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Fri Oct 7, 2016, 03:43 PM

PoliticusUSA: Trump Is Throwing Tantrums And Refusing To Prepare For Second Presidential Debate

An inside look at Trump's debate preparation reveals a candidate who is throwing tantrums while refusing to sit down and study ahead of the second presidential debate.

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The Washington Post went inside the Trump campaign and found an ugly situation brewing:

As his motorcade pulled into Denver’s Ritz-Carlton hotel for the night, Trump was in a fury. He lashed out at aides for booking such luxurious accommodations, saying he would have preferred to stay at a Holiday Inn Express — a chain he considers reliably clean — as he did on occasion during the primaries, according to three people familiar with the episode who spoke on the condition of anonymity for fear of retribution.

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http://www.politicususa.com/2016/10/07/trump-throwing-tantrums-refusing-prepare-presidential-debate.html

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Reply PoliticusUSA: Trump Is Throwing Tantrums And Refusing To Prepare For Second Presidential Debate (Original post)
ailsagirl Oct 2016 OP
kysrsoze Oct 2016 #1
ailsagirl Oct 2016 #2
alcibiades_mystery Oct 2016 #3
Bernardo de La Paz Oct 2016 #29
spiderpig Oct 2016 #4
stopbush Oct 2016 #5
ailsagirl Oct 2016 #6
SCVDem Oct 2016 #23
ailsagirl Oct 2016 #33
jberryhill Oct 2016 #7
CajunBlazer Oct 2016 #8
Me. Oct 2016 #10
anamandujano Oct 2016 #11
hlthe2b Oct 2016 #14
NYC Liberal Oct 2016 #17
ailsagirl Oct 2016 #34
anamandujano Oct 2016 #9
Yavin4 Oct 2016 #12
ailsagirl Oct 2016 #13
cagefreesoylentgreen Oct 2016 #24
BumRushDaShow Oct 2016 #35
wryter2000 Oct 2016 #15
NewJeffCT Oct 2016 #16
GopherGal Oct 2016 #40
taught_me_patience Oct 2016 #18
Mr.Bill Oct 2016 #19
tblue37 Oct 2016 #27
Angry Dragon Oct 2016 #20
Purrfessor Oct 2016 #21
yallerdawg Oct 2016 #22
Akamai Oct 2016 #25
Cryptoad Oct 2016 #26
SummerSnow Oct 2016 #28
ffr Oct 2016 #30
LisaM Oct 2016 #31
-Steph- Oct 2016 #32
ailsagirl Oct 2016 #36
-Steph- Oct 2016 #38
-Steph- Oct 2016 #37
greatauntoftriplets Oct 2016 #39
LisaL Oct 2016 #41
greatauntoftriplets Oct 2016 #42

Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 03:45 PM

1. Yesss... :D

Can't wait to watch this impending train wreck!

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Response to kysrsoze (Reply #1)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 03:46 PM

2. Ditto

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 03:47 PM

3. He's never read a policy paper in his life

 

He's an idiot.

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Response to alcibiades_mystery (Reply #3)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 06:26 PM

29. Policy is foreign to him but he married two affairs. . . . . nt

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 03:50 PM

4. I'll bet the Ritz-C was just fine for Old Donnie himself

but not for his staff.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 03:54 PM

5. Even if Trump had the interest in and discipline to present actual

RNC platform positions, he would still get his clock cleaned by Hillary as the Ds have the policies that work, that are inclusive and that the country wants by a wide margin.

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Response to stopbush (Reply #5)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 03:56 PM

6. HRC is a formidable opponent

Last edited Fri Oct 7, 2016, 07:10 PM - Edit history (1)

What a fool he was to go against her, what with her many years of public service and tons of experience

He made a huge mistake in thinking he could tackle her

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Response to ailsagirl (Reply #6)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:54 PM

23. Remember when?

 

The Colbert Report had the formidable opponent skits?

Better than tRump!

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Response to SCVDem (Reply #23)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 07:10 PM

33. Haven't seen those

darn

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 03:57 PM

7. He's right about Holiday Inn Express on two counts

 


1. They ARE reliably clean. Doing a lot of business travel in all sorts of accommodations, the one thing HI Express has going for it is the reliable sameness. Not necessary the most luxurious accommodations, but you know what you are getting and get the same thing every time. Westin Hotels, for example, have really comfy beds, but they seem to have gotten into this "signature scent" thing in which there is an odd smell in each one of them, ranging from "hint of vanilla" to "tropical mold".

2. "I'm not an expert, but I did stay in a Holiday Inn Express"

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 04:01 PM

8. I smell a rat

I think it is entirely possible that Trump is studying, studying and taking part in mock town halls. The info being "leaked" from the campaign could be a big false narrative.

I hope that is not the case and Trump is not preparing at all. Not that it matters because after what I saw in the first debate, I am confident that Hillary will out shine even a prepared Trump. No matter how well he does, it won't be enough to reverse the momentum Hillary has.

Historical fact: No Presidential candidate who was ahead in the polls after the first debate has ever lost the election.

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Response to CajunBlazer (Reply #8)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 04:09 PM

10. That's What I Was Thinking

Red Herring

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Response to CajunBlazer (Reply #8)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 04:09 PM

11. If he had the attention span to study and prepare, he would not be the dumbass he is today.

He and his staff are thinking about zingers. It's all they can hope for that he can land one for the MSM to play ad nauseam. It's too late to distill the loser out of the man.

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Response to CajunBlazer (Reply #8)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 04:34 PM

14. Yeah... this seems altogether TOO orchestrated

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Response to CajunBlazer (Reply #8)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:16 PM

17. That's what was said about the first debate though.

I think it's clear Trump is nuts and he really doesn't think he needs to prepare...and he really thinks he won last time.

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Response to CajunBlazer (Reply #8)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 07:12 PM

34. This story was on MSNBC as well

Could be a red herring but I don't see how, in a million years, he could ever come close to winning (or even making a quasi-reasonable showing at the next debate(s))

PS He's nuts, alright

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 04:03 PM

9. As always, this kind of stuff is music to my ears. Of course it means Hillary will have to endure

his nasty attacks because he has nothing else.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 04:12 PM

12. Looks like we have a 2nd hurricane on our hands.

Everyone take cover.

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #12)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 04:26 PM

13. Yikes!!

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Response to Yavin4 (Reply #12)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:56 PM

24. Hurricane Don?

Instead of wind and rain there will be tons and tons of bullshit coming down?

That's absolutely terrifying.

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Response to cagefreesoylentgreen (Reply #24)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 07:45 PM

35. It's a Trumpnado!



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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:03 PM

15. Please, please

I have more popcorn to pop. I want a repeat of the last debate.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:05 PM

16. Why should he prepare?

after all, the CBS Post Debate poll said he won the debate.

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #16)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 10:24 PM

40. And the CBS Post Debate Poll is never wrong!

...because it doesn't exist.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:19 PM

18. I wonder if this is a rope-a-dope

 

acting like he's not studying while doing the opposite?

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Response to taught_me_patience (Reply #18)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:24 PM

19. If he was that smart,

it would be the first time.

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Response to taught_me_patience (Reply #18)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 06:18 PM

27. Cramming for complex comprehension doesn't work. It is more likely

to confuse a person and cause brain freeze or babbling.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:48 PM

20. No Trump Tower in Denver??

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:50 PM

21. At this point after the hot mic, there is no need to prepare for the debate.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 05:52 PM

22. This crackpot con man is just hoping to get out...

before he gets a prison sentence!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 06:02 PM

25. I say, "Let Trump be Trump!" I would give him every twitter phone he wanted, as often as he wants.

 

What a horrible person -- and -- as Letterman says -- what a "damaged" person.

Contrast this person with Obama, Hillary, Bill, Biden, Bernie, Elizabeth, Harry, Merkley, Patrick Leahy, Blumenthal, Sharrod Brown, etc.

Not close by any stretch of the imagination!

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 06:16 PM

26. Now we know he dosnt have to practice,,,,

since he can grab her by the u know what and have his way with her........ geeez. I could never again look my daughters in the eye is I voted for that POS

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 06:18 PM

28. Easy, just drop out fool.

Remember when he said he as being 'nice' to Hillary by not saying anything about her husband..................



When it rains it pours



ROFLMAO

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 06:42 PM

30. Does he cancel now or face her public flogging?

I say he cancels or worse.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 06:42 PM

31. I hate when my aides book me into the Ritz-Carlton

I mean, really.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 06:47 PM

32. While I do believe, given Trump's arrogance, that it's entirely plausible he's not prepping..

I'm also a tad skeptical because I distinctly remember reading a story, not long after the first debate, stating that Trump had advised his surrogates and those close to the campaign not to let the media know that he's going to prep a lot harder for the 2nd debate.

Taking that into consideration, it seems just as plausible that whoever leaked this story is just following orders and making it seem as though he still isn't prepping.

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Response to -Steph- (Reply #32)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 08:35 PM

36. I don't think all the prepping in the world would make one iota of difference

Especially since this latest bombshell-- he's finished

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Response to ailsagirl (Reply #36)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 08:58 PM

38. Oh I completely agree with you that there isn't any amount of prepping that could save him now...

and I believe that would have been true even without the bombshell that just came out earlier today.

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 09:07 PM

39. And this is someone that some people think should lead the nation?

They're insane and so is he.

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Response to greatauntoftriplets (Reply #39)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 10:25 PM

41. Not just some. A whole lot.

Boggles the mind.

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Response to LisaL (Reply #41)

Fri Oct 7, 2016, 10:29 PM

42. Including a woman cousin of mine.

Who is on Facebook tonight practically blaming Hillary for all this.

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