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Thu Jul 18, 2019, 07:34 PM

So Ask the Question Already!

We’ve heard it thousands of times from Trump supporters: “I like what he’s done so far.”

Just once I’d like to hear these people asked to be specific: “Exactly what has Trump done that you like?”

What I’ve seen ‘done’ so far is this: He’s ballooned the deficit, and given tax cuts to the wealthy. He has insulted our allies, and praised our enemies. He has lifted environmental protections so that corporations can increase their profits. He has put inept cronies in positions of power, and his closest advisors are a handbag designer and a dumbass who inherited his father’s real estate business. Many of his much-touted “best people” are awaiting trial, are already in prison, or have been forced to resign in disgrace due to criminal and/or unethical conduct.

He promised a Wall that still hasn’t been built – and which Mexico certainly isn’t paying for. He promised to replace Obamacare with something cheaper and more efficient that would cover “everyone” – and what he eventually delivered was shot-down because it was more expensive than Obamacare, and would have meant a loss of coverage for millions.

He has lied repeatedly to the citizenry, acted the buffoon on the world’s stage, and incited violence at his rallies. His “university” was shut-down because it was a fraud, and his “charitable foundation” was shuttered because a judge declared it “rife with corruption”.

He paid off women to keep them silent about his affairs, and refuses to release his tax returns and records of his financial dealings.

He consistently embarrasses us in front of the global community with his complete ignorance of history, geography, and science – and ludicrous statements about wind turbines causing cancer, and the American revolution being won by shutting down the airports.

I’ve seen Trump-humpers being interviewed on news shows – and just once I’d like the interviewer to ask them exactly what it is they claim to like about what this “pResident” has accomplished.

I suspect the response would be that same vacuous, blank stare they adopt when asked how many states there are, or who won the Civil War.


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Reply So Ask the Question Already! (Original post)
NanceGreggs Jul 18 OP
jberryhill Jul 18 #1
madaboutharry Jul 18 #2
FakeNoose Jul 18 #3
leftieNanner Jul 18 #4
Ferrets are Cool Jul 18 #9
Brawndo Jul 18 #5
lunatica Jul 18 #6
ProudLib72 Jul 18 #13
TheCowsCameHome Jul 18 #7
Ferrets are Cool Jul 18 #8
NanceGreggs Jul 18 #11
Ferrets are Cool Jul 18 #21
NanceGreggs Jul 18 #22
stillcool Jul 18 #10
leftstreet Jul 18 #12
uponit7771 Jul 18 #14
yaesu Jul 18 #15
paleotn Jul 18 #19
SCVDem Jul 18 #16
JDC Jul 18 #17
kacekwl Jul 18 #18
paulkienitz Jul 18 #20
elias7 Jul 19 #23
maxsolomon Jul 19 #28
zentrum Jul 19 #24
Grasswire2 Jul 19 #25
CrispyQ Jul 19 #26
maxsolomon Jul 19 #27
Initech Jul 19 #29

Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 07:37 PM

1. They'll say "Hillary was worse"


That’s why it doesn’t matter. These people are so filled with propaganda about the Clintons that they are willing to concede that Trump is atrocious - it’s simply that they believe Hillary would have been worse.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 07:39 PM

2. They have no idea what he has done.

But they do know this - he hates the same people they hate.

That’s what it is about.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 07:39 PM

3. He has insulted every real leader this country has had for the last 50 years

Right on the money NanceGreggs!



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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 07:40 PM

4. A very good question!

They would either give you the blank stare, or they would spout the BS he puts out there every day.

He's the best President we've ever had.
HE built the greatest economy the world has ever seen.
He's keeping those dangerous criminals from coming across the border.
He's building the Wall. Even though we know that he isn't.

The lies he tells are all on the tips of their tongues.

But I would like it if journalists would ask that question and push back on the incorrect answers.

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Response to leftieNanner (Reply #4)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 08:57 PM

9. This

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 07:40 PM

5. He's allowed them to express their true selves in public

That is more precious to them than gold. Some people are slaves in search of a master, they've found one.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 07:52 PM

6. I saw a video of a young woman reporter asking a person that question

The woman she asked said, “because he’s done what he said he would.”

The young reporter came back again and again with actual facts of what he’s done, and after each point the MAGAT woman claimed it was a lie. When the young reporter told the MAGAT that there was documented proof the MAGAT rejoined with, “That’s fake news.”

You just can’t fight that level of willful gullibility. It’s entrenched.

But, like you, I do wish ALL the journalists and hosts and pundits would start asking these questions non stop, never backing down, never changing the subject.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #6)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:11 PM

13. I imagined the honest response would be more like

"He's owning the libs."

They know he isn't keeping his promises, so that's all they have left: owing the libs.

You think about the vote to condemn his racist tweets. The very next day he had his stupid rally and repeated the racist remarks. Everyone was chanting them. Why? Because, besides the fact that they are hardcore racists, it was an opportunity to "own the libs." They love that he is a bully.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 08:08 PM

7. Stock answer: "Well, he's still way better than Hillary"

That's all they have.


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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 08:56 PM

8. You're so glass half empty

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Response to Ferrets are Cool (Reply #8)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:00 PM

11. That's because ...

... Trump-humpers are so head half empty!

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Response to NanceGreggs (Reply #11)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 10:25 PM

21. Are they even "that" full?

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Response to Ferrets are Cool (Reply #21)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 10:58 PM

22. Okay.

You caught me trying to be unforgivably polite.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 08:59 PM

10. he's making America white again..

nothing else matters. He's tapping into their miserable psyche's and giving them something to make themselves feel bigger, and better, and not the effing poor losers they are.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:04 PM

12. He stopped Hillary from becoming POTUS. That's all they wanted

And in doing that, he "stuck it" to liberals, hippies, commies, minorities, vegetarians, atheists, designer poodles, and whatever else they want to see burn

Oh, and he made it safe to use racist language!!!!1

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:19 PM

14. 75% of them ***LITERALLY*** make shit up !! Trump protects them from the non-wight walkers ...

... and kills their kids so he's OK with them.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:20 PM

15. I never talk to fascist pig racist tRumpsters. nt

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Response to yaesu (Reply #15)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:50 PM

19. I'm with you....

I've tried, but it's hopeless. Absolutely hopeless. I have more success discussing politics with fence posts.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:36 PM

16. MSM will never ask those questions.

Now I have seen The Daily Show and I believe Jimmy Kimmel, ask trumpsters at their rallies.

They are so easy to catch in their bullshit.

When asked about the Space Force, they described NASA's mission. They think ISIS will be a space threat.

Deer in the headlights stupid!

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:38 PM

17. They will mumble something about the economy

That was strong before Trump thanks to Obama.

Thanks Obama!

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:43 PM

18. Great post. I'm bookmarking for later reference.

Great question media. Nobody ever think of it ?

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Thu Jul 18, 2019, 09:55 PM

20. I did ask one Trumpie I know

and he said that what he liked was specifically how he's reducing immigration.

This is a guy who passed as a progressive until Trump came along. Now he's defending all the "strongmen" that Trump pals around with, saying that the media only labels them with that word because they dare to defy the international elites.

To his credit, he does see the rottenness of the non-Trump parts of the GOP. For instance, their history of vote suppression, and their middle-east warmongering.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Fri Jul 19, 2019, 09:23 AM

23. For one thing, stop about the economy

The foundation of this bull market was 1) cyclical, 2) started under Obama, and 3) would have stronger if the R’s had not worked against the stimulus packages.

The market has continued its momentum, which Trump cannot take credit for, has continued its improvement in unemployment numbers, most of which occurred under Obama, and got further bolstered due to an unwise infusion or stimulus with tax cuts that primarily helped corporations and increased our national debt.

Sadly R’s control the narrative since they are not bothered by nuance, complexity, facts, or truth. IOW, they have no trouble creating one bullshit meme after another, something Dems will not do.

They ignore all those plain as day things you have laid out, and don’t have the seriousness as people to actually muse upon what has actually (not) been accomplished.

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Response to elias7 (Reply #23)

Fri Jul 19, 2019, 04:15 PM

28. He can and has taken credit for the economy.

As a result, he's being given credit for it, despite his ludicrous tariffs.

His one talent is his utter shamelessness; take loud credit for everything good, loudly blame anyone else for everything bad. Never back down.

It works well on TV, and the Press has no idea how to counter this technique.

We're in deep shit.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Fri Jul 19, 2019, 11:58 AM

24. He's normalized racism.

That's what they like about what he's done.

He states out loud their own deepest impulses.

He's the racist id, unleashed.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Fri Jul 19, 2019, 02:51 PM

25. they'll mention his claimed victimization, and say he's "fighting for us"

There is no logic to the worship of a cult figure.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Fri Jul 19, 2019, 02:56 PM

26. He's a nasty, bigoted bully & he's gotten away with it because of his (supposed) money & influence.

Cult45 just wants to behave the same way & get away with it, too. I agree with that blog poster, (sorry, don't remember who) who recently commented, "We knew what Trump was. What's hard is finding out what some of our family & friends are."

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Fri Jul 19, 2019, 04:11 PM

27. I've asked this question repeatedly.

The answer is always the Tax Cuts, the jolt they gave the economy, and the Stock Market's continued rise.

Obama's 7-year expansion? That didn't exist.

Everything else is immaterial.

As long as the Economy is good, they'll never question their support.

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Response to NanceGreggs (Original post)

Fri Jul 19, 2019, 04:52 PM

29. He made America great again! He drained the swamp! Lowest unemployment numbers ever!

They like things broken down into 3 and 4 word chants.

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