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IF Trump gets the GOP nom. and wins the general....

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you can thank the entire 8-year Obama administration for their divisive, socialist agenda. The People are tired of it all. We are sick of the far-left wing cronies. Sick of the GOP establishment who are nothing more than left wing cronies in disguise. Don't get me wrong...I am NOT a fan of Trump. I'm a Ted Cruz guy.
Any thoughts on why Trump is doing as well as he is?

Remember....Carter gave us Reagan.
Does your Obama '12 bumper sticker make you feel stupid yet?
 

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you can thank the entire 8-year Obama administration for their divisive, socialist agenda. The People are tired of it all. We are sick of the far-left wing cronies. Sick of the GOP establishment who are nothing more than left wing cronies in disguise. Don't get me wrong...I am NOT a fan of Trump. I'm a Ted Cruz guy.
Any thoughts on why Trump is doing as well as he is?

Remember....Carter gave us Reagan.
Does your Obama '12 bumper sticker make you feel stupid yet?

Obama isn't really that far left at all.
 

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In fact, he is very far left. There is nothing moderate or conservative about him.
 

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you can thank the entire 8-year Obama administration for their divisive, socialist agenda. The People are tired of it all. We are sick of the far-left wing cronies. Sick of the GOP establishment who are nothing more than left wing cronies in disguise. Don't get me wrong...I am NOT a fan of Trump. I'm a Ted Cruz guy.
Any thoughts on why Trump is doing as well as he is?

Remember....Carter gave us Reagan.
Does your Obama '12 bumper sticker make you feel stupid yet?

No, the Bizzaro world thinking it takes to look to someone like Trump is beyond Obama, it's exactly your type of warped view of things that has given rise to the madness.

OBAMA IS A SOCIALIST COMMIE!!!!

Nah... He ain't and he was never gonna be.

And that any sort of compromise with democrats makes Republicans left wing collaborators, when in the civilized world we call it "governing".
 

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you can thank the entire 8-year Obama administration for their divisive, socialist agenda. The People are tired of it all. We are sick of the far-left wing cronies. Sick of the GOP establishment who are nothing more than left wing cronies in disguise. Don't get me wrong...I am NOT a fan of Trump. I'm a Ted Cruz guy.
Any thoughts on why Trump is doing as well as he is?

Remember....Carter gave us Reagan.
Does your Obama '12 bumper sticker make you feel stupid yet?

IMO, Trump is doing as well as he is because he speaks what is on his mind, un poll tested, unscripted, un politically correct, un memorized just as all of us 'common folk' speak. He speaks to the people and not down to them. He speaks what THEY are thinking, needing, wanting and does not lecture them or insult their intelligence. His half sentences, incompletely expressed thoughts, one and two syllable words as much as possible, and even the insults are the way most of us express ourselves regardless of our educational level, occupation, etc. He sounds real. He comes across as real.

And he speaks to the anger and frustration and utter disgust so many of us have for elected leaders who do poll test what they will say, carefully script it, memorize it, and repeat it again and again in politically correct language. But once they get elected, they forget all that and do what they darn well want to do which is mostly benefit themselves, i.e. increase their power, prestige, influence, and personal wealth.

I suspect, should Trump somehow manage to get through the political opposition and become the nominee, we will see a somewhat different general election candidate. He will be more precise, more presidential, more acceptable.

And I also suspect a President Trump will surround himself with the best, most qualified, most capable people he can find to advise him, teach him, and administrate a government that is currently out of control. He may be an excellent President or a terrible President, but I can't imagine he would be worse than what we have had. And he, of all the candidates, is the one most likely to implement real reforms and get some positive things done.

And I say that as not a Donald Trump supporter.
 

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IMO, Trump is doing as well as he is because he speaks what is on his mind, un poll tested, unscripted, un politically correct, un memorized just as all of us 'common folk' speak. He speaks to the people and not down to them. He speaks what THEY are thinking, needing, wanting and does not lecture them or insult their intelligence. His half sentences, incompletely expressed thoughts, one and two syllable words as much as possible, and even the insults are the way most of us express ourselves regardless of our educational level, occupation, etc. He sounds real. He comes across as real.

And he speaks to the anger and frustration and utter disgust so many of us have for elected leaders who do poll test what they will say, carefully script it, memorize it, and repeat it again and again in politically correct language. But once they get elected, they forget all that and do what they darn well want to do which is mostly benefit themselves, i.e. increase their power, prestige, influence, and personal wealth.

I suspect, should Trump somehow manage to get through the political opposition and become the nominee, we will see a somewhat different general election candidate. He will be more precise, more presidential, more acceptable.

And I also suspect a President Trump will surround himself with the best, most qualified, most capable people he can find to advise him, teach him, and administrate a government that is currently out of control. He may be an excellent President or a terrible President, but I can't imagine he would be worse than what we have had. And he, of all the candidates, is the one most likely to implement real reforms and get some positive things done.

And I say that as not a Donald Trump supporter.

Excuse me but, if you feel so highly about him, how can you say you are not a Donald Trump supporter?
You apparently described a great candidate for President.

Cruz is clearly an establishment hack job. Sanders and Hillary have no clue as to how to lead the free world, nor do they care to keep it free.
 

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you can thank the entire 8-year Obama administration for their divisive, socialist agenda. The People are tired of it all. We are sick of the far-left wing cronies. Sick of the GOP establishment who are nothing more than left wing cronies in disguise. Don't get me wrong...I am NOT a fan of Trump. I'm a Ted Cruz guy.
Any thoughts on why Trump is doing as well as he is?

Remember....Carter gave us Reagan.
Does your Obama '12 bumper sticker make you feel stupid yet?

Trump is the ideal menace to launch on the Earth at this time therefore electable, unlike his opponents; unelectable.
 

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IMO, Trump is doing as well as he is because he speaks what is on his mind...

And I say that as not a Donald Trump supporter.

Same here. I'm not a supporter of his but I am willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. He certainly cannot be any worse than what we have had over the last 7 years. He resonates with people because he speaks their language. And people are sick of the same old establishment crap, well, expect for the left, they'll vote for corruption or commies any day, as long as they get their freebies.
 

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No, the Bizzaro world thinking it takes to look to someone like Trump is beyond Obama, it's exactly your type of warped view of things that has given rise to the madness.
OBAMA IS A SOCIALIST COMMIE!!!!
Nah... He ain't and he was never gonna be.
And that any sort of compromise with democrats makes Republicans left wing collaborators, when in the civilized world we call it "governing".

Obama is no great President either.
For just a moment, imagine that ALL Presidents and nearly all congressmen and senators are beholden first and foremost to big money. VERY big money.
If you'll accept that notion....everything else becomes crystal clear.

Remember the old saying...he who holds the Gold......
 

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Same here. I'm not a supporter of his but I am willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. He certainly cannot be any worse than what we have had over the last 7 years. He resonates with people because he speaks their language. And people are sick of the same old establishment crap, well, expect for the left, they'll vote for corruption or commies any day, as long as they get their freebies.

Does this mean you (like millions) do not vote or that you support a different candidate?
 

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you can thank the entire 8-year Obama administration for their divisive, socialist agenda. The People are tired of it all. We are sick of the far-left wing cronies. Sick of the GOP establishment who are nothing more than left wing cronies in disguise. Don't get me wrong...I am NOT a fan of Trump. I'm a Ted Cruz guy.
Any thoughts on why Trump is doing as well as he is?

Remember....Carter gave us Reagan.
Does your Obama '12 bumper sticker make you feel stupid yet?

Trump has the most money and the Republicans think this matters so so is it unto them.
 

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you can thank the entire 8-year Obama administration for their divisive, socialist agenda. The People are tired of it all. We are sick of the far-left wing cronies. Sick of the GOP establishment who are nothing more than left wing cronies in disguise. Don't get me wrong...I am NOT a fan of Trump. I'm a Ted Cruz guy.
Any thoughts on why Trump is doing as well as he is?

Remember....Carter gave us Reagan.
Does your Obama '12 bumper sticker make you feel stupid yet?

Yea, sure, blame Trump on Obama not on the utter imbeciles who are out there supporting him and voting for him regardless of the idiocy he spews on a regular basis. You'd be better off blaming Trump on the utter degradation of American media and American TV in particular that seems to have convinced average Americans that obnoxious, self-centered, egotistical faux celebrities are the American ideal and Trump fits right in.

I think Obama is a disaster, but he's a statesman, a scholar, and a brilliant politician in comparison to the sorry lot the Republicans and Democrats find themselves left with at this late date. Blame yourselves, not Obama. Obama has been pretty much neutered by a Congress controlled by Republicans.
 

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Hm.

A lot of different sites put Obama relatively center/right. In Europe he would definitely be considered a centrist.

Irrelevant.

Actions speak louder than words. BO is a straight up radical leftist.
 

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you can thank the entire 8-year Obama administration for their divisive, socialist agenda. The People are tired of it all. We are sick of the far-left wing cronies. Sick of the GOP establishment who are nothing more than left wing cronies in disguise. Don't get me wrong...I am NOT a fan of Trump. I'm a Ted Cruz guy.
Any thoughts on why Trump is doing as well as he is?

Remember....Carter gave us Reagan.
Does your Obama '12 bumper sticker make you feel stupid yet?
People are stupid. Only explanation I can come up with.
 

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No, the Bizzaro world thinking it takes to look to someone like Trump is beyond Obama, it's exactly your type of warped view of things that has given rise to the madness.

OBAMA IS A SOCIALIST COMMIE!!!!

Nah... He ain't and he was never gonna be.

And that any sort of compromise with democrats makes Republicans left wing collaborators, when in the civilized world we call it "governing".

"Compromising" on one's values is not "governing". Your talking point has been noted. "Obama is a socialist commie!!!" ....well...you might want to take a little look at his whole life background..who his family is/was...who his friends and acquaintances are..who he considers his mentors (in his own words)....then come back and tell me what you think he is.
 

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Well said...I agree.
 

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Yea, sure, blame Trump on Obama not on the utter imbeciles who are out there supporting him and voting for him regardless of the idiocy he spews on a regular basis. You'd be better off blaming Trump on the utter degradation of American media and American TV in particular that seems to have convinced average Americans that obnoxious, self-centered, egotistical faux celebrities are the American ideal and Trump fits right in.

I think Obama is a disaster, but he's a statesman, a scholar, and a brilliant politician in comparison to the sorry lot the Republicans and Democrats find themselves left with at this late date. Blame yourselves, not Obama. Obama has been pretty much neutered by a Congress controlled by Republicans.

If it weren't for the failures of the last 7 years of Obama....Trump would not be so appealing to so many people. The "imbeciles" you refer to are a bunch of pissed of Americans who are sick of the socialist crap Obama and his henchmen have been puking all over the American People. I wouldn't call them "imbeciles"...I just call them pissed off.
 

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Which actions do you speak of ?

Every leftist freebie program he supports or proposes. What actions did you think?
 

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Pigs will fly before Trump becomes President, enough said.
 

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People are stupid. Only explanation I can come up with.

Most are uninformed I would say. The same type of voters that the Democrats count on to stay in power.
 

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you can thank the entire 8-year Obama administration for their divisive, socialist agenda. The People are tired of it all. We are sick of the far-left wing cronies. Sick of the GOP establishment who are nothing more than left wing cronies in disguise. Don't get me wrong...I am NOT a fan of Trump. I'm a Ted Cruz guy.
Any thoughts on why Trump is doing as well as he is?

Remember....Carter gave us Reagan.
Does your Obama '12 bumper sticker make you feel stupid yet?

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