Democrats who gave Obama a pass are shocked by Trump’s vulgarity — but Trump, vulgar or not, will go down as one of America’s greatest presidents.
(This is a companion post to the No. 23 Bookworm Podcast which I uploaded yesterday. The content is mostly the same, although not identical. It won’t matter much whether you prefer to read or listen.)
As you all know by now, Trump had a rip-roaring rally in Minneapolis. The attendees adored it, despite Mayor Jacob Frey’s efforts to block it by charging grossly inflated security fees and then by removing Porta-Potties and messing with temperature controls. Apropos that inflated security fee, and given the ugly mob scene the Left presented outside the venue, I’m reminded of this wonderful Iowahawk tweet:
One other thought that just occurred to me about the unpleasant and unseemly riots outside the venue: In 1968, when Democrats rioted outside the Chicago convention center, the mainstream media — indeed, back in the day, the only media — fully covered Democrat behavior. Fast-forward to 2019 and the mainstream media — i.e., the Democrat Party’s official media outlet — has ignored, downplayed, or lied about the riots. But back to my main point. [Read more…]