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We've got four more years of this... [sigh]
'They' are yakking & planning on eight, not just a mere four.
Well sure, every President issues positive statements hoping that they'll have eight years on the throne, um, sitting in the Oval Office, time will tell what happens with Trump. He's not off to a good start with a lot of the American people. It's gonna be a bumpy road for a lot of people.
I'm still willing to give the guy a chance, trying to stay above the fray so to speak, but can't resist passing this on.
Oh boy. What will they dig up next? [LOL]
I have mixed feelings about Mr. Trump as President, that said, I am hoping that Mr. Trump keeps ALL politicians on their collective toes. I am sick of politicians and their personal agendas. I suspect that's a sentiment that a lot of Americans have and it's the reason Mr. Trump is in the White House. All we can do is hope that politics won't divide the country too badly, and if we see positive results from Mr. Trump's administration early on, then perhaps there will be some healing that we need badly in our country. People voted for a candidate that wasn't a politician. Voters took a gamble on a businessman in the White House. Let's hope it pays off.
I have abhorred those 'uproar' transactional personalities (common to dysfunctional families, etc) as those dynamics are destructive waste-lands; so, Trump and the like-mindeds swept in with his mob are threats for me to avoid or dis-arm.
On the other hand (OTOH):
Addresses a definite correctable lack.
As fact checkers proliferate, where are the policy checkers?
By William Berkson; FEBRUARY 2, 2017
THE FAILURES OF THE PRESS in the 2016 election have by now become familiar: an over-emphasis on personality and politics, a lack of detailed coverage of policy, a focus on the controversial and provocative.
These failures were, I believe, fundamentally not the result of any lack of ability or courage on the part of journalists, or even commercial pressures on news organizations. They were rather caused by the lack of a clear and strong model for drawing fair and objective conclusions about the candidates’ policies. Lacking a strong model, journalists desiring to be fair instead fell back on a misguided ideal of “balance,” a confused notion that misled them time after time.