Remember the three monkeys? The first covers his eyes, the second covers his ears, the third his mouth. See no evil. Hear no evil. Speak no evil.
Like the monkeys, South Dakota’s trio of “representatives” remain silent, ignoring the president’s ugliness and corruption. Do they think Donald Trump’s behavior is acceptable?
Sens. Thune and Rounds and Rep. Johnson apparently didn’t notice Donald Trump’s bragging about assaulting women. They seem OK with the president using his office for personal enrichment. What do they tell their kids about his daily lies? What about his constant insults, his nasty tweets? His coziness with dictators and his betrayal of America’s allies and friends?
History demonstrates that “all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” When America desperately needs leadership, our men in Washington instead demonstrate complicity and cowardice. We need senators and representatives with the courage to stand up for right, to put country before partisan politics. Spineless silence allows the Trump corruption train to roll on.