Trump is a dictator?

February 11, 2018

“If It Weren’t For Double Standards…” Dept: At this link is a round-up of quotes from top Democrats who are now blasting President Trump as a wannabe Hitler/Stalin/Kim Jong Un for proposing a military parade. Oh, not quotes of their attacks on Trump! If I did that, I’d just be like 95% of commentators in the media. No, these are quotes from the same Democrats, from before Trump’s presidency, when they thought a military parade was a peachy idea and were proposing it themselves. I’m also going to assume based on past performance that their current protests over the parade’s cost to taxpayers should not be taken seriously.

Frankly, I don’t know whether a military parade is a good idea or not, although I’m in favor of anything that helps honor our troops and reminds Americans of the sacrifices they make for us every day, something that too many people are inclined to forget. But I do lean toward it if for no other reason than it’s being mocked and attacked so strongly by the left and the media (but I repeat myself) that it must be a swell proposition.


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A few other interesting historical sidelights to put the “Trump is a dictator” nonsense in perspective: Not only did many of Trump’s critics once approve of military parades (before Trump proposed one, of course), but so did other Presidents they claim to idolize, including FDR and JFK. In fact, the longest military parade of all time was launched by Theodore Roosevelt, who famously sent America’s “Great White Fleet” (16 battleships and other vessels painted white) on a two-year ‘round-the-world “goodwill tour.” It served the dual purpose of paying friendly visits to other nations and showing what would appear on their shores if they started any trouble. Like Trump’s proposed parade, any claim that it was a waste of money has to be balanced by the money saved from the wars it prevented by scaring the pants off people who decided not to start one.

Finally, two hilarious twists: Trump said he actually got the idea from the Bastille Day Parade in Paris, which means Democrats attacking it are actually attacking France, the nation so many of them think we should emulate. And just by floating the suggestion, Trump got Democrats to spend the past week publicly badmouthing the idea of honoring the military. The DC Council even threatened to block any military parade inside Washington, with the chairman calling it “contrary to democratic ideals” (capitalize the “d” in “Democratic,” and the campaign commercials write themselves).

If the Macy’s Parade ever includes a balloon honoring a cartoon character named “The King of Trolls,” it will have to resemble Trump for the way he trolls Democrats and makes it look easy to get them to sabotage themselves.

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  • Floyd Kimmel

    02/18/2018 01:49 AM

    What's wrong with a military parade as long as it set up to honor and show respect. To our soldiers. After all look at what the left parades consist of.

  • Billie R Hayworth

    02/12/2018 08:36 PM

    President Trump, the greatest president ever. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the greatest press sec ever!!! What a lovely lady!!!!

  • Sondra

    02/12/2018 01:14 PM

    I don't laugh easily, especially out loud and especially in these troubled times...but I "hooted" over your comments about Tide Pods today! Keep up the fun I see in your comments everyday...makes life easier and far more enjoyable, and in addition, gives us some information to keep our heads out of the sand.

  • Shauna Dickerson

    02/12/2018 11:17 AM

    Can someone tell me why my Facebook wall is covered with what seems to me to be anti-Trump/Love Hillary propaganda. Full of memes saying, "Do you agree that Hillary is one of the most admired women of the century", "Would you vote for Michelle in 2020?" "Polls show that Barack Obama was one of the top 10 presidents of all time?" This is so absurd and so blatantly, well, propaganda and I'm wondering, Mr Huckabee, if you could look into this nonsense. I'm sure other conservatives are being inundated with this stuff as well.

  • Stephen Russell

    02/12/2018 08:42 AM

    No, or hed clean out his Inner circle BIG time in WH & clean out waste & abuse in DC alone Full time IE Ex Orders:
    Next shutdown, see 500K employees of Govt leave DC since "non essential". etc A-Z
    So hes not doing that alas. Or doing it with others doing dirty work.

  • Robin F Bryant

    02/12/2018 08:22 AM

    Many have forgotten the Reagan days. If people will go back and study his platforms and accomplishments, they will find that there are tremendous similarities between President Trump and President Reagan. America strong, competitive and respected. Say what you want, both have backed down our enemies without payoffs. Both irritate the liberal media, and win, in most cases, and both stand on principles that are best for our great country.

    Thanks always for your insights. This country missed two great opportunities to have a great president in You. God Bless and keep you safe.

  • Fred Hinderer

    02/12/2018 12:19 AM

    President Trump connected with the American people in the State of the Union Address. By planning a patriotic parade honoring our military; it will continue to improve his support with the American people. The evil left is desperate in their hatred... even to the point of absurdity.

  • Carolyn Bell

    02/12/2018 12:05 AM

    Enjoy your comments keep them coming I watched your show tonight it was great