O’Malley Makes The Case Against Trump’s ‘American Nightmare’

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley gave a rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night condemning the “diabolical farce” of Donald Trump’s candidacy and lauding Hillary Clinton’s toughness.

“I have worked alongside her and I have competed against her, and I’m here to tell you Hillary Clinton is as tough as they come,” said O’Malley, who dropped out of the Democratic primary race after the Iowa caucuses.

“Now Donald Trump, he’s a different story. He will not fight for us,” he continued. “He feeds off of economic fears and failures, stirs up false divisions and ancient hates, turns anger into a political weapon. But my friends, anger never fed a hungry child, did it? Anger never built a great republic. I say to hell with Trump’s American nightmare. We believe in the American dream!”

He cited Clinton’s foreign policy record and position on climate change, as well as her stance on the minimum wage in making his pitch for the Democrat over Trump.

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“Hillary Clinton believes in science,” O’Malley said. “Now Donald Trump on the other hand does not believe in science. He says, and again I quote, ‘The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese.’ I’ll tell you what. If the Chinese were really capable of designing some kind of diabolical farce to hurt America, they wouldn’t invent global warming. They’d invent Donald Trump.”

“Donald Trump has been a bully his whole life. But here’s what I learned in elementary school on the playground. Bullies are really just cowards in disguise,” O’Malley concluded. “It is time to put a bully racist in his place and a tough woman in hers: the White House.”

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