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Trump can so effortlessly troll the Media and the Left in general. Here's a good thread to explain:

https://twitter.com/ThomasWictor/sta...05167527116801
An interesting multi-tweet indeed. Yet it's a smokescreen because Wictor ignores Trump's words. "Study what Pershing did to terrorists when caught." (paraphrased) clearly references the (alleged) punishment only, not what happened before or after.
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Old 18.08.2017, 10:29
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Trump: Business is looking better than ever with business enthusiasm at record levels. Stock Market at an all-time high. That doesn't just happen!

And I guess the fact that illegal immigration was down 67% after four months of Trump is clearly just an after-effect of the strong policies set by Obama
US stock markets have been sliding down as investors lose confidence in Trump's ability to deliver his agenda, S&P 500 and Dow down ca. 2% since your post .
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

How's that Russian nothing burger coming along?
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Old 18.08.2017, 11:39
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Trump can so effortlessly troll the Media and the Left in general. Here's a good thread to explain:

https://twitter.com/ThomasWictor/sta...05167527116801
Well of course the media will react to whatever Trump says or tweets; the White House confirmed Trump's tweets are official Presidential statements so they cannot be ignored.

In fact the thread does not explain; it tries to flip the discussion into an entirely different direction instead of focusing on "what General Pershing did to terrorists when caught", as UM noted.

We could have an entirely different debate about what credibility does a President have when they use official channels to simply troll by sending out false information.
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Old 18.08.2017, 11:42
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How's that Russian nothing burger coming along?
Clearly by your statement that there is "nothing" there you claim to have a secret back channel to the results of the FBI investigation so why don't you tell us how it is coming along?
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Clearly by your statement that there is "nothing" there you claim to have a secret back channel to the results of the FBI investigation so why don't you tell us how it is coming along?
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Old 18.08.2017, 12:04
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Sending cartoons does not actually move the discussion forward?
But then since the results of the FBI investigation are currently secret there is nothing solid for you to hang your views on?
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But then since the results of the FBI investigation are currently secret there is nothing solid for you to hang your views on?
If the FBI investigation is currently secret and there is no solid evidence yet then doesn't it mean that the media hysteria up till now has just been a nothing burger?
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I think it was after 9/11 or some other attack around that period, that Tony Blair appeared in a mosque and read a passage from the Koran condemning violence. The tak home message being that the terrorsist were not true muslims.

Now I 'd like to see Trump appear at a far right rally and read a passage from Mein Kampf condemning the use of cars to run people over. Or something else vaguely to that extent. Thus proving that this person was no true alt-rightist.

Would we all be happy then?

worst analogy ever?
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If the FBI investigation is currently secret and there is no solid evidence yet then doesn't it mean that the media hysteria up till now has just been a nothing burger?
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btw there's no hysteria
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Old 18.08.2017, 14:35
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If the FBI investigation is currently secret and there is no solid evidence yet then doesn't it mean that the media hysteria up till now has just been a nothing burger?
"there is no solid evidence yet " This is a straight lie, you (and I) have no clue if the FBI have found any evidence yet or not.
It is publicly known that senior members of the Trump campaign met a Russian who claimed to have "the dirt" on Hillary direct from the Russian government so there was a desire for collusion; whether there was actually any criminal collusion we do not know yet - we will have to wait for the FBI to complete the investigation.
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Old 18.08.2017, 14:59
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

A new day a new weird tweet.

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Homeland Security and law enforcement are on alert & closely watching for any sign of trouble. Our borders are far tougher than ever before!


Also "tougher"? Hurricane proof or what?

Obama's Charlottesville tweet is now up to 4.4 Million likes, almost double the previous record.
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Old 18.08.2017, 15:08
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Obama's Charlottesville tweet is now up to 4.4 Million likes, almost double the previous record.
I thought the twitter likes were all Russian bots anyway?
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Old 18.08.2017, 17:11
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

All members of Trump’s presidential arts commission have announced that they are quitting due to his racist comments.

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#meltdown
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All members of Trump’s presidential arts commission have announced that they are quitting due to his racist comments.

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#meltdown
Pretty much sums up the modern left: He calls out their bias, hypocrisy and double standards, they have a hissy fit and call him a racist.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Several news sources are reporting that Bannon is on his way out...here is one.

The only disappointing thing about this news is that he was not my pick on the "Who will Trump axe next?" office poll.
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Old 18.08.2017, 19:15
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Several news sources are reporting that Bannon is on his way out...

The only disappointing thing is that he was not my pick on the "who will Trump axe next?" office poll.
Another moderate lefty leaving

My view is that Bannon was too often interviewed and quoted by the Media which upset Trump; I assume he will now go back to his Breitbart roots. So will Breitbart now step up their Trump criticism or support the President?

BTW, some sources claim Bannon resigned but Trump is saying he fired him so as to appear in control.

#Meltdown

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Yep, The Great Dicatator has fired Steve Bannon http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40980994
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