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Why Mr. Trump Might Resent
the Transition Question

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Posted By: MissMolly, 9/26/2020 4:35:26 AM

The way the Democrats are working themselves into a lather over whether President Trump will commit himself to a “peaceful transferal” of power reminds us of the moment when we first realized the New Yorker could win the 2016 election. That was eight minutes into the first Republican primary debate, when moderator Bret Baier asked whether they would all pledge to support whoever emerged as the GOP nominee. Here’s how Mr. Baier put it: “Is there anyone on stage — and can I see hands — who is unwilling tonight to pledge your support to the eventual nominee of the Republican Party

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Reply 1 - Posted by: NeverForget 9/26/2020 5:44:45 AM (No. 552702)
This is a textbook case of accusing the other guy of your own misdeeds.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx 9/26/2020 7:25:32 AM (No. 552760)
Hillary still hasn't accepted it. She is the role model for a bad loser. The Press tries to put words into Pres. Trump's mouth or at least make him talk about something that did not cross his mind. Anything to get him off the subject and to put him on the defensive.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: udanja99 9/26/2020 7:27:34 AM (No. 552761)
Why would he give to the demonrats what they refused to give to him? We all know what they say about payback. It’s a moot point anyway because he’ going to win. Bigly.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: philsner 9/26/2020 7:57:50 AM (No. 552808)
It's President Trump. Accept the results.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 9/26/2020 8:22:55 AM (No. 552835)
One of the strongest abilities of the media is to "cow" candidates into taking a position to score PR points but one that will also limit their options in the future. The media especially loves to do this to Republicans to smash it in their face later. Dems will promise anything and the media will get selective amnesia when the dems break their promises. Trump refuses to play the media's gotcha game. They aren't astonished at what Trump said, which was quite reasonable, but instead at the fact that he refused to play their games. It drives them insane. Trump also knows what to expect from the media so he probably doesn't really care about them asking. In fact, he often uses the media's folly to troll them, almost always to the media's great disadvantage.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bpl40 9/26/2020 8:45:29 AM (No. 552861)
His real transition is going to be to President Mike Pence and Vice President Don Trump Jr. Should be a breeze!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Strike3 9/26/2020 9:17:07 AM (No. 552917)
Logical and practical considering that the democrats are known tricksters, cheaters and downright horrible people. I now include Wallace in that mix. Why paint yourself into a corner when you know that the other side is laying an obvious trap? Trump's response falls right under the guidance of Sun Tzu.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: ScottC 9/26/2020 9:39:32 AM (No. 552954)
If Trump loses he can look no further than his mirror to see why he lost.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird 9/26/2020 10:00:53 AM (No. 552978)
When do Hillary and Obie plan to do the 2016 peaceful transition of power?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: SkeezerMcGee 9/26/2020 10:01:29 AM (No. 552980)
People do not seem to appreciate Donald Trump's amazing negotiating skills. He's often asked to commit to something or other by some half-assed talking head on TV. He always, in a instant, considers whether his answer to the question will give away (or even slightly diminish) "a thing of value" in his, or his administrations, negotiations. President Trump NEVER answers any such question in any way that can be used to harm any known or even remotely possible future negotiations. I've seen this dozens of times on TV, and the more I've seen it the more I marvel at Trump's intuitive negotiating skills. The dumbest thing politically astute President Teddy Roosevelt ever did regarding his presidency was to freely tell the public, during his 2nd term, that he would never run for a 3rd term. But he did run for a 3rd term on his own "Bull Moose" party and he was handily defeated. His free promise did him in.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone 9/26/2020 12:02:16 PM (No. 553150)
What we are seeing on that issue is about the same Democrat and liberal media "projection" that we observed in 2016, when it became evident that it was the Democrats and Hillary Clinton who refused to admit that they lost that election fair and square. Now about the same Democrat crew, including Democrat Chris Wallace, are back pushing the same old canard. Clearly the Democrats are very insecure and that tells us that the result of the General Election will be the same, or since a lot more people have seen President Trump's policies and positions in action, along with the fact that Trump have kept his past campaign promises, as much as it was politically possible in UniParty and Deep State DC, we are more likely to see a landslide re-electing Trump in the General election.
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