Refuting a bit of Trump’s stirring oration
Donald Trump’s address to Congress earlier this week has been hailed by the booboisie as perhaps the finest presidential speech since Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. But, of course, it was nothing of the sort.
Sure, some of Trump’s pseudo-eloquent sermon exceeded the meager expectations. But, on the whole, the effort was vastly overrated.
From my perspective, the low point came precisely where the president seemed to think he was saying something that would live forever in the annals of American political speechifying.
It went like this:
Then, in 2016, the earth shifted beneath our feet. The rebellion started as a quiet protest, spoken by families of all colors and creeds — families who just wanted a fair shot for their children, and a fair hearing for their concerns.
But then the quiet voices became a loud chorus — as thousands of citizens now spoke out together, from cities small and large, all across our country.
Finally, the chorus became an earthquake — and the people turned out by the tens of millions, and they were all united by one very simple, but crucial demand, that America must put its own citizens first … because only then, can we truly MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.
Wow! Loud chorus? Earthquake? Tens of millions united by one very simple demand? How’s that for bombast?
But Trump ignored one little factoid that bursts his overinflated bubble:
Hillary Clinton got nearly 3 million more votes than Trump received.