erik lundegaard

Monday August 01, 2016

'Donald Trump ... A Danger to the Republic'

Over the weekend, the conservative Houston Chronicle issued an early endorsement for Hillary Clinton along with a slew of warnings about the Republican candidate:

Any one of Trump's less-than-sterling qualities—his erratic temperament, his dodgy business practices, his racism, his Putin-like strongman inclinations and faux-populist demagoguery, his contempt for the rule of law, his ignorance—is enough to be disqualifying. His convention-speech comment, “I alone can fix it,” should make every American shudder. He is, we believe, a danger to the Republic.

That's key. It's not politics, or not just politics. Temperamentally, Trump is the most ill-equipped man to get this close to the presidency. Let's hope other Republicans, as well as griping, Bernie-or-bust folks, wake the fuck up and ensure that he doesn't get any closer.

Posted at 07:29 AM on Monday August 01, 2016 in category Politics  
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