We mentioned it as kind of a throwaway at the end of this post the other day, but it actually merits a lot more attention: all of Trump’s campaign promises have been deleted from his website, where they had been prominently featured since before the election.
The website still invites you to buy merchandise and sign up to join his “movement”, but it’s no longer clear exactly what that movement stands for. Other than firing people, of course.
Since nothing is ever really deleted from the internet, his nutty campaign promises can still be found elsewhere, in archives, mirrors and the like. Although the man-baby would like us to forget all about it, we still have what we need to remember. Not that anyone was really going to hold him to any of this nonsense to begin with.
He deleted the call for a ban on Muslims entering the country “until we figure out what the Hell is going on”. That’s been a mainstay of the “movement” since 2015.
He deleted the promise that a southern border wall would be built and that Mexico would pay for it. That one was huge.
His boasting about his “very good” economic speech is gone.
His campaign speech to immediately repeal and replace Obamacare is gone. That’s the one where he said, “No one even read the 2,700-page bill”, and promised to convene a special session of congress to get it done:
When we win on November 8th, and elect a Republican Congress, we will be able to immediately repeal and replace Obamacare. I will ask Congress to convene a special session.
“Donald J. Trump’s New Deal For Black America” is also gone. That’s the one that had a “10-point plan for urban renewal”, including:
3. Equal Justice Under the Law. We will apply the law fairly, equally and without prejudice. There will be only one set of rules – not a two-tiered system of justice. Equal justice also means the same rules for Wall Street.
The “America First Energy Plan” is gone. That’s the one where he promises,
“We’re going to cancel the Paris Climate Agreement and stop all payments of U.S. tax dollars to U.N. global warming programs.”
The “Drain the swamp” plan is gone. That’s where he promised to propose a Constitutional Amendment to set up term limits on members of Congress.
It goes on and on. You can read more about it here.
The thing that stays on the site, though, is the opportunity to contribute to the “movement” because “together, we are re-building our nation”.
And if you want to hear more about the inspiring story of the people that made the “Make America Great Again” hats, they’ve got you covered.
I’m thinking maybe it’s time for a GOML “movement” hat, as well, but I’m having trouble figuring out the best slogan. Right now, I’m leaning towards this one:
It’s been said that there are three captions that you could apply to any cartoon in the New Yorker that would make it funny in cases where you don’t get the original joke. Maybe one of them would make a good hat for our new GOML “movement”:
Do you have another idea? Let’s hear it.