Uncommon Sense

October 24, 2017

Presidential Qualities, Our Emperor’s New Clothes

Filed under: Politics — Steve Ruis @ 12:04 pm

I heard him stumbling on trying to remember my husband’s name. And that’s what hurt me the most because if my husband is out here fighting for our country, and he risked his life for our country, why can’t you remember his name?” Myeshia Johnson, describing the condolence call she received from President Trump after her husband, Sgt. La David T. Johnson, was killed in Niger.

When I do a telephone interview, I keep a yellow pad in front of me, primarily to take notes, but at the top of the pad in big block letters is the name of my phone contact. It is way too easy to forget someone’s name in the midst of a complex discussion, so I use this simple device, as do many, many other people … but apparently not our POTUS.

He is also unlikely to perceive the pain he causes others, a common symptom of sociopathy.

I wonder if there is a Schmuck Hall of Fame?


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