Wednesday, November 30, 2016

One should not grovel before tyrants- or tyrant wannabes

I should clearly state for the benefit of any Trump supporters who see this that this "apology" to Donald Trump from Mitt Romney is satirical. But I have to add that I have, indeed, lost a great deal of respect for Mitt as a result of his heinie kissing this past week.

Mitt could have run as an independent like Evan McMullin finally did. The polls even showed that he could have won. He had nothing to lose; his political career was over. In fact, he courageously spoke out just why Donald Trump is unfit to be president. But when he could have made a difference, he backed off. And now, he's being vetted to be the Secretary of State for a president whom he rightly scorned as unworthy of the presidency.

To paraphrase Sir Thomas More in Robert Bolt's "A Man for All Seasons," "Mitt, Mitt. It profiteth a man nothing to gain the whole world and lose his own soul. But for the State Department?

Caricature: DonkeyHotey

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