By Jim Wright
Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet
— African proverb
Trump was going to defeat ISIS in the first 30 days.
He was going to “win” in Afghanistan – after all, he knew more than the generals who had studied war for their entire lives and who had been fighting in Afghanistan for more than a decade. He knew more the State Department. He knew more than the history professors. He scoffed at the experts, the “elites,” because he knew more than they did. Remember?
He was going to “repeal and replace” Obamacare “on day one.” It was easy, he said. He had a great plan. Great, Folks, you’ll see.
He was going to build a wall and make Mexico pay for it.
He was going to throw out all the illegal immigrants.
He was going to make a deal with North Korea and Iran and China and Russia and the world.
He was going to … do something. Yes, something. Something something gazpacho and make America great again.
The ignorant mouth breathers who make up his base ate it up, even though he was always short on details and long on rhetoric.
They actually believed him.
They actually believed Donald Trump – Donald Trump of all people – could somehow bring them some vague undefined victory in the Middle East. That he would somehow secure 10,000 miles of porous American borders and make a profit doing it. That he would give them great high-paying jobs complete with healthcare that didn’t require any effort or education or initiative on their part whatsoever while at the same time sticking it to everybody they considered lazy and unworthy and unfit to be an American. And somehow – somehow – he would cut taxes and reduce the size of government …read more
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