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kcWDD  ·  1566 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Discussion Topic: Trump

Trumps argument is those standards are outdated and toxic

*or at least the system they've created is such





mk  ·  1566 days ago  ·  link  ·  

No. His argument is that Fox and Friends is good media, whereas CNN is bad. His concern isn't for a change in standards, but whether or not the outlet is friendly to him.

kcWDD  ·  1565 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yes, you would expect him to ascribe good intentions to media that slanders him? You've never been the center of a negative press piece

cgod  ·  1564 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Being slandered and being the center of negative press aren't necessarily the same things things.

kcWDD  ·  1564 days ago  ·  link  ·  

from inside the storm they are

cgod  ·  1564 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Well let's hope he can keep perspective when faced with criticisms from foreign leaders, or the courts, or civil rights institutions. He's the most powerful leader on the face of the planet, he owes it to every one to act with some degree of dignity and reserve. The most powerful man on earth is really doesn't need to be a vengeful prick, it's something beyond white or rich privilege to pretend that he's being persecuted by scrutiny

kcWDD  ·  1563 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Trump has been back and forth from bankruptcy, built major companies, major structures, runs a major enterprise, conducted a SUCCESSFUL major campaign AGAINST the establishment (who the media was in the corner for, undeniably). But you doubt his ability to conduct himself for the successful interests of the United States?

The public voted against decorum and dignity in 2016, Trump won, now he's acting like it, going about business the way he knows how.

cgod  ·  1563 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Of course I doubt him. Only a naive fan boy or mindless party drone is assured that a president will be good at his job before he's done it.

kcWDD  ·  1560 days ago  ·  link  ·  

:)

cgod  ·  1560 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm curious at your comments at the end of conversations.

We've got

    quiht
and
    :)
.

Neither mean anything at all. Are you just trolling?

Should I just block you?

I have no idea what quiht means and the internet didn't help.

kcWDD  ·  1553 days ago  ·  link  ·  

"I think enough intellectuals are hellbent on destroying this man's power that we can expect it to vanish in the near future."

that's a nonsense proposition, if it was true trump never would have won, so I told him to be quite.

I wrote :) to show that I am just the type of optimist you suggested

cgod  ·  1553 days ago  ·  link  ·  

are you getting quiht (a nonsense word), quiet (to be silent) and quite (to show agreement) confused. I know I'm confused at what you are trying to express.

am_Unition  ·  1565 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I think enough intellectuals are hellbent on destroying this man's power that we can expect it to vanish in the near future.

kcWDD  ·  1565 days ago  ·  link  ·  

quiht