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    Excellent analysis on the trumpen fuhrer and in effect his followers


    Winning and Insulting

    As the legendary Green Bay Packers coach, Vince Lombardi, said,

    “Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.” In a world governed by personal responsibility and discipline, those who win deserve to win. Why does Donald Trump publicly insult other candidates and political leaders mercilessly? Quite simply, because he knows he can win an onstage TV insult game. In strict conservative eyes, that makes him a formidable winning candidate who deserves to be a winning candidate. Electoral competition is seen as a battle. Insults that stick are seen as victories — deserved victories.

    Consider Trump’s statement that John McCain is not a war hero. The reasoning: McCain got shot down. Heroes are winners. They defeat big bad guys. They don’t get shot down. People who get shot down, beaten up, and stuck in a cage are losers, not winners.

    The Moral Hierarchy

    The strict father logic extends further. The basic idea is that authority is justified by morality (the strict father version), and that, in a well-ordered world, there should be (and traditionally has been) a moral hierarchy in which those who have traditionally dominated should dominate. The hierarchy is: God above Man, Man above Nature, The Disciplined (Strong) above the Undisciplined (Weak), The Rich above the Poor, Employers above Employees, Adults above Children, Western culture above other cultures, America above other countries. The hierarchy extends to: Men above women, Whites above Nonwhites, Christians above nonChristians, Straights above Gays.

    We see these tendencies in most of the Republican presidential candidates, as well as in Trump, and on the whole, conservative policies flow from the strict father worldview and this hierarchy

    Family-based moral worldviews run deep. Since people want to see themselves as doing right not wrong, moral worldviews tend to be part of self-definition — who you most deeply are. And thus your moral worldview defines for you what the world should be like. When it isn’t that way, one can become frustrated and angry.

    There is a certain amount of wiggle room in the strict father worldview and there are important variations. A major split is among (1) white Evangelical Christians, (2) laissez-fair free market conservatives, and (3) pragmatic conservatives who are not bound by evangelical beliefs.

    White Evangelicals

    Those whites who have a strict father personal worldview and who are religious tend toward Evangelical Christianity, since God, in Evangelical Christianity, is the Ultimate Strict Father: You follow His commandments and you go to heaven; you defy His commandments and you burn in hell for all eternity. If you are a sinner and want to go to heaven, you can be ‘born again” by declaring your fealty by choosing His son, Jesus Christ, as your personal Savior.

    Such a version of religion is natural for those with strict father morality.

    Understanding Trump
     
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    He deserves to win because he can insult more......
     
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    Is this the way you're going to spend the next four years, Guno? You might want to consider...getting a life?
     
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    Everyone is still better off with Trump than with Hillary.

    But this battle is just beginning.

    Hillary has stated that she wants to try running again in 2020.

    So the battle against the Clinton Dynasty and the Clinton Foundation are not over.
     
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    Funny though, that Hillary was outnumbered by Trump and Comey.

    While all the biased Media in the Nation did not help Hillary or hurt Trump at all.

    :D
     
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    I already understand the anti-Trump faction ...

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    I'm not really sure what the point of your post is, in fact I'm not sure you even have a point.
     
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    Am I to think you didn't act like this for 8 years?
     
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