Fortunes do change; improbabilities do happen. No one knows for sure what would happen down the road in November 2020, but this much I know that if the elections were held today, Donald Trump would win by a landslide.
Out of the twenty Democratic hopefuls, eighteen (with the exception of Tulsi Gabbard and John Hickenlooper) have been singing the gloom and doom of America. Their fear tactics and self-deprecation won’t get them into the White House. People are not fools. History repeats itself. Not too long away, President Clinton won overwhelmingly against Republican Bob Dole despite Republicans’ scream and obsession over Lewinsky affair and Whitewater. Mr. Obama defeated Mitt Romney, winning a majority of both the popular vote and the Electoral College to earn a second term while the Republicans wasted nation’s energy and air time over Benghazi Mission and Obamacare.
Similarly, the Democratic candidates are preoccupied with open border, free health care and schooling of illegal immigrants, federally funded abortion for women and transsexuals and abolition of private insurance. They are so fixated on Trump that Biden even said that the first thing he’d do after entering the White House is that he’d defeat Trump. They are losing their bearing and intellect. Who are they trying to impress? We are not ignorant nincompoops.
Their supporters, the liberal police has terrorized the ordinary citizens of the nation and have virtually shut them up from expressing their opinion. Columnist Peggy Noonan put it the best in Wall Street Journal, “Every day, Americans are told of the endless ways they are falling short. If we don’t show the ‘proper’ level of understanding according to a talking head, then we are surely racist. If we don’t embrace every sanitized PC talking point, then we must be heartless. If we have the audacity to speak our mind, then we are most definitely a bigot.” We, the ordinary people are fed up with this kind of social engineering and terrorism.
Whether you like Trump or hate him, we cannot sweep some of his achievements under the rug:
· Almost 4 million jobs created since election
· More than 400,000 manufacturing jobs created since election
· Economic growth hit in the range of 3 to 4 percent
· Median household income hit highest level ever recorded
· African-American and Hispanic unemployment hit the lowest rate ever recorded
· Almost 3.9 million Americans lifted off food stamps since the election
· Record number of regulations eliminated
· United States is a net natural gas exporter for the first time since 1957
· NATO allies are spending $69 billion more on defense since 2016
· Concluded a historic U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal to replace unfair NAFTA
· Reached an agreement with the E.U. to increase U.S. export
· Got rid of ISIS
· Stopped Syria from using chemical weapons against its citizens
· Despite prediction of jingoism, he is the only president to make personal friendship with major world leaders – both foes and friend
· North Korea stopped testing nuclear weapons and ICBMs
· He is fighting tooth and nail for immigration reform, border security and trade equality
Reminds you of Regan’s landslide victory during his second term? Again, whether you like Trump or hate him, that’s what he will talk about in his campaign while the Democrats will while away their time on rhetoric, shenanigans and symbolism. Unfortunately people sublimate more about bread and butter, national security and infrastructure issues than absurdities. As I said in the beginning of this article, “Fortunes do change; improbabilities do happen.”
Maybe, the Democrats will wake up before it’s too late.