Billionaire Democrat donor Chamath Palihapitiya admitted he was wrong about former President Donald Trump in an explosive video which has since gone viral.
Palihapitiya expressed a newfound appreciation for what Trump achieved during his four years as president and also admitted that “Trump Derangement Syndrome did more damage than Trump ever did.”
Are some Democrat voters finally waking up?
“As a Democrat, who has been left homeless, who is now definitely in the center, but probably leaning increasingly right, I’m left yet again with an appreciation, despite the messenger of the message, of the Trump administration, because what those guys did, was pretty incredible,” Palihapitiya said on his podcast show “All-in-Podcast.”
“These Abraham Accords, the accords with Israel and the GCC, the almost accord between Israel and Saudi, to really be able to like find a long-lasting peace is just a real example for the world.”
“And those guys did a lot of really great work,” he said.
The Abraham Accords unveiled a series of bilateral agreements that normalized diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco, and Sudan.
Leaders across the Middle East signed the agreements on September 15, 2020
Not only was it a historic moment, but it also signaled hope for peace in the Middle East.
We are now seeing the exact opposite under Joe Biden.
Palihapitiya also addressed the damage caused by “Trump Derangement Syndrome” (TDS).
NEW: Billionaire and Democrat voter Chamath Palihapitiya admits that he was wrong about President Trump and says he now "appreciates" what Trump was able to do.— Collin Rugg (@CollinRugg) October 17, 2023
Chamath also said Trump Derangement Syndrome did more damage than Trump ever did.
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“This is a moment when you have to start to re-underwrite, is one’s ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’ causing more damage than anything President Trump could have done?” he said.
“And I think the answer is yes,” Palihapitiya added, acknowledging that his previous criticisms on Trump were misguided.
“Because it is now causing us to not see that good work, and then embrace and extend it,” he added.
“So much of the work that happened in that administration turned out to have been right, and that is what is so frustrating for me,” he added.
The Canadian and American investors lamented the tendency to dismiss good work simply because of who delivered the message, in this case, Trump.
Not only did the Democrat donor admit he was wrong about Trump, he also praised Trump for his work on the border wall, issuing long-term debt to refinance when rates were at zero, and the historic peace deal in the Middle East.
“When are we going to stop shooting ourselves in the foot?” he asked.
“When are we going to actually take the time to look past who was saying things and actually listen to them word for word?” said Palihapitiya.