Trump is not on;y the Liar-in-Chief. He is the laziest Liar-in-Chief in the recent history of the United States. Taking 111 days of vacation in your first year on the job says a great deal, none of it good.
Another interesting fact is that it looks like all the GOP guys enjoyed their vacations, averaging almost double that of their Democratic counterparts. They take the P in “Grand Old PARTY seriously.
I have spent over 35 years working with, and walking along side, the poor and hungry. I have seen some poor here in our country who expect help and who have been taught by our welfare system that they deserve whatever they can get. But these are a minority.
I have seen far more who struggle to climb out of poverty. This is especially true in other countries. Nothing is more heartbreaking than to watch a mother holding on to an infant dying of hunger. There is a pain in her eyes that time cannot erase.
The tragedy is compounded by knowing she has done everything in her power to keep that child alive. The poor are not lazy, not in my experience. In reality, they will do anything possible to escape the deadly trap of poverty, and that includes working far harder and longer than most of us do.