[Gingrich] Winning the Culture War: Trump and his powerful polarizing presidency

[Gingrich] Winning the Culture War: Trump and his powerful polarizing presidency

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[ABC News] This is an excerpt from Newt Gingrich’s book, “Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback.” 

Chapter One: The Fight for Trump’s America

America is in the midst of a cultural-political civil war – a fight over our very identity as a people.

VIDEO: [Fox News] Sean Hannity interviews former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich on his new book: ‘Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback’


For decades, this conflict has been fought quietly in city halls, classrooms, school boards, courtrooms, town squares, and state houses across the country. However, the election of President Trump has clarified the battle lines in this struggle and elevated these individual fights into a united national conflict.

On one side of this conflict is a factional anti-Trump coalition – a strange amalgam of radicals, liberals, globalists, establishment elites from both parties, and blatantly anti-American groups loosely held together by their hostility to and disdain for the President. On the other side is Trump’s America – the millions of hard-working people who are united by respect for our foundational freedoms, traditional values, and history of limited common-sense governance.

Before the President rallied Trump’s America and gave us a national voice, the various groups that would eventually form the anti-Trump coalition were winning on their own. For decades, they have meticulously undermined our traditions through politics and courts, entertainment and news media, and liberal schools and curriculum to quietly impose new worldviews on everyday Americans that are counter to our historic principles.

However, the tide turned after the 2016 presidential elections.

Here’s the truth that the mainstream media is hiding from you: Today, Trump’s America is winning.

Under President Trump, America is experiencing a great comeback. After nearly a decade of recession and tepid job creation, our economy is booming. In addition, ISIS has been effectively destroyed, illegal immigration is down, our military is being rebuilt, and our veterans are getting the health care and support they deserve. The Administration is achieving success across a variety of sectors daily.

Perhaps more important than these successes, however, is the reinvigoration of America’s patriotic sense of self which the rise of Donald Trump has awakened. Our country is being reconnected to our founding principles, the values that made America the greatest country in the world, and in doing so, is coming to understand just how destructive the last few decades of elite leadership have been to our freedom, prosperity, and safety.

This article continues at [ABC News] Book excerpt: Newt Gingrich’s ‘Trump’s America’

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