Donald Trump has done it again. And again. The liar, bully and all-round incompetent loser has now gone after the U.S. military. He’s done it before, of course, but now we know just how coarse his beliefs really are.
The Atlantic magazine reports that Trump has called U.S. soldiers injured or killed in war “losers.” More specifically, he refused to go to a cemetery in France to honor soldiers who died in war. He said he didn’t want wounded soldiers taking in military parades honoring him. He disparaged the military service of the late President George Bush. And he dismissed soldiers who are captured and become P.O.W.s.
Trump says he didn’t do all those things. In response to that, consider the man’s record of lies: fact checkers say he’s been caught lying more than 20,000 times since he became president. He’s lying again when he attempts to deny this.
His fact record is full of his disdain for the military and the people who serve. Remember his treatment of Senator John McCain? A war hero, McCain was made a joke by Trump because he allowed himself to be captured by the enemy. Trump said he believes those who get capture are “losers” and don’t deserve respect. People like Gen. Jonathan Wainwright who in World War II was captured by the Japanese.
Trump has hired then angrily dismissed military officials for his administration while questioning their intelligence and their bravery. And this coming from a man who got a fake medical letter to keep from having to serve in the military himself. But then, he’s always been a coward, hasn’t he?
So, if you’re a supporter of Trump and this doesn’t bother you, then let’s turn to other matters:
Build the Wall: Trump promised this over and over, but Mexico still hasn’t paid us a dime. Taxpayers will pay, but Trump insisted that only Mexico would pay. he lied, in other words. The all isn’t build, and Mexico will never pay us anything.
Health Care: Have health insurance? Good for you. A lot of us don’t, others are paying a whole lot more for what we can get. Trump and his Republican allies said in 2016 they had a good health care plan. No one has ever seen that plan, and Trump continues to attempt to eliminate part of Obamacare including eliminating requirements that insurers cover pre-existing conditions. So, if you have an illness now, Trump says it shouldn’t be covered by your insurance. That make you feel good?
Coronavirus: Thanks to the miserably incompetent and failed leadership of Trump — who told us in February the virus was going away and we’d have only a few deaths — we never had any coordinated federal response to a virus that has killed 185,000 Americans and infected more than 6 million. We are the worst prepared country in the world, worse than Russians and China and everywhere else. That’s Trump’s leadership for you.
And we haven’t even gotten to his failing health — he is becoming more confused mentally in his speech and creaky in his movements — which suggest he is not physically and mentally fit for the demands of the job. Nor have we mentioned his ugly attempts to mess with the election in November, the latest being his urging people to vote twice (a federal felony offense). He’s also tried to eliminate voting by mail. If you’re a voter, you should be alarmed by what he’s trying to do to our democracy.
Trump is a dangerously selfish, inept, lying bully whose administration is engulfed by swampy creatures like Betsy DeVos, Ben Carson, Jared and whoever it is that is running the post office and homeland security. The word “loser” comes to mind and stays there. Because that’s what Trump will be after November.