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Donald Trump 101

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posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 10:48 PM
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This is 2015 article I ran across in early 2016. It made a lot of sense then so I shared it from time to time. I got some positive replies but nothing like after the election was over. The insight this guy had along with the read on trumps character is stunning. Short article well worth reading .


Here are my two favorite .


1. Make people underestimate you.

Making yourself seem smart is easy. Read lots of books, learn to speak eloquently, dress well -- if you look and act the part, most people will take you at face value. But tricking smart people into thinking you’re an imbecile, even though you’re secretly brilliant -- now, that’s hard.


Why would anyone want to do this? Because it gives them a rather useful advantage over their opponents, and Trump is a strategist at heart. He knows that if his opponents don’t take him seriously, all sorts of great things can happen: they may not prepare as well for debates, work as hard to win certain states or pay attention to what they’re saying as carefully as they should.

Takeaway: What looks like a mistake may be nothing but a feint, and if your opponent fails to keep their guard up because they don’t see you as a threat, you can mop the floor with them before they know what hit them.


He hit a trifecta on that one .




3. Be polarizing.

Did you know that Howard Stern is worth somewhere north of $500 million? Do you know how he made that money? By pissing lots of people off. Advertisers pay based on the number of viewers or listeners for a show, and Stern learned early on that the people who hated him actually listened to his show more than his fans.

Trump is no stranger to show business, and he understands this principle well. If you try to please everyone, you please no one. But if you try to please a specific group of people, you will absolutely make others angry, and that can be surprisingly good for business.

Takeaway: Taking a stance that will make some people angry is great -- it gets you more attention, more press coverage and more fans (or in Trump's case, voters).


Hit the nail on the head on that one too .

By the way I'm dyslexic please pardon the grammar .


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posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 10:55 PM
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I love it, and if accurate me and the POTUS are actually more mentally aligned than I realized. Donald Trump is an amazing person to me.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:04 PM
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a reply to: 14377

So, what it really boils down to is whether folks view Trump as intelligent design or random mutation? This article will trigger the Trump hater-bots to laugh at the suggestion Trump is in any way intelligent, and that either his dad or Obama are to blame for every ounce of his success to date.........further announcing their brainwashing for all to see.




posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:07 PM
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a reply to: worldstarcountry

I think Kimberly Guilfoyle said this but I'm not sure .

" i'd rather have a successful jerk, than a unsuccessful nice guy "



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:10 PM
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I always find it amusing that the left says Trump is an idiot but then they turn around and claim he is some international spy secret agent doing deals with Russia...



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:13 PM
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a reply to: Sublimecraft

Then we can refer them to point number one . Lol



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:21 PM
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Translation:

Keep them in a comfort zone with your fence around it.

"zi strategi iz vvorking"



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:28 PM
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So if this is all true, if this is how Trump goes about ''winning'', and I can admit that that is a possibility, that if this is so, the only question left is one that is also simple.

Who is he doing if for. If he is that smart, that good an actor, that accomplished a con man, a kind of character you all applaud for his skill at trolling people pulling the wool over their eyes, the all encompassing manipulating liar you all take him to be,,,,,,,,,,Why are you so gleefully positive that he has not taken you all in as well.

All you need to do is ask yourself. Is he doing it for you, or himself. You think him your friend, your champion, fine.
However you need to look closely at all the others who have gone out and backed him. The higher ups.
One after another they have worked with him until they disagree and BOOM, they are gone or ridiculed. We all know the list. He goes from saying he loves some one to tossing them away as soon as they show anything but loyalty.

What makes you think that he will not do the same with you as soon as it is too late for you to do anything about it.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:35 PM
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a reply to: TerryMcGuire

Keep in mind:

over-thinking + over-analyzing + poor-planning has brought down whole Empires.

🕛🕕🕛



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:35 PM
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a reply to: TerryMcGuire
Like everyone else in existence, ultimately he is looking out for numero uno, himself. However, he has a job to do. And he is doing that job, which works for us collectively and many of us directly.

Like, when people donate goods, services and money they are doing it for others. But when they claim it on their taxes for some additional write-offs/credit they are looking out for themselves.

I can make decisions and take actions with myself in mind ultimately, but if they benefit others, I can play off that even more. See what Im saying??



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:42 PM
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a reply to: TerryMcGuire

I kind of doubt he would do it personally to me.

The other thing you said was "who is he doing it for" .

Guess I'm supposed to say us?



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:46 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

So you prefer to not think at all? That is what your reply sounds like to me. Can you answer that simple question xu?
Why are you so sure he has not suckered you in as well.



posted on Aug, 27 2018 @ 11:51 PM
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originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
a reply to: xuenchen

So you prefer to not think at all? That is what your reply sounds like to me. Can you answer that simple question xu?
Why are you so sure he has not suckered you in as well.



Great example.


"_______"



posted on Aug, 28 2018 @ 12:11 AM
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a reply to: worldstarcountry

Yes I do. I see it.

I see it in everyday life, I see it in me. Yet that basic drive can be tempered depending upon the mental stability of the individual. The need to balance, to not place to much emphasis on the ''me'' I completely question the mental stability of Trump.



posted on Aug, 28 2018 @ 12:13 AM
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originally posted by: 14377
a reply to: TerryMcGuire

I kind of doubt he would do it personally to me.

The other thing you said was "who is he doing it for" .

Guess I'm supposed to say us?


I don't know what you think you are suppose to say.



posted on Aug, 28 2018 @ 12:20 AM
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originally posted by: xuenchen

originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
a reply to: xuenchen

So you prefer to not think at all? That is what your reply sounds like to me. Can you answer that simple question xu?
Why are you so sure he has not suckered you in as well.



Great example.


"_______"


No, that is not a great example. It is an indecipherable example posted by a member who will not answer a simple question.



posted on Aug, 28 2018 @ 12:37 AM
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a reply to: TerryMcGuire

I guess the saying " its easier to fool a person than it is to convince them they have been fooled ", is somewhat relative.



posted on Aug, 28 2018 @ 01:00 AM
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a reply to: Edumakated

YES! This one I love. He cannot tie his shoes but somehow he can secretly coordinate Russian Collusion while his own government was spying on him during his election.

I have said since he started to run if they would actually read the Art of the Deal they would do better than they are now. Right now they are minnows in a shark tank...
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posted on Aug, 28 2018 @ 03:29 AM
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originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
So if this is all true, if this is how Trump goes about ''winning'', and I can admit that that is a possibility, that if this is so, the only question left is one that is also simple.

Who is he doing if for.


I think the answer is also very simple. In my opinion his ego is his motivation. He wants to be known as the best president ever. I have no problem with that. I hope he succeeds.



posted on Aug, 28 2018 @ 04:51 AM
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a reply to: 14377

I've been saying the same thing ever since Trump started campaigning. And I've watched it pay off. No one has had the deep state in this much turmoil and confusion since JFK. Trump is literally a master at such manipulation... just look at the people trying desperately to berate him. Even when presented with the truth of how they are being manipulated, they deny it! Why? Because the mastermind of Russian collusion, the man who soundly defeated the great Hillary Clinton, the undefeatable candidate, despite all the advantages and dirty tricks she could muster, isn't capable of original thought.

The tweets are literally a stroke of genius. Not only do they play to his base, but they trigger his enemies to the point they trip over themselves trying to trip up Trump. He controls the news cycle; he decides who the next jester will be, he determines the agendas... using 140 (or did they change it to 280?) characters.

Let's face facts here: Donald Trump is not a nice guy. He's a manipulator and a user. He does have his own best interests at heart. It just so happens that his actions so far indicate those best interests align with mine. The words? Nothing but bait to trick his opponents. The actions are much harder to fake.

I do love to watch a professional work...

TheRedneck




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