Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Oh, the Troubles I've Yet to See

     Ah, May. This is the time of year when politicians, including wouldbe dictators, take to the road and deliver commencement addresses to colleges and universities both real and fake. It's when those who've already climbed to the top of the dung heap give broad advice to the young'uns about how they, too, can acquire the seductive ways and means of impunity. And, if you're Donald Trump, you'll use your bully pulpit to sling mud at your critics regardless of how justified their criticisms or how inappropriate the occasion.
     Donald Trump did just such a thing today at the US Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut during his second commencement address in four days. Because only someone with both a Messianic and a persecution complex can so effortlessly weave a speech that's supposed to smoothly usher new graduates into a new life with whining about how unfairly the press has been treating him. Go ahead, play the video while I quietly vomit in a corner.
     Yes, Donnie Dumbo perverted another commencement address, this one at a major US military academy to whine about how no other politician had been treated more unfairly than him. Yes, not including the last guy who never caught a break because he was guilty of LWB (Leading White Black), all four presidents who've been assassinated and the 14 others (including, again, the last guy) who'd survived assassination attempts (including Reagan, who never whined about it.) Or Gabby Giffords, who was shot in the head, or Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner, who in 1856 was nearly caned to death in the Senate by Rep. Preston Brooks or Congressman Leo Ryan, who suffered a knife attack and was murdered while investigating Jonestown.
     But, hey, what did those guys know? Trump's been victimized by a media that's been largely ignored when Trump isn't slamming them at every opportunity.
     Trump owes the entire USCG Academy and everyone who was present an apology but, of course, asking him to do so would be more evidence of how unfairly and badly the media has been treating him, how everybody's been unfair to him, including those in his own party.
     America, our country is being incompetently ruled by the world's oldest toddler and it's time for him to go.

1 Comments:

At May 21, 2017 at 4:17 PM, Anonymous Comrade Rutherford said...

I worked this weekend with someone that was at that event. He told me that it was originally Pence, but Trump wanted more adulation from a crowd, so he bumped Pence and took the bow.

 

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