So Close Yet So Far: And I Will Strike Down Upon Thee With Great Vengeance and Furious Anger


It musta been the latest deranged racism of seeking to justify his "beyond cruel" refusal to allow Bahamian survivors of Hurricane Dorian into the country by claiming that among those hapless, destitute, no-doubt-surprisingly-to-him-brown refugees from disaster were - OMFG does this sound familiar? - “very bad people." Never mind they'd just lost everything and were told they could come: Suddenly, they needed to have "full documentation" because “I don’t want to allow people that weren’t supposed to be (in the Bahamas),” and clearly some of these desperate souls were in truth “very bad people and some very bad gang members and some very, very bad drug dealers.” Thus did it come to pass, arriving soon after in North Carolina for another Nazi rally to denounce the "America-hating left" - having lied about people waiting in the rain to see him though it was sunny and hot - that God in all Her righteous fury smote him down, or at least tried to, by hurling a lightning bolt at Air Force One. A photo of the miracle was posted by CNN producer Steve Brusk, who credited the photo to "the very wet pool crew" of Orly Ruiz, Michael Sanders and Liz Turrell. Trump posted it too; as usual, he failed to give any credit. Still, many saw it. And the people bowed and prayed, and they rejoiced, and thanked God. Alas, then they lamented, because She missed. And the call went out from the land: Better aim next time, please. 

"The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the
Inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men
Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will
shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness
for he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children
And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious
Anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers
And you will know
My name is the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon thee."
- Samuel Jackson takes some liberties with Ezekiel 25:17 in Pulp Fiction


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