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Response to Johnny2X2X (Reply #2)

Mon Jun 17, 2019, 11:14 AM

12. I think it's the tail end of the OBAMA recovery. Those recoveries

recoveries have an up and a down. The up part never sustains forever. Soon enough it inevitably starts sliding back down, equalizing or moderating. Wha goes up must come down. It’s cyclical. I suspect that’s why he’s angling for war now. I think he knows he needs that poll boost that the wrong-wing “mighty Wurlitzer” will crank up to push public opinion to “stand by our president. We’re at war! We HAVE TO stand by OUR president!!!”

I suspect he or his advisors or Brad Parscale remember what happened to dubya. A war last time silenced the bush/cheney critics - at least for awhile. And George the Second saw his poll numbers go way up. It was after 9/11 and Man-oh-Man did that boost his numbers. Almost the whole nation wanted to go kick somebody’s ass internationally for what happened on September 11th. And dubya delivered. Bombing the crap out of Afghanistan and then beating the PR drums nonstop to spread it to Iraq. And then kept that war cranking as the clock ticked toward what he hoped would be his re-election. And it worked.

We got PLAYED. BIGTIME. And we have to hope we won’t get fooled again. Maybe the MAGAts will allow themselves to get fooled. But the rest of us better not. And always remember: there are MORE of US than there are of the MAGAts. That’s why his numbers will NEVER grow higher than the mid-40s. Because the majority is NOT with him.

I bet he’s betting that a war could change that.

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