Trump boxed in the globalists in his UN speech American Thinker ^ | September 20,2017 | Thomas Lifson

Trump boxed in the globalists in his UN speech
American Thinker ^ | September 20,2017 | Thomas Lifson

Posted on 9/20/2017, 7:16:21 PM by Hojczyk

It’s safe to say that none of his many enemies among the global elites anticipated an intellectual challenge from Donald Trump. He doesn’t look or talk or act the way they think an intellectual should. Yet somehow, he has placed them in a box.

In his U.N. debut, he challenged the intellectual basis of the world order they are working toward. He personally addressed many of the political leaders in the audience when he said:

…you, as the leaders of your countries will always, and should always, put your countries first.

At this point, he received what sounded to me like the most applause he got that day. Politico’s transcript even notes the interruption for applause.

All responsible leaders have an obligation to serve their own citizens, and the nation-state remains the best vehicle for elevating the human condition.

Globalists are enemies of the nation-state. They much prefer a global scale and powerful multilateral bureaucracies running things. The E.U. is their prototype, specifically designed to weaken sovereignty for the common good, following the trauma inflicted by German nationalism in its National Socialist manifestation. In the E.U. right now, Hungary is supposed to subordinate its national interests to the greater good and take its share of the Muslims entering the E.U., a command it is defying.

This was the vision rejected by U.K. voters in the Brexit referendum. The globalist vision is fighting a defensive battle right now.

Here comes President Trump, enunciating the principle that “the nation-state remains the best vehicle for elevating the human condition” and putting it on the global agenda for discussion.

He opens up politicians to questions on whether they support the same principle. And who, in a democracy, wants to tell voters to their faces, “Sometimes, I vote against your interests”?

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com

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