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Fast Walker 52

(7,723 posts)
Sat Dec 5, 2015, 04:35 PM Dec 2015

The strange nexus between the GOP, Trump and outrageous conspiracy theories

Rachel Maddow covered this last night in her show but I also have been thinking about it.

-- Trump is easily the GOP front-runner

-- Trump has engaged in scary, serious anti-Muslim rhetoric over terrorism

-- Trump gave an interview to Alex Jones this past week

-- Jones said 90% of his followers support Trump; Trump is clearly courting the Jones crowd as well.

-- Jones routinely runs stories about government sponsored false-flags terror incidents and scares people that these are run so the government can pass hard gun control laws and/or take away guns from Americans, in order to enact martial law. For instance, Jones has speculated that the Sandy Hook shootings were a hoax.

-- the Muslim family of the San Bernardino massacre suspect hired a lawyer who is a Sandy Hook truther

So we have this weird disconnect between people who think terror attacks/shootings are a govt hoax, and people who are afraid of Islamic terror, and Trump and Jones are straddling this line.

The bottom line is that the GOP is now the crazy conspiracy party, no exaggeration at all.

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The strange nexus between the GOP, Trump and outrageous conspiracy theories (Original Post) Fast Walker 52 Dec 2015 OP
Where's "Honest Abe"? A1an Dec 2015 #1
Yes, though 7 figures is awfully tempting. Fast Walker 52 Dec 2015 #4
Alex Jones is who they use to make anyone that notices a true conspiracy look like idiots, imo. nt Mnemosyne Dec 2015 #2
I tend to agree, so why Trump? Fast Walker 52 Dec 2015 #3


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1. Where's "Honest Abe"?
Sat Dec 5, 2015, 04:54 PM
Dec 2015

IF someone like Donald Trump is the best any political-party can offer something is terribly wrong with the process:

*he alienates others, rather than include them in the democratic process
*he marginalizes others, rather than see their inherent worth
*he fails to recognize he has two ears for a reason, yet lets his mouth run afoul & amuck while inflaming hate and injustice.

I wouldn't cast a vote for him even if he paid me seven figures to do so.

Now, without making any reference to Donald Trump, America needs a well-rounded leader, not a BIG mouth know it all bigot...however, if the shoe fits...#$#%@ clown.

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