Misplaced loyalty
Feb 05, 2018 | 10252 views | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Dear Editor,

Nearly 90 percent of Republicans believe spouses should be loyal to each other. Not surprising that number is shared by most Americans regardless of political affiliation.

Seventy-two percent of Trump supporters maintain he is a role model for their children, even if a call girl was paid $130,000 for her silence.

Tribal hatred is so extreme that moral corruptions that in the past would have ended political careers are excused. Perhaps it is easy to deny facts when they would define the icon in unfavorable light.

As much as the Democrats find the current state of affairs beyond explanation, many excused Bill Clinton form his sexual inappropriateness.

Trump is defining the presidency differently than any of his predecessors. It is questionable whether the Office of the President will ever be what it was.

Yet the very values that have made America what it has been to its citizens and to the world is in jeopardy. When morals, ethics and devotion to marriage can be altered to accommodate political loyalties and facts easily morphed into fake news, can the decline of the nation be far behind?


Ed Horn


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