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'Don't lose hope': Mark Meckler's advice to COS supporters

Published in Blog on August 28, 2022 by Convention of States

“Don’t lose hope" was Convention of States President Mark Meckler’s simple yet powerful message on the latest edition of the Battle Cry. 

“This is what the left wants, by the way. They want you to lose hope. They want you to give up.” Meckler warned. “They want you not just to be afraid but they want you to just say “there’s nothing we can do.”

Polling reveals Americans are increasingly hopeless, and despondent that the country is heading in the wrong direction. According to one of these polls, “when Americans were asked to describe where they believe America is today, the top answers were "downhill," "divisive," "negative," "struggling," "lost" and "bad."”

“I get it,'' the former Parler CEO said, “because sometimes it feels like there’s nothing we can do. Sometimes the craziness of the Biden administration, the regulations coming, their intent to create inflation… the student loan forgiveness quote, unquote… the crushing of our energy industry, the hurting of regular Americans - sometimes it makes you want to give up.”

But Mark didn’t stop there. He went on to say “I get that you might want to give up, but you can not lose hope. Hope is the fuel that keeps us alive. More than anything else, we have to have hope to stay alive and I have hope for the nation…. I always have hope because of my faith, because I’m saved, so I know that's the eternal hope. But I also have worldly hope: I have hope for our nation.

To learn more about where Mark Meckler finds hope for the future, watch the latest installment of the Battle Cry below!


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