Trump’s lack of respect for others hurts us all

Regarding the letter, “Trump protesters acting like spoiled kids”: The writer protests the arrogance and hypocrisy of Trump protesters. I also condemn the violence and senseless damage to private and commercial property. This is not acceptable, and is punishable by law. Peaceful protest is legal.

Even though the writer feels righteous for honoring Barack Obama as our president for eight years when she voted for his opponents, it is outrageous for her, much less the entire world, friend and foe alike, to see Trump disrespect so much common and diplomatic courtesy in public, before and after his election, without protesting his actions. Where was the writer when Trump called American hero like Sen. John McCain a loser; and the war veteran son of Muslim immigrants unworthy of praise; made mockery of disabled person; made repeated rude comments about women and tweeted inappropriate off-the-cuff criticisms? The list is long (and growing exponentially) in public, on telephone, and late night Twitter. Can I use a “Trump-ism”? This has been a “disaster!” He continues to reveal to the world his real flaws, and embarrasses any associates without consideration.

His lack of self-control is so juvenile and dangerous for you, me, our world peace, and the future world environment. I wish I could find it amusing the way he hates to follow rules, and regular diplomatic channels, but chooses to makes chaotic threats and rules by his method of “deal making.” At this rate he may shoot himself in the foot and commit an impeachable offense. Then The U.S. can still be the leader of the free world under his vice president, and he can take the credit as he is wont to do.

Mary Vaughan


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