The president has been both celebrated and ridiculed for never apologizing. But in fact, he regularly says he’s sorry. His Twitter feed, @realDonaldTrump, offers the proof.On himselfFeb 24, 2013Sorry, I never went bankrupt and don’t wear a wig (it’s all mine)!Mar 19, 2013 Sorry folks, but Donald Trump is far richer and much better looking than dopey @mcuban!May 8, 2013Sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest -and you all know it! Please don’t feel so stupid or insecure, it’s not your fault.Apr 18, 2015For all of the haters and losers out there sorry, I never went Bankrupt -- but I did build a world class company and employ many people!Mar 5, 2019Republican Approval Rating just hit 93%. Sorry Haters! MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!On climate changeDec 15, 201359% of the United States, by area, is now covered in snow-highest % in many years. The “global warming” name isn’t working anymore-SORRY!On immigrationAug 21, 2018 I am … [Read more...] about Op-Ed: I’m sorry, by Donald Trump
Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post Published 8:42 am PDT, Friday, August 16, 2019 The Washington Post reports that there is no Trump administration plan in the event of a recession: "Trump has a somewhat conspiratorial view, telling some confidants that he distrusts statistics he sees reported in the news media and that he suspects many economists and other forecasters are presenting biased data to thwart his reelection." If you think that's frightful, consider another Post report: "Trump has pushed top aides to investigate whether the U.S. government can purchase the giant ice-smothered island of Greenland." As one might expect, "The presidential request has bewildered aides, some of whom continue to believe it isn't serious, but Trump has mentioned it for weeks." Greenland is part of the kingdom of Denmark, and last time I looked it wasn't on the market. (What would the comps be?) In case you thought the wall was an expensive boondoggle, imagine what a pretty penny … [Read more...] about Trump seems to have lost it. So what do we do?
“My beautiful 4-year-old daughter, Dayla …”Almost as soon as the woman started to speak, Andrew Yang flinched. He inhaled sharply.Along with other Democratic candidates, Yang was speaking at a gun safety forum in Des Moines on Saturday. He seemed to sense what was coming. His right fist rose to cover his mouth, a cross-cultural reflex of the shaken.“... was struck by a stray bullet in March 2011.” The woman, later identified as Stephanie Pizzoferrato of Las Vegas, solemnly chronicled the accidental shooting of her daughter — and the way her son, her daughter’s twin brother, had witnessed it.“She died two days later.”Yang rose and approached the woman. He offered her a hug, and she accepted. The embrace was neither untoward nor patronizing.But Yang was still undone, blinking as if to stave off tears. He told the crowd in choked tones that he’d been imagining that one of his own young sons had been shot in view of the other. He … [Read more...] about Column: Is Trump missing the thing that makes people human?
Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post Published 7:29 am PDT, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 President Donald Trump has made more than 12,000 false or misleading statements during fewer than 1,000 days in office and has insulted hundreds of people, entire countries and our collective intelligence. When confronted with unpleasant truths about himself, however, he wigs out, according to The Washington Post's reporting. Trump said there were "very fine" people on both sides in Charlottesville, accused a judge of Mexican heritage of being unable to do his job, calls African and Caribbean nations "shithole countries" and says he prefers immigrants from lily-white Norway. He told four nonwhite congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from, regularly insults the intelligence of African Americans and has parroted white nationalist rhetoric ("invasion"). But he is upset that people (51 percent, according to one poll) think he is a racist. Don't tell him, but the president who has … [Read more...] about The king of insults can’t handle the truth about himself
To the editor: If the 680 undocumented people detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Mississippi were such “dangerous criminals,” why were they all picked up on their jobs?The “dangerous criminals” I’ve known over the years didn’t go to work or have jobs. They did criminal stuff, not work in a food processing plant. And, they definitely were not worried about their kids left with baby-sitters. They worried about criminal stuff.The book written about this era will not be called “The Diary of Anne Frank,” it will be called something like “The Diary of Maria Hernandez.” I am ashamed.Ted Perlman, Pasadena ..To the editor: While the president has made illegal immigration a cornerstone of his fear-based governance, both parties have failed to portray immigration in America honestly.If the government were truly serious about “controlling” illegal immigration, it could do so with a simple policy … [Read more...] about 680 detained food processing workers? Thanks for nothing, ICE