The Israeli columnist Chemi Shalev of Haaretz describes the “positive revolution across America” that has been sparked by Donald Trump in his piece “Ten Ways Donald Trump Has Already Made America – and the World – Great Again.” (March 5 -see link below).

We Jews have always been positive thinkers, and so here is a positive spin on this most disturbing era in our nation’s most recent history.

Shalev opines:

  1. Trump has made people aware just how fragile and vulnerable America’s constitutional freedoms can be. ..
  1. Trump has injected new life into the American left…
  1. Trump has shaken the Jewish community to its core …
  1. Trump is a catalyzer for solidarity and brotherhood/sisterhood among Jews from the right and the left….
  1. Trump has been a miracle worker for the free press and the journalistic profession, …
  1. Trump has revitalized the careers of late night shows, hosts and comedians, including Saturday Night Live, Samantha Bee and The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, and saved Stephen Colbert from slowly suffocating in the previously unbearable nothingness of late night puff interviews…
  1. Trump has done wonders to generate new support for the much-maligned Affordable Care Act and renewed respect for its creator, Barack Obama, and rehabilitated the image of past presidents, especially George W Bush…
  1. Trump has exposed the American right wing’s most significant feature: rank hypocrisy…
  1. Trump has cured many people around the world of any inferiority complexes they may have had toward America by proving that the U.S. can be just as stupid, reactionary and retrograde as anyone else…
  1. Trump has sparked a new wave of patriotism across the globe as people come to appreciate what they have at home more than ever before and to renew esteem for international institutions such as the United Nations and the European Union.

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