Guest Post by Jerry Johnson
By now everyone has heard or is familiar with Mrs. Clinton’s “deplorables” statement from last weekend in which she said,
“You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables.’ Right? They’re racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it.”
I hate to say it, but Mrs. Clinton is right for once. I met a lot of Trump supporters this summer, and I was surprised how many were deplorable.
They were doctors, lawyers, retired and active military, local police, college students, moms, dads, grandparents, sales reps, Wal-Mart employees, disabled, football players, baseball players, teachers, mechanics, married, single, pastors, and college professors just to name a few.
They were upper class, lower class, middle class and yes, a few had no class. These deplorables were black, white, and even Hispanic. They were male and female. Jew and Gentile.
Now, because I am a man, I don’t get offended. I, for one, do and will not give another human being that much power in my life. And I will wear Hillary’s “deplorable” moniker with pride.
But my question is…
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