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Old Today, 08:59 AM   #961
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Originally Posted by Arcade22 View Post
But what was the idea? It's a mystery...

In another thread, it was mentioned that Putin offered to send his own investigators to "assist". It could be that.
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Old Today, 09:00 AM   #962
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Originally Posted by Fudbucker View Post
History will not be kind to the spineless cretins in the GOP.
You are of course assuming that things will actually get better. We could be looking at the start of the Idiocracy scenario, where the U.S. just continually descends into ignorance and stupidity. In which case, Trump may simply be the first of many bigots/con artists. They will erect statues of the man showing him as the one who lead the way to show that anyone can be both a racist and a president.
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Originally Posted by Arcade22 View Post
But what was the idea? It's a mystery...
I thought it was sending his own investigators to the USA to 'help' with the investigation?
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Remember, if you take one thing from the summit it's that Russia is a competitor and the EU are a foe.
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Old Today, 09:15 AM   #965
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
You are of course assuming that things will actually get better. We could be looking at the start of the Idiocracy scenario, where the U.S. just continually descends into ignorance and stupidity. In which case, Trump may simply be the first of many bigots/con artists. They will erect statues of the man showing him as the one who lead the way to show that anyone can be both a racist and a president.
I think we're strong enough to survive this and people are no dumber today than they ever were. It's the Republicans who know better and stay silent that I have the most contempt for.

The average Trump supporter is just a slack jawed troglodyte who probably doesn't know any better, but people like Paul Ryan? They're traitors at this point.
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Old Today, 09:59 AM   #966
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You gotta love Trump. He condemns the leaders of our allies. And praises the dictator of a nation that meddled in our elections. Way to go Donnie!
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Old Today, 10:01 AM   #967
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
You gotta love Trump. He condemns the leaders of our allies. And praises the dictator of a nation that meddled in our elections. Way to go Donnie!
Yeah, but good ol' Vlad promised him it never happened
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Old Today, 10:06 AM   #968
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Originally Posted by Fudbucker View Post
I think we're strong enough to survive this and people are no dumber today than they ever were. It's the Republicans who know better and stay silent that I have the most contempt for.

The average Trump supporter is just a slack jawed troglodyte who probably doesn't know any better, but people like Paul Ryan? They're traitors at this point.
I firmly object to the "slack jawed troglodyte" depiction. Largely, I would call them people who the GOP has instilled great contempt for politics and government into. Add to that their constant lies and disinformation about the Democrats and "the left" as part of their more general strategy of building an "us versus them" worldview that lets them easily manipulate the "us" and you've got the important part of what's actually the problem. It's not so much intelligence as gullibility, feeling helpless, and the subversion of actual critical thinking, after all.
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Originally Posted by Aridas View Post
I firmly object to the "slack jawed troglodyte" depiction. Largely, I would call them people who the GOP has instilled great contempt for politics and government into. Add to that their constant lies and disinformation about the Democrats and "the left" as part of their more general strategy of building an "us versus them" worldview that lets them easily manipulate the "us" and you've got the important part of what's actually the problem. It's not so much intelligence as gullibility and the subversion of actual critical thinking, after all.
You're being far too generous. Access Hollywood and Charlottesville were bad enough, but after today? It's being kind to refer to Trumpkins as "slack jawed troglodytes". What they really are- which I don't want to believe- are traitors. I would rather believe they're so moronic that Trump's treason is palatable in some monstrous BlackWhite Orwellian thought process going on in their heads.

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Originally Posted by Fudbucker View Post
You're being far too generous.
I don't think that I am, but then, I'm just talking about much of the root of the problem. When it comes to how it's expressed, the subversion of critical thinking and playing to their biases does make even many fairly intelligent people nigh indistinguishable from idiotic morons.

Originally Posted by Fudbucker View Post
Access Hollywood and Charlottesville were bad enough, but after today? It's being kind to refer to Trumpkins as "slack jawed troglodytes". What they really are- which I don't want to believe- are traitors. I would rather believe they're so moronic that Trump's treason is palatable in some monstrous BlackWhite Orwellian thought process going on in their heads.
To borrow from Al Franken -

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“We love America just as much as they do. But in a different way. You see, they love America like a 4-year-old loves his mommy. Liberals love America like grown-ups. To a 4-year-old, everything Mommy does is wonderful and anyone who criticizes Mommy is bad. Grown-up love means actually understanding what you love, taking the good with the bad and helping your loved one grow.”
4 year olds tend to be rather gullible, as a reminder.
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Old Today, 10:22 AM   #971
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Originally Posted by Aridas View Post
I don't think that I am, but then, I'm just talking about much of the root of the problem. When it comes to how it's expressed, the subversion of critical thinking and playing to their biases does make even many fairly intelligent people nigh indistinguishable from idiotic morons.



To borrow from Al Franken -



4 year olds tend to be rather gullible, as a reminder.
Adults acting like 4 year olds are pathetic. If you want to use that pejorative to describe Trumpkins, I'm all for it.
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Originally Posted by chrispy View Post
Yeah, but good ol' Vlad promised him it never happened
And while it was never happening Obama didn't do anything about it!
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Originally Posted by Slings and Arrows View Post
"Good morning, liberals! At what time shall we pretend that its the end of the world today? Might I suggest after the lunch hour?"
-- Candace Owens (July 10, 2018)
How much **** are you guys going to handwave away before you realize that something is really wrong?
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Originally Posted by Slings and Arrows View Post
"Good morning, liberals! At what time shall we pretend that its the end of the world today? Might I suggest after the lunch hour?"
-- Candace Owens (July 10, 2018)
Who?
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Originally Posted by chrispy View Post
Yeah, but good ol' Vlad promised him it never happened
Then it didn't happen then. The entire US intelligence community must have got that all wrong.
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John O. Brennan Ex CIA Director tweets

"Donald Trump’s press conference performance in Helsinki rises to & exceeds the threshold of “high crimes & misdemeanours.” It was nothing short of treasonous. Not only were Trump’s comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin. Republican Patriots: Where are you???"
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