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GreatGazoo

(3,937 posts)
4. Trump made money greenmailing Harrahs and Ballys
Mon Jun 20, 2016, 01:45 PM
Jun 2016

He got paid to go away basically.

His GOP run seems similar.

Yesterday (1988)
http://articles.philly.com/1988-02-18/business/26240779_1_bally-stock-bally-manufacturing-corp-bally-shareholders

and today

One cannot help but wonder how things would be different if the Republican elite had responded to Trump the way Bally did — by buying him off rather than fighting him. It’s not clear what form greenmail would take in a presidential campaign, but Trump is always saying he is open to a good deal.


http://prorevnews.blogspot.com/2016/03/is-trumps-campaign-another-corporate.html
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I honestly think.... Adrahil Jun 2016 #2
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you are getting warmer. ChairmanAgnostic Jun 2016 #11
Trump made money greenmailing Harrahs and Ballys GreatGazoo Jun 2016 #4
For myself, I gotta say "double agent" makes no sense. He's ruined the Trump brand Bucky Jun 2016 #7
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Demagogue: one who preaches doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots. Tierra_y_Libertad Jun 2016 #9
I'd call that "autocrat" but do you think that'd be a different category? Bucky Jun 2016 #12
He is psychologically disordered narcissist, which should automatically disqualify him as No Vested Interest Jun 2016 #14
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Con Man and a LIAR! UCmeNdc Jun 2016 #16
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