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The last 24 hours has convinced me that Washington DC is the worst place in the world. I am not going to defend the Trump comments, but I will not stand by and let hypocrisy go unnoticed. Jeb Bush sent out this tweet today. I have had it with the Bush family and their hypocrisy. Jeb Bush gave Hillary Clinton a freaking medal on the first anniversary of the Benghazi attacks. Jeb Bush awarded Hillary Clinton the medal and said, “Former Secretary Clinton has dedicated her life to serving and engaging people across the world in democracy.” I am sorry, but that statement offends me more than anything Trump said to Access Hollywood. Jeb Bush celebrated a women who spent the majority of her public life destroying the women that Bill Clinton abused, but you don’t hear that condemnation from Jeb or the rest of the Bush Family. I am so sick and tired of the Bush family. The entitlement, the selective outrage, and moral preening have all become too much. They need to go far far away. If you won’t condemn the Clinton’s and their abuse of women then I won’t listen when you criticize Trump. The Bush’s will never criticize the Clinton’s because they are in the same disgusting Washington DC power club.
I am repulsed by everything about our political culture. The Colin Powell hacked emails seem to reveal that everyone in DC knows the truth about the Clinton’s, but they are too gutless to really oppose them. Colin Powell was more worried about Clinton taking money away from his own speaking fees. The outrage about Trump statements and the silence about Hillary Clinton actions are so disheartening. I would hope to live in a world where both Clinton and Trump would be drummed out of politics, but that will never happen. I would settle for Trump holding a 2 hour long press conference calling out the Clinton’s for all of their crimes and then dropping out. If a person condemns Trump and condones Clinton then they are hypocrites.
*I just wanted to edit this quickly and add that Ted Kennedy is directly responsible for the death of Mary Jo Kopechne and is still remembered fondly as a Lion of the Senate by both Democrats and Republicans. Ted Kennedy is also more offensive to me than Donald Trump.Published in