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The Very Online Left is livid over Night Two of the Republican National Convention. Why? Trump pardoned a reformed ex-con and swore in several new immigrants. This is the pickle Democrats and the Media have gotten themselves into. Yet again.
The unhinged rage at everything this president does might earn them back-pats in their gated communities, but makes them look, well, unhinged to everyone else. The more they scream about a presidential pardon, average voters think ‘oh, that was cool to pardon a guy.’ By condemning a naturalization ceremony, they think, ‘I wish I would have seen that. Guess I should tune-in for Night Three.’
The left remains unable to pick their battles but treats every Trump utterance with sputtering denunciations and comparisons to Hitler. Trump rings a bell, the baying left drools. (At this point, if the President said Pavlov’s dog was cute, the media would claim puppy breath was a Kremlin-funded bioweapon.)
As with Night One, Tuesday’s presentation ran smoothly with compelling speakers from across America. Instead of Hollywood’s A-list, there was a dairy farmer, a truck driver, and a New Mexico cop who adopted the child of an opioid addict. A Maine lobstah-man shared his great accent, as did the mayor of a small town in Minah-sohhda.
The rising star of the night was Daniel Cameron, Kentucky’s new Attorney General, who again stressed the need for African Americans to give Trump another look. Nick Sandmann, high school graduate (and owner of CNN) quietly blasted cancel culture and donned a MAGA hat for the close.
The best speech goes to First Lady Melania Trump. Deeply empathetic, warm, and great-hearted, the White House should encourage her to give more speeches (as uncomfortable as she might be with that). We’re used to seeing a lot more of our First Ladies but the press has seemingly embargoed Melania — unless they’re criticizing her shoes.
Like many, I expected the RNC to be as least as slipshod as the DNC was last week. Instead, the GOP has presented a positive, inspiring message aimed directly at those voters not consumed by the 24/7 political outrage machine.
There’s a good reason for the Left to rage. They’re worried.Published in