The Right-Wing Media Figures Who Did Not Like Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech At All

The Right-Wing Media Figures Who Did Not Like Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech At All

››› ››› NICK FERNANDEZ & CYDNEY HARGIS

As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivered what was billed as a “major foreign policy speech,” conservative media personalities attacked him on Twitter, calling the speech a “sickening display of revisionism,” asking if the candidate was “medicated” while giving the address, and declaring that “this is why we’ll need a third” party candidate.

Donald Trump Delivers His First "Major" Foreign Policy Speech

CNN: “Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy: ‘America First.’” On April 27, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gave “a major foreign policy speech” that laid “out his vision for a foreign policy that will put ‘America first,’” according to CNN:

Donald Trump on Wednesday delivered a major foreign policy speech in Washington, laying out his vision for a foreign policy that will put "America first."

Trump opened his speech Wednesday vowing to "shake the rust off America's foreign policy" and said he would outline a vision for a U.S. foreign policy "that replaces randomness with purpose, ideology with strategy and chaos with peace." [CNN, 4/27/16]

Right-Wing Media Figures Immediately Mocked Him

Commentary’s Noah Rothman: “This Is Already A Sickening Display Of Revisionism, Cognitive Dissonance, And Unsubstantive Onanism.” In a series of tweets, conservative magazine Commentary magazine’s Noah Rothman criticized Trump’s foreign policy speech:

[Twitter.com, 4/27/16; Twitter.com, 4/27/16; Twitter.com, 4/27/16]

Reason’s Peter Suderman: “Summary Of Trump’s Big Speech: ‘Foreign Policy! I Alone Can Solve.’”

[Twitter.com, 4/27/16]

Fox’s Todd Starnes: “Is Donald Medicated?”

[Twitter.com, 4/27/16]

Commentary’s John Podhoretz: “This Speech Is Making Trump Seem School-Board-Presidential.”

[Twitter.com, 4/27/16]

Wash. Post’s Jennifer Rubin: “Conservatives Listening To Trump (Take Fingers Out Of Ears Please): This Is Why We’ll Need Third Cand. Clinton Miles Better Than Trump.”

 [Twitter.com, 4/27/16]

Washington Examiner’s Al Weaver: “I Feel Like I’m Watching That SNL Skit Of Trump Pushing Domino’s Cheeseburger Pizza As This Trump FP Speech Keeps Going.”

 [Twitter.com, 4/27/16]

Townhall.com’s Guy Benson: “Questions? ‘On What Continent Is Tanzania?’ ‘I Could Tell You, But We Need To Be Unpredictable Against ISIS.’”

[Twitter.com, 4/27/16]

Independent Journal’s Andrew Clark: “I’m Gonna Rebuild Our Military And Make China Pay For It.”

[Twitter.com, 4/27/16]

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