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SOUL OF AMERICA" JON MEACHUM. HE IS AN NBC NEWS AND MSNBC

HE IS AN NBC NEWS AND MSNBC CONTRIBUTOR.

CONTRIBUTOR. >> JUST AN OVERVIEW OF THIS

>> JUST AN OVERVIEW OF THIS THING, WILLIE, ITS VERY

THING, WILLIE, ITS VERY INTERESTING THERE WERE SOME

INTERESTING THERE WERE SOME PEOPLE LAST NIGHT WHO WERE

PEOPLE LAST NIGHT WHO WERE SAYING THAT, WELL, YOU KNOW,

SAYING THAT, WELL, YOU KNOW, DONALD TRUMP, THIS IS -- WHETHER

DONALD TRUMP, THIS IS -- WHETHER YOU LIKE HIM OR NOT, THIS WAS A

YOU LIKE HIM OR NOT, THIS WAS A REALLY GREAT SPEECH FOR HIM.

REALLY GREAT SPEECH FOR HIM. I MEAN, THATS LIKE ME GIVING A

I MEAN, THATS LIKE ME GIVING A SPEECH THIS MORNING TO RED SOX

SPEECH THIS MORNING TO RED SOX NATION SAYING NOT ONLY DID WE

NATION SAYING NOT ONLY DID WE KEEP MOOKIE BETTS, BUT WE GOT

KEEP MOOKIE BETTS, BUT WE GOT MANNY MACHADO, HE WILL BE COMING

MANNY MACHADO, HE WILL BE COMING IN A COUPLE MONTHS AND AARON

IN A COUPLE MONTHS AND AARON JUDGE HAS DECIDED TO BE A RED

JUDGE HAS DECIDED TO BE A RED SOX AND THE YANG YEAST ARENT

SOX AND THE YANG YEAST ARENT GOING TO BE PLAYING.

GOING TO BE PLAYING. HOW DO YOU QUALIFY SOMETHING AS

HOW DO YOU QUALIFY SOMETHING AS A GOOD SPEECH IF ITS FED BY

A GOOD SPEECH IF ITS FED BY LIES ANDHESE ARE LIES THAT ARE

LIES ANDHESE ARE LIES THAT ARE SO EASY TO UNCOVER ON THE GOOGLE

SO EASY TO UNCOVER ON THE GOOGLE MACHINE, WHETHER ITS DONALD

MACHINE, WHETHER ITS DONALD TRUMP SAYING THAT REPUBLICANS

TRUMP SAYING THAT REPUBLICANS ARE FIGHTING FOR PREEXISTING

ARE FIGHTING FOR PREEXISTING CONDITIONS WHEN THEYRE FIGHTING

CONDITIONS WHEN THEYRE FIGHTING TO KILL PREEXISTING CONDITIONS

TO KILL PREEXISTING CONDITIONS FOR PEOPLE LIKE MY SON WITH TYPE

FOR PEOPLE LIKE MY SON WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES.

1 DIABETES. AND THE JOBS CREATION QUOTE,

AND THE JOBS CREATION QUOTE, MIKA WILL BE SAYING IT IN A

MIKA WILL BE SAYING IT IN A LITTLE BIT, ITS JUST ABSOLUTELY

LITTLE BIT, ITS JUST ABSOLUTELY PREPOSTEROUS THAT DONALD TRUMP

PREPOSTEROUS THAT DONALD TRUMP SUGGESTS THAT HAD HE NOT TURNED

SUGGESTS THAT HAD HE NOT TURNED THINGS AROUND FROM BARACK OBAMA

THINGS AROUND FROM BARACK OBAMA THIS ECONOMY WOULD BE IN

THIS ECONOMY WOULD BE IN TERRIBLE SHAPE.

TERRIBLE SHAPE. WHEN HES RIDING THE OBAMA WAVE.

WHEN HES RIDING THE OBAMA WAVE. ITS AN 11-YEAR RECOVERY, BARACK

ITS AN 11-YEAR RECOVERY, BARACK OBAMA CREATING FAR MORE JOBS

OBAMA CREATING FAR MORE JOBS OVER HIS LAST THREE YEARS IN

OVER HIS LAST THREE YEARS IN OFFICE THAN DONALD TRUMP HAS

OFFICE THAN DONALD TRUMP HAS CREATED IN HIS FIRST THREE

CREATED IN HIS FIRST THREE YEARS.

YEARS. THE LIES WERE PREPOSTEROUS, AND

THE LIES WERE PREPOSTEROUS, AND FOR SOME REASON THE PRESS KEEPS

FOR SOME REASON THE PRESS KEEPS FEEDING INTO THIS HYPE THAT

FEEDING INTO THIS HYPE THAT SOMEHOW HIS ECONOMY IS SO MUCH

SOMEHOW HIS ECONOMY IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN FORMER ECONOMIES.

BETTER THAN FORMER ECONOMIES. ITS A LIE.

ITS A LIE. >> WELL, THE LIE HE HAS BEEN

>> WELL, THE LIE HE HAS BEEN TELLING FROM THE BEGINNING IS

TELLING FROM THE BEGINNING IS THAT HE INHERITED A MESS FROM

THAT HE INHERITED A MESS FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA, WHICH IS

PRESIDENT OBAMA, WHICH IS OBJECTIVELY UNTRUE, STEVE

OBJECTIVELY UNTRUE, STEVE RATTNER IS HERE WITH CHARTS TO

RATTNER IS HERE WITH CHARTS TO SHOW THATS NOT TRUE.

SHOW THATS NOT TRUE. MIKE BARNICLE BOWED HIS HEAD

MIKE BARNICLE BOWED HIS HEAD WHEN YOU MENTIONED MOOKIE BETTS

WHEN YOU MENTIONED MOOKIE BETTSNAME.

NAME. THE PRESIDENT PROGRAMMED THE

THE PRESIDENT PROGRAMMED THE STATE OF THE UNION LIKE A TV

STATE OF THE UNION LIKE A TV SHOW.

SHOW. IN SOME WAYS IT WAS LIKE AN

IN SOME WAYS IT WAS LIKE AN EPISODE OF "ELLEN" YOU HAD A

EPISODE OF "ELLEN" YOU HAD A MILITARY REUNION, A FOURTH

MILITARY REUNION, A FOURTH GRADER RECEIVING A SCHOLARSHIP,

GRADER RECEIVING A SCHOLARSHIP, THE MEDAL OF FREEDOM TO RUSH

THE MEDAL OF FREEDOM TO RUSH LIMBAUGH, ACTUALLY HELD THE

LIMBAUGH, ACTUALLY HELD THE CEREMONY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE

CEREMONY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STATE OF THE UNION.

STATE OF THE UNION. IT WAS VERY THEATRICAL.

IT WAS VERY THEATRICAL. FOR MY MONEY ALL THE NO

FOR MY MONEY ALL THE NO HANDSHAKE, THE NOT SAYING THE

HANDSHAKE, THE NOT SAYING THE DISTINCT HONOR AND HIGH

DISTINCT HONOR AND HIGH PRIVILEGE AND RIPPING UP THE

PRIVILEGE AND RIPPING UP THE SCRIPT AT THE END IS NOT WHAT

SCRIPT AT THE END IS NOT WHAT THE COUNTRY NEEDS.

THE COUNTRY NEEDS. I KNOW THOSE WILL BE VIEWED AS

I KNOW THOSE WILL BE VIEWED AS SICK BURNS OR MICHELLE

SICK BURNS OR MICHELLE CARUSO-CABRERA DROPS OR

CARUSO-CABRERA DROPS OR SOMETHING IN THE FAR REACHES OF

SOMETHING IN THE FAR REACHES OF EACH SIDES TEAMS BUT I DONT

EACH SIDES TEAMS BUT I DONT THINK THE COUNTRY NEEDS THAT

THINK THE COUNTRY NEEDS THAT KIND OF STUFF RIGHT NOW.

KIND OF STUFF RIGHT NOW. >> WELL, BY MOST ACCOUNTS IT WAS

>> WELL, BY MOST ACCOUNTS IT WAS A STATE OF THE UNION UNLIKE ANY

A STATE OF THE UNION UNLIKE ANY OTHER.

OTHER. WE CAN AT LEAST SAY THAT.

WE CAN AT LEAST SAY THAT. WITH AN IMPEACHED PRESIDENT

WITH AN IMPEACHED PRESIDENT ADDRESSING A BITTERLY DIVIDED

ADDRESSING A BITTERLY DIVIDED CONGRESS WHILE ALSO SEEKING

CONGRESS WHILE ALSO SEEKING REELECTION.

REELECTION. THOSE DIVISIONS WERE ON VIVID

THOSE DIVISIONS WERE ON VIVID DISPLAY LAST NIGHT FROM THE

DISPLAY LAST NIGHT FROM THE PRESIDENT LOOKING AWAY FROM THE

PRESIDENT LOOKING AWAY FROM THE HOUSE SPEAKERS OUTSTRETCHED

HOUSE SPEAKERS OUTSTRETCHED HAND TO NANCY PELOSI RIPPING UP

HAND TO NANCY PELOSI RIPPING UP THE SPEECH WHEN HE FINISHED.

THE SPEECH WHEN HE FINISHED. AT TIMES IT FELT MORE LIKE A

AT TIMES IT FELT MORE LIKE A CAMPAIGN RALLY THAN A FORMAL

CAMPAIGN RALLY THAN A FORMAL ADDRESS WHEN REPUBLICAN

ADDRESS WHEN REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS CHANTING FOUR MORE

LAWMAKERS CHANTING FOUR MORE YEARS.

YEARS. AND DEMOCRATS JEERING THE

AND DEMOCRATS JEERING THE PRESIDENT FOR HIS REMARKS ON THE

PRESIDENT FOR HIS REMARKS ON THE ECONOMY AND HEALTH CARE.

ECONOMY AND HEALTH CARE. TRUMPS SHOWMANSHIP WAS ALSO ON

TRUMPS SHOWMANSHIP WAS ALSO ON FULL DISPLAY, SURPRISING A

FULL DISPLAY, SURPRISING A MILITARY FAMILY BY REUNITING AN

MILITARY FAMILY BY REUNITING AN ARMY SERGEANT WITH HIS WIFE AND

ARMY SERGEANT WITH HIS WIFE AND KIDS, PROMOTING SCHOOL CHOICE BY

KIDS, PROMOTING SCHOOL CHOICE BY ANNOUNCING A SCHOLARSHIP FOR A

ANNOUNCING A SCHOLARSHIP FOR A PENNSYLVANIA STUDENT, AND IN A

PENNSYLVANIA STUDENT, AND IN A NOD TO HIS BASE AWARDING RUSH

NOD TO HIS BASE AWARDING RUSH LIMBAUGH WITH THE PRESIDENTIAL

LIMBAUGH WITH THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM.

MEDAL OF FREEDOM. ALSO NOTABLE, THE PRESIDENT DID

ALSO NOTABLE, THE PRESIDENT DID NOT MENTION IMPEACHMENT ONCE

NOT MENTION IMPEACHMENT ONCE DURING HIS SPEECH.

DURING HIS SPEECH. A LITTLE BIT OF A SHOW OF

A LITTLE BIT OF A SHOW OF DISCIPLINE THERE.

DISCIPLINE THERE. >> JON MEACHUM, THE PRESIDENT

>> JON MEACHUM, THE PRESIDENT CERTAINLY SHOWED DISCIPLINE WHEN

CERTAINLY SHOWED DISCIPLINE WHEN IT CAME TO STAGE CRAFT, NOT

IT CAME TO STAGE CRAFT, NOT GOING ON ANGRY RANTS, BUT,

GOING ON ANGRY RANTS, BUT, AGAIN, I GUESS WE CAN HAND IT TO

AGAIN, I GUESS WE CAN HAND IT TO HIM FOR NOT LOSING HIS COOL LIKE

HIM FOR NOT LOSING HIS COOL LIKE HE USUALLY DOES AND NOT

HE USUALLY DOES AND NOT WANDERING OFF INTO THE FIELDS,

WANDERING OFF INTO THE FIELDS, RHETORICAL FIELDS, BUT AGAIN,

RHETORICAL FIELDS, BUT AGAIN, THE LIES ABOUT THE ECONOMY, THE

THE LIES ABOUT THE ECONOMY, THE LIES ABOUT PREEXISTING

LIES ABOUT PREEXISTING CONDITIONS, THE LIES ABOUT SO

CONDITIONS, THE LIES ABOUT SO MUCH OF WHAT HE SAID UP THERE

MUCH OF WHAT HE SAID UP THERE REALLY IT WASNT MEANT FOR THE

REALLY IT WASNT MEANT FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, IT WAS MEANT

AMERICAN PEOPLE, IT WAS MEANT FOR AN ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE, HIS

FOR AN ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE, HIS ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE OF VOTERS.

ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE OF VOTERS. >> IT REALLY WASNT A STATE OF

>> IT REALLY WASNT A STATE OF THE UNION AND, LIKE YOU, I

THE UNION AND, LIKE YOU, I SUSPECT YOU KNOW MORE ABOUT

SUSPECT YOU KNOW MORE ABOUT STATES OF THE -- STATE OF THE

STATES OF THE -- STATE OF THE UNIONS THAN YOU WANT TO ADMIT

UNIONS THAN YOU WANT TO ADMIT OUT IN THE WORLD.

OUT IN THE WORLD. AND ENJOY NOT ONLY THE

AND ENJOY NOT ONLY THE SPECTACLE, BUT THE IDEA THAT, IN

SPECTACLE, BUT THE IDEA THAT, IN FACT, THIS IS A MOMENT WHERE THE

FACT, THIS IS A MOMENT WHERE THE BRANCHES OF THE GOVERNMENT ARE

BRANCHES OF THE GOVERNMENT ARE SUPPOSED TO HAVE A CONVERSATION

SUPPOSED TO HAVE A CONVERSATION BOTH WITH EACH OTHER AND WITH

BOTH WITH EACH OTHER AND WITH THE REST OF US ABOUT WHERE WE

THE REST OF US ABOUT WHERE WE ARE AND WHAT WE SHOULD DO.

ARE AND WHAT WE SHOULD DO. THIS WAS NOT ABOUT THE UNION AND

THIS WAS NOT ABOUT THE UNION AND IT WAS VERY MUCH ABOUT TRUMPS

IT WAS VERY MUCH ABOUT TRUMPS POLITICAL STATE AND HIS -- HIS

POLITICAL STATE AND HIS -- HIS FOLKS.

FOLKS. THATS BEEN THE CONSUMING STORY

THATS BEEN THE CONSUMING STORY OF THE LAST FIVE YEARS NOW.

OF THE LAST FIVE YEARS NOW. HES NEVER -- HES NEVER

HES NEVER -- HES NEVER WANTED -- IF HES WANTED TO HES

WANTED -- IF HES WANTED TO HES NEVER BEEN ABLE TO ACT ON IT, TO

NEVER BEEN ABLE TO ACT ON IT, TO REACH OUT BEYOND THE PEOPLE WHO

REACH OUT BEYOND THE PEOPLE WHO ALREADY SENT HIM.

ALREADY SENT HIM. AND ONE OF THE MANY TRAGEDIES OF

AND ONE OF THE MANY TRAGEDIES OF THE ERA IS THAT HE HAS REFUSED

THE ERA IS THAT HE HAS REFUSED TO LEARN FROM A PRESIDENTIAL

TO LEARN FROM A PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY THAT SUGGESTS PRESIDENTS

HISTORY THAT SUGGESTS PRESIDENTS WHO ARE REMEMBERED FOR BIG, BOLD

WHO ARE REMEMBERED FOR BIG, BOLD THINGS ARE PRESIDENTS WHO BRING

THINGS ARE PRESIDENTS WHO BRING THEIR SUPPORTERS ALONG TO A

THEIR SUPPORTERS ALONG TO A PLACE WHERE THE SUPPORTERS

PLACE WHERE THE SUPPORTERS DIDNT THINK THEY WANTED TO GO.

DIDNT THINK THEY WANTED TO GO. NIXON IN CHINA, REAGAN IN THE

NIXON IN CHINA, REAGAN IN THE COLD WAR, CLINTON AND THE NEW

COLD WAR, CLINTON AND THE NEW DEMOCRATS.

DEMOCRATS. YOU HAVE A HISTORY OF SURPRISING

YOU HAVE A HISTORY OF SURPRISING US, AND THERE WAS NOTHING

US, AND THERE WAS NOTHING SURPRISING ABOUT LAST NIGHT.

SURPRISING ABOUT LAST NIGHT. IT WAS IN SOME WAYS THE

IT WAS IN SOME WAYS THE APOTHIOSIS OF WHAT WE HAVE BEEN

APOTHIOSIS OF WHAT WE HAVE BEEN LIVING THROUGH TO SOME EXTENT

LIVING THROUGH TO SOME EXTENT FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS.

FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS. THE LIMBAUGH MOMENT IS VERY

THE LIMBAUGH MOMENT IS VERY INTERESTING.

INTERESTING. LIMBAUGH IS AN EMBLEM.

LIMBAUGH IS AN EMBLEM. REFLEXIVE PARTISANSHIP OF THE

REFLEXIVE PARTISANSHIP OF THE ERA TO THE POINT WHEN HE WAS

ERA TO THE POINT WHEN HE WAS SUPPORTING -- TALKING FAVORABLY

SUPPORTING -- TALKING FAVORABLY ABOUT PAT BUCHANAN BACK IN 1992

ABOUT PAT BUCHANAN BACK IN 1992 AND BUCHANAN, AS WE KNOW, IS

AND BUCHANAN, AS WE KNOW, IS REALLY IN MANY WAYS WITH GEORGE

REALLY IN MANY WAYS WITH GEORGE WALLACE THE FORERUNNER OF TRUMP.

WALLACE THE FORERUNNER OF TRUMP. HE WAS -- HE HELPED DRIVE

HE WAS -- HE HELPED DRIVE BUCHANAN TO ALMOST BEATING

BUCHANAN TO ALMOST BEATING GEORGE BUSH, A SITTING PRESIDENT

GEORGE BUSH, A SITTING PRESIDENT IN THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY.

IN THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY. SO SOMETIMES IN HISTORY ITS NOT

SO SOMETIMES IN HISTORY ITS NOT THAT HARD FOR THOSE OF US WHO DO

THAT HARD FOR THOSE OF US WHO DO THIS.

THIS. IF YOU WANT A MOMENT, IF YOU

IF YOU WANT A MOMENT, IF YOU WANT A COUPLE DAYS THAT

WANT A COUPLE DAYS THAT REPRESENTS THE EXTREMES AND THE

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