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How much more Trump must we be forced to tolerate?: Letter to the Editor

Posted 8/14/19

Make no bones about it, Donald Trump’s presidency should be assigned to the dustbin of history!

Trump’s bones, indeed his skeleton, have already made history. Due to “bone …

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How much more Trump must we be forced to tolerate?: Letter to the Editor

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Make no bones about it, Donald Trump’s presidency should be assigned to the dustbin of history!

Trump’s bones, indeed his skeleton, have already made history. Due to “bone spurs,” the young Trump was not able to join his peers in serving in the military. Now, Trump is declaring there isn’t a racist bone in his body! Remarkable!

Trump runs his administration with a skeleton staff. This is in part because there is a revolving door in the oval office with a steady stream of staffers coming and going (some to jail). Trump likes a skeleton staff because of an abiding suspicion of “the deep state” — staffers who have long served past administrations but, according to Trump, cannot be trusted.

They say, and I have heard it said, that the bones in Trump’s hands are small, perhaps indicating a smallness of other parts of him, the meanness of his character, or his diminished capacity for empathy.

To his faithful base, Trump throws red meat. He does this at taxpayer funded “rallies” that look a lot like campaign stops. To others, Trump throws mere bones, giving the appearance of a gift, but snatching it away later. Trump can rely on Moscow Mitch to block any provisions that might benefit the masses!

You cannot see the bones in Trump’s face, perhaps because it is puffed up with pride, or possibly Botox.

In Middletown, we had one of the biggest Trump signs in all of America. It was on the side of a house! The occupant also sported a T-shirt which said “Democratic Mayors for Trump”! Hilarious! What a conundrum! In fact, what an oxymoron!

You can read about the litany of Trump’s failures in all the mainstream media. Trump calls this “fake news.” He rails against “the failed New York Times” when in fact people are subscribing more than ever, supporting essential investigative reporting, which they must depend upon now that Trump has placed the Department of Justice in the hands of his own personal bodyguard and handler, William Barr.

The Trump family knows a gravy train when they see one! Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. are ready to take over where Donald leaves off! Four more years could turn into eight or 12 or even 16 more years of the Trump dynasty!

I will close with the old nursery rhyme: Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to get her poor doggie a bone. But when she got there the cupboard was bare, and so the poor doggie got none.

Hermine Clouser

Middletown