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What Trump’s Allies Have to
Fear from His Twitter Feed

National Review, by Jonah Goldberg

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Posted By:zoidberg, 1/11/2017 8:56:22 AM

The political class is still coming to grips with what appears to be Donald Trump’s novel management philosophy: Government by Twitter. Put aside the by-now-familiar weirdness of our president-elect’s gloating over Arnold Schwarzenegger’s poor Celebrity Apprentice ratings or swipes at Meryl Streep. Trump’s Twitter addiction poses heretofore unnoticed challenges for his administration. The president-elect often emphasizes the value of being “unpredictable.” And he has a point — in certain contexts. Keeping our enemies guessing has advantages. Defenders of Trump’s habit of jabbing corporations about their offshoring decisions will tell you that Trump is “setting the tone from the top.”

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Unpredictability has its pluses and minuses.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hank Reardon, 1/11/2017 9:17:49 AM     (No. 11104005)

If Ryan doesn´t abandon the Chamber of Commerce and illegals (as in law-breakers), then he, too, is an enemy.


Reply 2 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 1/11/2017 9:25:58 AM     (No. 11104013)

This reads like the "friendly advice" you get from people like Dana Mudbank.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lucky5, 1/11/2017 9:33:29 AM     (No. 11104023)

Jonah hates Trump and that comes through in every article he writes at this point.


Reply 4 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 1/11/2017 9:58:55 AM     (No. 11104070)

I want Trump to continue his Twitter Feed. DON´T STOP. This will keep the establishment in line and expose dishonest democrats.


Reply 5 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/11/2017 10:01:36 AM     (No. 11104073)

Trump pays his money and takes his chances with Twitter. I don´t like it, but it´s his show and the regrets will be all his, as will the successes. I suspect life will change come January 20th.

That said, Trump and Congress do not appear to have an agenda. Obamacare is a good example. Repeal...or repeal and replace...or what? Who is leading this, the President or Congress? What exactly is in the anticipated bill? Is Trump setting up Ryan for embarrassment, or vice versa?

Yeah, go pop some popcorn...this is going to be quite a show the next 110 days.


Reply 6 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 1/11/2017 10:04:49 AM     (No. 11104078)

Sorry, Jonah - - much as you would´ve liked to see it - - John Podesta isn´t going to be Secretary of State.

Now go back to your delusional fantasy island - - and keep pretending you´re the last holdout Japanese soldier.

Maybe George Wiil, Dr. Krautz, Bill Kristol, and Steve Hayes will join you there.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Hotrod, 1/11/2017 10:15:52 AM     (No. 11104096)

FTA: ´´The political class is still coming to grips with what appears to be Donald Trump’s novel management philosophy: Government by Twitter.´´

It´s not management philosophy nor government by Twitter. It is called communicating via Twitter, instead of communicating through a based, corrupt and hostile media.

Doncha´ just love it?


   

 

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Reply 8 - Posted by: southernboy, 1/11/2017 10:20:48 AM     (No. 11104109)

Yep! He doesn’t rely on people like Jonas to filter his words into something they are not.

Eventually his Twitter attacks that point out the raw truth just may cause some “folks” (to use obama’s favorite word) to clean up their act.


Reply 9 - Posted by: dvc, 1/11/2017 10:49:55 AM     (No. 11104154)

Jonah needs to start realize that his unending hatred of Trump is dragging him (Jonah) down and doing no harm to Trump at all.

I used to listen closely when Jonah spoke, now, I know it will be just some more tire, unimportant anti-Trump drivel.

Sad.


Reply 10 - Posted by: Redbone, 1/11/2017 11:02:08 AM     (No. 11104174)

When the predictable firestorm hit, Trump hied to Twitter to mock the effort as a distraction, earning a nanosecond of favorable coverage by killing the initiative.

Hied? WTH uses the word hied? The following is a quote from Michael Thau in The American Thinker:

The writing of a successful professor must be couched in the most abstract terms – it must be completely inaccessible to all but a few like-minded colleagues. Accessibility and practical import are the hug and kiss of professional death; they mark your work as unsophisticated and you as not very clever.

Jonah is a purebred, pedigreed member of the Cocktail Party. He is lost and is very unlikely to find solid ground again in his lifetime. I suspect that he was running the Lucianne website for a few days when the snarky cartoons were posted (Twitter Poop) and the Late Breaking News was that the California Vineyards had been damaged by rain.

Jonah, please, listen, almost all American families and households earn less than $100K per year. Try, really try to imagine that. They do not work for the government, they do not have cushy jobs with lush benefits, they will not inherit money or status. Then demand, by law, that those hardworking mothers and fathers, farmers, plumbers, builders, mechanics, pay $28,000 a year for health insurance for a family of four.


Reply 11 - Posted by: Nashman, 1/11/2017 11:02:53 AM     (No. 11104176)

Poor Jonah´s Trump Derangement Syndrome has moved up another level just when I thought it couldn´t. Put some ice on that, Jonah.


Reply 12 - Posted by: Gop_guys, 1/11/2017 11:22:57 AM     (No. 11104205)

When my dyed in the wool liberal friends who hate Trump and mailed checks to both Hillary and Jill Stein´s fake recount say Trump should stop tweeting, I say bring them on times three!


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: sailor43, 1/11/2017 12:38:29 PM     (No. 11104315)

Goldberg misses yet again. A careful search will reveal the Obama administration first adopted the "novel" approach of governance by tweet. Remember how dismayed we all were when Michelle and certain State Department staffers were tweeting about and too foreign country governments?

Too bad for Goldberg, but then he´s been a reliable "never Trumper" pretty much all along, recent walk backs notwithstanding.


Reply 14 - Posted by: rolfnader, 1/11/2017 12:50:11 PM     (No. 11104327)

Yeah, he´s gonna listen you , JoJo....... like imina read you.



Reply 15 - Posted by: Robert Jones, 1/11/2017 11:19:01 PM     (No. 11105289)

Jonah. You need to give it up. Trump is doing quite well, no thanks to your jejune and uninspiring advice. Thanks to your chip on your shoulder, I cancelled my Nation Review subscription. Wm Buckley you ain´t.



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