Former Robert Kennedy speechwriter is voting to put America First by supporting Donald Trump!
I was a Democrat all my life.
I came to Washington to serve President John Kennedy and Attorney General Robert Kennedy. When the president was murdered and his brother struck off on his own, I joined his Senate campaign and staff as his legislative assistant and speechwriter, until his Presidential campaign ended with his own assassination.
I ran on a (losing) Democratic ticket in the New York State elections of 1970. When I was working to enact my own program of police reform in the 1980s and 1990s, then-Governor Bill Clinton was chairman of my National Committee for the Police Corps. This year, I will vote to elect Donald Trump as president of the United States. So profound a change, and a decent respect for old friendships, requires me to deliver a public accounting for this decision.
Here it is.
John and Robert Kennedy devoted their greatest commitments and energies to the prevention of war and the preservation of peace.
To them that was not an abstract formula but the necessary foundation of human life. But today’s Democrats have become the Party of War: a home for arms merchants, mercenaries, academic war planners, lobbyists for every foreign intervention, promoters of color revolutions, failed generals, exploiters of the natural resources of corrupt governments. We have American military bases in 80 countries, and there are now American military personnel on the ground in about 130 countries, a remarkable achievement since there are only 192 recognized countries. Generals and admirals announce our national policies. Theatre commanders are our principal ambassadors. Our first answer to trouble or opposition of any kind seems always to be a military movement or action.
Welcome aboard the Trump Train!