Skip to comments.Trump: Muslim Ban 'Just A Suggestion'
Posted on 05/12/2016 12:55:23 PM PDT by Cyberman
Donald Trump, who issued a December press release "calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States," said Wednesday such a ban "hasn't been called for yet" and it was "only a suggestion."
It's the latest lightning-speed evolution for the real estate tycoon as he pivots from the provocateur who upended the Republican primary to a general election candidate....
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Trump seems to be moving left on one issue after another. Yes, he is as undisciplined verbally as he is mentally, and anything he says has to be taken with a grain of salt, as nothing more than an improvisation of the moment. But ... is there ANY issue on which he has shifted to the right?
BUT we don’t want Trump to by pass Congress...we want to see who is hanging up on what, who is voting for or against so we know who to primary out...
If Trump runs the Oval Office like obuma has, we will still be in the same position as we are now, and that is not what we want...
That is weird. It's almost as if he understood how to frame a debate for the purpose of protecting one's position from attack....as if he were some kind of world class debater who could bring the conservative platform to the people in a way that the MSM would have a harder time attacking....as if we had the most competent and conservative candidate since 1980 sitting right in fromnt of us and the fools were tricked by the MSM once again into nominating a donkey in elephant's clothing.
Oh well...I guess platitudes and stream of consciousness diatribes will have to do. Consistent conservative logic has left the building.
As a campaigner and potential presidential hopeful, what Trump is doing is laying out to us what he *wants* to do, and has the conviction (and wisdom) to do. Whether he can do everything he wants for us, within the confines and restrictions of Congress, is another matter. Here is praying he can do all he wants to do. He is NOT waffling.
Everyone needs to expect this kind of BS from the MSM, Libs, and the GOPe until November 2nd.....
That’s the spirit! Keep doing the same s——t over and over again, thinking that it will be different this time! I mean, its bound to be true one of these times, right?
Or, you can maybe come to an awareness that every single one of them are playing us all like cheap kazoos. The next meaningful vote I MIGHT get to cast in my lifetime here in the USA will not be printed on paper or shown on a screen. It will be copper jacketed.
There is no longer a system to work within.
Nothing has changed. This is a case of Trump using the wrong word. He clearly says, “until we can figure out what’s going on.”
More spin from the liberal scum media.
You seem to be a little confused...
Congress wanted to work with Obama, Obama is the one who shut out Congress except for his first two years when the democrats controlled the House and Senate.....
So to clarify, you think it's Ok for Trump to bypass congress, act unconstitutional, rule by E.O. rather than govern within his constitutional powers..?
Just like Obama...? Seriously ?
Gee, my greatest fear...
A Nationalist Trump acting like a Marxist Obama...
Trump never said ‘ban’, he said moratorium.
CNN is trying to say he’s flipped by not saying something he never said.
Besides, he’s put what’s wrong on the front page - it’s the Muslim ‘religion’.
As mayor, I will be the British Muslim who finally roots out extremism and radicalisation from British society. I will support mainstream Muslims to challenge extremists and work with the internet providers to ban extremist websites.
" Wait," Goodwin cautions, "if Khan is saying there is an actual link between Islam and Islamic terrorists," Khan must be wrong.
B/c President Obama says there is NO connection, and He always knows best. best.
Lol. Learn to think more strategically.
In life, ends/goals are what matterthe means/methods for how we reach them are often variable.
Banning Muslims was never a goal, it was only a potential policy method towards the real goal of keeping Americans safer until better vetting procedures were in place.
I say again, stop getting hung up on policy specifics. Those are largely irrelevant.
Islam needs to be put in a different category than ‘religion’. Any group that wants to kill nonbelievers and take over countries should be considered a subversive group hiding behind a religion.
And so the drip, drip, drip starts - “just a suggestion”, “this is the Republican party, not the conservative party”, etc. etc. I guess the supply of red meat to the base is running low now that he’s got the nomination.
There’s gonna be a great big steaming pile of “I told you so” by November.
It better not be!
Relax. He’s starting from a negotiating position that’s a lot better than “Islam is a religion of peace” here.
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