Donald Trump Used Hurricane Harvey as Cover to Pardon Joe Arpaio

Natural disasters bring to light the worst of Mother Nature and the best of human beings, the courage and determination of the victims and first responders remind us of the indomitability of the human spirit.

Natural disasters also reveal the character of the President of the United States. President George Bush was on vacation when Hurricane Katrina made landfall, and as the nation watched the devastation in horror, the president remained on vacation, he didn`t return back to the White House until a couple of days later.

On his way back, Bush had Air Force One fly over part of the devastated area and he glimpsed the wreckage from the plane. The photo of Bush looking out the window of his presidential plane became one of the defining images of his tenure.

A picture speaks a thousand words, and that photograph spoke of the president`s detachment from the concerns of everyday people. Since most of the victims in the hardest-hit areas were African-Americans it also spoke of his insensitivity towards people of color. In Kanye`s immortal words, “Bush doesn`t care about black people.”

The Bush presidency never recovered from Hurricane Katrina, and President Donald Trump failed to learn from Bush`s bungling of the natural disaster.

Hours before Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, Donald Trump left the White House for a weekend getaway in Camp David.

Trump used Hurricane Harvey as a cover for announcing controversial measures, the pardon of racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the signing of a memo which bans transgender individuals from newly enlisting in the military.

Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005 during Bush`s second term, and the Iraq war had already severely weekend him. Hurricane Harvey struck Texas only seven months into Trump`s administration, but his countless scandals and mistakes have already crippled his administration.

Trump is ill-equipped to lead our nation during the best of times, God help us when he`s at the helm during a natural disaster or a terrorist attack.

For God`s sake, we must get rid of the bastard, one way or another, as soon as possible.

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Racist Donald Trump is Considering Pardoning Racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio

“President Donald Trump told Fox News he is seriously considering issuing a pardon for former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted last month of criminal contempt for ignoring a judge`s order to stop detaining people because he merely suspected them of being undocumented immigrants.

Trump told the news outlet during a conversation in Bedminster, New Jersey, that the pardon could come quickly,

`I might do it right away, maybe early this week. I am seriously thinking about it,` Trump said, according to Fox News. He said Arpaio was a `great American patriot` who had `done a lot in the fight against illegal immigration.`”

Chicago Tribune

Donald Trump was condemned from all quarters for failing to respond forcefully to Saturday`s White Supremacist violence in Charlottesville, in which a woman was killed when a man crashed his car into a group of counter-protesters.

Finally on Monday, reading from a teleprompter, Trump called out the perpetrators of the violence by name: KKK, neo-Nazis, and white supremacists.

When Trump speaks off-the-cuff his syntax may be mangled, but he speaks from his heart and he tells the truth as he perceives it, but when he reads prepared remarks that his aides have written for him, he looks like a child who`s forced to read a passage of Scripture at Sunday school.

If Trump really didn`t like White Supremacists he wouldn`t appoint them to prominent positions in his administration. If Trump really wanted to strike a blow against the alt-right fascists he would immediately fire Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka.

Trump is racist to the core and getting him to condemn racism and bigotry is like pulling teeth.

Trump`s confession that he`s seriously considering pardoning former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio is all the proof anyone with half a brain needs that he`s a freaking racist. Arpaio was convicted of criminal contempt for ignoring a judge`s order to stop detaining people because he merely suspected them of being undocumented immigrants.

Arpaio is one of the most loathed person is the Latino community, he and his deputies arrested thousands of Latinos for the crime of driving while brown.

Trump has declared war on gays and lesbians, immigrants, Latinos, Blacks, Muslims, and women and it`s incumbent upon all of us to fight this orange bastard until he`s removed from office.

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