Earlier today I came across this post by fellow-blogger Brosephus, and my hackles were immediately raised by the title alone. Shall we just say that Filosofa is a bit on edge these days? The first few bits of the post did nothing to calm me, and I was already preparing my commentary in response. I am glad, however, that I kept on reading. I am sharing this post, with permission from Brosephus, because it is both thoughtful and thought-provoking, and he makes some excellent points about what our nation is, how we came to this point, and what we need to do to make it a better nation. Please take a few minutes to read this fine post. Thank you, Brosephus!
I had to take a vacation from writing this summer. Work was a bit more hectic. Life in general picked up a bit of speed. But mostly, I grew sick and tired of President Trump’s ability to suck the oxygen out of the atmosphere and manage to be THE attention whores of all attention whores. So, instead of posting daily “tributes” to Trump, I unplugged and refocused on my personal well being. Silly me for thinking that would solve everything.
Love him, hate him, or indifferent towards him, Donald J. Trump IS the president that America rightly deserves now. In the seven months that he has been in office, he has simultaneously energized and angered the masses. He has worked hard to change the definition of what’s presidential in terms of actions and behavior. His administration and governing position is the living, breathing definition of chaos. And, in my honest…
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