Former President Obama had a message for Trump, the Republican Party, and his fellow Democrats, “We are going to fight.”
During these times of uncertainty, it’s always tempting for politicians and their own gain and people in power to try to see if they can divide people. Scapegoat folks. Turn them on each other. Because when that happens, people get cynical and they decide not to participate. And when people don’t participate, then that vacuum is filled by lobbyists and special interests and we get into a downward spiral where people get more and more discouraged and they think — and the only way — the only way we reverse that cycle of anger and vision is when each of us as citizens step up and say we’re going to, we’re going to take it upon ourselves to do things differently.
We’re going to we’re going to fight for the things that we believe in. We’re going to fight for the idea that every child in America should get a decent education. We’re going to fight for the idea that anybody out there who’s willing to work hard should be able to get a job that pays a living wage. We’re going to fight for the idea that women should be paid same as men for doing the same work. We’re going to fight for the notion that our seniors should be able to rely on Social Security and Medicare and be able to retire with dignity and respect.
We are going to make sure that the men and women in uniform who fight on our behalf when they come home, they are not just given lip service to, but they’re actually also getting the benefits and the support that they have earned. We’re going fight for the notion that we’re all in this together. And that what makes America exceptional unique is that from all around the in some cases, fairly recently, came here because they believe nd a certain set of ideas. We hold these truths to be self-evidence. All of us created equal, endowed by our creator with certain inalienable rights.
Obama Gets It. Democrats Are Ready To Fight
Republicans have gotten lazy and complacent after the 2016 election. They have followed the lead of their lazy president and assumed that they don’t have to do anything to win. Obama’s message that Democrats are going to fight for what is right and decent. Democrats are going to fight to end the corruption in Washington and get to the truth about the Russia scandal. Democrats are going to fight for better wages, and more opportunities are exactly what the majority of Americans want to hear.
The American people are seeing this fight as outnumbered Democrats are battling to stop the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination. Obama is back and leading the fight for Democrats to take back Congress. Policies are important, but the message that voters most need to hear is that Democrats are the party who will fight for them.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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