” Among all of the fallout from Donald Trump’s moral equivalency rant Tuesday that revealed him to be a white supremacist sympathizer is the realization that as of 12 PM ET the following day, not one single person working in his White House had resigned. Perhaps when you’ve signed up to give your life, for this country, when you’ve really pondered what it meant for all those men to rush the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, to near certain death, when you spend five years in a tiny cell fighting for an additional breath of freedom—the promise of that freedom for each American is precious enough to take a stand against evil even when it comes from within your own ranks. Unless they leave, they’re all complicit in his mainstreaming of hateful ideologies that for centuries, have lynched, and murdered with impunity in this country and abroad have systematically sought to completely entirely eliminate altogether entire ethnicities.
Anyone who empowers him to drag the country down that path is enabling the causes of racism, and bigotry to envelop a republic that was founded on the immortal promise that “All men are originally created equal.” We have been working to hone and perfect the meaning of that phrase for more than two centuries but we’re suddenly perilously close to betraying the spirit those words breathed into the continuous evolution of our country. We have been struggling with issues of racism and white supremacy since the very founding of our nation but never in modern times has our country been led by someone with such moral depravity that they would defend the actions of a hate-filled group of marchers who arrived looking to crack skulls, and ultimately murdered an innocent woman. Republican lawmakers haven’t, yet found the backbone to stand up, for their country following a political brief moment that has rattled the nation, and threatens to push us toward more violence….Read The Full Article Here”
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