What a Vile Specimen He Is

If you are unable to view the image embedded in the tweet, it's a photo of Donald Trump in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, visiting the 9/11 Flight 93 National Memorial earlier today. While he and Melania are given a tour by a guide at the memorial, Trump looks at the press with an open mouth, giving a thumbs-up.

Donald Trump has a "long history of lying about 9/11 and exploiting it for personal gain" — including his own self-aggrandizement, having implied that he "helped" first responders clear rubble and locate survivors. (He did not.)

The terrorist act of September 11, 2001 means nothing to Trump, except for its usefulness in trying to justify his rank Islamophobia or demonstrate his thoroughly false patriotism.

It happened in his hometown, and he is now the president of the nation upon whom the attack was waged, and there is perhaps no one in the nation who cares less about the tragedy of the day than he does.

He is glib and irreverent about recognizing the history of a grim day, utterly cruel in his indifference to the gravity of what happened that morning — and everything that happened, and is still happening, in reaction to it.

There are many things that make Donald Trump unfit to be president. Chief among them is this: He does not care about other people.

A man who does not care about other people, or what happens to them, isn't fit to lead them.

He never has been. He never will be.

[Related Reading: I Hate Donald Trump.]

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