Recently a CNN host teared up after talking about Donald Trump's racist attack on Congressman Cummings, his district, and Baltimore. Trump words by now should cause no one surprise nor should it affect any sort of emotional response. Consider the source.
No time to cry over Trump 's racist attacks
We cannot give President Trump an inch. We must never cower to him. We must never show him weakness.
What we must do is turn around every racist attack by the president to highlight Trump's deficiencies. He has broken promises that affect mostly the people who voted for him.
I am not sure why Victor Blackwell put on that display on CNN. He has been behind that anchor desk for years. He knows about every Trump racist tweet. He should know that the President's words have no value. Why then elevate them by giving them any reaction. Why tear up?
As I said in an earlier post,
The truth is that Donald Trump's words have no meaning. In fact, given the empty vessel that he is, his attempt is to devoid others of their own substance. Those who react as if his utterances mean anything outside his warped existence give him strength and reverence from his posse. ...
I speak to hundreds of people weakly directly and indirectly. I have not seen this level of distress ever. People feel unsure and insecure. It is the job of the activists to motivate and empower the masses to fight the necessary fight.