Enough is enough

To the Editor,

As time goes by in Trumpworld, it becomes increasingly difficult to pick a scandal to write about, since there are so many choices.

I have decided to lightly cover just a few before getting to the biggest ones.

I could have taken any number of them from the book “Fire and Fury,” but many have been covered and you can always read the book itself, so that is one way of narrowing down any subject matter.

Instead, I will begin with my thoughts on changing the Republican logo from the GOP to the more appropriate and better descriptive logo of the HAP. The GOP supposedly stands for the Grand Old Party. The HAP would stand for the Hypocritical Amnesiac Partnership.

I’ll provide you with only a few examples out of dozens of why this acronym is a better description of today’s Republican Party.

Let’s really stretch our imaginations and say that, for instance, it was President Obama who had been caught having an affair with a porn star and paying for her silence four months after the birth of one of his children. I know, that’s a hell of a stretch.

What do you think would be the GOP response? I believe that they would be screaming bloody murder while considering at least a symbolic public lynching. To believe otherwise would be either severely naive or copiously hypocritical.

See my point?

Enough about that, let’s say that you were given a modest tax cut, but the brackets above yours were given a much more robust tax cut, even on a percentage basis. They also were given relief from an inheritance tax that only affects those who have in excess of $5 million in assets.

It would be ignorant to believe that you were doing anything other than falling behind. A total of 83 percent of Trump’s tax cuts will go to the top 1 percent of earners. Chances are, that’s not you.

Enough about that, let’s talk about how much is enough.

There are 535 members of Congress, 435 representatives and 100 senators. In one of the most bipartisan votes I can recall, 517 of them voted to increase sanctions on Russia for meddling in our elections.

Trump refuses to enforce these sanctions. For what earthly reason would he not? He has been obstructing justice for nearly a year now, well illustrated by his comment to Lester Holt in a televised interview. He was considering that “Russia thing” when he fired James Comey.

If Trump was not guilty of conspiring with Russia, then why would he not be allowing the investigation to proceed without impeding and obstructing it?

Enough, how much money is enough. What does he have to do to show that he has been compromised by Putin, the billionarie ex-KGB agent?

Does he have to stand before America and proclaim that, “Yes, I have been blackmailed by Putin to give him all that I can?

How much is enough?

How obvious is obvious enough?

Bob Atkinson