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Record and I'm Meghan Basham. Cal. Thomas now on the value of a little presidential humility. President trump's infection with covid nineteen adds to a year. No fiction writer could've contrived the image of trump last Friday, walking out of the White House wearing a mask and traveling by helicopter to Walter Reed. National. Military Medical Center was an optic. We have not seen with this president and it was sobering. It was the same as he returned to the White House Monday and took off his mask for a photo op. This experience produce changes in his campaign more importantly will inject a dose of humility into his persona. It will necessarily curtail his personal appearances for time how long and whether it alters plans for a second debate depends on his progress. It may also bring some sympathy to him if he response in a way that encourages mask-wearing and other practices that have proved effective in warding off the coronavirus. If he recovers everyone with an outs of goodwill to a fellow human beings hope he does he should not engage in triumphalism as if he's superman instead. He should deliver a nationally televised address saying what he has learned from the experience and what the country can also learn. The first lesson is that no one is guarantee complete immunity from the virus wearing masks frequent hand washing and practicing social distancing does help. The second lesson is that Americans have sympathy even empathy for people who have overcome challenges that is at the heart of one of Joe Biden's campaign ads about the death of his first wife and daughter in a car accident we admire such people it's part of the American story and in. Our, DNA listen number three could be the greatest of all. If the president can demonstrate some humility, it might resonate with many people. There is no greater testimony than the one who can say I once was blind but now I see the blind man Jesus. Healed in John Chapter Nine explains to skeptical Pharisees that he doesn't know anything about the man who healed him. All he knows is that he now has his site whereas before he didn't the president has a chance, he will cease it to emerge if not a different man than a man. Who has learned something he can share with others. He would also be able to credibly comfort those who have lost loved ones to the virus. This should not be seen as a political tactic though it would have obvious political benefits, but it should be something genuine in a city and in a political climate that is increasingly phony and cynical. The year twenty twenty has been filled with numerous surprises seeing a new or at least a slightly different president trump emerged triumphantly, and humbly from this personal challenge would be the ultimate October surprise I'm Cal Thomas. Tomorrow John Stonestreet joins US four culture. Friday and I'll review a dramatic film from two sixteen that explores difficult questions of ethics around marriage that more tomorrow and Megan Basham and I'm Mary record the world and everything in it comes to you from world. Radio? World's mission is biblically objective journalism that informs educates and inspires. When pride comes then comes disgrace but with the humble is wisdom. Go now in grace impis..