[I write about politics because of the direct link I see between the words and actions of politicians and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. America’s political class manipulates our military as though they were pawns in a global game of chess. To them, PTSD is merely an unfortunate cost of war.]
Many of my friends and relatives are conservatives/republicans. So blogging about the current state of political affairs in America gets a bit dicey for me, a stalwart left-winger.
Words, by definition, mean something. Turns out Hillary used two over the weekend that brewed up a storm: “half” and “deplorable.” She backed off the “half” part of her comment about the number of Trump supporters, but retained the “deplorable” as in deplorable persons … such as former Head Mucky-muck of the KKK David Duke, who along with other white supremacists whole heartedly supports the Trump-Pence ticket.
Meanwhile, in a single interview with CNBC Trump managed to hurl the following invectives: