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No movement that seeks to dismantle these treasured American legacies could possibly have a love of America at its heart. Can’t happen. No person who remains quiet at the destruction of this resplendent heritage can possibly lead us to a better future. The radical ideology attacking our country advances under the banner of social justice. But in truth, it would demolish both justice and society. It would transform justice into an instrument of division and vengeance, and it would turn our free and inclusive society into a place of repression, domination, and exclusion. They want to silence us, but we will not be silenced. [applause, cheers] [crowd: “U.S.A.”]

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We will state the truth in full without apology. We declare that the United States of America is the most just and exceptional nation ever to exist on earth. We are proud of the fact that our country was founded on Judeo-Christian principles. And we understand that these values have dramatically advanced the cause of peace and justice throughout the world. We know that the American family is the bedrock of American life. [applause, cheers]

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This is who we are. This is what we believe. And these are the values that will guide us as we strive to build an even better and greater future. Those who seek to erase our heritage want Americans to forget our pride and great dignity so that we can no longer understand ourselves or America’s great destiny. In toppling the heroes of 1776, they seek to dissolve the bonds of love and loyalty that we feel for our country and feel for each other. Their goal is not a better America, their goal is to end America. [crowd: “boo!”]

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– Donald Trump, Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota, July 3, 2020.

Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Führer.