Category: Trump's base

When it comes to the Promised Land, Trump's no Moses

      In the world of Trump you can lie, cheat and steal, Accomplish your ends whatsoever the means. The Bible is that of the art of  the deal, And  Mammon is God and the state Philistines.  

Reflections on Trump's hold on his base

NBC/WSJ poll: Trump approval ‘remarkably stable’ after a stormy week of bad news   A fact that opponents of Trump have to face Is the very alarming support of his base. Perhaps he is right He could kill in plain sight And somehow the wheels of justice outpace.

Sex and silence in the Oval Office

  Trump has slept with an ecdysiast Who occasionally leads a porn cast. A signed non-disclosure Does not make it kosher, And his White House staff should be half-mast.  

How Trump rationalizes his support of Roy Moore

  “’Is an accused child molester better than a Democrat?’” a reporter asked. ‘Well, he denies it; he denies it,’ Trump replied, then pivoted/deflected: ‘I mean, if you look at what’s really going on, and you look at all the things that have happened over the last 48 hours, he totally denies it. He says... Read more »

Putin's Trump card

“President Trump said that President Vladi­mir Putin had assured him again Saturday that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 presidential campaign, and indicated that he believed Putin’s sincerity, drawing immediate criticism from lawmakers and former intelligence officials who assessed that the meddling took place.”  []     Since he keeps letting Putin deceive Some... Read more »

The Grand Deception: Trump at his rally in West Virginia

  I’m one of you, Trump tells the crowd, The coal miners who’ve lost their jobs. He’s one of them, so they cheer loud. They think he isn’t with liberal snobs. Or the moneyed class who are  high-browed. Or the rich white guys with whom he  hobnobs; Not Trump… cognitive dissonance is allowed.