“American presidents have stepped up in the past. George H. W. Bush renouncing his membership in the NRA. President Clinton after Oklahoma City. George W. Bush going to a mosque after 9/11, President Obama after Charleston. Presidents who led, who oppose, chose to fight for what the best of American character is about. There’s deafening silence now. Sadly, we don’t have that today. Our president has aligned himself with the darkest forces in this nation and it makes winning this battle for the soul of our nation that much tougher, harder. Trump doesn’t understand what Franklin D Roosevelt did. Roosevelt said, the presidency is quote, 'preeminently a place of moral leadership'. You don’t see what JFK did when he said 'only the president represents the national interest'. He’s blind. Lyndon Baines Johnson said of the office when he said, quote, 'nothing makes a man come to grips more directly with his conscience than the presidency.'”

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