I remember, by the end of 2017, how tired I was of hearing television news commentators utter the word “unprecedented” when it came to all things Donald Trump. By the end of 2019, the word was just annoying to me because it had lost its impact. Whenever anyone used “unprecedented” in the context of Donald Trump, I rolled my eyes, shrugged my shoulders, and wondered why no one was doing anything to stop all of his unprecedented actions and behavior.
Jill Dennison, in this post, effectively captures my anger and frustration at the overuse of that word to the point that it’s almost meaningless. Seven years after Donald Trump started his campaign to be president by taking the escalator down one flight to the lobby of the Trump Tower to a mostly paid crowd of “adoring fans,” he is still, after all of the other unprecedented actions he has taken, actions that are coming close to tearing this country to shreds, getting away with his his unprecedented — and as yet unpunished — behavior.
The word ‘unprecedented’ has been used more in the past week than at any other time, I do believe. Yes, a search warrant served on a former …Unprecedented