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An unfortunate consequence of the attacks on Trump, whether justified or not, is that it is difficult for President Trump to acknowledge the severity of the health and economic crises. If he timely acknowledges the seriousness of the situations, the result is that more blame is poured on him, which makes it extremely difficult for him to lead us during these dangerous and troubled times.

The constant criticism from Democrats and media are creating more risks for all. This is no time for partisan politics. This is a time to pull together. Democrats and media should provide support and turn their criticisms into reasoned suggestions for policies that they think would be helpful, not use the crises for selfish ends.

Fighting among ourselves in such a serious situation is not a survival trait.

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Ideology • Tags: American Media, Democratic Party, Donald Trump 
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  1. Anon[342] • Disclaimer says:

    Agreed.

    This is part of a broader pattern of the American left-liberal faction really screwing up their task of leading America to Change.

    There are many reasons to believe that the Left in the USA has totally botched their job of getting whites on board with globalism. You can make this criticism from the political center. Smart people should pursue these sorts of arguments.

  2. Rational says:

    EVIL DEMOGANGSTER GOVERNORS BAN TREATMENT OF COVID-19

    You are right, Sir. These thugs are attacking Trump constanly and exploiting the epidemic. When one patient died despite taking hydroxychloroquine, they blamed Trump with the headlines that patient dies with Trump’s recommended treatment!

    These demogangsters and libbarbarians are pure evil. 2 Demogangster governors of MI and NV have banned doctors from treating patients with hydroxycholoroquine, the only known treatment known to work somewhat, and threatened to revoke their licenses for saving lives!!!!

    https://www.redstate.com/elizabeth-vaughn/2020/03/27/michigan-gov.-warns-doctors-pharmacists-who-prescribe-or-dispense-hydroxychloroquine-of-professional-consequences

  3. Meimou says:

    I would bet money that the msm attacks on Trumpstien are orchestrated by the zioinst who put him in office; it gives him credibility to right wing sheep and makes him malleable to his string pullers.

  4. Begemot says:

    A leader does what must be done, as dictated by his/her understanding of the requirements of the situation, regardless of criticism. This requires moral courage. That is why it’s called leadership. If the leader’s decisions are correct then success will validate them. If they fail, then ….

  5. BuelahMan says:

    PCR shows his reTHUGlican roots by suggesting any criticism of Trump is partisan.

    Trump can’t lead us because of Dems and unfair attacks? Puke.

    Can anything get more sickeningly gross than to tell his readers that they shouldn’t criticize Trump (otherwise they are Democrat hacks).

    I don’t belong to either putrid side. But PCR is disgustingly partisan.

  6. Well, there is some truth here, but America and the world are caught in a huge dilemma.

    Trump simply cannot lead. He’s proven it for 3 solid years.

    Is everyone just to ignore that painful fact?

    • Replies: @Twodees Partain
  7. @BuelahMan

    An unfortunate consequence of the attacks on Trump, whether justified or not, is that it is difficult for President Trump to acknowledge the severity of the health and economic crises. If he timely acknowledges the seriousness of the situations, the result is that more blame is poured on him, which makes it extremely difficult for him to lead us during these dangerous and troubled times.

    Just what is it about the above, and in particular “whether justified or not” is partisan? Obviously there is a recognition that some of the criticism is justified. You could substitute any President’s name for Trump and the comment would have some level of validity. As I have posted many times, Trump could discover the cure for cancer, and he would be attacked for it being”wrong” or a lie. There’s no question that there is much not to like about Trump, but your statement is tantamount to saying that all criticism of Trump is justified.

  8. @BuelahMan

    I’m neither R or D, like you stated that you are, but I don’t see Paul’s comments on the democrats as partisan. He’s exactly right. No matter what Trump does, they attack him. Pointing out an obvious fact isn’t necessarily a partisan statement.

    You can’t c&p anything from his article that says that he will “tell his readers that they shouldn’t criticize Trump (otherwise they are Democrat hacks” or anything remotely resembling that.

    You’re given to hyperbole. I’ve noticed that several times.

  9. @John Chuckman

    I don’t view politicians as leaders anyway. When a pundit refers to the office of president as “leader of the free world”, it makes me scoff. My view is that free people don’t need, or want leaders.

    Elected officials were once referred to as “public servants” instead of “leaders”. They are the pool boys, butlers and scullery maids to the true owners of the country, the citizenry. We should treat them as such, reminding them that they need to keep their heads down and do their jobs instead of trying to herd us like cattle, lest we take notice of them and put them in their proper place.

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  10. @Twodees Partain

    I understand your sentiment.

    That kind of decay in language and attitudes has happened in many spheres.

    Once, the public were called citizens, which connotes responsibility. Today they’re “consumers.”

    But today’s American Presidents have an awful lot of authority to hurt others, whether through illegal sanctions and blockades and faked criminal charges up to missile assaults and assassinations and coups.

    That isn’t my idea of leadership, but it sure ain’t a “public servant.” There’s been more than just a change in language.

    I think the average person does associate power over massive resources vaguely with “leadership.”

    It’s not accurate, but lots of realities are by some reckoning not accurate.

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  11. Corvinus says:
    @Twodees Partain

    Of course free people want leaders. You are just upset that they seek them out.

    Now, wby don’t you show how you lead your community? You seem to have all the answers. Tell us specially how you are practicing what you preach. Don’t skimp on details.

  12. @John Chuckman

    The “public servants” don’t refer to their bosses as “consumers”, at least not publicly. This isn’t a matter of a “decay in language”, it’s a deliberate shift in terminology just like the shift from republic to democracy. It can all be laid at the doorstep of the media. You’re right that it’s more than a change of language.

    Let the president be a leader, as long as he limits himself to leading the Executive Branch. As leaders go, politicians couldn’t lead a troop of horny Boy Scouts into a brothel.

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