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Trump’s oath unethical

Let Donald Trump trumpet all he wants, but he doesn’t need to be president to do it. At the West Palm Beach rally just 11 days before the Florida primary, he demanded that those assembled take a public oath requesting them to stand and repeat after him that no matter the conditions, weather or otherwise, they bind themselves to go to the polls and vote for him.

This unethical approach was both unscrupulous and insidious, a hint of how he would rule “his” people were he to become president. In this case, we would no longer be “we, the people,” but puppets used as fodder for his foolishness, prompted by an enormous ego gone out of control. Lord, preserve us.

Sister Madonna Buder


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