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Old February 7th, 2018, 02:57 PM   #1
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Trump Releases Chilling New Nationalistic Re-Election Ad

Trump Releases Chilling New Nationalistic Re-Election Ad That Pits Key Democrats Against 'Our People'
Chants of 'USA! USA! USA!'

President Donald Trump has released a new campaign re-election ad that invokes disturbing themes of nationalism and attacks key Democrats as being against "our people" – as if Democrats are not Americans.

During his State of the Union address last week President Trump tried to make it appear as if he would be adopting a new bipartisan approach, but his remarks in the days since have refuted that performance. The ad is an obvious attempt to divide, label Democrats as un-American, and any who oppose Trump as not "our people."

His ad highlights those few attempts, with clips from Trump's address in which he says, "I call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground and to summon the unity we need to deliver for the people we were elected to serve."

Titled "Disgraceful," the 60-second spot also shows Trump trumpeting what he claims are his accomplishments, including jobs and lower unemployment, while showing top Democrats sitting, refusing to stand.

Trump on Monday called those same Democrats "treasonous" for not standing and applauding him.

A chyron at the bottom of the ad imposed over the images of Democrats reads in block letters: "DISRESPECTING OUR PEOPLE," and later, "DISRESPECTING OUR COUNTRY."

It ends: "IT'S DISGRACEFUL."

Video of Ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1amVK_5ztQ

Michal S. Glassner, Executive Director of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., in a statement to The Hill reinforced the "our people" nationalistic theme.

He said, "our ad demonstrates that the unprecedented expressions of disrespect shown by the Democrats towards our people and our country were also profound – for the wrong reasons."

Among those the Trump ad targets are Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL).

There have been few if any televised State of the Union addresses in which members of the party not in power stand and applauding the president, especially over policies positions they do not share.

(RELATED: 'Dear Leader': Trump Has Ordered the Pentagon to Hold a Huge Military Parade for Him – It Will Cost Millions)

Trump claimed credit during his State of the Union for African-American unemployment "at the lowest rate ever recorded," which not only is totally false, but Trump did nothing to achieve that result – which is why Democrats refused to stand. Trump's claims on wages and jobs growth are also flawed at best, which, again, is at least part of the reason Democrats refused to stand and applaud.

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My question to the right wing members of this forum: do you agree that disagreeing - and/or even disliking - with the President is equal to disrespecting, dislike, and dishonor for our country? Do you believe that he has crossed a line when he says that people who are against him are not "us" - not Americans? Are you willing to admit that this is a chilling reminder of other countries in other times when one's patriotism and love of country is adjudicated by loyalty and affection for a leader of that country? Do you truly agree with all this - or do you merely consider it a game?
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Everyone should be able to see how wrong that is.
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Old February 7th, 2018, 03:32 PM   #3
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well, so far crickets from the right wing conservatives
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Old February 7th, 2018, 06:10 PM   #4
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any right wing conservatives here going to answer the questions?
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I'm a conservative democrat.......is that the only state of the union address you watched and listened to........ALL OF THEM BRAG....and exceed......ALL.....I imagine if ya'll will stop bragging on hillary the repubs may stop bragging on trump...

that would be a fair swap.....
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any right wing conservatives here going to answer the questions?


You're going to have to rewrite the OP, Tris. The RW doesn't understand it.
Words like "disgraceful" and "disrespectful" do not compute.
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From the beginning of his campaign, Trump has used his bully pulpit to preach the "US against THEM" gospel. In fact, I think he has used this tactic all his adult life. His attitude has always been "WIN at all COST", which can be translated to "TAKE no prisoners"--survival of the fittest and the fittest are ONLY those who are loyal to him.

We continue to see his juvenile name-calling--his slander and lies--his racial/religious bias--Trump has pitted American against American. How does this make America great?

AND.....We are the laughing stock (maybe pity) of the world.
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I'm a conservative democrat.......is that the only state of the union address you watched and listened to........ALL OF THEM BRAG....and exceed......ALL.....I imagine if ya'll will stop bragging on hillary the repubs may stop bragging on trump...

that would be a fair swap.....
Pretty sure he was talking about the questions in the last paragraph of the OP.

You know, that paragraph high-lighted in red that starts out with "The question is..."
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You're going to have to rewrite the OP, Tris. The RW doesn't understand it.
Words like "disgraceful" and "disrespectful" do not compute.
They also have serious problems with words like "The question is.." apparently.
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Old February 8th, 2018, 05:55 AM   #10
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I am truly, genuinely, sincerely disappointed with our right wing members here.

All they seem capable of doing is call people names and shout 'but what about Hillary' or 'what about Obama' when any discussion is being brought up about Dear Leader.

I have deep felt feelings about the eerie nationalistic nature of this administration and would like to be able to discuss it with people who support the regime. But they seem to shy away from specifics about the current authority of the nation and its approachment on our culture and remain absent and silent.

They are losing credibility with every hour they choose to just let it slide by without addressing it.
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