Disturb recorded a remake of Simon and Garfunkel’s 1960’s The Sounds of Silence. It is definitely worth a few minutes of your time if you have never heard it.
This is the new fight song for the Republican Party. Over the last 3+ years they have been silent. When their president makes racist statements, they are silent. When he incites violence towards the media, they are silent. When he personally attacks his political opponents they are silent.
When he lies, conspires with our enemies, condones the killing and dismembering of a Washington Post reporter, explodes the deficit to over $1 Trillion, suppresses the vote, endorses and distributes conspiracy theories, condones the slaughter with assault weapons, they are silent. They say nothing.
Pete Olson, Brian Babin, Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton, to name just a few, condone Trump’s behavior by not speaking out. They have the authority to write to the President and say “Knock it off!” but won’t. They simply endorse this attack on Americans and this horrible display of racism. They are cowards
At the very least Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Congressman John Culberson didn’t attend Trump’s hatefest in Houston for the crippling fear of his rabid racist base and losing their positions. They yelled silently. It is deafening.
And whispered in the sounds of silence