“The good thing is that Trump will soon be as irrelevant as an old tweet,” said Schwarzenegger. The question is what about those elected politicians “who made his lies and betrayal possible”. Because of their “spinelessness” they would not make it into the history books, rather they were “accomplices” of the Capitol insurgents.
America will overcome these dark days and come back stronger, “because we now understand what we have to lose,” emphasized Schwarzenegger. If President-Elect Joe Biden is successful, “the nation will be successful”.
“Like a sword”
The Republican demonstratively stood behind the future Democratic President Joe Biden. “President Biden we wish you every success as our President. If you are successful, our nation is also successful. We wholeheartedly support you in your attempt to bring us together,” said Schwarzenegger, who is also his sword from the film in the video “Conan the barbarian” held up and drew another parallel. American democracy, according to Schwarzenegger, is like a sword that is hardened in glowing fire.
“Phoenix from the ashes”
Schwarzenegger was nevertheless optimistic. Compared to “Bild am Sonntag” he named the Americans’ stamina as one of the things he loves about the USA. “Whenever you think that’s it, the Americans get up again. Like a phoenix from the ashes. “