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View Poll Results: Which Trump supporters do you feel the least amount of sympathy for
Those who rely on Obamacare 41 46.07%
Those living near the border who may loose their homes due to the wall 14 15.73%
Those concerned about internet privacy 10 11.24%
Those with friends/relatives who were affected by immigration policies 22 24.72%
Other 37 41.57%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 89. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 13th April 2017, 09:30 AM   #1
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Which Trump supporters do you feel the least amount of sympathy for

Now that the U.S. has a racist orangutan as president, many of his supporters are now complaining about some of Trump's policies. It may sound rather callous, but in many cases its hard to feel sympathy for people who knowingly voted for Trump, given what his policies and political rhetoric were. If you feel the same way, who do you have the least amount of sympathy for:

- Trump supporters who are worried about loosing health care due to the republicans wanting to dismantle Obamacare, such as those in Coal country. (They fell for the empty promise of Trump planning on bringing back coal jobs, but thought he was "just kidding" about wanting to get rid of Obamacare.)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...=.6a12e16e6f47

- Trump supporters in the southern U.S. who may find that they are loosing their homes due to Trump's border wall

http://www.latina.com/lifestyle/news...s-house-mexico

- Online Trump supporters after Trump signed a bill allowing ISPs to sell browsing history.

https://www.aol.com/article/news/201...peal/22017215/

- The woman who voted for Trump even though her husband was an illegal immigrant and has recently been deported.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.b1075e88be5d
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Old 13th April 2017, 09:33 AM   #2
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I have no sympathy whatsoever for any Trump supporter that Trump screws over.
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Old 13th April 2017, 09:36 AM   #3
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Other: all of the above and then some.
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Old 13th April 2017, 09:38 AM   #4
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No sympathy for any of those *********** idiots.
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Old 13th April 2017, 09:40 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
Other: all of the above and then some.
Is there anyone I have missed?
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Old 13th April 2017, 09:42 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
Is there anyone I have missed?
The ones that live near streams that Trump is allowing coal companies to poison, for one.
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Yeah, I figured there would be a lot of that.

MAYBE it may be possible to feel sympathy for the people concerned about internet privacy, since unlike health care/immigration/etc. I don't remember it ever being a campaign issue, but even then they should have realized "Trump=scummy businessman".
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The ones that live near streams that Trump is allowing coal companies to poison, for one.
I'm sure there are many that are pissed off.

Do you have any references to specific Trump supporters who are now complaining because of the removal of dumping regulations? (Not that I don't think its happening, just that it would be nice to see some specific cases.)
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I'm sure there are many that are pissed off.

Do you have any references to specific Trump supporters who are now complaining because of the removal of dumping regulations? (Not that I don't think its happening, just that it would be nice to see some specific cases.)
I don't know of any specific cases.
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Other. The people who thought he was anti-interventionist.
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Here's another group... Farmers (who overwhelmingly supported Trump) are now worried that Trump's plans to renegotiate NAFTA will affect their sales.

http://www.grubstreet.com/2017/02/fa...-position.html
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Considering the 4Chan connection, I'm gonna go with internet privacy
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The sad thing is that most of the Trump supporters that he screw over will vote for him again.
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Yeah, other... I only have a few American peers who were Trumpies, and they're all on silent running right now.

Most of them operate businesses that depend on modifying imported items, which are now at risk of seeing their costs skyrocket. For example, I have a friend in Seattle who frosts glass in chandeliers. The blanks are manufactured in the Philippines, and he's always monitoring American sourcing as alternatives, but evidently domestic supply will quadruple the final price, which will reduce his sales volume considerably, and jeopardize the viability of his business.
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Yeah, other... I only have a few American peers who were Trumpies, and they're all on silent running right now.

Most of them operate businesses that depend on modifying imported items, which are now at risk of seeing their costs skyrocket. For example, I have a friend in Seattle who frosts glass in chandeliers. The blanks are manufactured in the Philippines, and he's always monitoring American sourcing as alternatives, but evidently domestic supply will quadruple the final price, which will reduce his sales volume considerably, and jeopardize the viability of his business.
Wait for trump to destroy the value of the dollar like he pledged that will cut the price difference.
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Wait for trump to destroy the value of the dollar like he pledged that will cut the price difference.
It might, which will make the domestic suppliers competitive (which is the point of an import duty), but that still increases his prices, and his demand curve estimates are that there's not enough sales at that pricepoint for the business to be viable.
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r/the_donald subscribers on reddit. The reddit is filled with the most foul apologists on the planet and the moderators are currently on a massive ban campaign on any subscriber who dares to question if trump is anything other than the greatest 4D chess player on planet earth. Many people over there are getting antsy over the bombing in Syria as many there were convinced the chemical attacks were a false flag event by the global elite and that trump was too smart to fall for it. After he attacked a wave of panic rippled through the pages followed quickly by mass banning. Just wait until their master, Bannon, is kicked to the curb.
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It might, which will make the domestic suppliers competitive (which is the point of an import duty), but that still increases his prices, and his demand curve estimates are that there's not enough sales at that pricepoint for the business to be viable.
I assume the chandeliers he produces are luxury items to a certain degree then?

(Never really priced out glass chandeliers... when I bought my house it came with cheap plastic ones that I'm perfectly fine with.)
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r/the_donald subscribers on reddit. The reddit is filled with the most foul apologists on the planet and the moderators are currently on a massive ban campaign on any subscriber who dares to question if trump is anything other than the greatest 4D chess player on planet earth. Many people over there are getting antsy over the bombing in Syria as many there were convinced the chemical attacks were a false flag event by the global elite and that trump was too smart to fall for it. After he attacked a wave of panic rippled through the pages followed quickly by mass banning. Just wait until their master, Bannon, is kicked to the curb.
Why would you feel sympathy for them? It's a large collection of the some of the worst humanity has to offer.
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Old 13th April 2017, 10:33 AM   #20
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Trump is having the most failed first 100 days of any president ever. Great victory!

When is he going to get around to repealing Obamacare?
That was day 1.

Defeating ISIS (30 days).

Elminate the debt - 10 years.

BTW, the latest Trump lie: he did not know Steve Bannon before Bannon joined the campaign. Although when he hired Steve Bannon, he claimed he had known him for years. He had been on Bannon's radio show multiple times.

OK, this is a trivial little lie, but then again, it's stupid. Why bother lying about something so trivial? It's because he has no regard for the truth.
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Is there anyone I have missed?
Gay Trump voters.

Yes, they exist.
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Originally Posted by pgwenthold View Post
That was day 1.

Defeating ISIS (30 days).

Elminate the debt - 10 years.

BTW, the latest Trump lie: he did not know Steve Bannon before Bannon joined the campaign. Although when he hired Steve Bannon, he claimed he had known him for years. He had been on Bannon's radio show multiple times.

OK, this is a trivial little lie, but then again, it's stupid. Why bother lying about something so trivial? It's because he has no regard for the truth.
He has regard for the truth, he's just not on a first name basis with it.
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I have no sympathy whatsoever for any Trump supporter that Trump screws over.
This, the only and obvious correct answer!!!!!!!
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Old 13th April 2017, 12:27 PM   #24
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Hey, I have a better question!

Which Sesame Street character do you feel sorry for since Hillary lost the election?!?!?!?

I've been wondering this fornever!
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
Now that the U.S. has a racist orangutan as president, many of his supporters are now complaining about some of Trump's policies. It may sound rather callous, but in many cases its hard to feel sympathy for people who knowingly voted for Trump, given what his policies and political rhetoric were. If you feel the same way, who do you have the least amount of sympathy for:

- Trump supporters who are worried about loosing health care due to the republicans wanting to dismantle Obamacare, such as those in Coal country. (They fell for the empty promise of Trump planning on bringing back coal jobs, but thought he was "just kidding" about wanting to get rid of Obamacare.)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...=.6a12e16e6f47

- Trump supporters in the southern U.S. who may find that they are loosing their homes due to Trump's border wall

http://www.latina.com/lifestyle/news...s-house-mexico

- Online Trump supporters after Trump signed a bill allowing ISPs to sell browsing history.

https://www.aol.com/article/news/201...peal/22017215/

- The woman who voted for Trump even though her husband was an illegal immigrant and has recently been deported.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.b1075e88be5d

It is rather difficult to single out one particular group of Trump supporters so I will have to throw in the towel and say "all of the above."
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Amusing considering that Trump has failed to defeat ISIS in 30 days as he claimed he would
I don't remember him promising to defeat ISIS in 30 days. I do remember him talking about telling his generals to come up with a plan in 30 days. Can't remember if that was before or after he said he'd fire all the generals. Then he said it didn't matter because he was smarter than the generals.
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failed to get his health care bill passed
You can't blame him for that...After all, as Trump said, who knew that health care would be so complex? (Well, except for the Democrats. And Hillary Clinton.)
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Now, he is turning around 180 degrees on some issues that he raved about during his campaign speeches.
Now that's not fair...

After all, he often gave contradictory statements BEFORE the election too...
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Moderate republicans who threw in with Trump because they couldn't stand the thought of another Democrat in the White House. How's that 'lesser of two evils' thing working out for you?

But I love what Trump has done so far, and hope he continues to 'win' until we are all thoroughly sick of it. Though personally I hope to never become sick of it, because I hate America!
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Other- none of them. I don't feel sympathy for any of them. They knew what they were signing up for. I know one person who voted Trump, and he regrets it. I don't even him ask why because I can't manage to care.

Are we still winning?!
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None. Why should I feel sympathy when people get what they want?
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I assume the chandeliers he produces are luxury items to a certain degree then?
By the looks of them, I'd say no, but I'm no interior decorator. A mix of crystal and cut glass with frosted faces on the outer rings, some cheap brass fittings, tassels. I think they're hideous but he sells tons of them through home improvement chains like Home Depot. Around $1,000 retail. All his competitors import as well, mostly Indian manufacturers.
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Buy the looks of them, I'd say no, but I'm no interior decorator. A mix of crystal and cut glass with frosted faces on the outer rings, some cheap brass fittings, tassels. I think they're hideous but he sells tons of them through home improvement chains like Home Depot. Around $1,000 retail. All his competitors import as well, mostly Indian manufacturers.
I didn't know they sold $1000 chandeliers at Home Depot.
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I have no sympathy for any of them, but some gratitude. They have provided the US Right with the opportunity to demonstrate just how bankrupt their ideology is, without any "liberal interference" to blame their failure on.
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I didn't know they sold $1000 chandeliers at Home Depot.
Well, that's in $CDN, so... $USD 32.50?
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I feel no sympathy for any Trump voter.

Many of them are going to literally die because of him. I have no sympathy - they're getting what they voted for.
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Hey, I have a better question!

Which Sesame Street character do you feel sorry for since Hillary lost the election?!?!?!?

I've been wondering this fornever!
My choice: People who don't have the balls to just come out and admit they support Trump, but offer their implicit support with passive-agressive digs at anyone who criticizes Trump.
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I feel no sympathy for any Trump voter.

Many of them are going to literally die because of him. I have no sympathy - they're getting what they voted for.
Well, that depends on how much he ends up screwing up Obamacare, mostly.

But yeah, if Trump voters die because of Trump, I literally do not care.
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My choice: People who don't have the balls to just come out and admit they support Trump, but offer their implicit support with passive-agressive digs at anyone who criticizes Trump.
Another "Other" would be Canadians who support Trump.

Specifically, I have a work colleague who was excited about Trump, "because he'll bring our jobs back." I didn't really want to get into it with her in the Fall, but since the election she's shifted to asking questions. A bit late, IMO.

Anyway, the fact she had somehow overlooked was that WE'RE NOT THE USA.

So when Trump said he would be bringing jobs 'back' to America... that's going to come from a million Canadians in the Quebec-Windsor corridor building auto parts for GM and Ford. People like her brother. So now she's grokking that a US plan to strongarm the world to siphon value into the USA means Canadian standard of living is in the crosshairs.


Having said that... another Trumpie I met on the bus last fall might still be happy. He was unemployed anyway, and his solution seemed to be to 'send all the darkies back where they came from'. The guy was kinda hilarious in that he was so furious that he once saw n-words openly smoking a joint on the street... meanwhile he's talking to me sipping a bottle of red label wrapped in a paper bag, on a public bus. It was like he was trying to be a stereotype. Here six months later, I'm still entertaining the possibility it was performance art.
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Hey, I have a better question!
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Which Sesame Street character do you feel sorry for since Hillary lost the election?!?!?!?
Still waiting.

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I didn't wonder about you for long at all.
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Originally Posted by Tony Stark View Post
Well, that depends on how much he ends up screwing up Obamacare, mostly.
Well there's the economy. If the markets start gyrating as they well might in response to his stream-of-consciousness things may seize up abruptly.

Then there's States' Rights, or in general the delegation of policy to the State level, which people tend to find attractive in principle but disconcerting in practice.

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But yeah, if Trump voters die because of Trump, I literally do not care.
Cold. Me too. I do and will care about the babies, but if they voted it could only have been illegally and for Hillary Clinton. Axiomatically.
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Originally Posted by skyeagle409 View Post
Amusing considering that Trump has failed to defeat ISIS in 30 days as he claimed he would, failed to get his health care bill passed, had both travel bans challenged in courts and now, his so-called wall is being challenged. Not even the border guards want Trump's wall. Now, we find that his wall won't even cover the full length of our border with Mexico. Now, he is turning around 180 degrees on some issues that he raved about during his campaign speeches.

How's that for playing his supporters as suckers?!
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None of that really matters, i for one knew much of this would take much more time. Trump didn't anticipate how crazy the left is, he's learning it very quickly. I'm going to wait at least 2 years before rendering judgement.

I'm quite pleased with his court pick.
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