Or, As the World Spins, Day 12
By Doug Porter
I’m suffering from Post Traumatic Trump Disorder.
Jon Stewart called what’s going on “vicious chaos” recently and I have to agree. So today’s column is just a list of all things I wish I could write about but can’t figure out which one is most deserving.
So, since I last looked, the President of the United States has:
*Made a fool of himself at a photo op Black History Month meeting by alluding to Frederick Douglass as if he were still alive. And praising Fox News.
*Made the decision to eliminate federal law enforcement targeting of white supremacist groups.
*Announced that it’s ok for US companies to obtain licenses and approvals from FSB (spy agency) to import certain software and IT equipment containing encryption into Russia.
*Threatened the President of Mexico with US troops.
*Threatened Iran. With tweets sent at 3:30am and a vaguely worded ‘you’re on notice’
*Went before the National Prayer Breakfast and talked about ratings for the Apprentice.
*He also used that appearance to say he would overturn a law restricting political speech by churches.
I’ve also learned:
*40% of voters favor impeachment of Trump in a new Public Policy Polling survey.
* The US Navy Seal, 8 year old American girl and dozen odd Yemeni civilian casualties in the first Trump approved military action occurred in an operation without sufficient intelligence, ground support or adequate backup.
*After trying everything else, many Democrats are starting to listen to voters. What a concept!
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