Hoo boy, talk about a metaphor you couldn’t script better if you tried!
Over the weekend, GOP presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy was just doing his thing, speaking at a fair in Lancaster, New Hampshire, when a sign with the word ‘truth’ tumbles down on him.
But folks, don’t worry, the man brushed it off like a pro and carried on with his speech.
Now, some might say this is a bad omen, but I say, it’s nothing short of poetic.
Because the GOP is all about the truth, even when it hurts!
That’s right, it’s our candidates who are pulling back the curtain and exposing what the American people have a right to know.
And sometimes, the truth does fall hard—literally!
Ramaswamy has been under the microscope lately, getting scrutinized by his own Republican comrades like Nikki Haley.
Accused of flip-flopping on issues?
But hey, he’s tackling that head-on with a whole website to separate the ‘myths’ from the facts.
This guy’s not running from the truth; he’s embracing it, even if it comes crashing down on him mid-speech.
Vivek is getting crushed by the TRUTH pic.twitter.com/t1MM7P06zv
— John Hasson (@SonofHas) September 5, 2023
There are two sexes. If you have XX chromosomes, you’re a woman. If you have XY chromosomes, you’re a man. Period. Gender dysphoria is a mental health disorder. Affirming a kid’s confusion isn’t compassion. It’s cruelty. That’s the TRUTH. pic.twitter.com/uP9cVFeugY
— Vivek Ramaswamy (@VivekGRamaswamy) September 5, 2023
So let’s look at this falling sign as the universe’s way of putting a fine point on the message: The GOP is the party of truth!
It’s what we’re all about.
And whether that truth is uncomfortable, inconvenient, or quite literally interrupts your speech, it can’t be ignored or swept under the rug. Not by the GOP, and not by America!
So here’s to Vivek Ramaswamy and all our GOP candidates who are unafraid of the truth, no matter how heavy it falls.
Stay tuned, folks.
The truth is coming, and it’s going to set us all free!
The Washington Examiner reports:
Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy learned the hard way that the truth hurts during a campaign event over the weekend.
One of Ramaswamy’s campaign signs, which had the word “truth,” fell on the Republican presidential hopeful while he was speaking at a fair in Lancaster, New Hampshire, on Sunday.
Ramaswamy was only interrupted for a moment by the falling sign and continued his speech at the fair.
Whether the sign falling was a harbinger of what was to come for Ramaswamy or a mere annoyance, it nonetheless happened as he has faced increased scrutiny and attacks from fellow Republican presidential candidates.
The entrepreneur and author has been accused of flip-flopping on several topics, including foreign policy and pardons. He has also faced criticism from candidates such as former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley for his stance on foreign policy at the first Republican debate last month.
In response to these accusations, the Ramaswamy campaign set up a website that claims to dispel the “myths” from the truth about his policy stances.
But let’s hit the pause button here and think for a second.
Imagine if that sign had fallen on Joe Biden.
At 80 years old, would he be able to take it in stride like Ramaswamy did?
With 2024 just around the corner, don’t you want a leader who’s got the vitality to withstand not just the weight of a falling sign, but the weight of the nation?
Look, President Trump, in his 70s, was doing rallies that could wear out a teenager.
That’s the kind of energy we want leading this country.
This isn’t about ageism; it’s about the stamina and vitality to lead the greatest nation on Earth. Ramaswamy is clearly robust; the guy didn’t even flinch.
But could we say the same for Biden?
I mean, let’s be real here.
The man has stumbled walking up stairs.
A sign falling on him might be a national incident!
1. God is real.
2. There are two genders.
3. Human flourishing requires fossil fuels.
4. Reverse racism is racism.
5. An open border is no border.
6. Parents determine the education of their children.
7. The nuclear family is the greatest form of governance known to… pic.twitter.com/rjTxRW7xkR
— Vivek Ramaswamy (@VivekGRamaswamy) September 1, 2023
— New York Post (@nypost) September 5, 2023
Reject mythology. Embrace TRUTH. pic.twitter.com/iy46hXw0ec
— Vivek Ramaswamy (@VivekGRamaswamy) September 5, 2023
Ramaswamy, a young contender, is causing ripples in the political pond by tackling the hot-button issues that matter to us conservatives: critical race theory, corporate wokeness, and all that jazz.
And while some folks on social media had a good laugh at his expense, let’s not overlook the larger point.
We need leaders who are physically and mentally robust, who can take the hits—literally and figuratively—and keep on fighting for America.
People also reported on the now-viral moment:
Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy, in what some might call a bizarre twist of fate, was briefly interrupted mid-campaign speech when a sign bearing the word “truth” briefly fell over on him.
In footage shared by New Hampshire news station WMUR, 38-year-old Ramaswamy can be seen delivering a stump speech on Sunday at a fair in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, when the large “TRUTH.” sign slowly falls forward, hitting the far-right candidate as he stood in front of it.
Though Ramaswamy appeared unscathed, some social media users poked fun at the incident, writing captions like “truth hurts” and “the truth doesn’t abide.”
The viral moment comes as Ramaswamy continues to stir controversy with his 2024 presidential campaign.
In recent months, the entrepreneur has garnered headlines for being outspoken against companies using their platforms for social causes and has criticized things like critical race theory, self-victimization and efforts to stop climate change.
In line with those talking points, Ramaswamy has criticized diversity programs in America, claiming that they only emphasize people’s differences.
So, what say you, America?
Do you want a fragile leader, or do you want someone who can stand tall, even when the ‘truth’ comes crashing down?
The choice, my friends, is clear as day!