How is Trump "conservative" when he supports liberal social programs and Federal intervention in trade and business?

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  • 1 year ago

    People conflate conservatism with bad manners because they so often go hand-in-hand.

    • electricpole
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      1 year agoReport

      You want to see "bad manners" visit Detroit, Chicago, LA, or Buffalo. Hardly bastions of conservatism.

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  • humpty
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    1 year ago

    Trump is a sociopathic con man, without actual principles of any kind beyond self gratification and ego stroking. This liberal agrees completely that Trump is not a conservative as does George Will, who IS a conservative and has left the GOP because it has ceased to represent his beliefs.

    Trump is essentially a Fascist, a believer in a one party state with a capitalist economy and a single Leader who makes the rules as he sees fit. That's why he admires dictators so much.

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  • 1 year ago

    He is neither conservative or democrat he is a greediest

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Actually he's a democrat anyway.

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  • 1 year ago

    I never said he was a conservative.

    Conservatives have never managed to conserve anything, so we're replacing them.

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  • 1 year ago

    Well he registered as a Republican, this time, and the word conservative is pretty much meaningless otherwise. Has been since they started electing movie stars.

    • He was a Democrat 10 years ago.

      He supported Hillary in 2008.

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  • 1 year ago

    It's....almost as if the real world of politics isn't binary....crazy right?

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  • Yavan
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    1 year ago

    There you go! It's time for a good dose of ''Not a real conservative!''

    That will solve all these issues.

    But you see.. the problem is… worshipping rich guys is exactly the mentally-challenged cult conservative America has been sold.

    Trump is no accident of conservatism… no… way too easy.

    Trump is its logical result.

    Of course he's a petulant child.

    How would you have turned out if you had I don't remember how many millions by the age of 10? (And not a SMALL $1 million loan like he claimed).?

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    He is a populist tyrannical fake. A Trumpist.

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  • 1 year ago

    and supports big spending, big deficits, has spoken against the 2nd amendment

    sadly for some people, as long as you run as republican, you're ""'conservative""

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