With Trump, the Founding Fathers must be turning over in their graves

News with a Twist

Actually, they’re doing a lot more than that

Note, the video in this post has received almost 400,000 YouTube views. With that kind of exposure, it’s likely you’ve already seen it. But even if you have, it’s so great it deserves multiple views. And many thanks to the friends and readers who forwarded it to me, giving me the opportunity to re-post it in Around the Block..

As we go from one Constitutional crisis to another, many people ask, “What would the Founding Fathers think?” And, how would they judge Donald Trump’s unprecedented assault on the rule of law? The conventional answer: “They must be turning over in their graves.”

But now, through the magic of YouTube, we know they’re doing a lot more than just turning over. They’re making their voices heard. They’re defending their creation, the Constitution of the United States from the slings and arrows of Trump and his toadies. They’re doing something that never appeared in their biographies or in the history books.

They’re singing!

Click here to see the YouTube video.

“The Day Democracy Died”

As Sung By Our Founding Fathers

Published by Ted Block

Ted Block is a veteran “Mad Man,” having spent 45+ years in the advertising industry. During his career, he was media director of several advertising agencies, including Benton & Bowles in New York and Foote, Cone and Belding in San Francisco; account management director on clients as varied as Clorox, Levi’s and the California Raisin Advisory Board (yes, Ted was responsible for the California Dancing Raisins campaign); and regional director for Asia based in Tokyo for Foote, Cone where he was also the founding president of FCB’s Japanese operations. Ted holds a Bachelor’s degree in communications from Queens College and, before starting in advertising, served on active duty as an officer on USS McCloy (DE-1038) in the U.S. Navy. Besides writing Around the Block, Ted is also a guest columnist for the Palm Beach Post.

5 thoughts on “With Trump, the Founding Fathers must be turning over in their graves

  1. great U tube….thanks, Ted
    noting that Moscow Mitch finally said something (gently) about the red head’s tweeting…if it takes 3 years for Mitch to notice….


    1. Right. But of course it came with the caveat (my interpretation): “Trump should just let “Lower the Bar” do what you he appointed him to do. He’s fully capable of screwing up the country without your help.”


    1. It should be licensed by every Democratic candidate for their campaign ads. And, cut down into :60 second segments and run as commercials on Fox everyday; Bloomberg can pay for that! And then played at the beginning and end of each day at the Democratic Convention. Played so much that everyone, that is everyone in the country can sing it in their sleep!


  2. Thanks Ted, I hadn’t seen this and of course I love it. Very clever.

    You should be in NY now, enjoy and give Lindsey our love. Hugs, Toni

    Sent from my iPhone



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