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Fri Dec 23, 2016, 06:32 PM

This is a serious question:

Why is Donald Trump tweeting on serious matters like Nuclear Warfare ?

He has not held a press conference in ages, and twitter isn't the best platform to discuss complex policy.

So why?

We know he's a moron/asshole/douche <insert preferred insult> but aside from that, his team clearly isn't alarmed and haven't stopped him.

So why?

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JHan Dec 2016 OP
RandySF Dec 2016 #1
JHan Dec 2016 #2
Ms. Toad Dec 2016 #11
tblue37 Dec 2016 #14
uponit7771 Dec 2016 #3
RKP5637 Dec 2016 #4
Dem2 Dec 2016 #5
True Dough Dec 2016 #6
RiverStone Dec 2016 #7
Warpy Dec 2016 #8
Martin Eden Dec 2016 #9
JHan Dec 2016 #10
Martin Eden Dec 2016 #13
tblue37 Dec 2016 #16
Different Drummer Dec 2016 #12
oberliner Dec 2016 #15
Generator Dec 2016 #17
Skittles Dec 2016 #18

Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 06:33 PM

1. He only surrounds himself with people who worship him.

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Response to RandySF (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 06:34 PM

2. But they've "grounded" him before, and restricted his phone use.

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Response to JHan (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 08:41 PM

11. Remember - when he was willing to be grounded was when he still needed to garner support.

Now that he's elected, and no longer needs public opinion to get elected, what motivation does he have to listen to anyone - even if his team was inclined to try to control him?

I certainly wouldn't want to subject myself to the kind of abuse he's likely to heap on anyone trying to limit his freedome - when there's nothing to gain from it.

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Response to RandySF (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 09:26 PM

14. Nah--worshipping is sincere. His sycophants merely kiss his rear end because

that's how they keep their spots on the gravy train.

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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 06:35 PM

3. From his mouth he doesn't want to be filtered by the M$M and neither do I...

... I want everyone to see how fuckin stupid he is without the M$M trying to normalize his dumb ass

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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 06:35 PM

4. He's a loud mouthed fool and they are afraid, want to be in on the gravy train, and

notoriety. ... and some have their own ambitions/agendas.

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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 06:37 PM

5. He's nuts



Some of his voters think it's bravado and he's not really nuts.

I'm pretty sure he's nuts.

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Response to Dem2 (Reply #5)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 06:39 PM

6. Trump's nuts roasting over a nuclear fire...

Close enough!


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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 06:43 PM

7. He does not know why he does what the fuck he does - except it feeds his fragile ego

And his entourage kisses his ring, and don't ask why.

I'm not being sarcastic when I say - the dude is crazy.

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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 06:52 PM

8. He "thinks" in short sound bytes

according to his ghost writer and has the attention span of a flea. He finds Twitter tailor made. He issues this crap and refuses to elaborate on it, thinking he's said it all in one sentence, he's so bigly brilliant. We just don't understand it.

See: http://www.salon.com/2016/09/30/idiocracy-now-donald-trump-and-the-dunning-kruger-effect-when-stupid-people-dont-know-they-are-stupid/

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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 08:27 PM

9. To answer your question, Donnie is juvenile.

Also, his tweets were vile, petty, vindictive, and often a lie throughout the campaign -- yet he was elected president.

It works for him, and he likes it.

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Response to Martin Eden (Reply #9)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 08:35 PM

10. We know he's an ass though, but I think it serves a purpose.

There's the view that we shouldn't treat his tweets seriously. I think, for him, no matter what he does, he knows he can resort to twitter to shape and control the narrative. And because we don't take his tweets seriously, that's another norm he has destroyed- we cannot take him at his word - maybe he's serious, maybe he isn't serious? Maybe he's joking or maybe not? And it will be his lifeline to his base, which will be his leverage against anyone within his own party who* raises concerns about his behavior...... Let's imagine how he would use twitter if impeachment becomes a possiblity..

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Response to JHan (Reply #10)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 09:16 PM

13. In a prime example of Orwellian doublethink, Trump's supporters like him because ...

... he says what he thinks and tells it like it is.

We are now living in an alternate universe in which all the outrageous tripe Trump says and tweets is normalized and doesn't hurt him politically. I thought his candidacy should have been destroyed multiple times by his own utterances, but his audience loved him for it. Hillary said "deplorables" once, and it was an inexcusable insult.

We'll see if the real world bites Teflon Donnie in the ass. Impeachment will likely be richly deserved, but highly unlikely with the rethugs controlling Congress.

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Response to Martin Eden (Reply #13)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 09:29 PM

16. Trump telling like it is:



Here is the caption on that cartoon:

“He tells it like it is.”

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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 09:02 PM

12. Better that he tweet about them than try to speak about them.

:shudder:

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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 09:27 PM

15. He just tweets things that pop into his head

 

He has been doing it for years.

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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 09:40 PM

17. Because he's insane

 

And America burns. Why they don't stop him? Did Hitler and those goons have a full brick load either? Nuts rule I guess. We are in an insane reality that makes no sense. If people don't demand it-it doesn't happen. The press should be camped out in front of Trump Tower in tents demanding it. Good one I know.

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Response to JHan (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 09:55 PM

18. he is a fucking unqualified idiot, sending red meat to his fucked up fans

fans who are TOO STUPID to understand WHAT THEY HAVE DONE TO AMERICA

and WHO is going to STOP HIM? WHEN THE FUCK HAS THAT ENTITLED RICH ASSHOLE PIECE OF SHIT EVER LISTENED TO ANYONE?

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