Conservative commentator, Pat Buchanan says that President Trump may very well have found the secret formula for winning reelection in the SOTU message.
It was well received by all groups, including 30% of Democrats, 97% of Republicans and 80% of independents. Obviously, people love the Trump economy and 72% overall, agree with his programs on immigration. President Trump won in 2016 by focusing on the economy and immigration and he can do it again.
People do not want drugs and human traffickers pouring across the border unchecked, which is the Democratic position. And they do not was MS-13 gangs roaming the streets and torturing people to death on a regular basis. So…
Trump was not only unapologetic in defense of his wall. He seemed to relish savaging the rising radicalism of Democrats on two critical issues many Democrats have, since their 2018 triumph, seized upon: abortion on demand, right up to the day of birth, and soak-the-rich socialism.
“Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new calls to adopt socialism in our country,” Trump thundered. “America was founded on liberty and independence – not government coercion, domination, and control. We are born free, and we will stay free.”
“America will never be a socialist country,” Trump roared, as the camera focused in on the scowling face of Sen. Bernie Sanders.
The GOP ovation was thunderous, the Democratic silence revealing. Understandable. For, as in the 1972 Nixon landslide, Democrats appear to be coming down with “McGovern
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the rookie sensation in Nancy Pelosi’s House, has called for a U.S. income tax rate of 70 percent. As California and New York City have state and local tax rates of 12 percent that are no longer deductible on federal taxes, their most successful residents could be forced to fork over four-fifths of all income every year in taxes.