Skip to comments.Trump Flashback: Reagan Was A "Con" Man Who Couldn’t "Deliver The Goods"
Posted on 04/19/2011 5:42:57 PM PDT by ejdrapes
Greg Hengler Anyone shocked? Me neither. Furthermore, are you shocked that on Hannity the other night, Trump expressed how much he liked Reagan. Below the video, you will see an excerpt from his 1989 book, Art of the Deal.
Trump Flashback: Reagan Was A "Con" Man Who Couldnt "Deliver The Goods"
Posted at 2:25 PM ET, 4/19/2011
Anyone shocked? Me neither.
Furthermore, are you shocked that on Hannity the other night, Trump expressed how much he liked Reagan. Below the video, you will see an excerpt from his 1989 book, Art of the Deal.
The best that can be said about Scott Brown is that he "served his purpose for that moment in time"
The same can be said about The Donald, he is serving his purpose for this moment in time.
Trump has said so many thing that need to be said that no other conservative male will say.
Don’t namecall Freepers who are rightfully raising the fact that Trump has a checkered liberal past.
It’s a misleading headline.
Misleading Headline Alert.
Last evening DT was asked about a mega cono project in Florida. He was the front man. They took $45,000 from potential residents. It was NEVER built and the buyers LOST $45,000. They are sueing Trump.
I thought Trumps excuse for his actions were very enlightening.
Trump said IF the building had been built, the potential residents would not get the condos anyway.
Turns out Trump sells his name, he is paid 2 mil
a year to sit on a board, yet claims he has nothing to do with the company.
Now just WHO is the TRUE Con man.
Got a link to that?
This is 100% propaganda.
At no place in the article posted does Trump say that "Reagan is a con man." Nor does he at any place say that Reagan "couldn't deliver the goods."
He suggests that Carter didn't perform and he suggests that Reagan is still an open question after 7 years of his presidency.
The copyright on "The Art of the Deal" is 1987, one year before the end of Reagan's term in 1988. Therefore, saying in 1987 that the jury is still out is a fair statement. Reagan's term wasn't even up yet AND Congress had grossly overspent any benefit gained by Reagan's tax cuts.
As an active duty US Army officer at the time, let me say that NO president ever gave me more of a sense of pride than did Ronald Reagan. He is by far the best president of my lifetime, and belongs on Rushmore more than does T. Roosevelt.
Apparently some FReepers truly believe that Trump became a true blue conservative sometime in January.
sure he did.
NBC NEWS Last night—Mike Isakoff report and interview.
NBC NEWS Last night—Mike Isakoff report and interview.
Really, what FReeper has condemned Trump for not "reading off the media's dictated cue cards"???
Trump is NOT even close to being a conservative.
Trump did join the Reform Party for a short while back in those days of Perot
Well Trump would certainly know about cons. He defaulted on a half dozen loans and left investors conned (and broke) through 3 business bankruptcies. When will Republicans be done with this douchebag fraud?
Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann have been doing that for months before Trump ever said anything.
Do you think Trump and Palin are the only choices?? Why??
I like Palin. Trump is a celebutard trojan horse saboteur and a con man.
I also like Bachmann, I can see myself supporting Cain or West if they get the nomination too.
Since neither is getting much traction, Trump is the latest con by the enemedia.
Until rank and file conservatives stop allowing the enemedia to pick our candidates, we will continue to alternate between godawful presidents like Zer0 and merely mediocre ones like Bush/Mitt/Huck/Trump.
Get a clue people. Who makes the enemedia throw a hissy fit and attracts mudslinging like nobody else? Hint: Two of them are females from northern states.
His donations last year suggests he was vigorously anti-TEA Party
Here ya go:
That excerpt does not say that Trump said that. Trump clearly said that about Carter. Trump only questioned whether after 7 years is there anything beneath Reagan's smile.
I can't say whether I'd vote for Trump or not but your post is a "con" that "did not deliver the goods" as the title attempts to suggest.
Piss poor post. You can do better and in an honest manner.
Palin, Trump, Romney and Huckabee are the only real choices. The others are too unknown, our best hope for West, Cain, etc. is a VP slot.
So when he uses eminant domain to take your property and build a new trump casino... how will you feel so secure about your castle??
I’m voting for a conservative or I ain’t voting.
Where’s the quote? Did he actually say word for word what is being claimed. I can’t see where Trump actually said this.
Maybe this is a hit job from the Liberal RINO political establishment.
I need to look into that, but I oppose the use of eminent domain for anything other than absolutely necessary public works (bridges or roads that MUST be built at the most reasonable and cost-effective spot, etc). It didn't stop me from voting for GWB twice, though, and he used eminent domain to build the Ranger's stadium. You have to throw a lot into the hopper - there are no perfect candidates.
So good I am making it my tagline.
“Trump has had a lot of bad hair days.” - Jim Robinson
Trump is a great self-promoter. Treat any good self-promoter with the caution you’d give to a 220V line or a rattlesnake .. and hold on to your wallet. If he raises some interesting points or issues and attacks Obama for his failings, all to the good for the campaign, but that won’t make him the best nominee or a credible Presidential contender.
With all due respect to Jim, good thing he doesn’t speak for all of us and FReepers will not be hand picking the Republican nominee. The “follow the leader” group think here by some is disturbing for those who proclaim to be conservatives.
Not to mention all of the flack that Reagan got from conservatives back in the day... and now he’s worshiped like an idol. When Reagan left Beirut, FReepers would have been calling him an appeaser. When he raised taxes, FReepers would have called him a RINO. And when he granted amnesty, FReepers would have called him a traitor.
Herman Cain not Trump.
In 86 I thought his amnesty was a great idea. Thats back before anyone had a clue what the elitists had in mind as far as transforming the country into a mishmash of disparate dependents. And before anyone knew that the democrats would totally welch on the border enforcement side of the deal.
So, no I wasn't calling Reagan a traitor for his amnesty. But today its my only issue.
He’s a skilled carnival barker that has his supporters so snake-fascinated they can’t think straight.
Nothing he says or does seems to bother the Trumpkins.
I agree with and like much of what he says, but there are serious flaws in his record that also need to be examined.
And taking his campaign slogan.
This doesn't make TRUMP A LIAR,
or anything like that, does it?