In words and actions, and in just a short time, Donald Trump's presidency has diminished us as a country. Last week we saw pure, rampaging id. Aggressive, needy, without logic or reason, he continues to rule with ignorance and incoherence, seemingly oblivious to the havoc he causes. Let’s focus on his 3 speeches that epitomize the depths to which the weight belts of this White House have sunk us. The 3rd speech, on July 25, in Ohio, was the one least noticed; you won’t find the text on the official WH website, but it the most cringe-inducing of the 3 addresses, once again hammering at the empty catchphrases that have characterized Trump’s candidacy and presidency:What’s appalling, Mr. President, is that the moves you envision diminish us as a nation, remove all traces of grace and charity, play to the basest instincts and demean the high office you hold.'