Goodness has been a hard thing to see in the election of 2016.
Most of the reason is because we haven’t demanded it from the candidates.
The two front-runners of each party have lied to the voters repeatedly. Pretty much about everything, every day, every time.
Couple that with the entire “Make America GREAT Again” theme and a major deception is being played out. “Winning” has become the priority, but we have replaced what winning used to mean with more or less “getting our way.”
As I am in the midst of raising sons my thoughts quickly revert in these moments to what I want my boys to take away from this moment in history.
Is it the picture of a man telling his political opponents or his global competitors to go “fxxx” themselves? Is it to follow a man who said as recently as Saturday night that the number one abortionist in America (384,000 abortions annually that we paid $1600 apiece for as taxpayers) does “wonderful things?”
What do I want my sons to take away from the election?
Is it that it’s ok to lie to the American people about building a wall when he already knows he will not build it and that Mexico will never pay for it? Is it ok to lie about it because as he points out in his book The Art Of The Deal, every negotiation has to start out with something so fantastic and huge that no one has the strength to call you out on it?
Our founders, many of whom I doubt Donald Trump has ever read much less taken to heart talked at length about America’s greatness being tied to her willingness to use her financial and military strength to also be GOOD!
When no one else will…
The video above details exactly what they looks like.