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Trump is 'Biff'

| Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, 9:00 p.m.

Once again, “Biff the Bully” from “Back to the Future” — Donald Trump — has received a pass from the mainstream media.

At the December Republican debate, Biff was asked about which leg of the “nuclear triad,”— our land-, sea- and air-based nuclear missiles — is most in need of improvement.

But Biff Trump could not answer the question and gave a vague, unrelated response. When pressed further by the panel, he still gave a shallow, grimaced response.

I nearly jumped out of my recliner because it was clear that Trump didn't know what the triad was. More shocking is neither his opponents nor the CNN panel had the guts to challenge him by asking, “Do you know what triad is?”

In the following days, I could find little in the media “jumping on” this unforgivable lack of knowledge by a leading candidate. Imagine if Sarah Palin had said that. I guess the fear of boisterous reprisals from Biff silenced them. This is but one example of Trump's lack of policy substance. His bluster carries the day instead.

I pity the Republican Party because they are in a quandary. What does the GOP do wiith this disgraceful buffoon who has degraded and demonized several segments of our society. Personally, he reminds me of the spoiled, valueless, disrespectful little rich boy stereotyped in so many movies.

Trump needs to just go away.

Tom Tarosky

Leechburg

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