Democratic Trumpsteria Continues

By David Limbaugh Published on March 10, 2018

If liberals would quit acting so crazy, maybe they would have a chance of making significant gains in Congress in the upcoming midterm elections and achieve their goal of eroding support for President Donald Trump. But it’s not gonna happen.

Support for Trump

Liberals’ extremism and outrageousness and conservatives’ failure to stop them created the conditions leading to Trump’s election. Now the left’s unrepentant persistence is sustaining and even increasing Trump’s support. Please let liberals’ learning disability continue.

They freak out over everything Trump does, apparently not realizing that their over-the-top reactions are way more unreasonable than anything Trump is doing. At a party fundraiser this past weekend, Trump quipped that Chinese President Xi Jinping is “now president for life. President for life. No, he’s great. And look, he was able to do that. I think it’s great. Maybe we’ll have to give that a shot someday.”

You can imagine the monolithic liberal media beta males congregating at their watercoolers and whispering, “I know he’s joking, but he does have authoritarian tendencies. Creepy.”

Liberals’ Hysteria

Some even raced to their bullhorns and made fools of themselves publicly with the specious claim. CNN’s Chris Cillizza penned an opinion piece under the title “This may be the scariest thing Donald Trump has said as president.”

Wow. Do you think Cillizza seriously believes that this is scarier than Trump’s promise to cut taxes, which has already led to an economic boom that jeopardizes the beleaguered Democrats’ upcoming electoral prospects? What about his promise to appoint judges who genuinely care about the Constitution and the rule of law? Those things are indeed frightening for Cillizza’s ilk, so he must have agonized over giving the nod to Trump’s dictator joke.

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In his quasi-hysterical piece, Cillizza wrote: “It’s not totally clear to me whether Trump was half-joking or not. Trump’s speech was behind closed doors.” Well, it’s not clear to me whether Cillizza is in possession of a humor molecule. His memory is also apparently on the blink, for he didn’t mention former President Barack Obama’s reported lament that it would be so much easier to be the president of China. Obama was complaining about the constitutional restraints that kept him from just dictating policy on certain issues. But his statement would have been much easier to take seriously than Trump’s because he actually did trample the Constitution every time he could get away with it. Yet his liberal media enablers stood silent.

Liberals’ hyperventilation over Trump’s tongue-in-cheek throwaways is a mild example of their venom and fruitcakery. When columnist Bethany Mandel published an op-ed in The New York Times relating her experience in buying a gun to protect her family, gun control activist Shannon Watts accused her on Twitter of having fear, paranoia and white privilege. Watts tweeted that Mandel’s white skin makes her less likely to be at risk as a gun owner, regardless of her hardscrabble background. “I guess you don’t believe in racism,” Watts tweeted to Mandel.

A Gift That Keeps on Giving

Leave it to an identity politics-obsessed leftist to invoke racism to attack a white Jewish wife and mother of three for purchasing a weapon to defend herself and her family in the face of actual threats made against her. I would say you can’t make this stuff up, but it’s better to say you don’t have to make this stuff up, because leftist nastiness and nuttiness are a gift that keeps on giving.

Speaking of which, when Attorney General Jeff Sessions strongly criticized Libby Schaaf — the mayor of Oakland, California — for warning immigrants who are here illegally about upcoming raids, she fired back that Sessions has racist motives. “How dare you distort the reality about declining violent crime in a diverse sanctuary city like Oakland, California, to advance your racist agenda?” she said. California Gov. Jerry Brown accused the federal government of launching a “reign of terror.” “This is basically going to war against the state of California,” Brown said.

It’s hard for me to understand how even leftists have the audacity to publicly admit that they think there is nothing illegal or immoral about a city official’s giving a heads-up to law violators that federal law enforcement officers are on the way.

OK, it’s not really that hard. Last year, California state Sen. Kevin de Leon claimed that the Trump administration’s law enforcement policies were based on principles of white supremacy rather than American values. And only about a month ago, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi shrieked that the Republicans’ immigration plan was designed to “make America white again.”

For all the Democrats’ stated concerns over Trump’s alleged excesses, he doesn’t hold a candle to their daily behavior even on his worst day. Recent polls show that Trump’s re-election prospects are looking pretty good. The game of politics is fluid and unpredictable, so these polls say little about what will happen in 2020. But they do tell us how these tired Democratic tactics are going over today.

As a Republican, I can only hope they continue.

 

David Limbaugh is a writer, author and attorney. His latest book is The True Jesus: Uncovering the Divinity of Christ in the Gospels. Follow him on Twitter @davidlimbaugh and his website at www.davidlimbaugh.com. 

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  • DeusVult1683

    Their outrage does indeed have consequences, like driving some Democrats like myself to the Republican party (or at least to the Independents). Trump’s like a lightning-rod to them, however I have doubts they’d be behaving very different if Clinton had won. Different excuses perhaps…

  • NellieIrene

    May they continue to be unhinged. We have a president who isn’t afraid to go “where angels fear to tread” , so to speak. He has a laundry list of campaign promises and he appears to be going through each and working toward making them a reality. If we could get an unshakable majority in Congress, I think he could thoroughly undo the damage of the Obama years and put us on a path of true prosperity and freedom (including religious) that we haven’t enjoyed in quite a while.

  • Karen

    You never claim that Trump was not actually serious in saying we should abrogate the Constitution and have a president for life. Had a Democrat said that you have impeached her that afternoon and removed her from office the next day, even if she said it while wearing a rubber clown nose and riding a unicycle at one of those allegedly funny dinners they have in DC.

    You love Trump because he lets you beat your wives and use ugly racial slurs in public and allows billionaires to rape the country. It shames me that you can call yourselves Americans. You are the worst people on the planet.

    • Bryan

      Did you read the part where Pres. Obama made similar comments but was not called out for them in the same manner as Pres. Trump is now?
      Actually many Presidents have made similar comments. It wasn’t until FDR lived it out that Congress decided to impose term limits instead of leaving it to the President to follow in Washington’s footsteps.
      It’s hard to get a vision accomplished in 8 years when you spend basically 4 of them campaigning to get re-elected. Then the last 4 you’re kind of a lame duck because it’s assumed that the next guy will try to undo what you did in order to leave his or her own mark on history.
      By the way, you last three sentences are really uncalled for in this forum.

      • Karen

        When did Obama ever say anything remotely like this? Please cite a link, and not to Breitbart or other RW lying crap. As for my last three sentences, do you read what the posters on this site say about liberals and feminists? Why on Earth should I be nice to people who accuse me of destroying the entire world because I want to be my own person and not the useless appendage of some man who resents and abuses me, which is the universal fate of conservative housewives?

        • Bryan

          Karen, I was referring to the following comment made in this article: “…he didn’t mention former President Barack Obama’s reported lament that it would be so much easier to be the president of China. Obama was complaining about the constitutional restraints that kept him from just dictating policy on certain issues.”
          I’m not going to search for a supporting reference for this particular link for two reasons: 1) I don’t have the time or inclination, and 2) this is something many presidents in the past have mulled over. I think Teddy Roosevelt lamented not staying in office for a third term, and so have other presidents back to Thomas Jefferson I believe. Actually it’s quite natural for persons in power to want to remain in power, some for good reasons and some for bad. For some to voluntarily give up power is the exception not the rule among people in general, not US Presidents in particular. In other words, I’d be more surprised if President Obama did not lament only being in office for eight years rather than for life or as often as he was elected.
          I can’t speak for every article or author on this site, however, I have not seen where any have accused you (specifically or in general) “of destroying the entire world because I want to be my own person and not the useless appendage of some man who resents and abuses me, which is the universal fate of conservative housewives”. I can speak to many of the commenters who have responded to you when you do express your concerns about that type of treatment and many have responded kindly, without malice to you and your position. Some have even responded with sympathy. I certainly cannot speak for all obviously. You are certainly no appendage of any one person. If I remember correctly from other previous comments, you are married to someone who loves and respects you as a woman and a person not as an object to be owned and that is good.
          That being said, I do not think the author of this article or other authors on this site beat their wives, use racial slurs in public (certainly not in this public forum), or are billionaires who rape this country or the world. So to call them such is therefore uncalled for.

  • Dena

    The Mayor of Oakland should go to jail for what she did. Her justification doesn’t even make sense?! She’s protecting violent criminals.

    Some things people are saying and pushing to be cultural norms doesn’t make sense. It’s not just Democrats. For example schools teaching kids you can be whatever gender you want to be – it’s about how you “feel” and not reality, colleges making safe spaces for their students and raising up a generation that can’t take any type of criticism (i.e. micro aggressions and white privilege), repeating over and over that people are born gay with no science to back it up, ect. Our society is going crazy while the church is asleep. None of this makes sense. We’ve become a society so concerned about offending people that we thrown common sense out the window.

    I don’t think this is something just Democrats are doing. This madness is coming from both sides.

    • James

      What if the people of Oakland and of California support her?

      • Bryan

        Does it make what she did any more or less legal? I know this is getting into the somewhat nebulous area of state rights vs federal right (at least in my mind, maybe I’d understand it better if I had studied law beyond high school government classes). My point, however, is that there are certain powers delegated to the state, certain powers delegated at the city/local level, and certain powers at the federal level. If what she’s doing violates the federal law specifically then the support of her people doesn’t matter until the federal law is changed or amended. Should the federal law apply in this situation is really a different question: Does federal law overstretch it’s intended reach by some of our immigration and other federal level laws? Or is the federal government too big and centralized? Should it be smaller?
        There are a lot of complex issues that have led to a bloated government, in my opinion, because, instead of working towards good solutions that maintained the balance of government, our elected and non-elected officials have tried easy, simple solutions that do not always address the true complexity of a problem. This has been going on since shortly after our inception as a country and has gotten worse as we’ve become more impatient, demanding progress now instead of working through solutions even when painful. We have several issues that have no quick fix today. It will take lots of temporary pain to fix them if we can stomach it.

        • James

          I would have thought a man named Jefferson Beauregard Sessions would be more supportive of States’ Rights.

  • James

    Trump and his policies are extremely unpopular in California.

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