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President has yet to find brain, heart, courage

A funny thing happened on the way down the rabbit hole. At the bottom, we found ourselves in the scary old Land of Oz. Here we found President Trump in search of a brain, a heart and courage, especially the courage of his convictions.

Convictions? What convictions? The president’s flip-flops would make an Olympic gymnast dizzy. Of particular note is China, the dreaded currency manipulator “raping” our country, who recently became a useful ally. If they do our bidding, we’ll allow a lesser degree of sexual assault as a reward.

During the budget negotiation, Trump reneged on his promises and folded like a cheap chair. His bedrock promise, the sacrosanct wall paid for by Mexico, was nowhere to be found. Planned Parenthood was funded, and his draconian budget cuts disappeared like Houdini. 

His search for a brain is well documented. The Keystone Cops who couldn’t properly vet the well-known Gen. Flynn believe they can “extremely” vet relative unknowns across the ocean. The humanitarian who promised universal health care, which is “much better” and at a “small fraction” of the cost, now champions legislation offering fewer people inferior health care that costs many of millions much more money.

His search for a heart is epitomized by his proposed budget, decimating programs that enhance the quality of life for millions of the downtrodden, to enhance the by-far-strongest military that outspends the next seven nations combined.

But most disturbing is the little wizard behind the curtain, projecting a larger-than-life illusion of himself, which he uses to bully and intimidate people in order to get his way and make himself feel great and powerful.

We desperately need Toto to bark an alarm, so this charlatan can be exposed as the little man full of foibles he is, before his gigantic, gargantuan ego does irreparable damage.  

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