“Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.” That is a quote from a March 1776 letter Abigail Adams wrote to her husband John. I’m not sure that is completely true, but it seems to me that all the world’s current tyrants and wannabe tyrants are male. If you, like the majority of my readers, is an American you can do something about not allowing the membership of the club to grow.
Normally op-ed writers take victory laps. This is closer to a mea culpa. However, I’m convinced there is at least one more act to this play. Yesterday’s article (boy, should I have put a time stamp on that one!) assumed the Wagner Group’s actions would last at least a bit longer. Well, on the surface at least, it didn’t work out that way.
Today I just want to ramble through some thoughts, observations and a quotation. Having lived in the South for over 20 years I feel I have earned the right to occasionally drop a “g” at the end of a word.
The other day I ran into a friend and frequent reader. We hadn’t seen each other in about a year and did a bit of catching up. I confided in him that I was surprised I was still writing about Trump as much as I am. I said, “He just won’t go away.” (The quote might be a bit inaccurate – missing an adjective or two better left out of this article.) Trump is but the American manifestation of the disease which is alive, well and global. Here are a few tidbits in support of my argument.