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Michael Flynn resigns as national security adviser

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by The Scotsman, Feb 14, 2017.

  1. Pandora

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    You are exactly right. Anyone else would have caved from the pussy power march alone! I didn't vote for him but I do think you are right he will stand longer than anyone else. And as much as I hate the twitter stuff but it's probably the only way he can reach the people with out distortion. Though I do wish he would tweet less. They had it out for Reagan too and he would go directly to th people. But so many Americans have become so utterly stupid and intolerant to anything they don't like and half or more or his own party is no different. He has the fight of his life ahead of him
     
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    no one could have said it better.. I too wish he would cut tweeter..
     
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    And you haven't changed much either! Your opinion today is still just that: an OPINION. And, as opinions go, my opinions are at least as good as yours. . .and better informed, as I gather my information from a much broader spectrum. And you are correct, if we can't agree on what a human being is. . .there is no point in exchanging OPINIONS!
     
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    They aggrivate the media which makes them most desirable.
     
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    Why do you think they aggravate the media? I think it's because he can speak directly to the people instead of being filtered through what the media wants people to see. I don't think he should give up twitter just maybe tweet less. And maybe I'm just old and don't like modern things
     
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    Did you see the press conference yesterday? I think maybe Donald should just stay on tweeting - Bannon and Gorka should keep him away from sunlight.
     
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    I think that is exactly what they want, one message, one messenger, no comment, no oppinion, no problem. Dictatorial boardroom management.
     
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    Fox News Shepard Smith goes off on Trump:

    "[Trump's] opposition was hacked, and the Russians were responsible for it, and [Trump’s] people were on the phone with Russia on the same day it was happening, and we’re fools for asking the questions? No, sir, we are not fools for asking this question, and we demand to know the answer to this question. You owe this to the American people"
     
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    sad that it has to come to this
     
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    I didn't see it but I heard large clips. I liked what I heard but you don't get the whole picture hearing and not seeing and I didn't hear it all just about 10 min. I will try to watch it all. But what I heard I did like
     
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    Which bits in particular?
     
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    Yes, direct communication is what freaks media out.
    He should use it for whatever he wants to be direct about.
    You can make a case for it being more effective if used less but l like the transparancy. I can ignore what I choose but a direct line of communication is good
     
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    so if nixon had tweeted "those guys with the masks and torches in the DNC aren't burglars FAKE NEWS FAKE NEWS #Watergate" Wooward and Bernstien would be unknown hack journalists?
     
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