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Trumping the Narrative
American Greatness, by Roger Kimball

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 6/13/2017 4:41:49 AM

The Narrative is partly like quicksand. If you fall into it, struggling will hasten your envelopment and death. Best to relax, take some deep breaths, and half float, half swim out of danger. I know there are some people whispering that advice into Donald Trump’s ear. Don’t struggle! Stay calm. And above all, do not tweet. There is something to that. The problem is, the Narrative is not only like quicksand. It is also like the hydra that Hercules encountered in his labors for Eurystheus: a multi-headed, self-regenerating, venomous beast. CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, MSNBC, Vox, Salon, The Huffington

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 6/13/2017 4:49:57 AM     (No. 11284799)

Mustering the troops. Nice article to start the day with.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MainelySane, 6/13/2017 4:57:19 AM     (No. 11284800)

It´s funny how people who don´t like Trump sending tweets only know about the tweets because they themselves tweet or have a twitter account. It´s okay for them to malign a person whose political beliefs they don´t like... malign them with tweeting... but it isn´t okay for the victim to tweet back!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lucky5, 6/13/2017 1:31:25 PM     (No. 11285250)

I do agree with the idea of announcing every day the positives and keep doing it over and over like the opposite of the left repeating lies over and over.

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