Donald J. Trump and Election 2020: Let’s not get lost in the details

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he Democrats assert, and there is evidence consistent with the assertion, that the United States of America can do better than Donald J. Trump as President of the United States of America.

If there is one flaw pointed out by the Democrats that stands out, it is the attitude, on part of Trump, that merely because he is not a career politician, that merely because he had been a businessman who thrived by making things up on the fly, and merely because it would take him eons of time to, as they relate to his office, update his knowledge of intricacies of the constitution, that there is not any demand that he come to terms, and comply with boundaries imposed on the Office of President by the Constitution of the United States of America.

Clearly, in so far as it relates to his office, relative to upholding of the Constitution of the United States, Donald J. Trump has a fundamental and dangerous flaw.

then, Democrats field 22 candidates for Office of President of the United States.

The Consensus?

Even now, with the field reduced to about 8 or so candidates, there is not a single candidate who can be deemed to unequivocally tower over Donald J. Trump as candidate for Office of President of the United States. In this respect,

Sanders and Warren are representative of future upheavals, benefits and costs of which remain highly uncertain; Uncertainty as to whatever Donald J. Trump will do next also creates uncertainty about benefits and costs of future upheavals.

Biden is representative of the status quo. Trump it would seem is celebrated by Evangelicals. So then, a tie.

Buttgieg seems representative of niche interests. Trump has rewarded Billionaires and firms. Yet another tie.

Klobuchar? In her defense, Kamala Harris also was ‘too tough’ on minor crimes, and accused of mistreating her staff, so then her deficiencies are not race sensitive. On racial and management issues then, par for the course with Trump and Kamala Harris.

A Recap then. In 2016, Republicans fielded about 10 candidates, 9 of whom were career politicians. It was not the Russians who beat out those 9 career politicians, it was Donald J. Trump who beat them out. So then, Donald Trump, whom is considered a threat to well functioning of Office of President of the United States beat out 9 career Republicans for earning of Office of President of the United States.

Add then 22 career Democrats, who again are unable to distinguish themselves as unequivocally better than Donald J. Trump, and we arrive at 31 career politicians, considered some of the best in their parties, who are unable to distinguish themselves from Donald J. Trump.

The Inference?

The Political Machinery of the United States of America is, rather progressively, and across all available factions, losing capacity for creation of extraordinary statesmen and leaders.

Should this not be of concern?

henever a society progressively loses capacity for creation of extraordinary statesmen and leaders, it always is the case that, simultaneously, the society has stopped incentivizing Character, Purity of Motives, and willingness and effort at fighting for what is right that simultaneously might be unpopular.

No one becomes an extraordinary statesman or leader by never fighting for anything that really is truly meaningful and challenging.

onald J. Trump, and incapacity of the Democratic Party at providing a candidate who unequivocally can be deemed better than Donald J. Trump, ought to induce a moment of reflection in American society.

If the USA does not waste the opportunity that presents itself, the country looks itself in the eye and asks,

“what values exactly are we rewarding in our society?”

and

“is it really possible to create extraordinary statesmen if factionalism is celebrated over willingness to fight for what is right?”

If the USA wastes the opportunity that presents itself for reevaluation of social and political values, the time in the wilderness to come just might be longer than the proverbial 38 years that such a waste cost the ancient nation of the Jews.

Educator and Researcher, Believer in Spirituality, Life is serious business, but we all are pilgrims so I write about important stuff with empathy and ethos

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