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    Pompeo has policy ideas more in line with Trump's IMO. Tillerson was to uppity and did not respect Trump enough to be long in staying. His departure has been long expected so this doesn't surprise me at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannons Front View Post
    Tillerson and Trump have been at odds before, pretty sure that has been discussed in detail a few times here. Not really a surprise to me. I think "Experts say the damage he has done could last a generation" is a bit of a reach, I am sure that would depend on what "expert" a person was to talk to.

    Predictably, the more hackish types will say this firing is more evidence of Trump / Russia collusion. I think this had more to do with Trump wanting or needing a more experienced person in the diplomatic arena with the upcoming meetings with North Korea.


    I'd like to know what damage he has done according to all of these so called experts and who these people are.

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    Tillerson is speaking now
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    Quote Originally Posted by exotix View Post
    This is coming on the heels of Trump saying and doing nothing about the Russian poison terror-attack in the U.K. ... but most likely because Tillerson spoke the truth when he called Trumpf a moron ...
    What was Trump supposed to do about the Russian poison attack? Nuke Russia? Control yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Here at State? Don't try to sell that any more. No one's buying it.
    Now, now. All that dancing scuffs the floors. Who do you think has to re-buff them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by stjames1_53 View Post
    My ilk? Just who are my "ilk?"
    Anyone who disagrees with him. It's second to "racist."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    Now, now. All that dancing scuffs the floors. Who do you think has to re-buff them?
    Actually the "dancing scuffs" are actually scuffs made by the left collapsing because Tillerson didn't blurt out


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    Quote Originally Posted by gamewell45 View Post
    Only what I heard on TV; it was most likely an undisclosed (anonymous) source.

    I suspect that if the person who disclosed that information went public with his/her name, they'd be immediately fired so while some of these sources can be challenged, I give them the benefit of the doubt in many cases.
    Which cases? What's your criteria for one source is legit and another isn't? How can you challenge an un-named source? So many questions.
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    When you work for the President you do what he wants or you quit or get fired. I'd like to hear anyone say someone working for them can do or say whatever they please. They'd be lying.
    Democrats are a clear and present danger to our democracy and our society.

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