Trapped in a world he is not designed to cope with, Dave-El (the true Kryptonian name of alleged Earth creature David Long) writes about comics, Doctor Who, politics and whatever damned thing pops into his unbalanced mind.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
The Gravity of Trump
Poor Li’l Donnie! He’s the victim of “the single greatest witch hunt of a
politician in American history.” Well, Donald Trump said so.
He’s also pissed that his administration is
under the scrutiny of a special prosecutor while others just get off scot free.
“With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign &
Obama Administration, there was never a special councel [sic] appointed!” the
president wrote on Twitter Thursday morning. What illegal acts is he accusing Clinton
and Obama of committing? Well, does it matter? You know they must’ve done
something illegal. Arrest them!
I guess Trump must’ve been constipated during
his morning Twitter session/bathroom break. He was in a better mood in a statement released by the White House
“As I have stated many times, a thorough
investigation will confirm what we already know – there was no collusion
between my campaign and any foreign entity,” the Wednesday-night statement from
the White House, credited to Trump, said. “I look forward to this matter
concluding quickly. In the meantime, I will never stop fighting for the people
and the issues that matter most to the future of our country.”
Wow. Li’l Donnie sounded almost grown up. But
Thursday morning, the gravity of his insecurity pulled him back down as his fat ass hits the porcelain, his fingers dance across Twitter
and Trump the Aggrieved Martyr is back!
The Department of Justice announced Wednesday
night that former FBI director Mueller will lead an independent investigation
into Russian efforts to interfere in last year’s presidential campaign as well
as into the possibility of collusion between the Kremlin and Trump associates.
The White House is battling multiple scandals
— including Trump's decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, his
alleged leak of highly classified material to Russian officials, and reports he
pressured Comey to drop an FBI investigation into former national security
adviser Michael Flynn. Scandals all of Trump’s own making.If Trump is the target of “the single
greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history”, Li’l Donnie has been
busy handing out the pitchforks and torches himself.
While Trump jumps into a deep, dark pit of
his own design (all the while insisting he was pushed), he’s dragging down
other people who get caught in the gravity well of his ego and incompetence. There's at least one person who maybe doesn’t deserve this.
McMaster, Trump’s national
security adviser, spoke twice
to cover for President Donald Trump after he was busted Monday by the Washington Post for blabbing highly classified
terrorist threat intelligence to
visiting Russian dignitaries.
McMaster: “No! No way! The President did
not do that!”
Trump: “Yeah, I did that.”
Alas, poor McMaster, we had such hopes for you. You wrote the book on how
a senior officer should not bend in serving the truth to the powerful. Now what? Perhaps the most respected officer
of his generation was giving
up his soul to provide shade
for the Liar In Chief.
earned the respect he was
afforded by the press and his peers.An
intellectual with a Ph.D. in history from the University of North Carolina, he made his rep on the field of battle, laying waste to bunches of Iraqi tanks during the
first Gulf War. No arm chair
general, H R McMaster fought and won in war, commanding respect from soldiers and
But now his veneer of respectability was
threatened. McMaster is a man of duty, thinking he had an obligation to serve the
commander in chief of the armed forces if called. According to press reports, he’s not been Trump’s lackey
prior to now, confronting him
on the issues and even lecturing him on occasion. A condition that Trump has, unsurprisingly, not regarded
So why, pray tell, did McMaster throw
himself on this particular grenade? No good came of anyone who sacrificed their
honor on Trump’s behalf. The gravity of Trump’s incompetence
and amorality can’t help but drag down even good men. As McMaster is surely
realizing to his regret. The pull of Trump's gravity is too damn strong.