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Old 09.01.2018, 14:29
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Oprah Winfrey - does speech provide clues about presidential run?

Trump seems to have lowered the bar sufficiently... so why not?
Might be a good choice.
Should Oprah win then I am sure she is clever enough to take advice from her Cabinet and experts and not try to run the country herself.
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Old 09.01.2018, 14:37
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Might be a good choice.
Should Oprah win then I am sure she is clever enough to take advice from her Cabinet and experts and not try to run the country herself.
Oh I hope not. She's about as clueless as the current incumbent.
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Old 09.01.2018, 14:47
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I would prefer Oprah over a career politician.

White House said they welcome an Oprah 2020 Challenge.

But if she loses, I hope she doesn't claim its because she's black.
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Old 09.01.2018, 14:58
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I would prefer Oprah over a career politician.

White House said they welcome an Oprah 2020 Challenge.

But if she loses, I hope she doesn't claim its because she's black.
I would prefer a career politician with a background in science or medicine.

Edit: and who isn't a religious nutjob .
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I would prefer a career politician with a background in science or medicine.

Edit: and who isn't a religious nutjob .
I would prefer a politician with decent ethics and respect for science, medicine and facts in general.
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Old 09.01.2018, 15:10
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I've watched him a few times now and I think not only does he have untreated dyslexia - explains why he doesn't read or memorize anything very well - he also has untreated dyspraxia and he tries to hide it.. he needs two hands to lift a glass - there is no handle on the glass. When he loses his sense of direction, he tries to hide it and make it look like he is directing someone else towards the exit. He also has large handwriting showing weak motor skills/control.

He has smartly managed all his difficulties extremely well to become a hugely successful businessman, but being POTUS, it's clearly more stressful and difficult for him to hide his disabilities.

I don't think he is senile at all, just think he has significant disabilities which leads to emotional frustration and struggles to remain calm.. all of which feed into the petulant man child image.
Quit your Safe Spacing, he wouldn't want it.

He does that 'directing someone else' thing because it's a power play, douche move by men who think it's Alpha. See Trudeau twisting the wrist in that handshake palaver:

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Old 09.01.2018, 15:12
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

If the Dems put up Oprah, I'd like to see Nikki Haley, Condeleeza Rice or even Dina Powell go up against. I actually think Dina Powell would totally rock as President.
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Old 09.01.2018, 15:13
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I would prefer a politician with decent ethics and respect for science, medicine and facts in general.
That would also be acceptable. Unfortunately, they're very few and far between.
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Old 09.01.2018, 15:17
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I actually think Dina Powell would totally rock as President.
Isn't she ineligible as she was born in Egypt to Egyptian parents?
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Old 09.01.2018, 15:21
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Isn't she ineligible as she was born in Egypt to Egyptian parents?
Maybe technically, and maybe there is a workaround. How did Obama get in?

Dina Powell is more bonafide American than a lot of the SJW protesters out there.
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Old 09.01.2018, 15:25
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I would prefer Oprah over a career politician.

White House said they welcome an Oprah 2020 Challenge.

But if she loses, I hope she doesn't claim its because she's black.
<<Winfrey says she asked again to see the bag -- a $38,000 crocodile skin number by Tom Ford -- >>
I'm surprised as I actually thought, products from crocodile skin are illegal here. Apparently not.
Swiss TV reacted to this back then but focused on the animals (German/Swiss German and pictures could upset you).

However, back to Trump. I don't envie anybody who has to compete with Trump in a few years! He might get an other 4 years simply because nobody wants to face it.

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Maybe technically, and maybe there is a workaround. How did Obama get in?

Dina Powell is more bonafide American than a lot of the SJW protesters out there.
Not technically, she is not a "natural-born" citizen. By that argument, Schwarzenegger is equally eligible.

Because Obama was born in Hawaii to US and UK/Kenyan parents.

And what does "bona fide American" mean, anyway? She's constitutionally ineligible. Full stop.
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Old 09.01.2018, 15:31
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How did Obama get in?
Trolling, Phos, or just stupidity?

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Trolling, and prepared to accept the consequences

Stupid, and I promise to let the grown-ups post in peace now
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Old 09.01.2018, 16:02
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Trolling, Phos, or just stupidity?

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Icky silly comments about Trump is not very grown up at all.

Speaking of growing up, the problem with this kind of politics around personalities is how it has nothing to do with issues. I don't think it matters who the Democrats run if they don't have a clear platform, nor even know what they stand for anymore. US politics got a much needed kick in the behind. Now it needs to reform itself.
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US politics got a much needed kick in the behind. Now it needs to reform itself.
But you've made it very clear that you don't want politicians in the top job.
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I would prefer Oprah over a career politician.
You have little regard for the political process and you don't partake in the political process. You've also proved on numerous occassions that you have little understanding of politics.

I believe that the only reason that you behave as a provocateur, and promote insurrection, is because you harbour deep seated issues with authority. That's your personal issue and your insecurity. It's not big. It's not funny. It's not entertaining. It's laborious and tiresome.
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Ah, a true man of the people. Next you'll be telling me he frequents McDonald's and Taco Bell, just like the majority of his fellow 'Muricans.
Whatever he may frequent, KFC's definitely no longer among them.
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But you've made it very clear that you don't want politicians in the top job. You have little regard for the political process and you don't partake in the political process. You've also proved on numerous occassions that you have little understanding of politics.

I believe that the only reason that you behave as a provocateur, and promote insurrection, is because you harbour deep seated issues with authority. That's your personal issue and your insecurity. It's not big. It's not funny. It's not entertaining. It's laborious and tiresome.

You can believe whatever you want. I'm just glad and somewhat celebratory that the US made this turn, and am really excited about this change and the future.

So far, Trump rocks! Who has a problem with authority?
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Old 09.01.2018, 16:51
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I've watched him a few times now and I think not only does he have untreated dyslexia - explains why he doesn't read or memorize anything very well -
Hey, even I struggle to remember our UK national anthem. It may repeat the same three words over and over but I'm never sure which line gets the "gracious" and where Liechtenstein comes in.

The American national anthem, by contrast, has lots of complicated words and phrases such as singing praise to Anacreon in Heaven (whoever that is).

This is the main reason i never ran for POTUS. That, and being born in Kenyatucky, which makes me inedible.
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Hey, even I struggle to remember our UK national anthem. It may repeat the same three words over and over but I'm never sure which line gets the "gracious" and where Liechtenstein comes in.

The American national anthem, by contrast, has lots of complicated words and phrases such as singing praise to Anacreon in Heaven (whoever that is).

This is the main reason i never ran for POTUS. That, and being born in Kenyatucky, which makes me inedible.
I think if you can't remember the words to the anthem, you aren't allowed to get annoyed at Colin Kaepernick.

Everyone knows the words to the US national anthem...come on...I presume everyone in here knows it and half of us aren't even American. It gets played before every sporting event and plenty of other random occasions, so if an American doesn't know it word for word, they are doing a piss poor job. It's a great anthem, not as good as France or Italy, but better than GSTQ...dull.
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Edit: and who isn't a religious nutjob .
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