No disrespect to any of my friends who are Trump followers who agree that Washington DC is broken and that $ rules, and that too much globalism is a bad thing, or whatever your economics is….but when will enough be enough?
This is not liberal reporting. It is kids reporting what has happened to them WHILE IN SCHOOL!!!
This community of Forest Grove Oregon, near the farm where I grew up in western Oregon, has historically been a charming, friendly and welcoming community.
“But in the middle of a physics class at the high school one day this spring, a group of white students suddenly began jeering at their Latino classmates and chanting: “Build a wall! Build a wall!” The same white students had earlier chanted “Trump! Trump! Trump!”
“People now feel that it is O.K. to say things that they might not have said a year ago,” Briana Larios, a 15-year-old Mexican-American honor roll student who hopes to go to Harvard, said of some of her white classmates, “Trump played a big role.”
“Another teacher reported in North Carolina, that a fifth grader told a Muslim student “that he was supporting Donald Trump because he was going to kill all of the Muslims if he became president!”
How can you still support a man who clearly incites this stuff? This election is beyond politic, or policy or whether or not you believe Hillary is crooked.
“Among any nation’s most precious possessions is its social fabric, and that is what Donald Trump is rending with incendiary talk about roughing up protesters and about gun owners solving the problem of Hillary Clinton making judicial nominations.
We need not be apocalyptic about it. This is not Kristallnacht. But Trump’s harsh rhetoric tears away the veneer of civility and betrays our national motto of “e pluribus unum.” He has unleashed a beast and fed its hunger, and long after this campaign is over we will be struggling to corral it again.
So far, Trump has arguably benefited from his fondness for over-the-top rhetoric. He gets attention and television time and is always at the center of his own hurricane. But in November, after the ballots have been counted and the crowds have gone home, we will still have a country to share, and I fear it may be a harsher and more fragile society because of Trump’s campaigning today.
Inflammatory talk isn’t entertaining, but dangerous. It’s past time for Trump to grow up.”
The problem is that he can’t. This is who he is. His own advisors and fellow republicans cant get him to stop. He does for a couple of days, then there is another oops… and everyone just cringes. He loses more and more support from Republicans and Independents who may agree with some of his ideas but for whom this just goes too far.
My message to you is: maybe it is time for intelligent supporters of him like you to tell him, Donald, STOP, or we will have to drop our support as well.