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  1. mildlyo Member

    You started this one off so strong. “You’re finished, Democrats,” I said to myself. “These guys hate Trump more than they love their children, and even they aren’t buying this deepstate indictment nonsense.”

    And then y’all talked yourselves into the usual doom and gloom in which the campaign of conquest of the fragments of the Russian empire by NATO is spun as normal and Russian reconsolidation is invasion.

    At least you’re entertaining. Keep up the good work.

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    • July 16, 2018, at 7:13 PM PDT
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  2. Jeff Hawkins Coolidge

    mildlyo (View Comment):

    You started this one off so strong. “You’re finished, Democrats,” I said to myself. “These guys hate Trump more than they love their children, and even they aren’t buying this deepstate indictment nonsense.”

    And then y’all talked yourselves into the usual doom and gloom in which the campaign of conquest of the fragments of the Russian empire by NATO is spun as normal and Russian reconsolidation is invasion.

    At least you’re entertaining. Keep up the good work.

    It was peak Pod to assume that Obama went “harder” on Russia after the election out of “concern” that a Russian asset was elected vs. any sort of ill intention to undermine a Republican administration

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    • July 18, 2018, at 5:48 AM PDT
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  3. mildlyo Member

    What is “peak POD”? You’ve got me curious.

     

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    • July 18, 2018, at 7:00 AM PDT
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  4. Jeff Hawkins Coolidge

    mildlyo (View Comment):

    What is “peak POD”? You’ve got me curious.

    With John, when critiquing Trump, or even Prager during the whole “theoretical second Civil War debate” it is far more personal, biting type of criticism that with Obama, where it’s a mere theoretical thing.

    Obama’s harsh talk on Russia post-Trump’s election seemed fairly obvious as political cover while things were going on behind the scenes to undermine the incoming administration. To say he was “worried we had elected a Russian asset” is perhaps the most rose colored glasses explanation given all the shady things administration officials were doing in the meantime during transition. Tell me again why a UN ambassador needs to unmask anyone? Do we think one of the more partisan animals and more willing to use such power just got a Fusion GPS briefing as actual intelligence without knowledge of who funded it?

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    • July 19, 2018, at 10:06 PM PDT
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  5. mildlyo Member

    Peak PODhoretz. Got it. I thought I’d missed an acronym. 

    There is a common behavior among elite baby boomers whose long held theories are murdered by facts. They attempt to pile on the intellect as a weapon instead of reconsidering their ideas in light of the events of actual history. When their arguments collapse they get a little testy.

    You see this from Clinton on the leading edge to Obama at the trailing edge. POD is typical.

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    • July 19, 2018, at 10:36 PM PDT
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