Is Trump Mad?

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Is Trump Mad?

yes
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no
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maybe
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djnotts
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby djnotts » 9 Oct 2020, 4:44pm

Indeed. Used to be prevalent in massaging the odd in greyhound racing in particular to my knowledge. But I think Trump far from dead in the water so not bad odds.

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Bonefishblues » 9 Oct 2020, 5:00pm

djnotts wrote:Indeed. Used to be prevalent in massaging the odd in greyhound racing in particular to my knowledge. But I think Trump far from dead in the water so not bad odds.

In a bizarre coincidence I was recounting to a colleague the circumstances around the dismissal of a 'Greyhound Grader' only a few minutes ago.

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby kylecycler » 9 Oct 2020, 5:33pm

I think if I won money on Trump being re-elected I'd use it for toilet paper if I didn't burn it.

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Oldjohnw » 9 Oct 2020, 5:43pm

I don't gamble anyway but there seems to me to be something particularly tasteless about betting on a Trump win.
John

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Mike Sales » 17 Oct 2020, 12:17pm

I have just read a review of a new biography of de Piffle.
Stanley Johnson's raising of his son gets much blame, and the reviewer compares him with Fred Trump, and his treatment of young Donny..

This book makes a good stab at answering the question, “What makes Boris Johnson tick?” By the end, we have a sense of what void Johnson with his restless ambition is seeking to fill. As with his counterpart in the White House, we can point to the damage inflicted by a callous, demanding father as a partial explanation for the lies, the betrayals, the narcissism. But that leaves a larger question untouched, one less about the politician than about the people who vote for him. That question is not “Why does Johnson behave this way?” but rather, “Why do we put up with it?”


We can only hope that the American electorate decides not to put up with Trump any more on the third of next month.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/oct/13/boris-johnson-the-gambler-by-tom-bower-review-the-defining-secret

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby mercalia » 17 Oct 2020, 12:45pm

n 3 weeks time this thread may be one of few that really will come to an end. Unless the law catches up on Trump the Chump

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby mercalia » 17 Oct 2020, 12:47pm

Mike Sales wrote:I have just read a review of a new biography of de Piffle.
Stanley Johnson's raising of his son gets much blame, and the reviewer compares him with Fred Trump, and his treatment of young Donny..

This book makes a good stab at answering the question, “What makes Boris Johnson tick?” By the end, we have a sense of what void Johnson with his restless ambition is seeking to fill. As with his counterpart in the White House, we can point to the damage inflicted by a callous, demanding father as a partial explanation for the lies, the betrayals, the narcissism. But that leaves a larger question untouched, one less about the politician than about the people who vote for him. That question is not “Why does Johnson behave this way?” but rather, “Why do we put up with it?”


We can only hope that the American electorate decides not to put up with Trump any more on the third of next month.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/oct/13/boris-johnson-the-gambler-by-tom-bower-review-the-defining-secret


The author was on LBC but I turned off when he mentioned his earlier book on Corbyn when he mentioned him as being an evil man with evil goals. :roll:

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Mike Sales » 17 Oct 2020, 12:52pm

mercalia wrote:n 3 weeks time this thread may be one of few that really will come to an end. Unless the law catches up on Trump the Chump


I think that if his presidential immunity and power come to an end the Trump story will continue in the courts. This is one of the reasons he is fighting so desperately in this election. There may be much more to come.

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Mike Sales » 17 Oct 2020, 12:53pm

mercalia wrote:
The author was on LBC but I turned off when he mentioned his earlier book on Corbyn when he mentioned him as being an evil man with evil goals. :roll:


Bower's USP is the hatchet job.

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby kylecycler » 17 Oct 2020, 1:43pm

mercalia wrote:In 3 weeks time this thread may be one of few that really will come to an end. Unless the law catches up on Trump the Chump

But Trump will still be mad. In fact, he'll be even madder! :o

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby mercalia » 18 Oct 2020, 10:33am

seems like he might leave the USA and possbly move to the Uk if he loses :shock: :shock: :shock:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/17/new-trump-golf-course-provokes-fury-in-scotland?

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Mike Sales » 18 Oct 2020, 10:36am

mercalia wrote:seems like he might leave the USA and possbly move to the Uk if he loses :shock: :shock: :shock:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/17/new-trump-golf-course-provokes-fury-in-scotland?


He might prefer a country which does not extradite to the USA!

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Oldjohnw » 18 Oct 2020, 12:35pm

Perhaps we should build a beautiful wall, the greatest wall in the history of our country, and get the USA to pay for it. Keep out foreign sex offenders and thieves.
John

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby mercalia » 18 Oct 2020, 1:08pm

Oldjohnw wrote:Perhaps we should build a beautiful wall, the greatest wall in the history of our country, and get the USA to pay for it. Keep out foreign sex offenders and thieves.


or just rebuild the one we have....

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby thirdcrank » 18 Oct 2020, 1:27pm

.... This precious stone set in the silver sea,
Which serves it in the office of a wall,
Or as a moat defensive to a house,
Against the envy of less happier lands; ...