Donald Trump: Heavy on Conspiracy Theories, Short on Solutions

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump answers questions during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

In the wake of this weekend’s massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, expect to hear conspiracy theories run amok, as has been the norm in recent history. For example, I’ve already seen social media postings that cast doubt on the event even happening, due to the lack of news footage featuring bloodied survivors rushing from the club.

I’m sure that theory will be a comfort to those who will be burying their loved ones in the coming days, as they grapple with the loss and pray to wake up from a horrible dream.

Our milquetoast-in-chief, President Obama, has already blamed the tragedy on guns gone sentient, but that was predictable. He and every other Democrat “leader” are programmed to rush straight to the call to end the 2nd Amendment rights of law abiding citizens when some piece of garbage attacks innocent citizens.

I’ll give Obama credit for calling it an act of terror, however, because that’s exactly what it was. It’s a shame that he can’t find the words or the ability to speak forcefully and expand on what “act of terror” means: Islam.

Just for clarification, when I say “speak forcefully,” I don’t mean speak stupidly or recklessly.

Enter Trump.

It was bad enough that the gilded toad took a victory lap over the bodies of the victims of the attack, by tweeting out “thanks” to those who were congratulating him on being right about radical Islamic terrorism.

Oddly, there have been many before Trump who’ve sounded that particular alarm who didn’t use the event as an opportunity to say, “I told you so.”

Calling into his campaign headquarters (Fox News), Trump revived conspiracy theories, rather than talk substantively.

“Look guys, we’re led by a man that either is not tough, not smart or he’s got something else in mind and the something else in mind, you know, people can’t believe it,” the presumptive Republican presidential nominee told Fox News Monday morning.

Trump continued, “They can’t believe that President Obama is acting the way he acts and can’t even mention the words ‘radical Islamic terrorism.'”

“There’s something going on. It’s inconceivable. There’s something go on,” he said.


I’m going to assume what he was so desperately trying (and failing) to get out was that President Obama has ties with, or is somehow compliant with the what is happening in this nation, in regards to terrorist attacks.

Conspiracy theories. Exactly what this nation so desperately craves from leadership.

While I can agree that Obama has been far more gracious towards those who want to kill us than to Christians, he hasn’t exactly ingratiated himself to the Islamic world, either. From drone strikes to pushing the gay agenda here and abroad, he’s as close to an apostate as anyone who was steeped in the teachings of Islam in their early years can be.

Maybe Donald Trump should talk to some of those “best people” he has working for him and take some time to articulate solutions, rather than to speculate about the failures of Obama. Everybody knows the man is a miserable failure, in every conceivable aspect of the job. The task now is to make sure the next 4 to 8 years don’t compound that failure.