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Dinesh DíSouza: Left Had Romney ĎHiding Under His Deskí with Tactics that Didnít Work Against Trump
Breitbart ^ | Michell Moons

Posted on 06/10/2018 1:49:27 AM PDT by EliRoom8

Filmmaker and conservative author Dinesh D’Souza explained the “gangsterization of American politics,” using his own conviction under Obama and his pardon under Trump in a speech to Road to Majority conference attendees in Washington, DC, on Saturday.

He said the left’s attacks that worked on Romney don’t work on Donald Trump. He described the defensive posture of Romney, “up against the wall, hiding under his desk” when his opponents went after him for being too rich. “The problem with accusing Trump of being too rich is is that he sits down and explains to you he’s even richer than you thought,” said D’Souza, eliciting a wave of laughter and applause from the crowd. He explained that this leftist tactic, when used on Trump: “It really doesn’t work.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: dsouza; media; msm; romney; theleft
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1 posted on 06/10/2018 1:49:27 AM PDT by EliRoom8
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To: EliRoom8

The Left hates Trump not because he’s rich but because he understands blue-collar stiffs and he speaks their language.

He’s stealing their voters out from underneath them and they’re livid about it. But he’s protecting their jobs and their income and the Left fears for its future.

No wonder they perceive him as a potent threat.


2 posted on 06/10/2018 2:03:47 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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When Romney goes under the desk, it’s not to hide.


3 posted on 06/10/2018 2:06:40 AM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: goldstategop
His idea of helping the poor is simple: tighten the labor supply, especially, the labor supply on the lower end. This can be done by stopping illegal immigration and slapping tariffs (making cheap overseas labor unattractive.)
No need to expand social programs. Just let them earn decent money, and many problems will solve themselves.
4 posted on 06/10/2018 2:11:46 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (dead parakeet + lost fishing gear = freep all day)
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To: EliRoom8

Great video. Thanks!


5 posted on 06/10/2018 2:13:26 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: EliRoom8

I tend to agree. You could write a 800-page book on the accusations since December 2015, through the whole election period, then through the first 500 days of the Presidency. You make an accusation....he grins at you, and then he puts out a Tweeter message (bypassing the news media) and points out how stupid the accusation is, and the news media looks foolish.

The worst thing they’ve said and did stick as ‘true’...he eats McDonalds burgers for lunch everyday. He didn’t even deny it.

If you notice now....the ‘Stormy’ thing? There’s no more mileage to it. She’s back to pole dancing to finance her lifestyle.

I think when you get to the summer of 2020 and the election period...just about everyone hyped up and positive over the guy are going to send off $300 to the campaign.


6 posted on 06/10/2018 2:18:38 AM PDT by pepsionice
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History has shown that while democrats lose states in successful re-election bids (Clinton and Obama) indicating diminishing support, republicans gain states (Ike, Nixon, Reagan, W).

Democrats were in shock when Nixon got 49 states, then again when Reagan did. And they were apoplectic when Bush was re-elected. The left always goes too far and will nominate a loon. And we may see another massive landslide.


7 posted on 06/10/2018 2:25:07 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: EliRoom8

The defensive mod of a Romney-type to the Lefts attacks simply encourages repeated attacks by the Left. This puts a candidate in a constantly defensive position and makes them look not only weak, but it leaves the Left in control of the messaging. This tactic by the Left makes judge and jury.

Trump short-circuits this tactic by the Left and they become apoplectic and in turn self destruct. A class example was the MS13 “animals” comment by Trump resulting in Pelosi now defending MS13. Brilliant.


8 posted on 06/10/2018 2:31:11 AM PDT by Flick Lives (Suddenly someone'll say, like, plate, or shrimp, or plate o' shrimp out of the blue, no explanation.)
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To: pepsionice

Accuser: “Trump slept with prostitutes.”

Trump: “In comparison to your wife, they were goddesses. Are you married to Rosie O’donnell???” “You must have had beer goggles on.”


9 posted on 06/10/2018 2:43:39 AM PDT by tired&retired (Blessings)
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To: EliRoom8

God bless this man!


10 posted on 06/10/2018 2:58:51 AM PDT by FES0844 (SGould the allow it. Hi call the shots. I’m sure Laura would have stayed Oman w)
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To: EliRoom8

Dinesh D’Souza, the knowin’ Goan.


11 posted on 06/10/2018 3:03:08 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Psephomancers for Hillary!)
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To: EliRoom8

He’s brash and bellicose and takes every accusation full force full body. Then he punches back and he knows where to hit but sometimes has a problem determining how hard to hit. His default is hard, relentless or just stupendously memorable.

He has destroyed CNN and they are doing everything they can to bring him down. Trump has been the lead topic in 95% of all the news cycles for 30 months.


12 posted on 06/10/2018 3:09:09 AM PDT by Fhios (1980's Where's Waldo, 2018 where's sessions)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

biggest bingo ever


13 posted on 06/10/2018 3:38:36 AM PDT by ping jockey (mohamed sucks)
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To: goldstategop

“No wonder they perceive him as a potent threat.”

The left always knew that a Conservative Populist could literally WIPE THEM OUT, by appealing to what had been the base of the left (minorities, working class whites, etc.), so they did EVERYTHING in their power to prevent those kinds of candidates from gaining power.

And their main weapon was FEAR. The FEAR that a leader like that would simply destroy the country, especially for their prior base (again, minorities and working class whites) - who still voted Democrat, but are otherwise totally ignored by Democrats. As long as these people FEARED people like Trump, and voted him down, then the myth would continued.

But they also knew that if someone like Trump would slip through and show the country (and now the world) that things can be better, much better for the left-behinds of the Democrats that they were FINISHED. And now we’re there, with Trump holding his base solid, while also picking up black support.

The kill shots will be the next 2 elections. If our side wins those, the Left will have to seriously regroup and most likely move strongly in our direction, if they want to ever compete again.


14 posted on 06/10/2018 3:39:37 AM PDT by BobL (I drive a pick up truck because it makes me feel like a man)
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To: goldstategop
he understands blue-collar stiffs and he speaks their language.

Well the problem is that he employs them to build his buildings and knows how his buildings get built. And that is the problem for this globalist, socialist, crony capitalist elite. They think the way things get done is greasing palms - theirs.

15 posted on 06/10/2018 3:52:10 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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And their main weapon was FEAR.

Yes, through the politics of personal destruction which has become a broken record of continual implied sexual scandal to the point that no one is listening except those occupying their echo chamber. The funny thing about Trump is that he started off saying I am not a saint or a monk, so what? So they doubled down. But their weapon was fear, not scandal in itself.

16 posted on 06/10/2018 3:55:16 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: EliRoom8

D’Sousa has been tempered in fire and is now reborn tougher than before.


17 posted on 06/10/2018 4:02:43 AM PDT by iontheball
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e funny thing about Trump is that he started off saying I am not a saint or a monk, so what? So they doubled down. But their weapon was fear, not scandal in itself.

I had assumed that a guy who makes a few billion dollars off of a foundation of NY/NJ real estate must have had a LOT of criminal dealings. But we now have the most scrutinized president in history BY FAR, and there is nothing of substance ... nothing. Trump is no choir boy personally, but he is proved to be an unusually honest man in his business dealings.

Kind of reminds me of the Green Hornet, who pretended to be a criminal to get access to criminals.
18 posted on 06/10/2018 4:03:16 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: EliRoom8

A very good article by Michelle Moons. Thanks for posting.

HOORAY Dinesh D’Souza!!


19 posted on 06/10/2018 4:13:21 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: pepsionice

The popular Bill Clinton inadvertently killed the Stormy Daniels matter by being in the spotlight so much and causing some of his former backers to see the liberal hypocrisy on display.


20 posted on 06/10/2018 4:16:14 AM PDT by Theodore R.
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