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johnnyFive  ·  1840 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 2nd Presidential Debate Thread: Town Hall Sunday

See, it's shit like this that makes me think conspiracy theorists may have a point.





user-inactivated  ·  1840 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Nah, this isn't like the stuff the conspiritards come up with. As whoever wrote it says,

    In this scenario, we don’t want to marginalize the more extreme candidates, but make them more “Pied Piper” candidates who actually represent the mainstream of the Republican Party.

They used whatever influence they could to keep Trump from getting shut down by cooler heads, but he got the nomination because he actually represents the clowns that make up base of the Republican party. They used the last half-century of Republican strategy against them, but they didn't force Trump on anyone.

johnnyFive  ·  1840 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Sure, but I think I perhaps overcorrect the other way when it comes to this kind of thing.

I wonder what they actually did to effect this?