Updated Commentary: When you elect a president who is not qualified for the office, not highly intelligent, with a corrupt background and a hunger for power, you get a president who is gullible, easily manipulated, and someone destined to become the puppet of agents who are dedicated to destroying America’s version of democracy.
2020 Trump As A Puppet: Steve Bannon, an admitted anarchist who hates the U.S. government, Republicans and Democrats alike, spoon-fed Trump the racist, anti-American democracy playbook that the defeated president agreed with and gladly followed. Corrupt cronyism, violations of the Constitution, a dictator-style narrative of disinformation to attract the poor, vulnerable, uneducated, or filthy rich 1% has become the definition of the Republican party.
Trump called the 2020 election rigged before anyone can’t vote. Like his Russian allies, this foreshadowing of a fraudulent election is how autocrats damage the public trust in election outcomes that they don’t win. Trump’s puppeteers started the ” stop the steal movement” and rallied a violent mob to attack the Capitol to stop the certification of a legitimately elected U.S. president. He focused their anger towards VP Mike Pence to intimidate him into violating his Constitutional responsibility. The mob constructed a noose and went looking for Pence, calling out to ” hang him”( not a coincidence their method of choice to kill Pence was the racist method used to kill slaves.
ON THE NIGHT OF THE ELECTION THAT TRUMP DECIDEDLY LOST, RUDY GIULIANI, AN ACTIVE PUPPETEER AT THE TIME, SAID FOUR WORDS TO TRUMP, “TELL THEM YOU WON.” Those words are coming back to haunt Rudy, who Trump no longer has any need. However, the Jan. 6th committee wants to talk to him. Uh oh, Rudy!
Trump has proven he will take any corrupt action, join in an alliance with any enemy of American democracy in his pursuit of powers. Support of Trump discredits any American’s patriotism, not because he is a Republican ( fake Republican) but because he is a dangerous cult leader in the image of Vladimir Putin and Kim Jung Un.
Original post: August 2020. The suspicious alliance between Trump and Putin has been a concern throughout this presidency. In general, Trump’s pandering to dictator adversaries of the United States has concerned many Republican and Democratic members of the intelligence and military communities. Many officials have wondered if Trump is compromised by salacious or illegal information Putin may have on him. Speculations about whether Trump has gone as far as to qualify as a Russian agent working to transform American democracy into the image of the Russian version of democracy. He celebrates the idea of a president having no term limits, disparages the free press except outlets that support him, proclaims the power of the President is limitless, and uses his ability to eliminate his opponents and enemies from power.
From a psychological perspective, Trump’s admiration for Putin ranges from being a “bromance” to a man being blackmailed, a businessman trying to make a lucrative deal or a man with unresolved father issues. Trump’s s father is described as an emotionally cruel narcissist in Mary L. Trump’s book, “Too Much and Never Enough.” To gain his father’s approval and avoid the abuse his older brother Freddy suffered, Donald modeled himself after his father. Like Fred Sr., Trump has caused emotional pain to many people, such as ex-wives, women victims of his sexual assaults, contractors and bankers he has ripped off, his children, and anyone he has felt jealous of or threatened by. These accusations of abuse are not fake news, as Trump would claim. These are real people who have openly revealed the emotional, physical, and financial damage they have suffered from the cruel actions of Donald Trump.
Trump is the same President who is minimizing the deaths of COVID-19 victims as something that “no one could have seen coming.” Also, when asked about how he felt about the virus death rate, he said, “It is what it is.” Like all other dictators, they have sociopathic tendencies that restrict their capacity to feel empathy for others and who will, at all costs, care more about money and power than people’s lives.
Trump is attempting to defund the US Postal Service, reducing its efficiency to interfere with access for Americans to vote-by-mail in the 2020 Presidential election. In full dictator fashion, he has appointed a corrupt, crony Postmaster General Louis Dejoy, who has fired dozens of competent executives, removed ballot sorting machines, and eliminated overtime for postal workers. In plain view, this President is proclaiming voter mail fraud is rampant, despite countless investigations that have reported the percentage of voter mail fraud is less than 0.0025%. In pure sociopathic form, he is lying about the election being rigged by Democrats due to vote-by-mail, while in plain view is gutting the USPS to sabotage the vote of millions of Americans. In the process, he is also impairing the Post Office’s ability to deliver hundreds of thousands of prescription drugs to disabled veterans and social security checks to seniors and the disabled.
Donald J. Trump is an enemy to our democracy. He is trying to rig the election in his favor, and the corrupt, power-hungry Republican party is letting it happen. Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Senator Mitch McConnell, Senator Lindsey Graham are among the many enablers who are complicit with Trump in the assault on the rule of law and the lowering of the country’s moral standing in the world. A President who aligns with a dictator over his government, breaks laws, hides his taxes and financial records, spreads conspiracy theories and misinformation, and in his mismanagement of a pandemic, causes the deaths of thousands of Americans should be impeached or indicted for crimes of treason.
Congress, inspector generals, federal judges, and journalists must continue to investigate every aspect of Trump’s attempt to influence the outcome of the election and the secret collaborations he continues to have with his friend and America’s enemy, Vladimir Putin. Trump increases his continued attack on oversight and accountability on his governing by firing Inspector Generals and hiring cronies who let him break laws and norms. This is just another tactic he probably learned from Putin, who plans to rule Russia indefinitely.
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