History and this Election Affirm the Need for Civil Society to be Resilient – Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly

All of us are duty-bound to support or oppose the president, as Theodore Roosevelt said, “exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good conduct or bad conduct.…To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.”

Source: History and this Election Affirm the Need for Civil Society to be Resilient – Non Profit News For Nonprofit Organizations | Nonprofit Quarterly

Trump continues to belittle people mercilessly, including the Times, serving as an untoward example to students who have since begun to imitate his bullying and taunting in their schools. Mr. Blow is a proponent of a decisive civil society awakened to the need to aggressively protect old gains and to progressively put forth new battles for peace, justice and equity.

President Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) reminds us we are all duty-bound to support or oppose the president “exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good conduct or bad conduct… To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public….”

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