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Sun Jan 29, 2017, 08:34 PM

Trump did great this week (according to his supporters)

By most mainstream accounts, President Trump’s first week in office was chaotic, dominated by needless arguments over inauguration crowds, mythical millions of illegal voters and a Twitter fight with the president of Mexico. That’s how it looked to many of us, anyway.

But there’s a counter-narrative out there, too, among Trump supporters and on conservative media outlets such as Fox News and Breitbart. To the Trump faithful, the real news is that the president is doing what they wanted: He’s keeping his campaign promises.

Consider this a list of “alternative facts,” if you want — except in this case, the facts are real.

Trump jawboned U.S. companies to stop exporting jobs and persuaded some to promise new jobs at home. He formally withdrew from President Obama’s 12-country trade deal with Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership. He reaffirmed his intention to build a wall on the border with Mexico, banned refugee admissions from Syria and ordered “extreme vetting” for would-be refugees from other countries. He instructed federal agencies to minimize any effort to make Obamacare work. He removed obstacles to the Keystone XL and Dakota access pipelines, and ordered that they be built with American steel. And next week, he plans to nominate a new Supreme Court justice whose name, he’s said, will thrill conservatives.

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-mcmanus-trump-success-20170129-story.html

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Sun Jan 29, 2017, 08:36 PM

1. It's all quiet on the dumbass front

I'm not seeing anything on Facebook. Meme and talking points blackout.

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Response to underpants (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 29, 2017, 08:38 PM

2. What's disturbing is that his support among registered Republicans is increasing

According to the article they approve what he's doing. That's part of the reason why Lyin' Ryan and Turtleman are laying low.

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Response to Zorro (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 29, 2017, 08:39 PM

3. Defensiveness

They are trying to WILL themselves to accept it. My 2 cents.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Sun Jan 29, 2017, 08:46 PM

4. I heard one Trumpster on TV claim all this craziness is some kind of master

negotiating ploy right out of The Art of The Deal.

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