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Would Donald Trump make a Great President ?

  1. profile image59
    Josephf bailey jrposted 2 years ago

    Would Donald Trump make a Great President ?

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    Larry Wallposted 2 years ago

    Absolutely not! As a successful businessman Trump gives orders and those people who get a pay check from him do his bidding or they will hear his infamous words"You'r fired." Trump cannot fire the Congress, the Supreme Court, federal civil service employess and so on. His ego is over inflated and he would never be able to negotiate with foreign leadeers. No matter how much money he has, Trump will do to the Republican party the same thing Ross Perot did when George H.W. Bush was running for a second term. He diverted part of the conservative vote and allowed Bill Clinton to become president. If you do not like Democrats, as many have indicated, do you want to make a choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

    Trump is a successful businessman and often people say government should be operated like a business. In business you deal with supply and demand. In politics you deal with needs, good ideas, bad ideas, and deficit spending, which is not bad, but would be hard for Trump to handle.

  3. lisavollrath profile image95
    lisavollrathposted 2 years ago

    https://usercontent1.hubstatic.com/12477714_f260.jpg

    Absolutely not. He's a "my way or the highway" kind of businessman, and our government doesn't work like that. Ego-driven blowhards have no place in the White House!

    1. ChristinS profile image96
      ChristinSposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      LOL at the graphic.  Also, he's been bankrupt how many times? Not exactly the picture of fiscal responsibility nevermind the narcissism.

  4. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 2 years ago

    He won't even win his party's nomination!
    Sure he'll have his share of "sound bites" which may resonate with many people are feeling anger and frustration with our political system as is. Oversimplification of issues perks ears too!
    We've gotten to the point where having (no experience) legislating bills or never been elected to a single position is considered a plus!!!
    Can you imagine any other position where with no relatable hands on experience qualifies you to get a job?
    A landscaper decides he wants to be the chief surgeon at the Mayo clinic, a bus driver decides she wants to fly commercial planes for United Airlines and their selling point is they were successful in their pervious career. Seriously???
    Entrepreneurs are as close to being "dictators" as possible!
    They're use to barking orders and having people run out of their offices to execute those orders. Congress does not work for the president. Elected officials are either looking out for their own states/communities or they have their eye on unseating the current president.
    There is a reason why people like Nelson Rockefeller, Steve Forbes, Herman Cane, Dr. Ben Carson, and Ross Perot, don't get elected. These people are used {telling people what to do} not negotiating with them!
    One either does what they are told or they get fired!
    When it's all said and done politics is about trying to cut deals and compromise.  A president can't fire a senator or congressman!
    Most of these rich guys know very little about foreign policy issues. Essentially once the debates highlights foreign policy stances, leaders, and existing treaties they trip over themselves.
    Few people would be trust them having their hands on the button.

  5. connorj profile image76
    connorjposted 2 years ago

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/12479909_f260.jpg

    The Donald or the Jeb would be the perfect Republican candidate to run against the Hillary; that is, if you want to polarize the votes and increase the probability of the Hillary party winning...

  6. M. T. Dremer profile image94
    M. T. Dremerposted 2 years ago

    Only if his hair agrees to be his running mate.

  7. edmek55555 profile image77
    edmek55555posted 2 years ago

    I try not to talk politics much but that being said, he would be a good president for this time. Many people just look at the man and see who he is and say no. However he is a guy who could really help in a lot of areas america is struggling with right now such as the job market. He is also a take charge kind of guy, which though people tend to dislike, is what we need right now. The string of passive presidents we have had hasn't helped us, trump would be the change we need.

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      Larry Wallposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      The man has use the bankruptcy courts to get out of many financial jams, and has no expressed knowledge in foreign affairs. He would viewed as a clown on the world stage. Also every time he would dismiss someone, the headline would be "You're Fired".

    2. edmek55555 profile image77
      edmek55555posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I certainly agree he lacks knowledge in foreign affairs, however most of our foreign affairs are things we shouldn't be involved in any way. We need a president who will focus on the homefront and right now I think Trump is the best for that purpose.

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      Larry Wallposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      9-11, Iran and ISIS has shown us what foreign lands can do to us. Other foreign countries need our help. Others are creating economic opportunities. We are a part of a global community. We cannot return to isolationism.

    4. edmek55555 profile image77
      edmek55555posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Another great point, but in a lot of these cases, those countries don't want are help, and we too often stick our nose in things that aren't our business such as what we are doing with Russia and making unnecessary enemies.

    5. hglick profile image89
      hglickposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      He would be good because he says what he believes and that is the complete opposite of the current WH resident. Also all the negatives mentioned in the prior comments can absolutely be applied to our current leader. EX; "My way or the highway"

 
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