Trump May Be A Crook But At least He Is My Crook — No!

Look, you say, I don’t care about Ukraine or Russia or NATO or any of that foreign stuff. I’ve got my family to worry about and other things here at home, and I feel Trump has my back. He cares about me, not those foreigners coming over the border.

If that is your thinking, you might want to reconsider. Trump extorts and steals from everyone, especially from his supporters, not just from the president of Ukraine. He has extorted money out of your pocket to give Wall Street and his super rich donor pals a big fat tax break — like they really need it more than you. He’s always in court trying to take away average folk’s healthcare. And how about those tariffs he throws around like candy that are screwing famers out of markets for their products and threatening to send them into bankruptcy and driving up prices at Wal-Mart. Tariffs, my friend, are a consumer tax.

Then there were all those small time contractors that he stiffed, let alone people he conned into buying his worthless casino stock. Trump has been an equal opportunity crook all his life. He may say, he loves you, but he really sees you and everyone else as sheep to be fleeced.

So if you think for one second that he is your crook, such is most definitely not the case. And thus for your own good and that of the country — please dump the Putin loving Trump.

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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