by: the Common Constitutionalist
There is an old saying: Talk is Cheap – Actions speak louder than words.
Some would describe political talk as the cheapest of all. It’s been classified a double-speak, where a candidate or seated politician speaks a lot of words, while saying nothing at all. It could be an answer to press or constituent question or an attempt to filibuster during on on-air debate or interview.
We’ve all seen these political worms. It could be a simple and seemingly harmless question like what is your favorite color – and after about a thousand word diatribe, we know no more about his or her favorite color than before the question was asked.
This is one of the number one reasons people are supporting Trump. He doesn’t speak like a politician. Whether it’s rehearsed or not, Trump appears to speak off the cuff and without the usual measured tone or political filter.
Even I must admit – it is refreshing.
But regardless who the politician is, should he or she be judged by their actions, rather than merely their flapping gums? I would hope that most would, or at least should, agree. read more