In a flurry of frenetic and at times confusing action, President Trump in his first week of office has signed more than a dozen Executive Orders, taking pen directly to paper in an attempt to jump start the new policies of his administration. One I think has been grossly overlooked; which is surprising because he did in fact run his movement on the promise of such change.
Maybe it’s because in the wishy-washy, broken and amended word environment of a presidential campaign, many perhaps thought it was a directive more implied than stated explicitly; more wish list than any actual doctrine. But now, he’s put pen to paper and those words are producing dreadful action. It’s partisan and presidential-more reaction, in fact than action-politically induced and motivated by populist fear and ignorance. Continue reading