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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    So, you cherry-pick the reports or polls from Fox News you find credible based on whether you approve of the results.
    Don't we all?
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    Approve: 16%.

    Wish he would be more cautious: 32%.

    That's the problem with polls. No matter who makes the poll the questions don't allow for grey, just black and white. I would bet you that the 32% approve of president Trump, they just wish he would be a bit more cautious. The poll can make it look like only 16% actually do approve of him.The other telling thing is the 50% who disapprove of him. I would bet that there is no grey with that group either. Just black and white. They just hate him and it wouldn't really matter what he does, they will still hate him.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    Don't we all?
    No we don't. I don't give credibility to any poll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    I wonder how many of the 25 million people who follow Trump's tweets were polled? Ditto the 25-30 million people who follow Trump on Facebook?
    I follow him for entertainment purposes... if I want news about the President or White House, that's what the media is for because Trump and his tweets are $#@!ing useless beyond entertainment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    I don't like it. I think it can be helpful and go around the media, which drives them nuts (which is a good thing in my book) but I don't like his unrestrained approach. He is the President -- act like it.
    It is cringe-worthy and I feel embarrassed with how the world is perceiving him. When he Tweets with no thought to the consequences, he makes himself look very foolish most of the time. He needs someone who specializes in social media to take over his account for the next 4 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Don View Post
    Approve: 16%.

    Wish he would be more cautious: 32%.

    That's the problem with polls. No matter who makes the poll the questions don't allow for grey, just black and white. I would bet you that the 32% approve of president Trump, they just wish he would be a bit more cautious. The poll can make it look like only 16% actually do approve of him.The other telling thing is the 50% who disapprove of him. I would bet that there is no grey with that group either. Just black and white. They just hate him and it wouldn't really matter what he does, they will still hate him.
    I don't think that this poll is meant to be about his overall approval; there are things that Trump has said and done which aren't supported, even by his supporters. His Tweets seem to be one of them. I wouldn't consider it an indication of his actual approval rating. I didn't support how Obama used drones, but for the first couple years I still probably would have polled as approving or indifferent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    In addition to the clowns, like you, who follow the President for amusement, there are many like me who want to read what he has to say before it is mangled by the left media.
    Go away kid .. ya BORE me
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    I wonder how many of the 25 million people who follow Trump's tweets were polled? Ditto the 25-30 million people who follow Trump on Facebook?
    Quote Originally Posted by Adelaide View Post
    I follow him for entertainment purposes... if I want news about the President or White House, that's what the media is for because Trump and his tweets are $#@!ing useless beyond entertainment.
    I understand. There are many people who have to be told what to think.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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    In addition to the clowns, like you, who follow the President for amusement, there are many like me who want to read what he has to say before it is mangled by the left media.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bo-4 View Post
    Go away kid .. ya BORE me
    What did you object to?
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    I don't like it. I think it can be helpful and go around the media, which drives them nuts (which is a good thing in my book) but I don't like his unrestrained approach. He is the President -- act like it.
    The converse is also true: he is the President; treat him like it.

    Most of these tweets which so many find objectionable are instigated by actions from the left that I find objectionable. I am, therefore, far more forgiving to Trump's reaction than I am the MSM/etc instigators.

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