Trump’s Gettysburg: Nailed It

By Douglas V. Gibbs
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I suppose we should ask, where was the Trump of Gettysburg during the three debates?  In his Gettysburg speech, in an iconic location, Trump unveiled what a Trump presidency would truly entail.  He laid out his political pledges, and labeled it a “Contract with the American Voter,” giving us a plan modeled after the 1994 Republican ‘Contract with America’.  It’s time to drain the swamp in Washington, he explained, adding in a Lincoln-esque twist he plans to replace D.C. elites “with a new government of, by and for the people.”
A Trump aide said the reason the Gettysburg Civil War battlefield site was chosen for this speech because it mirrored Trump’s efforts because “Gettysburg was the moment when the war turned.”

After his speech, Donald Trump visited the National Military Park’s battlefield memorial.

“It is a contract between myself and the American voter, and begins with restoring honesty, accountability, and change to Washington,” Trump said.

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