(UnitedVoice.com) – For three years, and especially in the last week, the media and Democrats have screamed from the top of the hill that President Trump is not one who unites. As Molly Hemingway from the conservative publication The Federalist noted on Wednesday, they’re right.
Of "Trump's not a uniter!" talking point, a smart woman I know writes: "Trump wasn't elected to unify. He is clarifying the divisions. It's painful but may be necessary. But we are definitely not in a unifying chapter of American history."
— Mollie (@MZHemingway) June 4, 2020
The fact is, Trump wasn’t elected to unify anything. He was elected to drain the swamp.
Americans who voted for Trump were tired of Democratic Party policies that economically hurt the majority of the middle class. They were tired of immigration policies that benefited illegal immigrants more than Americans who paid the taxes to support them. They were tired of sanctuary cities that allowed crime to fester without accountability. They were tired of the overhanded government telling them what they couldn’t do on their property thanks to some obscure regulation.
Make America Great Again Under Assault
They tried to make Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again” into a controversial issue. How in the world can MAGA be controversial? In 2015 and 2016, Democrats said Make America Great Again was racist and it was nothing more than some white people wanting their power back.
The truth is, those who voted for Trump want everyone to succeed, to have opportunities to advance themselves. They wanted the destructive policies preventing this success to go away. Great countries create opportunities for every citizen, and at the heart of Make America Great Again, that’s what it’s about.
How Can Unity Happen When Democrats Destroy It?
Over the last month, we’ve learned the Obama administration, led by former FBI Director James Comey, former Assistant FBI Director Andrew McCabe, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, and former CIA Director John Brennan, was involved in a coup to overturn the 2016 election.
The Democratic-led House has been in search of a punishment without a real crime since November 2016. Since the inauguration in 2017, Democrats have said they were going to impeach Trump — and ultimately did.
In that pursuit, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) has repeatedly been caught lying. He said he had absolute proof Trump colluded with Russia. However, former Obama officials told Schiff in closed-door hearings there was zero evidence.
Democrats claim Trump is a dictator. Yet, he has cut more regulations than any president before him. He’s sought to loosen government controls. During the pandemic, he refused to create blanket national standards of enforcement. Instead, he left it to governors to decide what was best for each individual state. That’s as conservative as it gets — local control over national control.
How Can There Be Unity?
Trump was never going to be a unifier in his first term. It wasn’t possible if he was going to drain the swamp. He had to fight Obama and the traps he set. He’s had to overcome an attempted coup. He’s had to overcome the false symbols of racism and labels that he’s a dictator.
When Trump declared war on the swamp in 2016, they fought back. In January 2017, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) threatened Trump that it was coming. He said, “Let me tell you: You take on the intelligence community — they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you.”
Is that really how it’s supposed to work?
There’s only one way to defeat this onslaught. It’s to win. Not just the presidency either. Those who believe in the promise of America have to push back against what has happened at the ballot box. Democrats and Liberals cannot be rewarded for their behavior. It was never about Trump. For his adversaries, it’s about destroying the agenda to restore America back to its people.
In 1964, Ronald Reagan said:
“This is the issue of this election: whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capitol can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them ourselves.”
Reagan is still speaking to us today.
Will we heed his call?
By Don Purdum, Freelance Contributor
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