Monday, August 22, 2016

In 1995, Bill Clinton channeled Donald Trump - (You gotta listen, folks - 1:24)

Here is a short clip of Bill Clinton in his 1995 State of the Union address.

It sounds just like a Donald Trump speech from 2016. What has changed so much that ideas and policies spoken by Bill Clinton that received bi partisan applause in 1995 but are castigated and branded xenophobic and racist 
Common sense then has become inflammatory rhetoric today.
Just a year before this speech, the man sitting behind Clinton, Newt Gingrich, formulated a macro plan called “Contract with America," part of which required a balancing of the budget. The plan succeeded for a micro second. Bill Clinton was of course quick to seize credit.
So what has changed in America since that late 20th century era? Border security and fiscal responsibility were embraceable ideas.
How did the mood change? I would suggest the following.
Fifteen years more of indoctrination of college students at our Universities
Fifteen years more of massive visa overstays and illegal immigration
Fifteen years more of media pumping out the message of the Left
Fifteen more years of massive federal expansion
Eight years of Barack Obama, Valerie Jarret, Eric Holder and now Loretta Lynch
I invite further considerations.