The compassion of King Donald

It’s Donald Trump’s budget vs. American lives

By Laura Clawson

Thursday Mar 16, 2017

Former Vice President Joe Biden said “Don’t tell me what you value. Show me your budget and I will tell you what you value,” and the National Republican Congressional Committee actually thought that was worth repeating as an attack on the Obama-Biden budget back in 2013.


Donald Trump’s budget tells us plenty about what he values—but it tells us even more about what he doesn’t value.

Trump values military hardware. He values a border wall. He doesn’t value people’s lives—feeding people or keeping them warm, doing medical research to prevent and heal diseases, job training or college preparation for disadvantaged youth. He doesn’t value the environment, or parks, or the arts. Trump’s America, the America he is trying to build with this budget, is ignorant, unskilled, sick, hungry, cruel, and violent. It’s bleak and barren and devoid of joy.

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