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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, 05:18 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Tony Stark View Post
Trump is having the most failed first 100 days of any president ever. Great victory!

There's no need to exaggerate. I'm fairly certain that William Henry Harrison had a worse first 100 days than Trump, considering he spent 69 of them decomposing.
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Old 13th April 2017, 05:27 PM   #42
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Old 13th April 2017, 05:36 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by CapelDodger View Post
You'd live in that night forever if you could, wouldn't you? Winning the election was victory, an end in itself. What might result from that appears not to concern you : it wasn't about who won or what they might do in office.

All that mattered was that Hillary Clinton lost. None of it was actually about Trump for you, was it? He could be any cardboard cut-out as long as he could beat Hillary Clinton.

It does seem that Hillary Clinton is the substantial character in this play, someone who's had an enormous influence on you. I think that can be said for a lot of other Trump "supporters", and whatever Trump does to them they'll still have the comfort of knowing that it would have been worse if Hillary Clinton had won. Axiomatically.
I can only conclude him and others like him, haven't met any irl so far (knock wood), see this whole thing like a sportball match. The real people's lives at stake are purely secondary. Or don't even matter at all.

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Old 13th April 2017, 05:46 PM   #44
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No sympathy for people so easily manipulated by such an obvious con man. No sympathy for anyone who voted for someone who cannot string together a logical sentence. No sympathy for anyone who gave him an ounce of credibility after admitting to habitual sexual assault.

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Old 13th April 2017, 06:09 PM   #45
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
There's no need to exaggerate. I'm fairly certain that William Henry Harrison had a worse first 100 days than Trump, considering he spent 69 of them decomposing.
I dunno, I think America would be far better off if Trump had followed his example.
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Old 13th April 2017, 06:19 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by Seismosaurus View Post
What have "the left" got to do with any of Trump's failures?
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I'll let you figure it out.
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Old 13th April 2017, 06:30 PM   #47
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The Trump supporters I have the least sympathy for are the ones who are not at any risk of losing their health insurance, their jobs, or their retirements.

I have a ton of sympathy for those who are going to get screwed from voting for Trump. They were victims of a con-man and they are going to suffer.
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Damn upchurch, you're a really good person. For real.
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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 am very sure there are Trump supporters having second thoughts.

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ANGRY TRUMP SUPPORTERS ARE TURNING ON DONALD TRUMP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg_gHBCXOi4
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Old 13th April 2017, 07:04 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by Armitage72 View Post
I'm fairly certain that William Henry Harrison had a worse first 100 days than Trump, considering he spent 69 of them decomposing.
To be completely fair, Trump looks like he's spent 69 days decomposing. I think we should give him that credit.
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Originally Posted by Upchurch View Post
The Trump supporters I have the least sympathy for are the ones who are not at any risk of losing their health insurance, their jobs, or their retirements.

I have a ton of sympathy for those who are going to get screwed from voting for Trump. They were victims of a con-man and they are going to suffer.

Oh please. You haven't shown an ounce of such sympathy, and you're not fooling anyone with sense.
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Old 13th April 2017, 08:18 PM   #52
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I confess I do feel sympathy for the Trump voters. Yes. I know they are bunch of easy marks, deluded, and in many cases stupid. Yes. I know that most of them are true believers who will defend him and vote for him again if they have the opportunity. Yes. I know that in their number are bigots and racists.

And yet I'm not keen on them suffering because of Trump, his cronies, and the Republican Party any more than I want to suffer the bastards.

I guess this is because I don't see them as a demographic It, but as people I know and encounter in life. When they get the shaft they voted for, I'll not gloat or tell them I told them so. They will get my sighs, even if the stupid fools go blaming Obama for their misfortune.

I grew up in a family of idiots. If I insisted I'd only associate with people of like intelligence and values to mine, I'd have no friends. And I'm old enough to look back on my own life and see when I was an idiot and did things under delusions that were against my well being. And I suffered because of my stupidity. So I empathize with these wretches.

Please. Do go ahead and be angry at the bozoids who voted this kyarn into office, and also all those who voted by not voting. I too grieve that we live in a nation of idiots. But when I see their faces, I can't but feel sorry for them.
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Old 13th April 2017, 09:21 PM   #53
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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
Idiots/conservatives/republickers - they deserve what they get/will get. Rectum eating deplorables!!!!
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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.
Remind him what a great businessman Trumpf is - that should brighten his day some!!!!!!!!
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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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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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Oh please. You haven't shown an ounce of such sympathy, and you're not fooling anyone with sense.
You lost me on the hilite. Did I misspell "ton" or something?
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Originally Posted by mgidm86 View Post
Hey, I have a better question!

Which Sesame Street character do you feel sorry for since Hillary lost the election?!?!?!?
Whichever one has to go to the WH Easter Egg hunt, which our corrupt and treasonous Administration is bungling like everything else (except stuffing taxpayer dollars into Trump properties).

But as to the actual topic of this thread, I voted for the ones whose insurance Trump and much of the Republican leadership is trying get rid of in order to give a fat tax cut to rich folks (as part of the process of setting up an even more ginormous tax cut for them as part of "reform"). A lot of those people are desperate, and losing insurance means they won't be able to get things like diabetes or hypertension, let alone acute illnesses, properly taken care of.

As much as I want to slap people who voted for such an obvious liar and thief and con man, I do feel sorry for those who are faced with, say, choosing between feeding their kids this month and getting abcessed teeth pulled. God, that's awful.

But at least Trump said he was going to get great, super-cheap insurance for them - an obvious lie, but at least he said that. I have a lot harder time feeling sorry for people who were married to an illegal immigrant, voted for Trump, and then are shocked when wife or hubby is deported.

I guess that's one thing (deporting more illegal immigrants) Trump is kinda following through on, with the enthusiastic help of his Cabinet Klansmen like Sessions - although, naturally, it's being done in the most ham-handed and malevolent way imaginable. We'll see how that keeps up when the big farmers and meat-packers start screaming to their pet Congressmen, once their workforce is depleted and American citizens don't flock to newly vacant low-paying, hazardous, back-breaking jobs.

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Originally Posted by Upchurch View Post
The Trump supporters I have the least sympathy for are the ones who are not at any risk of losing their health insurance, their jobs, or their retirements.

I have a ton of sympathy for those who are going to get screwed from voting for Trump. They were victims of a con-man and they are going to suffer.
A whole ton! That's more than I have, but as a liberal, bleeding heart, snowflake I do have a vial of tears.

As for the Trump voters who are going to get their bank accounts on polices that screw the poor and middle class, in the words of Jesus, "They have their reward."
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One can "lose" one's home.

Shoelaces can become "loose."

Loose and lose do not mean the same thing.
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Old 14th April 2017, 08:46 AM   #63
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A whole ton! That's more than I have, but as a liberal, bleeding heart, snowflake I do have a vial of tears.

As for the Trump voters who are going to get their bank accounts on polices that screw the poor and middle class, in the words of Jesus, "They have their reward."
That's interesting, we have the richest poor in the world and yet the middle class is hurting bigly! I wonder if the left realize these people were desperate for something new. You might feel sympathy for their plight? Especially since they've been paying the way for the poor?
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That's interesting, we have the richest poor in the world and yet the middle class is hurting bigly! I wonder if the left realize these people were desperate for something new. You might feel sympathy for their plight? Especially since they've been paying the way for the poor?
No, we realized it. We just didn't anticipate that so many people in the middle class would think, "You know what's really holding me down? Mexicans and Bill Gates' tax rate."

But, of course, Trump supporters don't care about issues. If Trump and Breitbart said the big problem was squelched farts, they'd be at Trump rallies chanting, "RELEASE THE FARTS! RELEASE THE FARTS!"

As long as Trump is coyly racist and pisses liberals off, Trump supporters will be happy. That's why it's pointless to try and win those votes with, you know, actual policies aimed at helping the middle class.
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One can "lose" one's home.

Shoelaces can become "loose."

Loose and lose do not mean the same thing.
Riveting.

Can you to "they're, their and there" next?
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Riveting.

Can you to "they're, their and there" next?
If necessary.

Thanks, tho, for posting.

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I'm quite pleased with his court pick.
Supreme Court or royal?
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Hm.

The folks I have sympathy for are the folks in rural areas that are struggling. For instance, the folks in West Virginia or Kentucky that were thinking "He's going to bring back coal jobs!" Their anger is misplaced, but I do understand.

Anyone else, no sympathy.
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Hm.

The folks I have sympathy for are the folks in rural areas that are struggling. For instance, the folks in West Virginia or Kentucky that were thinking "He's going to bring back coal jobs!" Their anger is misplaced, but I do understand.

Anyone else, no sympathy.
It's a tough phrasing of the issue. I do have a great deal of sympathy for folks in that situation and it's absurd that we don't have a stronger support system for them in this country.

But I have no sympathy for their inability to recognize that the lack of relief over previous 8 years was due to Republican obstruction of any and all efforts at stimulating the economy and providing them support. If their assessment of the problem is that we need to cut taxes for the rich and get rid of the few programs that provide them health care and other necessary resources, my sympathy - in so far as that reasoning goes - is nil.

I grew up around these mysterious white Trump people. I went to the same school. We had a library in town. Being ********** over by the economy is not an excuse for being pig-ignorant.
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It's a tough phrasing of the issue. I do have a great deal of sympathy for folks in that situation and it's absurd that we don't have a stronger support system for them in this country.

But I have no sympathy for their inability to recognize that the lack of relief over previous 8 years was due to Republican obstruction of any and all efforts at stimulating the economy and providing them support. If their assessment of the problem is that we need to cut taxes for the rich and get rid of the few programs that provide them health care and other necessary resources, my sympathy - in so far as that reasoning goes - is nil.

I grew up around these mysterious white Trump people. I went to the same school. We had a library in town. Being ********** over by the economy is not an excuse for being pig-ignorant.
Yeah, that is true, and I don't want to say that they're correct. I've said this before, even though I got a Masters in engineering - I got lucky. And so are they. I'm trying to say "yeah, bad vote...but I do get where you're coming from."

But compare to that woman who voted for Trump, even though her husband was an illegal immigrant. I feel bad for her husband, and definitely for their children. I think we can agree, having your father get yolked up by ICE is no good. But for her? None at all.
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Yeah, that is true, and I don't want to say that they're correct. I've said this before, even though I got a Masters in engineering - I got lucky. And so are they. I'm trying to say "yeah, bad vote...but I do get where you're coming from."

But compare to that woman who voted for Trump, even though her husband was an illegal immigrant. I feel bad for her husband, and definitely for their children. I think we can agree, having your father get yolked up by ICE is no good. But for her? None at all.
Yeah, that's a good distinction.
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Trump didn't anticipate how crazy the left is,
What exactly has 'the left' got to do with Trump's problems? Is ISIS 'the left'? Are the courts 'the left'? Are border guards 'the left'? Is the Freedom Caucus 'the left'?

Or perhaps, since Trump himself is responsible many of his failings, he is 'the left'!
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Cling-on pick for trumpf. Has a (wait-for-it).......**** - load of them!!!!! All around his mouth!!!!!
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Originally Posted by Roger Ramjets View Post
What exactly has 'the left' got to do with Trump's problems? Is ISIS 'the left'? Are the courts 'the left'? Are border guards 'the left'? Is the Freedom Caucus 'the left'?

Or perhaps, since Trump himself is responsible many of his failings, he is 'the left'!
In addition, logger repeatedly claims that "the left" has no power. How do they manage to gum up the works all the time if that's really the case?
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No need to sympathize. It's just like Christians. Had to live around them ny whole life.

Exception: Trump voters and Republicans tolerated and found common ground with among closest family, our kid's spouses and so on.
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It's a tough phrasing of the issue. I do have a great deal of sympathy for folks in that situation and it's absurd that we don't have a stronger support system for them in this country.

But I have no sympathy for their inability to recognize that the lack of relief over previous 8 years was due to Republican obstruction of any and all efforts at stimulating the economy and providing them support. If their assessment of the problem is that we need to cut taxes for the rich and get rid of the few programs that provide them health care and other necessary resources, my sympathy - in so far as that reasoning goes - is nil.

I grew up around these mysterious white Trump people. I went to the same school. We had a library in town. Being ********** over by the economy is not an excuse for being pig-ignorant.
Well said and noted!!!!
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Old 14th April 2017, 06:42 PM   #78
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If Trump didn't realize he was going to face a lot of opposition, he's even dumber than I thought.
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Old 14th April 2017, 06:46 PM   #79
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Originally Posted by Tony Stark View Post
If Trump didn't realize he was going to face a lot of opposition, he's even dumber than I thought.


Cheeto Benito doesn't think that far ahead.
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None. Why should I feel sympathy when people get what they want?
The question was "the least amount". "None" qualifies as at the least amount.
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