Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address was a love letter to America, delivered by a man unafraid to declare his patriotism and why this great country is worth protecting from all enemies, foreign and domestic.
Who will ever forget the image of another man who loves liberty waving his crutches, symbols of the repression in North Korea from which he is now gratefully freed?
The other unforgettable take away was the repeated image of partisan Democrats refusing to join in ovations for one after another of the principles, practices and symbols of patriotic Americans.
The battlelines for this fall’s elections have been drawn. We have to pray that, for the good of the country, the Loyal Opposition will decide it is loyal – and not simply the representatives of those who insist that our country’s Constitution, electorate and values must be “fundamentally transformed.”