Saturday, February 13, 2016

Dear Republicans: Dump Trump

By Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 3.0, 

This ranting blogpost channels the mindset of the sane majority of Republicans who don't support Trump. Dear America, Stop it!

It’s NOT okay for you to risk the future of my children and grandchildren just because you think it’s funny to have an angry game show host who sends out mean tweets leading the pack.

I often think that the Donald Trump phenomenon is the brainchild of a Homer Simpson fantasy on the ideal presidential candidate. It's time to stop treating the race for president as a Reality TV show. Presidents are not elected to tell world leaders to go f*** themselves. I know that's a great fantasy, but the world doesn't operate like that, and it could be to America's disinterest to elect somebody who doesn't understand that principle off the bat.

And my fellow Social Media users, I would like to encourage you to use the #DumpTrump hashtag to encourage Americans to avoid supporting him. Sanity has to prevail in thie