Oh, golly. The North Dakota farmers who voted for Trump now pay the price because of his tariff policies. What more pluperfect example could there be of that old saying, “whatsoever a man soweth, that also shall he reap.”
The real victims of this Trumpian world are the rest of us whose taxes are going to fund the welfare payments to these farmers who are suffering because of their own stupidity. Meanwhile, the North Dakota Republicans join this colleagues in telling urban workers thrown out of their jobs due to automation and robots to stop their whining and accommodate to the new world order by going out and paying to get a college education or to acquire advanced technical skills. No federal welfare!
Republican hypocrisy is in full throttle in every dimension of our lives. Next thing you know, Trump will uphold our values by inviting Kanye West to the Oval Office to deliver a profanity-laced diatribe of total incoherence. And those hick North Dakota farmers will say, “right on, Mr. President!”
Oops. That was obviously out of my worst nightmare. Could never happen.