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I'm not surprised tv is dying. Span of show time is too frequently broken up by advertising.

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Lots of people with lots of gripes. We're all Americans folks. When we bastardize each other, we do the work of the Republicans and the Democrats. They just sit back and watch us fight. You know who I'm really mad at? My bank, my insurance company, corporate America, a $7.50 minimum wage, the tax code, the cost of education, the Federal Reserve, jobs that were outsourced to China, etc. Y'know, the things that really matter to us as citizens of the greatest country on the planet, now, in the past and in the future (if we can get it together). You need to stop bitchin'. There's a reason we're not referred to as The Greatest Generation. We've had it too good for too long. We're all a bunch of spoiled babies.

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Canada is leading in one thing only: the harbinger of the end of western civilization. (I am Canadian).

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To Batya I must say, I know many, many regular liberal Democrats who are not happy or content with their party. The Progressive social justice that lets criminals walk without bail and the transgender mutilation of children stick most in their craw. And now those who are Jewish - why support this Pro-Hama Party?

And to Peter, Ron DeSantis made a most crucial error with his support of the six-week abortion ban. His campaign was not run well, they should have realized he had to distinguish himself more clearly from Trump without abortion even being an issue (wasn’t that the point of putting it in the states’ court).

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Gotta love quoting an entry poll from MSNBC😆😆😆. So reliable!!

Looks like all the college and university disparaging is founded.

Coming from a guy with a Masters Degree!

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Another reason in favor of Trump that I did not see mentioned, is his true desire to go to war only as a last resort. I would venture to say that the majority of the military is made up of folks from middle America. A pro-war Nikki Haley would not be who I'd want with my son or daughter in uniform. The reverence Trump has for the lives of each soldier is genuine and he takes his role of sending men/women to battle, with the potential of death very reflectively and reservedly.

In addition, Trump is the only one I have heard calling out the fact that we are currently in a silent war. To see the mindset that has taken over in our country, it's hard to believe that it wasn't intentional and deliberate. If you don't acknowledge that, how are you to counter or reverse the mindset?

And after reading the article on Canada...perhaps it's time to build a northern border wall!?!

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Trump has absolutely no reverence for the military. Research the Hanoi Hilton, Malmedy, the Bataan Death March, Andersonville and Elmira. Then square that with Trump's statement on television no less, that POW's are losers or his mocking of John McCain's inability to fully raise his arms because he was tortured as a POW in Vietnam. The guy's a disgrace.

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PLEASE! Eliminate "bigly" from the lexicon. It's so juvenile 🤦‍♂️

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To attribute those characteristics strictly to DJT seems like an awfully narrow view of political figures.

Most are trying their hardest to strike a pose that appeals to everyone which is why they fail to accomplish anything useful .. they want power and someone else’s money and would spend it all to have his kind of supporters.

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I would just tweak the "college-educated and working-class voters" divide a bit. Many who toil in the humanities and arts with advanced degrees like me don't make much money, to put it bluntly, so we have a lot of concerns similar to the working class. It's a class war, not race or education war. So I did vote for Trump and will again, to my surprise. And "college educated" always sounds like those who aren't are kind of dumb. They aren't.

On the TV question, crappy TV just died or is dying. Paid subscriptions like cable did not deliver their promise of good, free drama or comedy. So now the subscription cancellations and crash. No more lectures, please, give us real narrative, and don't charge us if that means reruns of Bonanza.

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Is anyone else just waiting to see what else the Democrats have in-store to make sure that Trump doesn't win? How low will they go?

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Neither the Democrat or Republican leadership learned a thing from Trump’s first win.

Working class Americans are fed up with lip service from the political class comfortably ensconce in Washington.

They gave the Democrats a narrow second chance but they now like Charlie Brown after Lucy once again pulls the football on him.

If they had any hopes for Biden treating them better, it has evaporated for good reason - they are worse off for once more trusting the orthodox political establishment.

They are disgusted with the left liberal progressive agenda that is impacting the education of their kids, with the fiscal mismanagement that is leaving them poorer and the border fiasco that is allowing hundreds of thousands of migrants to dilute labour demand and to reduce their standard of living.

Trump has his warts but they are willing to tolerate them because they believe that he will do something concrete to make their lives better and to protect their homeland from those looking to test their nation’s resolve.

Simply, they believe he will do what he commits to.

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Bingo. I'm traditional and conservative; the Republican Party is just the vehicle. It still has the stench of Bush-Cheney (though the Bushes are good people but elitist) and the donor class. I'm descended from the working class, even the poverty class, given my mother and Greek grandparents knew hunger. I like DeSantis, but Trump is rich and has nothing better to do than to fight for what's important to me and my family and as important, make the let's heads spin around.

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I love talking about Trump, esp when he has a good daym, like yesterday in Iowa. Even his days in court he seems to come out with a positive approach to his situation. To be clear, I think as many others do, Trump has been unjustly indicted, and is being held to a different standard of law outside of historical judicial practices. IF he fails in any of his cases, it will be clear so see that the law was used unfairly, or interpreted unfairly in his prosecution and conviction. I know some in the FP feel otherwise, that is their choice, but to me it is clear what is going on.

Right away, MSM has begun their censorship campaign of Trump, deciding to NOT broadcast any of his speech last night after an historic caucus night in Iowa. That is suppression of the news, but expected.

I feel that Trump could tone down some of his vitriol towards his detractors, and try to be a bit conciliatory, or ignore them more. And if they reciprocate, nice, If not, they get what they get.

I dont expect much change from MSM to be honest.

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Well he said on Hannity he would be a dictator on day one closing borders (which I’m actually okay with) and drilling. But I have a hard time believing that he will stop on day one. Just the same way the right really believes Joe is a pedophile, I really believe Trump won’t stop at day one and could make other rash moves against democracy. Saying that as President he had total immunity is one of the things that concerns me. It’s all fun and games when it’s a president that you approve of but imagine if Joe were to say he has total immunity in office right now? What if he were to write an executive order taking Trump off all the ballots and then claimed total immunity? Well I don’t trust that Trump wouldn’t do something like that and I don’t want any president - regardless of party - to ever have total immunity in office.

Again I have other issues with him. He said he didn’t try to convince the Gov of Georgia to find votes (even though he’s on tape) but then just the other day his attorneys representing him claim that he is now saying that he didn’t have “fair notice” that his attempts to reverse his Georgia loss could result in criminal charges against him. It’s ridiculous

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Perhaps someone can explain something to me. In congress I see the GOP fighting tooth and nail to slash spending which would disproportionately affect the working class. the same at the state level. While the Democrats' pass legislation to increase things like the child tax credit which will lift more kids out of poverty - yet the working class hate them What am I missing.

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if making us energy independent and keeping us out of war and supporting Israel is a dictator. bring it on

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