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Elephants and Jackasses...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Nettdata, Oct 14, 2016.

  1. bewildered

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    The answer is who gives a shit?

    It is fun to try to pin down clues on the situation like an internet sleuth but there are a lot more important things going on than whether or not the president wears lifts in his shoes.

    Everybody hold on to your buttholes because this 2020 election is going to be a wild ride.
     
  2. Clutch

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    I would guess that he's just trying to minimize the appearance of his gut for the cameras directly in front of him, which is probably also why he insists on wearing very expensive suits that do not fit him. We already know that he's vain from the ridiculous comb-over and the orange shit he puts on his face.
     
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    Good thing it’s just so oh right around the corner, because more than another TWO more years of this comically retarded bullshit might drive a sane person crazy. However 14 more months is just fine. Nothing wrong with that.

    America no longer has an election season. It is perpetually occurring now and always will.
     
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    I think youre going to be disappointed. Id give Trump a 80-90% chance of winning in 2020.
     
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    Who fucking cares. The second the election is over, the losing side will be immedietly talking about the NEXT election and how to villify the winner. Everything in the news is politics, nothing else. No more investigative journalism. No more waterskiing squirrels, no more Lets Looks At Thise Crazy Foreigners. Politics. Nothing else. The one subject that is GUARANTEED to make everyone hate each other, and then they wonder why nobody gets along anymore.

    Repeat, ad nauseum, ad infintium. Unlike Screamo rock this is not going to eventually go away. There is zero mystique or excitement for American elections anymore, they front assholes to lead the way, wake me up when it’s not the same boring bullshit.
     
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    This is what peace and prosperity brings. Instead of being united in misery, against a common enemy, people are complacent, spoiled and take for granted how good they have it. So, nobody will be waking you up anytime soon.
     
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    I often wonder about this; does he get/feel stress? I think he's such a narcissist that any stress we think he should be feeling is washed away because there is no way he's at fault. If something isn't going right, it's someone else's fault so why would he be stressed?
     
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    Oh yeah, I think he feels stress. I think he is fully capable of experiencing negative emotions and emotional states. I think though, that he shies away from things that are difficult or make him uncomfortable which is why as a president we are seeing him golf hundreds of times. (Well that and the personal benefits of breaking the emoluments clause but that's another topic). Golf is his de-stressing situation.

    That is exactly why I use the word scared. I do not think he possesses the ability to self-reflect in any real way. True self reflection should result in a change of actions and some sort of remorse or regret for past errors, or recognition of fault. True self reflection can improve your emotional state and situation. He has his lifestyle, and will do anything to maintain it. In his mind there is no fault to be had because he can do anything, as the rules have never really applied to him. He finds workarounds to suit his needs, legality or custom be damned. I do not think he is capable of remorse, only things such as pride, anger, ego. I do think he is capable of feeling scared. These are all very primitive, basic emotions. Fear can result in more anger which results in this downward, emotional spiral that we are witnessing a sliver of now.

    He wasn't scared before. I think he is now.
     
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    I hear that sentiment a lot, but have to disagree. Unity comes from common goals and working together in some capacity. Yes, that can manifest in war times as a common enemy. There is a lot on the line in a war so yes, it is a shining example. But not the only one.

    Politics has become a football game where you pick teams. Now, we're at war with each other.
     
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    Bolton’s out.
     
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    Is his toupee out, too? It never seemed to got along with his moustache.

    Call this a win regardless. He is a fucking psychopath.
     
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    He was a strange appointment to begin with considering how opposed he was to pretty much everything the rest of the administration was trying to accomplish on foreign policy.
     
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    This scandal seems to happen practically every time someone leaves the administration.

    Whichever case, I can only hope he never claws his way back into government in any capacity. His answer to any problem ever is "more bombs".
     
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    The fucking guy wanted to bomb Iran while he was your country’s goddamn UN ambassador. Why not hire R Kelly to chaperone a debutante ball while you’re at it?

    Trump. Was the voice. Of reason. I just said that.
     
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    Bolton: We should bomb them
    Trump: We haven't even started the meeting. You don't know what country we're talking about yet.
    Bolton: I don't see how that's relevant.
     
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    Good, Bolton was a lunatic. There was no country in the Middle East that he didn’t want to invade and occupy indefinitely.
     
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    Gotta admit, he had some pretty badass songs though
     
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    The only member of Trumps admin that whose firing would shock me is Robert Lighthizer. He’s the man behind all of Trumps neo-imperialist economic policies.