Another chip in The Wall

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Another chip in The Wall

Postby Marie » Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:38 am

Campaign promises are swept away faster than a frame house in a hurricane, followed by an equal and opposite reaction from "the Base."

Trump invites Chuck & Nancy to a fancy Chinese dinner at the WH. Afterwards, it's announced that DACA will be taken up in separate legislation from Trump's beloved Wall.

Suddenly Trump isn't the fair-haired boy he was once thought to be. Suddenly, famous members of his Base -- including representatives of the Fourth Estate -- are disillusioned and full of acrimony. For example, here's Joe Scarborough (note references to "softening":



Also see "Trump Is No Different" https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/ar ... ty/539790/
Excerpt:
Trump could change his mind and abandon whatever deal he made with Pelosi and Schumer; it wouldn’t be the first time. But his statements over the last week have made clear that at heart, he too supports amnesty, and the damage may be done. Breibart labeled him “Amnesty Don”; Representative Steve King of Iowa was furious.

It turns out the candidate’s coarse rhetoric really was just rhetoric, and Trump isn’t really all that different.

-Marie-
You find out what someone is really like in "battle," and Olbermann is who you want to be in a foxhole with, Patrick said. "On the air, we had each others' backs," said Olbermann.
-David Goetzl: "Keith Olbermann, Dan Patrick still brothers long after ESPN's 'Big Show'"; MediaPost blog, 4-6-2012


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