Latest posts by David Mark Greaves (see all)
- View From Here:We Will Not Go Back - February 16, 2017
- View From Here: Frightening Time in America, Again - February 2, 2017
- View From Here:Challenge Trump - January 20, 2017
By David Mark Greaves
I don’t know that we’ve ever seen opposite sides of humanity more clearly than the juxtaposition of U.S. Olympian gymnast Simone Biles with her teammates Laurie Hernandez, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas and Madison Kocian versus Donald Trump these last few days. After their years of hard work, these young women defy gravity with their ability to dismiss fear, showing the joy and possibilities that the human spirt is capable of, while Trump calls up fear as his ally and uses it to sink the national discourse ever lower. What else is left to say about this person? After suggesting that “Second Amendment people”, afraid that Hillary Clinton will take away their rights, may have a solution, there are no words left to describe the man. We can only look with sadness at what he’s doing to the country. How he’s made it a meaner, more stressful and more dangerous place. There is nothing left to do except count down the days to election and get everyone of voting age into the booths and seeing that everybody back home does the same. Donald Trump has to be wiped clean from the nation and flushed into history.