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Demagogue

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Crabtownboy, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. Crabtownboy

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    Rob, I assume you posted the graphic as a joke. Don't believe Sanders ever said what the graphic says. As a joke, it is pretty funny.
     
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    the same could be said of the president and Hilliary also though!
     
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    But not to the same extent as with Trump. He is the current world champion.
     
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    The big difference between them and him though is that both of them claim to be a Christian!

    So what they say and do are even worse...
     
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    Are you saying that Trump does not claim to be Christian?
     
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    He claims thast he goes to the presby church, but is not sure at all what salvation is!
     
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    Oh, it's definitely a hyperbolic characterization of his positions. But a guy running to be president of a country that spends almost twice as much money as it takes in from taxes must be engaging in a little demagoguery of his own when he promises a plethora of new freebies.

    The demagogue label is a knife that cuts both ways.
     
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    there ain't been a major party candidate for prez that weren't no demagogue.
     
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