How much difference does it make if the president of the United States has been a whore monger for most of his life? In my opinion it would make a world of difference except that with presidents, a thing like whore mongering is perfectly normal. The president of the United States is the person who is the current winner of life’s ongoing dominance and subservience competition. Winning at the dominance and subservience game requires certain personality attributes ordinary people don’t have. One of those is a sense of entitlement as in everything in the world is his. He just has to figure out how to get it.
The President of the United States is the most prolific predator alive at least until an even more prolific predator takes his job. So, yes any president must have a super strong sense of entitlement. Odds of electing a non-whore mongering president are really slim.
In my opinion, this kind of thing makes a lot of difference but there is nothing we can do about it. That kind of behavior is part of the political personality and it takes a political personality to win a national election.
It is a bigger issue that the president’s constituents see him and the office through the prism of fantasy. The fact that Americans trust presidents and have blind respect for the office of president is the serious issue. The fantasy is that the president is filled with a burning desire to do good for the American people. It is a fantasy that a person runs for president out of a deep desire to serve humanity.
Donald Trump is a difficult case. Things like infidelity in marriage and paying women off and even the media trying to get rid of him actually help him. That way no one even notices the really bad things he is doing.
The big three are:
The trade war which serves to create enough inflation to put the burden of the federal debt on to the backs of an unaware population.
Ballooning the federal deficit so as to create new frenzy feedings on federal money, further widening the income gap between the upper 1 percent and the rest of the country.
Funding more stock buybacks by reducing the corporate tax rate while knowing that is what it will be used for.
These three items get no mention in the press. The public is not interested. Together these three things may very well do more harm to the country than anything a preceding president has ever done.
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