The Flinchpaugh Gazette
July 31, 2020
By: Larry Flinchpaugh ©
Democrats Continue to Bash Trump
at Congressman Lewis’s Funeral
John Lewis- Civil Rights Leader
Born: February 21, 1940 Died: July 2020
Congress: Georgia, District 5
“Often called one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced, John Lewis has dedicated his life to protecting human rights, securing civil liberties, and building what he calls The Beloved Community in America. His dedication to the highest ethical standards and moral principles has won him the admiration of many of his colleagues on both sides of the aisle in the United States Congress…”
John Lewis is to be respected for his work in the civil rights movement regarding the plight of the American Negro.
I found it inappropriate to see the Democrats continuing to bash President Donald Trump at Congressman Lewis’s funeral. This was not the time or place to politicize his death. Former President Barack Obama used Rep. John Lewis' funeral to issue a stark warning that the voting rights and equal opportunity the late civil rights icon championed were being threatened heading into the 2020 election.
Obama speech at the congressman’s funeral:
What Obama was referring to was Trumps fear of not having a legitimate and honest election in 2020 when using mail-in ballots. The Democrats are doing all they can to make sure that the nation uses mail in ballots that are wide open to fraud. President Trump has no problem with Absentee Ballots because they are handled in legitimate ways to verify their integrity.
President Trump has been criticized for not attending Congressman Lewis’s funeral. It should be pointed out that Lewis, as a form of descent, did not attend President Trump’s or George W. Bush’s inauguration. He believed they were both not legitimate presidents. President Trump was at odds with the congressman’s voting record on constitutional issues, like the right to bear arms which was in direct opposition to conservative support of the second amendment. The congressman’s record for not voting for constitutional issues is consistent with the low score of nearly all democrats. A review of the “Congressional scorecard” shows that the republicans consistently score higher than the democrats when voting on constitutional issues.
Congressman Lewis’ Cumulative Freedom Index Score is 26%. In other words he only voted for constitutional issues 26% of the time. Most conservative legislators, vote much higher for constitutional issues.