When Robert Mercer, Steve Bannon, and with a little help from Donald Trump, choices for advisers and a cabinet for the incoming administration were made, you might have noticed that not a single man or woman was qualified for their new positions. Most had never worked in government at any level, and many actually opposed the agencies they are expected to lead.
It has been four months and 28 days since Trump was inaugurated, (it only seems like four years). Several of his original advisers have resigned, and when others were asked to replace them, they declined. Qualified men and women refuse to work for Trump, Bannon, Kushner, Priebus, or whoever is running the White House. Why?
The answer is simple; no real Republican politician wants to work for a rich, spoiled man-child who frequently throws temper tantrums. Trump does not want advisers, he wants ‘yes men.’
The Washington post interviewed 27 individuals who turned down jobs in the White House, and the consensus of opinion was that working for Trump could greatly damage their future in politics.
Trump’s failing administration literally has over a thousand vacancies which must be filled. Included in these is the Director of FEMA, and hurricane season is quickly approaching.
To call Trump and his administration incompetent is an enormous understatement.
Of course Sean Spicer, Trump’s number two spin doctor, had to not only exaggerate the situation, he blatantly lied to protect his mentally challenged boss.
“I have people knocking down my door to talk to the presidential personnel office,” said White House press secretary Sean Spicer. “There is a huge demand to join this administration.”
Be honest with yourself; would you choose to work for a man who has fits of rage, doesn’t want your advice, and lacks the ability to focus on discussions and the issues? And then there are his many immoral and unconstitutional proposals; could you sleep at night supporting the worst illegitimate president in history?
As Trump would tweet: “Sad, so sad.”
Please re-post; thank you.
Op-ed by James Turnage
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