Monday, February 29, 2016
Donald Trump's Sewer Politics
Cal Thomas is spot-on in his column this week, including his praise of Pastor Max Lucado for calling out Trump and his challenge to the evangelical church.
"I was going to write about how the Republican presidential campaign has become gutter politics, but given Donald Trump’s horrid statements, the gutter would be a step up, because things have descended into the sewer.
Never in modern times has there been a presidential candidate who has hurled more personal insults and hurtful accusations at his fellow candidates and others who disagree with him. It should embarrass a normal person, but Mr. Trump appears beyond embarrassment.
He criticizes Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, for dropping the F-bomb when he did the same thing during the New Hampshire primary campaign. He attacks Marco Rubio for repeating himself when Mr. Trump repeats himself repeatedly. He has criticized the personal appearance of Carly Fiorina, Rosie O’Donnell and Arianna Huffington, among others, when he isn’t much to look at. He tosses out words like “loser” and during the Houston debate responded to a question from radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt by saying no one listens to his program and his ratings are lousy."
Read the entire article here.