As we noted earlier this week, Phyllis Schlafly seems to have thrown her support behind Donald Trump, saying that Trump “acts like he loves America.”
In an interview with WorldNetDaily today, Schlafly continued on the same theme, comparing Trump to President Reagan, who “was a real American and would stand up for America.” In contrast, she said, “I don’t think Obama ever did” love America.
On Trump, she recalled a similarly turbulent time for the GOP establishment when Ronald Reagan got the nomination.
“We survived that because Reagan was a real American and would stand up for America,” she said.
She said she believes that is Trump’s desire also.
Schlafly also noted the “kingmakers” in the party had difficulty then and likely will again when “they realize they can’t name the nominee and that Trump might be the nominee.”
But a key component of the presidency is love for America, she said.
“I don’t think Obama ever did. I think he wanted America to be like every other country. We don’t want to be like every other country. We’re better. We’re exceptional.”
Schlafly also told WND that President Obama’s immigration policy is sending America on the path of Germany, which she said “isn’t going to be Germany any more. It’s going to be Muslim.”
Schlafly said the resettlement of refugees and newcomers to the nation is getting out of control.
“Look what happened to Germany,” she said. “Germany isn’t going to be Germany any more. It’s going to be Muslim. We shouldn’t allow that to happen.”