[FoRK] Trumped!

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Wed Apr 27 13:55:37 PDT 2011

I considered pointing out last week that Trump seems to be the Democratic secret weapon, on his own accord or not.  At the very 
least, it is great performance art at making fun of the dummies who will fall for anything.  We're probably going to have to get a 
lot worse before really curing these goofs of believing anything, but it is an interesting step.  The question now is how far will 
Trump take it?  Will he reveal or not?

Are the smart guys in the room finally playing chess?

> Yet the political world came to a standstill as the president of the United States appeared personally to deal with what has to be 
> the most idiotic issue in the history of politics. Was it, as they claim, that the administration was so driven to the point of 
> distraction that members were no longer able to focus on the multitude of serious issues facing the country? Or is there another 
> explanation that makes more sense and would lead one to hope that the White House is smarter than it looks?
> With these bids duly reviewed and the bluffs factored in, even Ms. Nippy would surely conclude that these facts "trump the trick."
> So, in the words of Jack Cafferty, "Here's my question to you:" What motivated the White House to become a part of the spectacle 
> at this stage in the game? Was the posting of the birth certificate an intentional move to bolster the political standing of 
> Donald Trump? This is one Democrat that hopes it was, as it would demonstrate a political move of great sophistication and overall 
> strategic brilliance.
> /The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of James Carville./

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