President Trump is no stranger to insults, when the need arises – it’s what makes his online personality such a powerful asset for the nation. Liberals and media fools who take him on, beware – you’re not likely to make it out unscathed.
There’s nothing particularly remarkable about any of that – political insults are part of the game, and have been traded back and forth for well over two centuries of US history.
Trump may play that game better than anyone, but it’s nothing he invented. And so, when even he is asking for the game to stop, you’d better believe that it’s important to listen.
Which brings us to Barron Trump. And the absolute hideous face of American liberals in media and journalism.
Barron has been made the unethical and gutless target of pathetic, Napoleon-complex liberal elites, and Trump has asked that it finally stop.
Fans of our new president will recognize none of his usual bombast in his White House statement – just an honest plea from an honest man to a conflicted nation. Please, please stop making fun of my son.
“It is a longstanding tradition that the children of Presidents are afforded the opportunity to grow up outside of the political spotlight. The White House fully expects this tradition to continue. We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.”
No exclamation points, no swift takedowns, no shouting ‘Sad!’ This is clearly Trump at his most parental. Trading insults is all fun and games when you’re winning a race, but it’s time for the games to stop when it harms a child.
Not, of course, that liberals would understand that. I suppose several decades killing the unborn will make you forget empathy altogether.
Tweets and memes poking sick fun at Barron began almost immediately after the election. The worst came from – no joke – SNL, whose history of unfair attacks against President Trump finally forced a response from the White House.
Rosie O’Donnell, whose own history of attacks against the Donald is no secret, quickly followed suit with a tweet that claimed Barron was autistic.
Liberals can be, and usually are, vile. But it’s worth noting that the behavior of the media towards Barron has alienated even prominent Democrats, including Chelsea Clinton, who openly condemned the Left’s childish onslaught.
Barron is finishing school far from DC, so it’s possible the media will grow bored with attacking him, and look for a new target.
In the meantime, Trump’s plea is half-falling on deaf ears. But I’ll add my voice to his – if you’re going to attack anyone, attack Donald. He clearly can take it, and dish it out. His child shouldn’t have to.