Live Free or Die

Live Free or Die: A motto for the whole country to follow

Posted by Donald J. Trump on Friday, February 5, 2016
With just four days to go until New Hampshire's primary on Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald TrumpAfter 100 days of Trump, middle America has suffered — bigly Trump's America? Not for long. Democratic women are taking our country back. EPA removes climate change page from website MORE is giving the state props for its official motto.
 
"The great slogan of New Hampshire — 'Live free or Die' — means so much to so many people," Trump says in a video posted Friday on his Facebook page. "All over the world, they use that expression."
 
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Trump says the slogan stands for ideals such as liberty, freedom and free enterprise, adding that the phrase echoes some of his own campaign's ideals including "borders," a "strong military" and "taking care of our vets."
 
"What a great slogan," Trump adds. "Congratulations, New Hampshire. Wonderful job."
 
Trump's own trademarked campaign slogan "Make America Great Again" — a nod to former President Reagan's "Let's Make America Great Again" — has been a signature phrase of the 2016 presidential race, adorning Trump-branded hats and shirts.

President Obama lamented the "sloganeering" in the presidential race in November, when he told NBC that "sometimes folks want to devote a lot more time to sloganeering and stirring folks up emotionally, but they’re not spending enough time really trying to explain to the American people what exactly they’re trying to do."

Trump is currently atop polls in New Hampshire, the second state to vote in the 2016 cycle. He finished second to rival Ted Cruz in Iowa's caucuses on Monday.