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Let’s steady ourselves about the betrayal of the Kurds.

As George Conway said the other day on Stay Tuned with Preet, Trump’s severe personality disorders are what is behind his disastrous foreign policy decisions. He is interested in one thing: himself. His decisions are driven by what is best for Donald.

I have seen some horrific, heart-wrenching videos on Twitter this weekend. They enrage me. I want to lash out at who is responsible.

Erdogan is responsible, the Turkish military is responsible and Trump is responsible.

But I also don’t want to be swept away by a tide of rage and blinding anger.

I am simply resolved: the only way to help the Kurds, the only way for the US to regain its respectability, the only way we can move forward, is to get Trump to step down. I don’t care how this gets done. We can’t let him further destabilize the world because it’s in his best interests.

And NO, dear Republicans, this situation is not that complicated. Erdogan wanted to push back the Kurds and Trump gave him the green light. The rest was very predictable. Experts predicted it the day Trump let it happen. Some things are not that hard to figure out. And ethnic cleansing is always wrong. Like pedophilia is wrong and rape is wrong. You are allowed and encouraged to let your humanity towards others be your guiding principle.

Talk show hosts come and go. But the world goes on and it only takes a little bit of selflessness on all of our parts to keep it from descending into chaos.

We know that what Trump has done is bad and inexcusable. It is not partisan or disloyal to say so. Otherwise, the message Republicans send to the country and the world is that Trump is the best they can do. He is their alpha and omega.

I said this is a message that Republicans are sending. Americans know that he will never represent us.


It’s probably not a good idea to get all your news from one source. As before, check out international news services and papers as well to get a good consensus view of what is going on. And keep your eyes on the prize: defenestrating Trump. The videos will be hard to bear.