Fox Business host warns of Democrats embracing socialism as he complains about protests of Trump associates
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From the July 9 edition of Fox Business' Varney & Co.:
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STUART VARNEY (HOST): Steve Bannon, Mitch McConnell, public officials connected to President Trump, both harassed this weekend as they went about their private business. Urged on by [Rep.] Maxine Waters, the hounding continues. The left is doing this. I don't think it ends very well for them. For a start, it demonstrates their impotence. They're on the sidelines making a lot of noise but exercising very little influence. Their violence and ugly confrontations push them out to the fringe. America doesn't like to see a class act like Sarah Huckabee Sanders driven out of her family dinner. We don't like it. It is reminiscent of the 1960s. Fifty years ago the country was divided. Passions ran very high. The left took to the streets. Violence went public. And the country didn't like it. In 1972 Richard Nixon won a second presidential term in a landslide victory. He had appealed to the silent majority who voted overwhelmingly against public violence and intimidation.
Does it seem like that now? Antifa thugs shut down free speech. Ordinary, decent people attacked for supporting President Trump. Ugly confrontations. And no Democrats try -- the Democrats try to just keep this going. A Hillary Clinton aide tweeted out the contact information of a bookstore owner who had called the police on a woman who was harassing Steve Bannon. The left is so angry at all things Trump. They can't see the damage they're doing to their own cause.
Tonight, President Trump reveals his Supreme Court pick. No matter who it is, the left will react with public rage. Tomorrow the president heads to Europe. Massive, probably violent demonstrations are guaranteed. It will be a tantrum of global proportions. It will help, not hurt our president. He feeds on their rage. The Democrats move further down the dead end street called socialism. The second hour of Varney & Company is about to begin.