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Trump Exposes the Left’s Tactics of “Deception and Deceit”

AMAC Exclusive By Seamus Brennan

trumpCommitted conservatives understand that the American left has long depended on lies, propaganda, and false claims of moderation to advance its grip on power. In a speech last month at a Heritage Foundation event, former President Donald Trump took a moment to analyze this phenomenon. “The only way the radical left has ever gained power in this country,” Trump said, is not through honest attempts to persuade the American people, but rather, according to the former president, through “deception and deceit.”

“For decades,” he went on, “they lied to the American people about what they really believe. They lied about what policies they would pursue. They flooded the airwaves with biased coverage. They fabricated hoaxes and pushed fake news…They mutilated our history. They took over our schools. They rewrote our Constitution with left-wing judges, and… they stole our elections.”

For conservatives who often find themselves reeling at the left’s seemingly total dominance of the commanding heights of American life, Trump offered a useful reminder. Generally speaking, that dominance was not honestly earned, and the American people were never really persuaded.

There is perhaps no greater example of the success of the left’s “deception and deceit” than their eagerness to treat the Constitution as a “living” document with no fixed meaning and onto which they can freely impose their own policy preferences. Over the last 50 years, the interpretive methodology of so-called “living constitutionalism” has yielded a number of high-profile decisions that, regardless of one’s policy preferences, plainly have no basis in the text of the Constitution and never earned majority support through a democratic process.

The news that the Supreme Court may be prepared to overturn Roe v. Wade prompted many reflections on the legal incoherence of the original decision, something that even left-leaning scholars readily acknowledge. (Outspokenly liberal constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe, for instance, has claimed that “behind [Roe’s] own verbal smokescreen, the substantive judgment on which it rests is nowhere to be found.”) But the uproar in the wake of the court leak also serves as a reminder that American culture has been drastically transformed by what was always nothing more than a bad-faith liberal power-grab.

Another controversial decision made according to the “living constitutionalist” paradigm was Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), which essentially invented out of whole cloth a constitutional right to same-sex marriage that, as Justice Antonin Scalia was quick to note in his fiery dissent, relied upon “the mystical aphorisms of the fortune cookie.” As conservative lawyer Carrie Severino wrote last year, decisions like Roe and Obergefell ultimately amount to nothing more than “a brand of activism that disregards both the structural Constitution and the Constitution’s enumerated rights.”

But as Trump noted, the left’s pattern of advancing its agenda through “deception and deceit” is by no means limited to the legal realm. Think of the tactics the left has used to push its climate agenda, its policing agenda, its “Criminal Justice Reform” agenda, its gun control agenda, and its censorship agenda. In each case, the left’s tried and true strategy has been to spread false and often completely fabricated stories, concoct strings of bald-faced lies and bad-faith claims, inundate the public with propaganda, and indoctrinate children in the classroom.

While this pattern of deception has been escalating for decades, it was finally fully exposed during Trump’s presidency. For two years, the Democratic Party and the mainstream media pushed an elaborate series of fabrications trying to portray President Trump as a Russian asset who was in the pocket of Vladimir Putin. Even though the left was fully aware that Trump was not, in fact, a Russian spy, they did it nonetheless. That gigantic lie was the necessary predicate for everything that has followed—from the 2018 midterms, to the 2020 election, to the calamities of the Biden administration.

As Amanda Milius, director of the film The Plot Against the President, noted that the Russia Hoax was “the blueprint for how they lie to us” and “how they turn the whole country in the opposite direction of reality.”

Despite the bleak reality of our politics, in his Heritage speech, Trump ended on a note of optimism. “The radical left and their partners in the media have blown their cover,” he said. “Their mask is off, their credibility is shot, and no one trusts them any longer. No one believes in them, and they have nowhere left to hide.”

“Now is the time to build a new American consensus,” he continued.

As overwhelming as the left’s cultural power seems to be, with great challenge comes great opportunity. And as Trump suggested in his remarks, the false foundations of the left’s political success present the clearest opportunity for its undoing. The American public is realizing that they’ve been had. And if indeed the left’s lies are finally being exposed, they could soon face a reckoning unlike any before in American politics.


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Carolyn Exposito
1 month ago

Biden always sides with dictators. He feels a kinship with them. American energy? NO! Dirty oil from Venezuela? YES!

Willy
1 month ago

IMHO: Trump is right on the mark. Good article. One thing we patriots must remember about the extremist democrats is that the Deep State, or whatever you want to call them, has been working on brainwashing our people ever since Congress hired foreigners to do their jobs; US Corporations dba USA are just bankrupt UK and Vatican Trusts hired by our lazy and mostly corrupt Congress to serve our country, and do their jobs so they can sit back, get super wealthy, drink their single malt Scottish whisky, laugh at the public, and blow smoke rings with their Cuban Cigars. They have infiltrated every level of our government, including our Public Education System, and stealthily taken over control little by little, always lying skillfully to make their movement seem legitimate.

Since they are using the psychiatric/psychology of Mass Formation Syndrome, or dark side brainwashing techniques similar to those used by Pavlov to train his dogs, to educate program our children, first via our universities, then our high schools, and now K-12, our last two or three generations are now very damned righteous about this NWO or Great Reset Klaus Schwab religious coup movement with all of their subversive shenanigans so it all looks very normal to them now and they actually believe our Constitution and our Culture are wrong and they are unarguably right; similar to the Catholics, Muslims, Baptists and other hard core population control methods. They have also taken control of all the Main Stream Media to spread their agitprop, misinformation, and censor any dissenting information against their cause. Fear is their super weapon; look at CoVid, and now the upcoming Monkeypox they’re working on in their weaponizing bio-labs. Do take my word for these things, do some serious research using sources other than MSM, make up your own minds, get yourselves over their political fear mongering, and get your life back. Epoch TV and Rumble are a couple of good sources don’t censor the truth, as are Dr. Malone and Dr. Mercola.

These fanatics will do anything, whatever it takes, to retain and gain more world control, including killing their competition with drugs, disease, poverty, medical help, health services, food supply, or bullets; gun control is disarming the general population to make them defenseless against their movement. They are after a two-class society, elites and slaves.

It will be very difficult to unseat these control fanatics and take control away from the UK and the Vatican, and bring our country back to the Constitutional Republic we had before 1860. They won’t give up and they are very well entrenched and supported by the ultra-wealthy people of the world. The USA has been dormant since about 1860, and has had no president since the takeover, just CEO’s of these trusts. It is time to reestablish the true USA, elect a real President, and clear the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch, and the Judicial Branch of extremist Democrats, Socialists and Communists.

Once we get this farce under control, we need to open a new Nuremberg Style Trial and punish those responsible for all their crimes against humanity.

Willy
1 month ago
Reply to  Willy

Correction: Change “Do” take my word for it to “Don’t” take my word for it.

Myrna Wade
1 month ago

This is the right point. If candidates state simple, reasonable goals and not load the list with every wish, we can build a majority that will insist the country stick with those goals. We need consensus. Sorry to say there is no sign of this yet.

Lilly
1 month ago

It’s true but I am so tired of watching the news and everybody rightfully complaining about the Democrats and Biden, why can’t the complaining stop and let’s do something about it why is invited in prison along with Kamala for breaking our constitution for bailing out those criminals and murderers that Riotted after mr. Floyd’s death or should I say murder. I don’t understand why the bidens are not in prison I don’t understand why he’s still in the White House I don’t understand why are Supreme Court can be trusted they are just going to go on and on and on why don’t we just secede like Canada did all those years ago.

Garye
1 month ago

President Trumps exposure of the dishonest media, anti American marxist democrat party, and the lying politicians in Washington and its bureaucracy, are GREAT for America!
This is exactly why this group FEARS him so much!!
We need 100 President Trumps!

Tracee Farmer
1 month ago

Look at the history of every Democratic President starting with FDR. Every time there is a Dem in the Whitehouse there are ridiculous over spend/over print money, get us into debt even deeper and more welfare with crazy regulatory policies. FDR/Truman-the New Deal, Korea, JFK/LBJ-Welfare and Vietnam, Carter- Astronomical high inflation and staggering regulations-Iran, Clinton-Iran-Bosnia-Afghanistan and Osama Bin Laden, Obama-The great Recession and Obamacare-9/11 2012. Don’t get me started on Biden, I should say Obama 2.0. They don’t care, all they want is power, they don’t give a flip about the American people.

Marie Langley
1 month ago

Satan is alive and well in this country and is taking over. Dear GOD, please don’t let this happen! Don’t let evil win!!!!! You have the power to stop this!!!!!

RED=REMOVE EVERY DEMOCRAT

Pete from St Pete
1 month ago

All the largest American cities are run by elected Democrat mayors. And most of them are dysfunctional messes. Even if the 2024 midterms elections turn out to be a Republican landslide beyond Karl Rove’s imagination, I won’t be convinced there is a genuine awakening of the electorate until some of these woke cities elect a Republican mayor.

Garye
1 month ago

All failed cities!!
Throw ALL marxist democrats out!

Becky
1 month ago

I realized the extent of the evil and fraud back in the 70s! It’s taken far too long for an oblivious public to catch up. I suspect it will take us a good part of the century it took the Communist Party to get us here to repair their damage. If ever.

heil biden
1 month ago

TRUMP WON THE WHOLE WORLD KNOWS IT

artzy
1 month ago

what we have now are 2 idiots that have trouble putting sentences together that make any sense. His is old age. hers if just because she is an idiot.

Xtech
1 month ago
Reply to  artzy

Biden was installed as the only plausible candidate (among the 20+ LOONS) that they could claim could “beat” Trump, knowing they had the election FRAUD ready to go. Commie earned her offices from assuming the position… on her knees!

Liz
1 month ago
Reply to  artzy

Trump WARNED us about a “TROJAN HORSE” and it happened.!! America..WAKE UP! The TAKEOVER of AMERICA is happening!! Pay attention to what is happening!!!!!!!!!!!

Garye
1 month ago
Reply to  Liz

Throw the marxist democrat traitors out ,and any rino who stands with them!!!

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago

CA is truely a victum of extreme taxes $$$$$$ and democrat dictatorship ! Do you folks want that to happen nationally?
***** Vote, wisely use your l brain!!!! Make the best possible choices !!!!!!! Do not let your emotions or lies persuade you!!!!!!

Christian
1 month ago

California Cartel runs and owns the elections. Votes haven’t matter for the most part in a long time. So goes Cali so went DC. It will take FORCE and or an act of GOD to clean the stink out of Sacramento

Xtech
1 month ago

I can’t believe there’s 40% of the country that still thinks SloJoe and Commie are doing a good job!

edward
1 month ago
Reply to  Xtech

tells you something about “useful idiots”, lenin was right.

Arlene
1 month ago
Reply to  Xtech

40% is more than likely another of their lies.

Liz
1 month ago
Reply to  Xtech

They are told it’s a “conspiracy theory” and believe what they are told.

Deborah Harris
1 month ago
Reply to  Xtech

Brain dead, lazy people who refuse to open their eyes. They listen to the lying media. All you have to do is look at what is happening in this country.
Inflation, high gas prices, censorship, national debt, communism, socialism, unsecured border. We have a food shortage because of all the illegals coming across the border. Not to mention the Ukrainians through no fault of their own. They want people depending on the government to survive so they can totally take America over. The elites have been paid off by China to carry out their communist agenda. I refuse to buy anything made in China! I’m not going to help them take us over! Wake up America!!! God Help Us All! Come Lord Jesus!

PIDL
1 month ago

Obama brought Chicago style crooked politics to Washington D.C.! That is why Rom Emanuel became the Chicago mayor, because Obama and Emanuel were part of the Chicago political machine. California probably had a part in it. But they were probably modeled after Chicago and the Daleys. He was mayor of Chicago from April 20, 1955 – December 20, 1976. They did not believe in term limits either! Many of his cohorts were convicted of corruption. But no charges were ever brought against him. This information is from Wikipedia. Funny, he won his first race as a Republican, the he quickly changed back to Democrat after taking office. We have to watch our politicians like a hawk! They have been doing this for a long time!

Liz
1 month ago

WAKE UP AMERICA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are being TAKEN OVER!!!! PAY ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!Vote RESPONSIBLY!!

Bill on the Hill
1 month ago

Vote in person, NOT by mail, you drop it in the box at the polling center, done…
Bill… :~)

Willie
1 month ago

Hell and the devil is waiting and watching the democrats in this country.I pray they all get saved.

Amacer
1 month ago

I’ve known the Left’s tactics since Obama, although I admit I didn’t know how low they would stoop until they started indoctrinating homosexuality to our very young AND attempt to conceal it from their parents … now THAT is intolerable. I long for the day when the Left gets retribution for its depravities.

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago
Reply to  Amacer

Pray that happens , please.

Xtech
1 month ago
Reply to  Amacer

Obama was the worse thing to ever hit the USA.

Liz
1 month ago
Reply to  Xtech

Obama opened the door WIDE for Commies to flood the U.S. Gov.-positions!! He also had Mao Zedong on the WH Christmas tree!! America, wake up to what is happening to our country!!

Jannine
1 month ago
Reply to  Xtech

Clintons were the worse…always lying and covering up for too many suspicious things. That’s when I began to see the left’s deception.

Arlene
1 month ago
Reply to  Amacer

Don’t forget all the mysterious, sudden deaths during Clinton’s reign.

Garye
1 month ago
Reply to  Arlene

clintons are more corrupt democrats, only care about themselves!
more democrat failure in people and policies!
Throw them out!

Liz
1 month ago
Reply to  Amacer

School systems are NOW charging students w/ sex crimes for NOT using the proper PRONOUN!!!!!!THIS IS REAL!!!!!!!!INSANITY!!

Garye
1 month ago
Reply to  Liz

Insanity = marxist democrat party and ALL suppoters!!
Something wrong with these people???

old silk
1 month ago

Once again, he is right on.

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago

This article is indeed factual!!! I support Trump and I would vote for him —- should he choose to run in election. He is an excellent CEO ; able to see the “big picture” , not intimidated by BULLIES , is a ” strait shooter ” ie. Tells you what he thinks ! And he did a DAMN GOOD JOB FOR 4 YEARS!!!! DESPITE , all the hell and torture caused by the DIRTY Socialist Progressive Radical DUMBOCRATS ….unfortunately , these evil ones are still doing these evil unjust behavior(S ) in WH and Congress ????? FOLKS , ALL REPUBLICANS , CONSERVATIVES AND ALL AMERICANS NEED TO UNIFY TO STOP THE DIRTY DEMS !!!!!

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago

PS TRUMP did not cause all the ever growing list of disasters currently accumulating daily. : fACT the man has been out of office 2 plus years , aha caught Dems in another lie ! Shame on all !!! ! only problem causing NOT PROBLEM SOLVING is addressed by the Socialist Dems !!!!!!!!!

Liz
1 month ago

SPOT ON Joanne!!!!! Love the GREAT MAGA KING…and the job he did!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Garye
1 month ago

President Trump was AWESOME!
America and its Citizens First!!
Everything he did was GREAT for Our Country!!!
joebama and the marxist democrat party are HORRIBLE for Real Americans and Our Country – THROW THEM ALL OUT!
Wake up People, take back Your Country , save America and Freedom, it’s Our Time to give back and protect everything for future generations!

mark sligh sr
1 month ago

Ive said it before on here and im saying it again ,, get off your asses and go vote ,,, please dont sit there thinking we got this because of what the DAMN DEMS. have done in a short time to ruin what TRUMP did right to start rebuilding this country ,, its just not going to happen that easy ,, and they still have a long time to screw things up worse for the people , THEY ARE KILLING OUR RIGHTS FASTER THAN WE CAN FIX THEM ,, i will ask the people of ga. go vote in this runoff election now please i did and i will tell you up front i didnt go with the TRUMP pics. i just didnt think they were right for the jobs ,,

ops
1 month ago
Reply to  mark sligh sr

The goal of this radical admin. is to demoralize the American people so they simply give up believing the deck is stacked against them. Do not fall into the trap! These are times that try men’s souls!
Goal is to humiliate them at the polls. Stand strong.
All it takes for evil to flourish is for good people to do nothing.
One proud veteran

Liz
1 month ago
Reply to  ops

The goal of the left is to DE POPULATE and DE GROWTH the economy. Rules for Radicles— by Saul Alinsky describes VERY clearly how to DESTROY AMERICA and it is happening. WAKE UP AMERICA!! SMARTEN UP!!

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago
Reply to  mark sligh sr

Yes go vote, and make sure the polls and mail in votes are monitored !!!!!!!

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago

The Dem party DEMORALIZES all others and lies, cheats and steals,::: Americans need and deserve an audit of where all the laundered $$$$$$ is coming from to fund illegal HUMAN
TRAFFICKED VICTUMIZED immigrants
food, baby formula, housing and transportation !!!! meanwhile , Dems are sending clear message; Come on in, and vote for us!!!! Perhaps they are trying to pack the US with millions of illegal immigrants esp in NY state ,and they will become Socialist Dems ????
DEMS have been attempting to pack the SCOTUS for years and years . They have succeeded in nominating the radical Ketanji woman !
These facts reek of Socialism and COMMUNIST tactics! ALSO, actions of Mr George Soros and Comrades as well !!!!!!!

Liz
1 month ago
Reply to  mark sligh sr

Rethink your vote…The candidate must not only be able to win BUT must have the $$$ to combat the LEFT’s evil ads to WIN! That is a reality!

Christopher Borunda
1 month ago

“Trump Exposes the Left’s Tactics of “Deception and Deceit”Democrat party tactic = Lie, cheat & Steal
2000 Mules

anna hubert
1 month ago

unfortunately he is not telling us anything we didn’t know

Liz
1 month ago
Reply to  anna hubert

It’s obvious that NOT enough people KNOW…. if at least 28% of population believes Brandon is doing a good job.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago

Yes he is not afraid to expose the Liars, and dirty politicians !!!!!!

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago

Ps I am not being paid to express my honest opinions . HOWEVER, Ms Psaki is being PAID TO FABRICATE LIES FOR THE DEM PARTY AND NOW SHE WILL MOVE TO NATIONAL TELEVISION ON COMPLICIT NETWORK NBC!!!!! , FOLKS . AMERICANS NEED TO BECOME WOKE AND TAKE ACTION !!!!!!!! ASAP!

old silk
1 month ago

The three go hand in hand. A liar steals and a thief cheats.

ops
1 month ago

Three words you will never hear from this corrupt admin. God, Family or Patriotism. Democrats promoters of moral decay in society!

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago

I agree 100 PLUS % America needs a COMMITED strong no nonsense leader to EXPOSE DECEIT AND BAD GOVERNMENT ! We need help!!!!!

cartscar
1 month ago

Hey Uncle Sam ..take a look at something else besides liberal media news and open your demented mind to truth instead of drinking the koolaid heavily supplied by said media

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago
Reply to  cartscar

Touche, well expressed !

Chuck
1 month ago

Committed conservatives understand that another thing the American left depends on to advance its grip on power is RINO Republicans.

Uncle Sam
1 month ago
Reply to  Chuck

All the democracy loving American people you refer to as “the left” depend on to remain in elected positions of authority is the American people voting to put them in office, which is why you’re terrified of the American people voting and you’re doing all you can to make it difficult or impossible for the American people to vote.

Richard C..
1 month ago
Reply to  Uncle Sam

Talk about someone that’s drank the Kool-Aid…Uncle Sam, get a life!

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago
Reply to  Uncle Sam

Do you really believe that the ” left ” are Democracy loving people ?????? Hmmmm, I believe I need to sell you- the Brooklyn Bridge and DONATE a book about common sense , and wise choices to YOU!!!!!!!!!

Joanne 4 justice.
1 month ago
Reply to  Chuck

Unfortunately, YES!

ops
1 month ago
Reply to  Chuck

Another name for them …. REPUBLOCRATS! Towers of jelly in their convictions

Garye
1 month ago
Reply to  Chuck

Enough of rinos, marxist democrats, progressives,liberals,socialists- THIS IS AMERICA, land of the Free!
ALL you losers can go elsewhere!!
We the People are going to throw you out!!

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