When I threw this idea at my editor, I didn’t know Mary Trump had actually spoken up that Donald Trump was truly someone’s “crazy uncle.” Or maybe she hadn’t done that before I wrote this cartoon. I don’t know. I found out when I had my proofreader read this, and she told me.
Moderator of the Trump town hall, Savannah Guthrie, asked Donald Trump why he kept retweeting insane conspiracy theories. She pointed out that Donald Trump is the president (sic) of the United States. Not someone’s crazy uncle.
Donald Trump is a crazy uncle. Mary Trump does not have a choice in that. We can’t choose our families. All we can do is to choose to avoid toxic people, even when they’re our family.
Mary Trump does not have a choice in Donald Trump being her crazy uncle. She’s stuck with him. But we’re not.
We all get to choose whether we have crazy Donald Trump as a part of our lives. Quite frankly, I don’t need a crazy uncle. I have enough insane people in my family, thank you.
Mary, you’re stuck with him but I chose to ditch this crazy uncle (I already voted). I’m looking forward to the rest of the country doing the same.
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