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NanceGreggs

(27,827 posts)
Sun Mar 8, 2020, 03:22 AM Mar 2020

HE ... [View all]

He is a divider, who is only interested in his ‘base’. All others need not apply.

If you don’t support him, it’s because you’re a ‘hater’, and not because you disagree with his conduct, his words, or his policies.

His supporters are aggressive and vitriolic, and have been known to be threatening – and sometimes even violent.

He attaches ‘labels’ to people who disagree with him, words clearly meant to identify that person as an enemy – i.e. someone who isn’t buying what he’s trying to sell.

He loves big rallies – the attention, the applause, the downright adoration. He thinks the rally crowds are representative of the nation as a whole, and therefore believes he is more popular than he actually is.

He’s fond of pointing out that the country is fucked-up, and only ‘he’ can fix it.

He uses ‘spokespeople’ and ‘representatives’ who promote lies and/or misinformation on his behalf – and when they are caught doing so, he denies that they are associated with him, or that they’re acting with his consent or approval.

He makes promises to his followers that he knows are implausible, and impossible to deliver.

He whines constantly about how everything is ‘rigged against him’, and how the media is determined to ‘bring him down’.

He often takes credit for things he never did.

He refuses to take responsibility for his own mistakes, and blames others for his failures.



If you’re wondering who I’m talking about, there are actually two correct answers. So I’ll just leave it at that.





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HE ... [View all] NanceGreggs Mar 2020 OP
Normally, I love your posts Nance ... mr_lebowski Mar 2020 #1
Oh, no, don't "leave it at that". NanceGreggs Mar 2020 #2
That's a real head scratcher ya got there. 😂 Tarheel_Dem Mar 2020 #3
Trump and Trumper ThisIsNotPossible Mar 2020 #4
Flip sides of the BlueMTexpat Mar 2020 #5
Bingo! pazzyanne Mar 2020 #7
You're a genius, Nance. Beakybird Mar 2020 #6
He is a traitor to the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA yuiyoshida Mar 2020 #8
Post removed Post removed Mar 2020 #9
The fact that you immediately assumed ... NanceGreggs Mar 2020 #10
You said it applies to two people. tobefree Mar 2020 #11
And it wasn't a big stretch ... NanceGreggs Mar 2020 #12
smh... tobefree Mar 2020 #13
Well, go ahead. NanceGreggs Mar 2020 #14
When you throw rocks into a pig pen, the one that squeals is the one you hit. The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2020 #26
I've always loved that expression ... NanceGreggs Mar 2020 #31
And comparing a Democrat to a Republican violates ToS. marble falls Mar 2020 #34
Please---to most of us, the similarities which NG's post details have been glaringly Atticus Mar 2020 #18
easy to see handmade34 Mar 2020 #15
Great post Nance Gothmog Mar 2020 #16
Post removed Post removed Mar 2020 #17
A post hidden by an alert ... Whiskeytide Mar 2020 #19
Just a quick note ... NanceGreggs Mar 2020 #21
Well there you are. A point well-taken and well said. I agree and am horrified to see these emmaverybo Mar 2020 #29
both have people who just CANNOT see them for what they are Skittles Mar 2020 #20
I participate on a 'List' ... NanceGreggs Mar 2020 #22
it is cult behavior Skittles Mar 2020 #23
Yes, it is. NanceGreggs Mar 2020 #24
Absolutely. dalton99a Mar 2020 #28
Rec. nt LexVegas Mar 2020 #25
This message was self-deleted by its author dalton99a Mar 2020 #27
DUrec... SidDithers Mar 2020 #30
And where liars, ratfuckers and gaslighters occupy high positions dalton99a Mar 2020 #32
K&R relayerbob Mar 2020 #33
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