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by Glenn R. Geist
As you can imagine, the election of Barack Obama changed a lot of the atmosphere of such places, but the pervasive, ever simmering anger seems to have been replaced by something harder to define and to me, frightening.
One customer in one of the 7 chairs getting a very short cut is telling the barber with a “hey..did you hear this” voice about how Trump is sending a carrier group to North Korea, implying a great leap of leadership and strategic expertise worthy of a Von Klausewitz. He’s an athletic looking college student. The kind of person who is usually the first to die in what General Von K called “the continuation of politics by different means.”
Trump began his campaign by bragging about the size of his genitals. He continues to wave missiles and bombs, possibly from the same feelings of inadequacy. America seems ever to be impressed and the implied manliness.
When I get my hair cut, I try not to get involved in the inevitable sports conversations, as I don’t follow the usual games, but now I simply dread having to listen to massively uninformed, hugely misinformed and ignorant conversations. It’s a shame, but I have to ponder going back to my late 60’s look or go to my wife’s hair dresser who charges ten times more. Maybe the dog groomer?Click here for reuse options!