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Old 02-21-2018, 01:19 PM   #9891 (permalink)
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Does copping Joe Baiza’s style make you feel better or give you gratification?

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Old 02-21-2018, 01:43 PM   #9892 (permalink)
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Alright then, does copping my style make you feel better or give you gratification?
Makes me want a bleach scrub-down.
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Old 02-21-2018, 01:47 PM   #9893 (permalink)
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Then why do you do it* so often?


*Just to be clear, by "it" I'm referring to making meaningless, nonconstructive, and boring posts which you have said to be a trademark of mine. "It" does not refer to other trademark elements of my personality such as sexiness, pretentiousness, sense of humour, or intelligence.
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Old 02-21-2018, 02:00 PM   #9894 (permalink)
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*Just to be clear, by "it" I'm referring to making meaningless, nonconstructive, and boring posts which you have said to be a trademark of mine. "It" does not refer to other trademark elements of my personality such as sexiness, pretentiousness, sense of humour, or intelligence.
Not going to debate the others, but I've got you stone cold on sexiness.

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Old 02-21-2018, 02:04 PM   #9895 (permalink)
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Not going to debate the others, but I've got you stone cold on sexiness.

Whatever you need to tell yourself man.

So are you going to answer my question?
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Old 02-21-2018, 02:19 PM   #9896 (permalink)
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True. But to me, Trump is uniquely repulsive. I’d rather have the Westboro people show up. No exaggeration. He’s that sickening.
Sort of like having your murderer show up at your funeral, looking falsely apologetic and sympathetic.
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Old 02-21-2018, 02:29 PM   #9897 (permalink)
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You’ve heard him before.

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Old 02-21-2018, 03:01 PM   #9899 (permalink)
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I don't think that comforting victims of tragedies is a necessary function for the president tbh. It just feels empty.
^ Not the most important part of their job, of course, but it's still expected of a head of state. Any time there's a tragedy that impacts a whole nation, the head of state steps up to speak for the people, expressing sorrow or sympathy. A frivolous analogy might be the way the boss of a workplace makes a speech at a retirement party.

It's also a chance for heads of state to learn a bit of humility by meeting, honouring and talking, both to and about specific ordinary citizens, regarding them as more than just voters to be wooed. It's a real showcase of a President's charisma and empathy as well, and they get it wrong at their peril, as happened when the Queen misjudged the public mood after Lady Di was killed. She had to endure some of the worst headlines of her entire reign. The only one I still remember said, "Show us you care, ma'am" which is pretty ludicrous at one level, but that's how many people felt at the time: cheated because they didn't have a mourning figurehead on tv.

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Not going to debate the others, but I've got you stone cold on sexiness.
^ At last the rivalry between Chula and Frownland is getting down to fundimentals: it's always been about who has the biggest penis.

And, yes, back on topic, I agree with TH and OH: Trump is just creepy, with his deadpan, off-to-the-side, autocue pronouncements.
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Old 02-21-2018, 03:10 PM   #9900 (permalink)
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^ Not the most important part of their job, of course, but it's still expected of a head of state. Any time there's a tragedy that impacts a whole nation, the head of state steps up to speak for the people, expressing sorrow or sympathy.
I understand that it's expected, I just don't find it necessary or beneficial. The president can act nice and feel sorry for those involved in an incident, but neighbours, family, friends, and the media have that very much covered.

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Lol I see that as an unnecessary injection of oneself into someone else's business. Then again, I just work with a lot of people like that so maybe the analogy comes off differently for you.

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It's also a chance for heads of state to learn a bit of humility by meeting, honouring and talking, both to and about specific ordinary citizens, regarding them as more than just voters to be wooed. It's a real showcase of a President's charisma and empathy as well, and they get it wrong at their peril, as happened when the Queen misjudged the public mood after Lady Di was killed. She had to endure some of the worst headlines of her entire reign. The only one I still remember said, "Show us you care, ma'am" which is pretty ludicrous at one level, but that's how many people felt at the time: cheated because they didn't have a mourning figurehead on tv.
That's still not something that I find necessary in a leader, but even if I did, wouldn't a president consoling victims of a tragedy because they feel compelled to very much be treating those victims like voters?

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^ At last the rivalry between Chula and Frownland is getting down to fundimentals: it's all about who has the biggest penis.
Yes, I remember when that really came to a head in the member picture gallery and a load of posts were deleted.
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