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Trump walks in a room.

1. Moshe123 shoots at him because he is pure evil, 2. ilherman+hachover jump in front of the bullets because Trump is our savior. 3. aygart tackles Moshe123 because Trump is better than HRC, 4. but Baruch can't stand Trump so he tells aygart he's crazy and Trump is a madman. 5. ExGingi would like to point out that who cares what he is, all that matters is the supreme court nominations. 6. Dan and others aren't really sure how this makes them feel plus they don't really want to drink poison. 7. Spoiler alert: Moshe123's gun was empty, it was just a blank.

And Freddie is in the back of the room just cooking his cholent. Until he announces that there are TWO menu choices, Pareve Cholent or Vegetable Lasagna. While etech0 figured out that they are both poisoned.


Repeat x100.

And then Hilary walks into the room with the most confidence a candidate has had in recent history. She is so confident that she eats both the Pareve Cholent and Vegetable Lasagna. Everyone is the room is aghast, they don't know how this happened, could it be Comey is behind this poisoning or was it that her Obamacare premiums were to high to get her the help she needed.

Everyone stared as she choked and was cast into oblivion on November, 8, 2016 the last day she was heard from in the public eye.

Moshe123, ilherman, hachover, Baruch, ExGingi, Dan, Freddie, etech0, and the rest of America are in total shock and hope that so long as Trump doesn't eat any Pareve Cholent and Vegetable Lasagna and stays true to his supreme court nominees this may be the greatest thing to happen since the CSR and GC's.

But remember this may be the beginning of the end...

P.S. Thanks to cognitive dissonance aygart, Michael Moore, and Scott Adams knew the whole time that Trump could win, unfortunately for JTZ he may be off DDF for the next 4 years due to his mandatory 3 times daily consumption of CROW!

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Sub notes:

Nov 8 : Time to edit the wiki. Biggest upset in American History according to Michael Isikoff.


http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=57647.0

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/us/general_election_trump_vs_clinton-5491.html
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/us/general_election_trump_vs_clinton_vs_johnson_vs_stein-5952.html
https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump?lang=en
http://blog.dilbert.com/
http://fivethirtyeight.com/
All Political Ads - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvuOH0oJFwElBgRKz-eMlLw

As things turns out, the most prescient view on this election was that of Michael Moore! Though Scott Adams is also claiming a high view level of prescience.


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Johnson
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Author Topic: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread  (Read 1179241 times)

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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8115 on: November 16, 2016, 07:27:35 PM »
@aygart, I think you'll like this

Yes I did! Thanks! He articulated it better than I did (not surprisingly).

Regarding the emboldenment of right wing anti bigotry, I said previously that the prime reason for their embolenment is due to the Dems thowing around the bigotry label without regard to facts. When everyone who disagrees with the Dems is a bigot thenthat makes half the country bigots. If half the country are bigots the real ones will feel that they have half the country on their side. When a candidate is labeled as a major bigot they will now feel emboldened by it. When Trump says that we should stop illegal immigration and the Dems frame that as being anti immigrant that gives a license to those who are truly anti immigrant.
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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8116 on: November 16, 2016, 07:49:26 PM »
Yes I did! Thanks! He articulated it better than I did (not surprisingly).

Regarding the emboldenment of right wing anti bigotry, I said previously that the prime reason for their embolenment is due to the Dems thowing around the bigotry label without regard to facts. When everyone who disagrees with the Dems is a bigot thenthat makes half the country bigots. If half the country are bigots the real ones will feel that they have half the country on their side. When a candidate is labeled as a major bigot they will now feel emboldened by it. When Trump says that we should stop illegal immigration and the Dems frame that as being anti immigrant that gives a license to those who are truly anti immigrant.
Was just thinking that this morning
 This is literally the circle:
Media: trump is a white supremist,bigot, etc....
White supremist, bigot,etc: we endorse trump
Media: see trump.must be one bc they are supporting him

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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8117 on: November 16, 2016, 07:59:22 PM »
John Oliver in his mostly unfunny bit after Trump's victory had this line buried in there addressing whether the answer is to move to canada:

"literally the only excuse to ever migrate to Canada is if you were born there originally, itís springtime, and you are a goose"

Funniest line of the entire piece.
As well as the eight ball line (which is sadly accurate)
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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8118 on: November 16, 2016, 08:06:46 PM »
Funniest line of the entire piece.
As well as the eight ball line (which is sadly accurate)
I find that some of the humor is good, and some of the 'informational' stuff (for lack of a better term) is good - but mostly when they don't overlap too much. Like the goose line is really unrelated to the topic, and is just a funny line at Canada's expense.

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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8119 on: November 16, 2016, 08:51:43 PM »
I find that some of the humor is good, and some of the 'informational' stuff (for lack of a better term) is good - but mostly when they don't overlap too much. Like the goose line is really unrelated to the topic, and is just a funny line at Canada's expense.
I think that's his goal. He forces you to listen to boring information, by throwing in mildly related jokes.
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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8120 on: November 16, 2016, 09:47:37 PM »
I think that's his goal. He forces you to listen to boring information, by throwing in mildly related jokes.

Comedy writers, even really good ones, can't always hit a home run.
I'm sure the goal is that the jokes be seamlessly interwoven with the information. But that's hard to do and doesn't always happen when you have a weekly deadline. So you settle for base hit instead of a home run and you just put in goose jokes where you can.

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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8121 on: November 16, 2016, 10:24:43 PM »
I thought Lent is the time leading up to Easter.

So what was it? Why did they wear purple? Royalty (another sign of their arrogance)? Unity (blue and red)? Prayer and penitence?
So here we have another explanation for the purple:

http://fortune.com/2016/11/09/hillary-clinton-concession-speech-purple/
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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8122 on: November 16, 2016, 10:31:45 PM »
So here we have another explanation for the purple:

http://fortune.com/2016/11/09/hillary-clinton-concession-speech-purple/
Purple is a the color of royalty.

Maybe she was saying that she is like a queen in exile

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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8123 on: November 16, 2016, 11:02:09 PM »
Gen. Flynn to be named National Security Advisor.

NSA-designee Gen. Flynn is currently on the payroll of the government of Turkey. https://t.co/GsaQif0A8D

He retweeted an explicitly anti-Semitic tweet a while back.

http://m.jpost.com/US-Elections/Donald-Trump/General-Flynn-responds-to-Russia-accusation-with-anti-Semitic-tweet-462256#article=416221QkVEQUQ2ODk1NUUzRUJFMzcxRkZCMUUyQTE4QUEzQkU=

Pro-Russia, but that's a side point.

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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8126 on: November 16, 2016, 11:13:24 PM »
Gen. Flynn to be named National Security Advisor.

NSA-designee Gen. Flynn is currently on the payroll of the government of Turkey. https://t.co/GsaQif0A8D
Did you read the article? It does not say that.

Either way I don't like Flynn's appointment, but better than a president who was directly on the payroll of many shady governments.
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Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #8127 on: November 16, 2016, 11:23:54 PM »
Gen. Flynn to be named National Security Advisor.

NSA-designee Gen. Flynn is currently on the payroll of the government of Turkey. https://t.co/GsaQif0A8D

He retweeted an explicitly anti-Semitic tweet a while back.

http://m.jpost.com/US-Elections/Donald-Trump/General-Flynn-responds-to-Russia-accusation-with-anti-Semitic-tweet-462256#article=416221QkVEQUQ2ODk1NUUzRUJFMzcxRkZCMUUyQTE4QUEzQkU=

Pro-Russia, but that's a side point.
Conflicting reports.

https://mobile.twitter.com/GMA/status/799097220087840768
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