Trump’s style is not the problem

Trump’s style is not the problem
Destroyer of worlds?

[Every now and then it’s good to have a sanity check on this. No president has ever been subjected to such a relentless and completely unhinged assault.  Much of the vituperation is actually directed at Trump’s voters, and virtually all of it would be the same no matter what Trump did.]

The personal attacks which broke the comity essential to a democracy began during the 2016 campaign with Hillary accusing Trump of being the leader of a constituency that was racist, sexist, homophobic, Islamophobic and xenophobic – “deplorable” and “irredeemable” and basically unAmerican. She questioned his sanity and said he was “unfit” for the office. It was an unprecedented declaration of war, which the Democratic Party and its media allies took up and have never stopped prosecuting. His inauguration was boycotted by 30+ members of the House, and the Democratic leadership announced a formal “Resistance” to his administration, a resistance which has gone on for almost 3 years now. “Resistance” amounts to a pledge to obstruct and sabotage a duly elected president. Such a political strategy has no place in a democracy like ours. According to Gallup, an incoming president normally gets a seven month “honeymoon.” Trump didn’t get 10 seconds. Even before he entered the Oval office, they were calling him and his closest advisers racists,  sexists, white nationalists, white supremacists, anti-Mexican and anti-Muslim bigots and so forth. …

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