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FLASHBACK: The Al Smith Roast Was Donald Trump’s Official “Declaration of War” on the Deep State


Do you remember in infamous Al Smith dinner where Donald Trump (before he became president) walked in and took on the entire room?

It’s one of the seminal moments of his career, in my opinion.

The event is known for toasts that take on a “roast” vibe.

And as in all roasts, some can be hard-hitting but it’s meant to be all in good fun.

And I thought now was a VERY good time to revisit it.

Shall we?

When President Trump took the mic, we witnessed something the room was NOT ready for.

He started off with some good-natured jabs, but about halfway through the laughs stopped and it was clear he was no longer really joking.

I had written more about this before here on WeLoveTrump:

Do you remember when this happened?

It was during the campaigns, before the election.

It was at the Al Smith Charity Dinner, where the tradition is a friendly roast of each other.

Trump delivered what I believe to be one of his most masterful performances ever.

I believe he wrote the entire thing himself.

It started out lighthearted and funny, but towards the end he took some real shots and he wasn’t laughing anymore.

I believe he was telegraphing exactly what he intended to do to Hillary Clinton and the entire Deep State over the next 8 years.

Folks, just look at the crowd shots when the camera pans out…..this is the Lion’s Den of the Deep State, crawling with Swamp Things!

President Trump walked right into their den and punched them all in the mouth, and he did it under the guise and covering of comedy.

He had them laughing at their future demise, but you can start to see when the laughs turn to genuine concern near the end.

I recently came across the video again and whenever I see a link to it, I almost can’t help myself from watching it again.

It’s that good.

But a thought struck me this time as I was watching….

I really think this was Donald Trump’s declaration of war on the Deep State.



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