It was an inspirational moment at Wednesday night’s Republican National Convention. Madison Cawthorn, an appealing and sharp young man, was making a plea for his country. He mentioned nothing about Antifa or Black Lives Matter. Nothing about smug leftist has-been athletes like Colin Kaepernick.
He just said, “Be a radical for liberty and be a radical for our republic for which I stand, one nation under God, with liberty and justice for all.”
As he said it, Cawthorn rose from his wheelchair and stood behind a walker—compelling and powerful. Also, good political theater. It borrows from Jon Voight as FDR in “Pearl Harbor” and Ralph Bellamy (also as FDR) in “Sunrise at Campobello.”
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Yamiche Alcindor “Triggered”
But that didn’t impress our old vacuous Bolshevik pal PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor. By common consensus on both sides of the aisle the dumbest reporter in D.C., Alcindor, who is also a contributor to NBC News and MSNBC, tweeted in response to Cawthorn’s brave gesture:
“Madison Cawthorn made it a point to stand, suggesting that all Americans to should stand during the pledge of allegiance & national anthem. It was a direct rebuke of actions by ppl — including black [sic]…