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Trump criticism stands, and evidence supports it

Posted 1/5/20

It seems there are some who do not agree with my assessment of Donald Trump as president. Fine, they are entitled to their opinions. But let me correct a few things.

One writer assumed I was a …

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Trump criticism stands, and evidence supports it

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It seems there are some who do not agree with my assessment of Donald Trump as president. Fine, they are entitled to their opinions. But let me correct a few things.

One writer assumed I was a woman. Let me make clear that I am a 75-year-old black male who was drafted during the Vietnam War who has no respect for Trump. I consider him to be a cowardly draft dodger who has no concern for anyone other than himself.

A draft dodger who knows more than our generals about military matters? What arrogance. I believe his life experiences have shown him to be a bully, a liar, self-serving, arrogant and ignorant. To my way of reasoning, these qualities should disqualify anyone from holding the office of president. Unfortunately, others do not hold that opinion. That is their right and I don’t have to agree with them. But he has shown all these qualities as president and I have a hard time comprehending how reasonable people could support him.

One of my detractors seems to insinuate that I do not consider him my president. That is my major problem — I do, and I find him to be a detractor to everything that is good about America. One of my detractors seems to insinuate that when I wrote that world leaders are laughing at him, thus at us, I’m only referring to the incident that occurred in England. I am also referring to the United Nations incident where many of the world leaders laughed at the asinine statement he made that he was the greatest president this country has had. To my way of thinking, it shows him to be an idiot.

As for him being an agent for Putin, I stick to that belief. He has made numerous statements about withdrawing America from NATO. The disdain he seems to show for NATO and our European allies will greatly benefit Russia. If he is able to break up NATO, I am also concerned with the closed-door meetings he holds with Russian government officials. He has even barred cabinet officials from attending these meetings. Remember, Trump wants to build one of his towers in Moscow. Considering his personal traits, I would not be surprised if he sells out our allies to get Russian financial support for his Russian tower.

I have to laugh at one of my detractors who disagrees with my view of Trump. He reverts to Trump’s ploy of name-calling and mocks two of the three European leaders who was caught laughing at our glorious leader in England. My letter had nothing to do with Nancy Pelosi or Jerry Nadler. I do not know why they were interjected into his rebuttal other than to give the supporter a chance to do more name-calling. It seems to be a common practice for Trump supporters. When you disagree, you try to support your view by calling names. How juvenile.

I will stand by my view of Trump. Only time will tell whether I — or those who seem to overlook his personal qualities to support him — am correct.

Merrell Washington

Rocky Mount

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