The movie Independence Day: Resurgence opens in theaters today. It’s about an alien invasion. Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States blocked Barack Obama’s illegal illegal immigration diktat. Also yesterday, the British people voted to declare today “Independence Day” from the Brussels bureaucrats in order to stop an alien invasion of Europe.
Yesterday’s stunning events are lessons for the wise and slaps for the foolish. For Hillary2016 the lessons are a future of menace. For Donald J. Trump the future looks bright and informs him to continue to follow his instincts.
Yesterday morning Donald J. Trump was under attack, again, for going to Scotland to tend to his golf course instead of staying home to tinker with his campaign and especially to raise money. Today, Donald J. Trump will appear a genius for flying right to the heart of the worldwide storm. When Donald J. Trump speaks today the world will listen because not only is Trump exactly where a leader should be, Donald J. Trump is in many ways the father of the Brexit.
Trump made a brief declaration that if he were British he would vote for Brexit. This contrasted with Barack Obama who made threats against Britain if it decided to vote for the Brexit. Trump’s real contribution to Brexit is his courageous use of English to denounce the threats posed by illegal immigration as well as the need for a nation to control its borders and control immigration into the country.
The Brexit won because of the immigration issue. The British people understood they lost control of their country to bureaucrats from Brussels and the British people understood their country’s continued membership in the EU would force them to take in millions of Muslims from Turkey.
What are the lessons for Hillary2016? First, don’t believe any of the polls. Hillary2016 should not believe the betting odds either. Hillary2016 should not be lulled by establishment endorsements either. As in the 2014 elections in the U.S. the polls on Brexit were wrong. The betting odds were even more mistaken and more consistently mistaken. The establishment of businesses, institutions, “thought leaders”, you name it, all opposed Brexit and threatened destruction if the British voted for Brexit. The fear mongering did not work.
Donald J. Trump Brexit won.
Hillary2016 or whoever runs against Trump should read the polls and add 5 or six points to Trump’s totals. That’s not affirmative action for Trump. The 5 or 6 point edge for Trump is because voters have learned to lie to the pollsters if the opposition will scream “racist” or “nativist” or whatever the insult of the day is. Voters have learned to lie to pollsters and tell the truth in the ballot box. The stunning Brexit vote is further proof of the failure of polling in a political climate wherein thugs and race-baiters rule.
Second, Hillary Clinton needs to return to sanity. Hillary used to be sane on immigration. It wasn’t so long ago that Hillary sounded a great deal like Donald J. Trump on immigration:
We frequently hear from our readers, many of whom have been with us since 2007 in strong support of Hillary Clinton, that we should not believe Hillary as the “Obama third term” because she is obviously lying. That’s an argument we tend to believe, we don’t believe anyone can believe the nonsense coming out of Hillary these days, but we don’t think “vote for her because she is lying” is a strong argument in favor of any candidate.
We think it is better to be forthright, even if you get in trouble telling the truth, than playing cute. In the age of Youtube, cute don’t sell when soundbites can be stitched together.
So why would Hillary decry the Supreme Court decision blocking Barack Obama’s illegal illegal immigration diktats? That first video is Hillary as Trump before Trump2016 yet Hillary now pretends to be the illegal immigration savior. Why? It is not a winning strategy. Ask David Cameron. Ask everyone who opposed Brexit. Ask Jeb Bush. Ask Marco Rubio. Ask Lindsey Graham.
Brexit is a wake up call for Hillary Clinton to stop empowering the rancid Barack Obama:
LONDON — British voters didn’t just shock the world and the financial markets by voting to leave the European Union hours ago: They also ignored President Barack Obama, handed Hillary Clinton a potential economic burden and injected new energy into the populist currents roiling politics on both sides of the Atlantic. [snip]
In addition to volatility hitting U.S. markets, the surprise win for the Leave side is likely to ripple through the 2016 presidential campaign. The Brexit vote became largely a referendum on elites and immigration, the same themes likely Republican nominee Donald Trump has put at the center of his bid for the White House. Trump, who spoke favorably of Brexit, is likely to seize on the results as vindication — but it could also highlight concerns that a glib reality TV star might not be ready to handle the demands of the Oval Office.
The result could also suggest that polls showing a lead for presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton are underestimating the extent to which voters across Western democracies are fed up with career politicians and concerned about Islamic terrorism and immigration. UK polls and online betting markets heading into the Brexit vote appeared to show a small but solid leave for Remain, similar to the leads Clinton holds in most U.S. surveys.
The larger issue for the Clinton campaign will be potential economic fallout from the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Indeed, if the economic predictions leading up to Thursday’s vote turn out to be accurate, get ready for a Brexit-fueled economic slowdown that could bleed into the presidential race. [snip]
A new recession, if it happens, could hand Trump a political gift — allowing him to bash Obama and by extension Clinton for driving the U.S. economy into a ditch.
Politico has fever dreams that the Brexit could “highlight concerns that a glib reality TV star” (which is how Big Media slobs and the establishment sneer at Trump, causing voters to support Trump even more) will be somehow hurt by an issue he was right about – or that Trump will not be viewed as sufficiently conversant on the economy even though in polls Trump is tops on the economy. Lesson for Trump is to continue to ignore Big Media and continue to follow his instincts to tell the truth with brutal English.
The new Battle of Britain is over. The British decided to Make Britain Great Again. Great Britain is, once again.
Now the battle for America will be decided.