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Old 05-10-2019, 06:11 AM
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Just like many people believe Mr. Trump is a criminal.
Trump is factually a criminal. He's committed criminal acts. He's been charged for them. Charges were dropped when he finally corrected his actions when he realized the charges were serious.

The "criminal" act everyone cites are the private email servers. Those same people that call that "criminal" said it wasn't criminal When George W. Bush did the exact same thing so those people are either mentally unfit or they don't actually believe it's criminal.

Saying it's criminal though is a great cover for not voting a woman in as President because it gave sexist morons something they could point to. Like trying to discredit Obama's Presidency after all if it's a legal matter then of course it's not their prejudice and bigotry they're just selectively upholding the law for...reasons.
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Old 05-10-2019, 06:56 AM
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Trump is factually a criminal. He's committed criminal acts. He's been charged for them. Charges were dropped when he finally corrected his actions when he realized the charges were serious.
Another nitpick: you're not a criminal for having criminal charges filed against you. You're a criminal once you've been convicted. Are there any criminal convictions on record for Trump?

While I agree with you that Hillary's emails were ridiculously overhyped, putting her rejection down to sexism is way too easy. She was just a shitty candidate all around.

- calling half the voters a "basket of deplorables"
- not actually campaigning in several states
- choosing niche topics, such as the glass ceiling and the number of women in executive positions, which aren't actually relevant for a majority of people

Not to mention she (together with Bill) is practically a poster child for the kind of career politician that the average voter isn't exactly fond of. My favorite - the point where, had I been able to vote in the US election, she'd have lost my vote - was her attack on Bernie on the tax issue. She claimed Bernie should publicize his takes, or did he have anything to hide?

The result was: the Sanders couple made around 250-300 K$ per year. The Clintons? Somewhere in excess of 25 million, most of which were "speakers fees" paid to Bill. How exactly does that not scream, Corruption? And if you know that you have that kind of skeleton in your closet, how do you open your mouth about your opponent's taxes like that?

Both Clinton and Trump were incredibly arrogant candidates. Only Trump's arrogance was pointed at the "elites", while Clinton's was aimed at everybody except the "elites". Hence, Americans are stuck with the turd for President.
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