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Trump is the Bully in chief

Trump is the Bully in chief

To the Editor:

There is a defiant child in the White House, and he is our President. 

He is not adhering to rules, or the rule of law and when he commits crimes he attempts to have the law adjusted to his ways and not charged as violations. 

When Trump screws up, he blames others, oh “Jimmy did it,” or covers it up with plots and hides the truth, like a child would. 

Or he is defiant and yells when he doesn’t get his way. He uses name calling, nicknames, he is the bully in chief, and  his temper fits are heard throughout the people’s house. 

He is never listening to his staff that could warn or correct him. And Donald doesn’t get his homework done, reading what he should so he doesn’t know how to direct the country’s security or protect its health. He lies to cover up what he can’t use to keep his empire or office going. Behind doors he says what he really thinks, lies in his press briefings and rallies, speaking with a “fork tongue” to the citizens of this country.  People died needlessly from COVID-19;  and children have been forever traumatized when they have been taken away from their parents with his directives in the past.

He spreads fear in the hearts of women like myself, or tries to make me fearful. And like a defiant child he takes no responsibility for his actions or inactions, even says that to the American people, as in the case of COVID. He gives states the task to deal with it and then bullies the blue states that attempt to follow scientific policies that save lives.

And like a bad behaving child goes off to pursue what he enjoys while people keep dying from the pandemic. He calls the people in the military names while they risk their lives to keep us safe.  While people mourn those lost to COVID, he continues to divide us by pitting one ethnic group against another.

From a suburban housewife.

Susan Norsworthy

Lake Junaluska

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