I would add to this that anyone having the gall to tell you what to think, feel and emote- and especially White Conservative to Black (Liberal, Independent, whatever) smacks of deep racism. It's not just that nobody has to the right to dictate to you or me how we "should" feel. In this instance, with the long standing record of this piece of rotten hamburger meat, respect for his humanity is earned. He didn't earn it because has none, Vena. It's similar to, but not quite, like telling me as a veteran that he's my Commander in Chief and that by virtue of that I should respect him.

NO. I don't. You don't have to either. And good for you for laying out precisely how MILLIONS of us feel.

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