The legendary host of Phil Donahue Show has some strong opinions about the current situation of the United States. Donahue was the very first talk show that employed audience participation. Since the, the concept proved to be successful and was adopted by many other famous productions. Donahue returned on TV as a commentator of the current situation in America. To him, the main issue with this national superpower is hypocrisy.
Phil Donahue Interpreted Trump’s Victory as a Result of a Prevailing Hypocrisy
Phil Donahue appeared during CNN broadcast to express his own ideas about the struggles his country has now to face. He did not avoid tackling difficult topics, exactly how he used to do during his own TV show that ended in 1996. This time, he talked about hypocrisy and how this national trait is dragging the country down.
“Hypocrisy is killing us.”
What Phil Donahue refers to is the presidential elections in 2016. He devoted the entire time on air to debate only Trump-related topics. For instance, he wondered how Trump’s constituents consisted of only a modest percentage of the country.
On the other hand, it was him who won the elections. Donahue answered his own question by categorizing the phenomenon as hypocrisy. He heard many people proud to be Americans, yet they didn’t take advantage of one of their basic rights, which is voting.
America’s Current Main Issue Was Born Due to Citizens Who Lost Hope
Moving on, Phil Donahue believes that those who voted with Donald Trump were those who ran out of patience. Most of them are citizens who are no longer satisfied with how America works. College loans are too high, few raises over the years yet a stranger person shows up in the papers as an overnight millionaire.
Therefore, they saw in Trump a chance of change. Moreover, Donahue addressed to the press as well. He wanted to see more in-depth documentaries on America’s current main issue and research people who voted for Trump and their reasoning behind their choice.
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