Mike Rowe on Trump's SOTU, Dems' Refusal to Stand: 'Dangerous' to Frame Everything as 'This or That'

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  • Published: 06 February 2019
  • Television host Mike Rowe joined "Fox & Friends" Wednesday to weigh in on President Trump's State of the Union address, saying the political polarization in the country is becoming "dangerous."

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  • michael smith
    michael smith  1 weeks back

    An honest days work is not rewarded with an honest wage. Instead its ridiculed and dissected to cut cost and increase wages for White Collars and share holders.
    This has been an ongoing trend for decades and Corporate America needs to comes to terms with it.
    Expecting someone to work 10-14 hrs per day, only to make peanuts learning a trade, isn’t appetizing to anyone.
    We have a system in the country that protects and supports those who choose NOT to work, more than the ones who do!

    • d d
      d d  2 weeks back

      Wow. This man is a turd on two legs and Mike Rowes nonsense
      complements it perfectly.

      • The YouTube Phantom Official

        Honestly, the SOTU was great. idk who wrote it, but Trump chose a great writer. The people who didn't stand or at least smile a little are sorry sacks of 'this or that' shit.

        • DevilsNachoz
          DevilsNachoz  4 weeks back

          Trump has never wanted unity. That is probably why he isn't getting it.

          • Glen DeLong
            Glen DeLong  1 months back

            I like how Mr. Rowe speaks what is real, while the other three talk out their asses

            • Matt gaming
              Matt gaming  1 months back

              #mikerowe run for office. How bad can or be and can you do. Get your card in man.

              • Walt Williams
                Walt Williams  2 months back

                America is VERY polarized, with very little middle ground. It will prove America's downfall.

                • Kimberley Chaussee
                  Kimberley Chaussee  2 months back

                  He’s a smart man....who looks at and see’s the whole picture. Not enough of that going on in this world.

                  • Terrell Roberson
                    Terrell Roberson  2 months back

                    Fuck trump and his asswipe supporters

                    • Godavari
                      Godavari  2 months back

                      My gosh hasn't anyone not seen that he looks like the guy from TMZ?

                      • MMLF 7619
                        MMLF 7619  2 months back

                        I like how Mike Rowe doesn't just spit out the predictable responses. When he doesn't know, he says so. He just tells the truth as he sees it. No talking points. Really enjoy hearing his perspective.

                        • Tyler Cornwall
                          Tyler Cornwall  2 months back

                          I personally dont care who stands or sits. I think it's pointless. Do you think they'd be genuine if they did? Also some of the stats these hosts said are misleading. We have more people at work than ever before because the population is growing the way it is. Wages are rising because they have to not because business wants to pay employees more. I'm a moderate and I think talking about who stands or sits during a speach is irrelevant when it distracts us from the real issues

                          • D cole
                            D cole  2 months back

                            Look at that smug possum faced old bitch sitting to the right. Of our president. Tar and feather the witch in a public display.

                            • TrulyUnfortunate
                              TrulyUnfortunate  2 months back

                              I quit high school in the tenth grade back in 82 and went to work in a machine shop deburring parts,chipping out machines,cleaning the bathrooms,delivering parts and all manner of grunt work.
                              Within three years I was working in inspection,two years later I was running a lathe. All because I applied myself.
                              I'm 53 now and retired when I was 46. Because I applied myself.
                              Kids now days are fuken lazy slugs!!!! I cant tell you how many kids I've seen walk into a machine shop demanding top dollar when they only have a few years experience.
                              The thing I heard from these lazy bastards the most? If you're only going to pay me 15 bucks an hour you're going to get 15 dollar an hour work out of me. Fuken pathetic!!

                              • gazza p
                                gazza p  2 months back

                                522 dislikes, angry because there were not more white robes .

                                • Speed Demon
                                  Speed Demon  2 months back

                                  Democrats showing their true colors and childish

                                  • CadillacJak
                                    CadillacJak  2 months back

                                    2020 is the year Trump gets reelected and the leftists lose their minds again. #MAGA #BUILDTHEWALL

                                    • Doug N
                                      Doug N  2 months back

                                      Is Fox really a news channel or is it entirely editorial?

                                      • Lucien Skye
                                        Lucien Skye  2 months back

                                        Oh no... 3:57. Our guy sounds intelligent, which is an assault upon our willful retardation, omg! Let’s default, let’s change the subject, let’s make thendumb blonde giggle... if all else fails, bring out the phone. SMH

                                        • Kristi Loertscher
                                          Kristi Loertscher  2 months back

                                          Pelosi is so rude.

                                          • D W
                                            D W  2 months back

                                            ATTENTION EVERYONE PLZ READ THE BOOK “RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY” BY JOSEPH A MARTINO!!! JOIN THE GOA!!!🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

                                            • jim h
                                              jim h  2 months back

                                              From this camera view..
                                              It's as if he's talking straight to Nancy...
                                              As we watch her..
                                              We see she's not interest to any thing Our President Says...
                                              I ask you... How did any one so closed minded...
                                              Get the position she has..
                                              With the responsibility of America and Americans first..??????????????????
                                              Thru her actions in this video
                                              We need to impeach Nancy...
                                              Find petitions and sign..
                                              There is one such petition here... Once there scroll down to her petition..
                                              Http://petitions.whitehouse.gov
                                              Let's see if we can hit 250,000 signatures

                                              • Hatter TheMad
                                                Hatter TheMad  2 months back

                                                Lol everyone complaining about the Democrats must not remember when Obama was president

                                                • sumting wong
                                                  sumting wong  2 months back

                                                  Pelosi you are the most disrespectful and immature person come on be professional

                                                  • Matthew Burke
                                                    Matthew Burke  2 months back

                                                    Quality is important when a modern couple cannot raise a family with many of the open jobs Rowe is referring to.

                                                    • Dakine
                                                      Dakine  2 months back

                                                      There is a lot of variables that can go into why someone didn’t apply or accept a job. Family needs might not match company demands, hours commuting don’t add up per the wage, some people go back to school, injuries, and yes some just lazy and don’t want to get hands dirty.

                                                      • Norman Graham
                                                        Norman Graham  2 months back

                                                        My son makes $, without working a "job". This makes him fall off the radar. But he's able to buy and sell, and just bring in more $ a day, then he could make post taxes. If you think he's living in my basement, your grossly wrong, he bought a home, does not have a mortgage, and is considering buying a second. He does work hard, and also drives a tow truck. Try that in a NY winter, if you think work is easy.

                                                        • Norman Graham
                                                          Norman Graham  2 months back

                                                          First Data gave numbers about sales recently. Apparently, Sears, and other stores are taking a beating, from likely kids whom have started their own amazon store, or ebay store, and do not feel the need to work for others. 2018 was a fundamental change in consumer behavior. There was no height in Christmas sales, they were able to shop 24/7. Stores that rent real estate and pay huge property taxes are in trouble.

                                                          • Jose Lara
                                                            Jose Lara  2 months back

                                                            sorry folks, capitalism has to work BOTH ways...Bosses can choose to pay what they please BUT workers are free to work or NOT to work for shitty wages.  PAY HIGHER wages and people will do the work.  It's that simple...shove it up your ass with the lazy argument.

                                                            • The Wages of Sin!
                                                              The Wages of Sin!  2 months back

                                                              Donald Trump is a piece of shit and most likely a traitor. He shows no respect and deserves none either. Don't ask me to respect the office until he does.

                                                              • Dean Mean
                                                                Dean Mean  2 months back

                                                                Look at the Pelosi C*nt flipping through her pages realizing she's been had!

                                                                • Jospeh Emmons
                                                                  Jospeh Emmons  2 months back

                                                                  Salute the moon? Do you think these fuckin morons really believe we went to the moon?

                                                                  • Damian Grouse
                                                                    Damian Grouse  2 months back

                                                                    Mike Rowe is back doing “dirty jobs”...telling the truth.

                                                                    • justafanintexas
                                                                      justafanintexas  2 months back

                                                                      Mike Rowe has a factual accuracy and veracity rating average among all combined services of 28%. Enough said?

                                                                      • Andrew Whitfield
                                                                        Andrew Whitfield  2 months back

                                                                        WTF? Pro moon? Is Fox News even for people from Earth?

                                                                        • Jeremy Mettler
                                                                          Jeremy Mettler  2 months back

                                                                          Pathtic asfuck whiny as two fucks unamerican as all fuck just change names you pukes no idea what America was it's dead just like said would happen in continuation you moron fucks without unbaised unoppinionated facted checked news implodrsi would say boom and still not to know disgusting not to no what founded on is pissface unamerican whiny pissface idiots fucks was founded on not trusting government yet you ifiotswhin sucking government dick is great you say

                                                                          • Jeremy Mettler
                                                                            Jeremy Mettler  2 months back

                                                                            So you total unamerican don't have a clue wtf America is like I said change your piece of shit names. To not no why you have a right to news bad enough but to not no that America founded on exactly not trusting the government is obviously so fucked upitsdesd change names assholes waste if skin

                                                                            • Jeremy Mettler
                                                                              Jeremy Mettler  2 months back

                                                                              Sure is smart to dumbass to know fucked country with dumbass big deal idiots I give towo shits about you fucking idiots but wormed country so change names anyway to ifiot teabagging elbow getting on shit breath maybe

                                                                              • Wayne Butler
                                                                                Wayne Butler  2 months back

                                                                                politics have become garbage. both sides are more concerned with sticking with each other than doing whats good for the people which usually lies in the middle. The right were disrespectful to Obama and now do the same to Trump. The cycle continues. I love what Mike preaches about trade jobs. Society has come to a point where they look down at people who earn a living that way and push everybody to some desk job. As if trade or labor work isnt honest work. In my experience trade school was never even brought up as an option after high school and getting info on it can be a pain.

                                                                                • Da Pro
                                                                                  Da Pro  2 months back

                                                                                  Dems act like spoiled children who didn't get their way ...Id love to slap the shit out of all of them ...and watch them cry like the little bitches they are .... its comin to a head folks ..and when the right has had enough ..you'll see a fury like you wouldn't believe in this country ...And they are going to bring hell with them ...

                                                                                  • Tim Goff
                                                                                    Tim Goff  2 months back

                                                                                    damachine3 said: I don't care if it's a Republican or Democrat, when the President is giving a speech and you are sitting behind him, don't make faces and hold the speech in your hands, actively reading it, to take away from the SOTU. It's not about you for once. It's about the President speaking to the country. Extremely lame. I'm talking to you, Peloser.
                                                                                    You are absolutely right! I remember the eight years that Obama spoke in that chamber all the Republican representatives were very polite and very respectful. That's what I remember! God, I love these meds they have me on now. I can make all my memories turn out to be happy ones. Sometimes reality breaks through, but, I just take another pill and I can remember what I want to remember. I can make everything make me happy again. Like one time I remembered a Republican called Obama a liar, but I just changed it to a Democrat peeing in his pants and I got happy again. Yaaaaaay!!!

                                                                                    • Rob Allen
                                                                                      Rob Allen  2 months back

                                                                                      I was afraid of what he was going to say because I do really like Mike. I'm glad to be able to say I still really like Mike. I think to varying degrees I agree with what he's saying.

                                                                                      • musicgram08
                                                                                        musicgram08  2 months back

                                                                                        Apparently when FOX guy and Mike Rowe “do the math” their way as to how many jobs and how large is the population of USA, they don’t take into account the adults who choose to be stay at home care givers! Those guys figure percentage of population is too old or too young to work but then rest of working age according to these guys are slackers and simply not doing any work.

                                                                                        • Easter Brooks
                                                                                          Easter Brooks  2 months back

                                                                                          Dang. I like what he said. I never really thought of it like that before

                                                                                          • Tim Goff
                                                                                            Tim Goff  2 months back

                                                                                            You know, I saw Mike Rowe on MSNBC once and the host tried to get him to accuse the Republicans of being the bad guys. But, he kept dodging his way around it all the while trying to talk about his program to help people get back to work at good paying jobs. Watching this I see he has gotten the Dodge and Talk maneuver down pretty darn good.

                                                                                            • musicgram08
                                                                                              musicgram08  2 months back

                                                                                              All these positive comments for Mike Rowe coming at hours when trades workers are normally expected to be busting ass in America! Makes me think maybe there is more than that one “pay for phony positive social media” operations which was shutdown in South Florida!

                                                                                              • Andrew Smith
                                                                                                Andrew Smith  2 months back

                                                                                                Love how Mike Rowe comes in with good common sense highly backed up with facts and experience.

                                                                                                • evilcowkiller1
                                                                                                  evilcowkiller1  2 months back

                                                                                                  Mike Rowe 2020 , "make America dirty again"