One of former President Ronald Reagan’s daughters is urging People to cease turning to President TrumpDonald John TrumpHillary Clinton leaves door open for 2020 run: ‘I’d like to be president’ Protesters unveil pro-trans banner at World Series Trump congratulates Brazil’s Bolsonaro on presidential win MORE for consolation after tragedies.
Patti Davis writes in a Washington Post op-ed that Trump’s actions following every week of political violence present that he “will at all times be glib and inappropriate” when the nation is struggling.
“This president won’t ever supply consolation, compassion or empathy to a grieving nation,” she writes. “It’s not in him. … So I’ve a wild suggestion: Let’s cease asking him. His phrases are solely salt in our wounds.”
Davis’s op-ed comes after 11 individuals have been killed in a taking pictures at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
Trump condemned the act as “evil,” however Davis writes that “the phrase doesn’t maintain a lot which means coming from him.”
“He has additionally known as Democrats, others who oppose him and the information media evil,” she writes.
Davis, a critic of Trump, additionally calls out the president for joking that he practically canceled an occasion due to a “bad hair day” after declining to cancel it over the taking pictures, and for tweeting about the World Series hours after the assault.
“The place does a grieving nation flip for consolation when the person who occupies the White Home presents none?” Davis asks.
The actress and writer of a number of novels urges readers to show to phrases of previous presidents, together with her father, former President George W. Bush and former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTrump points finger at media for ‘division and hatred’ plaguing US Trump can refuse to accept asylum applications Obama calls on Americans ‘to fight the rise of anti-Semitism’ after synagogue shooting MORE, who she writes all “spoke eloquently, with somber compassion and with reverence for the ache of the victims and the shock of a saddened nation” after tragedies.
“Our grief was mirrored of their eyes,” she writes. “We didn’t doubt that their hearts have been breaking together with ours.”