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Old 02-07-2019, 12:19 PM
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I think the Trump camp got together recently and said something similar to this: "We are more divided now than any time since we've been alive. We need to demonstrate to the people that our goal is not division but unity. Among other ideas, lets put 'we' into your speech a LOT and see what happens".

So we would be everyone (all Americans) if that was the strategy.

obviously it was the nation divided which hoisted him into the presidency ....and he knows it

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obviously it was the nation divided which hoisted him into the presidency ....and he knows it
Do you think the nation is less divided today compared to when Trump was elected or more divided?
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Do you think the nation is less divided today compared to when Trump was elected or more divided?
less....your plantation is shrinking....
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Originally Posted by BLZNSDL View Post
obviously it was the nation divided which hoisted him into the presidency ....and he knows it
So when he uses the pronoun "we" in national addresses, he means what, exactly?
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Do you think the nation is less divided today compared to when Trump was elected or more divided?
I have to go with "microscopically less"....which is a Yuge start...…another good reference point would be:




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Do you think the nation is less divided today compared to when Trump was elected or more divided?
who was the one that divided it?
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Fair enough. I didn't have a pulse of how much the other half hated Obama during his 8 years primarily b/c the media didn't cover it much and he wasn't on Twitter. For those same reasons I have a better idea of how much Trump is hated by the opposition. I can't see a difference 2 yrs in, seems the same to me (which means a microscopic yes or no is certainly valid).
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who was the one that divided it?
Don't know. But every president---Dem and Rep---run on the same talking points ... unity, bipartisanship, working together, etc., etc. Hasn't worked yet.

Oh, and I'll take a guess at your question. A democrat?
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Fair enough. I didn't have a pulse of how much the other half hated Obama during his 8 years primarily b/c the media didn't cover it much and he wasn't on Twitter. For those same reasons I have a better idea of how much Trump is hated by the opposition. I can't see a difference 2 yrs in, seems the same to me (which means a microscopic yes or no is certainly valid).
you mean how much the other half loved America....
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less....your plantation is shrinking....
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Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
who was the one that divided it?
BLZN seems to think Trump is free from blame for that, with the nation being divided previous to his administration, and electing Trump to heal the division.

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obviously it was the nation divided which hoisted him into the presidency ....and he knows it


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We elected Trump President of the United States . We still support him .
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Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
this here is social media
Yep. Only a mental midget would disagree.

so·cial me·di·a

Dictionary result for social media

/ˌsōSHəl ˈmēdēə/nounnoun: social media; plural noun: social medias
  1. websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.

The 6 Types of Social Media (see #6)

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"We" is everyone who wants to keep America great. If you are not part of "we" you have a problem.

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Originally Posted by Dr Bee View Post
Fair enough. I didn't have a pulse of how much the other half hated Obama during his 8 years primarily b/c the media didn't cover it much and he wasn't on Twitter. For those same reasons I have a better idea of how much Trump is hated by the opposition. I can't see a difference 2 yrs in, seems the same to me (which means a microscopic yes or no is certainly valid).
You forgot: MUCH TDS vs. NO ODS
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