Letter to the editor: Trump as messiah
Letter-writer Keith Kondrich recently implied that President Trump is the anti-Christ (“Anti-Christ,” Sept. 9, TribLIVE). From another perspective, maybe Trump is America’s messiah.
Jesus came in the fullness of time to build his church.
Trump came in the fullness of political time to Make America Great Again.
Jesus came as a teacher with authority.
Trump is a president with authority.
Jesus came that humanity may have life more abundantly.
Trump came to make life abundant for Americans.
Jesus fed the multitude.
Trump gave us record employment.
Jesus came to fulfill God’s law.
Trump comes to fulfill the Constitution.
Jesus dealt with Mary Magdalene.
Trump dealt with Stormy Daniels.
Jesus irritated the Pharisees, Pontius Pilate and Caesar.
Trump irritates Jerry Nadler, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi.
Jesus offended the power elite.
Trump offends the political elite.
Jesus’ popularity grew with time.
Trump’s popularity is growing all the time.
Jesus healed the sick and performed miracles.
Trump performed a miracle resurrecting a sick economy.
Jesus rejected the devil three times.
Trump rejected bad trade deals.
Jesus cleansed the temple.
Trump cleanses the political swamp.
Jesus was condemned for being king of the Jews.
Trump is condemned for being elected president.
Jesus came to save humanity from sin.
Trump was elected to save America from itself.
Jesus at 12 astounded the elders in Jerusalem about the sins of man.
Trump at 42 astounded Oprah in Hollywood about the sins of America.
Jesus was rejected by many of his people.
Trump is rejected by many of his people.
In conclusion, Trump may well be Jesus. Amen.