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KS Toronado

(18,288 posts)
Thu May 2, 2024, 12:34 PM May 2

Joyce Vance has a excellent analysis of that long TIME article

Yesterday, Time magazine published an in-depth interview with Donald Trump titled “How Far Trump Would Go.”
Notice that the title is not a question. It’s a definitive statement.

Last November, we discussed this topic in a piece I wrote called “Frogs Boiled: What Trump is Planning for a
Second Term.” I wrote it when we first learned that Trump had posted his plan for a second term, Project 2025,
online and that it was deeply concerning. Trump means to end democracy, and this new piece in Time, which is
lengthy but deserving of your time, confirms that conclusion.

Project 2025 is available online for all to see, billed as “Building now for a conservative victory through policy,
personnel, and training.” The website reveals the Project is coordinated through the conservative Heritage
Foundation, helmed by three smiling white men and inviting people who land there to sign up so they can stay
in touch.

Some of this, to be clear, is about traditional conservative policy. Other pieces—like the idea of transforming the
ranks of career public servants into party loyalists—are disturbing. And over it all lingers the question: how much
worse do these cold policy prescriptions look in Donald Trump’s hands?

https://joycevance.substack.com/p/frogs-continue-to-ignore-rising-temperatures?r=6e5bw&triedRedirect=true


Appears this TIME article is warning us not to vote for Fascism. I'll gonna buy as many copies as I can find and
give them away to select individuals. " Read this great stuff about how easily TSF is getting back in the
White House" With him on the cover, Rs are dying to read about how great he is!

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Joyce Vance has a excellent analysis of that long TIME article (Original Post) KS Toronado May 2 OP
The fat, orange turd has to win the election first...not to mentipon... brush May 2 #1
"Appears this TIME article is warning us not to vote for Fascism." Glad, you get it. Many others criticize Time for Silent Type May 2 #2
Thank you KS Toronado May 2 #3
I ws just in one of those threads. ShazzieB May 3 #12
I don't think folks are against the story itself coming out LiberalLovinLug May 2 #7
A twenty six minute read... littlemissmartypants May 2 #4
I certainly hope you're right. judesedit May 2 #5
If it was possible for a president Mr.Bill May 2 #6
The SCOTUS has never been this corrupt before. Martin Eden May 2 #8
it should have been Unanimous RANDYWILDMAN May 2 #9
He talks, but what did he accomplish? Dave says May 2 #10
TY, KS! Cha May 3 #11
K&R, thanks! Bookmarking! Rhiannon12866 May 3 #13

brush

(55,344 posts)
1. The fat, orange turd has to win the election first...not to mentipon...
Thu May 2, 2024, 01:09 PM
May 2

the trial he's going through right now.

I doubt he'll win either...like the nation is just going to roll over and be happy with fascism instead of democracy, what the founding of the nation was all about.

Silent Type

(4,724 posts)
2. "Appears this TIME article is warning us not to vote for Fascism." Glad, you get it. Many others criticize Time for
Thu May 2, 2024, 01:27 PM
May 2

publishing the piece and "normalizing" trump or some such.

KS Toronado

(18,288 posts)
3. Thank you
Thu May 2, 2024, 03:11 PM
May 2

On a couple different threads this morning where the majority was bashing TIME and me. Appears we are 2 of
the many sane people on DU with critical thinking skills that work properly.

ShazzieB

(17,255 posts)
12. I ws just in one of those threads.
Fri May 3, 2024, 12:47 AM
May 3

And I must say I am very disappointed in some of my fellow DUers for completely missing the point of that interview.

LiberalLovinLug

(14,248 posts)
7. I don't think folks are against the story itself coming out
Thu May 2, 2024, 03:35 PM
May 2

But from a personal perspective, I don't like the cover treatment.

It is clearly meant to attract both sides. "How far would he go?" with a picture of a resolute Trump.

To anti Trump voters that harbour all kinds of nefarious implications and warnings.

But to pro Trump voters, it seems like a battle cry. As in: "Finally we have a leader with courage to do what needs to be done and will go as far as it takes to Make America Great Again!" The cover and even the article contents will be very agreeable to his base. And will actually legitimize his Fascist policies as something that even Time magazine has to acknowledge and give weight to. Its just a louder megaphone (or "magaphone" ) to get his message out. True Believers actually WANT everything that Time lists as Trump's priorities. Its an ad and confidence booster for them, and for Trump who sees all publicity as good publicity its great!

Mr.Bill

(24,474 posts)
6. If it was possible for a president
Thu May 2, 2024, 03:35 PM
May 2

to do the things Trump says he will do, someone would have done it a long time ago.

Martin Eden

(13,063 posts)
8. The SCOTUS has never been this corrupt before.
Thu May 2, 2024, 04:52 PM
May 2

At least not in my lifetime. I was in high school when Nixon resigned. His impeachment would have been bipartisan.

RANDYWILDMAN

(2,775 posts)
9. it should have been Unanimous
Thu May 2, 2024, 04:59 PM
May 2

So should have's Trumps and we would not be here right now if we had more profiles in courage which use'd to be called good old normal integrity...FFS

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