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Sat Oct 29, 2016, 06:48 PM

Kellyanne Conway likens working for Trump to regulating the sweets intake of a cranky pre-teen

To hear Kellyanne Conway talk about managing her boss is to listen to a mother of four who has had ample experience with unruly toddlers. Instead of criticizing Trump’s angry tweets, for instance, she suggested that he also include a few positive ones. “You had these people saying, ‘Delete the app! Stop tweeting!’ ” she recalled. “I would say, ‘Here are a couple of cool things we should tweet today.’ It’s like saying to someone, ‘How about having two brownies and not six?’ ”

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When Claudia emerged from her room on Memorial Day sporting turquoise, Conway asked her to change into blue. “She goes, ‘Turquoise is blue.’ And it is. But it wasn’t a shade available to Betsy Ross when she stayed up through the night sewing the damn flag.”

She chose not to argue with the preteen, which would have delayed their morning. Instead she laid out four Betsy Ross blue choices on her bed. “Minutes later,” she says, “she came out in one of those shades.”

Conway follows the same approach with the Republican presidential nominee. Never command. That could insult him. Always make suggestions, backed with information in 10-second sound bites: Betsy Ross lacked turquoise. Female voters want compassion.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-conway_us_5814c332e4b0390e69d092de

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 06:59 PM

1. <0

The number of fucks I give about how Conway persuades her infantile boss about how to 'behave'. They deserve each other.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 07:01 PM

2. Conway should be horrified with her own complicity in trying to foist this emotionally

and morally stunted jerk on the nation. Her reckless disregard for our collective future is repulsive.

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Response to Tanuki (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 09:03 PM

4. A normal person would, but she has her own agenda, and a looooong time Hillary hate. n/t

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 07:55 PM

3. Just what we need running the country, right, Kellyanne?

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 09:38 PM

5. So shut up and give him the nuclear button already

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Response to dalton99 (Reply #5)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 10:06 PM

6. Lay out 3 other buttons with it and cross your fingers for humanity

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 10:09 PM

7. And that ignoramus wants to run our country????

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 10:09 PM

8. she treats him like he is 3 years old

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Response to JI7 (Reply #8)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 10:16 PM

10. That's only because emotionally he is three years old. Nt

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #10)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 11:38 PM

12. even a 10 year old would be too old to be spoken to in that way

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 10:14 PM

9. If she is looking for sympathy she can go fuck herself.

She is working to elect probably the least qualified person that has ever run for president. Not only has she used her talents to try and put that Narcissist in office, she has been paid an enormous sum of money to do it. If she thinks she can just walk back into polite society and tell us all about how hard her little life is - she can just forget it. I for one am not in a forgiving mood. Not now, and probably not forever.

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Response to Blue Idaho (Reply #9)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 10:18 PM

11. She better hope she asked for her money up front.

Otherwise she can just get in line with all the other marks he has stiffed.

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #11)

Sat Oct 29, 2016, 11:50 PM

13. That, is a fact... nt.

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #11)

Sun Oct 30, 2016, 12:03 AM

14. She's not worried...she'll once again be paid out of Robert Mercer's deep pockets

http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-08-17/trump-s-new-team-brings-deep-ties-to-major-donor

"When Donald Trump shook up his presidential campaign this week, he deepened his ties to Robert Mercer, a wealthy hedge-fund manager and conservative donor with a taste for bucking the Republican establishment.

Trump's new top operatives—Stephen Bannon, the campaign's new chief executive, and Kellyanne Conway, the campaign manager—are longtime advisers to the Long Island, New York-based investor and have aided his family on a web of interlocking projects. Even within a Republican Party that has battled Bill and Hillary Clinton for decades, the Mercers and their advisers stand out as among the Clintons' most dogged and long-standing critics.

Until recently, Trump was not the Mercers' favorite. During the Republican presidential primary, Mercer and his family put $13.5 million into a political action committee to support Senator Ted Cruz's bid for the party's nomination. They put Conway in charge of the spending.
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Mercer's ties to Bannon date to at least to 2011, when Bannon's conservative Breitbart News network was struggling financially, and Mercer made a $10 million equity investment, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The next year, Bannon founded an organization called the Government Accountability Institute to research cronyism in Washington, and Mercer's family foundation became a major supporter.
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Meanwhile, the Mercers' super-PAC has retooled from supporting Cruz to attacking Clinton. Succeeding Conway at the PAC is David Bossie, who has devoted much of his professional career to battling the Clintons, starting as an investigator for House Republicans in the 1990s. His effort to promote an anti-Clinton movie during the 2008 presidential campaign led to the landmark Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United, opening up a flood of new political money from wealthy individuals like the Mercers.
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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Oct 30, 2016, 12:13 AM

15. Yet she

still expects us to support someone like that for president?

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