Thankfully, not all Republicans genuflect before disgraced president Donald Trump. The Lincoln Project, created by GOP stalwarts like Steven Schmidt and George Conway, have raised considerable sums to create strong, direct commercials with one goal: Rid the nation of a coward, draft dodger and liar.
Their ads pull no punches. Good.
Everything they do is an honorable effort to rid America of a traitor, coward and treasonous bastard Donald Trump. The video above is a good example.
It is very difficult to understand how anyone serving in the American armed services or is a veteran or simply supports those who serve, served or died for their country can even consider supporting the despicable draft dodger and coward currently occupying the White House.
We learned this week that Trump knew from the beginning that the COVID-19 would grow quickly into a pandemic that would threaten this nation and the world but decided to lie continually to the American public with claims that it was “under control” and “would disappear soon.”
He lied and people died.
“He knew and purposely played it down. Worse, he lied to the American people. He knowingly and willingly lied about the threat it posed to the country for months,” Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden said in a campaign appearance in Warren, Mich. “His actions were a life and death betrayal of the American people.
“He understood better than he let on when he was calling it a hoax,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on MSNBC Wednesday. “His delay, distortion and denial about the threat is responsible for many of the deaths and infections . . . not all of them, but many of them could have been prevented.”
“There is damning proof that President Trump lied and people died,” Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) told reporters Wednesday.
Public health officials have said for months that clearly educating the public on the lethal nature of COVID-19, the disease that is caused by the novel coronavirus, is the most important tool in reining in its spread, so that people will adhere to social distancing guidelines and wear masks.
The president’s top political advisers, including campaign manager Bill Stepien, have long viewed the coronavirus as the president’s biggest albatross and have argued for Trump to address it more forcefully. The book, particularly with the audio, could be a potent attack area for Biden’s campaign, Republicans close to Trump said, with internal and public polling consistently showing a majority of voters do not agree with the president’s response to the pandemic.–The Washington Post
“The book” is “Rage,” by Watergate reporter Bob Woodward, which set for release on Tuesday of next week but portions of it that have appeared in The Post and The New York Times state clearly that Trump admitted he knew but did not disclose the truth to the American people. Woodword also taped his multiple conversations with Trump, who admitted he had kept the truth from the public, claiming he wanted to avoid panic.
Woodward wrote in the book that Trump revealed on Feb. 7 that the virus situation was “far more dire than what he had been saying publically,” but then lied to the public again the following day and kept claiming the pandemic was “a hoax” invented by the Democrats.
Trump encouraged others to speak with Woodward and would often mention the journalist in conversations with other advisers, suggesting that he might call him again. Some of the conversations between the two men, a White House official said, were precipitated by Trump — who thought Woodward was more receptive to a favorable narrative about his presidency.
There was widespread finger-pointing in Trump’s orbit Wednesday about the book and its revelations, but some advisers noted that Trump is the one who drove the decision to cooperate.
“Honestly, his access to the White House is probably something that I would not have recommended had I been in the chief of staff role early on, but it’s the typical thing the president does,” White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told Fox News about Woodward’s access to Trump.–The Washington Post
Trump is not yet saying he regrets talking to Woodward but his press office is trying to explain it away, without success.
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