Letter to the Editor: Get over it? I don’t think so

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OPINION — In answer to the Letter to the Editor published May 12, 2017, asking us to, “Get over it.”

I can’t “get over it.” I don’t want to “get over it.” Getting over it means I’ve accepted an unhinged man who is a danger to our country and to democracy as my president.

I believe most Democrats and other anti Trump citizens would have accepted a Republican president who was not an egotistical, misogynistic, demagogue. People are not protesting a Republican president – they are protesting Donald Trump.

The citizens of this country have elected the most inept leader in the history of the free world. He does not have the finesse to deal with world leaders or the ability to address the myriad of problems this country and the world are facing.

I’m embarrassed that we have a president who has such a poor command of language that he talks and tweets like a grade school bully. I am a Democrat, but I sent a donation to John Kasich hoping he would be the Republican nominee. I won’t “get over it” until Donald Trump is out of office.

Written by Sandra Vavrek, St. George, Utah

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  • mmsandie May 25, 2017 at 8:49 am

    You are correct, his language skills leave a lot to be desired..but when I read his new word for terrorists, not to say Muslims, or Middle East but they are LOSERS.i thought a loser was one who did something and didn,t win,,, but if they accomplished what they wanted to do they can,t be called losers..

  • Utahguns May 25, 2017 at 9:04 am

    Well now Sandra you get to experience what the rest of us have felt over the last eight years of a presidency that was chock full of incompetence, no respect for the Constitution, the number of Americans on welfare hitting record highs, taxpayers losing 25 billion dollars on Obama’s bailout of General Motors and Chrysler.
    Furthermore, Obama’s administration gave guns to Mexican cartels that were used to murder hundreds of Mexicans and border agent Brian Terry and Obama’s campaign contributors at Solyndra were handed 535 million dollars of taxpayer money that the Obama Administration knew they would never be able to pay back.
    Lastly, but hardly last on the huge list of Obama failures, Obama undermined the credibility of America’s peace keepers, police and military.
    “Getting over it” also means you’ll have to accept the fact that Obama will go down in history as Americas worst ever president.

    You may try Rubiks cubes for therapy.

    • Chris May 25, 2017 at 10:03 am

      You are not very good on getting your facts straight. The bailout of GM and Chrysler occurred during the Bush administration as part of the TARP in December of 2008.

      • comments May 25, 2017 at 10:48 am

        “Utah guns” has a short memory (like a goldfish) as with a lot of hard-right wingnuts. His brain isn’t capable of remembering any history that occurred before Obama. His mind selectively blocks out anything that occurred under the Bush II regime. So utahguns, The bush II admin brought the economy to near total collapse; explain to us how this was obama’s fault…

        • Utahguns May 25, 2017 at 11:18 am

          Don’t you just love those that take personal shots at others behind their keyboard.

          Must be pretty pathetic when you’re replacing your spine with a mouse.

          • comments May 25, 2017 at 1:11 pm

            in other words what I said above is 100% spot-on.

          • Icomments2 May 25, 2017 at 9:50 pm

            Yes the snowflakes and crybabies can’t handle losing so they have to come at people with whatever they can come with especially when it sounds irrational!!! Thank god Obama is gone, but its to bad he let in all the refugees he did before leaving!!! I hope all the women like wearing a losers head scarfs!!! I know I won’t thats why I’m so glad Hillary didnt make it!!! Plus she’s just a down right lying murderous [email protected]$!!! Oops did I say that!!! Wake up Trump is your president so yea GET OVER IT you grown @$$ babies!!!

          • Icomments2 May 25, 2017 at 9:55 pm

            Comments nothing you ever say is remotely close to .01% spot on!!! You only know how to blame cell phones for any mishaps in this town or anywhere for that matter!!! You need to go crawl in your safe space? and shut up for awhile!!! You are so redundant!!! ??????

      • 42214 May 25, 2017 at 6:35 pm

        New facts for you to get straight Cris. Liberal news outlets reporting the Obama administration repeatedly and systematically abused FISA court warrants and spied on American citizens with total disregard of the 4th ammendment. I don’t think Trump has had a chance to do that yet, more than likely Trump was a victim of Barry’s practices and abuse of power.

    • LocalTourist May 25, 2017 at 10:32 am

      I think you have it backwards– the current resident in the White House will go down as the worst. He had the worst approval rating of any newly-elected president and it just keeps falling. The best thing about Trump is the comic relief, since Alec Baldwin has his impersonation of the Giant Cheeto down cold.
      And since your name has guns in it, lets talk guns and the Constitution: how many of your guns did you lose under Obama? Yeah, same here….zero. Funny thing, those pesky facts.
      Since you want to take a trip down memory lane, lets look at some of Bush’s failed programs:
      Failed Social Security reform–https://www.brookings.edu/research/why-the-2005-social-security-initiative-failed-and-what-it-means-for-the-future/
      Failure of Bush Tax Cuts– (so lets do them again under tRump)–http://www.slate.com/articles/business/moneybox/2011/06/happy_10th_birthday_bush_tax_cuts.html
      Failure of Solyndra (yes, it was Bush, not Obama)–https://thinkprogress.org/exclusive-timeline-bush-administration-advanced-solyndra-loan-guarantee-for-two-years-media-blow-the-8d84461033cd
      So now you’ll whine about Obama and you expect us to “let it go” when it comes to Trump. He’s colluded with Russia, he’s tried to obstruct an FBI investigation, hired Flynn after being advised not to because he was dirty,
      As for Obama, we didn’t start the bailouts. Bush put his signature on the first ones. And since no one complained about those, he continued the program…only to have every Republican on the planet come apart. Obama took the economy from one of the lowest points in history and brought it back. Trump inherited an economy that was robust. As for the money we lost on the automaker’s bailout? GM paid their loan back in record time, and ten years early.
      You need to see your doctor, because its obvious your meds are working.

    • theone May 25, 2017 at 10:41 am

      WOW! You are quite the imbecile when it comes to factual finger pointing. Every one of your claims all happened under Bush. What planet are you living on? This is the constant form of delusion the right keeps eluding to because they can’t find any actual fact based incompetence during the Obama administration. You conservatives are supporting delusional conspiracy minded politicians all the way from local to federal levels. Your blame game is obviously not working anymore, the civilized world is coming to shut you down.

  • 42214 May 25, 2017 at 9:09 am

    Every day Trump is President is one less day Hillary would have. That’s a good thing. The bad thing is Hillary isn’t in jail, yet. That’s what I can’t get over.

    • LocalTourist May 25, 2017 at 10:34 am

      I think the reason Trump hasnt had Clinton prosecuted is because he’s too busy trying to keep his cabinet appointees out of prison.
      Priorities, y’know.

    • Icomments2 May 25, 2017 at 9:59 pm

      I totally agree with!!! Hillary, Bill, and Obama need to be arrest and tried and found guilty then hung for treason ASAP!!! No more of this pussy foot in around!!!

  • knobe May 25, 2017 at 11:06 am

    Very well articulated altho , we must realize that most Utah people voted for not only a groper who thought himself a celebrity
    and so was entitled because he Owned beauty pageants so could sexually assault the women ,

    But also an adulterer who cheated on his first wife , got the mistress pregnant so he married her but then she was no longer attractive so he went back to dating women from Easter bloc nations were young women live in poverty and become ‘models / escorts ‘ .

    Utah religious people are total hypocrites who whined about Bill’s affair but are Totally OK with the biggest sleeze & con man Ever as president .
    It was one thing voting for Republicans who just had different economic policies but I lost ALL respect for them when they voted for this bloated pile of dung .

    • comments May 25, 2017 at 1:25 pm

      very well said. Trump is a complete degenerate and sleaze. One of my comments about him exploiting underage East European girls got censored–maybe was too graphic, idk.

  • Proud Rebel May 25, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    Let it go? HELL NO! Don’t just “let it go!”
    I am firmly convinced that the only reason Trump got elected, is that the movers and shakers of BOTH parties need to be stuck in a nut house somewhere. If there had been some even halfway capable candidates​, neither Trump or Clinton would have even been seen as a viable candidate.
    Get over it? How about getting some house cleaning done at the very top of both parties?

  • Utahguns May 25, 2017 at 3:20 pm

    This is how you get the limp wristed panty waists to come out in mass….

    • comments May 26, 2017 at 1:10 pm

      So, basically you and your wingnut friends then?

  • desertgirl May 25, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    You are hysterical and generally typical dumb-dumbed leftist. Now: GET OVER IT I and half the country put up the Marxist, Obama, for eight years as he dragged our country down quicker than a plumber with a plunger. Again: GET OVER IT and GROW UP THINK FOR YOURSELF, stop repeating the brain-washed thinking from the Woodrow Wilson racist progressive politics. I was cured of the liberal disease, there is hope for you, but, you have to make an effort and want to be a decent, responsible human being. Enough whining. Really

    • comments May 26, 2017 at 1:11 pm

      did u give any thought to changing the name to: desertorneryoldwoman?

  • dodgers May 25, 2017 at 9:16 pm

    I think our president Trump has done a very good job thus far. He’s only been in office a little over 4 months and accomplished much, including reversal of many EOs. I also like his SCOTUS pick. He’s not a politician, and that’s a good thing. Washington, on both sides of the aisle, is a swamp and needs a massive purge. MAGA.

  • DontTreadOnMe May 25, 2017 at 11:40 pm

    You know you’re a libertarian when it feels like you’re the only sober one at the party, and no one will let you drive.

    Look, “Democrat” and “Republican” used to mean something to people. You could argue it was a sort of de facto “checks and balance” that kept extremism at bay. Every 8 years recently, we’ve been swinging on a pendulum, and the farther out we get, the more distant we become, and the more those words do not resemble themselves anymore.

    What both major parties seem to have forgotten is what freedom truly means. “Freedom isn’t defined by allowing people to make choices that you like. Freedom is defined by allowing people to make choices you DON’T like.” (I read this somewhere and it really stuck with me, I just don’t know who to credit it with.) This seems to be a foreign concept to the vast majority of Americans.

  • commonsense May 26, 2017 at 6:52 am

    The irony here is Bill Clinton was of much lower moral standards than Donald Trump and yet he was the best Democratic president since FDR. Sandra, do you even know what misogynist means? It’s a woman hater. Trump is very devoted to Melania and Ivanka. He chose multiple women to lead his businesses and now other women are in his cabinet. His campaign manager was a woman.

    I don’t like Trump’s manner of speech either. I am modest and soft spoken by nature but every time I look at how far we fell as a nation under Bush and Obama, I am so grateful to have a great business mind running the biggest corporation in the world.

    • comments May 26, 2017 at 1:14 pm

      When it comes to the donald you are totally delusional, but you included bush in your list of failures, so maybe there is hope for u.

  • Kimi May 26, 2017 at 6:54 am

    Megalomania definition, Psychiatry. a symptom of mental illness marked by delusions of greatness, wealth, etc.

  • Lee Sanders May 26, 2017 at 8:27 am

    Come on folks, everything he has said hasn’t been a lie. Remember when he insisted that the election was rigged?

  • commonsense May 26, 2017 at 6:39 pm

    Tell me how Donald Trump is any worse than LBJ, JFK and Slick Willy? You can’t so why not discuss policy? Just open your IRA statement or look at the dramatic drop in illegal immigrant criminals entering our country. Really the measure of presidential success will be more about public issues and not personality. Get over it!

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