“The same people who want to take health care away from poor people so that rich people can get a massive tax cut do not seem well-suited for the role of “adults in the room.” Trump is noxious. So are his followers.”
To say that Trump will “take health care away from poor people so that rich people can get a massive tax cut” is a vast over-simplification of two separate and complex problems Trump inherited from the Obama administration:
- A compulsory Health insurance scheme that forced the poor to pay more than they could afford for health care they couldn’t access because they still couldn’t afford the gap fees. The Republican model is not much better, but it is not compulsory, and it is cheaper, because it doesn’t cover those things the poor couldn’t access anyway.
- Excessive company and personal income tax rates incentivising companies and wealthy individuals to move offshore to lower taxed nations. The USA may well receive more tax by lowering tax rates and bringing businesses back home.
Democrats think in simplistic slogans, and if the slogan makes them feel they are on the right side, they’ll repeat it endlessly without ever thinking the issues through and questioning the slogans being fed to them by the DNC elite.
It is a bit rich to claim the role of the “adults in the room,” then follow up with childish name-calling like “Trump is noxious. So are his followers.”
That is right up there with “You’re another!”
Trump and the republicans won all three levels of Government: that suggests that insulting the voters by talking down to them, calling them “noxious” or “a basket of deplorables”, has not been a successful strategy for the Democrats. You might want to consider being an actual adult in the room, by considering the faults in Democrat policies, and looking for the good in Republican policies. You will find that neither party has a monopoly on goodness or intelligence, and working together for the American people will pay off a lot better than sullen resistance to everything your legally elected Government is trying to achieve.
I think that breaking your habit of regurgitating slogans and calling hate-words at your opponents is going to be really hard to do: you’ve been doing it for so long. Just try to go a month without using any of the following hate labels: Misogynist, Sexist, Racist, White Supremacist, Nazi, Fascist, Homophobe and Denier. I bet you can’t last a week without using at least one of them.