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The Aussie people seem to "get it"

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Submitted by Michael S, Feb 16, 2017 at 13:08

Cheers, Moh!

I had to surf around a bit, to see your comment here. I'm still waiting, for Daniel Pipes to reboot himself concerning our new President. When he does, I think the articles will get more interesting here, and your comments more frequent.

Hey, congratulations to your rich boy PM, Mr. Turnbull! He seems to be the only world leader who "gets" Donal Trump. He managed to say in 20 minutes, what stale-wind-emitters like Merckel can't say in an hour; and when the dust settles, we end up still saddled with his wretched Nauru migrants! The next shout's on me, for "Malcolm the Brawler".

I had removed my bookmark for "The Australian", because they try to force me to subscribe just for the dubious glory of reading their articles; but I did manage to catch one commentator there calling me and my fellow Americans "ratbags" over the phone call. I take that as an honor, and will put the "ratbag" award up on the wall, right next to the "deplorable" one I got from Lying Hillary Clinton. In another surf, I came across this:

"Donald Trump exposes loss of American virtue"

--http://www.theaustralian.com.au/opinion/columnists/paul-kelly/donald-trump-exposes-loss-of-american-virtue/news-story/b9a1c295a4536bb9b9fd3cba0162d21c

in which Sydney's own Paul Kelly tells us, once again, what deplorable ratbags we Americans are. The readers' comments are real gems:

1. Juliet
Oct 22, 2016

"Opps!..... I thought I was reading about Australia but kept seeing 'America' in this story. That bit about 'rich, self-interested elite..."

2. Paul
Oct 17, 2016

"The "growth of a rich, self-interested elite, richer, more aloof and more isolated than ever from the people" is a very apt description in the US AND here in Australia..."

A nice, juicy one:

3. S
Oct 17, 2016

"Don't you get it you Leftie Journos? The middle class masses are on to you - they've had enough and any alternative will do. Even someone like Trump - can you believe that?"

Therefore, how bad are you journos that the Middle Class choose Trump??

4. Raymond
Oct 17, 2016

"Joke or no joke, as seen in Australia "jokes" get voted in."

There were many more; but my favorite, of course, is:

5. Malcolm
Oct 16, 2016

"GO THE DONALD!"

You know, I think US-Australian relations have never been better: The elites on both sides of the Pond are leaving bricks in their toilets; but the PEOPLE on both sides are cheering on spunky, HONEST leaders of genuine merit -- leaders like the one America now has in the White House.

God bless and keep you and yours, mate :-)

Concerning Dr. Pipes' responses to the goofy Iranian news people, by the way, he gets a big 'GO THE DANIEL!" from me. He did a good job there.

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