What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

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What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by sanfordandson » Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:25 pm

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-says-m ... itics.html
President Donald Trump says he thinks it's great that China's president now holds that office for life and muses that maybe the U.S. will do the same someday.

Trump's remarks came during a luncheon for Republican donors Saturday at his South Florida estate. CNN reported the remarks based on a recording it obtained.

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently consolidated power. Trump told the gathering: "He's now president for life. President for life. And he's great." Trump added: "I think it's great. Maybe we'll give that a shot someday."

Trump criticized his Democratic presidential opponent Hillary Clinton, repeated his view about "a rigged system," and called the invasion of Iraq "the single worst decision ever made." He referred to former President George W. Bush as "another real genius."
It will be fun to see the trumptard "patriots" weasel their way out of supporting trump on this one! :shock: #-o

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by Firedome8 » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:58 am

What can they say other than he is a Dick hole dictator wannabe. In trumps own words he wants to be a dictator.

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by dirtracr5 » Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:22 am

I know it been said before but, "Could you imaging if Obama or Clinton has said that"

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by Firedome8 » Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:37 am

dirtracr5 wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:22 am
I know it been said before but, "Could you imaging if Obama or Clinton has said that"
The world would have blown up.

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by RevTheory » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:47 am

Let's see, "met with laughter and applause"- sounds like a joke to me. Next...

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Post by engineczar » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:10 am

RevTheory wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:47 am
Let's see, "met with laughter and applause"- sounds like a joke to me. Next...
The left still hasn't figured out that they're the cat and Trump is the laser pointer.

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by j-c-c » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:45 am

sanfordandson wrote:
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:25 pm
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-says-m ... itics.html
President Donald Trump says he thinks it's great that China's president now holds that office for life and muses that maybe the U.S. will do the same someday.

Trump's remarks came during a luncheon for Republican donors Saturday at his South Florida estate. CNN reported the remarks based on a recording it obtained.

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently consolidated power. Trump told the gathering: "He's now president for life. President for life. And he's great." Trump added: "I think it's great. Maybe we'll give that a shot someday."

Trump criticized his Democratic presidential opponent Hillary Clinton, repeated his view about "a rigged system," and called the invasion of Iraq "the single worst decision ever made." He referred to former President George W. Bush as "another real genius."
It will be fun to see the trumptard "patriots" weasel their way out of supporting trump on this one! :shock: #-o
I don't see the fun, and Putin has a 97% approval rating.
I don't see any real differences in each's supporters.

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by Brian P » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:04 pm

Extreme left-wing (communism) and extreme right-wing (fascism) are indistinguishable.

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by Ratu » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:48 pm

A few points are in order here before you all go about like headless chooks squawking about the place.

The alteration to the rules in China do not make the present incumbent of the premiership a "president for life". The rule that was altered was the one that restricted the number of terms that could be served in succession. The incumbent can still be changed at any time, by a vote at a meeting. This is not a lifetime appointment (like, say, that of Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom).

Digressing a little, in the USA there was the situation of President F Roosevelt who lorded it up for three terms (collapsing the US economy to unprecedented lows, starting a war and building the centralised state which US subjects must now toil under in spite of what the US Constitution states). It was only later, long after the death of that "President for life", that the notion of term limitation gained currency and the present arrangement of two terms for a US president was enabled. Note that this is a bit of an exception. In the US congressmen, senators and career bureaucrats do not have term limitations applied. Many, many of these denizens of state are effectively and actively lording it up over US subjects for life. Same goes on at the State level and so on...

So China has accepted the obvious, understood the hypocrisy, admitted reality and gone in the opposite direction, removing the term limitation for the senior position. So what? China is a nominal single party state anyway. Before any of you criticise their move, perhaps you ought to take a good long look at the two party state that is the US.

As for President Trump, what if he opines a positive opinion in regards to China? Three things:
1/. He is in regular contact with members of the Chinese government so it can't hurt him to say the odd pleasant thing about them.
2/. He does appear to favour an authoritarian approach.
3/. By now he likely understands that positions of life-long tenure are common in governments everywhere and he is no hurry to criticise the arrangement. He seems to have enough fights on his plate as it is.

Final point. This is the business of China's people, not the people of the USA.

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by Ratu » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:49 pm

"Extreme left-wing (communism) and extreme right-wing (fascism) are indistinguishable."

Both are forms of socialism. All forms of socialism are rotten.

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by sanfordandson » Sun Mar 04, 2018 1:24 pm

RevTheory wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:47 am
Let's see, "met with laughter and applause"- sounds like a joke to me. Next...
Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be around Monday for another round of damage control.

The lack of Hope Hicks in the WH is showing up big time this week.

The train is now completely off the rails.

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by j-c-c » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:17 pm

Ratu wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:48 pm
A few points are in order here before you all go about like headless chooks squawking about the place.

The alteration to the rules in China do not make the present incumbent of the premiership a "president for life". The rule that was altered was the one that restricted the number of terms that could be served in succession. The incumbent can still be changed at any time, by a vote at a meeting. This is not a lifetime appointment (like, say, that of Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom).

Digressing a little, in the USA there was the situation of President F Roosevelt who lorded it up for three terms (collapsing the US economy to unprecedented lows, starting a war and building the centralised state which US subjects must now toil under in spite of what the US Constitution states). It was only later, long after the death of that "President for life", that the notion of term limitation gained currency and the present arrangement of two terms for a US president was enabled. Note that this is a bit of an exception. In the US congressmen, senators and career bureaucrats do not have term limitations applied. Many, many of these denizens of state are effectively and actively lording it up over US subjects for life. Same goes on at the State level and so on...

So China has accepted the obvious, understood the hypocrisy, admitted reality and gone in the opposite direction, removing the term limitation for the senior position. So what? China is a nominal single party state anyway. Before any of you criticise their move, perhaps you ought to take a good long look at the two party state that is the US.

As for President Trump, what if he opines a positive opinion in regards to China? Three things:
1/. He is in regular contact with members of the Chinese government so it can't hurt him to say the odd pleasant thing about them.
2/. He does appear to favour an authoritarian approach.
3/. By now he likely understands that positions of life-long tenure are common in governments everywhere and he is no hurry to criticise the arrangement. He seems to have enough fights on his plate as it is.

Final point. This is the business of China's people, not the people of the USA.
Are we talking about Hitler in 1938, or has that lesson been forgotten?

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by randy331 » Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:20 pm

dirtracr5 wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:22 am
I know it been said before but, "Could you imaging if Obama or Clinton has said that"
Or if they had imposed new tarifs, mentioned new gun laws after the shooting etc etc.

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Re: What do you alt-right trumpettes think of trumps comments on autocracy?

Post by 1989TransAm » Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:24 pm

RevTheory wrote:
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:47 am
Let's see, "met with laughter and applause"- sounds like a joke to me. Next...
Precisely what it was.

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