In a surprising turn of events, Bernie Marcus, the 94-year-old co-founder of Home Depot and influential Republican donor, has officially endorsed Donald Trump for the 2024 presidential election. In a witty and hard-hitting op-ed for Real Clear Politics, Marcus voiced his deep concerns about the current state of the country and the urgent need to uphold America’s founding principles and freedoms.
“I don’t know about you, but I’m just exhausted by politics,” Marcus began. “I thought it was time for me to take a backseat and let the young folks carry on the fight for America. But, let’s face it, the stakes are too darn high for a guy like me to sit this one out.”
Highlighting issues like rampant lawlessness in major cities, an unprotected southern border, failing education systems, and the economic woes faced by ordinary Americans, Marcus made a compelling argument that our current government policies are leading us down a treacherous path.
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“Now, I get it. Some of my Republican friends don’t like the way Trump talks or behaves. Heck, I’ve been exasperated with him myself at times! But we can’t let his brash style be the reason we abandon ship. The man did wonders for this country during his first term, and now we need him more than ever to save The American Dream for future generations.”
Expressing unwavering support, Marcus concluded, “That’s why I’m endorsing Donald J. Trump as the GOP nominee and our next President. Not only does he have the best chance of winning the general election, but he’s also the best person to take on and dismantle the administrative state that’s strangling America.”
Marcus is not alone in his endorsement of Trump. Other notable Republican financiers, like Robert Bigelow, have also thrown their support behind the former President, underscoring his continued influence within the party. Marcus has been vocally critical of the Republican National Committee, urging them to halt the presidential debates, which he deems “unproductive and embarrassing.” Instead, he advocates for a consolidated show of support for Trump as the Republican nominee.
In a separate interview with Fox News, Marcus unleashed his unfiltered opinions on President Biden and his liberal policies during the ongoing banking crisis. He scornfully remarked, “I can’t wait for Biden to go on yet another speech and tell us how the economy is booming and getting better every day. It’s all a load of hogwash! Wake up, America! We’re in tough times, and who knows, a recession may already be upon us!”
Expressing his empathy for those who lost money due to mismanagement by a certain “woke” bank, Marcus expressed his frustration at the lack of accountability. He lamented, “It’s just downright depressing to see these bank officials conveniently selling off their stocks beforehand. Will the Justice Department actually go after them? Well, they’re a woke company, so I highly doubt it. They’ll probably get away with it scot-free.”
With his endorsement of Trump and his candid remarks about the Biden administration, Bernie Marcus has undoubtedly made his conservative stance clear. His influence and support, alongside other GOP heavyweights, will undoubtedly impact the upcoming 2024 election. It remains to be seen if his endorsement will inspire other influential figures to join the Trump train once again.