I drink less than once a month, sometimes I go months without. That’s about how often i’d be drinking in this game.

I drink less than once a month, sometimes I go months without. That’s about how often i’d be drinking in this game.

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I don’t know what my culture is. I don’t think cultural appropriation is any big deal unless it’s a celebrity or you’re dressing your kids up stupidly.

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I think my culture would be wearing dreadlocks and and sari with a middle eastern long shirt and Birkenstocks.

I went to Hampshire College, you see.

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Basically me here in 1990/91. I couldn’t manage the dreads. I couldn’t afford the nicer clothing they had. I was a poverty case there. But it’s definitely my culture.

Of course I could go back to where I came from. New Jersey. Then my culture would be wearing denim jeans, a flannel shirt, fixing an old car that doesn’t work for 20 years and complaining about everything.

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“dresses uncultural”. I’m going to remember that phrase. Has a race realism tinge to it too.

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Look at that meme. Look at me. That hair. It did not take dreads. Everybody with long hair tried it. i failed. Probably a good thing. And the crazy eyes? That was a dare. “look at crazy as possible for the student ID”. Ok, now I’m stuck with it.

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white face isn’t equivalent to black face though. Punching up vs punching down.

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I’m everything Ben Shapiro, every Youtube commentator, and Center-right to far right podcaster fights against.

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It’s not Chaos Magic. Dude’s in the wrong position. He should be retired to Florida in a gated community barking about the towel service.

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Put me up there and I’ll fuck things up just as badly. No magic needed.

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Your mom would do at least slightly better than either me or Trump up there and I don’t even know her.

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How badly would you fuck things up if you were President? As bad as Trump, better or worse?

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Depends. Can you prepay your utilities for life?

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Don’t forget trampling over state lines with everything.

I’m in Florida and it’s full of Trump ass kissers now who forgot they’re supposed to work for the State of Florida, not Mr. 45.

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My fuck ups would be entirely distinct from Trump’s fuckups in almost every conceivable way.

The reason I say your mom would do better is not for who she voted for or her political leanings.

It’s that moms usually put up with a lot of unspeakable shit and manage to smile when needed, and usually learn the code of when to keep quiet and when to speak up at a younger age much better than men generally do at any age.

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If you ever got told by your mom to “keep your hands to yourself” in a setting where you were together, she’s already a better President than 45 of them so far. Awareness of appropriateness is a skill generally learned and carried by the women in society far more than men, who are seen as little boys with suits.

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It’s not a binary either/or. Trump is extremely submissive. Whatever his whim is, he submits to it. Sad. Not much rational thought.

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Leaders are aware of the systemic nature of their organization.

They’re also aware of their flaws and compensate by delegation.

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The master of the whim is the emotions at the moment. Rational Trump submits to the master, which is the emotion. Sad.

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To delegate, you have to have a measure of trust in the competence of who you delegated tasks to.

Let them do their job. His 80s management style is anti-delegation.

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I don’t know what catch phrases I’m using.

I’m right, that’s all. You don’t have to be.

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I’ve watched Trump on and off since the 80s as a teenager. What you see is what you get. He couldn’t act in the 80s. Couldn’t act in the 90s. Couldn’t act in the 00s. Can’t act in the 10s.

No four-dimensional chess going on. Sorry if that disappoints.

But there’s enough standard people already in lesser positions of power than do their best to cover for his errors so that things continue to function despite him.

As far as liberal goes, I don’t know what that is. Following the Hidden Tribes model, I come up as “Progressive Activist” https://hiddentribes.us/ Short test – you should take it.

This conflating of left and liberal by center-right to far right is silly but nobody calls them out of it so it continues.

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It’s hamfisted and reactive. Sometimes you have to sit back and think: “Is this the best decision right now?” Lacking that ability is not an asset.

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The only thing I’ll give him credit for is mimicking his audience well on occasion. He knows how to listen to the crowd and amplify so they think he said it. It’s a classic sales technique and he uses it well with his audience.

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For example, if I want to sell you an old junky car, I’ll give you the start of my sales pitch and then I’ll listen. If you say something about one of your kids having a disability and needing reliability during cold weather, I’ll hear that and sell you on “how reliable this car is during cold weather”.

You’ll forget you said it first and the car doesn’t have to be reliable during cold weather at all. You just have to believe it and you will because I sold you on what you wanted to hear.

That’s what he’s good at. It’s not negotiating skills but car sales. Close by any means without any need for truth to be involved at any point.

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For example, if I want to sell you an old junky car, I’ll give you the start of my sales pitch and then I’ll listen. If you say something about one of your kids having a disability and needing reliability during cold weather, I’ll hear that and sell you on “how reliable this car is during cold weather”.

You’ll forget you said it first and the car doesn’t have to be reliable during cold weather at all. You just have to believe it and you will because I sold you on what you wanted to hear.

That’s what he’s good at. It’s not negotiating skills but car sales. Close by any means without any need for truth to be involved at any point.

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I never liked any of ‘em man. I was Indy my whole life. I switched to Democrat in 2018 ’cause I wanted Andrew Gillum over Ron DeSantis and Florida’s closed primary. For such a dark skinned guy, it was shockingly 50%/50% in Florida with the slightest margin to Desantis – and knowing the games they play around here, I’m not surprised at him squeaking in.

I wasn’t crazy about getting Progressive Activist but it’s 80% me and fit me way better than the other ones, so I can’t deny it.

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