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Old 29th July 2020, 11:11 AM   #1
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Trump: Nobody likes me!

I think there's a genuine glimpse into Trump's mind there. That's how he's felt his whole life; it's him against the world. Or perhaps more accurately, they're all out to get him. Note how one of his favorite words is "unfair". He's obsessed by how badly he thinks the world has treated him.
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Good. I hope he gets more of that feeling as the days and months pass.
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This is classic sociopathic victim mentality. Anyone come to mind reading this?


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6. Lack of Contrition and Self-Serving Victimhood

When caught in the act with their unscrupulous behavior, most sociopaths and psychopaths will not show signs of contrition or remorse (unless it is strategically advantageous for them to do so). On the contrary, they are more likely to double or triple down on their aggressive tendencies, increase hostility, deny responsibility, accuse and blame others, and maintain a facade of arrogance and conceit. Interestingly, many sociopaths will invent a victimhood story for themselves: The romantic partner charged with domestic battery claims he was “set-up,” the investment advisor caught defrauding clients thinks he was betrayed, the politician whose policies harmed entire populations insists he’s being scapegoated, the business executive accused of setting up sweatshops overseas laments being singled out, and the media talking head penalized for spewing vile and hateful remarks believes she’s being persecuted. Casting themselves as victims can help sociopaths and psychopaths to defend their immoral conduct.
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I can't wait for the worm eating phase.
But they'll be only the BEST worms! The GREATEST worms in the history of worms! You'll never have seen anything like them! UNBELIEVABLE worms!
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I can't wait for the worm eating phase.
First to eat (presumably on some reality show to raise $$ to pay his fines, lots of people would pay to watch that.) Then to be eaten by.
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
I think there's a genuine glimpse into Trump's mind there. That's how he's felt his whole life; it's him against the world. Or perhaps more accurately, they're all out to get him. Note how one of his favorite words is "unfair". He's obsessed by how badly he thinks the world has treated him.

It's just like how upset he's always been that the old money families in New York City never accepted him as a peer. Or more recently, world leaders.
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Old 29th July 2020, 01:29 PM   #9
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Trump's probably right. I don't think anyone in his immediate social sphere likes him very much. They resent his ****** ways and begrudgingly kiss his ass for their inheritance or for proximity to his wealth and political power, but I don't think any of these people have much fondness for him as a person.

The people that actually like Trump, his adoring MAGA CHUD base, are people that Trump probably detests, so they don't really count.

Sounds stressful to be such a piece of **** that everyone hates.
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For once he's got something right!

The adage about a stopped clock being right twice a day springs to mind.
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Old 29th July 2020, 01:43 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by SuburbanTurkey View Post
Trump's probably right. I don't think anyone in his immediate social sphere likes him very much. They resent his ****** ways and begrudgingly kiss his ass for their inheritance or for proximity to his wealth and political power, but I don't think any of these people have much fondness for him as a person.

The people that actually like Trump, his adoring MAGA CHUD base, are people that Trump probably detests, so they don't really count.

Sounds stressful to be such a piece of **** that everyone hates.
That line from Song of Ice and Fire comes to mind. "Kings don't have friends, only subjects and enemies."
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My Mother-In-Law likes him just fine.
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My Mother-In-Law likes him just fine.
My condolences.
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My condolences.
If you only knew.
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If you only knew.
Pity. I absolutely adored my MIL. I miss her terribly.
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I am sure that if Trump would stop being such a stupid, worthless, womanizing, lying POS, then there might be at least a few people who would like him.

However, Trump has been a disgusting individual for the last 60 years and I expect that he will only become more disgusting as time goes on.

As a result, Trump will continue to find that 'no one likes him' for the rest of his worthless life.
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
I think there's a genuine glimpse into Trump's mind there. That's how he's felt his whole life; it's him against the world. Or perhaps more accurately, they're all out to get him. Note how one of his favorite words is "unfair". He's obsessed by how badly he thinks the world has treated him.
I agree. He has always aspired to be accepted by the 'real' rich and smart crowd but they never accepted him. He finally just bought his way into their circles. Didnt work. He wasnt raised like they were. He couldnt fake elite. Wasnt interested in higher things. He was too gauche. So he always said he felt more comfortable on the construction sites and talking to taxi drivers (and the occasional model or stripper too!)

Makes perfect sense.

Good intentions but no sense of class on how to make things work smoothly in those circles. Gets the everyman votes, but not the academic supporters or people who enjoy cute kittens.
He is a dilettante politician always coming up a bit short.
Occasionally (ok, maybe more than that depending on the issue!) incompetent, but not a devious crook.

Really good at getting debts refinanced!

That is my take.
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I can't wait for the worm eating phase.
I hate you for beating me to that reference;
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I agree. He has always aspired to be accepted by the 'real' rich and smart crowd but they never accepted him. He finally just bought his way into their circles. Didnt work. He wasnt raised like they were. He couldnt fake elite. Wasnt interested in higher things. He was too gauche. So he always said he felt more comfortable on the construction sites and talking to taxi drivers (and the occasional model or stripper too!)

Makes perfect sense.

Good intentions but no sense of class on how to make things work smoothly in those circles. Gets the everyman votes, but not the academic supporters or people who enjoy cute kittens.
He is a dilettante politician always coming up a bit short.
Occasionally (ok, maybe more than that depending on the issue!) incompetent, but not a devious crook.

Really good at getting debts refinanced!

That is my take.
One simple Dale Carnegie rule to get people to like you. And it is the number one reason that people don't like Trump.

Be interested in others.

Trump is incapable of thinking about anyone but himself.
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I agree. He has always aspired to be accepted by the 'real' rich and smart crowd but they never accepted him. He finally just bought his way into their circles. Didnt work. He wasnt raised like they were. He couldnt fake elite. Wasnt interested in higher things. He was too gauche. So he always said he felt more comfortable on the construction sites and talking to taxi drivers (and the occasional model or stripper too!)

Makes perfect sense.

Good intentions but no sense of class on how to make things work smoothly in those circles. Gets the everyman votes, but not the academic supporters or people who enjoy cute kittens.
He is a dilettante politician always coming up a bit short.
Occasionally (ok, maybe more than that depending on the issue!) incompetent, but not a devious crook.

Really good at getting debts refinanced!

That is my take.
I really don't think Trump has ever had a good intention in his life. His only intentions are to benefit himself.

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One simple Dale Carnegie rule to get people to like you. And it is the number one reason that people don't like Trump.

Be interested in others.

Trump is incapable of thinking about anyone but himself.
Indeed. It's a feedback loop; the more people dislike Trump, the more he disdains them, and that causes more dislike.

Oh, and Grunion: I'd lay odds your MIL never met him in person!
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I really don't think Trump has ever had a good intention in his life. His only intentions are to benefit himself.
True. His intentions are good only in that they also benefit others.

He wants to win the numbers game. He wants to boast about how HE made everything GREAT! and Tremendous! And yay Trump for ALL you did to make America # 1 #1 #1!!!!!!

He actually doesnt care about race or gender or any of that. He just wants credit for winning and getting kudos for bringing prosperity to the US. Rising tides and all that...just make sure all the boats have TRUMP in gold plated letters and he is happy.
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I agree. He has always aspired to be accepted by the 'real' rich and smart crowd but they never accepted him. He finally just bought his way into their circles. Didnt work. He wasnt raised like they were. He couldnt fake elite. Wasnt interested in higher things. He was too gauche. So he always said he felt more comfortable on the construction sites and talking to taxi drivers (and the occasional model or stripper too!)

Makes perfect sense.

Good intentions but no sense of class on how to make things work smoothly in those circles. Gets the everyman votes, but not the academic supporters or people who enjoy cute kittens.
He is a dilettante politician always coming up a bit short.
Occasionally (ok, maybe more than that depending on the issue!) incompetent, but not a devious crook.

Really good at getting debts refinanced!

That is my take.
Exactly.
He canít appreciate art that does not involve him, so the idea of paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for artwork is absurd. And because he canít grasp the value of artwork, he would never buy anything he could loan or donate to museums.

It is obvious that he could never practice noblesse oblige, but I donít even think he could define it.

His sense of humor is limited to insulting people. But not through anything as clever as an original turn of phrase or metaphor. All he can do is call people names.

Of course all those observations pale in comparison to the most important reason heíll never be accepted: he constantly acts like a fracking sociopath with a personality disorder.
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For once he's got something right!

The adage about a stopped clock being right twice a day springs to mind.
I donít like broken clocks.
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Exactly.
He canít appreciate art that does not involve him, so the idea of paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for artwork is absurd. And because he canít grasp the value of artwork, he would never buy anything he could loan or donate to museums.

It is obvious that he could never practice noblesse oblige, but I donít even think he could define it.

His sense of humor is limited to insulting people. But not through anything as clever as an original turn of phrase or metaphor. All he can do is call people names.

Of course all those observations pale in comparison to the most important reason heíll never be accepted: he constantly acts like a fracking sociopath with a personality disorder.
That's no act.
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Trump's probably right. I don't think anyone in his immediate social sphere likes him very much. They resent his ****** ways and begrudgingly kiss his ass for their inheritance or for proximity to his wealth and political power, but I don't think any of these people have much fondness for him as a person.

The people that actually like Trump, his adoring MAGA CHUD base, are people that Trump probably detests, so they don't really count.

Sounds stressful to be such a piece of **** that everyone hates.
One thing that marked Nixon's fall from power was how his political allies quickly deserted him. He was at once powerless, friendless and politically isolated. I suspect the same's going to happen to Trump. Expect a flurry of tell-all books from people who are keeping quiet for now.
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I think there's a genuine glimpse into Trump's mind there. That's how he's felt his whole life; it's him against the world. Or perhaps more accurately, they're all out to get him. Note how one of his favorite words is "unfair". He's obsessed by how badly he thinks the world has treated him.

No worries, I have an idea on how we can quickly remedy this horrible nightmare the poor guy is going through...






All we have to do is to stick one of these into his mouth:






Pat his bum with a rolled up one of these:






And then hand him a few of these:





... and the po' widdle wee one will be wight as wain in the mowning. Believe me.

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One thing that marked Nixon's fall from power was how his political allies quickly deserted him. He was at once powerless, friendless and politically isolated. I suspect the same's going to happen to Trump. Expect a flurry of tell-all books from people who are keeping quiet for now.
I'm not so sure. Donald Trump is absolutely beloved by his base and his base comprises 80%-90% of the GOP. If you're planning to stand as a GOP candidate, you have to support Donald Trump.
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I'm not so sure. Donald Trump is absolutely beloved by his base and his base comprises 80%-90% of the GOP.
For now, yes. And when he falls from power?
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For now, yes. And when he falls from power?
IMO he's a symptom of the views of that base, not the cause. When he's no longer President then his base will switch their allegiance to the designated successor.

They want someone who acts like a strong man, makes the right noises about being anti-establishment/anti-elitist and who trolls the libs.
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IMO he's a symptom of the views of that base, not the cause. When he's no longer President then his base will switch their allegiance to the designated successor.

They want someone who acts like a strong man, makes the right noises about being anti-establishment/anti-elitist and who trolls the libs.
Sadly this seems to be more and more the most important aspect for many folk.
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Note how one of his favorite words is "unfair".

But you've got to see it from his side: He is doing his utmost to discredit his own epidemiologist, and yet when people give Dr. Fauci good 'ratings', they don't consider that Dr. Fauci is working for Trump, at least in principle, so they should have given Trump some of the credit for Fauci's work, shouldn't they?
How can the world possibly be any more unfair than that?!
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They want someone who acts like a strong man, makes the right noises about being anti-establishment/anti-elitist and who trolls the libs.

Isn't it about being anti-lib and anti-science? Does anybody still believe that he is anti-establishment or anti-elitist?
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Isn't it about being anti-lib and anti-science?
That may be a significant part of it.

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Does anybody still believe that he is anti-establishment or anti-elitist?
Doubtless many do - they'll simply believe what they're told.

Certainly they think he's not part of the Washington "machine".
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How the buggery bollocks anyone fell for the line that a hereditary millionaire, privately educated New York property tycoon was ever not part of the "establishment" and the "elite" is beyond me.
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How the buggery bollocks anyone fell for the line that a hereditary millionaire, privately educated New York property tycoon was ever not part of the "establishment" and the "elite" is beyond me.
Because he created the myth that he is a successful self-made billionaire businessman who fought his way to the top through Innovation.

Complete rubbish, but if people hear it often enough, a proportion will believe it.
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Trump publicly eating worms would make him more popular.
But they would have to be
Big fat juicy ones
Long thin slimey ones
Itsy bitsy, fuzzy wuzzy worms
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Because Mark Burnett he created the myth that he is a successful self-made billionaire businessman who fought his way to the top through Innovation.

Complete rubbish, but if people hear it often enough, a proportion will believe it.
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FTFY

Don't forget John Barron.
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Isn't it about being anti-lib and anti-science? Does anybody still believe that he is anti-establishment or anti-elitist?

If people believed that the solution to money having too much influence in Washington was to cut out the middleman and install a billionaire as President, theyíll believe anything.
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