FAMILY REUNION: There's no other term to describe today's SAVE AMERICA rally in Des Moines, IA. It wasn't a political rally. It wasn't even what we Minnesotans call "a get-together." It was a joyful family reunion of the Great American Family of Patriots with President Trump, our beloved patriarch, as the great, big, warm patriotic heart at the center of our big happy patriotic family.
He looked good too, didn't he, Patriots? As strong and vibrant as ever. For a blessed few hours, it was just like the good ol' days. Trump whistlestopping by private jet. Vast MAGA crowds dancing, cheering, pledging, praying, singing and watching football together for hours as they waited to see him: our Re-Founding Father.
There's a term for the feeling at a Trump Rally: Camelot. Every time he holds a SAVE AMERICA rally, we taste Camelot again. Every time he leaves is more heart-breaking and intolerable than the last time.
Today in Des Moines, IA was no exception. Cheers rang. Patriotism swelled. And the love! The love was palpable.
Before every historic moment of Human Greatness, first there comes a "Hells No" moment. A Hero stands up and says, "ENOUGH!" drawing a line in the sand.
When Battle of the Bulge hero, General McAuliffe, responded to a Nazi surrender demand with one word, "Nuts!" that was a line in the sand.
When Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the Church door in Wittenberg, German and told the Diet of Worms, "Here I stand. I can do no other," that was a line in the sand.
When William Tyndale stood lashed to the stake at which he would be burned for translating the Bible into English, he said, "Lord, open the King of England's eyes." That was a line in the sand.
When Jean Luc Picard said, "We've made too many compromises already. Too many retreats...They assimilate entire worlds and we fall back. Not again. The line must be drawn here. This far! No farther!" that was a line in the sci-fi sand.
When Captain John Paul Jones shouted, "I have not yet begun to fight!" that was a line in the sand. (And don't you dare cancel my culture by calling his quote "apocryphal"!)
And last night when President Trump said, "This country...belongs to you, the American people. This is your home. This nation is your heritage. And our magnificent American Liberty is your God Given Right. The people of this land will not be ruled and talked down to by corrupt politicians, petty tyrants, left-wing bullies or socialist bureaucrats in a place called Washington, D. C. It's not gonna happen"...that was a magnificent line in the sand.
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