President Trump will soon be traveling to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. According to reports from Time, the two world leaders will be discussing counter-terrorism and the current war in Syria. Conversely, they will avoid subjects such as trade and climate change, where their opinions greatly differ. After all, in the grand scheme of things, climate change is meaningless if terrrorists completely overthrow Western civilization. July 14 also happens to be Bastille Day.
Bastille Day carries monumental significance for the people of France. The national holiday pays tribute to the 1789 Storming of the Bastille, an occurrence that many people believe engendered the French Revolution. Bastille Day is hailed as a celebration of the French people. Fireworks, parties, and concerts are organized to commemorate Bastille Day and the military is held in high esteem.
— Persistent Samurai (@MichaelTall5) July 12, 2017
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Many people wondered why President Trump and President Macron chose to meet on such an important day. Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer, director of the German Marshall Fund’s Paris office, made the following statement to elucidate:
President Trump is scheduled to arrive in Paris early tomorrow morning. According to The Hill, anti-Trump protesters are planning to stage a “No Trump Zone” at the Place de la Republique. These agitators will then perform a “Don’t Let Your Guard Down Against Trump” march to express their displeasure with his arrival in their country. Despite their best efforts, these meaningless protests will have no bearing on President Trump’s experience in Paris.
A Les Invalides ceremony and a visit to the French war museum shall be hosted to welcome he and First Lady Melania Trump. Afterwards, President Trump and President Macron will engage in a formal meeting and joint press conference. Mr. Trump truly is making America Great Again by commanding the respect of leaders across the world. After eight years of having a President who loathed Americans, it is a relief to have a leader who places American interests first.