A look at rural poverty and its impact on the election. After reading this, I can only hope Trump can bring jobs back to these suffering communities.
Over the summer, my little sister had a soccer tournament at Bloomsburg University, located in central Pennsylvania. The drive there was about three hours and many of the towns we drove through shocked me. The conditions of these towns were terrible. Houses were falling apart. Bars and restaurants were boarded up. Scrap metal was thrown across front lawns. White, plastic lawn chairs were out on the drooping front porches. There were no malls. No outlets. Most of these small towns did not have a Walmart, only a dollar store and a few run down thrift stores. In almost every town, there was an abandoned factory.
My father, who was driving the car, turned to me and pointed out a Trump sign stuck in a front yard, surrounded by weeds and dead grass. “This is Trump country, Tori,” He said. “These people are desperate, trapped for life in these small towns…
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DVC’S definition of TRUMPISM: THE ABILITY TO MAKE PEOPLE FORGET YOU’RE HAVING A BAD HAIR DAY.
But is he a narcissist? I can’t say for sure, since I don’t watch much TV and never saw his reality show. But here’s the official definition from the Mayo Clinic: Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental disorder in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for admiration and a lack of empathy for others. He obviously has the narcissist’s ability to charm people to his way of thinking. So I’m going to throw it out there for discussion: Is Donald Trump a narcissist? And what if it comes down to him or Hillary for President? Two narcissists duking it out, perhaps?
Let me know what YOU think. ~ DVC.