Why I am for Trump

by Regis Boff

In Book X of Plato’s Republic, Socrates banishes all artists from his ideal State. He argues that the creations of art are farthest removed from truth; and therefore, art turns the mind of the spectator away from truth and toward the realm of becoming. For example, there are several instances of tables in the world, but only one idea of a table. A table-maker can make a table, but he cannot make the idea of a table. Even farther removed from the true idea of a table than the table of a table-maker is the painting of a table. “Tables, then, are of three kinds, and there are three artists who superintend them: God, the maker of the table, and the painter.”
When you scope the truthfulness of Hillary you get the maker of the table. She depends entirely on the acceptable lie that will pay out the Presidency. President Obama is the artist who sits all day fomenting whatever truth flatters him most effectively in the long term. Trump, on the other hand, comes to the point of the real problem and his solution is simple honesty. This veracity, of course, rattles the people who for one reason or another depend on lies or art to define themselves. They are people generally who can’t bring themselves to vote either Democrat or Republican all the time. This is, of course, a line of repetition that will eventually return them to amphibians

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