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Tue Oct 1, 2019, 07:35 AM Oct 2019

James Madison warned us that Trump is dangerously un-American

James Madison warned us that somebody as reckless as Donald Trump might come along.

Twice in recent days, Trump has called for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) to be hauled in for treason, which is punishable by death. Schiff’s crime? At a hearing last week, the Intelligence Committee chairman read a parody of Trump’s now-infamous telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

The humor, unsurprisingly, was lost on someone with an exaggerated sense of victimhood and an ego made of eggshells. Trump rage-tweeted Sunday that Schiff’s “lies were made in perhaps the most blatant and sinister manner ever seen in the great Chamber. He wrote down and read terrible things, then said it was from the mouth of the President of the United States. I want Schiff questioned at the highest level for Fraud & Treason..... .” On Monday morning, Trump upped that outrageous demand by suggesting that Schiff actually be arrested for treason.

It has become so easy to dismiss such comments as hyperbole and bluster — just Trump being Trump — that we risk losing sight of how dangerous, how fundamentally un-American they are.


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James Madison warned us that Trump is dangerously un-American (Original Post) Zorro Oct 2019 OP
Trump, with his sick personality Turbineguy Oct 2019 #1


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1. Trump, with his sick personality
Tue Oct 1, 2019, 07:38 AM
Oct 2019

is going to want to make Christ's Crucifixion look like a picnic where it rained by comparison.

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