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Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:42 PM

 

Trump's new hires say this: Burn it all down. Politics of complete destruction.

It's like he's broadcasting, "I may go down, but I'm taking everything and everyone who slighted or opposed me, along for the hellacious trip".

First the unholy triad will attempt to destroy HRC however they can. If defeat looks inevitable, they'll continue with that and turn their wrath on establishment republicans.

It's a vile 84 days we're entering. Viler.

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Reply Trump's new hires say this: Burn it all down. Politics of complete destruction. (Original post)
cali Aug 2016 OP
villager Aug 2016 #1
lapfog_1 Aug 2016 #2
bullimiami Aug 2016 #3
Jim Dandy Aug 2016 #4
cali Aug 2016 #6
PJMcK Aug 2016 #5
cali Aug 2016 #7
dhill926 Aug 2016 #8
Post removed Aug 2016 #9
LuvLoogie Aug 2016 #10
cali Aug 2016 #11
LuvLoogie Aug 2016 #15
cali Aug 2016 #16
lindysalsagal Aug 2016 #12
cali Aug 2016 #13
LuvLoogie Aug 2016 #14
cali Aug 2016 #17
LuvLoogie Aug 2016 #19
cali Aug 2016 #18

Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:44 PM

1. If they can end the Republican party, without actually ending the nation...

 

...some good may yet come from it.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:45 PM

2. I'm stocking up on popcorn!

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:46 PM

3. I have to agree with you.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:55 PM

4. The narcissist fantasy

 

Take the whole world down with you in one glorious final bloody act. The tragedy that befalls you is the tragedy of everyone.

Like this is the kind of guy you'd trust with the nuclear codes.

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Response to Jim Dandy (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:58 PM

6. yeah, exactly. I read a quote today from a former Breitbart reporter

 

He said that if there's an explosion or fire you'll find Bannon close by with the matches.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 07:56 PM

5. Their ugliness will be their demise

Just as the Republican Party is burning, these extremist un-American political whores will see their own influence be diminished.

Most Americans are good people. As they've seen Donald Trump's hatefulness, rudeness, xenophobia, misogyny, racism and other negative personal behaviors, many Americans have distanced themselves from him. Even Republicans are disgusted by him. So my optimistic soul wants to believe that the hatred and ugliness will turn most good Americans away from this Dark Side and shunt the Trumpsters to the gutter where they belong.

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Response to PJMcK (Reply #5)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 08:08 PM

7. Most humans are persuadable.

 

And the damage he is doing is considerable.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 08:14 PM

8. I'm already worn out by all the bullshit...

and it hasn't even started yet...

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 08:43 PM

10. These people don't know how to build up anything.

And that's what Trump needs right now. They only know how to tear down.

But Hillary is too strong for them. Her reaction will not be one of consternation, anger, or concern. It will be of ridicule. She will rhetorically and literally laugh in their faces.

They succeeded in the past because they remained behind the scenes. Now they are front and center--in perfect position to be shoved under the bus. Their tactics only work when you're back is turned. The Dems are gonna slice 'em and dice 'em.

I'm sure they got their money up front.

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Response to LuvLoogie (Reply #10)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 08:54 PM

11. I don't think this is about money for Bannon

 

This is a long profile of him, published in October of last year by Bloomberg. It's both illuminating and frightening.

http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/graphics/2015-steve-bannon/

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Response to cali (Reply #11)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 11:08 PM

15. Interesting. He sounds like Rove, and Atwater before him. Yes he can inflict damage, but

you can see him coming.

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Response to LuvLoogie (Reply #15)

Thu Aug 18, 2016, 05:45 AM

16. I hope so. He sounds worse than Rove and Atwater- and he's got a shitload of money.

 

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Response to cali (Original post)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 09:01 PM

12. Probably going to be a blitzkrieg: daily wild accusations to put HRC in defence mode 24/7.

Media chaos. Mindless speculation and confusion. Keep everyone moving and guessing, trying to make sense out of it.

Her campaign won't be able to do anything but constant rebuttals and denials.

At some point she'll have to put it all on ignore.

Same goes for the media. After a certain amount of sorting through bull pucky they'll have to choose what to report and what to ignore.

This will hurt us all but it won't reset us into a better place for the 99%. It will ultimately make voters give up and tune out.

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Response to lindysalsagal (Reply #12)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 09:10 PM

13. that's quite a good assessment.

 

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Response to cali (Reply #13)

Wed Aug 17, 2016, 11:02 PM

14. I'm going to go out on a limb hear and say that Bannon is going to hit a brick wall.

Perhaps it's wishful thinking, but the key here is that Trump has to drive the vehicle that would run down Hillary. Her team includes the Obamas and the Bidens. Some key Senators and Congressman, too.

Trump may be maleable, but I don't see him delivering on any strategy, either scripted or in the moment. The debates will likely be a disaster for him. I can't see how he shows up.

So Bannon gets to throw a few hundred million dollars around trashing Hillary. Republican women might prove that tack misguided.

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Response to LuvLoogie (Reply #14)

Thu Aug 18, 2016, 05:47 AM

17. I think it could go that way. I hope so.

 

I don't see Trump as malleable though. Not in the least.

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Response to cali (Reply #17)

Thu Aug 18, 2016, 09:38 AM

19. Yeah, malleable isn't correct. I should say that he can be

manipulated. You can't make a turd into a trophy, but you can make a turd bomb. You can leave turds on the grass.

For Bannon, Trump is a crude instrument at best, perhaps. No Pygmalion, he.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Thu Aug 18, 2016, 07:57 AM

18. Burning down the house (and the senate and everything else he can set alight.)

 

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