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Daniel, your stance still does not appear right

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Aug 7, 2016 at 03:56

Hello, Daniel

I think we may be well beyond the stage where you might close your mind (I picture a submarine going down, claxon crying, and the call of DIVE! DIVE!, and all hatches getting screwed shut. This is a good attitude for a diving submarine, but not to a human mind). However, I am not past the stage of trying to reason with you. You said,

"How do you know that Trump will do something about it? You have no idea. He changes his mind at will and tells us "everything is a suggestion.""

That's an unfair question, and you know it. None of us are seers. If Trump said "everything is a suggestion", I believe him. All he is doing, is speaking the truth. So, who do you want in the White House? Someone who is speaking the truth? or an inveterate liar like Hillary.

You seem to have been gripped by an unreasonable fear, which I can only imagine has come about because of some sort of peer pressure. Trump is a Republican. Some 42% of Republican voters have endorsed him, far more than any other candidate. He was chosen, fair and square, in an open forum, after having competed with 16 of the best candidates the party had to offer. This is not a "new" Republican Party. It's the same one that nominated Ronald Reagan, two Bushes and Bob Dole.

Ronald Reagan was asked by a staff member, when he was about to assume office, whether he even HAD a foreign policy. The Gipper answered him, "I do. We win."

Has The Donald done differently than that? For God's sake, Daniel! The man let his daughter convert to Judaism; and you're afraid he might not like Jews? He's built tall, sound structures; and you think he can't order a government? There is nothing, nothing, nothing rational in the stance you are taking, so far as I can see.

I wish you would reconsider

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