President Trump and flagHere at Balladeer’s Blog I always love it when the unexpected happens. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has been endorsing the Democrat in every presidential race since 1976, but here in 2020 they just endorsed de facto Third Party President Donald Trump. Their reasons are many, so the link is below for anyone who wants to read their exhaustive list of reasons why Trump is the candidate of the working class and the poor.

By the way, President Trump saving the U.S. economy TWICE now has played a huge part in the Donald’s appeal to voters. The GDP’s historic 3rd Quarter growth of THIRTY-THREE point one percent is wonderful news … for everyone except anti-Trump fascists.

trump is fdrHere are just a few excerpts from the Post-Gazette‘s endorsement:

“Let’s look at the Trump record:

*** “Under Donald Trump the economy, pre-COVID, boomed, like no time since the 1950s. Look at your 401(k) over the past three years.”

*** “Unemployment for Black Americans is lower than it has ever been, under any president of either party.” (NOTE FROM BALLADEER: That’s because Trump isn’t married to Democrat or Republican dogma and therefore is willing to take economic measures that upset many zealots in both parties.)

Trump in the way*** “Under Mr. Trump, our trade relationships have vastly improved and our trade deals have been rewritten. Thanks to him, middle America is on the map again and the Appalachian and hourly worker has some hope.” (NOTE FROM BALLADEER: And that REALLY outrages the callous, comfortable and uncaring one percenters in both parties.)

*** “No one ever asked the American people, or the people in “flyover,” country, if they wanted to send their jobs abroad — until Mr. Trump. He has moved the debate, in both parties, from free trade, totally unfettered, to managed, or fair, trade.”

*** “Finally, let’s talk about one of the most important concerns in this region — energy. Under Mr. Trump the United States achieved energy independence for the first time in the lifetimes of most of us.”

*** “No one masters a pandemic” was the Post-Gazette‘s very insightful and appropriate response which can be offered to any anti-Trump hatemongers who exploit Covid for political purposes. They continued with “And the president was and is right that we must not cower before the disease and we have to keep America open and working.”

Trump is like jfkThen, the Post-Gazette pointed out why it was not endorsing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, including their willingness to surrender civil rights to the fascist mobs calling themselves “woke” as well as Biden’s clearly weak, mentally frail and decrepit condition.

The paper noted that Biden will likely not last through even one term and that Kamala Harris shows no signs of being prepared to handle the presidency.



Filed under LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES, Neglected History, opinion


  1. That’s SOOOO great to hear!!! Thank You for this post, Balladeer! Will share that with my man when he wakes up and start his day with a smile. Voted Republican across the board for the first time in my life this time. I remain stunned at the blatant….childishly transparent, ridiculous and dangerous lies told about Trump…and that they are believed by so many!!! It’s character assassination of unprecedented levels!!! And the lies Biden and Kamala tell are absolutely beyond….anything. Thank You so much for speaking out with such clarity. You and others who are willing to do the job mainstream media refuses to do are helping greatly!!! Cheers….and seriously, Thank You. 💕

    • You’ll make me blush! Thank you for all the kind words again! You are the greatest. I agree about the deranged and irrational lies that the Democrats spread about Trump. Unreal.

      • Blush away! You and others brave enough to speak out intelligently in an uninsulting manner are important right now! I stopped being a Democratic years ago…but stayed registered as such because those are ultimately our only choices. It’s the principal of the thing…but I’ll be registering as an Independent next time around. That’ll show ’em! 🤣 Cheers, Happy Election Day to You and Yours and Rock on!!! 😊

      • Thank you again. I understand exactly how you feel. And yes, since 2010 I’ve been writing about how off-putting the Democrats were becoming, so when Trump came along joining in with so many of us other former Democrats in pointing it out it was great. Happy election day to you guys, too!

      • Oh man! I didn’t know that about Trump. Funny! What a night. Lord! Fingers crossed…💕

      • Mine are crossed too! Thanks!

  2. Someone

    Better late than never I guess.

    Once Trump gets a second term, maybe he could kick AG Barr in the nuts a couple times and get him to finally arrest some deep state scum. Is there some reason he can’t fire the upper echelons of the worthless FBI? But hey, let’s investigate Trump supporters following a Biden bus around.

    • I hope you’re right about the results! I agree that Barr talks tough but lapses into “useless” mode when the chips are down. The way the Democrats have corrupted the federal bureaucracy is even more disgusting than the old “Spoils System” that Democrats loved in which they would fire every federal worker and replace them with their lackeys. One step may be Trump’s recent executive order about redefining Civil Service designation for many federal positions in policy-making decisions liable for firing instead of being kept on no matter how poorly they perform. I think any president of either party should be able to bring in their own people to most of those positions. The elected president should set policy, not be hindered by career bureaucrats.

  3. Democratic plan, I think, is to oust both halves of a Kammie-Joey ticket if elected, whether for reasons of health, sanity, or criminality, to get that decrepit looney from Californina in place to really get the ball rolling.

  4. Eileen

    Biden and the Democrats are going to crush the working poor.

  5. E. Schwartz

    President Trump helped our family so much with his policies.


    Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are going to crush the working class.

  7. yankee170

    Trump did amazingly great things!

  8. Libby

    President Trump care about the poor and the workers.

  9. Varda

    The truth is President Trump was great for the working class.

  10. June

    President Trump was a fantastic president for the working class!

  11. Tom Taft

    President Trump is rightfully a hero to the working class.

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