Please Don’t Inflict This Racist, Sexist, Lying Hate-Monger On The Rest Of The World
A Brief One from Doug Draper, publisher, Niagara At Large
Posted October 8th, 2016
The front page of the Saturday, October 8th, 2016 edition of a highly-read New York City tabloid – the New York Daily News – focuses on yet another reprehensible episode starring billionaire celebrity, now Republican Party standard barer Donald Trump – one that should, at long last, drive every thoughtful, decent-minded American citizen (including any that may be left in the old Republic Party of Abe Lincoln) to stand up to the prospect of a Trump presidency with three simple words – “NO DAMN WAY!”
Here is that front page –
For those of you who missed it – and it is hard to believe that anyone who has been near a newspaper or radio or TV news program in the last18 hours has missed it- that front page is a reaction to a newly leaked audio tape made in 2005 of then Reality TV star Donald Trump telling some guy from the Access Hollywood program how, he likes to grope women and “grab them by the pussy,” and that how as the “star” he says he is, he can do that because because, after all, he is a “star” and “they will let you do it. … You can do anything.”
“Anything,” we can only hope, does not include Trump becoming the next president of a country that (despite his ridiculous claim that Barack Obama has made a mess of it) is still economically and militarily powerful enough to have a profound impact on the lives of people in every country around the world from Canada and Mexico to countries in Europe, Africa, and the Middle and Far East.
Four days before the tape featuring Trump’s pussy rubbing fantasies leaked out, The Atlantic – a time-honoured American magazine – issued a presidential endorsement for only the third time in its 159 year history (the first was for Abraham Lincoln in 1859 and the second was for Lyndon Johnson in 1964) for Hillary Clinton, with the following bang-on summary remarks about Trump –
Trump’s affect is that of an infomercial huckster; he traffics in conspiracy theories and racist invective, he is appallingly sexist, he is erratic, secretive and xenophobic; he expresses admiration for authoritarian rulers, and evinces authoritarian tendencies himself. …
“He is easily goaded, a poor quality for someone seeking control of America’s nuclear arsenal. He is an enemy of fact-based discourse; he is ignorant of, and indifferent to, the Constitution; he appears not to read,” concludes Atlantic’s editorial board. “He is a demagogue, a xenophobe, a sexist, a know-nothing, and a liar.”
That pretty well sums this orange hair, Nazi-like creature up.
Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was recently denounced by talking heads at Fox News and other Trump loyalists for calling half of those attending Trump rallies – mass mob gatherings where angry white people feel unhinged enough to yell like “dirty beaners,” “niggers” and other ugly invectives at people of Mexican descent, African Americans and others – a “basket of deplorables.”
As ever more of Trump’s bile spews forth – this ugly tape about women and a doubling down on his two-and-a-half-decade old charges that four young black men and one latino (known as the Central Park 5 and eventually exonerated in the brutal murder of a female jogger) are guilty and should be executed being only two of the more recent emissions – anyone who continues to stand with him now deserves to see Clinton’s “deplorables” label stick.
For the sake of yourselves, your country and a world terrified of what a Trump presidency would mean for addressing climate change, wars, famine and poverty and so many of the other enormous problems current and future generations of people on this planet face, get out of the basket now!
To hear and view the audio and video of Trump’s leaked comments about what he would like to do to some women, (being mindful of an up-front warning from The Washington Post that the language is offensive) click on – https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-recorded-having-extremely-lewd-conversation-about-women-in-2005/2016/10/07/3b9ce776-8cb4-11e6-bf8a-3d26847eeed4_story.html .
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