„…a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.“ With due respect to William Shakespeare, this phrase, as of this moment, is perhaps best suited to describing the presidency of Donald J Trump.

trump-ccTrump, for all of his bluster, has accomplished little more than frightening transgender teens by taking away protections that the Obama administration put into place for them and confirming patently unqualified individuals (Scott Pruitt for the Environmental Protection Agency, Rick Perry for the Department of Energy, Betsy Devos for the Department of Education and Ben Carson for Department of Housing and Urban Development immediately come to mind) to his Cabinet. Let’s examine his three major policies:While White House aide Stephen Miller has claimed, „We have a president who has done more in three weeks than most presidents have done in an entire administration.” Nothing could be further from the truth.

Fail 1: The travel ban

Trump’s most notable and highly-publicised executive action: the travel ban. It has been delayed — indefinitely — after a three-judge panel said the ban did not advance national security and the administration had provided no proof that any of the individuals from the seven countries banned had committed any acts of terror in the United States.

Perhaps the judges were also ticked off at the president referring to one of their colleagues as a so-called judge. Here’s a tip — don’t p*ss off the jurists — they’re the ones who decide what the law says and means. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »