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He informs, insults, incites and triggers in only 280 characters...or less

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posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:16 PM
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Like it or not, the POTUS likes to use Twitter. Now, Obama was the first and of course was heralded in as a new acceptance of technology and transparency. It was in the end neither to me but to many it was a way to be in touch, on a human level, with the president whether it was a tweet about the country, the final four or being on a late night TV show. No one seemed to mind. over 15k tweets....

Read this....they compare him to Kennedy and FDR...



The topic of Barack Obama's usage of social media in his political campaigns, including podcasting, Twitter, Myspace, Facebook, and YouTube has been compared to the adoption of radio, television, MTV, and the Internet in slingshotting his presidential campaign to success and as thus has elicited much scholarly inquiry.In the 2008 presidential campaign, Obama had more "friends" on Facebook and Myspace and more "followers" on Twitter than his opponent John McCain.

Obama's usage of the wider Internet has often since been compared to Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy's adaption of the Radio and Television mediums respectively in the history of communication between the White House and the American Public.


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Obama has used Twitter to promote legislation and support for his policies.[14][15] He has been the subject of various controversies on Twitter.[16] Obama is also the subject of various debates on Twitter.[17][18] He had also used his account to respond to the public regarding the economy and employment.[19][20] Based on its rate of adoption, Twitter will have a complementary role to other communication efforts that is more significant in Obama's 2012 presidential campaign than in prior elections.[21]


There were plenty of battles on Twitter and some things he posted against law enforcement,etc as well as supporting specific people that were pretty bad.

Enter Donald J Trump. Take a look at his write up....look at all of the specifics for Twitter.

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The first thing the Wiki talks about is Insults...



A January 2016 review found that one in every eight Trump Twitter posts "was a personal insult of some kind".] As of November 2017, Trump had insulted 394 people, places, and things on Twitter, ranging from politicians to journalists and news outlets to countries.

On occasion, Trump has targeted private citizens in this manner. A 2015 Trump tweet against an 18-year-old college student who had challenged him at a New Hampshire political forum led to a wave of online harassment against her.

In December 2016, then-president-elect Trump responded to criticism from the president of United Steelworkers Local 1999 in Indiana by tweeting that the local union leader "has done a terrible job representing workers";the union president received threatening phone calls afterward.

Reached for comment, he suggested Trump "needs to worry about getting his Cabinet filled, and leave me the hell alone". Several catchphrases used by Trump on Twitter have become well-known, particularly his frequent use of "Sad!" He typically gives opponents nicknames such as "Lyin' Ted", "Little Marco" and "Crooked Hillary", and describes reports critical of him as "fake news".


Informs - He can fire off a tweet at 5 AM and it is the lead story till noon. He tweets one off at noon and it is the lead story till the late news and the cycle starts again. Now, in this time is where the 'fake' news comes into play also. The media reports it at 10 AM and retracts its 'take on the subject' during the late news or on a non-promoted page on their website or buried in another article. The damage is already done though. The 'tweets' are also pretty funny sometimes and a different take on what a politician should be. Why can a politician not say what is one their mind. A year in and we are all still here.

Incites - Less than 280 characters and he can make newspeople cry. He can make Senators call him names reserved for late night movies. He causes the millennial/SJW/#resist/BLM go crazy. Literally. Screaming in the streets. Why is it though it is not inciting violence? For all the media and politicians talk about how bad it is it is not. It is his right to say what he wants just as it is the press's right to report it.

Triggers - See above but this one is about the members in here. I laugh at the threads were people are freaking out because he tweeted he did not like someone or that a foreign leader is wrong or a sports player is a wimp. The masters of deflection that feel anything Trump says is oppressive and unwarranted.

Grow up and get over yourselves. Think about this. 280 characters. That is all it takes now to make people go completely bat# and you all still call him dumb? He is so far in your head he will never leave.






posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:22 PM
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I'm glad the president saying something stupid in public is still a big deal. When that ends, we'll be that much closer to accepting even more idiocy in our "rulers" as a normal thing.

Nothing good comes from moving in that direction.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:32 PM
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Since they catalog all of his dumb-ass tweets as official Presidential words, could it be possible that by the end - Trump will be the most prolific writer* of all the previous presidents?

Scary.

* Tweet-Grunter




edit on 2-1-2018 by EmmanuelGoldstein because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:36 PM
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a reply to: EmmanuelGoldstein
I wonder how voluminous those memoirs will be? Better yet, what kind of clever witty title will the first edition have?



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:36 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs

That's not a winning strategy in politics.

1. You have to deal with the boy who cried wolf syndrome.

People won't take you seriously when your accusations and threats go nowhere time and time again.

2. You're hurting your country's credibility by acting childish in front of the world.

Politics is a popularity contest. When you do things that no one wants, your popularity falls.

3. Words are dangerous weapons.

One of these days Trump may push an enemy past the breaking point, and things could go haywire.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:42 PM
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a reply to: worldstarcountry

Trumps Big Coveffee Table Book of Sad



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:45 PM
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1. You have to deal with the boy who cried wolf syndrome. People won't take you seriously when your accusations and threats go nowhere time and time again. He is in no way crying wolf about anything.

2. You're hurting your country's credibility by acting childish in front of the world. Credibility? With who? Politics as a popularity contest gets nothing done.


3. Words are dangerous weapons. Yes they are. When you draw a line in the stand you should be ready to enforce it.

One of these days Trump may push an enemy past the breaking point, and things could go haywire. Who? The only country we should have any fear of we are colluding with remember?
edit on Janpm31pmf0000002018-01-02T21:46:19-06:000919 by matafuchs because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:48 PM
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The topic of Barack Obama's usage of social media in his political campaigns, including podcasting, Twitter, Myspace, Facebook, and YouTube has been compared to the adoption of radio, television, MTV, and the Internet in slingshotting his presidential campaign to success and as thus has elicited much scholarly inquiry.In the 2008 presidential campaign, Obama had more "friends" on Facebook and Myspace and more "followers" on Twitter than his opponent John McCain.

Obama's usage of the wider Internet has often since been compared to Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy's adaption of the Radio and Television mediums respectively in the history of communication between the White House and the American Public.


Ron Paul did all that first.




posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:51 PM
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originally posted by: worldstarcountry
a reply to: EmmanuelGoldstein
I wonder how voluminous those memoirs will be? Better yet, what kind of clever witty title will the first edition have?


"I HAPPENED"

Donald J Trump



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:52 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs

Are you saying you are proud to have a childish bully, who cannot act professionally let alone resemble an actual leader running his mouth off everytime he gets upset?



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:53 PM
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a reply to: EmmanuelGoldstein
I do like the idea and expect covfefe to be included in this title. But the rest of it needs to be reworked.
How about "Covfefe, How One Man's Gospel Changed the World forever!" I like that better.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:55 PM
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Sadly, a vast majority of people will think and believe whatever the msm tells them to.

I have no problem with any potus using social media to directly communicate.

It is nice getting their words unfiltered and without spin, for better or worse.
edit on 2-1-2018 by Illumimasontruth because: Cheese balls.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:55 PM
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It is a thing of beauty to behold, a marvel of our times, the humble tweet dominates the chess board.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:56 PM
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a reply to: hopenotfeariswhatweneed

No I am showing how easy it is to trigger someone with just a few characters.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 09:56 PM
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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: matafuchs

Are you saying you are proud to have a childish bully, who cannot act professionally let alone resemble an actual leader running his mouth off everytime he gets upset?



I`m proud that he can type 280 characters or less and control what MSM devotes many hours or days of their airtime to.
when you control people`s emotions you own them.

he is the king troll of social media and MSM.

edit on 2-1-2018 by bluechevytree because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 10:01 PM
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originally posted by: bluechevytree

originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: matafuchs

Are you saying you are proud to have a childish bully, who cannot act professionally let alone resemble an actual leader running his mouth off everytime he gets upset?



I`m proud that he can type 280 characters or less and control what MSM devotes many hours or days of their airtime to.
when you control people`s emotions you own them.

he is the king troll of social media and MSM.





He certainly is a troll there is no disputing that detail.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 10:02 PM
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a reply to: matafuchs

As a liberal, I'd rather have Trump than Pence. At least Trump is a social liberal.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 10:02 PM
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originally posted by: worldstarcountry
a reply to: EmmanuelGoldstein
I wonder how voluminous those memoirs will be? Better yet, what kind of clever witty title will the first edition have?


I guess it could also just have a pic of a millennial on the front too, or a SJW with a vagina hat on. Maybe even just a picture of Hillary....Now that would be funny.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 10:03 PM
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originally posted by: TinfoilTP
It is a thing of beauty to behold, a marvel of our times, the humble tweet dominates the chess board.


That and the Koch brothers buying every red state legislator with their Big Oil money.



posted on Jan, 2 2018 @ 10:06 PM
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originally posted by: underwerks
I'm glad the president saying something stupid in public is still a big deal. When that ends, we'll be that much closer to accepting even more idiocy in our "rulers" as a normal thing.

Nothing good comes from moving in that direction.


Conservatives where trying to tell that to the liberals for the previous 8 years, but you got what you wanted. Now it doesn't seem like you like it as much.



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