As an American citizen, the last time I checked my nation was alive and well — not collapsing under the weight of authoritarianism. We have strongest and best economy in the world. Ditto that for the military. We have the strongest system of democratic governance, personal freedom and individual liberty. Yes, we have a president with authoritarian tendencies, but we also have a Constitution founded on democracy which is woven into the fabric of society. We also have elections, which are proactive not reactionary. So before you continue trashing a country you don’t understand, let’s see what happens in the November midterm elections and with the Mueller Russia probe. As civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. said: the moral arc of the universe is long but it bends toward justice. I’m not sure where you live but I can guarantee it’s no where near as democratic as America, despite your biased disdain for the USA. My country certainly has faults and has made mistakes, including the election of Trump. America is not perfect…but it is more perfect than most of the world. I’m not sure about where you live.

Strategic communications consultant advancing social justice and corporate social responsibility | former career spokesman at U.S. EEOC | DC-based, NY-bred

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