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Mon Aug 31, 2015, 10:43 PM

111. Duplicate Duh Donald!

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The GOP Clown Car occupants have become so desperate to say things which will titillate the base and are too stupid for the national media to ignore that even a DU admin noticed. But what's causing it? Well, it's been working for Donald Trump, so the way to duplicate The Donald's kind of poll numbers and media attention must be to Duplicate Duh Donald!

Christie is currently in undisputed possession of eleventh place in the polls, putting him in danger of missing the CNN Sept. 16 debate as a headliner. It therefore shouldn't come as a surprise that he's been Duplicating Duh Donald like, well, crazy...but it does anyhow:

NJ.com: You've heard it again and again in this wacky summer of Republican presidential politics: Chris Christie is the one who should be the leading plain-talking, outside-the-box, in-your-face, I'm-not-your-typical-Washington-politician candidate. But instead...that title has gone to the ever-controversial Donald Trump.

A focus group of Trump supporters...showed that while two-thirds of the panel's members agree Christie "tells it like it is," just about as many say it's the real estate mogul who's the "only person running for president who tells it like it is."

But all's fair in love, war...and campaign slogans. Christie released a new TV ad last week in which the governor closes by intoning: "Let's make America a leader again." Sound familiar? It's essentially a retooling of the campaign slogan "Make America Great Again" uttered repeatedly this summer by -- yep -- Donald Trump.


Okay, slogan duplicating accomplished. All Christie has to do now is say something "ever controversial" that will bust right through the Trump clutter:

NY Times: Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said...that if he were elected president he would combat illegal immigration by...ask(ing) the chief executive of FedEx, Frederick W. Smith, to devise (a) tracking system.

“At any moment, FedEx can tell you where (a) package is: It’s on the truck. It’s at the station. It’s on the airplane,” Mr. Christie told the crowd in Laconia, N.H. “Yet we let people come to this country with visas, and the minute they come in, we lose track of them.”

He said 40 percent of illegal immigrants are allowed into the United States legally with a visa and then stay longer than their visa allows. “However long your visa is, then we...tap you on the shoulder and say, ‘Excuse me. Thanks for coming. Time to go.’”

First, of all, it's Sprint, not FedEx, that Christie should be talking to about implementing his plan:



Secondly, where would the tracking mechanism be installed? If it's on the visa itself, that raises the problem of the visa not always being where the visa holder is. The only alternative is to attach the tracking mechanism to the visa holder, like that movie Logan's Run:



Or something could be tattooed on, like what was done to Holocaust prisoners.

So far, FedEx has declined comment...for some reason...More


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