By Tami Warren
President Plutocrat is disconnected and disengaged from the American People. Republicans are clearly out of touch, which is no surprise considering the billionaire background of Trump’s gilded cabinet, whom overwhelmingly represent the desires of the white and wealthy.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, advised people to simply get a loan, seemingly confused as to why government employees would need to use food banks, as a result of not being paid. Wilbur apparently has no idea of the bank loan process for regular folks, which includes credit score review and application approval.
The wealth gap is vast and growing in America, the current government shutdown has placed a spotlight on this crisis, which has been ignored far too long. Approximately 80% of people live paycheck to paycheck, yet those in power are disillusioned, unable to relate nor understand what it means to work, earn, and pay bills.
Trump has no clue what the state of the union is – he stumbles forward, epitomizing the apathetic pride that comes with inherit privilege, as his concern with ego over ethics remains on full display. America literally cannot afford President Plutocrat’s petty pride. Working people of all hues plan on a paycheck not a portfolio.
“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.”