Striving to do the deeds

LETTER

“It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs, who comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming, but who does actually strive to do the deeds, who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause.” Theodore Roosevelt’s words are a fair commentary on President’s Trump’s efforts in office so far, I think.

Patrick Cooper

“It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs, who comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming, but who does actually strive to do the deeds, who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause.” Theodore Roosevelt’s words are a fair commentary on President’s Trump’s efforts in office so far, I think.

Patrick Cooper

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Bob Armstrong - 7 days ago
We should thank Mr Cooper for his views on President Trump's efforts in office so far: Where some people only perceive an overgrown playground bully with a monstrous ego, other people see an unappreciated hero.

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