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Allen West at Times Square Rally: The Voice of American Exceptionalism

Posted: July 25, 2015 at 11:51 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Deborah Lambert

deborah-lambert-smallLast week’s rally at Times Square to protest America’s nuclear deal with Iran attracted thousands of people and an impressive list of speakers, who called attention to the multitude of problems with this so-called agreement, in order to try and prevent it from going into effect.Dozens of organizations sponsored the “Stop Iran Rally,” including several Jewish and pro-Israel groups.

Although the crowd of more than 10,000 protesters was not enough to convince The New York Times that anything noteworthy was taking place, a roster of experts, including former CIA Director James Woolsey, Alan Dershowitz, Robert Morgenthau, Caroline Glick, Frank Gaffney, Mort Zuckerman and George Pataki, received accolades for expressing their concerns about the dangerous path that America had embarked on with this decision.

But the speaker who hit it out of the park was former Congressman and retired Lt. Col. Allen West, whose emotional message not only resonated with the crowd assembled at Times Square, but struck a chord with millions of Americans around the country.

Go ahead. Watch it again.