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7/31/2016 11:28:58 PM
Posted: 4 months ago
http://www.usatoday.com...

Thoughts on that?
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8/1/2016 1:48:53 AM
Posted: 4 months ago
New name for the thread: Trump considering recognizing reality
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8/1/2016 2:37:09 AM
Posted: 4 months ago
At 8/1/2016 1:48:53 AM, thett3 wrote:
New name for the thread: Trump considering recognizing reality

I mostly made this thread to see YYW's reaction, given his recent posts on Trump/Russia.
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8/1/2016 2:49:08 AM
Posted: 4 months ago
At 8/1/2016 1:48:53 AM, thett3 wrote:
New name for the thread: Trump considering recognizing reality

Lol, yep, pretty much.
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8/1/2016 3:45:55 AM
Posted: 4 months ago
At 8/1/2016 2:37:09 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
At 8/1/2016 1:48:53 AM, thett3 wrote:
New name for the thread: Trump considering recognizing reality

I mostly made this thread to see YYW's reaction, given his recent posts on Trump/Russia.

My reaction is simple:

Trump has a pro-Russia foreign policy. We know this, and here it is even more overtly clear.
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8/1/2016 1:34:27 PM
Posted: 4 months ago
At 7/31/2016 11:28:58 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
http://www.usatoday.com...

Thoughts on that?

It is pretty obvious that if he is willing to consider it, he has no concept of what a treaty is, why they exist, and why countries should honor them.

It really reinforces the entire authoritarian aspect of him and his supporters in that might equals right regardless of treaties and commitments.

It also demonstrates his lack of understanding of how changing our allies can have unintended negative impacts.

It is clear he is going to allow Russia to retake control of eastern Europe. I wouldn't be surprised if he withdraws support for South Korea and Taiwan causing regional conflict.

The greatest threat of authoritarianism is upon our door step to the White House and we can't even see it.