Let’s Boycott The Political Insanity That Is Donald Trump
by Selam Aster
Politics can be hard to stomach, especially when it comes to the stupidity of the Tea Party and to the dumb antics employed by media-obsessed egoists like Donald Trump who have nothing better to do than to criticize a hard-working President while he’s dedicating himself to reality TV and making sure he stays relevant as a celebrity.
Recently, Trump has tried to drum up skepticism about President Obama’s status as a natural born citizen, requesting that he show America his birth certificate. After Whoopi Goldberg on the View lambasted Trump’s accusations, Trump went on to provide Newsmax.com with his own birth certificate to demonstrate the ease of doing so. Later, Politico.com exposed the birth certificate to be fake. Do you think that expose of his foolery did anything to slow Trump down? Oh no.
Trump is continuing on his empty tirade in order to galvanize support for his presidential bid for 2012. This is clearly a tactic based on the blueprint created by Sarah Palin, which outlines how to appeal widely to uninformed masses by promoting ignorance and paranoia. And it seems to be working, unfortunately. CBS news is reporting that Trump is making significant “headway” among Republican voters.
It’s a free country and Trump can do or say whatever he wants but why does Black America have to support him while he attacks not only our President but also attacks common sense and decency? We can’t stand by and watch as a potential appointed leader forges ahead and moves forward via baseless accusations and selfish motivation.
Here’s how you can NOT show your support for Trump and support the movement to restore sanity in politics : steer clear of supporting all of his businesses. Here’s how: