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Old 5th August 2016, 06:55 AM   #295
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Originally Posted by Distracted1 View Post
I am not suggesting we will start seeing a "new" Trump. Rather, we may start seeing/hearing much less from the old Trump. His team must surely realize that the only path left is to make this election a lot less about him- and a lot more about Hillary.
Originally Posted by Upchurch View Post
His team may realize that, but what good will that do? Trump would have to not focus on himself and not respond to bait from anyone. I'd give that lower chances than his getting elected.
Team Trump figured that out over 10 months ago. After individuals pointed it out, they either chose to leave or were asked to leave. To put it more metaphorically, all the mice might agree that putting a bell around the cat's neck would help everyone. But no mouse wants to volunteer for that job.

In short, if he irrationally and publicly attacks Republicans who have influence and who can help his campaign, imagine how irrationally he must attack campaign workers behind the scenes.
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