Trump is America’s Fidel Castro

By Guillermo Vidal | Sept. 8, 2020 | Government, Politics, Presidential Election, Leadership, Tyranny, Future of USA

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Confusing years

We are living in unprecedented times where the Executive Branch of our government has and continues to take action in plain violation of the rule of law and our respected traditions. Trump has broken with our allies and cozies up to the world’s most ruthless despots. He leaves our country vulnerable by ignoring well documented evidence that nefarious foreign powers interfered with our elections and are planning to do so again. His treatment of immigrants violates every tenet of human decency.

Similarities between Castro and Trump

There is an uncanny resemblance between Castro and Trump. The fact they are from opposing political ideologies demonstrates the inconsequential place political dogma plays in a tyrant’s handbook. Make no mistake, this is not a battle of ideas, this is a man trying to destroy a country so he can rule over the wreckage. Remember, it was only a few years ago that Trump was a pro-choice Democrat. Evidently, he saw an easier road to power by becoming a Republican.

What makes these two men comparable is their desire for the unequivocal control over all spheres of political, social, economic, and cultural life. Similarly, they also demand godlike worship from the people they govern.

Castro did not dismantle Cuba overnight. It happened with a daily trickle of cancelled programs and trampled norms.

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What Happens Next?

If Trump is reelected, he will feel validated, vindicated, empowered and emboldened. What will he do then to consolidate his power? Trump has previously threatened to jail his political opponents. Will he carry this out?

Author/Speaker/Mentor/Mayor/Immigrant/Engineer/Spiritual Seeker/Teacher. Willing to share my life experiences and lessons. Follow me on www.guillermovidal.me.

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