- Feb 12, 2013
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
By actively hoping that American servers were hacked by another nation, Trump broke an unwritten but cardinal rule of American public office: You don’t root against the United States, even when your political opponent is in power.
Regardless of party or platform, American public officials are expected to champion U.S. interests and defend U.S. national security. Trump seemed to do the opposite Wednesday.
Within moments of Trump’s press conference, his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R), released a statement distancing himself from the nominee’s words.
Donald Trump: 'I Hope' Russia Hacked Clinton's Email Servers
lol...Even the candidate for VP went WTF?
I can't help but suspect the righties will learn a valuable lesson this election. Of course, I seriously doubt it will take root in their addled minds.