In talking of love, Trump gives an indictment of his own politics

In talking of love, Trump gives an indictment of his own politics
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[Ed. – As if this writer would have liked the POTUS speech better if it had not spoken of love and human dignity. –Brit Hume]

Never in my political lifetime has an American president had less moral standing to address a national threat. Nearly every phrase of President Trump’s televised response to the El Paso and Dayton shootings could be matched with some discrediting contrast in his own voice.

Trump said: “We are a loving nation.” And this love he has previously expressed by stereotyping migrants as “rapists” and “animals.”

The president said: “In one voice, our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy.” But after the bloody Charlottesville protests, the racists, bigots and white supremacists, according to Trump, counted “fine people” among them.

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The president said: “The Internet has provided a dangerous avenue to radicalize disturbed minds.” This from the leader who declared that he “wouldn’t be surprised” if a caravan of Central American migrants was funded by George Soros.

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