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To the Editor of Litchfield.bz:
 
Donald Trump certainly is a recalcitrant scumbag. And that’s putting it mildly. So why single out his disgraceful conduct toward and disgusting treatment of women? There’s so much more that makes him a blight on America and a blot on humanity. Like the way he has betrayed all the poor benighted suckers who believed—and still believe—this shady businessman and shameless liar. (And brilliant politician.)  Not to mention the less gullible voters who nevertheless couldn’t vote for the equally reprehensible Hillary Clinton, of course.
 
Blame the Democrats for President Trump.
 
And why stop with Trump? The Republican majorities in both whorehouses of Congress are just as scummy as the president, if not as flagrant about it.
 
And should Trump be removed from office in any way, the line of presidential succession doesn’t offer much hope. After Vice President Mike Pence come House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate President Pro Tempore Orrin Hatch, themselves no prizes. Then Trump’s hand-picked cabinet stooges in a specified order.
 
The only hope for the country is to ease Democrats back into power, despite all their own faults, and thereafter make sure that at least one house of Congress is controlled by a party other than any president’s . . .
 
Yours faithfully,
Paul Mordecai Rosenberg
Litchfield
 
 
 To the Editor:

It is truly remarkable that United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley, right within President Trump's own administration, is quoted on page one of the New York Times this week as saying, ''women who have accused President Trump of sexual misconduct ''should be heard.''

I quote the article by Michael D. Shear and Emily Cochrane.

''Nikki R. Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, said on Sunday that women who have accused President Trump of sexual misconduct "should be heard," a surprising break from the administration's longstanding assertion that the allegations are false and that voters rightly dismissed them when they elected Mr. Trump.''

''Ms. Haley, a former governor and one of the highest-ranking women in Mr. Trump's administration, refocused attention on the allegations against the president by insisting that his accusers should be treated no differently than the scores of women who have come forward in recent weeks with stories of sexual harassment and misconduct against other men.''

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/10/us/politics/nikki-haley-trump-women-sexual-misconduct.html?ref=todayspaper

This story shows what an international disgrace Trump has been. Most recently, despite his own experience with at least one dozen accusations by women of his sexual abuse toward them, nothing has been done by the government to resolve this criminality. It is a world-wide disgrace.

And People Politics News reports, ''as Trump celebrated the firing --of NBC newsman Matt Lauer - and simultaneously attempted to pivot the conversation to 'fake news' - critics pointed out on twitter his hypocrisy and Trump's own accusers awaited justice on at least 12 separate accusations against the president.''

Again People quotes the president as saying, ''"Wow, Matt Lauer was just fired from NBC for 'inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace,' " Trump then tweeted; "but when will the top executives at NBC & Comcast be fired for putting out so much fake news....Check out Andy Lack's past!"

Http://people.com/politics/donald-trump-sexual-assault-accusers-want-justice/  continued