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"killing jesus." he will be here. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ ♪ hi,i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. is the obama administration losing the war on terror? that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. 125 special u.s. forces have evacuated the country of yemen because terrorists there are running wild. last september president obama called yemen a success story? fighting the war on terror. obviously things have changed. to yourtunisia, authorities have arrested terrorists after 23 people massacred in the city of nai -- tunis. syria isis controls thousands of square miles trying to depose the assad
regime. more than 200,000 people have been killed in the syrian conflict and finally in iraq at least 19 people were killed today after three separate terror bombs exploded in baghdad. that country is now seeing fighting between isis and iranian-backed militias. total chaos in iraq. so you can see that president obama's policy of nonengagement in the middle east is a disaster. tomorrow, the president meets with the president of the afghanistan who is pleading with him to leave a substantial american force in that country in order to keep the taliban terrorists from taking over. mr. obama is expected to grant that request. now, in the waging of any war, you must have a strategy. and that's the problem. there is no strategy to fight isis. al qaeda. and other jihadist groups. once again the president points to a fan thom coalition of 60 countries which exist only on paper. last month, secretary of state john kerry was confronted with the dismal
situation. >> are we winning right now? are we actually winning and our goal of diminishing and eventually destroying isis? >> well, i believe we are on the road to. yes, i i absolutely do. and i think the evidence is not in my saying it but it's in the facts of what is happenings. mr. kerry is living in a dream world if he he thinks isis and the other folks are close being defeated. the president only has iran as a possible victory. the deadline for the latest nuclear weapons negotiation is next week. mr. obama wants the framework of a deal. no question about it. but the iranians understand they have the stronger bargaining position. but the wharton terror raging almost out of control in the middle east the president obama doesn't get a deal with the mullahs, he will look like a total failure. to be fair the president inherited a very messy situation from president bush. but there is no question.
mr. obama made the situation worse. by a series of tactical blunders including moving all u.s. troops from iraq. how on earth isis could gain incredible power without president obama doing anything about it at all is almost impossible to believe. the jay vee comment will haunt the president forever. so now it's time for the obama administration to admit what's happening. and to finally get a strategy to defeat the jihadists. and that's the memo. now for the top story tonight, reaction. joining us from washington charles krauthammer. so where am i going wrong here, charles? >> in the main you got it right but i will correct you on a few details. the first about iraq situation, the mess that was supposedly left by the bush administration well, david petraeus said in an interview friday in the "the washington post," a very important interview incidentally that in the -- that the surge obviously had succeeded and when it ended in 2008 and 2009, there were three years of stability as
they were able to hold on to their gains. so what happened at the end of 2011, barack obama decided to liquidate our presence and as a result, internally the country fell apart, and as a result the iranians, the nature abhors a vacuum so does politics the iranians have come in. when you heard the cia director early in your talking points mention the fact that isis is being slowed or stopped or stymied in iraq, that is not by us. that is by iran. iranian troops, iranian commanders. iranian, well, iraqi shiite militias, which are. >> under the control of the iranian commanders. >> customs. who is the head of the revolutionary guards. and as the foreign minister of saudi arabia said iraq is being handed over into the hands of iran. that's the -- that's the
obama policy. >> that's next. >> he does have a policy. >> iraq will be a sphere of influence for iran. but you would have to think that either the president of the united states doesn't understand what's happening in the middle east or he doesn't care. >> there can't be any middle ground. he just doesn't understand it or he doesn't care that the place is going up in flames. what do you think it is? >> well, he does have a very strange serenity about the meltdown, fact that we are being driven out of our last in yemen. we had to evacuate the embassy in yemen a year ago. vawnkt the last troops today. we had to evacuate few months ago, that iran is now taking our place in iraq. he does have this sort of strange detachment but i think he thinks this is again reality and against what everybody in the reasoning is thinking that he has a strategic genius and that the iran nuclear
deal is not just intended as you were implying as a distraction from the failure in the war on terror, but it is a solution to our losing the war on terror. he thinks that he is going to do a nixon to china. he is going to be the man to develop the understanding, the condominium with iran to rub the arab -- run the middle east. we will join with them. we will recognize their presence and dominance in iraq and syria and lebanon and now in yemen and that will be the reward for having cut a deal with us on nuclear weapons. >> but that's impossible because if that were ever to come true we would alienate august of the sunni nations like saudi arain yanches awflted nations that are egypt that are allied now with the united states, president obama betray all of them by giving iran more power. >> that's exactly what he is
doing. >> but wait wait wait. surely he has to know that if what you are say something is true, if his vision is i'm going to sign a deal with iran on nukes and it's going to be favorable to iran and they are going to give me equal partnership in running the middle east, if he thinks that could ever happen that's insanity. that's not bad policy. that's insanity. >> well, you talk to anyone from saudi arabia, from the emirates from egypt, of course the israelis anybody in the region, and they are the ones that are saying what i'm saying, that they are being betrayed. >> it's so crazy. it's so crazy. if that were to be true. i'm sitting here going i can't believe that president of the united states would think that that kind of change, a balance of power in the middle east wouldn't result in maybe world war iii. >> but this is exactly what he is doing in the region. this is exactly why the gulf arabs have their hair
standing on end and on fire. they are being betrayed. they know it they are looking for allies. and ironically, they are now in a de facto alliance, egypt, the gulf states, the jordanians with israel because all of them are looking at the white house. they are looking at the strategic genius in the white house who, incidentally said a few months ago i don't need a george owe kin anyone he is going to be the great strategist. like you will they are agas at what he is doing. thinking he is going to pacify the middle east as a partner of iran. that's what we are seeing in front of our eyes. >> if that's true, that is just absolutely off the chart. i mean, look, we are speculating here. charles and i are speculating here. but there is unbelievable turmoil here in the middle east in almost every single country. that's fact. last word. >> last word is that obama said late last year in an interview with npr that he
wants to see iran, if it accepts a nuclear deal it could be a successful regional power. if you are a saudi and you hear that what could do you do? you certainly don't sleep at night. >> you get your own nuclear weapon. >> that's what we are going to get as a result of that. look, i don't disagree that it's a terrible policy and it makes no sense from our point of view, but that doesn't mean it's not happening. >> all right. charles krauthammer, everybody, next on the run down the far left finally coming out of the closet. and telling the americans what they really want. wait until you hear it later, senator ted cruz announcing for president. does he very a legitimate shot? those reports after theeeeee toenail fungus? don't hide it... tackle it with fda-approved jublia! jublia is a prescription medicine proven to treat toenail fungus. use jublia as instructed by your doctor. once applied jublia gets to the site of infection by going under, around and through the nail.
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for the newspaper. mr. bitman's column would be forgettable if not for the fact that it contains the key ingredient for the far left agenda in the u.s.a. you may be tired of hearing about the far left. i might overuse it here. these people are fanatical. listen to mr. bitman quote. better is a guaranteed basic income simplify matters and help keep the economy moving. how this would be financed of course is a question. we could make the income tax look like it about 60 years ago when the top rate was 91% or institute 100% on wealth over a billion dollars. mr. bitman calling for the federal government to guarantee an income for every american where that american works or not. that's what the far left wants. with us here to react in new york city mary katharine ham
and alan colmes. mary katharine, can you believe this first of all? at least bitman, i guess he was eating a sandwich and writing a column at the same time. you know, very few of these people will go that far. but he did. >> very fashionable to talk about income inequality and discuss that and ways to combat it but, can we talk about the glaring historical blind spot you need to say marxist socialist utopia? why not? there are hundreds of millions of reasons why not. they are lying in mostly mass graves across the entire world and still being put there in service to this ideology which requires a giant centralized force to make decisions for what everybody's income sncht forces is the word colmes, because you have to then say to your population you are going to hand over what we tell to you hand over. the only way to finance 320 million people getting a guaranteed income from the federal government is to force the people who do have
assets to hand them over. >> this is not. you keep using the phrase far left. most people do not stand for. this most people in this country who are on the left, whether they it be moderate left, democrats, or even extreme left i don't think are for the government giving everybody money or taking. >> i didn't say that but this guy unmasked it and the power in the democratic party now lies with the far left. i will tell you why. because of the money. that's where the money is soros money. okay? big machine web sites organizations that intimidate and hurt people. the moderate democrats don't have any of that but the far left does. >> i think the democratic party has moved to the right. we have a moderate party. and candidates extremely moderate. >> obama is moderate. >> absolutely. is he governing definitely as a moderate president. i know you don't agree with that. >> ais one thing. answering this question is quite something else. who is a more liberal
president barack obama. >> we haven't had very many liberal presidents in this country. >> thank goodness. >> on the political scale worldwide. >> he is not karl marx but most liberal guy we ever had. >> you were referring earlier to totalitarian regimes. you know. >> it would have to be if this nut's vision were to be implemented. >> nobody in their right mind 1100% taxes of people making over a billion dollars. >> would you agree with colmes that this is just a fringe play that the far left is a fringe group. >> i don't think the far left añz who are really dedicated to the idea of redistributionism. i think that you are right that the 100% of taxism over $100 billion. frankly about something you think maybe a lot of these folks are >> they usually don't go this far. they disguise it? >> he also in this column celebrates local solutions and people coming together and doing creative things. great. that's not compatible with a
giant redistribution. minimum income milton freidman and charles murray and martin luther king jr. whose claimed by the right. >> if you work for a living there is a minimum income. >> right. but if you sit around taking heir win and drinking gin you shouldn't be. >> conservatives wanted a minimum income whether people worked or not. >> i think you can discuss these problems and strategies for combating them. this guy goes a little bit further. >> he that's a fringe idea. >> let's hope so. >> you know what? he makes a nice mean kish. >> ted cruz says is he running for president. does he have a chance? later, watters world. what duo america edition? >> america a lot for you. america the free homeland of the brave you don't think you need to give back.
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personal story eggment tonight. ted cruz from texas announces is he running from president. latest republican poll has senator cruz from 4%. jeb bush leading the field at 16%. urging senator elizabeth warren to challenge hillary clinton to the democratic nomination. bob cusack hill newspaper charlottesville dr. larry sabato who runs the university of virginia senator for politics. doctor, let's handicap ted cruz. what are his odds that he wins the nomination? >> not very good at all. they are not inif as at the sim mall. he knows how to run senate
campaign. his two problems even conservative republicans who agree with him believe he would be likely to lose a general election candidacy to hillary clinton. >> why? >> and second because is he seen too far to the right. >> give me an example of a policy that senator cruz espouses that would alienate that would alienate moderate voters? >> almost all the social issues, he is very conservative on the social issues. that gets rid of a lot of young people right there. a lot of women, a lot of minorities. even though he is hispanic you need to be able to crack the latino vote and just being hispanic is not going to be enough to crack latinos. >> do you see it the same way, mr. cusack, i still don't know about what senator cruz's policies
would turn off the mass electorate. >> i give him better shot. 10% chance that he can win the nomination. his problem is not the right. is he tea party darling. it's the center right. he has upset a lot of kingmakers in the republican party. i'm not sure he can raise the money and can he beat hillary clinton? jeb bush does not need to make the case that he can beat hillary clinton. ted cruz needs to make that case. that's what the g.o.p. kingmakers want. i think his obamacare strategy that led to the government shutdown had a big role in it turned off some republican voters. >> do you really think that the voters are going to remember all of that? i'm not -- look ted cruz is a conservative, okay. but we're coming off barack obama who is very liberal most liberal president in the u.s. history. hasn't really worked out. okay. so why wouldn't ted cruz then, doctor, be -- have an appeal you know what we tried the left wing thing it didn't work. maybe we try the right thing now. >> with a 44-year-old first senator who doesn't
have much experience? gee who does that sound like from 2000 2008. what have republicans been saying about obama's lack of experience? >> you think cruz doesn't have the experience to run the country? >> well, i think he reminds people in a way of obama. lack of experience, too young. >> i don't know of any -- remind anybody of obama but okay. now, "boston globe," liberal paper they want elizabeth warren to run mr. cusack against -- i think they just want to challenge -- they don't like the idea that hillary clinton gets corn nateed. they want some challenge. i think that's what the globe is up to here. >> elizabeth warren is the democrat who has a shot, i think, to beat hillary clinton. and let's face it the political media wants a race on both sides. there is not a raisin othe democratic side. hillary clinton's email controversy certainly spurring more talk but there are some democrats and the left, remember, hillary clinton finished third in iowa. you have to be left of the left to win in iowa.
>> >> elizabeth warren as left as ted cruz is right. >> yes. >> so they are both in your opinion fairly out there along the political spectrum? >> i think elizabeth warren would have great difficulty winning a general election and by the way she is not running. >> she won't go up against the clinton machine i know that all right, gentlemen thank you very much. big new movie killing jesus will be shown on palm sunday. one of its stars kelsey grammer plays king herrod, very bad guy. grammar will be here. >> do you think america is the greatest nation on the face of the effort. >> of course i believe that definitely. i never work a day in my life. what's better than that, huh? >> there you go. we hope you stay ♪ nexium 24hr.
kingdom the god of israel's chosen. the messiah. >> the messiah? >> the king of the line to restore the glory of israel as in the prophecy of isaiah. >> isaiah? of all the infants born in my kingdom, how will you find this one child? destined to be the messiah? >> knowledge that the day and time of his birth match the position of the stars and the child will give us a sign. >> what a blessing. >> yes. >> find this child. send me news that i may come. i welcome your holy mission. >> here now is mr. grammar. kind of like you were sitting around a bar in cheers. >> dancing girls. >> yes.
interesting you didn't look him in the eye when you said find the child. you looked away. >> you had malevolent. >> when he says the word. >> i set off camera ventilate. >> you were playing one of the worst men in the world. people don't know the story herrod orders the murder of all infants under the age of 2 in the bethlehem area. how is it, you know, you are beloved actor here in america you would play 'a really bad guy. did you that in chicago with the boss program. >> it's fine. i'm an actor. you lend yourself to the role. it's not -- it doesn't necessarily reflect on you. if it does, then maybe there is something wrong with the audience. >> people is going to be surprised though how evil you are in this movie. you are an evil guy. i wrote you evil and you played it evil. >> okay. now, before you did killing jesus you were raised christian, i understand. >> um-huh, yeah.
>> did you have a frame of reference about jesus? >> he is the savior. that's how i go about it. and so i -- without apology i'm a christian. i'm not -- i was raised as a christian scientist but i'm not a practicing christian scientist at this time day although i still observe many of the tenets. he is the guy. he is the one. >> when you got the role, and you start to research it did you learn anything? >> well, you know, it's funny, maybe it's a karma or a kids math kind of moment. different things happen to me all the time when i take a role. the universe sort of conspires to fill in the blanks. pick up history book. the first page opened up on herrod's palace. i started checking out he was a man of great accomplishment and survived his own sort of rule for 30,
40 years. murdered half his own children had 30, 40 children. he was a very busy guy. he probably was worried about being assassinated a lot of the time. >> right. >> people used to say when i first got the role how are you going to play him? wow it's going to be so much fun? what are they talking about this is a hamlet herrod's herrod. i thought he must sleep with a weapon in his bed. he must. >> right. if he is that paranoid. that helped it to play the whole first thing with the dagger in my hand. >> herrod is diseased at the time of the magi appearing. he has physical problems because he has led such a desolate life. the magi appeared and when we researched the book chinese astrologiers both confirmed in writing that this sky activity the red
sky that led, actually physically. >> exist. >> right. >> the scene of the magi and herrod is real. it's not some fan thom religious thing that we pulled out of nowhere. we are going to talk to the guy who played jesus young actor slayman on wednesday. >> he a lovely guy. >> tough role playing jesus. >> yeah. >> i mean, come on. did you give him any advice as the older hand? he is a young guy. >> i don't really do that i just tell guys just go for it you know, you know in your heart because i think we are all connected, everything you need to know to play anything you are told to play you just have to let it out. >> summon it. >> um-huh. >> it will come. anything that you learned in the whole experience? you went to morocco to shoot the film. it's come out. i don't know whether you have seen it or not. >> i am going to go see it tonight. >> it's fantastic. anything you learn through the whole experience? >> well i loved morocco? >> that's good.
i had been to morocco 20 years previous and i loved it then. drove through the mountains, fantastic people. wonderful culture. wonderful food. >> did you keep the costumes run around west hollywood now. >> with that beard. i had sort of a full beard myself at the time and, of course, not big enough to play one of those guys. i am actually a gentile playing a jew which is always very controversial. >> you brought a lot of edge to the role. >> i had fun bill thanks. >> people are going to be surprised when they see it. >> cool. >> thank you very much. when we come right back, bernie goldberg and i will discussion on changing power structure of tv news in america. bernie is next. taxi. vo: after years of being treated like she was invisible it occurred to mindy she might actually be invisible. ♪♪ but mindy was actually not invisible.
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the best newscast on television, "special report" with. >> bret baier. >> bret baier, has the best sunday show with chris wallace. it has, in all of television, the best washington news bureau in awful television. >> right. >> most important, it's a very important counter balance to the liberal media and i am living breathing proof of that there is not another network on television i mean that literally north one that would encourage a candid debate about bias in the news in my view on both sides. so i thank you personally for that. >> sure. the point i made the other night and the point i'm making tonight is that liberals in the media go easy on their people and tough on conservatives and conservatives in the media go easy on their people and tough on liberals. and also generalization. but it's generally true. it's like an ideological war that we can't give them ammunition. they can't give us ammunition.
i don't think that's a good thing. point number 2. liberals in the media have their favorites, conservatives have our favorites. so, they didn't cover occupy wall street so much as they championed it. and sorry, but fox news didn't cover in the initial stages the tea party as much as they championed and were cheerleaders for the tea party. and even worse, some people on this channel they tried to turn this yahoo rancher from nevada into an american folk hero simply because he was against the federal government and so were they. >> let me answer now. number one we went over the roster of successful fox news hosts. >> and i agreed with you. >> right. the only one who is conservative as far as his presentation is sean hannity at 10:00. now, there is nothing wrong with that because conservative americans 40% of the population they
deserve a conservative program one hour out of the day. do they not? but it's not one hour out of the day. >> but it is on fox news. >> no it isn't. you have to back it up. we did the arc up. and every host has conservative liberal challenge this that. look, and the rancher thing, i will get to that in a moment. rebut that point. >> i'm not arguing that they don't have debates. fox has debates. >> we don't watch any stories. benghazi you don't hear about. irs scandal you don't hear about. you hear about it here. there is not a liberal story or conservative story that we white wash. weave do everything. >> like i said the other night, there is a lot more to fox than this show and the few others that you mentioned. my third and final point, after i was on thursday night i got a lot of reaction from conservatives and it was overwhelmingly positive. but i want to say that i
understand the people who disagree with me. i understand their you're frustration. because they correctly say correctly that liberal media don't respect their values. >> that's for sure. >> absolutely true. right? i wrote that in bias. >> you wrote the whole book on it. >> right. >> let me just get the rancher. when the rancher was first presented to me, the facts that came out of this story looked like this was a guy who was being oppressed. that's what it looked like. i didn't do the story. i didn't do it. >> because you are a journalist. >> well, maybe so. i didn't do it because i wanted to know more but i don't blame the people who dove in because it was presented that way. and then when we saw what it was, it turned. >> now hold on, bill. the reason that certain people turned this guy or tried to turn him into a hero is because he was against the federal government and. >> and? >> and they know that their
audience also detests the federal government. >> believe -- >> -- so it may be good for ratings, but pandering to the audience is not a good thing. even if it's. >> i'm going to take the last word. i didn't see it that way. i think there are americans who believe the federal government is far too intrusive and that's what this story in the beginning was about. >> let me have the last word, thank you very much for letting me do this. >> great debate, bernie goldberg. there he is watters on deck. what duo your country? and then the factor tip of the day. starbucks rescinds the race stuff moments away. earning unlimited cash back on purchases. that's a win. but imagine earning it twice. introducing the citi® double cash card. it lets you earn cash back twice, once when you buy and again as you pay. it's cash back. then cash back again. and that's a cash back win-win . the citi double cash card. the only card that lets you earn cash back twice on every purchase
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we live in an age of distraction where hand held machines now dominate many lives. so we sent watters out to the party district of new york city to sample opinion on the obligation you have to america. ♪ ♪ >> do you think this country is the greatest country on earth? >> yes. i would definitely agree with that. >> i travel a lot so i actually can tell it you is. >> it's enabled me to never work a day in my life. what's better than that huh? >> this is what it is. >> you don't think america is a great nation. >> no. i think it's awful. >> americans are super boastful and -- america. >> are you proud to be an american? >> no, i wouldn't say so. >> why don't you leave then? what makes america exceptional? just the values that our founding fathers instilled in this country. >> you are not a fan of the founding fathers i gather. >> no, not at all.
>> do you believe in the constitution. >> no, believe. >> if you could change something about this country, what would you change? >> the biggest thing is i don't think that cops should be walking around with arms. >> how would they protect you if you got mugged? >> i don't think -- well okay. >> ah-ha. >> do you guys think you owe america anything? >> i don't think so. they have given us a lot. but they have also taken a lot. >> what has america taken from you. >> sometimes i want to say our freedom. >> what do you think you owe america. >> just my taxes. >> do you pay a lot of taxes. >> al sharpton. >> whose that? >> why why owe america anything? >> america has done a lot to you. >> i don't think i need to give anything to this [bleep] country. i want to move to europe. >> we are going to put you on a watch list. >> i will be watching you. >> do you do any community service? >> of course. >> charity work? soup kitchen every once in a
while. >> i give homeless money. and buy coffee and tea. >> that's sweet. do you vote. >> yes. and i'm also an organ donor. >> do you think you owe this country anything? >> no not at this point in my life. >> it f. it wasn't for the greatest generation you would be speaking german. >> um,. >> nobody ever said a word about winston churchill, did they? >> are you guys productive members of society? >> i would like to believe that yeah. >> what do you do? >> i do a lot of artwork. >> finger painting? [ laughter ] >> sexual and violent. >> do you make money? >> just started school. >> getting any loans from the government. >> yeah. >> there you go. america helped you out there, didn't it. >> yeah. >> you are welcome. >> what do you do for a living? >> you get food stamps. >> yeah. >> how much does that camera cost? >> it cost about $1,000 and some change and all that. >> and you are on food
stamps with a $1,000 camera. >> nothing comes easy you have to work for it. >> nothing comes free. >> except for food stamps. >> what else should we give people for free? >> what about their freedom. >> we are born that wanchts no lady gaga, we we are not. >> lady gaga ever listen to springsteen. >> no, i'm gay. >> do you pledge allegiance to the flag. >> of the united states of america. >> to the republic for which it stands. >> one nation under god indivisible,. >> for which it stands. >> liberty and justice for all. >> amen. >> amen. >> amen. do you like bill o'reilly. >> love bill o'reilly. i think i might like watters world more though. >> i know i'm going to get a big bang out of this one. >> do you ever watch watters world? >> i'm watters, this is my world right here. >> oh, you are watters? >> yeah. >> oh no. >> take a selfie for my
grandmother? >> selfie of a selfie. >> this is getting way way out of control right now. later, bill. >> popular as always. >> oh, yeah. >> you stole that limo, right? don't expense that. >> i said take me half a block down and i got out. >> do you know what i learned from that? >> what's that? if you are gay you can't listen to springsteen. >> i had no idea. >> the boss will not like that. >> i can't be in the military i don't like to wear green. [ laughter ] >> well, maybe you should go to pakistan. okay. jesse watters everybody. factor tip of the day starbucks folds on the race issue. the tip moments away. when eating healthy and drinking water just isn't enough to ease my constipation i trust dulcolax tablets. i take dulcolax for dependable overnight relief and in the morning i am back to myself dulcolax, designed for dependable relief success starts with the right connections. introducing miracle-gro liquafeed universal feeder.
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no spin zone. talk about why he's quitting the republican party. that should be lively tomorrow. again, thanks for watching us tonight. ms. megyn is next. i am bill o'reilly. please remember the spin always stops here definitely looking out for you. breaking tonight, the 2016 race for the white house kicks into gear as texas senator ted cruz becomes the first major candidate to officially announce he is running for president. and tonight in a "the kelly file" exclusive two of his potential gop rivals respond. welcome to a big hour of "the kelly file" everyone. i'm megyn kelly. earlier today at the christian liberty university senator cruz appealed to the conservative base telling the jam-packed arena he's ready to restore america to that shining city on a hill. >> imagine in 2017 a