While mainstream media outlets parse through the latest Trump discombobulation on DACA—don’t forget the liar-in-chief was the one who actually ended the program—the resistance grows here in the Bay Area.
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s refusal to endorse U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-for-all proposal shows again how the national Democratic leadership plans to follow a bland agenda after the disastrous 2016 general election.
The liar-in-chief wants to take credit for the great job federal officials are doing to help people recover from Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma in Texas and Florida, but what if there wasn’t a need for a huge recovery effort in the first place?
The liar-in-chief isn’t intelligent enough or motivated enough to learn policy details. His only concern, as he has proven again and again, is his public perception and some distorted and immoral concept of winning and losing.
This is classic psychological abuse. It makes the abused hope their abuser is capable of empathy when the evidence shows otherwise. In this way it toys with the abused emotions, creating a false sense of security one moment followed by panic that next moment.
As Irma threatens to destroy another major metropolitan city—this time it could be Miami—it’s time we adopt the language that correlates to the vast destruction we face.