Gladys  /  Maine

“Trump did not drain the swamp. If he did anything, he added more vicious reptiles to the swamp.”

Video Transcript

“Hi, my name’s Gladys.

“I voted for Trump in 2016 and in 2020, and I will never vote for him again.

“In 2016, I voted for Trump because I thought he might help us clear the swamp to get rid of some of the long-term ancient politicians that were just doing the same thing over and over and over again.

“I wanted change.

“Trump did not drain the swamp.

“If he did anything, he added more vicious reptiles to the swamp, in my opinion.

“January 6th was a big turning point for me having been a military service member for 20 years and taking that oath of service to never- or to defend this country from all enemies, foreign or domestic.

“Having been a police officer for a brief time while I was in the military, to watch him incite that crowd and say, ‘We’re gonna walk down to the Capitol and we’re gonna stop this thievery,’ how could he be saying that?

“How could he be inciting that type of cruelty and violence, and then to watch it unfold on TV?

“I was in tears.

“He likes to joke now that he only wants to be a dictator for a day, but that’s not true.

“The man wants to be considered royalty.