The war widow and the ambulatory sputum

The war widow and the ambulatory sputum

Moron Hitler has been receiving opprobrium for almost two weeks for not acknowledging the deaths of four Special Forces soldiers in Niger. Last night he called the widow of Sgt. LaDavid Johnson. Things went as well as expected.

Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson claimed that Trump told Mrs. Johnson: "He knew what he signed up for." Trump, of course, said this was a total fabrication. But there are witnesses, including Sgt. Johnson's mother. And now the White House has walked back Trump's claims that Rep. Wilson made up the accusation out of whole cloth:

However, an anonymous White House official tells The Sentinel that Trump was simply “misunderstood” when he told Johnson that her late husband “knew what he signed up for” when he joined the Army.

The idea that this pile of bovine excrement would be able to show the slightest shred of empathy for a fallen soldier—especially if that soldier were African-American—is laughable. This is the man who tossed rolls of paper towels to people in Puerto Rico who had no food, water, or electricity. He is quite simply a sociopath, unable to consider any human emotion unless it impacts him directly. Say what you want about George W. Bush, but no reports ever came out of a military family being insulted after receiving a call from him on the death of a loved one. Trump is missing the part in normal humans which allows for empathy, for seeing other people through their eyes. Moreover, he's a really bad sociopath. He can't even fake empathy.

This is why the appellation "Moron Hitler" is apt. Like Hitler, he is completely devoid of warmth for fellow human beings. No one's suffering touches him. He is unfeeling and uncaring. And that is a dangerous type of man to have at command of a superpower's military forces.

This latest episode should dispel any notion that there is another Trump just waiting to burst out. No. This is who he is. The sooner he's dispatched back to Trump Tower, the sooner the world will breathe easier.

 



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