To the Editor,
I’m seeing Trump signs “Keep America Great.” That’s assuming he has made America great these past 3 1/2 years. I feel he’s made the office of the presidency and our country more like a disgrace. Even though we have many issues and differences, I’ve always thought our country is great.
Unfortunately, Trump has sabotaged the Republican party. It seems that the only true Republicans left are Mitt Romney and John Kasich. I can no longer support the Republican party as is. I’m not necessarily in agreement with the liberal progressive views of the Democratic party, but I am in favor of a return of some common respectful decency from our leaders, something we haven’t had with Trump. Trump is self-serving, self-congratulating, lacks empathy, and continues to spew out vicious lies.
According to his niece Mary Trump’s book, none of his siblings supported him during the last campaign. Mary wrote a book, Too Much and Never Enough, calling him the world’s most dangerous man. She holds a Ph.D. in advanced psychological studies. She mentions that her Uncle Donald meets all nine criteria of a narcissist outlined in The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It seems he was enabled and groomed by his father Fred and never grew out of that mentality.
I fail to understand how supporters can back someone with so many disorders and character flaws. It’s such an awful model for our young people. It’s ironic that if he had taken a more serious approach to the pandemic (“China flu” will be gone this summer), the economy he brags about may have remained more stable. “It is what it is.”
When voting, please consider the next generation and the need for good character and decency in our leadership.
Grand Meadow, Minn.