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More Political Hypocrisy

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by Old_Trapper70, May 14, 2017.

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    Old_Trapper70 Well-Known Member

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    It is not uncommon to see hypocrisy in our political parties, it is unusual for it to be so blatant, and ignored by so many:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/13/...cans-guide-to-presidential-behavior.html?_r=0

    So, herewith, the Congressional Republican’s Guide to Presidential Behavior.

    If you are the president, you may freely:

    attack private citizens on Twitter

    delegitimize federal judges who rule against you

    refuse to take responsibility for military actions gone awry

    fire the F.B.I. chief in the middle of his expanding investigation into your campaign and your associates

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    accuse a former president, without evidence, of an impeachable offense

    employ top aides with financial and other connections to a hostile foreign power

    blame the judiciary, in advance, for any terror attacks

    call the media “the enemy of the American people”

    demand personal loyalty from the F.B.I. director

    threaten the former F.B.I. director

    accept foreign payments to your businesses, in possible violation of the Constitution

    occupy the White House with the help of a hostile foreign power

    intimidate congressional witnesses

    allow White House staff members to use their personal email for government business

    neglect to fill thousands of crucial federal government positions for months

    claim, without evidence, that millions of people voted illegally

    fail to fire high-ranking members of your national security team for weeks, even after knowing they lied to your vice president and exposed themselves to blackmail
     
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