We have become so politically correct as a nation and so thin skinned as a people that you can now only say what you think, even if many people agree with you and your opinion runs according to our laws, IF …. you voice what the progressive left finds acceptable.
Well, businessman, celebrity and GOP Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, love him or not, announced his candidacy by saying:
“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people. It’s coming from more than Mexico. It’s coming from all over South and Latin America, and it’s coming probably – probably – from the Middle East. But we don’t know. Because we have no protection and we have no competence, we don’t know what’s happening. And it’s got to stop and it’s got to stop fast.”
Having lived in both California and Texas, states with high Latino populations, I certainly have heard many more than one Hispanic American utter those same sentiments.
Many think that Donald Trump just might be the wild card to beat?!? He has name recognition, business and economic prowess, knows all the big players; yet in a strange way is a man of the people because he says what many Americans think. It “resonates” both inside and outside the Republican Party, said former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele.
And from the moment Trump announced his candidacy both the left and the Republican Establishment have gone crazy. They realize he is a threat and has charisma, just like they realized that Sarah Palin was a threat and had charisma. So their destruction teams have jumped into full motion.
NBC, a White House affiliate, allegedly fired ‘The Donald’ for comments he made during his announcement speech. As usual they are carrying water for the progressive left and for the RINOs in both parties.
You can be sure that Trump is firing back!! He said immediately after NBC released their announcement that NBC backs a liar like Brian Williams but ‘allegedly’ fires me after making them a ton of money because I told the truth. He has threatened to sue both Univision and NBC for breach of contract and damages.
Trump’s campaign said, “As of today, Donald J. Trump is no longer affiliated with NBC. Mr. Trump stands by his statements on illegal immigration, which are accurate. NBC is weak, and like everybody else is trying to be politically correct — that is why our country is in serious trouble.”
Just when did it become the media and government’s job to censure our speech or censure the speech of our political candidates? And let us remember, It is easy to be for Freedom of Speech when you agree with what is being said! The true test of freedom of speech and freedom in general is allowing speech you disagree with!
A very controversial fight for freedom of speech was when Larry Flynt, one of the world’s most well-known publishers of pornography, published an unflattering parody of Jerry Falwell in Hustler, Falwell waged a suit that eventually went to the U.S. Supreme Court. The court ruled in Flynt’s favor, citing the First Amendment’s protection of freedom of speech, which was depicted in the film, The People vs. Larry Flynt [Blu-ray]. Funny how the left is happy when the law works for them and wants to ignore it when they disagree.