President Trump delivered his first State of the Union address this week. While the speech was received favorably by 75 percent of those who watched, according to a CBS poll, there were still those who disapproved.
Campus Reform’s Cabot Phillips went to John Jay College in NYC to talk to students who disapproved of the speech by asking them to react to a few select quotations.
Almost unanimously, the students found each of the quotes to be “warmongering”, “aggressive,” and “immature.”
What the students didn’t know was that all the quotes given to them were taken from President Obama’s State of the Union addresses.
How would they react when they found out it was President Obama, not Trump, who had spoken each of the quotes they disapproved of?
However, if there is any silver-lining from this disgusting display of cognitive dissonance, it is one of the students’ honest reflection that:
“While I’m actually not a huge fan of him… but i think being closed-minded is more dangerous than anything he could do…”