Even as a non believer I say blessed are your mom and you.

But as bad as Trump may be it is that solid block of know-nothings that has congealed within the Republican Party backed up by a powerful right-wing media machine that is the real knife in the back of American and what makes the Trump kind possible to be president.

One way or the other Trump will eventually be gone, but not, I fear, that awful base that will keep putting America in jeopardy.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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