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I've read that several times now and I still have no clue what you're trying to say. Do you write Trump's speeches?
To be fair, does anyone ever have a clue what MC is trying to say?
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Old 17.02.2017, 10:35
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....Who has mental problems? Who publicly calls for destructions of the opponents? Who is so enraged, unable to actually negotiate, build together or create, compromise?...
https://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100...-violence.html
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Old 17.02.2017, 10:36
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The press has an agenda, no news there. The press has always had an agenda, it is no different this time. Everybody else handles it and gets on with it but not Trump.

After watching bits of the last press conference I think it is best if we lock him in a secure room where he can't hurt himself. He is single handedly turning the USA into a laughing stock.

After 230+ pages I think we can finally answer the question and close the thread.

Will Trump be a Good President? - Hell no. He doesn't posses any of the basic skills needed to be a politician.
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Old 17.02.2017, 10:45
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Will Trump be a Good President? - Hell no. He doesn't posses any of the basic skills needed to be a politician...
...or a functioning member of human society.
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When are people going to learn that Trump isn't a politician?

And that NOT being a politician means that you don't behave like one.

And finally, that NOT being a politician was the reason he was elected in the first place.
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And that NOT being a politician means that you don't behave like one.
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA...

So basically you are saying that a PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES should not have to behave like a mature, dignified and rational human being, without cracking under pressure in every televised news conference or continually tweeting peurile insults on social media? You think this behaviour is in any way a good thing for a country? Or that not being a politician means you have the right to act in this kind of fashion?

Oh Loz, you do crack me up...
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Old 17.02.2017, 11:08
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This is Donald Trump's personal butcher. Here he is standing in front of unicorn legs that Trump will use at his next state banquet.

Donald Trump is personally responsible for the near extinctions of unicorns.

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Old 17.02.2017, 11:15
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And that NOT being a politician means that you don't behave like one.
Maybe not, but he could at least try to behave like the mature, successful businessman that he claims to be, rather than a spoilt, barely literate pre-pubescent teenager with the attention span of a gnat.
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When are people going to learn that Trump isn't a politician?

And that NOT being a politician means that you don't behave like one.

And finally, that NOT being a politician was the reason he was elected in the first place.
People voted for him because they were sick of the politicians they had and the lies, backhanders and dodgy dealing. BUT he still needs to be a politician, he is dealing with other politicians daily, every other world leader is a politician so he needs to behave like one himself.

People didn't want an old style politician, that is clear, but did they want a baboon with no people skills and no common sense? He is not fit for the job.

I think more and more Americans are looking at him and thinking "what the hell have we done".
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Old 17.02.2017, 11:22
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When are people going to learn that Trump isn't a politician?

And that NOT being a politician means that you don't behave like one.

And finally, that NOT being a politician was the reason he was elected in the first place.
Your claim amounts to the following:
John says he's not a car driver. Then he gets in his car's driver seat and drives off. But still he's not a driver simply by virtue of him saying so.

Perhaps you get the absurdity of your claim now. Whatever he was before, upon the swearing in he became one.
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BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA...

So basically you are saying that a PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES should not have to behave like a mature, dignified and rational human being, without cracking under pressure in every televised news conference or continually tweeting peurile insults on social media? You think this behaviour is in any way a good thing for a country? Or that not being a politician means you have the right to act in this kind of fashion?

Oh Loz, you do crack me up...
There are no rules which state how the POTUS should or shouldn't act. Trump behaved in this way all the way through his campaign and was voted into power regardless. Votes are the only rules that matter. Is anyone really surprised he's just carrying on as before?

Is it good for the country? Who knows? Probably not. But he's not even been President for a month so it's far too early to judge.
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Old 17.02.2017, 11:29
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Maybe not, but he could at least try to behave like the mature, successful businessman that he claims to be, rather than a spoilt, barely literate pre-pubescent teenager with the attention span of a gnat.
Commonly referred to as Millennials.
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I think more and more Americans are looking at him and thinking "what the hell have we done".
I bet they're not, but you'd like to believe it. Like the echo chamber on here - if you keep repeating something enough times it neither makes you right nor does it make it true. It's the same with the media. All the way through Trump's campaign "he's not fit to lead" "he's out of his depth" "he's never going to win"...

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Old 17.02.2017, 11:36
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Since when it is ok to have such obvious double standards? Why would he even want to deal with such completely ill mannered animal behavior? What is the excuse for being so self-righteous...what is his crime to justify this. The fact that this poor sucker won elections?
The purpose of the press in a free, democratic society is to report the news and hold the powers that be to account. That's why we have investigative journalism.

Trump has it in his power to turn this around. To date, he hasn't taken that route which leads me to believe he's being badly advised, or is refusing that advice. Despite what many would like us to believe, we aren't in a time of crisis at the moment. The Oroville Dam wasn't commented on by the POTUS to any degree and he should have played that card in the press conference. He should have come out and said what the situation is now, what his team are doing about it, how much federal aid has been released to address the issue, and what the future will be r.e. this issue. Nearly 200k American citizens wanted to hear that because it's intrinsic to their lives.

After much bumbling r.e. Flynn's resignation, Trump finally honed his response to say he took advice from the WH counsel, was assured that Flynn hadn't behaved illegally, but he couldn't reconcile with how Flynn behaved in his dealings with Mike Pence so he had to go. That, I can respect, and I can understand why he may have asked for that resignation with a heavy heart. No matter what Trump thinks of Flynn, if he cannot be trusted to be consistent with the No.1 person that the POTUS delegates to, he has to be brought into line or go. I doubt there's a business person on the planet who cannot relate to that situation, and that's where I saw a glimmer of what Trump could become...but he needs to drop the waffle, and witch hunt and crack on with the job at hand.

This will be a small blow, but I'm sure a decent replacement can be found.
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... It's the same with the media. All the way through Trump's campaign "he's not fit to lead" "he's out of his depth" "he's never going to win"...
Two out of three ain't bad.
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Is it good for the country? Who knows? Probably not. But he's not even been President for a month so it's far too early to judge.
Well if he doesn't snap to it and up his game, he's in danger of becoming the Joey Essex of politics. Is that good for the US?
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There are no rules which state how the POTUS should or shouldn't act.
I'm sure there's something the Americans are quite keen on, esp the Trumpers...The Consititution I think they called it.
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I'm sure there's something the Americans are quite keen on, esp the Trumpers...The Consititution I think they called it.
I must have missed the line where it says the President can't be a cantankerous shit to the press.

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Well if he doesn't snap to it and up his game, he's in danger of becoming the Joey Essex of politics. Is that good for the US?
What does "good for the US" mean in your view?
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I must have missed the line where it says the President can't be a cantankerous shit to the press.
Being a cantankerous shit to the press occasionally is probably ok but being a cantankerous shit to everybody all of the time probably isn't the best idea if you want to achieve anything in politics, and make no mistake by running for POTUS you are applying to be a politician whether you like it or not.
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I must have missed the line where it says the President can't be a cantankerous shit to the press.
It's somewhere around the line where he tries to shut down real news outlets and journalism as fake but somehow suggest that the likes of Breitbart and RT are not.
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