If you’re a conservative and want to understand why you should be more appalled by Trump than you are by the liberals and than the liberals are by Trump, David Frum’s Trumpocracy should be the next book you read.
The success of Stone, Corsi, and Papadopoulos in selling stories about their persecution by the deep state suggests that the conspiracy theories will be harder to do away with.
For once, Trump’s lying did not take center stage during the 2019 State of the Union. Rather, “the Donald” lost the stage to an seasoned political veteran and a young political prop. If you missed the speech, here are the highlights.
Donald Trump is on the wrong side of history and the wrong side of the facts. Ronald Reagan represents American greatness. Donald Trump embodies its worst impulses.
“What is pure? Who is pure? Is it European state of being? I’m not sure. If the whole world was to come thru peace and love, then what would we made of?”
“We probably should not expect that Trump would leave the MLK commemoration to participate in another MLK-oriented event or community service activity. We probably should not expect him to be doing anything presidential at all.”
John McCain was a leader of extraordinary character. This speech highlights some of the reasons why he should continue to command our respect and attention.
Young people should question their elders mainly because millennials are better able than older generations to distinguish facts from opinions.