That’s how I have begun to define the next four years. The Dump Years, when the US turned to shit. My only hope is all that shit will somehow fertilize things. Maybe after the debris settles and the Muslim Americans have been released, and the illegal immigrants are put on a path to legality, we will have a better America.
The shocking thing to me is how singularly idiotic the Trump supporters are. How clueless. Do the folks in the Red States really believe he will bring better employment opportunities? The only way that will happen is if they try to put a pipeline through Ohio and Pennsylvania. There will be jobs, but the land and water will be poisoned. How can they not see that? Surely, some Trumpsters must be intelligent? Some must have a college education, or are well read? Hopefully some recognize the serious error of buying into Trump’s rhetoric. I hope some of those who voted for him are having second thoughts.
The majority of Trumpsters seem fueled by hatred: of Muslims, immigrants, any non-whites. They hate our government, our laws, our Constitution. These otherwise probably normal and pleasant people are easy prey for a guy like Trump who spouts lies as easily as he combs his hair. No. Lying surely comes easier to him. I doubt he even combs his hair, but has someone do it for him every day for $1000 an hour.
His cabinet nominees grows more awful by the day. Here is his latest list as posted by The New York Times (updated Dec. 5, 2016). Most of these positions require Senate confirmation, but with a Republican dominated Senate, I don’t see a lot of opposition. I most afraid of the three that do not require Senate confirmation: