Among a political class of overreactors, the president resisted panic.
Source: Did Trump Downplay Covid Enough?
Civis Americanus: Some of my Democratic friends have asked me how I can possibly consider voting for Donald Trump in light of his vulgar comments about women and his alleged disrespect for fallen American soldiers. The answer is that the election is not about Donald Trump or Joe Biden; it is about the future of the United States.
Source: Civilization vs. Anarchy at stake in 2020 election
The Democrats have played a long game and are confident that, when they begin their openly planned coup, the military will support them. Michael Anton’s essay is framed as a question: “ The Coming Coup ?” In fact, Anton proves that the planned coup is already in play.
Let me repeat what might have been lost on you: One of the scenarios was a “clear Trump win.” That is, the Democrats are not talking about making an uproar if there’s a repeat of the 2000 election when one state (Florida) had a narrow victory for Bush. Instead, the Democrats are saying that if Trump has a repeat of Nixon’s 49-state sweep, they’re going to take to the street.
Source: The Democrats’ plan for the military in the coming coup
Trump haters wage a war on standards and use his bad behavior as an excuse.
The critics will say this is all whataboutism. But that’s not an answer, it’s an evasion. If norms are norms, they apply to everyone. Unfortunately, as my colleague Kim Strassel notes in her book “Resistance (at All Costs),” the reigning standard of the Trump norm busters is this: “You either hate the man, or you are as bad as the man.”
Source: All the President’s Norms
A favorite leftist argument is that something is “for the children.” To really benefit kids, protect them from the left and vote for Trump. How often have you heard leftists insist upon a person or policy by saying, “It’s for the children.” Obamacare was “for the children.” An open border was “for the children.” The unconstitutional DREAM program was “for the children.” The left, despite it’s obsession with abortion, is always for the children.
But there may be an ugly side to that. It turns out that a lot of those people who are “for the children,” don’t actually have children’s best interests in mind. This is a bit of a rough post, because I’m trying to refine the concept about the left and child abuse, on the one hand, and Trump’s incredible push to rescue children from dangerous situations on the other hand. I’d appreciate it, if you have good sites, if you would include them in the comments.
Have you noticed how many of the Antifa and BLM militia members are either teachers or child predators? Already back in March, before the riots got going, Anna Slatz was writing at the Post Millennial that “Antifa has a pedophile problem.” Her essay begins with the pedophile heading Ireland’s Antifa organization, but then expands to Antifa as a whole…
Source: A vote for Trump is a vote for the children
Back then I thought I was a Never Trumper. Now I realize I was wrong. If the election took place today, I would vote to re-elect President Trump.
I still find Mr. Trump’s style grating, and I cringe at his narcissism. Some of his junior subordinates are wanting in talent or experience. His friendliness with the dictators of Russia and North Korea is wrong-headed, even dangerous. As for ethics, I believe he hasn’t sufficiently ensured that his hotel empire derives no profit from hosting U.S. and foreign government officials. And I think the president clearly doesn’t understand the principle of mutual gains from trade.
Source: I Was Never Trump. Not Anymore.