Jennifer Rubin, conservative writer, on Trump's nauseating lie about London's Mayor Sadiq Khan:
"[I]t pains me to write this — our president acted like a clod, a heartless and dull-witted thug….. One is prompted to ask if he is off his rocker. But this is vintage Trump — impulsive and cruel, without an ounce of class or human decency. His behavior no longer surprises us, but it should offend and disturb us."
PM Carpenter comments on Rubin's observations:
And that's where it gets interesting. In writing "us," Rubin is pointed. Trump's conduct does offend and disturb everyone outside Trump's thirty-something percent.
And yet "his fans," who should be offended and disturbed, "hoot and holler" instead, "seeing this as inconsequential or acceptable conduct." Many of these fans "lecture us on President Obama’s under-appreciation of America’s unique place in human history or proclaim that they simply had to vote for Trump because Hillary Clinton was some sort of monster," continues Rubin. They are now "exposed as fools or hypocrites or both."
Why should Rubin give us an either or choice. Trump's supporters are both fools and hypocrites.
Trump claimed our country is the "laughing stock" of the world.
He's correct about that.
This cartoon is from Australia -- laughing
at the US President.
The world is laughing at Trump. He represents America.
And finally, the mayor of London just told the world that Trump isn't important: