Trump’s World of Walls


(Trump’s World of Walls)

From the Democrats of Hemet-San Jacinto

Walls, by definition, are structures built up to enclose, divide, or protect; or, in other words, walls are often structures based on fear. Donald Trump has created many kinds of walls because he lives a fearful life.

One wall Trump values is a wall along the US-Mexican border. Even though asking for asylum is not a crime, Trump is afraid of people from the south and locks them up anyway-even the children. Only a fearful person would do that. Plus, Trump’s border wall doesn’t just keep people out, that same wall also keeps Americans in. How do we remain the “land of the free and home of the brave” while hiding behind the border wall?

A second wall Trump hides behind is his refusal to share his tax information. Audits do not take four to five years, so what is Trump afraid we will learn about his finances? As our public servant (a term George Washington said elected officials are in our American democracy), we the people do have a right to know his financial information. But Trump keeps up a “wall of secrecy” about his tax information. Where does Trump’s money come from, and how does he invest it-any illegal dealings to hide?

Another wall Trump creates to protect just himself is a “wall of deception.” For example, in 2017, Trump assured Carrier Air Conditioner workers in Indianapolis that their jobs would be protected from outsourcing. Yet in 2018, Carrier closed the Indianapolis plant and moved the manufacturing work to Monterrey, Mexico; making Trump’s claim he can keep manufacturing in America misleading and inaccurate. As President in a market economy, Trump does not control the decisions of private companies, no matter how loudly he says he can or will.

The fourth wall Trump has built around himself is a “wall of obstruction” by demanding his administrative staff ignore Congressional subpoenas. Again, what could these staff people share that frightens Trump so much? His “walls of obstruction,” then, seem to be signs of guilt about wrongful behavior.

A more recent wall Trump has built is a “wall of accusations,” as he claims to know more about the coronavirus than the experienced government scientists at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and accused them of exaggerating the situation. Dr. Nancy Messonnier first shared her concerns about the virus spreading in the United States in February. Trump then criticized her publicly and Dr. Messonnier responded by limiting her warnings. Yet Dr. Messonnier’s earlier statements are correct as the virus is spreading-and spreading now without the preparedness of testing kits and vaccines that could have been provided had her warnings been taken seriously by the Trump administration. This is another example of Trump’s walls hurting the American people.

A final wall that Trump has created is a “wall of silence” by maneuvering the United States Senate to not allow witnesses to testify at his impeachment “trial”. That is the act of a scared man, and not the act of the leader of the Free World.

It is clear that Trump has built a world of walls because he has much to hide. Trump lacks both the courage and the ability to be the transparent leader America needs and deserves. We must replace this impeached president with our votes in November and remove all his walls that block truth and justice!

Find your latest news here at the Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle

Search: Trump’s World of Walls


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe to The Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle


More like this

The next Republican debate is in Alabama, the state that gave the GOP a road map to Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidates will debate Wednesday within walking distance of where George Wallace staged his “stand in the schoolhouse door” to oppose the enrollment of Black students at the University of Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement.

Bitcoin has surpassed $41,000 for the first time since April 2022. What’s behind the price surge?

Bitcoin is once again having a moment. On Monday, the world’s largest cryptocurrency soared past $41,000 for the first time in over a year and a half — and marking a 150% rise so far this year.

Trump calls Biden the ‘destroyer’ of democracy despite his own efforts to overturn 2020 election

Former President Donald Trump on Saturday attempted to turn the tables on his likely rival in November, President Joe Biden, arguing that the man whose election victory Trump tried to overturn is “the destroyer of American democracy.”

Harris dashed to Dubai to tackle climate change and war. Each carries high political risks at home

Filling in for President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris flew to the Middle East to tackle a pair of challenges that have flummoxed White Houses for decades: climate change and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Each carries the risk of political blowback going into next year’s presidential elections.