This summer has been an interesting one for politics. I have always had an interest in politics and I love watching what Senator Bernie Sanders has been doing. However, according to the media treatment and attention, it is the summer of “Trump”. I don’t know if Donald Trump will sustain his lead but he has managed to keep his name in the news on a daily basis. None of the Republican candidates seem to have any conceivable idea of how to take him on, so he wins!
I listen to Trump and the things he says flabbergast me. He has no filter and that seems to be what the people following him like about him. He appears openly racist towards Mexican people by referring to the children born here of undocumented Mexicans as “anchor babies”. He wants to change the 14th Amendment so that birthright doesn’t necessarily happen. He also seems to have issues with women and a variety of other people that try to call him out on his behavior. Whatever he says and does seems make him stronger; no matter how ridiculous he sounds to me or anyone else that finds his behavior disturbing.
With all of this, I wanted to share what has been on my mind and it is somewhat funny. I see Donald Trump as being a lot like Vladimir Putin. They are both powerful men that are full of themselves. As a woman living in a patriarchal society, to me, they come from the same cloth. This past year our country has been perturbed with Vladimir Putin for all of his antics. Many times the media tries to make fun of him. It might be his antics of running around shirtless or some other form that they show to convince us he is horrible. I don’t personally know what either of these men is truly like. I just know how they both come across through the mass media and that is what I will share with you.
Trump’s view of women, Putin’s view of women.
Trump with gun, Putin with gun.
Trump on Mexicans.
Maybe with these images and videos you can now understand why Trump merely reminds me of Putin!
I posted this here just for a laugh, although the election is really, in my mind, no laughing matter. However, in the mood of what this post is about, here are two final images brought to you from the minds of photoshoppers online that show you just how silly Trump and Putin can be made to look.