Ken Collins: Trump in for the ‘long game’
“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” — Alexander Pope
I will now admit, after all the events that have been occurring the last couple of weeks, that I have erred. As some people may remember, I have, in the past, written an occasional letter to the editor. And the two, editors of the Steamboat Pilot & Today have been kind enough to print them. Most, but not all, have been on a political slant.
I want to now admit that I may have been wrong on most of my critiques of the present administration. I have ranted against the Donald, his policies, his people and what it might be doing to America. I have insinuated that these folks have no idea of how their plans will be harmful to America, that they are clueless to how things work, and know little of what should be done. In other words, they are really not very smart.
After the latest, oft times unexplainable, “bumblings” that we have witnessed, I have come to a realization. When you consider the number of administration people who have fled, I mean retired, the number who have been fired, the few that have been indicted, the vacancies unfilled and mind-numbing number of lawyers they’ve gone through, it’s easy to see how one might think the way I did. Example: Guiliani? Really?
So I ask forgiveness from those who have disagreed with and lambasted me over the last few letters. I now see the administration’s strategy and have to admit their grand scheme is to the long game. Considering all they have done and even tried to do, I have come to this conclusion. They are all “nut cases” and will, in the end, plead the insanity defense. Will time bear me out?
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