Thursday, January 19, 2017
Trump’s Message: Go on the Attack and Stay on It
At FrontPageMag by Daniel Greenfield
Below is an excerpt from David Horowitz’s new book, Big Agenda: President’s Trump’s Plan to Save America. See Mark Tapson’s review here; order the book here.
Ironically, it was a billionaire businessman who broke the mold in the 2016 presidential campaign and brought a new voice into Republican politics. Instead of focusing on taxes and regulations, Donald Trump took up the cause of the forgotten working class, promising to restore America’s industrial prowess and bring back the jobs that a corrupt elite with a globalist outlook had negotiated away in reckless trade deals that sent Americans to the back of the bus and squandered the prosperity they had created over generations.
The same globalism expressed in Hillary Clinton’s “dream” of common markets and open borders had underwritten an invasion of illegal immigrants that was driving down American wages, destroying American sovereignty, and making American citizens vulnerable to the violence of hundreds of thousands of criminals crossing into the country illegally.