I’m sorry for lying about my belief that the first black president was actually born in Africa.
I’m sorry for claiming that Mexicans coming across our border are rapists and murderers.
I’m sorry for my complicity in stoking racial divisions in this country.
I’m sorry for making a white supremacist my campaign’s chief strategist.
I’m sorry for leading rage-filled rallies stoking hate against my political foes and people of color.
I’m sorry to the green-card holders for detaining them in airports just because of their country of origin.
I’m sorry for obfuscating about the racism that killed an innocent woman in Charlottesville.
I’m sorry that I called some countries “shithole countries.”
I’m sorry for telling four women of color who serve in Congress that they should go back to where they came from.
I’m sorry to those I have treated as subhuman because they came from Muslim countries, or countries in Central America.
I’m sorry to all the Americans whose family members couldn’t come to see them because we put a ban on travel from Muslim countries.
I’m sorry for lying about the number of terrorists and diseased people coming into our country through a southern border caravan.
I’m sorry for sharing a false story about a “prayer rug” found miles from the border.
I’m sorry that I lied about the number of white people murdered by blacks.
I’m sorry about my coded racist remarks against black athletes, congress members, and urban communities in specific.
I’m sorry that I made joked about people in the Florida panhandle murdering immigrants.
I’m sorry for all the hateful remarks I’ve made on social media about my political opponents, calling them names, and denigrating their intelligence and patriotism.
I’m sorry that I have labeled all those coming to our country for safety and a better life as invaders and an infestation.
Wait. These aren’t the words or sentiments of POTUS?
Oh well. Wishful thinking. I guess we’ll just have to wait a little longer.
“When the wicked rise to power, people go into hiding. Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.” Proverbs 28:12-13