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If you are a little along in years, like me, you should know that Donald Trump is not your friend.
This won’t take long. There are only two points, you know all about them already, and they should be totally convincing all by themselves.
The first point is the president’s abysmal, criminally negligent failure to do the job of a president in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. There’s no need to elaborate here; the willful ignorance of the facts, the childish assertions that “it will all go away,” and the baseless claims that we’re beating the world in our handling of the crisis are all too familiar and all too outrageous.
The connection, lest we forget, is that older people are much more likely than others to suffer and die from the virus — but that’s not Boy Donald’s problem, because Boy Donald never grew up.
The second point is Social Security, which Trump has had in his sights for a long time. One way or another, he has continually sought to diminish or destroy our retirement by undermining our pension system [more].