Are My Emotions Trumping the Truth in the 2016 Presidential Campaign?

One senior citizen examines campaign revelations in light of personal history and the country’s future.

As I sat with the 2016 ballot before me this morning, two childhood figures danced into my thoughts. Chicken Little pumping his toothpick-size legs in a chaotic zigzag shouting, “The sky is falling! The sky is falling!”, and that adorable Winnie the Pooh’s familiar, “Oh bother,” accompanied by a deep sigh and shake of his furry head. Are my emotions trumping the truth in the 2016 Presidential Campaign?

 

chicken little re Are My Emotions Trumping the Truth in the 2016 Presidential Campaign?

Anyone on the planet with even an ancient transistor radio knows America’s splitting apart over the last minute campaign revelations. One thing is sadly apparent: Emotions trump truth.