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user-inactivated  ·  1010 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Congressional candidates stampede to ditch Trump

I know and I think it's important that we, asgood people, make it clear that this type of mentality is unhealthy and unwelcome and if Hillary wins we will have dodged a huge bullet as a country. There's just this part of me that really feels sorry for him all of the sudden. I think all of my fear and worry about him is being replaced with pity.

kleinbl00  ·  1010 days ago  ·  link  ·  


10) I've been aware of the jackass since the '80s and have never seen anything I've liked

9) He perpetuates the notion that victimization of clients and boorish winner-take-all negotiations are business virtues

8) He's like a terrible parody of The Great Gatsby, where Gatsby is recast as the Jersey boor that is never quite hip enough to get into Studio 54 so overcompensates for the rest of his life

7) For decades he's argued he knows about business because he flirts with politics and politics because he flirts with business but has no demonstrable acumen in either theater

6) If one cop/lawyer procedural were made out of each one of his lawsuits his lawsuits would exhaust the bibliography of the genre from now through the first few seasons of Perry Mason

5) He has accomplished nothing with his wealth other than making others poor

4) He has debased public political discourse for a generation and mobilized the hatred of physically dangerous groups for no reason other than to stoke his own ego

3) He revoked life-saving medical payments from his nephew after his older brother died of alcoholism-related illness

2) He took a stultifyingly generous investment from his father, bankrupted himself twice and even with all his success, made less money than if he'd invested in savings bonds

1) He has inspired a vulnerable and precarious segment of the American public to believe they should be less, not more.

I hope he dies in prison.


Of ass cancer.

b_b  ·  1009 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    5) He has accomplished nothing with his wealth other than making others poor

It's frustrating to me that it seems so self-evident that his presidential bid is exactly what he's done his whole career: make a lot of money at the expense of others. There's no doubt that he (a) won't be president come January, and (b) will be a whole lot richer for it. I fail to understand why this isn't obvious to everyone.

kleinbl00  ·  1009 days ago  ·  link  ·  

1) Find something you don't want

2) List it on craigslist

3) you will understand.

Alternatively, go spend 15 minutes reading Youtube comments at random.

b_b  ·  1009 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'll not try to argue that I have too much faith in people, despite all evidence the world has given us that the people of the world don't generally deserve faith. I can't make a good argument that a policy discussion would better inform anyone, but I can make an observation that a lack of a policy discussion certainly won't better inform them.

There are so few instances that masses of people are paying attention to politics like they are during a presidential debate, that it would be nice if they could tune in and find interesting things to think about. That they don't probably reinforces their notions about how pandering and wishy-washy politicians are. The few big name politicians I've met in person have been fabulously well versed in policy. You wouldn't know it from seeing their ads and news appearances.

kleinbl00  ·  1008 days ago  ·  link  ·  
tacocat  ·  1010 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Whoah dude, Ass cancer? Really?

There are far more painful cancers.

kleinbl00  ·  1010 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ass cancer has a lovely sibilance and a metaphorical lilt to it.