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Kids get time-out for conduct Trump thinks will win him the White House

Time out chairBy Lynn R. Mitchell

[Editor’s note: Originally posted on August 6 2015. The only thing that has changed since then is that Trump’s behavior has become even more brazen, rude, crude, and bullying only to see his poll numbers rise as he continues to be revered by his followers who don’t care what he says or does.]

Like a petulant spoiled child who expects to constantly be in the spotlight, Donald Trump has gotten on this mom’s last nerve. After my many years of working with children, he is a reminder that there is always that one.

There is always the kid who disrupts the class, bullies the others, and dominates on the playground with his posturing and name-calling. For those children who misbehave, there is the time-out chair — that isolated corner where wayward children sit and think about what they have done and, hopefully, learn from their mistakes.

If Donald Trump were a child, he would have been put in the time-out chair.

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Kids get time-out for conduct Trump thinks will win him the White House

Time out chairBy Lynn R. Mitchell

Like a petulant spoiled child who expects to constantly be in the spotlight, Donald Trump has gotten on this mom’s last nerve. After my many years of working with children, he is a reminder that there is always that one.

There is always the kid who disrupts the class, bullies the others, and dominates on the playground with his fist and name-calling. For those children who misbehave, there is the time-out chair — that isolated corner where wayward children sit and think about what they have done.

If Donald Trump were a child, he would have been put in the time-out chair.

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