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cheyanne

(733 posts)
Tue Jan 17, 2017, 11:18 AM Jan 2017

Trump deflection: why is no one talking about what Lewis said.

Trump pulled another masterful stroke of deflection when he turned Lewis's remark into a rage about Trump's retaliation.

Lewis brought up the question of legitimacy, a question Trump cannot afford to have discussed. By dissing Lewis he changed the topic.

Of course,Trump is not going to actually try to counter any facts about his election and his ties to Russia. In fact, he could settle many questions about his candidacy by openly releasing information about his taxes and businesses. We can't let this question die.

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Trump deflection: why is no one talking about what Lewis said. (Original Post) cheyanne Jan 2017 OP
Agree get the red out Jan 2017 #1
yup. we're talking past each other and not effectively countering in their universe. unblock Jan 2017 #2
I think that all references to cheato 2naSalit Jan 2017 #3
Message auto-removed Name removed Jan 2017 #4
and each of them 2naSalit Jan 2017 #5

unblock

(52,877 posts)
2. yup. we're talking past each other and not effectively countering in their universe.
Tue Jan 17, 2017, 11:32 AM
Jan 2017

in their universe, lewis said "trump bad".
trump countered with "but you're black and your district is stereotypically black"
lewis responded, in their universe, with "yes, i'm black, but blacks districts can look a bit white too, and yes, i'm black"

that's not a punch back, in fact it's a further win for trump. he not only derails "trump bad" topic, but he also further establishes his tribal identity and his critics' tribal identity, which is part of the game that benefits donnie.

2naSalit

(87,774 posts)
3. I think that all references to cheato
Tue Jan 17, 2017, 12:14 PM
Jan 2017

should include words like; loser, illegitimate - especially, and cheater/cheato.

Response to 2naSalit (Reply #3)

2naSalit

(87,774 posts)
5. and each of them
Tue Jan 17, 2017, 12:25 PM
Jan 2017

make that orange thing on his head explode whenever used in reference to him... totally worth it to keep the cheato unhinged.

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