Trump’s Camelot Was For All the American People

by | Dec 21, 2020 |

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy became President of the United States in 1961; he was assassinated less than three years later. His brief time in the White House was filled with controversy, drama, and an overriding sense of excitement. After this death, his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy (better known as  Jackie), described the time of his Presidency in a single word: “Camelot.”

Camelot was the mythical kingdom of King Arthur and his Knights of the Roundtable. It was brought to life in a popular Broadway musical by the same name in 1960, and Jackie said that the President loved the music.

Camelot was a place where the weather was, by law, perfect – mild and predictable, where people were polite and happy, and where life was gracious. In the words of the song from the show that introduces Camelot, “In short, there’s simply not a more congenial spot, for happily-ever-after in than here in Camelot.”

During an interview with Life Magazine after her husband’s death, Jackie said, “There will be great presidents again, but there will never be another Camelot.” Her comment paraphrased another line from the very end of the show when Camelot is being destroyed by corruption, greed, and lust, when King Arthur sings, “Don’t let it be forgotten, that once there was a spot, for one brief, shining moment, that was known as Camelot.”

But the Camelot that Jackie Kennedy saw existed only in the rarified atmosphere of the elite. It was reserved for people like them – rich, entitled, powerful. Average Americans did not live in Camelot. They could only observe the Kennedys’ Camelot from afar – while their heroes lived it.

President John F. Kennedy was handsome, well-spoken, and charming. His family was wealthy, entitled, and powerful. John Kennedy was a rock star. And when he died so suddenly, he was mourned by millions of adoring Americans.

John F. Kennedy on the day of his presidential inauguration in 1961. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

Donald Trump is not John Kennedy. Although he is also well-educated, wealthy, and powerful, he is also coarse and impulsive. He uses Twitter as his own personal weapon to publicly berate those he considers to be his enemies. Like Kennedy, he is adored by millions, and it is estimated that more than 75 million Americans voted for him in the last election. 

During his nearly four years in the White House, President Trump has also attempted to create Camelot. But Trump’s Camelot was not for the elite; it was for the American people. Trump’s Camelot was one in which all the people could participate.

Trump cut taxes, created millions of jobs, lowered unemployment to historic levels, created a roaring economy; gave a second chance to first-time offenders imprisoned for non-violent crimes; and raised the standard-of-living for most Americans across the country.

Then, in the fourth year of Trump’s presidency, the Chinese virus, COVID-19, attacked the world and nearly brought America to its knees. The Camelot that was being created under his hand began to disappear rapidly.

But while the pandemic was doing its worst, the President rose to the challenge. Although he was continually attacked and harassed by the left, he acted swiftly. He barred travelers from China from entering the U.S. within days of our first cases of COVID-19 in America. And he initiated a comprehensive plan to stop the spread of the virus. He encouraged the retooling of industry to produce thousands of ventilators and millions of PPE. And he inaugurated a program that he called WarpSpeed to develop, test, and deploy new vaccines and therapeutics in record time to combat the virus and stop the pandemic. In less than ten months, in what previously would have taken four or five years to develop, test, and win Emergency Use Authorization, two companies, Pfizer and Moderna, developed vaccines and received that authorization. The first Pfizer vaccines rolled out on December 14, 2020, transported across the country in caravans of UPS and FedEx trucks, on their way to deliver the vaccines to the American people. Three days later, a Moderna vaccine was also approved, and it, too, is now being deployed.

But there is no ovation from the Democrats for the President at this amazing, historical feat. The raging hatred of the left has been aimed at Donald Trump since he first announced his decision to run for President in June 2015 has been burning furiously ever since. The left has refused to give an iota of credit to the President for anything he has done to maintain the myth that he has done nothing at all. They have even lied outright about his heroic efforts to fight the pandemic. In fact, they still accuse him of mismanagement of the crisis and of doing nothing. And most appallingly, after years of harassing him with false accusations, investigations, and impeachment, they have now begun to take the credit for themselves for providing the solutions to the pandemic crisis and for the development of the vaccine.

Trump was elected because he was an outlier who would bring a fresh approach to the swamp in Washington. And that is exactly what he did. He was not a politician, he was a businessman, and he looked at things differently. He wasn’t constrained by years of bureaucracy that would have tied his hands and dulled his brain. He lacked the polish that decades in politics bestows, but instead, he brought the imagination of an entrepreneur to the Oval Office.

President Trump kept the promises that he made to the American people during his campaign. And he found solutions that seemed unachievable – to problems that had stymied his predecessors for decades – and in a time frame that no one had thought possible.

Trump’s Camelot was for all the American people – to give them a chance at prosperity through tax relief, new job opportunities, and safety from uncontrolled illegal immigration. He fought for all the people and gave Americans – all Americans – hope for a better life. And although the left continues to try to delegitimize him, he remains an icon and a legend among his millions of supporters. For them, his Camelot was their Camelot.

This story does not yet have an ending. Trump’s Camelot came to an abrupt end when the pandemic descended on us, with seemingly endless shutdowns, the loss of jobs, the rise in crime, and the overwhelming despair of people who have lost everything. And now, with the debacle of an election that is fraught with cheating and fraud, the final resolution of who will be inaugurated on January 20 is still unknown, despite the claims of victory from the left.

The original Camelot was destroyed by corruption, greed, lust, and deception, not unlike what is happening in America today. The result will be the same if we don’t stop it. Our country was never perfect, but it was far better than everything else that was out there in the world, and what we had needs to be preserved. 

Camelot was a fantasy, a make-believe place. But the ‘Camelot’ that Trump created for Americans was real. It is proof that a more perfect United States that provides advantage and opportunity, and hope to all Americans is not only possible, but it is achievable.

Donald Trump has been the man for our times. He came on the scene at a time when America needed him most. He has shown his strength in the face of powerful enemies when they threatened to destroy us, and he has found unorthodox but successful solutions to the challenges of a complex and dangerous world. His current fight against the fraud and corruption of the 2020 elections must be successful if America is to survive. If his efforts fail, then the Camelot that he was creating for all Americans will be lost, and our nation – and all it stands for – will also be lost.

Don’t let it be forgotten that once there was a spot, for one brief, shining moment, that was known as Camelot.”


President Trump in Carson City, Nevada in October.

Ilana Freedman

Ilana Freedman is a veteran intelligence analyst with more than thirty years in the field. She was trained in Israel, where she lived and worked for sixteen years. After returning to the U.S., she served as CEO of Gerard Group International in Massachusetts, providing major corporations and government agencies with intelligence-led support for their homeland security programs. Her global network of specialists and field assets has provided her with an ongoing resource of critical, real-time intelligence and domain expertise. Today, Ilana is an independent consultant and author of hundreds of articles on terrorism and the geopolitical landscape. She has written four books on Islamic terrorism, and is currently working on a comprehensive book on China - past, present, and future.

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