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Mon Jul 16, 2018, 06:25 PM

At a certain point, there has to be a public declaration that Trump's WH no longer represents us

No longer represents the United States, that it is not a moral or political voice or symbol for the United States; that at most, he just signs legislation.

We have a President who:

* Sees himself as President of a select few, a privileged minority.

* Sees himself akin to a boss or the CEO of the country rather than a chief public servant.

* Is a symbol for an irrational backwards era and frankly psychotic demographic of the country (This alt/far right element that should be isolated and contained far away from any vestige of power rather than embraced) rather than a symbol ALL Americans can rally behind in times of trouble.

* Instead of a beacon of hope has enabled and empowered autocrats across the globe, be it Putin or Duterte.

* Trusts these autocrats more than our intelligence community and media.

If not here and now, I ask you all, when will that point be that we publicly say to each other, to our legislators, and to the rest of the world that "respect for the office" has officially ended?

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Reply At a certain point, there has to be a public declaration that Trump's WH no longer represents us (Original post)
ck4829 Jul 2018 OP
Totally Tunsie Jul 2018 #1
PoliticAverse Jul 2018 #2
ck4829 Jul 2018 #3
underpants Jul 2018 #4
ck4829 Jul 2018 #6
smirkymonkey Jul 2018 #5

Response to ck4829 (Original post)

Mon Jul 16, 2018, 06:31 PM

1. That point is NOW.

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Response to ck4829 (Original post)

Mon Jul 16, 2018, 06:34 PM

2. "when will that point be" - there's an election in 112 days...

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 16, 2018, 06:37 PM

3. 65 million Americans also said they didn't want Trump last "election" though...

So there is that.

Vote and do more.

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Response to ck4829 (Original post)

Mon Jul 16, 2018, 06:38 PM

4. I've never seen Trump demure to anyone in public

whether they were there or not. After Ben Carson told the story about the knife and the belt buckle Trump stepped aside a podium (Iowa?) and toyed with his belt buckle in a clear "Suck my ......" move. His schtick is a pro wrestling face and heel. He plays both parts and the crowd (protestors - some clearly staged)offer the flashes of "violence".

Today when Putin was directly asked if he had incriminating information on Trump AND HIS FAMILY (that was an informed question) Trump's Head was on a swivel. He looked over at Putin and he tried to like he was laughing it off but his eyes never left Putin. He never confidently looked straight ahead, because he had nothing to worry about. It wasn't that he was just waiting on Putin to confirm or deny this but he looked like he wasn't sure WHAT Putin might have.

Yes these are observations about body language but then I'm not a dentist.

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Response to underpants (Reply #4)

Tue Jul 17, 2018, 08:51 AM

6. Spot on

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Response to ck4829 (Original post)

Mon Jul 16, 2018, 06:47 PM

5. +1000

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