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I missed all the threads from the Trump supporters howling about how Trump channeled his inner Barack Obama and used a teleprompter.

I thought Trump just spoke from the heart and wasn't a phony who needs a teleprompter to feed him his thoughts, like that evil Obama?

After days of characteristic defiance amid charges that his comments accusing a Mexican-American judge of bias were racist, Trump's speech Tuesday night marked an about-face as a more restrained, yet out-of-character Trump appeared.

Donald Trump turned to the two teleprompters to his left and right on Tuesday night and took a victory lap, as Republicans cast their final votes of the primary season.


Election 2016: Donald Trump turns to the teleprompter - CNNPolitics.com
 

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I missed all the threads from the Trump supporters howling about how Trump channeled his inner Barack Obama and used a teleprompter.

I thought Trump just spoke from the heart and wasn't a phony who needs a teleprompter to feed him his thoughts, like that evil Obama?

After days of characteristic defiance amid charges that his comments accusing a Mexican-American judge of bias were racist, Trump's speech Tuesday night marked an about-face as a more restrained, yet out-of-character Trump appeared.

Donald Trump turned to the two teleprompters to his left and right on Tuesday night and took a victory lap, as Republicans cast their final votes of the primary season.


Election 2016: Donald Trump turns to the teleprompter - CNNPolitics.com

Well, that's smart in his case I think....He's going to have to focus from here on out.
 

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I think this is some of the most explicit proof of how rattled Trump and his campaign has become over the past two weeks. Pretty much ever since Hillary's foreign policy speech that was essentially a point-by-point attack on Trump, we have yet to hear a defense from Trump. In fact, the only counterpoint that I've seen Trump make was, ironically enough, his attack during Face the Nation when he accused her of just reading someone else's speech from, wait for it, a teleprompter.

Add to that the last 72 hours and I believe that there is an actual concern within some members of the Trump organization that he could lose the nomination unless he tones it down dramatically.

I would be curious to find out how much of what he said overlapped with the actual speech on the teleprompter because I know for a fact that the whole, "That's right, no PPP. And you mean no PP," was not scripted. Specifically, I'm curious whether the line about the inner cities being a disgrace and how we're going to take care of our African Americans was scripted.
 

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I missed all the threads from the Trump supporters howling about how Trump channeled his inner Barack Obama and used a teleprompter.

I thought Trump just spoke from the heart and wasn't a phony who needs a teleprompter to feed him his thoughts, like that evil Obama?

After days of characteristic defiance amid charges that his comments accusing a Mexican-American judge of bias were racist, Trump's speech Tuesday night marked an about-face as a more restrained, yet out-of-character Trump appeared.

Donald Trump turned to the two teleprompters to his left and right on Tuesday night and took a victory lap, as Republicans cast their final votes of the primary season.


Election 2016: Donald Trump turns to the teleprompter - CNNPolitics.com

But, but, but... that would make him a hypocrite!


Trump: "If You're Running For President You Shouldn't Be Allowed To Use A Teleprompter"


I'm so shocked!!!
 

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I missed all the threads from the Trump supporters howling about how Trump channeled his inner Barack Obama and used a teleprompter.

I thought Trump just spoke from the heart and wasn't a phony who needs a teleprompter to feed him his thoughts, like that evil Obama?

After days of characteristic defiance amid charges that his comments accusing a Mexican-American judge of bias were racist, Trump's speech Tuesday night marked an about-face as a more restrained, yet out-of-character Trump appeared.

Donald Trump turned to the two teleprompters to his left and right on Tuesday night and took a victory lap, as Republicans cast their final votes of the primary season.


Election 2016: Donald Trump turns to the teleprompter - CNNPolitics.com

ALL Presidential candidates use teleprompters. The criticism heaved against President Obama for using a teleprompter was hypocritical at worst and disingenuous at best.
 

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Well, that's smart in his case I think....He's going to have to focus from here on out.

So will this mark an about-face from the Right for their continued harassment of Obama for using a teleprompter?
 

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I missed all the threads from the Trump supporters howling about how Trump channeled his inner Barack Obama and used a teleprompter.

I thought Trump just spoke from the heart and wasn't a phony who needs a teleprompter to feed him his thoughts, like that evil Obama?

After days of characteristic defiance amid charges that his comments accusing a Mexican-American judge of bias were racist, Trump's speech Tuesday night marked an about-face as a more restrained, yet out-of-character Trump appeared.

Donald Trump turned to the two teleprompters to his left and right on Tuesday night and took a victory lap, as Republicans cast their final votes of the primary season.


Election 2016: Donald Trump turns to the teleprompter - CNNPolitics.com

Trump, like Hillary, has the party nomination locked up and now must concentrate on gaining wider support from those outside the party (their base?). Blurting out random thoughts is unlikely to accomplish that goal. Trump desperately needs assistance in remaining on message (script?) or Hillary (and her MSM supporters) will have endless sound bites to portray him as an unfocused nut job.
 

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So will this mark an about-face from the Right for their continued harassment of Obama for using a teleprompter?

My advice is don't take a yuuuge breath and hold it waiting for that to happen.
 

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Trump, like Hillary, has the party nomination locked up and now must concentrate on gaining wider support from those outside the party (their base?). Blurting out random thoughts is unlikely to accomplish that goal. Trump desperately needs assistance in remaining on message (script?) or Hillary (and her MSM supporters) will have endless sound bites to portray him as an unfocused nut job.

I don't know about you, but I plan on drinking heavily between now and November.
 

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Well, that's smart in his case I think....He's going to have to focus from here on out.

I think it was sensible too, just as Hillary's obviously working with a speech coach has been to her benefit. From the time I joined DP I have complained about her unbearable shrillness and asked others to consider four years of that. In the last several days she has sounded Presidential twice, and you can bet that the "temperamentally unsuited" line is going to be a part of her future ads.
 

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ALL Presidential candidates use teleprompters. The criticism heaved against President Obama for using a teleprompter was hypocritical at worst and disingenuous at best.

Precisely. But getting a Trumpette to admit that is as likely as me waking up next to Sean Connery tomorrow morning.
 

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I don't know about you, but I plan on drinking heavily between now and November.

I'm on a fast and have specifically not been drinking for the past two weeks, and up until now I had no idea how painful this campaign was. I want to go camping up in Big Sur where there's no satellite signal.
 

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I'm on a fast and have specifically not been drinking for the past two weeks, and up until now I had no idea how painful this campaign was. I want to go camping up in Big Sur where there's no satellite signal.

Hey, think of it this way. After a few days in Big Sur, who knows what Trump will be when you come back? His halo will only get bigger!
 

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That was in August. Trump supporters live in the moment. Anything older than two days ago for them is basically like hearing your great grandfather talk about his days in the trenches in WWI.

IT'S JUST MORE PROOF OF HOW BRILLIANT HE IS


:doh

Seriously. I weep for our Republic.
 

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I don't know about you, but I plan on drinking heavily between now and November.

Yep, me too, as practice for the next four years. One of these major party candidates will likely win. Our only hope for an alternative outcome seems to be for a third party candidate to push the POTUS selection process to the House.
 

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HAHAHA OMFG I forgot about that.

That Trump....he's so silly. Let's just ignore his complete about face and focus on how awesome he is. He wants to do stuff and things!

Yeah! No one else wants to do stuff and things! And he wants to win! Unlike all those other losers who don't want to win! And he is Pro-Jobs! Unlike the other morons who are anti-Jobs! Because Winning! Woot! MAGA!!!
 

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Come on, man. That was almost a year ago. He has probably changed his opinion on the subject a dozen times since then.

True. Asking for intellectual consistency is a Gotcha Question.
 

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Come on, man. That was almost a year ago. He has probably changed his opinion on the subject a dozen times since then.

His "on the issues" page must be a complete war zone. I'm a little afraid to visit it.
 

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His "on the issues" page must be a complete war zone. I'm a little afraid to visit it.

He must have updated it in the past couple days because I visited it a couple days ago looking for his position on education and it didn't have anything on education. Now it has a 51 second Youtube video on the subject. In fact, all the issues on his issues page are covered by very brief Youtube videos. No actual plans laid out. And best of all, no reading needed!

https://www.donaldjtrump.com/issues
 
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