The Observer view on Donald Trump

The Observer view on Donald Trump

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It’s time to tell the ugly truth before it’s too late

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2016-05-28 19:22:31

GOP/TeaParty/Reaganomics (VooDoo) has been Devastating to our Country.pic.twitter.com/mJLQq07rRj

2016-05-29 02:01:10

: & this is happening in UK too!

2016-05-29 04:03:30

that's a good article. I hope there's someone in US digging the dirt on Trump

2016-05-29 04:21:41

Mind your business

2016-05-29 04:23:44

I don't think Trump is that different to Cameron. Says outrageous stuff for his supporters. I think he is revolutionary.

2016-05-29 04:23:52

trolls.

2016-05-29 04:25:11

unfortunately since Clinton, politics has become some media friendly personality based bullshit. You can lie but if you look good.

2016-05-29 04:26:39

politicians have made politics a joke and people are looking for radical change. Hence Bernie and Trump. Your hate should be for

2016-05-29 04:27:36

Clinton, Obama, Trudeau, Cameron, Blair lying false media friendly idiots.

2016-05-29 04:46:17

I'm going to be applying for assisted suicide if this rude mouthy racist devil gets elected

2016-05-29 04:49:42

you are fighting a losing battle.

2016-05-29 04:53:01

Can tell they're rather biased Pretty uninformed as well Typical irrelevant arguments4today's issues Bunch of ISIS loving idiots.

2016-05-29 04:57:39

Ditch the fake tan & the peroxide! Let's see you as you really are might even be an improvement!

2016-05-29 04:59:13

No fake tan! I would 't want to scare you! I mam as I am, warts and all!

2016-05-29 05:04:14

As far as I'm concerned it's the gullible and poorly informed who are taken in by crude EU propaganda.

2016-05-29 05:05:13

You make me angry, Mike, because you are neither stupid nor gullible yet want to vote to remain.

2016-05-29 05:06:40

buy we know all this... It's how to convince the morons that vote for him is the problem. This will make them root for him!

2016-05-29 05:10:07

agree we can't convince the temp insane but it's all those others who choose not to vote who'll make President Trump a reality.

2016-05-29 05:13:14

I mean Donald Trump

2016-05-29 05:31:22

being too extreme for the 'establishment' takes some. But this **** has managed it. A real lone wolf, out for himself.

2016-05-29 05:34:34

Pls read/share blog about one of UK's greediest, tax-avoiding non-dom billionaires, John Fredrisken http://fredriksenwatch.blogspot.de/2014/09/putins-billionaire-bagman-finds-london.html …

2016-05-29 05:42:42

Why, doesn't he look in the mirror?

2016-05-29 05:44:25

You are as arrogant and out of touch as the establishment.

2016-05-29 06:06:57

. All bollocks. You have no idea what you're on about.

2016-05-29 06:17:42

. http://www.gopimplosion.com 

2016-05-29 06:45:44

Americans don't take kindly to being told how to vote by a country whose ass got kicked out in 1700s. No offense.

2016-05-29 06:56:13

I'm really hoping that Trump bots are a real thing...pic.twitter.com/XrAZTVSCrs

2016-05-29 07:03:19

Harry, don't believe it. He's a Trojan Horse for the 1%. He'll make them richer, lift restrictions, enable corporate rule.

2016-05-29 07:36:59

I do believe he is for the elite but I think he will be if President so incompetent that everyone will suffer

2016-05-29 11:24:43

America wants truth revealed. promises to declassify #lenr #free energy http://disclosureproject.org/ 

2016-05-29 11:31:10

I've left my teeth in the bathroom

2016-05-29 11:59:05

you're damn right you should be worried especially you guardian users. Time to pay the piper baby!!

2016-05-29 12:07:49

I thought you were stopping that? Though I know it's not easy.

2016-05-29 12:43:25

It was a compelling argument, though I sould leave it to ; she's doing such a good job of trolling

2016-05-29 13:12:05

This is an interesting take on Donald Trumphttps://twitter.com/dankennedy_nu/status/736619084691951616 …

2016-05-29 13:19:25

You're right. Even the war-and-disaster profiteers will take a hit if their rigged system becomes too chaotic.

2016-05-29 13:46:13

So true, and there is no place in the world to hide out for 4 years if he gets elected. Horrible!

2016-05-29 13:52:02

Thank you; you summed it up perfectly. I'm a US Air Force spouse in TX & that man terrifies me. He represents the worst of us.

2016-05-29 13:58:58

he actually terrifies me.

2016-05-29 14:00:22

I find a large % of Americans are scared of and isolated from the real world, hence Trump.

2016-05-29 14:09:23

I can't believe that people don't cop that he's playing the Republicans like a violin,saying exactly what they want to hear.

2016-05-29 14:30:12

did you read this?https://twitter.com/adamsflafan/status/736876451044200448 …

2016-05-29 15:02:41

Eddie, interesting piece on #ThisWeeksWorld that Trump maybe very liberal in office worth a watch.

2016-05-29 15:02:47

He wants the conversation to be about him. Whether good or bad, he doesn't care. Articles like this, play into his hands

2016-05-29 15:07:23

was on tour with United in 2003 was a couple of foot from him intimidating guy then

2016-05-29 15:17:12

Thank you for understanding that we're all not like Trump.

2016-05-29 15:19:37

breaks all our 's

2016-05-29 15:19:39

He scares & embarrasses me because he's not who America is! Thank U 4 loving American ;-)

2016-05-29 15:22:32

- I am 54 , live here my whole life, what are we striving to be ? Should we be like England? Two faced in regard to diversity.

2016-05-29 15:22:33

- you only think you know us. Europe has wackos we are the problem. We have wackos we are the problem? WTF

2016-05-29 15:24:53

DT (dislike acknowledging him by name) has proven to be the exact opposite of how Canadians view Americans.

2016-05-29 15:27:27

Thank you! Unfortunately, it's too true!

2016-05-29 15:42:00

We should all remember what America was before we became aholes http://wp.me/p4ye3i-fP http://wp.me/p4ye3i-fP 

2016-05-29 15:43:23

When you're scared just think of this :)pic.twitter.com/Sg2rWlUvEJ

2016-05-29 16:17:24

Wait, tell us what you really think of the Orange Monkey formerly known as the . #Loser

2016-05-29 17:23:17

Me too, and I agree with you 100%. It's maybe more frightening than sad or both.

2016-05-29 17:43:40

This American agrees.

2016-05-29 23:18:59

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2016-05-30 00:04:32

A little gentile I thought. There is a perfect and short descriptive word for Trump but I hesitate to use it.

2016-05-30 01:12:21

May I say that the comments are pretty terrifying?

2016-05-30 01:15:28

They will try to make Trump appear to be "respectable" but we all know his past behavior. Never forget he is a "fraud."

2016-05-30 01:41:08

Scary times.

2016-05-30 02:38:58

Yeah, attack the man not the ball, very intelligent!

2016-05-30 02:41:44

There's record levels of youth unemployment throughout Europe & protests in #Paris #Greece & #Spain, are you informed? #Voteleave

2016-05-30 02:42:14

Also I highly recommended watching on YouTube. For more insight into the short-fingered vulgarian.

2016-05-30 02:44:29

i said exactly the same about remainers. Only a fool would give up their democracy.

2016-05-30 03:14:27

Aye, the Guardian's last attempt to influence a US election with angry lectures went well.

2016-05-30 03:25:17

and vote for who will be on the ballot in ALL states

2016-05-30 03:43:14

Mike, you are a condescending individual. Get off your high horse. #Brexit #LeaveEU

2016-05-30 04:02:28

Just deny em' a vote. What do the 'poor' know eh!?

2016-05-30 05:56:11

& yet these media 'experts' fail to realise that with every sneering broadside, this:pic.twitter.com/Thd2JdMhMI

2016-05-30 08:22:17

i love the quotes He is a loosah. And a virtuoso failure artist

2016-05-30 08:39:03

Please adopt me so I can move to Canada!

2016-05-30 08:41:23

a #drumpf presidency would be a total freakin boon to Canada. We'd import 10^6 smart, creative Americans

2016-05-30 09:44:22

Well said, but I'm left to wonder how they can fight back against a man who is seemingly immune to scandal and shame.

2016-05-30 10:33:33

your prime minister is making some people think of moving already.

2016-05-30 10:35:03

yes. He's pretty wonderful. As is Canada. As is the US, of course. But this is a very surreal moment in US politics.

2016-05-30 10:37:58

3 out of 4 of my PhD advisors are Canadian. So I now know about the wonders of the great North.

2016-05-30 11:23:03

#TheDonald will break the hearts of the whole world if/when Republicans & American people elect him. #Terrifying

2016-05-30 13:34:22

this country is being reduced to its lowest common denominator with the election to #potus2016

2016-05-30 13:53:42

It's a guy thing. Which is why they fear the presidential TRANS gendering underway: http://could-should-would.blogspot.com/2016/05/trans-gendering-american-presidency.html?m=1 …

2016-05-30 14:32:38

Don is a man of great sorrow. He is suffering, lashing out, needs an intervention by loved ones.

2016-05-30 14:38:01

Article states barring unforeseen scandal, Trump will be nominee. Trump University?

2016-05-30 14:51:51

--other than all that--do u like him?

2016-05-30 14:55:46

in like; have a beer with him? Hmmm.... Nah.

2016-05-30 14:59:02

"The truth must be told [about Trump's]...hostility to social justice and equal rights..."https://twitter.com/Kat4Obama/status/737357185668112388 …

2016-05-30 14:59:22

--wonder if he even drinks beer?

2016-05-30 15:00:27

"The truth must be told [about Trump's]...greedy love of big business and corporate tax cuts..."https://twitter.com/Kat4Obama/status/737357185668112388 …

2016-05-30 15:02:30

"The truth must be told [about Trump's]...scornful disdain for green policies and climate change science..."https://twitter.com/Kat4Obama/status/737357185668112388 …

2016-05-30 15:03:39

"The truth must be told [abt Trump's]...alarming ignorance of strategic realities in the Middle East & east Asia..."https://twitter.com/Kat4Obama/status/737357185668112388 …

2016-05-30 15:05:35

"The truth must be told [abt Trump's]...ruthless contempt for the weak, the less privileged & the vulnerable..."https://twitter.com/Kat4Obama/status/737357185668112388 …

2016-05-30 15:07:05

"The truth must be told [about Trump's]...foolhardy isolationism and protectionism ..."https://twitter.com/Kat4Obama/status/737357185668112388 …

2016-05-30 15:09:52

"The truth must be told [about Trump's]...loathsome self-adoration and...hateful fear-peddling..."https://twitter.com/Kat4Obama/status/737357185668112388 …

2016-05-30 15:43:37

. the media used to be able to create and sustain their preferred narrative and make it reality. The Internet killed that.

2016-05-30 16:15:41

Fact is much of the media would love to see a Trump presidency. They think it would be "interesting."

2016-05-30 17:07:48

quite scary.

2016-05-30 17:12:48

Ugh that's quite problematic!! Some people cannot afford a good education like you! Stop with this blatant poor-shaming NOW!

2016-05-30 17:13:25

EU IN are like sheep too afraid to stand on own feet and no brains to rule themselves - defeatists and order takers

2016-05-30 17:27:53

How DID this great nation get such a dopey, wet-rag, negative pessamist for PM?

2016-05-30 17:35:56

You're why people should NEVER listen to media scum. Real life retarded & usually bought by scum bags. EU=deep despair

2016-05-30 18:15:30

Shame it only seeks 2expose one cheek of the arse that's this election. Failure of BO to unite & HC equally unsuitable for POTUS.

2016-05-30 18:16:42

been saying for a yr he could do it because the democrats are as equally loose with the truth and poisonous to millions of yanks.

2016-05-30 18:18:46

parallels with remain here, throw racist tag at enough normal people eventually they say fuck you & vote against u thru anger. >

2016-05-30 18:20:20

Trump went after demographic that scare easy & could be mobilised. Democrats called them redneck racists as way of discussion >

2016-05-30 18:20:51

but yes, the article spot on about with a truly spectacular Fucktard he is!

2016-05-30 18:41:28

I think the Trump contributed to building America and helps his money in America's economy

2016-05-30 18:47:07

Such as management of the economy and projects is good he is missing to know what is the ambitions of America

2016-05-30 18:55:22

isn't this what the electoral college was supposed to prevent? Idiocracy and dr strange love movies combined

2016-05-30 19:05:26

he's just been hired to make Hillary seem more like the lesser of two evils. Sadly, it's working.

2016-05-30 19:36:05

must read and acted upon!!

2016-05-30 19:44:50

Great article. Trump needs to be relentlessly attacked on his "talking points" and ignorance to ANY policy issues.

2016-05-30 19:45:38

Bernie Sanders also needs to be properly vetted by the media. He dodges questions and then he's not pursued. Enough!!

2016-05-31 02:34:30

understand & agree with the HRC concerns, but Trump represents a different, infinitely more dangerous level of fuckwittery.

2016-05-31 02:50:21

Warren wants voters to stand up for what they believe, but many believe in Trump.

2016-05-31 02:57:11

Like article points out, we are sick of status quo. Trump sells himself on this with empty promises.

2016-05-31 03:40:55

v slippy character who I've only marginally less, albeit different, fears about. I look around the world & I just want 2 get off!

2016-05-31 03:47:39

I’d gamble on her ahead of him every day of the week but I agree, not exactly a quality field!

2016-05-31 03:50:42

I know ur right but I've such reservations I can't bring myself to say it! A 1 term trump disaster might be the reset they need.

2016-05-31 03:52:34

a 1 term Trump disaster might be the end of all of us. He’s unhinged.

2016-05-31 03:55:16

I've more faith in the institutions preventing it tbh but I'm not saying I'm up for it, just depressed at either option!

2016-05-31 04:05:54

the truth is that trump is honest& kind and will do so much 4 us

2016-05-31 04:08:15

you are right. Definitely. No doubt.

2016-05-31 05:50:11

Worrying that extreme views are proliferating throughout the world as a reaction against the misfortunes of others.

2016-05-31 07:01:18

https://twitter.com/Jon_Coach_TCF/status/737578943591546880 … Cameron Speaks Truth at last, well a year ago he did!

2016-05-31 08:31:23

Trumper Tantrum - #NeverTrump .twitter.com/j5n3v9AMXn

2016-05-31 15:07:01

Red meat to a Trumpist.

2016-05-31 15:07:49

Shouldn't be an excuse for keeping quiet though

2016-05-31 15:08:50

Agreed. And presumably there are still some fence-sitters.

2016-05-31 15:10:23

Not fence sitters, but people who need cover to speak out

2016-05-31 16:26:39

He also abused his email server? 'hard won values' in opening paragraph tells anyone with a pulse it's propaganda

2016-05-31 17:44:20

uh... Nee! Zelf verbinding zoeken met zijn/haar kiezers is enige succesvolle keuze #vroegoflaat

2016-05-31 18:24:20

populisten zijn goedkoop, maar afkeer van populisten is nog goedkoper #sorrydezemoestooknogeven

2016-05-31 21:07:37

Yes, I have long worried that the climate & energy crisis could lead to a rise in fascism, now add economic crisis to that.

2016-06-01 07:40:54

why waste your talent you know, we trump supporters are not idiots about NWO. North American Unon. Globalist Bush agenda.

2016-06-01 10:30:58

Horrible Person , NO MANNERS , #NOWALLANYMORE

2016-06-01 10:37:52

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2016-06-01 21:01:40

I tell every American I see that this is exactly how Rob Ford played out.

2016-06-01 21:04:50

One of a number of reasons why Daniel Dale's Trump coverage has been so insightful.

2016-06-01 23:43:09

The Donald might choke worse than Mitt. You're choking this away,

2016-06-02 18:06:07

long time I haven't seen you on sky news I love your analysts

2016-06-03 00:29:48

Americas choice of next president is embarrassing.

2016-06-03 05:55:00

"The main enemy of the open society, I believe, is no longer the communist but the capitalist threat." George Soros

2016-06-03 06:58:19

HT MT : “His embarrassing insecurities are on parade...” http://bit.ly/1Udvn2M pic.twitter.com/7JT2RnScWP

2016-06-04 13:59:34

Bribery! Florida AG Bondi - Texas AG "Gov. Abbott dropped investigation TRUMP U.

2016-06-04 14:03:35

Don't have to be Sigmund Freud to see how deeply insecure Trump is.He lashes out in uncontrollable overcompensation every day

2016-06-04 15:11:16

he's #ManicTrump. Will sink like #TitanicTrump cause his illness is YUGE!

2016-06-04 17:08:54

. #CandidateFlintstonepic.twitter.com/J0hZteI6Lr

2016-06-05 07:07:45

Yes, but the problem is that Hillary cannot be considered fit and proper either. What chance Sanders?

2016-06-05 07:13:32

The ruling parties had their chance after 2008, they chose more of the same.

2016-06-05 07:16:56

that's never stopped one before Danny #unfitforoffice

2016-06-05 10:51:02

But is he a fit and proper person to be a person?

2016-06-05 10:51:57

His presidency will probably accelerate the dolkars decline as "reserve" currency

2016-06-05 13:58:17

quite a few in politics I'd say aren't fit for the job, hasn't stopped em

2016-06-05 14:12:54

from the people that brought you Reagan and Bush Jnr

2016-06-05 23:50:41

Not a peep about HRC, and they hit POTUS. The rest is obvious.

2016-06-06 10:30:21

After much thought I find only one appropriate response to the GOP for Trumppic.twitter.com/j81mZsogLl

2016-06-06 12:57:04

well said why Trump cannot be supported and must be opposed #ManicTrump #TitanicTrump #MafiaDon #ImWithHer

2016-06-10 17:48:42

Textbook #Psychopath

2016-06-12 19:20:52

YUP YOU NAILED IT THATS HIM!!!!!!!!

2016-06-12 20:30:36

"I'm a jerk pig hell bent on gettin' my short fingers on the nuclear button," Trump screamed.

2016-06-17 06:14:40

likes no one but himself! He'll lead us to war! He uses women and likes his own slaves "there's my AA"!!!!

2016-06-20 02:45:32

Never would I have thought United States of America could vote this guy President. Then Canada got Harper! All bets off.

2016-06-25 06:46:58

"The next weeks and months will see a concerted, well-funded effort to render Trump respectable" SCARY STUFF! #NeverTrump

2016-06-26 08:18:02

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2016-06-28 05:25:15

Great! NOW! Equal Criticism Of Your Queen who is Nit Wearing Truth Very Well #ReleaseTheTranscripts

2016-06-29 11:20:43

some journals will be remembered for standing up and being counted! THIS is precisely when ppl become worthy of their careers

2016-06-29 11:53:07

It is incredible that Trump is running for President and they are Republicans who are willing to vote for him.Wow!

2016-06-29 14:14:49

Were it not for 1 black cat, I'd be in Mexico till November. Could be please please make general campaigns briefer?

2016-06-29 14:28:17

Tell that to Jeff Zucker he is all in for Trump-question is Why? Hiring of Trump's goons leaves little doubt

2016-06-29 14:32:34

Excellent article, thanks for the link.

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