On Monday President Donald Trump spoke to around 40,000 boy scouts about 'disloyalty', the 'cesspool' of Washington, and repealing Obamacare.

The boy scout movement meets with the President annually, at national events.

This year the audience of children were subjected to a rally style campaign speech.

The President chose to make his remarks about the 'interesting life' one of his property developer friends had on a yacht, and how the scouts believe in putting 'America First'.

You know, I go to Washington and I see all these politicians, and I see the swamp, and it's not a good place. In fact, today, I said we ought to change it from the word 'swamp' to the word 'cesspool' or perhaps to the word 'sewer'."

Maybe he was going for his 'Inappropriate things to say to children' badge. That's a tricky one to get when you're President, but I think he's got it.

The fake media will say, 'President Trump spoke' -- you know what is -- 'President Trump spoke before a small crowd of boy scouts today.' That's some -- that is some crowd. Fake media. Fake news.

And then there was this...

And he [William Levitt] went out and bought a big yacht, and he had a very interesting life. I won't go any more than that, because you're Boy Scouts so I'm not going to tell you what he did.

Should I tell you? Should I tell you?

You're Boy Scouts, but you know life. You know life.

President Trump also questioned whether or not his predecessor had met the boy scouts during his two terms of office.

By the way, just a question, did President Obama ever come to a Jamboree?

He did.

In 2015 he met with 50 scouts who camped at the White House.

And in 2010 he addressed the jamboree.

2010 was the centenary of the Boy Scouts of America movement.

I wanted to send my greetings to everyone taking part in the national Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill and congratulate you on the hundredth anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. I hope you've all enjoyed this year's festivities.

You know, for a century, scouts just like you have served your communities and your nation in ways both large and small. During World War II, scouts played a vital role in supporting the war effort at home by running messages and selling war bonds. Some of our nation's greatest heroes have worn the scout uniform, including 11 of the 12 men who have walked on the moon. And today, scouts across the country continue the tradition of collecting food for those in need, improving our neighborhoods, and reaching out to those less fortunate.

That service is worth celebrating. But there's still more to do. Even though we face a different set of challenges than we did 100 years ago, they are no less important. And in the years ahead, we are going to depend on you, the next generation of leaders, to move America forward.

So I hope that all of you will carry the lesson you have learned in scouting with you for the rest of your lives. And I hope that when you're called upon to help write the next great chapter in the American story, you will uphold the best of the scouting tradition and respond with enthusiasm, skill and determination.

Congratulations again on your first 100 years. I'm sure the next 100 will be even better.

One of these speeches is not like the other.

HT TIME

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