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Donald Trump A Bigly Winning President https www…

Donald Trump: A Bigly Winning President
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this whole it’s because of behavior x…

this whole “it’s because of [behavior x] like yours that Trump won” rhetoric actually goes back a little. It follows a pattern of other similar conservative rhetoric. The most recent in my memory happened mid-campaign cycle, maybe early October? It went like this:

A: Well this recent incident is very shameful because it’s not a democratic procedure.. blabla..
B: America is not a Democracy!
A: What?
B: America is not a Democracy, dumbass. It’s a republic.

The funny thing is that stating that the U.S. is a representative republic doesn’t refute the original argument being made. It does go just a tiny bit further into detail about government types and is a splashy way of appearing to break your opponent’s argument, (because “the U.S. state is a democracy” is easy to sell rhetoric) when in reality there’s no substance beyond the initial shock factor.

I think there’s some similitude – maybe a simplified version? To the now classic conservative framework of first refuting the point by choosing words that anger progressives so much that leave them stupefied, but that at the same time energize the base, then moving to frame the issue as originally planned.

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I’d like to thank Moises Park for introducing…

I’d like to thank Moises Park for introducing me to this great show.

Make Donald http://donaldjdrumpf.com/ Again

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Umm so there are some people who think…

Umm so there are some people who think the US has fallen deeply into evil and Drumpf is the Angel of Death who will cleanse it with fire and deliver us from our sins.

#578: I thought  I Knew You
This week, stories of people who are feeling the ground shift underneath them when people they are close to change. Including conservative radio host Tony Beam in South Carolina who is completely baffled by the candidate his audience has decided to get behind this election season.

  • Published: 1/31/16 4:00:00 PM