Skip to comments.Widespread disdain for Trump is misguided
Posted on 09/15/2018 2:56:50 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Contrary to popular culture and the media, Donald Trump has, so far, performed well as commander in chief. Since taking office in 2017, Trump has overseen the most successful economic policy since Calvin Coolidge. By cutting regulations, slashing taxes and promoting business activity, U.S. unemployment rates have dropped to 3.9 percent its lowest percentage since December 2000. Unemployment in Hispanic communities has reached an all-time low of 4.7 percent.
While Trump is arguably the most foul-mouthed President since Lyndon Johnson, his penchant for action speaks volumes. In April, Trump signed the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) bill, making the sex trafficking epidemic a priority for his administration. The bill was sponsored by Sens. Rob Portman, R-OH., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. Even CNN acknowledges that the bill makes it easier for sex trafficking victims to hold websites accountable for knowingly facilitating sex trafficking. But you probably wont hear about it. Instead, youll hear about Trumps affair with Stormy Daniels that happened 11 years ago, or the Mueller investigation that has drudged on for a year and a half.
There is a common view that Trump began a war on the press. After all, hes called them the enemy of the people. While not helpful, and egregiously false, Trump is not entirely to blame for widespread hostility toward the press. Outlets like CNN, MSNBC, ABC and FOX regularly distort facts to fit their narrative. In June 2017, three CNN journalists resigned after relying on a single anonymous source that said Congress was investigating a Russian investment fund tied to Trump officials. Or how about when CNN incorrectly stated that then-candidate Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. had access to hacked documents from WikiLeaks before they were made publicly available? These are just two examples of botched reports, but there are plenty more.
Its not a big surprise that college students despise Trump. According to the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, only 10 percent of college students view Trump positively while 79 percent have negative feelings toward him and that was before he became president. Its completely understandable why so many college students loathe the controversial figure, but should they? A key factor in Trumps education policy includes expanding the Pell Grant program, which provides need-based subsidies to more than 5 million college students every year. Traditionally, these grants can only be used during the standard academic year. But with Trumps proposed policy, students would be able to use the Pell Grants to pay for summer school, enabling them to finish their education sooner.
Has the president affected your life directly? Most likely, the answer is no. If you look at the facts and ignore the hysteria, you just might find that Trump has indeed made America great again.
I don't remember him being fol mouthed.
It’s not disdain for Trump. It’s disdain for us deplorables. It’s disdain for the things we stand for: equality of justice, equality of opportunity, self-sufficiency, capitalism, American exceptionalism, the Constitution.
Their whole ideology crashes if we are right. And Trump is giving our ideas a real-world test. Just like Obama did with their ideas (i.e. Obamacare). They had to redefine “success” down to claim Obamacare was good. It’s hard to now set the bar for success so high that Trump’s policies are a “failure” while still claiming Obama’s ideas were a “success”. Especially when Trump bypasses the media (e.g. with twitter) and people start defining “success”/”failure” by what goes in in their daily lives.
Not just liberals, but self-described ‘conservatives’ who support unbalanced trade, open borders, big government (in the “right” areas) and other failed ideas are also having their ideology challenged by someone implementing the ideas deplorables want. Elites on both sides couldn’t stand it if deplorables know better than them.
“While Trump is arguably the most foul-mouthed President since Lyndon Johnson”
I distinctly remember reading about how foul-mouthed the White House Administration was with Rahm Emanuel as chief of staff, it likely included Obama but the press would never have mentioned Obama’s name.
Vile Hillary could make a Longshoreman blush but she’s their standard bearer, and yet they do cartwheels over a few four letter Anglo-Saxonisms from Trump.
The author is a delusional ass who happens to be right on his main point. FOX is NOT remotely comprable to the networks and the press generally ARE the enemy of not only the people but Truth and Justice. Many deserve to swing.
He doesn’t cow down to the left, he can’t be bought, and they can’t stop him....those are the main problems they have with him.
A president they can’t control.
I learned something - speaking the Truth and fighting back against those who would subjugate us puts one in the “most foul-mouthed” category...now, if only Kavanaugh wasn’t among the worst sexual offenders to ever be nominated for SCOTUS, we could hold our heads higher.....
PDJT has called fake news an enemy of the people. To my knowledge, he has not so labeled the “press”. The news record is promulgating a lie.
The media is the deep state.
Everywhere I go and everyone I talk to admires and thanks God for President Trump.
I won’t waste my time on the Fake News BS that we’re bombarded with 24/7.
Goebbels would be very proud.
When it comes to big media, remember that they cover only what fits the narrative and ignore everything else.
Exactly what stuck out to me. When has he been foul-mouthed? He May indeed curse, I dont know. But not on camera or on tape or in writing. Im not aware of a single instance.
The only 4-letter word that Trump uses is Fake!
And to the media, that is foul.
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