It doesn’t seem like the Trump tape hurt him much, if we go by this.
I couldn’t help notice the favourable references to Bernie Sanders by Trump. Part of a strategy to placate the Bernie Bros??
But I have to laugh at Trump from 34.58 bashing Canadian single payer health care, given how he was *in favour of something like it* until (apparently) just a few years ago:
What Trump would put in Obamacare’s place is unclear, but he does seem to be making noises about more government funding for people who cannot pay for health care.
I will say: at least Trump has the guts to talk about the elephant in the room: the rise of Islamist terrorism and the need to do something about it.
You’d think Trump would get some credit from the left for saying he would never have gone into Iraq in 2003 (from 43.38), but you can bet the regressive left will never be capable of doing this.
Given the mad attempts to gun up an unnecessary and dangerous conflict with Russia in Syria and the Ukraine, Trump has it right, at least in his rhetoric:
Hillary’s talk about the suffering in Syria was disgusting and hypocritical, given how she and Obama’s administration are guilty of pouring petrol on that fire, by supporting the insurgents, including Islamist fanatics, and attempting an unhinged and schizophrenic policy of trying both to overthrow Assad and to oppose ISIS at the same time (Hillary and her State Department’s mad strategy to topple Assad is analysed here). Her anti-Russian propaganda is hysterical, deceitful and dangerous. Trump was correct to attack her over the disastrous intervention in Libya and his hints at a more sane policy in Syria.
It was stunning that Trump even disagreed with his running mate Pence and was firm in opposing any American attacks on the Assad regime. It’s a pity that Trump had to spoil this with a bit of anti-Russian talk.
And, all in all, despite all of Trump’s bad points, he still sounded better on economic matters.
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