( CNN ) Dear Donald 😛 TAGEND
Even though some tell Hillary Clinton would benefit if you were to be the GOP nominee, for the good of the country I want you to get out of the race. Your lies and vitriolic rhetoric are causing irreparable damage to the nation.
In “The Leadership Challenge, ” a best-selling tome on leadership by James Kouzes and Barry Posner, 89% of people across the globe identify franknes as the most important characteristic of a leader. It seems counterintuitive, then, that despite spewing lies every week and managing to offend people of every race, creed and coloring, you have still managed to sit atop the Republican presidential candidate polls for five months. In Trump World, you are able to fabricate historical events to falsely embellish your golf course, or worse, spread lies about a nonexistent video that you claim proven thousands of Muslims celebrating in New Jersey after the twin towers fell.
The last thing republic requires is a candidate who intentionally stokes jingoism and constructs racial animus mainstream.
Before you do further damage to the country, Donald, the best route to “Make America Great Again” is for you to drop out of the race.
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