Recent Posts

Don’t Let Climate Change Alarmism Ruin Your Future

 FREEDOMOUTPOST [The following was written by Jerry Newcombe and originally appeared at JerryNewcombe.com.  It has been reprinted with permission.] Many people ...

Read More

Dems Declare Pro-lifers Percent Non Grata

FRC Action There are politicians who base their decisions on polling -- and others who just do what's right. Then, there are the ...

Read More

House conservatives want information on TSA policies for undocumented immigrants

© Getty Images BY JULIEGRACE BRUFKE /thehill A group of House conservatives is seeking details on Transportation Security Administration (TSA) policies for screening ...

Read More

Why the Dems’ Push to Give Illegal Aliens the Power to Nullify American Votes Is So Dangerous

BORDER SECURITY Opinion piece: In New York and elsewhere, the true purpose of the Green Light Bill is nothing short of ...

Read More

B56536_BETHSINGER_FLAG

Democrats Were the Party of Segregation Years Ago, and they Still Are Today

BY MATT MARGOLIS /PJM Attempting to block integration at the University of Alabama, Governor George Wallace stands defiantly at the door while being confronted ...

Read More

Alex Acosta’s Team ‘Bent Over Backwards’ For Accused Child Sex Trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, 2007 Letter Said

DCwire By Daily Caller Peter Hasson /The Political Insider A U.S. attorney’s office under Alex Acosta “bent over backwards” for Jeffrey Epstein, Acosta’s ...

Read More

Revealed! Epstein Hanging Out With LIBERAL Celebs After 2008 Conviction

Follow CollinRugg Politics , Source: hollywoodreporter, /Trending Politics Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was recently arrested for sex trafficking minors and recent revelations show just ...

Read More

RECUSE YOURSELF: Epstein Judge, Who Locked Up Dinesh D’Souza, Was Appointed By Bill Clinton

By Patrick Howley /Big League Politics The U.S. District Court Judge presiding over the Jeffrey Epstein child trafficking case was appointed to ...

Read More

EPSTEIN VICTIM TESTIFIED BILL CLINTON VISITED 'ORGY ISLAND'

WND Contradicts former president's claim this week Jeffrey Epstein’s Little St. James Island in the U.S. Virgin Islands A woman who accused Jeffrey ...

Read More

Juanita Broaddrick: Bill Clinton’s Denials on Relationship With Epstein ‘Worthless’

News Commentary By Rusty | Featured Contributor |The Political Insider Juanita Broaddrick, a former nursing home employee who accused Bill Clinton of raping her decades ...

Read More

Latest News

[smoothslider]

Trump’s Patriotism Vs. The New Anti-Americanism

Share

The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.

Trump's Patriotism Vs. The New Anti-Americanism

Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci

Despite all the grousing and griping about his “politicizing” of the Fourth of July and “militarizing” America’s birthday, President Donald Trump turned the tables on his antagonists, and pulled it off.

As master of ceremonies and keynote speaker at his “Salute to America” Independence Day event, Trump was a manifest success.

A president acting as president is almost always a more effective campaigner than a president acting as campaigner. And Trump, in what he said and did not say, played the president Thursday night.

The crowd on the Mall was huge and friendly, extending from the Lincoln Memorial to the Washington Monument. The TV coverage was excellent. Friday, virtually every major newspaper had front-page stories and photos.

Earlier, former Vice President Joe Biden had snidely asked, “What, I wonder, will Donald Trump say this evening when he speaks to the nation at an event designed more to stroke his ego than celebrate American ideals?”

Thursday evening, Joe got his answer.

Despite predictions he would use “Salute to America” for a rally speech, the president shelved partisan politics to recite and celebrate the good things Americans of all colors and creeds are doing, and the great things Americans have done since 1776.

“Together, we are part of one of the greatest stories ever told — the story of America,” said Trump. “It is the epic tale of a great nation whose people have risked everything for what they know is right and what they know is true.”

Read more

 

Comments are closed.

Polls

Please take our reader satisfaction poll. Please select one from each part.

View Results