Posts Tagged ‘News’

“He’ll change.”

“He’ll grow into the office.”

“There are two Trumps. We’re seeing the primary and election Trump, but when if wins, then we’ll see Presidential Trump. He won’t be at all like this if he wins.”

These and other things were said by people who fall into one of three categories. They were said by the staggeringly ignorant or the wildly self-deceitful. These first two groups having in common an apparent ability to have ignored thirty-five-plus years of Donald Trump’s public words and actions. The third group knew full well who and what Donald Trump was, and the members of this third group were simply the deliberately disingenuous. Because the simple fact is that anyone who paid any attention to Donald Trump over the decades and had any functional brain cells in their head knew exactly how crass and how vulgar Donald Trump would be as President of the United States as well as how low Donald Trump would drag down the honor and dignity of that office.

Well, at least we thought we knew. Somehow, unbelievably, Donald Trump keeps managing to lower the bar beyond what even many of his critics predicted.

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Black Friday

It’s that time of year again. We’ve already seen the stores pack up their Halloween products a week before Halloween in order to make room for their Christmas merchandise, some of the terrestrial and satellite radio stations are already switching over to all Christmas music formats weeks in advance of Thanksgiving, and store managers everywhere are plotting their survival plan for Black Friday with the kind of detail that one would expect to see in a major military offensive. Black Friday is coming, and, even worse, the false Black Friday news media narrative is being dusted off and readied in news rooms everywhere.

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