Donald Trump: Is he the Wyatt Earp of 21st Century Politics?
By Captain Dave Funk
Clash Daily Contributor
The left is going absolutely bonkers over how President Elect Donald Trump is dealing on the world stage with other countries, most importantly with Communist China. His recently scheduled call with the President of Taiwan has China and America’s left totally unhinged.
In a 1930’s article in the Saturday Evening Post, Wyatt Earp was quoted to say:
“The most important lesson I learned from those proficient gunfighters was the winner of a gunplay usually was the man who took his time.” To make that even easier to understand, it’s called “being deliberate”. Not reacting wildly trying to defeat your opponent, but instead, formulating a plan and executing it properly.
The phone call with Taiwan’s President by POTUS-Elect Trump was clearly a deliberate action to put China on the defensive publicly. Mr. Trumps follow up “tweets” only reinforce his actions.
In his recent essay: “The Rise of Political Correctness”, Angelo M. Codevilla states:
…Progressive parties everywhere have sought to monopolize educational and cultural institutions in order to force those under their thumbs to sing their tunes or to shut up. But having brought about the opposite of the prosperity, health, wisdom, or happiness that their ideology advertised, they have been unable to force folks to ignore the gap between political correctness and reality.
Mr. Trump, who has lived America’s greatness and wants what that unbridled economic and personal freedom can bring for our nation again is being deliberate. Progressives, who would deny the rest of us what those freedoms can bring, are embedded in the institutions of government to perpetuate and expand their own power; and are in a total panic over Mr. Trump’s actions.
From 41,000 feet it’s obvious to me that America’s economic and personal freedom and all its benefits have been tasted by not just our population, but many others throughout the world. That longing for freedom, once tasted, can never again be suppressed. America’s voters, despite the best efforts of progressives to convince us not to believe our lying eyes of the mess they have made of our country, just gave them the collective boot.
Mr. Trump, by being deliberate, is becoming the political Wyatt Earp of our time.
Captain Dave Funk: Constitutionalist, hunter, dad and patriot, Dave has retired as both a US Army attack helicopter pilot and a Boeing 757 International Captain for Northwest Airlines; Dave has spent most of the last few years piloting US Department of Defense special mission aircraft in the “Sandbox”. With a unique perspective on the world that comes from thousands of hours at 41,000 feet, his ability to explain complex aviation question in simple terms has earned him guest commentator spots on most major TV and radio networks.