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President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Nov 12, 2016.

  1. britwrit

    britwrit Well-Known Member

    In the long term, W. caused the most damage to the USA and the world with Iraq.

    But - gaffe-wise - we get "Mission Accomplished" every week with Trump. So I think the time needed for disillusionment is a lot shoter.
  2. garrow

    garrow Well-Known Member

  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Yeah, watch, that'll just set the MAGGATs off on another jag of "how do we know Osama is really dead?"
  4. garrow

    garrow Well-Known Member

  5. Della9250

    Della9250 Well-Known Member

  6. Della9250

    Della9250 Well-Known Member

  7. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

  8. Deskgrunt50

    Deskgrunt50 Well-Known Member

    Is the Russia bounty story going to have an impact? It seems to be sticking more than most of Trump’s awful behavior.

    I’ve never understood how current and former military families can support this guy. Other than than it’s a group that always leans R.

    I would like to think this causes some to rethink that position which this particular person.
  9. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

  10. Spartan Squad

    Spartan Squad Well-Known Member

    People have already soured on Trump because of Covid and the protests, so this Russian thing is an opportunistic infection. Normally it wouldn't do much because the base would just fight it and pretend like this isn't a big deal. But the base is too busy trying to fight the more serious infections so this one gets more traction.

    That and it goes after the the sacred cow of sacred American cows: The troops. People love the troops more than they love just about anything else. Trump ignoring a threat to the precious troops is a real existential crisis for his base.
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  11. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    They don't believe it's true.
    These arrogant, nasty, dense fucking children.
    We will be rid of him but we will never be rid of them.
    Driftwood and OscarMadison like this.
  12. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    This does seem to have more legs than I thought it would. We'll see how big it gets. It may fizzle out. But you're right. It's only getting traction because it involves Our Troops. If somebody with courage at the Pentagon can round up mug shots of everybody killed because of Trump's indifference, those photos should be everywhere. Nightly news. Billboards. Everywhere.
    Nominal Republicans always get more credit than they should for two things: the economy and the military. They walk into the presidency with the presumption that they're the best stewards of both. And it's nonsense.
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