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(72 posts)
Fri Jun 3, 2016, 07:07 PM Jun 2016

What's the big deal ?

So let me get this straight, and maybe or likely, this question has been posed inside a thousand replies to other threads, BUT

How is it that a lot of people think Hillary's Foreign Policy speech eviscerated Trump, when those same people have been, for months now, saying that Trump is, not just a racist bigot, etc., but also dumb and completely inexperienced in the ways of global and National politics? (No shit Sherlock.)

I mean no matter what Hillary had to say about her Foreign Policy (nothing to brag about on it's own, unless you enjoy perpetual war and the killing that goes with it; not to mention the money that can be made) she was gonna school him.

Isn't it kind of like picking on someone smaller than you, kind of like an adult bragging about out smarting a child? Isn't that kinda like bullying? SO, intellectually that speech didn't have a very high bar at all now, did it? Plus, nothing she said matters one bit to Donald Trump (and perhaps not to his supporters as well).

Now, to see some folks (and that might and likely does include mainstream/status quo/establishment/corporate media) basically lose their shit exaggerating how good and effective her speech was in "taking down Trump," just makes me laugh.

And, IMHO, only reveals yet another example, on the part of the media, of an instance of actual propaganda stirred into "coverage;" and on the part of Hillary supporters, another demonstration of wishful thinking that the speech did anything at all other than confirm their own desperate bias.

This does not make me a Trump supporter (I'm with Bernie) for having said this. You're welcome to tell yourself anything you want.

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What's the big deal ? (Original Post) DeGreg Jun 2016 OP
I'm with you Ned_Devine Jun 2016 #1
me2 840high Jun 2016 #9
Bernie should debate Trump and show them how it's done. LuvLoogie Jun 2016 #2
I think she should give a savvy speech about her emails Waiting For Everyman Jun 2016 #3
I'd pay to hear that speech Ned_Devine Jun 2016 #5
That would be nice. Won't happen. The 840high Jun 2016 #10
LMAO. Someone whining that Hillary is bullying Trump. geek tragedy Jun 2016 #4
Yp. Talk about low hanging fruit. 99Forever Jun 2016 #6
I'm glad Clinton voiced what everyone has been thinking babylonsister Jun 2016 #7
Americans are much into gladitorial sports, and for that matter HereSince1628 Jun 2016 #8

Waiting For Everyman

(9,385 posts)
3. I think she should give a savvy speech about her emails
Fri Jun 3, 2016, 07:29 PM
Jun 2016

and the Clinton Foundation allegations.

And tell us why she lied to all the voters about it this entire year.


(14,524 posts)
6. Yp. Talk about low hanging fruit.
Fri Jun 3, 2016, 08:12 PM
Jun 2016

And you are correct. Trump supporters will just keep on doing what they do. Quite frankly, their opinion of all Clintons couldn't get any lower.


(170,830 posts)
7. I'm glad Clinton voiced what everyone has been thinking
Fri Jun 3, 2016, 08:12 PM
Jun 2016

regarding trump. It needed to be said. Yea, she pretty much missed on the FP issues, so now she should address them without trump...soon.


(36,063 posts)
8. Americans are much into gladitorial sports, and for that matter
Fri Jun 3, 2016, 08:13 PM
Jun 2016

gladiatorial politics

The knee jerk reaction to someone being forceful in an argument is "Oh, yeah

Trump's being exploiting that for a year. Surprising that hasn't been successfully triangulated on before. The Rs tried it around the time of the WI primary the "STOP TRUMP!" movement was pushed hard but wasn't much of a weapon.

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