The news feels stale — I’ve blogged about it all before — but a new video makes a powerful statement about love and hate in Trump’s America.
I could say that I don’t think there’s anything wrong with Trump going after McCain because he’s dealing with current information: We only just learned the breadth and depth of McCain’s perfidious behavior in the 2016 election, and that deserves to be spoken of regardless of the fact that the man is dead. It was Shakespeare who said “The evil that men do lives after them,” and he was — as usual — correct. Just because McCain suffered during the Vietnam War, something I will always honor, that doesn’t make him a great or even a good man. He was a panderer to Democrats throughout his political career and, at the end, when he could have exited gracefully, instead he was a selfish, petty little man who was willing to undermine the American electoral process and then, when that failed him, to abandon the American people to the cruel mercies of Obama care. The fact that his chubby, not-so-bright little daughter has his dead back doesn’t make his behavior any better and she shouldn’t have the last word. As I said, I could say that, but it’s a paragraph, and a paragraph doesn’t make a post. [Read more…]