Jenny Beth Martin: Dear Mr. President, Use the Bully Pulpit to Rally Your Base
by Jenny Beth MartinDear Mr. President,
You were elected President in 2016 largely on the basis of your promise to “drain the swamp.” Those who voted for you did so in the belief that you would be the first president in their lifetimes to actually follow through on his promise to end business as usual in Washington.Since taking power almost two years ago, you have done your best to live up to that promise. You have succeeded in changing the way Washington works in many ways, and you have given hope to the tens of millions who supported your 2016 campaign that better days are, in fact, ahead.
But on one crucial campaign promise, you have not yet succeeded in bending Washington to your will.
I refer, of course, to your demand for funding to construct a secure physical barrier along the southwest border.
You are, of course, absolutely correct in insisting that construction of a wall be funded. Read the rest of this article at breitbart.com.