical rhymes, all with the purpose of driving Alice delirious.
Delirium is Trump’s elixir and this past week he served up more than the tea brewed by the Hatter at his party.
Consider: He threatened to strip the security clearances from former intelligence officials who have voiced any opposition to him or his administration.
Consider: Tweeted a threat to Iran that was similar to one he sent to North Korea, asserting that if they even think about war against America, there will be “consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered.”
Consider: He has promised the nation’s farmers a bailout of $12 billion to cover losses they may incur because of his tariff. No bailout would be necessary if he ended the tariff and earmarked that amount to retooling the nation’s infrastructure.
Consider: After claiming the Russian involvement in the 2016 elections was a big hoax, he now flips the script, suggesting they might try to help the Democrats. Also, once more he invoked his predecessor, tweeting, “President Obama knew about Russia before the election. Why didn’t he do something about it? Why didn’t he tell our campaign? Because it is all a big hoax, that’s why, and he thought Crooked Hillary was going to win!”
Have we considered enough? If not, don’t forget the breaking news that Trump, according to the secretly recorded conversation with his former attorney Michael Cohen, discussed a payment to buy the silence of a former Playboy model who claimed she had an affair with Trump.
We seriously doubt that Mr. Carroll, with his Hatter, Humpty Dumpty, Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum, can top the madness that exudes from the White House and from Trump’s mouth each day.
If there is one thing he’s becoming more adept at, it’s the utilization of his weapons of mass distraction. All of the above considerations are attempts to cover his lies, innuendoes and the abrogation of our democratic rights.
Oh, there’s one more to consider: Make America Great Again—Trump Must Go!