This week editorial boards across the United States reacted to President Trump’s attack on NFL football players and criticized his delayed and insufficient response to the devastation in Puerto Rico. While millions of American suffer from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Trump instead decided to use his time to attack the First Amendment and propose a huge tax cut for himself and the very rich.
Here’s what Americans read in their local newspapers this week:
Chicago Tribune: Trump’s Fumbling Grasp Of Democracy
Trump’s playbook is no secret. He was in Alabama addressing political supporters, so he talked about football and race. In doing so, he again failed a basic test of moral leadership, which requires that a president work toward bridging differences and healing wounds, not pandering to division.
As we’ve all read and heard, Trump said after the Charlottesville riots, which involved white supremacists and […]Read more after the jump.