Trump’s Clarifying Effect
U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Witnessing the political left’s increasing irrationality and aggressiveness is, in the obvious sense, discouraging, but on the bright side, it’s immensely clarifying.
People with selective memories may be unaware, but the left’s extremism and fascism are nothing new. Donald Trump is not the root cause of its angst, nor is he the first Republican president on the receiving end of such unhinged hatred.
Never forget the Democrats’ character assassination of such honorable judicial appointees as Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas. Go back and watch some of Ted Kennedy’s (and Joe Biden’s) outrageous speeches condemning such nominees.
Concerning the left’s attitude toward GOP presidents, let’s not begin with Richard Nixon, because given his Watergate-related behavior, few will remember or acknowledge the left’s preceding viciousness toward him. But how can anyone forget the epithets and derision routinely hurled at President Reagan — that “amiable dunce” and warmongering cowboy who was determined to provoke nuclear war with the Soviet Union? Instead of giving Reagan a deserved Nobel Peace Prize for his dominant role in bringing down that evil empire, liberals chose instead to idolize and credit Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, endlessly slobbering over his unfolding of glasnost and perestroika. To hear …Read the Rest