President Trump’s greatest skill may well be his ability to drive the left utterly insane.
If you doubt this, just think back on what the last two years have been like… then consider that the economy has been booming, crime is down nationally, and that President Trump hasn’t involved us in any new war… which is a first for any American under the age of 18.
And yet… even with life going so well for us, the left has been absolutely apoplectic for the last two years. And they don’t seem to be in any rush to calm down. Some of it isn’t their fault though… not with President Trump tweeting genius gems like this…
“We have just built this powerful Wall in New Mexico. Completed on January 30, 2019 – 47 days ahead of schedule! Many miles more now under construction! #FinishTheWall,” President Trump tweeted on Wednesday.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 20, 2019
Comedy Central’s Trevor Noah recently commented on the Jussie Smollett hoax and had something interesting to say… something I agree with. Noah said, “Like, I don’t know, we live in a world where people are too enthusiastic at jumping at stories that confirm their biases instead of just pausing and going, ‘what do I make of the story?’ What do I make of this story on my own volition? Forget your political anythings. Does it confirm your biases? That’s when I always think you have to be even more vigilant is when it confirms everything you believed.
And this goes for both sides of people because Trump supporters are in the deepest conspiracies ever. It’s not anyone is immune to this. But I think increasingly since Trump has come into power, people have become increasingly willing to accept any story that confirms anything about a Trump supporter or a white person. I’m always like do not become the thing you disdain. Don’t become the thing that you hate because then what are you fighting for if you’ve become the thing you’re trying to fight against…”
He’s not wrong. On the left and the right, we have to stop jumping to conclusions about stories that confirm our biases. (This happens WAY MORE on the Left, by the way.) He’s also right to point out that the left, and the media (but I repeat myself), seem all too willing to believe anything and everything they hear about Trump and his supporters, no matter how ridiculous it sounds. Maybe this should be a lesson to the crazed media left? Stop with the political activism and get back to reporting the news.