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Old 03-21-2017, 12:37 AM
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That was a funny comment by Trump imo
I wonder why Trump is at 37% despite the economic miracle he has created. He needs to get back to what got him elected, bashing Muslims and Mexicans.
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Old 03-21-2017, 12:43 AM
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I wonder why Trump is at 37% despite the economic miracle he has created. He needs to get back to what got him elected, bashing Muslims and Mexicans.
I could care less actually. He won, bro. It's over.
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Old 03-21-2017, 12:47 AM
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I could care less actually. He won, bro. It's over.
Your last two words are very prophetic. You did compare yourself to Nostradamus.
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Old 03-21-2017, 01:18 AM
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totally missed the context of Trump's "joke" somehow
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Among them was an assertion by Andrew Napolitano, a Fox News commentator, that Mr. Obama had used Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters, the agency known as the GCHQ, to spy on Mr. Trump. In response to Mr. Spicer, the agency quickly denied it as “nonsense” and “utterly ridiculous,” while British officials contacted American counterparts to complain.

“We said nothing,” Mr. Trump told a German reporter who asked about the matter at a news conference with Ms. Merkel. “All we did was quote a certain very talented legal mind who was the one responsible for saying that on television. I didn’t make an opinion on it.” He added: “You shouldn’t be talking to me. You should be talking to Fox.”
wtf is wrong with these people.
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Your last two words are very prophetic. You did compare yourself to Nostradamus.
I am Nostradamus without that vague candy azz quatraine chit imo
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totally missed the context of Trump's "joke" somehow


wtf is wrong with these people.
Reminds me of Mad King George. Prolly end in a similar fashion.
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Old 03-21-2017, 08:36 AM
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totally missed the context of Trump's "joke" somehow


wtf is wrong with these people.
It was a great joke
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I wonder why Trump is at 37% despite the economic miracle he has created. He needs to get back to what got him elected, bashing Muslims and Mexicans.
Change annoys people. I wanted a Hillary win so I wouldn't deal with turmoil.

It makes sense that someone who comes in and makes great change will be unpopular, IMO.
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Old 03-21-2017, 09:57 AM
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Change annoys people. I wanted a Hillary win so I wouldn't deal with turmoil.

It makes sense that someone who comes in and makes great change will be unpopular, IMO.
Well, when the change is "cut benefits for the general population, cut taxes, regulations, and give billions in handouts to your richest donors", yes.
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When I google 538, one of the top hits is a piece from the Huffington Post from the day before the election criticizing 538 for thinking Trump had a decent chance of winning, as both their model and the NY Times model had a 99% + chance of a Clinton win. So way more accurate than their competitors.
In fact, for much of the fall, 538 had the same probably of Cleveland winning the WS as HRC winning the election. 2:1. Which really freaked me out at the time (rightfully so, apparently.)
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