It’s pretty obvious by now that the American president-elect, Donald J. Trump, has a pretty thin skin and a temper that can be too easily triggered. And usually he wastes no time in exacting his revenge for whatever he perceives as a dis or a slight aimed at him.
Back in November, one particular slight came from the cast of the Broadway musical Hamilton when, after their evening’s performance, they took advantage of having Mike Pence in the audience that night and directed an impromptu speech at the vice-president elect, asking him and the Trump administration to show compassion and understanding toward the nation’s many ethnic citizens. Although Pence was leaving the theatre at the time (and did not wait around for the complete speech), he later said he took no offence at the cast’s opportunistic action. Trump, however, was not so magnanimous.
I have a few things to say about a US president-to-be who can be riled so easily, and who feels it so necessary to launch an attack (verbal, Twitter, or otherwise) at anyone or any group he feels has slighted him in the least.
See Dear Mr. Trump in the Ramblings section of this blog.