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No, it is not funny at all.
originally posted by: Willtell
Sexual assault allegations against Trump resurface as Super Tuesday nears
In a $125m lawsuit she later dropped, the woman accused Donald Trump of ‘outrageous conduct’ – and says now that she stands by her allegations
Their coming after Trump
Yesterday his taxes, now the past indiscretions or anything they could drum up to take him down will come out.
Trump will be deluged with bad publicity
originally posted by: TrueBrit
a reply to: combatmaster
No, it is not funny at all. The fact that the man has gotten where he has in this election race is evidence of only a select few things, and none of them are humorous in the least. Downright depressing perhaps, utterly awful for the western world in general (and before any selfish, egotistical, narrow minded clod hopper comes to try to tell me that it's an American issue, for Americans, I will get to you, so cool your jets), and may just be the most disastrous thing that could ever have come to pass, assuming the gas filled pile of arses which is Donald Trump gains power.
Now, to those who would furiously rattle sabres at me for daring to comment from a geopolitical perspective on the election of this man, let me say this. It is precisely the sort of ignorance which renders a person capable of ignoring the wider political implications for the world, of a particular nominee getting elected, which ought to highlight exactly what is wrong with a Trump presidency. For all the waffle about America being the greatest, and all the Stars and Stripes for ever, rah rah crap I have been exposed to by Trumps supporters over the last God knows how long now, the reality of every election in America, is that because of the scope and reach of the nations power base, what happens in America, does not stay there. Not in the least.
Let's ignore what the markets do in response, because the bastards running THAT shell game are no better than they ought to be, and have their own reasons for everything. Let's start with the simple stuff. Regulation of companies. Trump is not a man in favour of that. He is pro business to the same degree as Michael Jordan was anti-gravity. Trump will allow anything that makes more money than it costs, to go ahead. He does not give a tuppeny damn about the environment, sustainability, ethical operation, or any of that jazz, and he will let industries do damage to the sea, the earth, and the air, in whatever quantity they need to, in order to rake in more money. This will damage the world, all of it, not just America, with its precious borders, which its mistakes and their effects will have no respect for.
And geopolitically, the man is not a patient one, or a particularly intelligent one either. These are not a good mixture of failings in a statesman, because it takes an awful lot of smarts and decorum to sit up at table with leaders of other nations, without causing an international incident, one into which Americas allies would ordinarily follow. So he could drag the western world into total war with someone else, but that's fine, because Americans do not need to consider others when voting. Only themselves, their needs, their rights, their precious borders, their precious, inalienable right to choose their own path.
If Trump is the choice of the people, then America will have to remember that where their right to choose ends, is at the place where the rest of this planets populations rights begin. I will tell you another thing for free. While you laugh, and jest at how everyone is loosing their minds about this situation, American people had better be ready to reign their pet idiot and the ferret living on his skull in, if he starts buggering up the planet for the rest of us, because much as the American people are worthy of the respect of the rest of the world for many reasons, not one nation on this Earth would be well advised to just put up with whatever crap that buffoon you call a candidate will inevitably leave on our doorsteps on your behalf.
originally posted by: DexterRiley
a reply to: TrueBrit
No, it is not funny at all.
Correct. But it is entertaining. At least it is to many of Trump's supporters. I believe that a lot of Americans are looking at Trump's campaign for president as "The Apprentice 2.0." It's just a big reality tv show to them.
A great many Americans are so disconnected from politics and world events that they cannot comprehend how dangerous a Trump presidency actually could be.
Exactly HOW dangerous could it actually be?
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: HoldMyBeer
At this point I'm resigned to believe that it's up to the Democrats to beat him. The GOP has imploded on itself apparently. The two other candidate with a shot are taking from each others' votes and are too egotistical to realize that if one of them dropped out, the other would have a shot at taking Trump out. But nah, that would require one of them to have some humility. Fat chance.
originally posted by: MystikMushroom
The country is continually becoming more liberal as time goes on. If a Republican didn't win in 2012, they have even less of a chance in 2016. As more and more younger, tech-savvy and internet connected youth reach voting age...these new voters are more globally aware than their parents.