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  • tbergstbergs Posts: 6,034
    edited March 2018
    dignin said:
    tbergs said:
    dignin said:
    Stormy Daniels takes polygraph and passes, confirming affair with Trump in July 2006. Wonder when Melania will stick a high heel in his eye?
    Please, no one take this as being in support of Trump, but polygraphs are unreliable and proof of nothing at all. 
    I agree, polygraphs are a complete sham.

    Depends on who is administering it and the line of questioning. They can definitely be manipulated, but when given correctly, I would fully trust the result, unless you're dealing with a sociopath. 
    This may change your mind.

    Anyone can beat them.

    https://www.thisamericanlife.org/618/mr-lie-detector

    http://polygraph.com/
    I've listened to that one. Found it very interesting. I was in a hurry when I responded, so I didn't elaborate, but the polygraph is only one tool when assessing truth. In person interview, physical evidence, background check and character reference checks are all necessary if the person administering the polygraph is really looking to get accurate answers and results. Like I said, they can and can't be trusted which is why they are not admissible in court.

    I hate to even say it, but without going into detail, I have been on the receiving end of what I would call a false/positive polygraph, so I understand the process, how it is conducted and the way questions can be rephrased. It's a lot like the psychological assessments (i.e. MMPI) in that it can fuck with your head, but for the most part get down to who you really are, not just who you project yourself to be. If you have a moral compass and are struggling with things that have happened in your life, it will accurately detect that irregularity, but it may be unrelated to the surface level question.
    It's a hopeless situation...
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 13,996
    While I feel bad for Melania, she knew what kind of a**hole trump was when she married him.
    I feel kinda sorry for Baron. He didn't sign up for this. Imagine having Trump for a dad and Eric and Donny for your uncles....
    Those are called "brothers"..
  • dignindignin Posts: 7,499
    mrussel1 said:
    While I feel bad for Melania, she knew what kind of a**hole trump was when she married him.
    I feel kinda sorry for Baron. He didn't sign up for this. Imagine having Trump for a dad and Eric and Donny for your uncles....
    Those are called "brothers"..
    That's funny because when I first read uncles I was like, yeah, they are fucked up uncles. Hard to remember that they are actually brothers given the age difference.
  • Well Don's a stud, eh?

    The world is so much better with his offspring in it. He's the kind of guy every guy should aspire to.

    This is why the US elected him as their prrez! The guy is a stud.
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  • stuckinlinestuckinline Posts: 2,544
    dignin said:
    mrussel1 said:
    While I feel bad for Melania, she knew what kind of a**hole trump was when she married him.
    I feel kinda sorry for Baron. He didn't sign up for this. Imagine having Trump for a dad and Eric and Donny for your uncles....
    Those are called "brothers"..
    That's funny because when I first read uncles I was like, yeah, they are fucked up uncles. Hard to remember that they are actually brothers given the age difference.
    mrussel1, I stand corrected. 
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 13,996
    dignin said:
    mrussel1 said:
    While I feel bad for Melania, she knew what kind of a**hole trump was when she married him.
    I feel kinda sorry for Baron. He didn't sign up for this. Imagine having Trump for a dad and Eric and Donny for your uncles....
    Those are called "brothers"..
    That's funny because when I first read uncles I was like, yeah, they are fucked up uncles. Hard to remember that they are actually brothers given the age difference.
    mrussel1, I stand corrected. 
    I just think it's funny because you would assume it's uncles.. and he's grandpa.
  • OnWis97OnWis97 St. Paul, MNPosts: 1,889
    I've been on several threads proclaiming Trump as popular and pretty much stating acceptance that we have him for two terms (which has a lot of people assuming I am a Trumpee).  While I still think that's possible, I am starting to get a feeling that we're seeing the first budges of the GOP coming around.  It's Flake and McCain, sure, but we have the correspondent that just quit Fox News.  I think I heard on some telecast that some of them are unhappy with the congratulations.  It's getting pretty hard to ignore.  

    My guess is that their motivation has been that Trump still remains popular among party loyalists and they think they'll lose if they don't stand with him (not very patriotic, if you ask me). They probably also fear that Fox News will criticize them.  But it'll be really interesting to see how things go leading up to the 2018 election. Will Trump have coattails?  Will they try to distance themselves?  

    The GOP has the power to end this nonsense.  Right now they're not there...but I feel like their resolve is just starting to weaken.
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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 21,466
    OnWis97 said:
    I've been on several threads proclaiming Trump as popular and pretty much stating acceptance that we have him for two terms (which has a lot of people assuming I am a Trumpee).  While I still think that's possible, I am starting to get a feeling that we're seeing the first budges of the GOP coming around.  It's Flake and McCain, sure, but we have the correspondent that just quit Fox News.  I think I heard on some telecast that some of them are unhappy with the congratulations.  It's getting pretty hard to ignore.  

    My guess is that their motivation has been that Trump still remains popular among party loyalists and they think they'll lose if they don't stand with him (not very patriotic, if you ask me). They probably also fear that Fox News will criticize them.  But it'll be really interesting to see how things go leading up to the 2018 election. Will Trump have coattails?  Will they try to distance themselves?  

    The GOP has the power to end this nonsense.  Right now they're not there...but I feel like their resolve is just starting to weaken.
    I don't care how red the district or state, if I were a dem running against a repube, I'd be hammering my opponent with the words of those who have served and are condemning Team Trump Treason interspersed with Putin, Putin, Putin, maybe even have Team Trum Treason's face morphing into Putin's face. And asking the basic question of the repubes: what are they hiding and what are they covering up? Why did they end the house committee investigation without gathering all of the available information and calling/subpeoning witnesses, some for follow up? End the ad with hookers partying and laughing with a bed in the background. Team Trump Treason's 35% base will never budge. Its the independfents and Reagan dems you need to carry the day, along with your dem base coming out in droves. This is bigger than Watergate, much bigger.
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  • JC29856JC29856 Posts: 9,617
    PJorBust said:

    I'm trying to be in the middle these days... It seems so many people who say they are centrist and compassionate don't know anything that is going on in politics and rather only repeat talking points from their echo chambers and media bubbles. The right does it with FOX NEWS like a puppet..  and I'm noticing the left does it just as much. The more I research.. Trump is horrible..  So were all the rest including Obama and the Clintons.    Yet they do have great personalities and a media helps cover for their BS.  Nobody talks truths.. and facts about what's going on in America and in the world its all just a big soap opera.  People want to feel better with convenient lies rather than hard horrible truths. The one thing I know is that the Government has too much power and does whatever the hell it wants. It has for a long long time.  Bernie got screwed from the beginning and people care less and cant hold the DNC accountable.. .   The Government cant police itself. It protects its own.. no matter the administration. All the while Washington States will tax everything to death like were all a bunch of ATM Machines...  Screw them all.   


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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 21,466
    JC29856 said:
    PJorBust said:

    I'm trying to be in the middle these days... It seems so many people who say they are centrist and compassionate don't know anything that is going on in politics and rather only repeat talking points from their echo chambers and media bubbles. The right does it with FOX NEWS like a puppet..  and I'm noticing the left does it just as much. The more I research.. Trump is horrible..  So were all the rest including Obama and the Clintons.    Yet they do have great personalities and a media helps cover for their BS.  Nobody talks truths.. and facts about what's going on in America and in the world its all just a big soap opera.  People want to feel better with convenient lies rather than hard horrible truths. The one thing I know is that the Government has too much power and does whatever the hell it wants. It has for a long long time.  Bernie got screwed from the beginning and people care less and cant hold the DNC accountable.. .   The Government cant police itself. It protects its own.. no matter the administration. All the while Washington States will tax everything to death like were all a bunch of ATM Machines...  Screw them all.   


    yes sir
    What? No mention of Shrub, Darth Cheney and Turd Blossom? Obama as bad as Team Trump Treason? By what measure?
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  • HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon In My PlacePosts: 19,250
    PJorBust said:

    I'm trying to be in the middle these days... It seems so many people who say they are centrist and compassionate don't know anything that is going on in politics and rather only repeat talking points from their echo chambers and media bubbles. The right does it with FOX NEWS like a puppet..  and I'm noticing the left does it just as much. The more I research.. Trump is horrible..  So were all the rest including Obama and the Clintons.    Yet they do have great personalities and a media helps cover for their BS.  Nobody talks truths.. and facts about what's going on in America and in the world its all just a big soap opera.  People want to feel better with convenient lies rather than hard horrible truths. The one thing I know is that the Government has too much power and does whatever the hell it wants. It has for a long long time.  Bernie got screwed from the beginning and people care less and cant hold the DNC accountable.. .   The Government cant police itself. It protects its own.. no matter the administration. All the while Washington States will tax everything to death like were all a bunch of ATM Machines...  Screw them all.   


    So.....they're all bad.....except Bernie. 
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  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 47,767

    mrussel1 said:
    While I feel bad for Melania, she knew what kind of a**hole trump was when she married him.
    I feel kinda sorry for Baron. He didn't sign up for this. Imagine having Trump for a dad and Eric and Donny for your uncles....
    Those are called "brothers"..
    Lol, I was gonna say... but yeah, it's an understandable slip. It's not really normal for a 70+ year old POTUS to have a preteen child with his 3rd wife, especially not one as miserable as that kid appears to be.
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  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 47,767
    edited March 2018
    OnWis97 said:
    I've been on several threads proclaiming Trump as popular and pretty much stating acceptance that we have him for two terms (which has a lot of people assuming I am a Trumpee).  While I still think that's possible, I am starting to get a feeling that we're seeing the first budges of the GOP coming around.  It's Flake and McCain, sure, but we have the correspondent that just quit Fox News.  I think I heard on some telecast that some of them are unhappy with the congratulations.  It's getting pretty hard to ignore.  

    My guess is that their motivation has been that Trump still remains popular among party loyalists and they think they'll lose if they don't stand with him (not very patriotic, if you ask me). They probably also fear that Fox News will criticize them.  But it'll be really interesting to see how things go leading up to the 2018 election. Will Trump have coattails?  Will they try to distance themselves?  

    The GOP has the power to end this nonsense.  Right now they're not there...but I feel like their resolve is just starting to weaken.
    Don't you mean that their resolve (or morality) is just starting to strengthen? So far they have been atrociously weak and immoral, and that is why they haven't been doing anything.
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  • OnWis97OnWis97 St. Paul, MNPosts: 1,889
    PJ_Soul said:
    OnWis97 said:
    I've been on several threads proclaiming Trump as popular and pretty much stating acceptance that we have him for two terms (which has a lot of people assuming I am a Trumpee).  While I still think that's possible, I am starting to get a feeling that we're seeing the first budges of the GOP coming around.  It's Flake and McCain, sure, but we have the correspondent that just quit Fox News.  I think I heard on some telecast that some of them are unhappy with the congratulations.  It's getting pretty hard to ignore.  

    My guess is that their motivation has been that Trump still remains popular among party loyalists and they think they'll lose if they don't stand with him (not very patriotic, if you ask me). They probably also fear that Fox News will criticize them.  But it'll be really interesting to see how things go leading up to the 2018 election. Will Trump have coattails?  Will they try to distance themselves?  

    The GOP has the power to end this nonsense.  Right now they're not there...but I feel like their resolve is just starting to weaken.
    Don't you mean that their resolve (or morality) is just starting to strengthen? So far they have been atrociously weak and immoral, and that is why they haven't been doing anything.
    I guess.  I just meant the firmness with which they are digging in their heels may be softening...so I did not mean to imply this potential shift is bad.
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  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 47,767
    edited March 2018
    OnWis97 said:
    PJ_Soul said:
    OnWis97 said:
    I've been on several threads proclaiming Trump as popular and pretty much stating acceptance that we have him for two terms (which has a lot of people assuming I am a Trumpee).  While I still think that's possible, I am starting to get a feeling that we're seeing the first budges of the GOP coming around.  It's Flake and McCain, sure, but we have the correspondent that just quit Fox News.  I think I heard on some telecast that some of them are unhappy with the congratulations.  It's getting pretty hard to ignore.  

    My guess is that their motivation has been that Trump still remains popular among party loyalists and they think they'll lose if they don't stand with him (not very patriotic, if you ask me). They probably also fear that Fox News will criticize them.  But it'll be really interesting to see how things go leading up to the 2018 election. Will Trump have coattails?  Will they try to distance themselves?  

    The GOP has the power to end this nonsense.  Right now they're not there...but I feel like their resolve is just starting to weaken.
    Don't you mean that their resolve (or morality) is just starting to strengthen? So far they have been atrociously weak and immoral, and that is why they haven't been doing anything.
    I guess.  I just meant the firmness with which they are digging in their heels may be softening...so I did not mean to imply this potential shift is bad.
    Oh no, I didn't think you meant it was bad. I'm just thinking about the mindset of the GOP people.... The motivation behind how they've been doing it so far since Trump decided to run has been absolutely appalling specifically because they have had zero resolve about anything other than being irrationally partisan. So if they are now moving towards something else, I guess that would mean they might finally be thinking "gee, perhaps I should stop being such a fucking asshole and stand up to this prick," i.e. strengthening their resolve/moral standards.... Or maybe they're just realizing that they're ruining their careers and scaring away too many voters, and still have no morals whatsoever, lol. That's probably more like it.
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  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 13,996
    PJorBust said:

    I'm trying to be in the middle these days... It seems so many people who say they are centrist and compassionate don't know anything that is going on in politics and rather only repeat talking points from their echo chambers and media bubbles. The right does it with FOX NEWS like a puppet..  and I'm noticing the left does it just as much. The more I research.. Trump is horrible..  So were all the rest including Obama and the Clintons.    Yet they do have great personalities and a media helps cover for their BS.  Nobody talks truths.. and facts about what's going on in America and in the world its all just a big soap opera.  People want to feel better with convenient lies rather than hard horrible truths. The one thing I know is that the Government has too much power and does whatever the hell it wants. It has for a long long time.  Bernie got screwed from the beginning and people care less and cant hold the DNC accountable.. .   The Government cant police itself. It protects its own.. no matter the administration. All the while Washington States will tax everything to death like were all a bunch of ATM Machines...  Screw them all.   


    So.....they're all bad.....except Bernie. 
    Disagree.  St Bernie is just as bad of a panderer as the rest.  He provided the same red meat to his base as Trump does.  He's morally a better person, but his prescriptions are just as flawed as Trump's, only left wing.  And his core base is a mirror of Trump's.  
  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 47,767
    mrussel1 said:
    PJorBust said:

    I'm trying to be in the middle these days... It seems so many people who say they are centrist and compassionate don't know anything that is going on in politics and rather only repeat talking points from their echo chambers and media bubbles. The right does it with FOX NEWS like a puppet..  and I'm noticing the left does it just as much. The more I research.. Trump is horrible..  So were all the rest including Obama and the Clintons.    Yet they do have great personalities and a media helps cover for their BS.  Nobody talks truths.. and facts about what's going on in America and in the world its all just a big soap opera.  People want to feel better with convenient lies rather than hard horrible truths. The one thing I know is that the Government has too much power and does whatever the hell it wants. It has for a long long time.  Bernie got screwed from the beginning and people care less and cant hold the DNC accountable.. .   The Government cant police itself. It protects its own.. no matter the administration. All the while Washington States will tax everything to death like were all a bunch of ATM Machines...  Screw them all.   


    So.....they're all bad.....except Bernie. 
    Disagree.  St Bernie is just as bad of a panderer as the rest.  He provided the same red meat to his base as Trump does.  He's morally a better person, but his prescriptions are just as flawed as Trump's, only left wing.  And his core base is a mirror of Trump's.  
    I think HFD was making the same point you were, sarcastically.
    But anyway, I have to disagree with your assessment. Seriously, on a totally objective level, the left core base does not mirror Trump's, and really nothing Bernie ever did was as flawed as Trump's crap. I really don't think one can say without bias that there is anything comparable to Trump on the other side of the political spectrum. That ignores way too much about Trump.
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  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 13,996
    PJ_Soul said:
    mrussel1 said:
    PJorBust said:

    I'm trying to be in the middle these days... It seems so many people who say they are centrist and compassionate don't know anything that is going on in politics and rather only repeat talking points from their echo chambers and media bubbles. The right does it with FOX NEWS like a puppet..  and I'm noticing the left does it just as much. The more I research.. Trump is horrible..  So were all the rest including Obama and the Clintons.    Yet they do have great personalities and a media helps cover for their BS.  Nobody talks truths.. and facts about what's going on in America and in the world its all just a big soap opera.  People want to feel better with convenient lies rather than hard horrible truths. The one thing I know is that the Government has too much power and does whatever the hell it wants. It has for a long long time.  Bernie got screwed from the beginning and people care less and cant hold the DNC accountable.. .   The Government cant police itself. It protects its own.. no matter the administration. All the while Washington States will tax everything to death like were all a bunch of ATM Machines...  Screw them all.   


    So.....they're all bad.....except Bernie. 
    Disagree.  St Bernie is just as bad of a panderer as the rest.  He provided the same red meat to his base as Trump does.  He's morally a better person, but his prescriptions are just as flawed as Trump's, only left wing.  And his core base is a mirror of Trump's.  
    I think HFD was making the same point you were, sarcastically.
    But anyway, I have to disagree with your assessment. Seriously, on a totally objective level, the left core base does not mirror Trump's, and really nothing Bernie ever did was as flawed as Trump's crap. I really don't think one can say without bias that there is anything comparable to Trump on the other side of the political spectrum. That ignores way too much about Trump.
    I'm talking about policy, not personality or morality.  Bernie is a pro tariff protectionist.  He is anti NAFTA and Pacific Trade, both positions are a huge mistake for America and the world (as a whole, not for individual special interests like PA steelworkers, for example).  I am also making a comparison of the intolerance of Bernie Bros to the intolerance of Breitbart jackoffs.  They display similar characteristics, but from the other side of the spectrum.  Just because we might agree or be closer to one side doesn't make the approach okay.  
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 13,996
    And I missed his sarcasm, but now I see it.  Thanks.  
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    Bernie's base is hardly a mirror of Trump's.
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  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 47,767
    JimmyV said:
    Bernie's base is hardly a mirror of Trump's.
    Definitely not.
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  • dignindignin Posts: 7,499
    Oh I definitely think there is a bunch of Bernie Bro's who are just the flip side of the same coin as Trumper's.  

    In fact we have a few here.

    I say this as someone who would have easily vote for Bernie.
  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 47,767
    dignin said:
    Oh I definitely think there is a bunch of Bernie Bro's who are just the flip side of the same coin as Trumper's.  

    In fact we have a few here.

    I say this as someone who would have easily vote for Bernie.
    I still disagree, lol. Feels like a false equivalency to me.
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  • RiotZactRiotZact Posts: 5,025
    The % of Bernie primary voters that legitimately qualify for being called “bernie bros” is extremely lower than the % of Trump primary voters that that say and post outlandish things that would qualify them as a “trump bro” if such a term existed. 
  • JimmyVJimmyV Boston's MetroWestPosts: 12,872
    PJ_Soul said:
    dignin said:
    Oh I definitely think there is a bunch of Bernie Bro's who are just the flip side of the same coin as Trumper's.  

    In fact we have a few here.

    I say this as someone who would have easily vote for Bernie.
    I still disagree, lol. Feels like a false equivalency to me.
    It's absolutely a false equivalency. Are there racists and misogynists among Bernie's supporters? Of course. But to imply there is anything close to the numbers who back Trump is nonsense.
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  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 13,996
    JimmyV said:
    PJ_Soul said:
    dignin said:
    Oh I definitely think there is a bunch of Bernie Bro's who are just the flip side of the same coin as Trumper's.  

    In fact we have a few here.

    I say this as someone who would have easily vote for Bernie.
    I still disagree, lol. Feels like a false equivalency to me.
    It's absolutely a false equivalency. Are there racists and misogynists among Bernie's supporters? Of course. But to imply there is anything close to the numbers who back Trump is nonsense.
    There are people who are intolerant.  They just aren't intolerant of race, creed or sexuality.  I believe your lens is too narrow.  Read the crap that writers at Huffpost spit out on a daily basis.  
  • JimmyVJimmyV Boston's MetroWestPosts: 12,872
    mrussel1 said:
    JimmyV said:
    PJ_Soul said:
    dignin said:
    Oh I definitely think there is a bunch of Bernie Bro's who are just the flip side of the same coin as Trumper's.  

    In fact we have a few here.

    I say this as someone who would have easily vote for Bernie.
    I still disagree, lol. Feels like a false equivalency to me.
    It's absolutely a false equivalency. Are there racists and misogynists among Bernie's supporters? Of course. But to imply there is anything close to the numbers who back Trump is nonsense.
    There are people who are intolerant.  They just aren't intolerant of race, creed or sexuality.  I believe your lens is too narrow.  Read the crap that writers at Huffpost spit out on a daily basis.  
    You said, "And his core base is a mirror of Trump's." It isn't my lens that is too narrow.

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  • dignindignin Posts: 7,499
    mrussel1 said:
    JimmyV said:
    PJ_Soul said:
    dignin said:
    Oh I definitely think there is a bunch of Bernie Bro's who are just the flip side of the same coin as Trumper's.  

    In fact we have a few here.

    I say this as someone who would have easily vote for Bernie.
    I still disagree, lol. Feels like a false equivalency to me.
    It's absolutely a false equivalency. Are there racists and misogynists among Bernie's supporters? Of course. But to imply there is anything close to the numbers who back Trump is nonsense.
    There are people who are intolerant.  They just aren't intolerant of race, creed or sexuality.  I believe your lens is too narrow.  Read the crap that writers at Huffpost spit out on a daily basis.  
    Just as ignorant too, I think that's the main similarity.
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 13,996
    JimmyV said:
    mrussel1 said:
    JimmyV said:
    PJ_Soul said:
    dignin said:
    Oh I definitely think there is a bunch of Bernie Bro's who are just the flip side of the same coin as Trumper's.  

    In fact we have a few here.

    I say this as someone who would have easily vote for Bernie.
    I still disagree, lol. Feels like a false equivalency to me.
    It's absolutely a false equivalency. Are there racists and misogynists among Bernie's supporters? Of course. But to imply there is anything close to the numbers who back Trump is nonsense.
    There are people who are intolerant.  They just aren't intolerant of race, creed or sexuality.  I believe your lens is too narrow.  Read the crap that writers at Huffpost spit out on a daily basis.  
    You said, "And his core base is a mirror of Trump's." It isn't my lens that is too narrow.

    I'm not making the argument that the far left and far right have the same political views, I'm talking about the approach to politics and disagreement.   
  • JimmyVJimmyV Boston's MetroWestPosts: 12,872
    mrussel1 said:
    JimmyV said:
    mrussel1 said:
    JimmyV said:
    PJ_Soul said:
    dignin said:
    Oh I definitely think there is a bunch of Bernie Bro's who are just the flip side of the same coin as Trumper's.  

    In fact we have a few here.

    I say this as someone who would have easily vote for Bernie.
    I still disagree, lol. Feels like a false equivalency to me.
    It's absolutely a false equivalency. Are there racists and misogynists among Bernie's supporters? Of course. But to imply there is anything close to the numbers who back Trump is nonsense.
    There are people who are intolerant.  They just aren't intolerant of race, creed or sexuality.  I believe your lens is too narrow.  Read the crap that writers at Huffpost spit out on a daily basis.  
    You said, "And his core base is a mirror of Trump's." It isn't my lens that is too narrow.

    I'm not making the argument that the far left and far right have the same political views, I'm talking about the approach to politics and disagreement.   
    We all know what Trump's base is. We've all seen it. To claim that Bernie's supporters are a "mirror image" of that is, at best, a poor choice of words.
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