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Is He Playing His Last Card?

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One thing can be said about President Donald Trump for sure: He is not stupid. Throughout his entire life he has been playing his opponents like a fiddle.

What has the string of debtors left unpaid ever been able to do to his reputation? He is so adept at cheating that he has even been able to infect his public political campaign with the same virus: unpaid bills. Unbelievably, many cities are still waiting to collect unpaid bills left behind by his campaign rallies.

Gosh. Wasn't he even able to get elected to the Office of President of the United States-as a totally unprepared, non-politician to boot? This is still the most powerful public position on earth.

There are many unanswered questions about his life and his actions.

It is puzzling why so many lies in so few years.

This conundrum might eventually be resolved by the discovery that he had to cover the perjury-a Federal crime-he committed when he took the oath of office. He swore to defend and protect the Constitution of the United States, while knowing that, calling upon Russia to deliver "all those emails," he had betrayed the Constitution and the interests of the American people.

Why can he not show any empathy? Ever.

Why does he have such pity for himself?

Why does he not want to disclose his tax returns?

Why do followers believe in his promises, when he has not delivered benefits for them, but only for himself, his relatives, and his friends? And the Federal deficit has exploded.

Why his decision to go to Tulsa?

Under intense pressure, he has uncharacteristically postponed the date, but why does he still insist on the place?

He might be ignorant. But his aides certainly are not. And he has many aides, he is not running the country alone.

When we blame him for his decisions, we might remember that he is surrounded by experts and supporters by legions who are benefiting from the "executive decisions" he takes.

At least one of his aides must have recited for him the history of Tulsa. Tulsa? This is site of the Tulsa Massacre, the site of one of the worst incidents of racial violence in U.S. history. Hundreds of African Americans were killed and thousands were left homeless. Why? Why this mayhem? All was fueled by a characteristic accusation, later ascertained in a court of law to be a lie, of a black teenager sexually assaulting a white woman.

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