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Chase Bank also took away Braille at their Drive up ATM machines -How are  blind drivers going to get their cash? At least the blind can count the push buttons to their floors in Trump Towers.


Perhaps someone could tell us what good braille is at drive-up ATM windows.  What is a blind person doing driving?  I can understand on elevator buttons, room signs, etc, but there is a point where political correctness is carried too far.


1. There are many different levels of vision impairment - some people can see well enough to qualify for a drivers license but they can't see up close

 

2. Not everyone lives in the Desert or or the side of a mountain - in fact most people live in Cities and walk up to ATM'S - Blind People can walk - check out the sidewalk at the next major intersection you come too - you'll notice there are 3 x 4 rubberized rectangles with bumps embedded in the concrete - alerting blind pedestrians about a intersection

 

This issue has more to do with being informed than politically correct

 

 

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@easyed598 wrote:

Chase Bank also took away Braille at their Drive up ATM machines -How are  blind drivers going to get their cash? At least the blind can count the push buttons to their floors in Trump Towers.


Perhaps someone could tell us what good braille is at drive-up ATM windows.  What is a blind person doing driving?  I can understand on elevator buttons, room signs, etc, but there is a point where political correctness is carried too far.

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someone drives them to the atm. that was a toughie.
So it begins.
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He is just so clueless, about the simple mandates of a building. The ADA has had these rules on the books for years. Trump is always trying to get  away with breaking the law. 

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Chase Bank also took away Braille at their Drive up ATM machines -How are  blind drivers going to get their cash? At least the blind can count the push buttons to their floors in Trump Towers.

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Oh, those nasty, dirty blind people! They can't possibly have enough money to live in my building and exist in my lofty sphere.

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Donald Trump once tried to veto the use of Braille in the elevators of Trump Tower, and was unaware—and unmoved—by the fact that it was required by federal law, according to a Wednesday report from the New York Daily News.

 

When an architect informed him the Braille was, in fact, mandatory, Trump reportedly responded

 

“Get rid of the (expletive) Braille.

 

No blind people are going to live in Trump Tower. Just do it,” before calling the architect weak.

 

Barbara Res, the author of the piece, was vice president in charge of construction at the Trump Organization.

 

She noted that Trump may not have actually been campaigning against Braille: “I had seen him do this kind of thing before and would again,” she wrote. “He would say whatever came into his head.

 

Ordering an underling to do something that was impossible gave Trump the opportunity to castigate a subordinate and also blame him for anything that ‘went wrong’ in connection with the unperformed order later. A Trump-style win-win.”

 

Res used the anecdote about the architect to slam the New York Times’ infamous anonymous op-ed writer, arguing that if she and the architect could stand up to Trump, they should, too—especially when the consequences are far more dire.

 

“The self-aggrandizing Anonymous wants the world to know that there are adults in the room,” she wrote. “Really? What the (expletive) are they doing?”

 

Source - https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-didnt-want-braille-in-trump-tower-elevators-report?ref=home

 

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