Skip to comments.Byron York: Asking for black votes, a very different Donald Trump
Posted on 08/17/2016 4:25:59 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
How many times have Donald Trump's supporters and critics debated whether he will pivot to a larger, more presidential candidacy? Too many to count. So put aside any talk of pivoting the fact is, Trump delivered a focused, powerful, and disciplined speech Tuesday night in West Bend, Wisconsin, about 45 minutes north of Milwaukee. Trump focused largely on problems that disproportionately afflict black Americans, arguing that his proposals on crime, immigration, trade, jobs, education, and other issues will improve African-American lives more than Hillary Clinton's.
Trump began by declaring, "We're at a decisive moment in this election," which few would deny, given Trump's perilous position in the polls. Last week he laid out a jobs plan, Trump said, and on Monday he outlined a plan to defeat radical Islamic terrorism. Now, he came to discuss "how to make our communities safe again."
Calling the recent riots in Milwaukee "an assault on the right of all citizens to live in security and live in peace," Trump won applause with the declaration that "Law and order must be restored."
"The main victims of these riots are law-abiding African-American citizens living in these neighborhoods," Trump continued. "It's their jobs, it's their homes, it's their schools and communities which will suffer the most as a result. There's no compassion in tolerating lawless conduct for anyone."
Trump charged that Clinton and the Obama administration have pushed a "totally false" narrative of widespread police abuse across the United States. "The problem in our poorest communities is not that there are too many police," Trump argued. "The problem is that there are not enough police."
"Those peddling the narrative of cops as a racist force in our society a narrative supported with a nod by my opponent share directly in the responsibility...
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
Trump hit the nail right on the head when he said Hillary condescends to blacks. FINALLY someone with the guts to tell the truth
beneath Mitt and Jeb!
You know it must be a good speech because the usual detractors are hemming and hawing at it and throwing in some but, but, buts.
Same thing happened after the foreign policy speech. Even George will was taken back but snidely commented, See See, he’s pivoting to the center.
A wonderful speech.
I always keep wondering if that will ever change... sadly I dont think so. Only the stupid Jews are as bad.
Wrong as always.
And note both the foreign policy speech and the law and order speech have now been watched by some half million viewers on various Youtube links.
Bypassing the MSM big time.
Umm, for those of close to the Jewish Community, you might want to rephrase that. However, it wouldn’t surprise me in the next 80+ days he gives a speech that encompasses National Security and Israel and his 100% support of Israel therein that would get the attention (if not in detail, perhaps on a cursory level ) of American Jews, ( Orthodox, Conservative, & Reform ). FWIW, and not getting into details, I am hearing Jews have had it with Obama, and some WILL NOT pull the lever for Shrillary...
Good article, but I will have to disagree with this statement:
“Trump began by declaring, “We’re at a decisive moment in this election,” which few would deny, given Trump’s perilous position in the polls.”
Reagan was further behind Carter even up to and including October.
Also, I did not hear him say anything that he has not been saying since he entered the race. He merely aimed his speech mostly at blacks, but he has voiced the same sentiments many times previously.
As for the teleprompter, I watched a documentary a bit about Reagan last night. Reagan routinely spoke from notes he held in his hand. I would prefer from now on that Trump would follow suit. During the give and take of a news conference, that would not be necessary.
Perhaps you should look at the voting RECORDS... Jews are second ONLY to blacks...+90%
You mean the the dims will only get 89% of the Jewish vote... I feel better already.
Trump to Inner City Citizens, especially Blacks.
Your living conditions are horrible. You have voted for Democratic leadership for about 100 years. Those Progressive Democrat leadership and bigots and do not care about you, only your vote.
Vote Trump for a bright future.
Vote Hillary, and get more of the same, including riots.
Y’know, I care about my fellow man, but if he votes to continue policies proven to result in crappy outcomes, then I no longer fell responsible for that crappy outcome
THIS does not seem to be the Byron York who we’ve seen in the past months. Such praise he has for our broad shouldered man.
IF America was awake last night, they would have seen a man, growing in strength, a man growing into the highest office of our land. He, in a short amount of time, laid out the entire reason America must vote for him if we are to ever return to that special place we call home.
Not only the switch-er-ru for a larger, wider audience, but the threads of his entire speech woven to make the whole cloth. And the pastor’s prayer before the speech, truly one which was right on target, asking from Above exactly what is deemed necessary.
DJT delivered, and if Byron York has come to realize the man does have America’s best interest at heart, perhaps others might make the same realization. Monster vote, he we come.
Please see post 14. A prize winning speech was given last night.
If they weren’t awake when the speech was given, they seem to watch it now instead. Look at my post #9.
can you tell the percentage of Blacks that vote Democrat? and then Jews? hint.. I already know the answer.
He can talk til his jaw falls off... he is NOT changing those percentages enough to make any difference...
A kiss on the cheek and a knife in the back. No matter how positive the circumstances may be, the Trump haters are always ready with the shiv.
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