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cali

(114,904 posts)
Mon May 30, 2016, 11:37 AM May 2016

This made me laugh: Stephen Hawking baffled by dynamics of Trump's popularity

Stephen Hawking understands the workings of the universe - but says he cannot fathom the popularity of Donald Trump.

The British astrophysicist told ITV's morning show Monday that the presumptive Republican Party candidate for U.S. president "is a demagogue who seems to appeal to the lowest common denominator."

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This made me laugh: Stephen Hawking baffled by dynamics of Trump's popularity (Original Post) cali May 2016 OP
K&R... spanone May 2016 #1
Simple: There's a lot of people in the lowest common demoninator. Hoppy May 2016 #2
+1000 smirkymonkey May 2016 #3
You win the thread malaise May 2016 #4
the lowest common denominator." AlbertCat May 2016 #5
 

Hoppy

(3,595 posts)
2. Simple: There's a lot of people in the lowest common demoninator.
Mon May 30, 2016, 12:43 PM
May 2016

Now, where's my fuckin' Noble Prize for math?"

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