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originally posted by: Phage
No it won't.
Being the president is going to cut into his finances fast and that is life.
But now he's "The Most Powerful Man in the World." Now everybody has to do what he says on top of being filthy rich.
originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss
a reply to: grey580
In terms of the people whom pay millions into campaigns, no doubt about that point not in the slightest.
But all this election obsessionism about Trump's narcissism (as if Hillary's was any different), got me thinking about legacy. I had already recalled my old theory, that certain leaders in history... back in the days when they used to compare Bush to Hitler all the time, I used to posit that people like Hitler probably realized that to be immortalized in history, you could go the route of Jesus, Gandhi, MLK (which generally gets you assassinated), or you can go out as the most ultimate evil route like Hitler, Stalin, Amin.
And then one of these TV Trump documentaries I watched painted this picture that Trump's been workering towards being POTUS his whole life basically, especially since his days working on Reagan's campaign (where he picked up his campaign slogan), affirmed for me this legacy theory. Driven by this most Americana value of success.
So here we had Hillary, hell bent on being the first woman POTUS, by any means necessary, while already having left a trail of war crimes in her wake (Lybia,Syria, Arab Spring, etc), and being into all the most ruthless crooked shi'ite ever. Selling out America to the Globalists. Etc. A long family history of scandal, treachery and treason.
And then we had Trump, also obsessed with image, and hyper-ambitious, like Hillary, but his was an entirely different complex. Large family. Big family brand. In inherent appeal to leave a positive legacy there. A life of glamor, flashing lights, and gold. You hear in his words, constant usage of bits such as "greatest", "fabulous", etc. The entire foundation of his legacy built on leaving memorable glamorous landmarks. Now he wants to save America from the drug cartels with 'the greatest wall ever'.
If i were a betting man I'd wager Trump wants to go the good route, despite all the over the top spin the MSM puts on all his words. Hillary, willing to mass murder her way to the top, having a well known history of her ambition only being matched by her ruthlessness, perhaps she preferred not to got eh route of Hitler, perhaps being immortalized wasn't her only goal, but in her in that case, her obsession with ultimate power I'd have to wager her as being the one up for Immortalization via being the Most Evil.
I've had a file started on this, supposed to be an OP, from months ago. Sometimes it takes discussion to finally get me to dig in and type stuff up...
originally posted by: c2oden
We know it's not about money.
Is it about power? Could be.
Is it that he didn't like what he was seeing and decided to try to do something about it?