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I wonder if our brave politicians have started developing a strategy on how to deal with an influx of refugees from the US if Trump is elected. Will we send them all to Nauru or only the coloured ones? Will we refuse visas to the white Yankees for their lifetime? Should we prepare our invasion of the US if an unsuitable president is elected?


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3 COMMENTS

  1. Theres a reason he was DEMOCRATICALLY ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE. Its easy to hate on Trump at first glance or just jump on the hate train. But do a little research yourself and u’ll find he’ll make a great President, just wait and see.

    • There was not reasons behind his democratic election by some of the people – there were emotions. Nor is it necessary to hate Trump – a mortal sin – to see the stupid inconsistencies in his platform. People who are driven by fear and anger will seek out politicians like Trump and Hanson who are happy to feed their fears and anger by providing targets – Muslims, Asians, Mexicans, Jews, homosexuals. Trump’s – and Hanson’s – policies do not stand scrutiny by reason – too many are internally inconsistent. He tries to help the forgotten people supposedly left behind by globalisation by putting in place tariffs that will undermine economic growth in the US and leave it further behind in its capacity to deliver a decent life to all its people, while applying the sort of taxation and social spending polices of Reagan that were part of why many of his supporters have not prospered. Hopefully like some other people who win power on emotional appeal he will be either tempered or stymied by the Congress and his administration , and reason and balance will prevail.

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