Happy Monday To All – The Beginning of a New Week!
Sunday, March 20, marked the fourth annual celebration of the International Day of Happiness, the United Nations-sanctioned holiday promoting the universal right to be happy.
The International Day of Happiness was founded by Jayme Illian in 2012 to encourage people across the world to find their unique paths to happiness.
So….how do I know this??? It’s all Clay Aiken’s fault! On Sunday, Clay posted the following tweet:
So…Clay, thank you for making me happy! I bet this picture and tweet caused lots of smiles, lots of giggles, and lots of Happiness!
On Sunday, Variety published an article about Clay Aiken.
PopPolitics: Clay Aiken on What He Learned About ‘Delusional’ Donald Trump (Listen)
by Ted Johnson
Clay Aiken, the singer and 2014 congressional candidate, says that he’s taking back some of the nice comments he made about Donald Trump in the wake of the GOP frontrunner’s response to violence at his campaign rallies.
“You can’t tell me that you are going to be the person who’s toughest with Vladimir Putin if you don’t even have the balls to tell your people not to hit folks,” Aiken, who appeared on “Celebrity Apprentice” with Trump, told Variety‘s “PopPolitics” on SiriusXM. “And I don’t have any respect for that.”
In interviews last fall, Aiken said that Trump was a “good guy,” based on the experience he had with him on “Apprentice” and how he treated those who appeared on the show. But Aiken is now upset over what he sees as Trump’s rhetoric at his campaign rallies, as well as his recent denials that he ever said he would pay legal fees of a supporter who sucker punched a protester at a campaign event in North Carolina. Trump has said that he would do so or, when it came to an incident at a North Carolina rally, that he was thinking of doing so.
“Forget unpresidential, it’s delusional,” Aiken said.
But Aiken says that one aspect of Trump often lost in the coverage is that he “does not want to be disliked. That is hard to believe when you hear what he is saying, but he does not want to be disliked. And if he ends up as a candidate in the general election, he is going to moderate like nobody’s business, because he does not want to be disliked.”
Aiken also says that while he has had a lot of respect for Trump’s children Ivanka, Don and Eric, he is “kind of pissed” at them for not standing up to their father…
The rest of the article has clips of Clay’s radio conversation entwined with comments. You can see the entire article and hear the clips at VARIETY
And….if you want to hear the entire conversation, you can click on PopPolitics with Ted Johnson . As always, the interview with Clay is excellent.
So…today starts another week.
I hope that we will have the opportunity to hear
and see some more conversations with Clay Aiken.