All the best parts of Donald Trump's speech to the Republican National Convention

I never thought i’d hear him or any right wing conservative talk about protecting LGBTQ rights but the way he pronounced LGBTQ was surreal, like his mouth had never put those letters together in that combination before. Not that i want to focus on his mouth much: a howling, foaming void and you just know those teeth go all the way down like shai-hulud.

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I’m still half-convinced that this is a PR stunt and not a real product, but there are other people with the same idea:

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—Might well be. Predicting what the Donald will do is probably a sucker game… I’m curious to find out his reaction when he discovers that the can’t fire congressmen.

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All I ever think about with Trump is that his biggest resume item he relies on as a presidential candidate has been his business acumen. He (albeit his companies) have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy four times in the last 25 years. Now yes Chapter 11 can be a shrewd business move, and it is not always based off of bad business decisions or bad leadership; however, Trump can’t have this both ways.

As a President of the US you must ultimately be in charge. You must own up to your decisions and choices and take ownership. As Truman said “The buck stops here.” Donald often spouts how HE is personally responsible for the growth of his empire…well, then you must also be responsible for its failures too.

So…its a or b…
a) He is a figure head who has no control or authority in his empire and he is neither responsible for the success or failures therein.

b) He is the ultimate authority and in control of everything and any success is due to his leadership and every failure is also due to his leadership.

In either case his sole claim to “I’d be the best president because…” is bunk. It is exactly why he would be a TERRIBLE president.

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I’m not sure I’d characterize the basis of Moore’s assertion as ‘complacency’ even though, yes, he used exactly that word towards the end. That’s part of it, don’t get me wrong, but what resonated with me the most is what he said earlier about how people just like Trump’s roll.

Forget discourse about policy. Forget discourse, period. Truth? Doesn’t matter. Trump’s an ‘outsider’ (bullshit) and dammit, he said he’s going to make America great again. What more does a desperate voter need?

So yeah, I agree with Moore. The way things stand right now, I see the general election going Trump’s way.

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She will of course refer to him as “Mr. Donald J.”

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nope.

Pol Pot, unlike Donald Trump, could actually lead a political movement to do more than just scream “them!” To horrible ends, true, but the dude could lead

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That editor’s note, tho…

Man I wish this just became the standard editor’s note on all stories about Trump…

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“Duyba was a low-energy loser who only managed to start two wars. Sad! First act in White Hose will be to repeal all peace!” ~ Donald Trump, Twitter

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I was getting nauseous watching him last night just with the facial expressions he was pulling.
I was both amused and confused by his advocating some very Democratic policies - some New Deal-style massive government spending on public works (while also increasing the military and decreasing taxes…).

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I know the solution for Trump

1 part Drumpf 20 parts water.

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Wouldn’t that solution push Trump right to the precipitate?

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Nah, Trump is highly soluble, just ask any business he’s owned.

oh wait, you can’t. they are no longer solvent teehee

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Dammit. I got distracted and you edited in that joke before I could make it.

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With the general just starting now, Moore’s got a crystal ball he’s projecting his opinions into, so I don’t see any reason to worry too much about his guesses. There has been a trend of turnout increasing over time since the 90s, with turnout lower for incumbent races. Nothing currently suggests this one will be different. Trump might win, I’m not confident he’ll lose, but unless things change significantly, polling’s showed Trump trailing Clinton for months now, with only one outlier poll showing Trump winning in the Electoral College, and all showing a loss of popular vote.

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If trump’s going to win anyway, I might as well look around for a really progressive fourth party candidate whom I can really get behind.

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I left for Canada in 2002 shortly after (and partially because of 9/11 (there was also a fiancee involved)). I got my Canadian citizenship in 2008 and renounced my US citizenship last year. I couldn’t be happier about my decisions (and I’m only becoming happier).

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Statler: Just when you think this show is terrible something wonderful happens.

Waldorf: What?

Statler: It ends.

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@anotherone

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