Death and destruction, poverty, pain and hopelessness, terrorism and traitors — Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention was a particularly horrific timeline of the United States under President Barack Obama.
Trump’s acceptance speech at the convention garnered a lot of criticism on Twitter for being a notably gloomy worldview — and for deliberately misrepresenting the facts.
Former President George H.W. Bush’s speechwriter called it “dark” and “frightening.”
Others pointed to its fearmongering, like Wall Street Journal reporter Bret Stephens: