FW: Very good analysis

Subject: FW: BRILLIANT!!!!! -"And America said, ³No.²

I cannot add any words to the “brilliance” expressed in the article below; it’s one for the ages………Sonny

"This is the most BRILLIANT article I have seen to date, as to what happened last Tuesday. For those who do not understand how it could have happened, this is a magnificently-written explanation. I wish our liberal friends would take the time to read this and perhaps they would understand what was building up in the hearts of Americans for eight years, and why approximately 60 MILLION people could not vote for the Democrat candidate, as flawed as Donald Trump may be. It had nothing to do with sexism or racism." 
American Uprising 
November 9, 2016
Daniel Greenfield
Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam.
This wasn’t an election. It was a revolution.
It’s midnight in America. The day before fifty million Americans got up and stood in front of the great iron wheel that had been grinding them down. They stood there even though the media told them it was useless. They took their stand even while all the chattering classes laughed and taunted them.
They were fathers who couldn’t feed their families anymore. They were mothers who couldn’t afford health care. They were workers whose jobs had been sold off to foreign countries. They were sons who didn’t see a future for themselves. They were daughters afraid of being murdered by the “unaccompanied minors” flooding into their towns. They took a deep breath and they stood.
They held up their hands and the great iron wheel stopped.
The Great Blue Wall crumbled. The impossible states fell one by one. Ohio. Wisconsin. Pennsylvania. Iowa. The white working class that had been overlooked and trampled on for so long got to its feet. It rose up against its oppressors and the rest of the nation, from coast to coast, rose up with it.
They fought back against their jobs being shipped overseas while their towns filled with migrants that got everything while they got nothing. They fought back against a system in which they could go to jail for a trifle while the elites could violate the law and still stroll through a presidential election. They fought back against being told that they had to watch what they say. They fought back against being held in contempt because they wanted to work for a living and take care of their families.
They fought and they won.
This wasn’t a vote. It was an uprising. Like the ordinary men chipping away at the Berlin Wall, they tore down an unnatural thing that had towered over them. And as they watched it fall, they marveled at how weak and fragile it had always been. And how much stronger they were than they had ever known.
Who were these people? They were leftovers and flyover country. They didn’t have bachelor degrees and had never set foot in a Starbucks. They were the white working class. They didn’t talk right or think right. They had the wrong ideas, the wrong clothes and the ridiculous idea that they still mattered.
They were wrong about everything. Illegal immigration? Everyone knew it was here to stay. Black Lives Matter? The new civil rights movement. Manufacturing? As dead as the dodo. Banning Muslims? What kind of bigot even thinks that way? Love wins. Marriage loses. The future belongs to the urban metrosexual and his dot com, not the guy who used to have a good job before it went to China or Mexico.
They couldn’t change anything. A thousand politicians and pundits had talked of getting them to adapt to the inevitable future. Instead they got in their pickup trucks and drove out to vote.
And they changed everything.
Barack Hussein Obama boasted that he had changed America. A billion regulations, a million immigrants, a hundred thousand lies and it was no longer your America. It was his.
He was JFK and FDR rolled into one. He told us that his version of history was right and inevitable.
And they voted and left him in the dust. They walked past him and they didn’t listen. He had come to campaign to where they still cling to their bibles. He came to plead for his legacy.
 And America said, “No.”
Fifty millions Americans repudiated him. They repudiated the Obamas and the Clintons. They ignored the celebrities. They paid no attention to the media. They voted because they believed in the impossible. And their dedication made the impossible happen.
Americans were told that walls couldn’t be built and factories couldn’t be opened. That treaties couldn’t be unsigned and wars couldn’t be won. It was impossible to ban Muslim terrorists from coming to America or to deport the illegal aliens turning towns and cities into gangland territories.
It was all impossible. And fifty million Americans did the impossible. They turned the world upside down.
It’s midnight in America. CNN is weeping. MSNBC is wailing. ABC calls it a tantrum. NBC damns it. It wasn’t supposed to happen. The same machine that crushed the American people for two straight terms, the mass of government, corporations and non-profits that ran the country, was set to win.
Instead the people stood in front of the machine. They blocked it with their bodies. They went to vote even though the polls told them it was useless. They mailed in their absentee ballots even while Hillary Clinton was planning her fireworks victory celebration. They looked at the empty factories and barren farms. They drove through the early cold. They waited in line. They came home to their children to tell them that they had done their best for their future. They bet on America. And they won.
They won improbably. And they won amazingly.
They were tired of ObamaCare. They were tired of unemployment. They were tired of being lied to. They were tired of watching their sons come back in coffins to protect some Muslim country. They were tired of being called racists and homophobes. They were tired of seeing their America disappear.
And they stood up and fought back. This was their last hope. Their last chance to be heard.
Watch fifty million Americans take back their country.
The media had the election wrong all along. This wasn’t about personalities. It was about the impersonal. It was about fifty million people whose names no one except a server will ever know fighting back. It was about the homeless woman guarding Trump’s star. It was about the lost Democrats searching for someone to represent them in Ohio and Pennsylvania. It was about the union men who nodded along when the organizers told them how to vote, but who refused to sell out their futures.
No one will ever interview all those men and women. We will never see all their faces. But they are us and we are them. They came to the aid of a nation in peril. They did what real Americans have always done. They did the impossible.
America is a nation of impossibilities. We exist because our forefathers did not take no for an answer. Not from kings nor tyrants. Not from the elites who told them that it couldn’t be done.
The day when we stop being able to pull off the impossible is the day that America will cease to exist.
Today is not that day. Today approximately 60 million Americans did the impossible.
Midnight has passed. A new day had come. And everything is about to change.


CharlieE said...

I must have been in another universe on November 8. In the universe in which I live, Hilary Clinton got 3 million more votes than Donald Trump.

That means that the American public wasn't interested in repudiating anything.

I wish Trump voters well. I sincerely hope that they get every single thing they voted for.

They'll regret it soon enough.

Anonymous said...

were tired of being lied to.

So they voted for Trump? Sounds like they enjoy lying, especially to themselves.

This was their last hope. Their last chance to be heard.

God willing.

gruaud said...

Greenfield's prose is more purple than Barney the Dinosaur.

"It had nothing to do with sexism or racism."

Wrong. It had everything to do with sexism and racism. The demographics don't lie, unlike Trump and his sycophants.

ferschitz said...

This wasn’t a vote. It was an uprising.

Yeah, No. The reason why DJT likes uneducated voters is because you don't understand the meanings of werdz. Easily misled, you are.

Instead the people stood in front of the machine. They blocked it with their bodies.

What? Eh? Nevermind.

They fought back against their jobs being shipped overseas while their towns filled with migrants that got everything while they got nothing.

Where were, say, thirty years ago when your jobs started getting shipped overseas? NOW you're mad about it? And you think DJT is going to help you out? Yeah, let's vote for a billionaire to take care of the working class... suckers.

They fought back against a system in which they could go to jail for a trifle while the elites could violate the law and still stroll through a presidential election.

And you actually believe that this has changed?? Suckers.

Oy vey. I'll stop now. What a load of over the top propaganda. If the people who voted for Trump actually believe this load of horse shit, they are in for a very rude awakening. Although I'm very sure that DJT will be ever so happy to waste your tax dollars flying around the county holding constant campaign rallies... even though he's now the President-elect. Seems like those expensive circuses are what you want. No bread, but plenty of circuses coming your way... at your own tax paid expense.

Hope your happy now.

gruaud said...

Bread and Circuses. What an astute observation, ferschitz.

Hooray4US said...

Yeah but with Trump, as ferschitz says, there's only circuses. There's no bread. And while working class people - not just white working class men, I might add - have some very legitimate complaints about how they've been treated, all they're going to get, apparently, are endless Trump campaign rallies... at taxpayer expense.

Trump has vowed to do enact a Bigly tax cut for the super wealthy - you know, Trump and his cronies. The middle class will get a tax increase. The working class will get campaign rallies where they can scream about locking up Hillary (while she doesn't get locked up).

Yeah: WIN!

RUKidding said...

Trump voters will also enjoy Reality-TV style of gubmint via Trump's unending Twits, er, Tweets.

Circuses & Twits. Enjoy.

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