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Would Donald Trump be better off if he allowed his advisors on important issues?

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Started: 1/17/2017 Category: Politics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Debating Period
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To begin with Trump would have won the election by a much larger margin had he, to put it simply, shut his mouth and focus on the issues at hand. He possesses the will to lead but he needs to listen to the people trying to help him. Every president carefully plans every word they say; it wouldn't hurt him to follow suit with this.


I don't actually disagree with your statement but it's good to present a unique and opposing point of view from time to time.
So while yes he could have come off as a more professional person and a more capable president, I believe that it is his open-mouth policy and strong statements that have attracted so many Americans. The idea is that by using his strong words and not attempting to change them in order to manipulate the American people he created a trust that the opposite candidate did not create nearly as well. This may be seem as why he actually would not have done as well because in fact by being himself he created a faithful group of not just older people but the youth as well.

The youth of America made hundreds of memes during the time about both of the candidates and if he was not as outspoken this wouldn't have happened. So while Hilary Clinton had mostly negative memes and other things being spread about her, Donald Trump had amazingly positive things being said about him for the time. I truly believe this is where he started to pull in the electoral votes, while the people voted him up, the college realized that he had a real chance and while things were said about him and his words were spread, the votes that mattered grew over the short time. So while he did not win in a landslide by any means his votes went up and he had over 60 more electoral votes(1) than Hilary Clinton. All because he decided to use his own words and not attempt to manipulate the people with them during the whole campaign.

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I agree a strong willed nature is needed and bold words are easily followed but, as the media has presented it he talked about stuff he didn't need to. One example of this being the vase of the disabled reporter, had he gone into the debate with a better plan created by him and reviewed by his advisors he could have totally avoided subject that crossed over the line like he tended to do.
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Posted by brycecook12 1 year ago
Yes but how much better off would he be if he had? And wise is a far stretch of the word in DT case.
Posted by Lookingatissues 1 year ago
You can't argue with success ....
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