October 15, 2021

If you subscribe to the mailings from SAVE AMERICA PAC, you receive all the messages that former President Trump would likely be sending out on Twitter if Twitter hadn’t taken him off. They’re a mixed bag --- just as his tweets were, of course --- and a few of them would’ve perhaps been better left unsaid, but many are pithy and spot-on brilliant, and they include links to newsworthy articles.

Some are funny, too, such as the one he sent out on Thursday with the subject line, “DO YOU MISS ME YET?”

The full headline was: “ICYMI: ‘How’s Biden doing? Do you miss me yet?’ Trump attacks Biden’s mounting crises...” There’s a link to an article by Bob Crilley at the U.K.’s DAILY MAIL, and his headline goes on to include the words, “...with new poll giving him 30-point lead over 2024 Republican rivals DeSantis and Pence.”


The Crilley story features a previous email from Trump that noted the many catastrophes erupting on Biden’s watch. “COVID is raging out of control, our supply chains are crashing with little product in our stores, we were humiliated in Afghanistan, our border is a complete disaster, gas prices and inflation are zooming upward --- how’s Biden doing? Do you miss me yet?”

That’s a rhetorical question; he knows the answer. Polling shows that President Trump is the runaway favorite to run in 2024. A Morning Consult poll for POLITICO published Wednesday showed that of almost 2,000 people polled, some 70 percent of Republicans said Trump should run again. As for the nomination, 47 percent of Republicans already thought he should get it, compared to 13 percent for former VP Mike Pence and 12 percent for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. (Mitt Romney got 3 percent; who ARE those people?)

But Trump has said publicly that he won’t make a decision until after next year’s midterm elections. Last week, it was reported that he wanted to go ahead and announce his intention to run but that aides talked him out of it. We don’t know if that’s true but wouldn’t be surprised.

At his rally in Des Moines on Saturday, he enumerated the many disasters that have resulted from the Biden Touch: massive illegal immigration, drug cartels flourishing, inflation, China taking over jobs, the Taliban ruling Afghanistan and more. It’s true: waking up every day to reports of the latest Biden-caused debacle is like watching a very slow-motion train wreck. It goes on and on, with gears grinding and seemingly endless destruction, and you don’t want to look but you do. It’s like a bad dream.

“There’s never been anything like what has happened,” Trump said in Des Moines. And he’s right. I say this having lived through the Carter administration. As bad as some things were then, this country faces more serious challenges now, every way we turn, from without and within.

So, if/when Trump does hit the comeback trail, some things are going to have to be different. Certainly Republicans have to do whatever it takes to have a transparent voting process in states that mismanaged that. We absolutely cannot stand for a repeat of 2020. And if the FBI tries again to tie the former President with the likes of Vladimir Putin, this will be met with howls of derision. I think those in the political middle who might have bought it the first time around are smart enough not to fall for it again.

The image of Trump throwing his MAGA hat into the ring again got us thinking about a commentary written almost a year ago by our staff writer/researcher Laura Ainsworth, about what she thought President and then-candidate Trump should say to America before the 2020 election. It turned out to be quite prescient in its description of a future Biden administration.


“Most Biden supporters really don’t know much about their own candidate --- his fading mind, his serious scandals, his lying and plagiarizing, his creepiness with women and girls, his singular lack of accomplishment, his malleability by the far-left and much more –- or even their own radicalized party,” she wrote at the time. “They just know they don’t like Trump. And for that reason, they’re ready to put into power the worst group of people imaginable.”

This all turned out to be true. The media hushed up the Hunter Biden laptop scandal and downplayed old Joe’s cognitive issues and all his other weaknesses. Most supporters assumed he was a moderate and had little idea what the country was in for with the far-left in charge. What’s also true is that we couldn’t have asked for worse people to run our country than those he brought in. Exhibit A: Attorney General Merrick Garland, a political hack who cares nothing even for the rights of parents angry at the indoctrination of their children.

Since the “Trump” that some voters hated was a fictional creation --- one that Trump admittedly played into with some of his tweets --- Ainsworth had wanted him to give a speech specifically addressing the way voters felt about him, and “most of all,” she wrote, “to show how dreadful for our country the alternative would be.”

“Because they don’t like ME,” she’d wanted him to say, “some Americans might unwittingly put into power a radical political machine that will decimate their most basic freedoms, with ruthless, violent tactics and a long list of demands that will change America into something unrecognizable, probably forever.”

The piece goes on about other forms of ruination a Biden presidency would bring: abuse of the justice system, money pouring in to radical leftist groups, the politicization of science (wow, that one went into overdrive), the continued decline of “journalism,” lax law enforcement, “anti-racism” dividing Americans, the rewriting of history, and more.

This was written in 2020 as a caution, but, sadly, it describes the chaos of 2021 America under the Biden administration. Trump lost, and it all happened. Actually, there was more; for example, the swift destruction of the southern border and trillions in crazy spending.

But this was the speech Trump should have given to the nation in 2020, to tell America who he really was, how much he loves our country, and to warn everyone of what was really hiding within the ultra-radical, rights-crushing Democrat party. Unfortunately, he didn’t. And so, simply because a lot of people didn’t like Trump’s rough style and his tweets, or believed stupid made-up stories about white supremacy and/or Russia collaboration, they gave the “unknown moderate” a try.

As a result, the margin of victory was so close in strategic counties that it’s not even possible without full, transparent audits in a number of states to prove who really won.

Disaster ensued on Day 1 of the Biden administration, and it is still ensuing. If Trump runs again, as he seems itching to do, he has to make sure the left doesn’t hijack the process as they did last time. One ray of hope: I do think voters have learned the hard way and will no longer let a few “mean tweets” stand in the way of what’s good for our country.

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  • Denise Miller

    11/01/2021 04:04 PM

    I wish people would stop saying Trump lost. He didn't lose. It was stolen from him in all the various ways election laws were changed last minute and mail in ballots being abused.

  • Floyd Henderson

    10/21/2021 09:33 AM

    I remember an explanation from the old Soviet Union for why their store shelves were empty (and people were waiting in long lines to buy basic goods) and the U.S. shelves were full. It went something like this: the Soviet Union residents had plenty of money for buying everything available in the stores while the U.S. people had no money to buy what the stores had, so sadly the shelves remained full of goods. According to our Secretary of Transportation, Biden has evidently turned the U.S. into the Soviet Union.

  • Diane marks

    10/18/2021 06:42 PM

    We need to work to make sure no more fraud happens during the elections. We need to get involve in the election process and also and also work as poll workers to be in the inside. Start writing to our representatives in government to make sure the fraud stops. And someone needs to take a stand and protect parents from Marland.

  • Ed Thompson

    10/18/2021 04:27 PM

    Dear President Donald Trump—— YESWEMISSYOU! But then again we actually voted for you. In our mind you were the best president for America in a long long long long long time! Please run again.


    10/18/2021 11:35 AM

    Laura Ainsworth was spot on. The 2020 election showed people will vote against their own best interests just because they don't like the candidate's personality. They couldn't forgive his crude and arrogant behavior, but most of all his lack of humility. Apparently good policies are not enough.

  • Kenneth Albert Lilley

    10/18/2021 09:58 AM

    Dear Gov Huckabee, I realize you can’t make an outright statement confirming a stolen election. But how about making a statement regarding the hundreds of signed affidavits from the people who actually witnessed voter tampering? What about all the evidence of voter fraud found by Sidney Powell or Mayor Gulianni? What about the evidence presented by Mike Lindell? You could be making a statement without making a statement for the benefit of your listenership. Maybe I’m wrong, but I believe that the seeds of voter integrity need to by watered. Otherwise they will surely die off! GOD Bless You, Ken

  • Dorothy Gable

    10/18/2021 09:38 AM

    Wow - it would be nice if the country would wake up and secure local elections - even in the big cities. However, even as disturbing is a conversation I recently had with an older American who still clings to the media's portrayal of Trump that he is coarse, rude and definitely not presidential material. Although he is a conservative in many areas, he would not acknowledge that the 2020 election had been fraudulent. Unless America will acknowledge President Trump's many successes and the Biden administration's failures in every sector, 2024 with Trump as the candidate, might be a sad repeat of 2020. But - maybe it really doesn't matter who runs on the Republican ticket for president - perhaps the Democrats are governing as autocrats because they have the best machines in place. Only God knows - we can pray and spread the message, but God sets the times. Never give up for we seek not only fair governments here, but an eternal city on a hill.

  • tom jeffs

    10/18/2021 08:21 AM

    GOAL: section 230 applies UNTIL UNTIL UNTIL the judicial branch of government formally declares a user to be a monopoly - - - - - - - -

    I am an alum of Israel Experience 2012 AND one of the four "regulars" of the Huckabee Show (according to Jennifer Ruhle) - - - - - - -

    I don't think you do read these but keep smiling Mike - - - - - - -

  • Joanne W Waite

    10/18/2021 01:40 AM

    Loved how you referred to President Biden - "unknown moderate" ... well he is as he constantly looks like where he is, is UNKNOWN! I will be 82 years young in 2 days, but I fear for my children and grandchildren as I will soon graduate to glory. Am glad that they earned all their AWANA verses, because those hid in hearts may be the only way to go forward! In the meantime, keep looking up!

  • Robert Martynowski

    10/17/2021 09:33 PM

    Excellent article! Especially after I had just read Bill O'Reilly's excellent column "The Steal" - https://www.billoreilly.com/b/The-Steal/-404536639918521996.html