Divide and Conquer

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union . . .”

With these words, the framers of the U.S. Constitution emphasized the need to overcome the disparate ideologies and “factions,” (which James Madison perceived as an ever-present threat) and instead pursue our noble, common destiny.

In contrast, Trump’s power is derived from dividing the country:

He punishes entire states who didn’t vote for him.

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His words and rhetoric incite anger and hatred.

Words matter:

  • The FBI thwarted a violent plot to kidnap and execute Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan. The conspirators made repeated visits to her home and conducted training with firearms and explosive devices.
  • Dr. Fauci (79) now needs federal bodyguards to protect him when he leaves his home after receiving credible threats from Trump supporters for making president look bad.

He “aids & abets” adversaries seeking to weaken us

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  • Former Trump National Security adviser H.R. McMaster accused Trump of “aiding and abetting” Russian efforts at election interference.
  • The president uses the Oval Office to disseminate and amplify disinformation generated by our adversaries (before it has even been vetted).
  • He is “far more influential in spreading disinformation than Russian trolls or Facebook clickbait artists”, according to a study from Harvard University.
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Trump does not represent America. Trump represents only Trump.

According to Retired General James Mattis,

The Nazi slogan for destroying us…was ‘Divide and Conquer’. Our American answer [was] In ‘Union there is Strength’

#AmericaOrTrump

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Former Republican who believes in truth, personal responsibility, capitalism, competition, the Constitution, decentralization, & speaking out against tyranny.

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