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Divine Discontent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-11-16 03:09 AM
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Vanity Fair warned America a year ago (10/2015) about allowing Trump to being taken seriously
And now we're at the next level of dumdum's quest to be president because it sounds cool to him, and if elected he can just have everyone else work because he'll surely pick the best people to work for him while he just meets with people on days he feels like being puffed up by cameras.

Taking him seriously is a mistake and the debate moderators had better say he's given less forthright answers to questions than any candidate ever. Also, how could he run on a message that he's a great businessman, but yet he won't release his tax returns to prove he's a good, no, GREAT businessman!?

'The Serious Problem with Treating Donald Trump Seriously'
by Michael Kinsley

October 12, 2015 9:00 am

The trouble with Donald Trump is not, as Jeb Bush and others would have it, that he's not a true conservative from any perspective. The trouble with Trump is not that his policy positions on immigration, ISIS, health care, Social Security, or whatever don't stand up to a moment of casual scrutiny. That we're even talking about his positions means that we've already progressed to the dangerous Stage Two of the Trump phenomenon, as if his stated views are the standard by which Trump ought to be judgeda huge victory for him right there. The trouble with Trump is that he is, by temperament, by experience, and by character, utterly unqualified to be president of the United States. He is a buffoon. That's why his campaign is a joke, not the merits or otherwise of his alleged policies. All he brings to the table is a lot of money and a talent for publicity. These are not worthless assets in a presidential candidate. Trump is right, unfortunately, that his billions free him from the need to raise money, with all the dispiriting and time-consuming compromises that that entails. And, of course, he is not the first politician with a knack for drawing attention to himself.
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Yuugal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-16 10:56 AM
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1. Shame they didn't warn us about Shillary.
I'm still feeling the Bern. I Hope the DNC is too. ;)
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