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Why Americans (USA) support Donald Trump


Most of my relatives live in the USA. Here is a recent post on Facebook by one of them who has copied and pasted this:

HOW I FEEL ABOUT TRUMP ~ by Steve Harvey

You've been on vacation for two weeks, you come home, and your basement is infested with raccoons.. Hundreds of rabid, messy, mean raccoons have overtaken your basement.. You want them gone immediately!.. You call the city and 4 different exterminators, but nobody can handle the job.. But there is this one guy, and he guarantees to get rid of them, so you hire him.. You don't care if the guy smells, you don't care if the guy swears, you don't care if he's an alcoholic, you don't care how many times he's been married, you don't care if he has a plumber's crack, you simply want those raccoons gone!.. You want your problem fixed!.. He's the guy.. He's the best!
Here's why we want Trump: Yes, he's a bit of a jerk; Yes, he's an egomaniac; but we don't care!.. The country is a mess because politicians suck, the Republicans and Democrats can be two-faced and gutless, and illegals are everywhere.. We want it all fixed!.. We don't care that Trump is crude, we don't care that he insults people, we don't care that he has changed positions, we don't care that he's been married 3 times, we don't care that he fights with Megyn Kelly and Rosie O'Donnell, we don't care that he doesn't know the name of some Muslim terrorist.. This country became weak and bankrupt, our enemies were making fun of us, we are being invaded by illegals, we are becoming a nation of victims where every Tom, Ricardo, and Hasid is a special group with special rights to a point where we don't even recognize the country we were born and raised in; "AND WE JUST WANT IT FIXED”.. And Trump is the only guy who seems to understand what the people want..
We're sick of politicians, sick of the Democratic Party, sick of the Republican Party, and sick of illegals!.. We just want this thing fixed.. Trump may not be a Saint, but we didn’t vote for a Pope.. We voted for a man who doesn't have lobbyist money holding him back, a man who doesn't have political correctness restraining him.. We all know that he has been very successful, he’s a good negotiator, he has built a lot of things, and he's also NOT a politician, NOT a cowardly politician.!.. And he says he'll fix it.. And we believe him because he is too much of an egotist to be proven wrong, or looked at and called a liar.. Also, we don't care if the guy has bad hair.. We just want those raccoons gone, out of our house, NOW!!!
You are welcome to copy/paste/share this.. Thousands of people who haven't voted in 25 years seem to be getting involved.. And the more people get this message, the more that will understand why Trump was elected..The raccoons have got to go!!!

I think this is why there is a rise in the far right. The liberals have had their way and it hasn't worked. Pandering to every minority group just ends up leading to impotency, nothing can get done. You can't sack anyone because they are a gender fluid vegan. Public services only employ people based on ticking minority boxes.

I'm not suggesting no-one has rights but you have to apply some common sense.

I wonder if the same attitude would apply to Corbyn or, say, Boris.

Not sure Trump will do any of the stuff he promised though. He was going to build the wall day 1 of his presidency. So far zero development on that front after over two years. He talks the talk, but no evidence of him walking the walk.

Its an interesting question, Trump won the US presidency whilst losing the popular vote, he just won enough electoral college votes. The Democrat Hillary; was despite winning the popular vote possibly not their best candidate either and may be just as devisive with Americans as Trump.
He is certainly disruptive and it can be a good thing to break up the status quo, but as Shizzy notes he's not actually achieved much other than reduce taxes for his follow billionaires.
I suspect he is not as popular with Americans as the Facebook post implies. Much like our own politicans  :)


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