Are truth and justice still part of the American Way?
In Donald Trump’s America, these bedrocks of our democracy feel like they are eroding all too quickly
While our serial liar, bully-in-chief has separated and contained children from their migrant families seeking asylum, banned Muslims from entering our country, zealously promotes fear against the browning of America, a real man of steel reminds us what it means to be an American.
Superman, champion of the oppressed, the defender of truth, justice, and the American way, is shown in this 1950 poster speaking to school children about the importance of respecting diversity.
Donald Trump may think he’s omnipotent, but he’s clearly no Superman.
“If YOU hear anybody talk against a schoolmate or anyone because of his religion race and national origin- don’t wait tell: him that kind of talk is Un American”
This rare vintage poster, digitally restored by DC Comics in 2017, made its original appearance in 1949 as a brown paper school book cover, the kind that every school child once used to protect their precious textbooks .
It’s clear that Little Donnie Trump missed Superman’s message entirely. In fact it would seem young Donald was more likely enamored of Lex Luthor the evil wealthy power mad business magnate intent on ridding the world of that alien Superman.
Another unwanted immigrant.
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