President Donald Trump fired off several tweets this morning that suggested there would be no wall, and that the existing porous fencing would be renovated and act as “The WALL.”
Well, after the Internet and Twitter blew up, Trump arrived in Florida and seemed to change his tune. Now he says, there will be no deal without a wall.
But not really.
Trump is a master persuader, so listen to his words carefully.
First he starts out praising the illegal aliens, then he pivots into “the wall.”
“Very importantly, what we want, we have to have a wall. If the wall is going to be obstructed when we need the funds at a little bit later date, we’ll be determining how much we need, then we’ll be doing nothing.”
“A lot of people want this to happen and expect this to happen, and we’ll see if it happens. But we’ll only do it if we get extreme security, if we get, not only surveillance, but everything that goes along with surveillance, and ULTIMATELY we have to have the wall. If we don’t have the wall we’re doing nothing.”
The key words and phrases are:
- “Funds at a little bit later date”, meaning funds for wall are not part of this deal.
- “Extreme security” which is all about surveillance, and no wall. It’s what all Democrats and RINOs push. It’s a meaningless term.
- “Ultimately” which means eventually, in the end, in the long run, at length, sooner or later, in time, one day, some day, or sometime.
So basically the deal is amnesty in exchange for “extreme security” but no wall. And then the president will eventually, or “ultimately,” push for “funds at a little bit later date” but with almost no leverage as the Democrats got their amnesty.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) September 14, 2017