Trump-hater Democrats losing the battle for hearts and minds
I was a teenager in the '60s, and I was baffled by and conflicted about the Vietnam War. On the one hand, I wanted to trust and support our political leaders, but on the other hand, I couldn't understand why our young men were dying on the other side of the planet. I was on the fence.
The best thing to ever happen to the left was the Vietnam War. It taught them how to organize, mobilize, protest, and resist.
But the worst thing to ever happen to the left also was the Vietnam War. They learned the wrong lesson. They thought they stopped the war by protesting it. The truth is that they stopped the war by persuading fence-sitters like me to jump down off of the fence and support them in stopping a carnage that was more visible than any war in history. Every time that I saw a protest on the news, I was encouraged and hopeful that the war might be stopped. The protests gained support for the resistance.
On November 8, I couldn't decide which candidate was worse, so I didn't vote for either. I was on the fence. Now every time I see a protest, I recoil. Now I am solidly on Team Trump. I intend to vote for him in 2020.
These protests are repelling fence-sitters into jumping down on the other side of the fence. The left must attract new supporters to come down on their side of the fence, not repel them onto the other side. In the '60s they opposed sending young men to die pointlessly (as they claimed). Today they oppose the results of an election. It's apples and oranges.
Meanwhile, Soros is funding leftist efforts everywhere. He is waiting for the right to overreact. He is waiting for the next Kent State. He needs martyrs. As long as the right remains calm, conservatives will be victorious, and Trump will be re-elected. If the conservatives respond with violence, they will lose my support. I hope they stay calm and allow the left to continue to be repellent.