Listening to Trump: Rapt Attention and Zero Enthusiasm
Luis V. Gutierrez
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Omaira: But you knew he was about to drop nukes and billions of people were about to die; how was taking a Muslim to a Trump speech and not clapping too hard going stop that? Dad: It’s called “DC Myopia” Bub. We get so immerse in the party line, we can’t see the big picture. We get to the point we can’t see, let alone solve problems - no matter how apocalyptic they may be. Omaira: You know, Mum and Jessica might have still been here if the Democrats had joined and assisted the Resistance? Dad (with tears in his eyes): I know Bub, I know. Politics is totally blinding… but hindsight is 20/20. You have to understand that when we are politicians, we can only see this, only after its way too late.

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