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Topic Title: WhatAboutism
Topic Summary: Trump's rhetorical deflection dissected.
Created On: 03/17/2017 05:21 AM
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 03/17/2017 05:21 AM
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johnnyboy

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http://www.npr.org/2017/03/17/...a-tactics-whataboutism

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"One of the reasons why propaganda tries to get you to hate government is because it's the one existing institution in which people can participate to some extent and constrain tyrannical unaccountable power." Noam Chomsky.

 03/17/2017 05:42 AM
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obx2

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Its called, calling out the hypocrisy..........

Granted, it does no good, and only distracts........what if thats the point...

 03/17/2017 05:50 AM
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RustyTruck

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It's called intellectual dishonesty.

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 03/17/2017 06:11 AM
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SuperTeeBird

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You are not calling out hypocrisy when your solution/deal/attitude is worse. That is throwing the red herring.

 03/17/2017 06:27 AM
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johnnyboy

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Hook line and sinker obnox. They are reeling you in.

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 03/17/2017 08:42 AM
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havanabama

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School yard banter, that's his level. I know you are, but what am I?

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 03/17/2017 09:47 AM
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obx2

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Originally posted by: johnnyboy Hook line and sinker obnox. They are reeling you in.

Don't worry about me, my eyes are wide open. These eyes are enjoying you libtards freak out about anything and everything pertaining to Trump. Especialy, when it exposes your own hypocrisy.

I will admit the childish nature of recieving joy out of your pain......but I don't give a fck, I still enjoy it........

 03/17/2017 10:37 AM
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SuperTeeBird

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Schadenfreude.

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