Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

'I Alone' Danger

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

'I Alone' Danger

Article excerpt

It looked as if everyone at Donald Trump's Thursday night party last week at the Republican National Convention was having a great time. But near the end of his speech came a sentence that should set off alarms for Americans.

A man who has no experience serving within our system of government at the federal or even the state or local level, said, "Nobody knows the system better than me." This is, of course, an absurdity. But what followed was truly dark. Mr. Trump continued, ". which is why I alone can fix it." This was rewarded with thunderous applause.

Mr. Trump's "I alone" assertion is alarming. It reveals his obsession with being in charge, the center of attention, the focus of a grandiose performance, as evidenced by his running of his campaign. …

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