“We may not be called to stand with Sojourner Truth and utter these words, ‘I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.’”
“We may not be called to stand in the slums with Irish immigrants who fought for labor rights we now take for granted. Those were not our days. But today is our day! History is now calling upon us to stand in this moral moment and to tell this nation, ‘We have come a mighty long way, but we have got a long way to go.’”
When he gave this speech, Sen. Booker was not speaking to a group of soldiers fighting for freedom from a tyrannical government. Not even close. He was not trying to inspire anyone battling racial injustices. No.
Addressing a protest rally Tuesday, Booker gave this speech at the “People’s Filibuster” event against the GOP healthcare bill. Groups such as Planned Parenthood, American Federation of Teachers and the Center for American Progress were in attendance.
Under the greatest delusions of grandeur, Booker compared the fight to protect Obamacare and keeping abortion legal to the Allied soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy. He also called on the crowd to “summon the strength” of people like Frederick Douglas and Harriet Tubman.
Watch the delusional speech below: