The current occupant of the oval office shook his tiny fist and declared he would drain the swamp and he did. The problem is he filled the swamp with residents from the zoo.
When in the entire history of our nation, has a Treasury Secretary and his wife posed with currency from the US Mint?
Mass shootings increase, each more horrific than the one that preceded it. We wait hoping each is the last.
Daring dangerous demagogues to play chicken with nuclear weapons is our new normal.
Every day brings a challenge, worse than the day before.
The bumbler in chief cannot get through a simple award ceremony without making a mockery of the dignity of the presidency.
If this was a television reality show, we could change the channel. Keeping Up With the Kardashians is Masterpiece Theatre worthy by comparison, but our reality is we can’t change the channel.
Congress appears to be a captive of the Stockholm syndrome and given what appears to be this administrations leadership capability, the year 2020 seems far away. Will we become more desensitized to chaos to salvage our sanity?
“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”—Henry Louis Mencken (1920)
The effect of having leadership such as described by Mencken is it will take decades to repair the damage.