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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #120 on: August 29, 2017, 11:56:02 am »
So tying oneself to someone like Trump is supposed to convince people that you are someone with intelligent and legitimate opinions. What am I missing here?
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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #121 on: August 30, 2017, 03:14:02 pm »
So tying oneself to someone like Trump is supposed to convince people that you are someone with intelligent and legitimate opinions. What am I missing here?

I think the point was they didn't vote for him because he was racist but because they felt everyone else was shitting on them so why not vote for someone who will **** on THOSE people.
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« Reply #122 on: August 30, 2017, 07:35:39 pm »
I think the point was they didn't vote for him because he was racist but because they felt everyone else was shitting on them so why not vote for someone who will **** on them.

I get the point, unfortunately you get the whole package. I'll bet a lot of people voted for Hitler using the same logic.
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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #123 on: August 30, 2017, 08:01:44 pm »
I get the point, unfortunately you get the whole package. I'll bet a lot of people voted for Hitler using the same logic.

As a matter of fact, a lot of people voted for Hitler because of, uhm, fear and anger at the left. There were a lot of violent Bolsheviks in Germany at the time.
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« Reply #124 on: August 30, 2017, 08:08:27 pm »
As a matter of fact, a lot of people voted for Hitler because of, uhm, fear and anger at the left. There were a lot of violent Bolsheviks in Germany at the time.

Like I said, you get the whole package.
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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #125 on: August 30, 2017, 08:17:25 pm »
Like I said, you get the whole package.

Yep. I wouldn't have voted for the guy. But there are a lot of people who just figure nobody could be worse than the people who hate them. So why not try?
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« Reply #126 on: August 30, 2017, 08:22:11 pm »
Yep. I wouldn't have voted for the guy. But there are a lot of people who just figure nobody could be worse than the people who hate them. So why not try?

Hate is one of the most over used words in the English language. It isn't enough to dislike, disagree or even ignore, hate covers it all and shuts down all discussion.
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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #127 on: August 30, 2017, 08:54:12 pm »
Hate is one of the most over used words in the English language. It isn't enough to dislike, disagree or even ignore, hate covers it all and shuts down all discussion.

In this case does it make any difference? No one is even trying to talk to them anyway. Certainly the Democrats made little effort, and the Republicans, well, if you haven't got a million dollars they don't even know you exist.
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« Reply #128 on: August 30, 2017, 08:59:03 pm »
In this case does it make any difference? No one is even trying to talk to them anyway. Certainly the Democrats made little effort, and the Republicans, well, if you haven't got a million dollars they don't even know you exist.

None of those things is hate.
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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #129 on: September 06, 2017, 02:18:53 pm »
So, fun times for Ezra Levant this week.  Couldn't happen to a nicer guy.
I met both of them at a presentation in New York City about 10 years ago. While I agree with them politically I found both of them somewhere between coarse and rude.
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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #130 on: September 06, 2017, 02:44:36 pm »
I met both of them at a presentation in New York City about 10 years ago. While I agree with them politically I found both of them somewhere between course and rude.

I think the phrase you were trying for is "COARSE and rude". Shall we then conclude that that describes your political stance?

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Re: "Rebel Media" imploding this week
« Reply #131 on: September 06, 2017, 05:26:01 pm »
I think the phrase you were trying for is "COARSE and rude". Shall we then conclude that that describes your political stance?
I fixed the spelling. On a personal basis I am not rude. In politics, coarseness is in the eye of the beholder.
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