All ye Oak Park and River Forest Democrats, REPENT!

Never-Trump Republicans too. Please. Do the right thing.

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By Jim Bowman


Enough of this blather from the leftist, I might add mean-spirited, Clinton camp. All you Democrats (and fence-sitting Republicans), please see past the dredging up of breathless, questionable accounts which are even now being debunked or at least questioned -- here, for instance.


Bombarded by newspaper and TV lemmings coast to coast, you probably believe it all. This Yale professor does not disbelieve it. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, he admits that "in his Mr. Nauseating video of last weekend," Trump comes across as "an infantile vulgarian."


Why vote for him anyhow? Because the alternative, Mrs. C. "has nothing on Mr. Trump when it comes to character." [italics added] It's like this:


She lies ("Wipe? Like with a cloth?"—cute and charming Mrs. C.) the way basketball stars shoot baskets—constantly, nonstop, because it's the one thing she is best at and (naturally) it gives her pleasure to hear herself lie—swish!—right onto the evening news.


You must know that I endorse that characterization, in fact cried out "Bingo" when I saw it.


He adds -- this is David Gelernter, by the way, professor of computer science at Old Eli:


And her specialist talent of all is the verbal kick in the groin of a Secret Service man or state trooper who has the nerve to talk to her as if she were merely human. She is no mere rock star; she is Hillary the Queen. She is so big, and you are so small, she can barely even see you from up there. What are you? A macromolecule?"


Wherefore, Professor Gelernter will "vote for Mr. Trump—grimly," because there is "no shadow of a responsible alternative."


Trump's candidacy, you see, "is a message from the voters. He is the empty gin bottle they have chosen to toss through the window." They "hear what the leaders and pundits don't: the profound contempt for America and Americans that Mrs. Clinton and President Obama share and their frightening lack of emotional connection to this nation and its people."




President Obama? He's a hero to so many of you, but not, alas, to Professor G., who finds him "arch, patronizing, so magnificently weary of having to explain it all, again and again, to the dummies surrounding him." Cocky-locky, I called him, eight years ago.


Mrs. C.? She


has told us proudly how thoroughly she prepared for the first debate and has prepared to be president. For her, it is all a matter of learning your lines. Her whole life has been memorized in advance. Mr. Obama is at least sincere. Mrs. Clinton is as phony as a three-dollar bill, as a Clinton Global Initiative.


Mr. Obama as president? He


has governed like a third-rate tyrant. He's been a stern baby sitter to an American public that is increasingly getting on his nerves. ObamaCare and the Iran treaty are his big achievements. That the public has always disliked them, and hates them worse as it knows them better, strikes him as so unspeakably irrelevant; he doesn't know whether to laugh or cry. Do you ask 6-year-olds if they like going to school? Luckily, a few grown-ups have been set over the public to keep it in line.


Enough of the word for word. The rest is here, via Real Clear Politics and Google. For my part, it's an excellent answer to Ken Trainor's fourth question of some weeks back, beginning with a grimly accurate assessment of how bad things are and how repulsive is another Clinton Family presidency.


To which I add my own preference for The Donald as a bigger skunk than Hillary. I knew he'd go after her. It was the only way. She and her friends deserve nothing less.

Email: Twitter: @BlitheSp

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