Tag: Draining the Swamp

An Open Letter to Mitt Romney

 

Dear Mr. Romney:

I read your opinion piece in The Washington Post under the interesting heading: “Democracy Dies in Darkness”. You called it: “The president shapes the public character of the nation. Trump’s character falls short.”

You say, “A president should demonstrate the essential qualities of honesty and integrity, and elevate the national discourse with comity and mutual respect. As a nation, we have been blessed with presidents who have called on the greatness of the American spirit. With the nation so divided, resentful and angry, presidential leadership in qualities of character is indispensable. And it is in this province where the incumbent’s shortfall has been most glaring.”

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Sergio Moro, the corruption buster who jailed a former president and is draining Brazil’s vast swamp of public graft, addressed Notre Dame’s graduating class. Kudos to Fr. Jenkins for such an excellent choice. MIT, my alma mater, could only manage Matt Freakin’ Damon! As an American of Brazilian birth, I’m thrilled about the choice of […]

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More Than 1,800 Resignations, Terminations Since Trump Inaugurated

 

Since the day Donald Trump took office, more than 1,800 resignations and terminations have occurred at media outlets (such as Vanity Fair), universities (including Harvard), at governmental agencies, and elected officials holding positions of power.

The mayor of Seattle resigned after his fifth accusation of child molestation. Oodles of people at USA Gymnastics have resigned. (No surprise there, but why didn’t this happen to these people, and I use that word loosely, a decade ago?) Eric Schmidt is gone but not forgotten. Cecile Richards resigned at Planned Parenthood, after presiding over at least 3.5 million abortions.

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Under the heading “You cannot make this stuff up!”, we will have to file this unbelievable, in the true sense of that word, headline: Seriously? Crooked Comey Quotes Scripture to Taunt Trump Over Mueller Witch Hunt Seems that the man who was until recently everybody’s favorite Eagle Scout, has now taken to quoting Scripture and […]

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