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Old May 17th, 2018, 12:22 PM   #21
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Should the sitting president apologize when HE IS WRONG???
Ideally, yes! However, for any sitting president or ex presidents of either party, an apology is now politically weaponised to be used against them as the exhibiting the failures of their administration in its entirety.

There is no shades of gray, only black and white.
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Old May 17th, 2018, 04:03 PM   #22
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i get in trouble for apologizing and saying "sorry" too much. one guy i worked with said he was going to erase that word from my vocabulary lol
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Old May 17th, 2018, 08:28 PM   #23
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Now we are told that Prez Insult has instructed his WH staff/advisors not to apologize for anything. Isn't that special?

https://www.yahoo.com/news/anderson-...164209336.html
I was wondering where your bleeding-heart fulmination was going. Didn't take long to figure out where. LOL, so predictable.
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Old May 17th, 2018, 08:30 PM   #24
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OK Clara, I'm sorry I'm not buying into your cheese and whine.
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Old May 18th, 2018, 04:17 AM   #25
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Dear Leader, his administration and many of his followers have made hundreds (thousands?) of comments that were insulting, offensive and publicly rebuked and ridiculed and outraged millions of Americans...in a short year.

How many of you could do the same and have a family, friends, job or religious sanctuary left open to you?

When I grew up - in a civilized, albeit liberal, household - we were taught that when we did or said wrong things - or inadvertently said something that was in error - you APOLOGIZE for it. That makes you an honest person of integrity.

Since we all know that Dear Leader is NOT honest and has NO integrity, it is not the least surprising that he will not apologize.

It's also not surprising that, in America, there are people who don't CARE that he is a lying, dishonest cheating conman charlatan because he's rich and had a popular reality tv show.
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Old May 18th, 2018, 04:50 AM   #26
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OK Clara, I'm sorry I'm not buying into your cheese and whine.


What a sweet and sincere apology. GOOD JOB, CACA!
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Old May 18th, 2018, 05:22 AM   #27
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OK Clara, I'm sorry I'm not buying into your cheese and whine.
You boys don't even bother to question the truthfulness of the post, you just label it "whining' or something.
Too funny, your arbitrary labels mean nothing.
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Old May 18th, 2018, 05:30 AM   #28
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Why don't we admit when we are wrong? AND why are apologies becoming an endangered species?
I recently read a rather old article published (Jeff Jacoby) in the Boston Globe and it hit home.
Nobody likes to apologize, particularly when the world is watching. For many of us, the first instinct when our wrongdoing is exposed is to rationalize our offense, minimize the harm we caused, or put the blame somewhere else. Celebrities, politicians, and business moguls are especially notorious for non-apology apologies.
I think this is a topic worth investigating since thereís a lot of talk right now about whether President Trump should admit when he's wrong and when he lies. Trump is not the first person in power to be in this situation. Iím sure you also see this play out all the time. Itís frustrating to see our leaders play these types of avoidance games. They cause us to lose faith, with the result being that we learn not to trust them. Many voters certainly do NOT trust Donald Trump, the KING of LIES, exaggeration, and hyperbole.

So, why do we avoid admitting our mistakes? I'm just as guilty as the next guy.
Our knee-jerk reaction when caught is to avoid taking responsibility by:

1. Blaming someone else,

2. Getting defensive, or

3. Rationalizing a wrongdoing with some sort of storyline we create.

Unfortunately, there are those among us who have gotten into a habit of doing one or all three Ė consistently. Whatís up with that? There's also the un-apology APOLOGY. You know the one. There's usually a .."BUT" in the apology and it doesn't ring sincere.
Apologies need a big comeback if we the people want a united country. We need to grow up and find a little maturity because THAT'S the missing link.
Maturity means owning up to a mistake, admitting we DID IT/SAID IT and saying something like: You were right. I was wrong and Iím truly sorry for what Iíve done. Truly sorry.

It's not really that hard--humbling, yes. Embarrassing--probably. But the bottom line, we all need to learn to admit when we are wrong and to take responsibility appropriately. This goes double for those in leadership roles.
CAN you hear me now, Donald J. Trump?? Congress?



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Dude, Clara is not the President of the United States, Trump is.
You people never seem to grasp the significance of that.
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Dude, Clara is not the President of the United States, Trump is.
You people never seem to grasp the significance of that.
And you people never seem to grasp the idea that if you or the so-called comedians who do, are going to condemn and berate the President of the United States....Then shut the fuck up and do his job.....

I personally, think he has done a better job than I expected of him....
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