Trump’s Chaotic First Couple of Weeks by Dr. Habib Siddiqui

On Saturday in its front cover page the German weekly magazine Der Spiegel posted an illustration of the U.S. President Donald Trump beheading the Statue of Liberty. It depicts a cartoon figure of Trump with a bloodied knife in one hand and the statue’s head, dripping with blood, in the other. It carries the caption: “America First”. The cartoon says it all as to the direction Trump is trying to take America.

tr01_400_06The artist who designed the cover, Edel Rodriguez, a Cuban who came to the United States in 1980 as a political refugee, told The Washington Post: “It’s a beheading of democracy, a beheading of a sacred symbol.”

No wonder that just weeks into the new administration, a new survey has found that about half of voters in the U.S. wished Barack Obama was still in office. This result was announced by a group called Public Policy Polling, or PPP, which asked registered voters at the end of January, “Who would you rather was President: Barack Obama or Donald Trump?”

Of the 725 participants, 52 percent responded with Obama, 43 percent preferred Trump, and 5 percent weren’t sure. The group’s press release also revealed that 40 percent support Trump’s impeachment.

According to Dean Debnam, president of Public Policy Polling, “Usually a newly elected President is at the peak of their popularity and enjoying their honeymoon period after taking office right now. But Donald Trump’s making history once again with a sizeable share of voters already wanting to impeach him, and a majority of voters wishing they could have Barack Obama back.”

Read the whole article in Ovi Magazine, HERE!


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