Imagine you just broke up with the first guy you ever loved in high school. Someone told you he was cheating on you. The more you thought about it, you grew more angry. Some of us had that experience in high school, and we learned from it.

I was thinking of that older lady in Duluth I saw on TV crying because people were being so mean to President Donald Trump at a rally in Duluth. I think of her even now.

Some of us had a boyfriend like Trump, and we saw him for what he was — right away.

Supporters are having a bad break up with Trump. He told you what to do, and you did it. Sadly, if you gave Trump money and believed every word he said, someone needs to sit you down and gently say, “You were taken to the bank.”

Don’t blame yourself, please. Most of us don’t see the crooks for what or who they truly are, not at first. Others see it and try to warn us, but we don’t want to believe there are con artists and sick people out there. We can see that disbelief in all kinds of people right now. Doctors like Mary Trump warned people online about Trump’s questionable mental health, but not enough people paid attention.

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Just like with that guy in high school who didn’t give you the time of day once you broke up with him, finally recognize Trump never loved you or cared about you. He never did.

This will be a very bad break up for some people.

Chalk up the past four years as a painful learning experience.

Trace DeMeyer

Greenfield, Massachusetts

The writer is formerly a resident of Superior and Duluth.




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