World Affairs Brief, January 22, 2021 Commentary and Insights on a Troubled World.
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Trump’s Farewell Speech
I was extremely disappointed that Trump was talked out of pardoning Julian Assange and Edward Snowden for exposing Deep State secrets. That was a serious failure and cements my feeling that we need another champion in the conservative movement going forward. Trump has the rhetoric but not the substance.
In his professionally written farewell speech, Trump said the movement we have started is just beginning. Actually, it is probably at its maturity and will decline and fracture if a large percentage of Trump supporters continue to be led astray by disinformation claims and false hope. Trump is even pondering starting a new political party, but that will only split off from Republicans and ensure that we never gain majority status again. Continue reading “Skousen: Trump’s Farewell Speech — Rhetoric without Substance”