To The Daily Sun,
SO TRUMP IS A SLUT — SO WHAT? — Except to his Christian fundamentalist base ... and the rest of us.
Look and see: there is no doubt that the personal life of now-president Trump is a disgrace. Should his fundamentalist base be offended and repulsed? Yes. Should the rest of us care? Maybe ...
Personally, I hold with the sanctity of contracts, both legal and moral. But history shows that some of our most revered U.S. Presidents were "hound dogs" — chasing "anything in a skirt" no matter how inappropriate as to power relations and pressures, etc. Think from Jefferson to Roosevelt, to the Kennedys, etc. and elected representatives too numerous to mention.
I hold no brief for such behavior, but ...
Look at U.S. presidents who have plunged us into destructive, needless wars, and their characters. Does history repeat, to our peril?
What does this tell us about the quality of our leadership — or our electorate — ourselves — whom elected them?
Perhaps it is time to look in the mirror ...
Michael Harris, PhD
- Written by Edward Engler
- Category: Letters
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