While I was in the House of Representatives, we had an annual “State of the State Address”. I served under two different Democrat Governors and one Republican Governor. My colleagues showed me how we could clap without it making any sound, so we would appear cordial for the cameras while not lending any support to bad ideas.
When his speech started, I thought the ladies in white were nurses. Some people thought they looked like pastry chefs. After awhile it became obvious that they wanted to dress alike so we could tell they are forming a team. How unfortunate that we can’t just all be Americans. The women in white applauded more for themselves getting elected than for anything else.
I loved it when the President said early in his speech, “Victory is not winning for our Party. Victory is winning for our Country.” Many people in the opposition party had trouble clapping for that. The Democrats couldn’t even clap for the idea of putting human traffickers out of business. What does that tell you? Continue reading