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    President Trump upon arriving in Saudi Arabia on Saturday did not bow to the Gulf leader as former President Barack Obama appeared to do -- a move interpreted as American weakness.

    In 2009, Obama appeared to bow to then-Saudi leader King Abdullah at a G-20 summit in London.

    Videos show Obama bending at the waist toward the king. The White House at the time purportedly denied that the president had bowed, with a source saying Obama was taller than the king, so he had to lean.


    "taller than the King". So is Trump...
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    They'll pick at any little thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry Morris View Post
    They'll pick at any little thing.
    Also, Trumps grasp of formalities seems to be at the least wanting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anapeg View Post
    Also, Trumps grasp of formalities seems to be at the least wanting.
    He didn't bow to sheikhs, so he gets points for that
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry Morris View Post
    They'll pick at any little thing.
    Democrats are brutal that way...
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    Trump has had a shaky start, much of it of his own making, but the media has been overboard in their continual negative coverage of him.
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    Should I continue to await the dispersal of all the undesirables, terrorists, Mexicans, etc, and the building of the wall which to my recollection were both top priority? I will bring up the millions of new jobs at another juncture.
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    It is a big job, but it is being done.
    The media has to understand he is the President, and stop the constant negativity towards the President. And no, he will not be impeached.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hans View Post
    It is a big job, but it is being done.
    The media has to understand he is the President and stop the constant negativity towards the President. And no, he will not be impeached.
    No argument here, I still have yet to see anything concrete, so to speak.
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    Just look at the job market and stock market. Not all coincidence.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anapeg View Post
    Should I continue to await the dispersal of all the undesirables, terrorists, Mexicans, etc, and the building of the wall which to my recollection were both top priority? I will bring up the millions of new jobs at another juncture.
    He can't create millions of jobs in three months. Aren't you being a bit unfair?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hans View Post
    It is a big job, but it is being done.
    The media has to understand he is the President, and stop the constant negativity towards the President. And no, he will not be impeached.
    He has, on occasion, been responsible for some of the negativity. The elimination of his twitter account could go a long way in helping him. Hopefully the left/MSM's temper tantrum will subside. It has become quite tiresome.
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    He can't create millions of jobs in three months. Aren't you being a bit unfair?
    He did make the claims, I simply bring up inconsistencies. He made mention of timelines, and those have failed to materialise.
    Am I being a "bit" unfair? I will give you that and more. Donald Trump "will never be known as the ugly American, he is over qualified", (Hawkeye Pierce, Mash 4077). He is a braggart. a blowhard, unrefined, misplaced human being. He is capable of seeing the fruition of many of his promises I have little doubt. Finesse, ability to follow protocol, dignity, all qualities of a world leader are severely lacking. Once these qualities are breached I can see no turning around but possibly worsening. What is the end of this? Younger people today lack basic skills in public and this could and likely will accelerate the fall into what could be a murky mess. Convoluted I realise but a concern of my own nonetheless.
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    He did make the claims, I simply bring up inconsistencies.

    He did claim he would create millions of jobs. He did not claim he would do so in his first three months.

    One would have to assume he meant in his four years in office. In that sense, you're short-changing him 45 months at this point, which is kind of substantial.

    Judge him on this claim at the end of four years. So far,so good, his numbers swamp Obama's to this point.

    Donald Trump "will never be known as the ugly American, he is over qualified", (Hawkeye Pierce, Mash 4077). He is a braggart. a blowhard, unrefined, misplaced human being.

    Hey, every country has to have their Pierre Trudeau!

    Finesse, ability to follow protocol, dignity, all qualities of a world leader are severely lacking.

    Agreed. He is the epitome of unrefined at this point. But, at the same time, that's what attracted many people to him: they didn't want another "refined" politician as defined by the Washington,DC elite.

    Younger people today lack basic skills in public and this could and likely will accelerate the fall into what could be a murky mess. Convoluted I realise but a concern of my own nonetheless.

    I get what you're saying. And, it's true, one has to wonder what the young kids will get from Trump, as far as someone to look up to. In that sense, he needs to clean up his act.

    But, alas, I remember being younger, coming of age politically, so to speak, and having one of the most refined gentleman to ever hold the office as my president. Protocol? The guy had it oozing out his ears.

    And after eight years of him, you know what I, as a young American, took away from it all? A cigar can be a sex toy, make sure your date doesn't wear a blue dress if oral sex is on tap, and it's okay to lie under oath as long as the end result is you keep your job.
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    By the way, I LOVE M*A*S*H!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aristotle View Post
    By the way, I LOVE M*A*S*H!
    One more thing we have in common.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hans View Post
    It is a big job, but it is being done.
    The media has to understand he is the President, and stop the constant negativity towards the President. And no, he will not be impeached.
    It's getting laughable. Throughout his whole foreign trip, even during the Manchester bombing, CNN had whether or not Trump held Melania's hand in their top three stories.
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    And this is one of the issues with the media coverage. They still behave like if it's election time, totally ignoring Trump is now President Trump. Representing the USA is a big task, I think they can do with less absurd coverage and headlines.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hans View Post
    It is a big job, but it is being done.
    The media has to understand he is the President, and stop the constant negativity towards the President. And no, he will not be impeached.
    he won't?? Nah, probably not. He'll just quit. Then Pence can get something done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aristotle View Post
    He can't create millions of jobs in three months. Aren't you being a bit unfair?
    He sure has tried to take credit for stuff that was Obama's doing - which all his sheep implicitly believe!!
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