Thursday, July 4, 2019

C-SPAN reveals all

As with two-person political debates, the best place to see the Trump Fourth speech was C-SPAN, which cut away again and again for shots of the crowd. Whatever its size, too many of its members appeared distinctly unenergized by what they were hearing — just standing without clapping. And then leaving as a member of the military sang Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the U.S.A.” — a song that also just happens to be played at Trump’s campaign rallies.

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