Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Don’t you people ever lighten up?
Don’t mess up the celebration with pettiness. No matter what he said you all would have criticized him.
This is about the death of Franklin – let’s just celebrate Franklin’s life – she was an outstanding artist, who excelled in her life and shared her beautiful voice.
If she performed at one of his casino’s – she would have a contract to specify the arrangement and that my friends is called a “job.” After all, singers sing to make money and that is called a wage. Very sure if they weren’t paid – they wouldn’t show up for “the job.”
Don’t make the Prez the story and take away from this moment of celebrating Franklin’s life and death.
Donald Trump offered condolences to the family of Aretha Franklin following her death on Thursday, and, left social media irate over his choice of words.
“I want to begin today by expressing my condolences to the family of a person I knew well. She worked for me on numerous occasions,” the president said of Franklin during a cabinet meeting, painting himself as was her superior during their interactions.
Aretha Franklin “worked for me on numerous occasions. She was terrific.”
— Holly Figueroa O’Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) August 16, 2018
According to the Press of Atlantic City, Franklin sang at Trump’s Castle casino in 1988 and the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in the 1990s. However, a performance at a venue does not constitute “working for” the venue’s owner.
Trump continued: “She was terrific —…
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