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Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:11 AM

Trump's combative stance with media applauded by his supporters

Source: CP24NOw

Scott Hiltgen, a 66-year-old office furniture sales broker from River Falls, Wisconsin, said he was glad to see the president push back against the media. He said reporters have no proof Trump or anyone around him did anything wrong.
"They're trying to make up a story that Trump worked with the Russians to rig the election," he said. "Now they're trying to make a big deal out of (former national security adviser) Mike Flynn. He was doing what he was supposed to do. He was talking to his counterparts. He was talking to the Russians. He got fired because he lied to (Vice-President Mike) Pence. There's no story there. The left media is so excited. They think they took this guy down. No. He made a mistake. He just lied."
Hiltgen said he remains squarely behind the billionaire president because he has done what he said he would do on the campaign trail.
"He's accomplished more in, whatever, three weeks, regarding the stuff he talked about," Hiltgen said. "That's what people voted for. I can't believe there's actually a politician doing what he says he would do. That never happens."

Read more: http://www.cp24.com/world/trump-s-combative-stance-with-media-applauded-by-his-supporters-1.3289375

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Reply Trump's combative stance with media applauded by his supporters (Original post)
pstokely Feb 2017 OP
MFM008 Feb 2017 #1
dchill Feb 2017 #6
MFM008 Feb 2017 #52
pstokely Feb 2017 #11
gopiscrap Feb 2017 #2
TheMastersNemesis Feb 2017 #3
procon Feb 2017 #4
Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2017 #34
starshine00 Feb 2017 #42
erpowers Feb 2017 #44
Cosmocat Feb 2017 #46
dchill Feb 2017 #5
Skittles Feb 2017 #7
barbtries Feb 2017 #19
Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2017 #35
not fooled Feb 2017 #43
erpowers Feb 2017 #45
Lotusflower70 Feb 2017 #8
Grassy Knoll Feb 2017 #9
BBG Feb 2017 #29
tenorly Feb 2017 #10
cstanleytech Feb 2017 #12
iluvtennis Feb 2017 #13
ffr Feb 2017 #21
radical noodle Feb 2017 #14
uppityperson Feb 2017 #15
Kittycow Feb 2017 #26
world wide wally Feb 2017 #16
Frogg Feb 2017 #17
MrModerate Feb 2017 #39
jmbar2 Feb 2017 #18
ffr Feb 2017 #20
rpannier Feb 2017 #23
rpannier Feb 2017 #22
steve2470 Feb 2017 #24
SwissTony Feb 2017 #25
get the red out Feb 2017 #27
still_one Feb 2017 #28
-Steph- Feb 2017 #30
Justice Feb 2017 #31
Vinca Feb 2017 #32
NewJeffCT Feb 2017 #36
FarPoint Feb 2017 #33
logosoco Feb 2017 #37
MrModerate Feb 2017 #38
KittyWampus Feb 2017 #40
erpowers Feb 2017 #41
heaven05 Feb 2017 #47
Corgigal Feb 2017 #48
FreeStateDemocrat Feb 2017 #49
dhill926 Feb 2017 #50
BaronChocula Feb 2017 #51
erpowers Feb 2017 #53

Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:12 AM

1. these idiots

duct taped themselves in their basements and ate rats
during the Obama years, why wouldn't they be happy with BLOTUS.

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Response to MFM008 (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:24 AM

6. Oddly, the mental image I get from that...

is quite enjoyable.

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Response to dchill (Reply #6)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:27 PM

52. Lol

I know.

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Response to MFM008 (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:37 AM

11. they'll stick with him to til the end

be it next week or 8 years

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:13 AM

2. IGNORANT DEPLORABLES

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:15 AM

3. If These Bastards Needed Help I Would Just Do Nothing For Them.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:20 AM

4. They're just parroting whatever Trump says without thought or skepticism.

That's indoctrination and total brainwashing. Its too late for these people, they're gone, and short of a major intervention and inpatient deprogramming by a professional staff, they'll never recover.

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Response to procon (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 09:07 AM

34. Yes. Right Wing Authoritarian Followers. Lots of interesting studies and analysis

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Response to procon (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 10:40 AM

42. hopeless for sure

 

I saw a graphic yesterday online where it had trump loooking like a big thug behind the podium and all the reporters were smoking and ashy like he'd used a flame thrower on them.

They WANT a dictator. Period. Most of them are probably victims of violence in childhood, much of it religiously sanctioned. They are beyond the pale.

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Response to procon (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 10:55 AM

44. Yeah, That Is What I Thought

I especially thought the comment about Trump have accomplished more than any other President in the time he has been in office showed he was just repeating what Trump had said.

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Response to procon (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 11:33 AM

46. This has been in the making for decades

Years and years of rush Limbaugh and 1,000s of other conservative profiteers gaslighting this country has completely rotted the brains of 10s of millions of people.

They are done, just say liberal and their hypnotism kicks in.

That is why 45 ran as an R. He just plugged in and did his thing with people who were primed for it.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:22 AM

5. "...reporters have no proof..."

But they know people who do. The "leakers."

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:31 AM

7. these people are dumber than dirt

it's like a cult

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Response to Skittles (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:04 AM

19. it is a cult.

a cult of personality. fortunately there are more of us still residing in the real world.

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Response to Skittles (Reply #7)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 09:19 AM

35. Yup. The complete capitulation and adulation he adores

Some selections from a thread of RWAF tRump followers I was reading. Many of them are quite slavish.


"spanking the press now....love it"

"Excellent comment on the lack of integrity of the press. Now, tell the illegals to settle down or you’re going to go after every one of them. If they settle down, it will only be the criminals that will be picked up."

"I LOVE HIM!!! RE-CONFIRMED EVERY TIME HE SPEAKS!"

"He’s KILLING it!"

"Donald J. Trump is a truly beautiful man. Absolutely shining! Love you very much, brother President Trump! We are with you. We got your back."

"He’s reminding the media he won and has the support of the American people good for him. He’s not most articulate but what he is doing speaking honestly Totally honest. St Michael protect this man."

"He’s the most articulate president we’ve every had. Because he speaks without a script (though he’s using one now, or notes), and that necessarily sounds rougher than the manicured eructations of the perfumed princes. But he gets criticized for not doing perfectly something that nobody else is willing to attempt at all."

"The security and joy one gets listening to the Commander in Chief is a good feeling."

"I think disgusted is where he’s at, after learning just how dirty DC truly is, and how widespread the corruption. I’d say he’s possibly heartbroken at his America suffering so much from these cretins."

"When the enemedia calls DJT, “Mr. President” you can hear how it hurts them. Unlike of course how they each wrestled the other to get closer to 44’s junk."

"He is swatting the arrogant rubes as he should. Such disrespect these fascist/marxist brain dead reporters display...I love seeing the implosion of the bought and paid for media."

"It’s also refreshing to hear a presidential press conference without a thousand “uh’s” and “me’s”, like we heard from the Kenyan."

"There is NOTHING “insecure” about this wonderful President."

">>>What is CBC?<<<
It’s a a group of aggrieved Race Baiting Black Morons in Congress with the combined IQ of a overripe Grapefruit."

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #35)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 10:50 AM

43. These are the same type of people

who voted for Hitler and Mussolini. They exist in every country.

gawd help us.

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #35)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 11:13 AM

45. These People Are Crazy

I wonder what press conference the person who made the quote about how it was refreshing to not have to hear the words uh and me in a press conference. All Donald Trump does is talk about himself during his press conferences. Donald Trump is the most me, me, me, me President I have ever seen. When does he ever stop talking about himself.

Then there is the other person who says Trump does not need a script and then goes on to say that Trump is using a script at the press conference. It is foolish to say that someone does not need a script and then say the person is using a script.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:33 AM

8. Sad but true

I moderate a football fan board and there are several conservatives there, they are totally drinking the Trump kool-aid. They see Trump as the victim and the leaks as sabotage by President Obama. They act as though Trump is facing a witch hunt. I am like are you serious? And they say it with a straight face. Scary stuff.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:35 AM

9. All-righty Then...

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Response to Grassy Knoll (Reply #9)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 07:31 AM

29. Purposely Ignorant?

What's with the misspellings in all these memes? Intelliegent?

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:36 AM

10. The only thing missing, as far as they're concerned, are the brown shirts.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:37 AM

12. I wonder when Hiltgen last had an MRI as a new one might be due. nt

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:38 AM

13. Idiot...guess he didn't read the declassified report released shortly before Obama left office +

reporting this week. This type of "low info" voter is the reason we are in the predicament we are in today. #ImpeachTrump

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Response to iluvtennis (Reply #13)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:09 AM

21. +1 Damn right! n/t

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:41 AM

14. I have a long time Facebook friend

who isn't generally political but she voted for Trump and has been angry because of all the negative stuff people say about him. I haven't answered anything until today when she posted about his press conference and how unfairly he's being treated. I replied by asking her in a nice way if trump's being obsessed about the election results didn't bother her. She admitted she thought it was odd, but thinks it's because everyone is trying to belittle him. Then I said that I knew she supported him and certainly didn't want to argue with her but he scared me because I thought he seemed to not know what he's doing. For the first time, she admitted to some reservations too.

This is as close as I can come to good news tonight. Actually, I've begun to suspect that a lot of Trump voters are starting to feel uneasy about him but don't want to admit it because the anti-trump folks come on so strong... with good reason, but they don't really see it yet.

One of the posters on the thread said that trump is a "breath of fresh air." Didn't know whether to laugh or cry.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:43 AM

15. So he lied by mistake?

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Response to uppityperson (Reply #15)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 06:25 AM

26. Yeah, I noted that also.

I think they won't believe anything until trump's policies kick their ass and degrade their quality of life. But who will they blame? (Strictly rhetorical question lol)

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:55 AM

16. They are even bigger assholes than I thought ... and that is a hard trick

Don't EVER ask me to empathize with these fuckwads.
Just fuck them.... period

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:56 AM

17. Ride him to the bottom

They will indeed ride this Pres. OrangeCarpFace all the way to the bottom...and I suspect they will continue to cry foul to their graves once he is fully outed and removed. It will spawn massive conspiracy theory nonsense to a degree we will find sad and pathetic. Alex Jones will blow his tiny brain out on his ridiculous rant show, Jeffrey Lord will go back to his hole and jerk off to Nancy Reagan photos 17 hours a day, and the sad uninformed cult who believed this third rate snakeoil salesman was their hero, the saviour who actually cared about the little man, will believe with every fiber of their being, their man was set up. They will be ripe for the rise of another maniacal voice but alas for them, there will be a precedent for electing crazy...it will never happen again. The cherry on top...Repugs are going to be branded with a big ol' SCARLET T right on their cro-mag foreheads. It is coming folks!

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Response to Frogg (Reply #17)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 10:17 AM

39. Hey! Cro-magnons are modern humans . . .

So let's keep the dissing to a minimum.

In fact, I'm not sure how far you have to go down the primate family tree before you get to a creature that it's fair to compare to Trump.

Something long extinct, anyway.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:01 AM

18. Thought experiment for Trump fans

Try this...

Imagine, that President Trump WERE secretly in a pact with Putin, or in someway truly evil and devoted to crippling the United States. Or perhaps he were the Antichrist, or some other supremely evil being. One of the first things he'd do is to coopt the mass media so that they would only speak positively about him.

Just for a moment, imagine that this were true, but only a few people were catching on to it, and the truth was slowly leaking out. Where would you get exposed to the truth if Faux News were coopted by the evil one? Where else would you be able to learn the truth?

The fact that there are journalists highly critical of him is a sign that, for the time being, we still have some checks on power. If you get into a situation where there is only positive news, then I would worry.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 03:05 AM

20. Scott Hiltgen, you've just become our nation's symbolic pro-Russian lightening rod.

May your business falter and your betrayal of American Democracy follow you to your grave.

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Response to ffr (Reply #20)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 04:44 AM

23. Get a bunch of stickers/signs made "Better Dead than Red!"

And plaster them around businesses like these

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 04:43 AM

22. Draining the swamp

Looks more like he added to it and made it murkier

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 05:04 AM

24. .......



Most of Trump's support comes from fascistic and authoritarian-loving dead-enders. Of course, they would vigorously deny both descriptors as they fight, metaphorically, to the last person in the metaphorical May 1945 Reichstag.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 06:03 AM

25. He was talking to his counterparts?

"Intelligence sources tell the New York Times that some Trump campaign officials and other associates had repeated contact with Russian intelligence before the election."

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-campaign-team-repeated-contact-with-russian-intelligence-michael-flynn/

In what way was he a "counterpart" when Trump hadn't even been elected?

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 07:02 AM

27. Dictator

These people would welcome a right wing dictatorship, they would welcome an end to the first amendment, they would enjoy locking people away for disagreeing with their guy.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 07:18 AM

28. Why would I expect anything less from someone who supported a person who is a

racist and sexist?

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 08:09 AM

30. He's just regurgitating whatever spin his right-wing media puppet masters have been spreading.

Him, and many others just like him, seem to be incapable of critical thinking. They allow Faux News and their evil counterparts to do all of the thinking for them. Then they walk around like obedient, useful idiots repeating word for word the propaganda that's been drilled into their heads.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 08:22 AM

31. He has accomplished zero.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 08:31 AM

32. These people won't wake up until something affects them personally.

Wait until Scott's health insurance bill comes after they monkey around with Obamacare. It's guaranteed to be sky high.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #32)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 09:37 AM

36. Even that might not work

they'll blame it all on Obama and Obamacare if the rates suddenly increase 30% or more and they get less coverage.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 08:49 AM

33. These people have been brainwashed by Fox News propaganda.

It has been a highly effective tool....We must override their controlling abusive message system.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 09:58 AM

37. If we could go back in time, I am thinking we would find Mr. Hiltgen was not as

forgiving and understanding about what Pres. Clinton went through.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 10:13 AM

38. So Trump has a fan in the office furniture broking business . . .

This is the most credible guy they could find who didn't piss his pants laughing at Trump's 'press conference?'

Yeah, they have bench strength problems.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 10:20 AM

40. 39% of our voting population applaud him. LOLZ

 

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 10:37 AM

41. Where Was the Proof on Obama?

I am pretty certain that the guy in this article was willing to believe every rumor about Obama and his administration. The difference between the Obama Administration and the Trump Administration is that there actually was not any evidence to support the claims made against President Obama and his administration. However, there is ample evidence against the Trump Administration.

First, Mike Flynn did do something wrong. He lied to Vice President Mike Pence about talking about sanctions with the Russian Ambassador. Flynn lied to the FBI, which apparently is a felony. If he had done nothing wrong why did he lie about the conversation he had with the Russian Ambassador. I do believe older people used to tell young people if you did nothing wrong there is no reason to lie. It is also possible that

Second, yes there is a story when someone lies to the Vice President and gets fired as a result. Lying to the Vice President is a big deal. Lying is not a mistake. I am sorry, but you do not just forget what you said to a Russian Ambassador. If in the event you did forget what you said to a Russian Ambassador and then told the Vice President something that turned out to not be true you still need to be fired due to incompetence.

Third, Yes, Flynn was taken down, but not by the media. He was taken down by his own bad behavior. It is amazing how some of these Republicans will downplay the bad behavior of their politicians. Had someone in the Obama Administration discussed sanctions with a foreign official while George W. Bush was still in office people like the guy in this article would have been calling for treason charges to be filed against President Obama. If it had been proven that someone in President Obama's Administration had lied about what was said to a foreign official Republicans would have called for that person to be fired and for Obama to be impeached.

Finally, President Trump has not kept all of his promises. He promised to "drain the swamp". He has done the exact opposite. He has filled the swamp with even more toxic sludge.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:48 PM

47. these are the type of ameriKKKans

totally responsible along with those of the younger generation,taught by them, to perpetuate racial, cultural, gender and hate of anyone not straight, white, male and KKKristian for all the generations that this country has been here peopled with others than the First-americans. They need to be rounded up as they wish others to be and deported back to the countries from which they claim ancestry.That would start a positive process toward peace....

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:53 PM

48. Doesn't our brains shrink

And kind of atrophy? Just thinking out loud. Yeah I'm not a young person anymore, but I'm curious on what our body does as we age. Maybe, not everyone is as curious.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 01:03 PM

49. This isn't news it an anecdote quoting some wet-brains - a 66 year old furniture salesman - now

there is a true bell-weather of American thought. I think Don the Con should be locked-up and that's not newsworthy either.

It would help if the Late Breaking News would list the source, then I would not open useless posts like this one.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:42 PM

50. unbelievable that these morons support a man...

who loathes them.

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:49 PM

51. What does it matter what

supporters think when approval is in the 30s???

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Response to pstokely (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 08:08 PM

53. Completely Uninformed

It is amazing that many of Donald Trump's supporters are so uninformed. I guess that is the result of FOX News and right wing radio. Some of his supporters act as if the economy and the stock market were not growing under President Obama. One of the female supporters said she agreed with Trump taking credit for the rising stock market. The stock market had been rising for years under President Obama.

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