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Old 25th January 2016, 07:42 AM
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There is.

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Old 29th January 2016, 08:34 AM
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Well here I am at a cafe I a fairly small Qld. country town and there's a guy with a "trump let's make America great again" t -shirt.
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Old 29th January 2016, 11:07 AM
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Well here I am at a cafe I a fairly small Qld. country town and there's a guy with a "trump let's make America great again" t -shirt.
Must be being worn in irony.

Must be.

But, I never thought he would get this far though, so what the fuck do I know.
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Old 29th January 2016, 02:56 PM
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SMH says "long and strange". It's much worse than that .


It's the shocking history of Trump's misogyny towards Megyn Kelly -

The long, strange history of the Donald Trump-Megyn Kelly feud



The Huff Post nails it -

Donald Trump Is Giving America Permission To Hate Women
When misogyny is amplified at the highest levels of our political system, it becomes legitimized
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Old 29th January 2016, 03:05 PM
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Chaos grips Republican primary race as party loses control of process

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The Republican Party's primary race has spun into surreality just days before the crucial first contest of the season, the Iowa caucuses.

The race was already in bizarre territory as it was, with rank outsider Donald Trump in the lead challenged only by Ted Cruz, a freshman senator who is widely loathed by his colleagues in DC, and establishment favourites like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, battling to even stay relevant.

It got even weirder on Wednesday when Mr Trump pulled out of the debate that Fox News was to host in Des Moines on Thursday night.

Adding to the chaos, Mr Trump is now openly feuding with Fox, the network most closely associated with his party.

Rather than attend the debate Mr Trump is to host his own event ...

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But that has not stopped two other candidates – Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum – from ditching the party-sanctioned second-tier debate and joining Mr Trump at his event.

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The debacle is simply more evidence that the party has lost control of its own primaries. The party's establishment believes Mr Trump might lead them to oblivion, just as it is sure it cannot work with Senator Cruz ...

And it also reveals something about the place of Fox News.

Since at least the turn of the century no serious Republican candidate has dared cross Fox.

Meanwhile, the network ... has carefully nurtured the fiction that it is an outsider to what it calls "the mainstream media" despite constantly dominating cable news ratings.

On Wednesday night, Mr Trump not only turned his back on Fox, he punctured that conceit, casting the network as representative of the media elite. And his legion of followers so far seems to agree, and many believe that even in his absence he will dominate Thursday night's proceedings.
Just look at this promo (Pic from SMH article linked above). Could God be voting Trump?! FFS.
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Old 29th January 2016, 03:08 PM
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I wonder if this is a conscious political tactic or simply a true reflection of Trumps' attitude. I suspect the later. However it wouldn't surprise me if it was the former! But to what end? If Trump was the GOP nominee I wonder who he would rather face, Clinton or Sanders (feel the Bern )
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Just look at this promo (Pic from SMH article linked above). Could God be voting Trump?! FFS.
The intelligence of the demographic Trump appeals to is all too clear.
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Just look at this promo (Pic from SMH article linked above). Could God be voting Trump?! FFS.
The intelligence of the demographic Trump appeals to is all too clear.
ie: zero intelligence?
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That much? I was overestimating their capabilities!
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ie: zero intelligence?

That much? I was overestimating their capabilities!
No worries, I stand corrected.

Somewhere south of absolute zero, then.

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