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originally posted by: Gryphon66
It finally dawned on me this morning ... I've been mistaken about President Donald J. Trump.
Allow me to explain ...
Yes, Mr. Trump is a self-centered, bumbling buffoon. Yes, he is the epitome of almost everything that is wrong with American culture, a man who has been blatantly dishonest, unfaithful, arrogant and dumb ... YET he has been incredibly successful financially.
He has dredged up all the foulness that has coated the American underbelly ... racism, sexism, vapid exceptionalism, etc.
He glorifies shallowness of thought, ignorance and petulant impulsiveness ...
Pick something unfortunate about modern American culture ... and you'll find that in one way or another, DJT embodies it ...
... and this bungling boob is now the most powerful man in the world.
You know what? It's glorious.
Trump has inverted our diplomacy, destroyed the Presidency and probably the last century of American world-building.
Face it, the world we all grew up in was dying a plodding death, gagging on its own inertia, slurping up its own metastasized remnant ideas, regurgitating roccoco replays and still starving for any real innovation, any authentic change ...
Here is my grand epiphany ... there is proably no other person alive that is so blindly egocentric that they could bring the unmitigated CHAOS to the world stage that Trump is bringing and that this world needed SO badly, desperately, achingly.
CHAOS can be terrifying to live through ... but it is also the source of all creation.
Welcome to the Jungle.
originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
a reply to: Gryphon66
I've mentioned before that I am just shy of an anarchist. Im seeing the value in some controlled burns, if nothing else.
But that is what he was elected for....to turn over the table. For good or bad.
originally posted by: Baddogma
He IS an accurate reflection of the grafty mess we Americans are (I was going to say "have become" but amended it to "are" for accuracy).
He isn't as bad as some think, and is nothing like his more ardent cultists believe, but IS a walking lesson in morality for the more thoughtful among us ... all 23 of them.
I am leaning towards Him being a manifestation of the collective guilt over our country's straying from it's ideals over the last couple centuries...
Have a great day okay. Praise Trump and Kim and Putin, and is there still a Castro alive?
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: CriticalStinker
I've gone past trying to discuss all the Trump-Hate.
I now just laugh at it.
If Trump came out as pro-gravity, the left would just float away.
originally posted by: jjkenobi
It was 100% predictable once all the Russia and other nonsense came up empty with Trump they'd be back to the "he's crazy" or "he's mentally ill" bull@#$@#.