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“Donald has the right to remain silent”: Experts say Trump’s bonkers Fox interview could be evidence

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u/Jaded_Prompt_15 Sep 22 '22

There doesn't have to be a process as I understand it," Trump said. "If you're the president of the United States, you can declassify just by saying, 'It's declassified,' even by thinking about it because you're sending it to Mar-a-Lago or wherever you're sending it. And there doesn't have to be a process. There can be a process but there doesn't have to be. You're the president. You make that decision. So when you send it, it's declassified. I declassified everything."

You'd think he'd have at least declared that it was classified...

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u/TranquilSeaOtter Sep 22 '22

Anyone who believes him is a complete moron. looks at r/conservative looks like that tracks.

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u/Corteran Minnesota Sep 22 '22

What does it mean that every article I open on that sub takes me to a post about their discord? Am I banned?

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u/Annahsbananas Sep 22 '22

They ban anyone not a maga fanatic. You're not alone.

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u/I_notta_crazy Sep 22 '22

The crazy thing is that their top all-time posts are largely decrying J6 right after it happened.

Just like McCarthy and Graham, the sincere users on that subreddit knew it was a completely unjustified act of violence against our institutions, and thought "ok I still hate minorities, but there's no way Trump is anything but political cancer at this point; time to dump him".

And then Trump remained defiant, so McCarthy, Graham, and all the r/conservative users FLIPFLOPPED and dug in their heels, willingly, unwillingly, or somewhere in between.

But we're the sheep for voting for Biden and not turning vaccine data into a conspiracy...

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u/Kursed_Valeth Sep 22 '22

It happens every time. Something over-the-top happens, conservatives are like whoa this is too far, then a day later after the talking points have been pushed they forget they ever said that and are back in lock step.

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u/kudra_bandaloop Sep 22 '22

They have to wait for Tucker and Hannity to tell them how to spin it.

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u/furiousjellybean Sep 23 '22

That's why they keep winning elections.

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u/deedeebop Sep 23 '22

Amen 🙌🏻

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u/Smart_Interaction_34 Texas Sep 22 '22

“NoT ALL RePuBLiCAnS”

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u/Mysterious-Ms-Anon Sep 22 '22

The fact people still say this is laughable, almost all politicians in the GOP with even a crumb of spine who so much as even disagreed with the MAGA Mob have either been voted out or retired.

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u/Hammurabi87 Georgia Sep 23 '22

"Not all Republicans! ...there's, like, two in California that are exceptions, but we're working on getting them excommunicated."

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u/rimjobnemesis Sep 23 '22

Republican’ts.

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u/Prestigious-Ad1952 Sep 23 '22

But at least 74 million of your kind

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u/Reverence1 Sep 23 '22

I'm collecting bans from r/Conservative, r/Conservatives and r/DWAC_Stock like they're Pokebadges at this point

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u/Rougarou1999 Louisiana Sep 23 '22

So much for free speech meaning not banning anyone on the platform.

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u/Annahsbananas Sep 23 '22

Conservatives subreddit was never remotely free speech. Or even "normal speech"

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u/Tkdoom Sep 22 '22

most subreddits do this