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Haley Campaign Press Release - Daily Mail: The Best Next President? Judge Judy's Verdict — Nikki Haley

January 17, 2024

By: Judge Judy Sheindlin
Online here

I've seen a lot of politicians come and go during my life, and I am not someone who suffers fools.

It takes a lot for me to support any one candidate so strongly. But Nikki Haley's integrity, intelligence, energy, and experience speak for themselves. And I know that she's more than ready to take on the world's toughest job as President of the United States.

In a sharply divided southern state, Haley was elected not once, but twice as Governor of South Carolina. As the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, she distinguished herself with tough leadership and a powerful defense of American interests.

What I admire most is that she's always sought consensus – not with watered-down compromise, but with common sense solutions. And she gets results, not with baloney and bravado, but with hard, clear-eyed work.

Simply, Nikki Haley is the only candidate in the 2024 race with true executive gravitas.

Trump was elected President with zero political experience. While no one should deny his acumen as a businessman, he is not a leader.

A leader unites people, instead of dividing them. A leader protects the nation from chaos, instead of creating it. A leader projects moral authority and sets ethical standards for our children and grandchildren. Donald Trump does none of what America needs in this critical moment.

As for Joe Biden, I've never seen greatness or anything close to it in his 53-year political career.

Just consider the last three years. He's actively encouraged illegal immigration – leaving states, cities, and towns in chaos and on the brink of financial disaster. We need strong national leadership to bring this nightmare to an end.

At home, Americans are struggling with punishing inflation, a housing crisis, and a palpable fear that our best days as a nation are behind us.

Abroad, we're embroiled in horrific military conflicts that we could and should have prevented. Do you really believe Biden has the focus and drive to solve any of these problems? He created them in the first place!

We need new leadership, new ideas, and a renewed commitment to the idea that, as Americans, there's far more that unites us than divides us. So I urge you to join me in supporting Nikki Haley.

It's easy to imagine her in the White House, making a difference and re-establishing American strength.

She has a masterful and deep command of the international stage and is respected by friend and foe alike.

As U.N. Ambassador, she talked tough to dictators, telling them America would never be bullied or backed into a corner – and that's exactly what we need in an increasingly violent, unstable world.

Neither Biden nor Trump would know a Houthi from a salami unless someone whispered in their ear or spelled it out for them on a teleprompter. We need a president like Haley who knows what's happening – because that's essential to knowing how to respond.

If you are a Republican angry at?the weaponization of the justice system, fine. But don't get even by electing a former president who has so little respect for the system to begin with.

If you are a Democrat who has never voted for a non-Democrat, get over it. That's no reason to return mediocre leadership to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for four more years.

It's time for all of us to think like Americans. Not like Republicans or Democrats. It's time to elect a candidate who can heal our national wounds.

We also all know that our next president will need extraordinary strength and stamina to handle the world's most demanding job; Nikki Haley is 51 years young.

Let's be honest here: I am 81 years old, and I run a successful business. I am considered the matriarch of a family of twenty. I work out every day and have an active social life. Do I have strong opinions about the world we live in? You bet I do. But I would never have the chutzpah to tell you that I have the same stamina I had a decade ago, and surely not two decades ago.

There's plenty you can do in your 80s. Being President isn't on the list. So don't let Trump and Biden fool you. Neither of these men are up to the job and its relentless demands. Neither has the energy – let alone the vision – to bring us together and end the political wars that have torn us apart.

Nikki Haley speaks to Americans honestly, without condescension. She does this without insult, or demeaning and divisive language. She is eager to work with all of us—Independents, Democrats, Republicans—to get America back on track.

She has earned my vote – and she deserves yours, too.

The hour is late, America. We can't waste what may very well be our last chance to get this right.

Judge Judy Sheindlin is the presiding Judge on Judy Justice, which streams on Amazon Freevee and Prime Video.

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