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Fri Sep 30, 2016, 09:49 PM

Republicans fear Trump is playing into Clinton’s hands by lashing out on infidelity and impeachment

The airwaves and newspaper headlines were filled with talk of infidelity and impeachment. When the votes were counted, the result was a shock: For only the second time since the Civil War, the president’s party had gained seats in the House of Representatives.

Republicans learned a lesson. “It was a huge blunder,” said Scott Reed, a GOP strategist, recalling the party’s 1998 midterm debacle and the sympathy the attacks on Bill Clinton engendered for the president and then-First Lady Hillary Clinton.

So it is inexplicable to Reed and many other Republicans that Donald Trump is seeking to recover from his stumbling debate performance by dredging up Bill Clinton’s womanizing and escalating his attacks on a former Miss Universe whose transgression, Trump suggests, was putting on a few pounds.

In a predawn barrage unleashed Friday on Twitter, Trump made an unsubstantiated charge that Alicia Machado, the 1996 pageant winner, had performed in a sex tape. He also asserted that Hillary Clinton helped Machado become a U.S. citizen just so the Democratic presidential nominee could cite the former beauty queen's past difficulties with Trump in an attack during Monday night’s debate.

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-20160930-snap-htmlstory.html

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Reply Republicans fear Trump is playing into Clinton’s hands by lashing out on infidelity and impeachment (Original post)
Zorro Sep 2016 OP
uppityperson Sep 2016 #1
emulatorloo Sep 2016 #2
Zambero Sep 2016 #3
Midnight Writer Oct 2016 #4
gwheezie Oct 2016 #5
MrScorpio Oct 2016 #6
Metro135 Oct 2016 #7

Response to Zorro (Original post)

Fri Sep 30, 2016, 10:06 PM

1. Well, duh

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Response to uppityperson (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 30, 2016, 11:23 PM

2. Yup

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Fri Sep 30, 2016, 11:27 PM

3. Fear not, Republicans

There is no need to fear what is already underway. What you are witnessing is indeed real. Panic yes, but fear no.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Sat Oct 1, 2016, 12:59 AM

4. No, No, Republicans. It is all good. Keep up the good fight. Please.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Sat Oct 1, 2016, 01:05 AM

5. The orange tinged blowfish

Takes the bait again.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Sat Oct 1, 2016, 06:31 AM

6. That's not a bug with Republicans, it's a feature

It's highly unlikely that the Clintons would be around this long, dealing with GOPr bullshit and not know how to play them against themselves.

Wingers can't help looking like fools.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Sun Oct 2, 2016, 11:27 AM

7. Inexplicable

"So it is inexplicable to Reed and many other Republicans that Donald Trump is seeking to recover from his stumbling debate performance by dredging up Bill Clinton’s womanizing and escalating his attacks on a former Miss Universe whose transgression, Trump suggests, was putting on a few pounds."

Inexplicable? Don't they realize that this man is NUTS?

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