Trump’s Model First Press Conference

Donald Trump is taking office amidst a barrage of disparagement and hostility. So-called “Trump Derangement Syndrome” actually underestimates the nature of this hostility by putting a somewhat tongue-in-cheek psychiatric label on the rage and irrational break with reality that said “syndrome” actually is. This syndrome is demented and demonic as it rages in Hollywood, various press venues, and on the streets. One cannot help but recall the reaction of the Southern states when Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860. Within a month after Lincoln was sworn in, the Southern states began seceding and early in his first term, Fort Sumter was fired upon from Charleston, SC harbor. Despite this acute anti-Trump sentiment, at his first press conference since his election, Trump greeted the vehement opposition with a presentation that was rational and forthright.   It was very important that the president-elect address the issue of the relevance of the...(Read Full Article)