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There’s No Shakeup That Can
Fix the Trump White House

National Review Online, by Jonah Goldberg

Original Article

Posted By:danvillebill, 7/26/2017 8:02:38 PM

Let’s review a few recent developments. Last week, Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned. This was part of a “White House shakeup” to get the Trump administration back on track. The new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, would fix the White House’s “messaging problem.” Within 24 hours of Scaramucci’s appointment, the president returned to Twitter and unloaded another torrent of political bombshells, including talking about his power to pardon, even as his attorneys were denying that Donald Trump was thinking about pardoning anyone.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MFM, 7/26/2017 8:08:47 PM     (No. 11331635)

Oh really Jonah? Have you ever considered a real job?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: aasilver, 7/26/2017 8:11:43 PM     (No. 11331639)

Jonah - it is time for you to shed the pajamas and move out of Lucianne´s basement.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Sarr, 7/26/2017 8:18:47 PM     (No. 11331645)

I have come to conclude that Jonah writes these articles to get attention. If I can restrain myself, I never will comment on another one if his anti Trump articles. Please join me and please ignore his articles.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 7/26/2017 8:21:22 PM     (No. 11331648)

Good one, #2.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cartcart, 7/26/2017 8:24:29 PM     (No. 11331650)

We know you hate him, Jonah. We don´t read your work any more. Just the header and you have dribbled on long enough in my view. Sorry, your guy lost. Get over it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: uno, 7/26/2017 8:26:59 PM     (No. 11331652)

What President Trump needs is a few more like General Mattis to kick ass, clean house, set the tone. THEN you can begin to work with what comes after that knowing there is zero tolerance for anything but the best.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: sailannapolis, 7/26/2017 8:34:27 PM     (No. 11331658)

Dear Johnah, I used to like reading your articles, along with Stephen H. NO longer.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: ctpro, 7/26/2017 8:34:32 PM     (No. 11331659)

If Sessions goes, others will follow. DT did a good job hiring competent, principled people who also have a high level of integrity. This could backfire when these people see someone of Sessions caliber be treated like an "outsider" in a high school clique, and then decide they don´t want to be associated with the guy. There are some in his cabinet who won´t put up with what Sessions is going through (Mattis, Kelly, McMaster). If DT loses Mattis, he´ll lose Kelly and then DT will have zero red with the military. Like some on these pages I have sources too... the way DT treats his people would bugger the mind of even his biggest sycophants. Folks, you haven´t heard "nuthin´ " yet. Any Game of Thrones fans out there?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: coldoc, 7/26/2017 8:39:27 PM     (No. 11331664)

Anti-trump toady. Nothing worth reading here.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Words have Meaning, 7/26/2017 8:41:26 PM     (No. 11331668)

Jonah...I am going to give you the same chance I gave to my very liberal relatives in La-La Land. Get on the Trump Train before it leaves the station. They just laughed.

I expect your punishment to be more severe...like maybe Momma Lucianne will turn you over her knee if you don´t get your mind right...so what´s it going to be?


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Reply 11 - Posted by: rocco49, 7/26/2017 8:45:17 PM     (No. 11331675)

What a hateful idiot.
Go away man!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 7/26/2017 8:59:06 PM     (No. 11331682)

There is no shakeup that can fix National Review Online. The #NeverTrump bile has dissolved all rationality from their writers.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 7/26/2017 9:07:23 PM     (No. 11331688)

I´ve been waiting for a light bulb to go on for Jonah and have him realize the strong positives that President Trump brings to our nation.

Alas, I don´t think that will happen. His tantrum is relentless.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Twinkle93, 7/26/2017 9:23:52 PM     (No. 11331706)

Jonah must have caught the Scareboro flu.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: mythman, 7/26/2017 9:29:36 PM     (No. 11331717)

No clicks for NR or Jonah.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: dman, 7/26/2017 9:31:56 PM     (No. 11331722)

Let Newt have a chance to work with President Trump on this, and just watch ..

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Reply 17 - Posted by: chicodon, 7/26/2017 9:43:32 PM     (No. 11331736)

I suggested during the campaign that Jonah boilerplate his articles so he could eventually sit on the beach at Saint-Tropez and phone it in. I´m not taking credit but he´s working on a coconut oil tan as we speak.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 7/26/2017 9:44:16 PM     (No. 11331738)

Therapy, Jonah, please consider therapy.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: LadyHen, 7/26/2017 10:00:58 PM     (No. 11331751)

Jonah´s writing was better when his dog and couch talking to him made up the better portion of his articles. Now every article could be entitled "Why I hate Donald Trump, Let me Count the Ways."

Best indicator of NRO´s current clientele is their comments section. So many regressive leftists. No clicks for them anymore.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Throwback, 7/26/2017 10:02:42 PM     (No. 11331753)

And Hillary would have been preferable?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Bubby, 7/26/2017 10:05:37 PM     (No. 11331756)

Jonah is losing my respect faster than G.W. Bush.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: dwa, 7/26/2017 10:21:15 PM     (No. 11331774)

Get a life Goldberg, or I guess I should say get a brain.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bona fides, 7/26/2017 10:22:52 PM     (No. 11331775)

This fruit fell far from the tree.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: fayebeck, 7/26/2017 10:33:00 PM     (No. 11331791)

Could one of you posters point out one thing that Jonah is inaccurate with? I can´t. #20 how do you reach the conclusion that if someone disagrees with Trump wants Hillary? Explain. I voted for Trump and will do it again in 2020. Do I think Trump is the best of the recent republican candidates. Yes and the only one who could have won. But he ain´t perfect and I would not want to work for him.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Quigley, 7/26/2017 10:45:38 PM     (No. 11331809)

#12, kicking this goofball out the door would be a start to shaking up NRO for the repairs it so badly needs.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: hotcorner, 7/26/2017 11:41:11 PM     (No. 11331874)

Lucianne, what happened to that intervention on jonah? He is embarrassing.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/26/2017 11:52:57 PM     (No. 11331883)

Let me cite some famous men of history who saved their nations and even their civilizations.

First-Trump is rather an eccentric, odd ball. He is not playing the game by their rules. He is short circuiting the elites and the media. He is moving fast and at tangent angles no one can understand, not even his supporters. But, he is constantly and consistently winning!

Then there is Ben Franklin- a dreadful womanizer, a lout, filthy of personal habits, a horrible father, he would be in the middle of a diplomatic engagement and suddenly pass a ferocious ´wind’ and never once interrupt what he was saying!

What about King George III (Yes, that K. George)/ Nuttier than squirrel poop. He lost the Colonies and inadvertently started America, but also, defeated Napoleon, reunited and reformed Europe and brought on a fantastic European renaissance the like of which has astounded many historians.

Abe Lincoln: Abe was so conflicted he had actually gone insane at one time (mental break down). Probably had a gay lover before he became Prez. Married a vicious screwball of a wife, was prone to fantastic bouts of depression and had a cabinet appointed most of which not only hated him, some were despised Democrats! Papers constantly referred to Abe as an "Ape".

I could go on and on (space limits). But, only a few times in history, in the last chance for a nation does "History" (Providence?) toss in a ´Savior´- a man or woman of Destiny who can make a real difference. Trump is our “Difference Maker”. He deserves allowance for his eccentricities.

Remember: Even Churchill used to hold midnight meetings with foreign dignitaries while wearing his pink “onesie” (with feet!) and so drunk he could barely stand up. He too was horribly vilified by the elites.


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Reply 28 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/27/2017 12:34:07 AM     (No. 11331916)

This article was written by a certified never-trumpet, so what do you expect?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/27/2017 12:59:06 AM     (No. 11331942)

I have gotten Rich Galen´s newsletter for a long time. He, too, it seems is anti-Trump. I know just delete his email.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Lalo, 7/27/2017 1:08:15 AM     (No. 11331953)

Like #24, I can´t find any factual errors in this article. I appreciate a sharp critique from the right.

On the other hand, Jonah has a blind spot. He has never recognized the ´beauty´ of Trump--his possibilities, his vision and spark of genius almost. His mind seems to be closed.

I would love for Trump to read Jonah´s article and take some of the points to heart; of course, he won´t, which is one of Jonah´s points. I would also love for Jonah to give Trump a break now and then and appreciate the up-side of someone coming at the country´s problems from a different tangent. But I do sympathize with Jonah. I see the same things he does and they are hard to un-see.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 7/27/2017 1:25:11 AM     (No. 11331963)

You would think the Trump fans would at least agree with Jonah when he said Trump isn´t going to change. I thought his real fans want him to keep on tweeting and stepping on his messages. After all, he´s a fighter and that´s the appeal, right? Others might be sick and tired of his behavior come election time.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 7/27/2017 1:36:41 AM     (No. 11331971)

For the umpteenth time she waits and waits until she thinks she is last and ready to launch a hate Trump zinger into our midst....sosdd...

Birds of a feather, eh Jonah and all you TRUMP haters?

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Veterans for PENCE 2024
We will NEVER BE SICK AND TIRED


Better try another alt-left blog site for your zingers!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Lalo, 7/27/2017 9:40:01 AM     (No. 11332271)

I´m sorry #32 feels that way, if he was referring to me. But his allegations are crazy. I definitely don´t have time to ´time´ my posts. I definitely dive right in whenever I feel like it. Glad you think I committed a zinger though.


I don´t hate Trump. I cheer him a lot, actually. I did hate him during the primaries, with good reason. But I love so many of the things he´s doing--for example, his tweet yesterday telling would-be military trannies to forget it. Although I can´t dispute most of what Jonah says, I don´t share his attitude. I believe in seeing the positive of what Trump is doing, which is a LOT--and in giving him a chance. I hope that he retains his presidency and that it is super-successful.

I admit I don´t care for the Trump Phenomenon part--the idol Stepford-wife worship of him that has totally taken over this forum, wherein you are required to praise him no matter what, or else you get flamed--case in point.

So I have a have a love/aversion syndrome with him. He´s a complicated person and phenomenon and I see him in a sort of complicated way. Sorry to have offended you.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: NotaBene, 7/27/2017 11:25:58 AM     (No. 11332418)

Give it up petty man. You have already ruined The National Review and even your own mother will not give you a must-read. We are living in a time of American grandeur never seen before. What´s in your 401k?

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´pathetic´ – and BOTH George Bushes weigh in

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Daily Mail [UK], by Nikki Schwab & David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/16/2017 12:03:36 PM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has weighed in on the weekend´s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, castigating Donald Trump without naming him. ´We can have no tolerance for an ideology of racial hatred. There are no good neo-nazis,´ McConnell said in a statement. The choice of words, while careful, appeared to push back against Trump´s claim on Tuesday that some ´very fine people´ were among a crowd of white supremacists who rallied in the college town. McConnell´s wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, stood next to Trump on Tuesday as he insisted both sides of the weekend´s clash bore some responsibility for

Lindsey Graham: The party of Lincoln
will not become the party of David Duke

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Washington Times, by Seth McLaughlin    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/16/2017 12:17:05 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina warned President Trump on Wednesday that his “words are dividing Americans, not healing them” in the wake of the bloody clashes in Virginia that has sparked a national conversation about white supremacists and race. Mr. Graham also vowed that Republicans will “fight back against the idea that the party of Lincoln has a welcome mat out for the David Dukes of the world.” “Through his statements yesterday, President Trump took a step backward by again suggesting there is moral equivalency between the white supremacist neo-Nazis and KKK members who attended the Charlottesville rally and people like

CNN: There Will Be Questions
About Whether Barcelona Attack
Was ‘Copycat’ of Charlottesville

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Washington Free Beacon, by David Rutz    Original Article
Posted By: chicodon- 8/17/2017 3:16:20 PM     Post Reply
CNN host Wolf Blitzer said Thursday there would be questions if the Barcelona terror attack involving a van crashing into a group of people was a "copycat" of what happened in Charlottesville, Va. At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 were injured in Barcelona on Thursday when men rammed their van into a crowd of pedestrians at Las Ramblas, a popular tourism area in the city in northeastern Spain. The attack came five days after a man with white supremacist group ties was arrested for driving his car into a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, killing one

McCain, Romney, and Rubio Join
the Republicans for Antifa Club

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Breitbart Big Government, by John Hayward    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 8/17/2017 9:34:26 AM     Post Reply
As James Bond’s nemesis Auric Goldfinger famously observed, “Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence. The third time is enemy action.” On Tuesday evening, three prominent Republicans — Senator John McCain, Senator Marco Rubio, and 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney — endorsed the left-wing media’s preferred narrative and embraced the masked thugs of Antifa as heroes. McCain and Romney used almost identical language, bending their knees to the media narrative that only two factions were present in Charlottesville during the awful events of last weekend: white supremacist Nazis and “Americans standing up to defy hate and bigotry.”


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