Trump bets on mass amnesia

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    May 22, 2016 3:04 PM GMT
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    May 22, 2016 3:37 PM GMT
    That's OK. Hillary is for sure betting on mass amnesia.
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    May 22, 2016 5:36 PM GMT
    That call Trump made “for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States”? Turns out that was “just a suggestion,” he now says.

    The federal minimum wage increase, which he repeatedly opposed? Now he’s “looking at” an increase, he says.

    The massive tax cut he proposed during the primary, which analysts said would add $10 trillion to the federal debt? Never mind! He’s hired experts to rewrite it in a way that cuts taxes less for the wealthy.

    Those tax returns he promised “certainly” to release? Not going to happen, he says now.

    One of his key surrogates, Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), now declares that he doesn’t expect Trump to build a border wall or deport 11 million illegal immigrants — the cornerstones of Trump’s primary campaign. The congressman told the Buffalo News that Trump would build a “virtual wall” and that his deportation plan was “rhetorical.”

    Remember all those companies Trump blasted for sending jobs overseas? Ford was a “disgrace,” Disney had “outrageous” practices, Carrier deserved higher taxes, Apple should be boycotted because it didn’t help the FBI in a terrorism case, and Trump’s never eating an Oreo again because Nabisco outsourced. Financial disclosures this week showed Trump has invested in all of the above.

    Or his incendiary (and retracted) claim that women who have abortions should face criminal punishment? What he really was saying was “women punish themselves,” he told the New York Times Magazine.

    The list goes on and on.


    Lyin' Donald is just making up "policy" as he goes along. And the pace of his flip-flopping makes Romney look positively decisive. No wonder the GOP are in despair.
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    May 22, 2016 6:15 PM GMT
    desertmuscl saidThat's OK. Hillary is for sure betting on mass amnesia.


    Also true.
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    May 22, 2016 9:13 PM GMT
    freedomisntfree said
    desertmuscl saidThat's OK. Hillary is for sure betting on mass amnesia.


    Also true.


    Oh come on. Clinton has been scrutinized, in public office and out, for 25 years now. Everyone knows exactly what she has done - good and bad. Most voters just need to sort out the reality from the conservative fiction. Look at what we've had on this site alone regarding Clinton in just the last week - fake pictures, fake stories and fake quotes from RJ conservatives and Hillary haters. If Clinton has so much genuine scandal surrounding her, why are so many conservatives preoccupied with making up shit about her (or perpetuating existing myths)?

    In the next 6 months Lyin' Donald is going to get slammed with a tsunami of scrutiny - and he won't know what's hit him. Meanwhile, Hillary will just get the surfboard out again.