AN ANONYMOUS CONTRIBUTION
I have no idea who wrote this about President Trump’s lack of decorum, dignity, and statesmanship. It came to me via the internet through a friend. It is presented here slightly edited and shortened:
Friends often ask me if I’m not bothered by Donald Trump’s lack of decorum. They ask if I don’t think his tweets are “beneath the dignity of the office.”
We on the right have tried dignity. There could not have been a man of more quiet dignity than George W. Bush as he suffered the outrageous lies and politically motivated hatreds that undermined his presidency.
We tried statesmanship. Could there be another human being on this earth who so desperately prized “collegiality” as John McCain?
We tried propriety – has there been a nicer human being ever than Mitt Romney?
And the results were always the same. This is because,