Lou Holtz could have retired from teaching in 2004, however he nonetheless offers a hell of a pep speak. Over the weekend, the 85-year-old Holtz fired up the South Carolina crowd at a Save America rally, the place he served as one in all a number of visitor audio system earlier than former President Donald Trump took the stage in a pseudo-campaign for a possible 2024 run.
Standing earlier than a crowd stuffed with MAGA hats and Let’s Go Brandon t-shirts, Holtz rattled off a number of explanation why he backed Trump in his earlier presidential run and why he nonetheless helps him for 2024.
“I trusted him. When he told you something, he meant it,” stated Holtz. “He said what he meant and meant what he said.”
Ex soccer coach Lou Holtz stated he helps Trump for 3 causes:
1. “I trust him completely – when he says something take it to the bank;”
2. “Every decision he made wasn’t to help him personally, it was to help the country;”
3. “He cares about the people of this country.” pic.twitter.com/N7LdwhDgVZ
— Ron Filipkowski 🇺🇦 (@RonFilipkowski) March 12, 2022
Before Holtz might take a breath, he was met with raucous applause, a certain signal of approval. Not skipping a beat, Holtz, who had success at each Notre Dame and the University of South Carolina, continued to reward Trump:
“He promised that everything he said he would do, he did. I trust him completely. When he says something, you can take it to the bank.”
Holtz, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, wasn’t carried out. As if he have been as soon as once more again on the sidelines together with his opponent on the ropes, Holtz dialed up a couple of extra crowd pleasers.
“He wants this country to be great,” Holtz reminded the gang. “…Everything he does is committed to excellence. You look at every decision he made (as president), it wasn’t to help him personally – it was to help this country.”
He then added: “He cares about the people of this country.”
Perhaps President Biden ought to take into account stealing that playbook.
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