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Response to H2O Man (Reply #36)

Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:12 PM

41. This

A few reasons.

First, having George write it gives Kellyanne plausible deniability. And, George has already written a long opinion article arguing Trump's unfitness for office. Why would he need to be anonymous? So he has plausible deniability, too.

Second, how many original Trump staffers are still around and have that kind of access?

Third, the exerpt that talks about Trump calling accomplished women "honey" and "sweetie". This is something a woman would notice moreso than men who probably do this and never think a thing about it.

Fourth, the part of the intro Maddow read last night that talks about agreeing with many of the policies. The Conways both are solid conservatives and would be in the camp that want the policies implemented, but in a sane Bush, Reagan way.

Last, the part where Trump likes some graphic and calls for Dan! (Schivino) to get it tweeted out. If Schivino, one of the other few advisers who's been with Trump since Day 1, were the author, he wouldn't be describing the incident that particular way.

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