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Leaked cables from UK ambassador to 10 Downing St

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by 96Gatorcise, Jul 6, 2019.

  1. GatorJMDZ

    GatorJMDZ gatorjack VIP Member

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    Kind of like "The Man in the High Castle."
     
  2. Rocinante

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    Absolutely nothing illegal for a foreign government to spy on any other country. Israel s spying on us all the time.
     
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  3. chemgator

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    Compared to how easy it has been for our adversaries to manipulate Hillary with a few million in bribes?
     
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  4. chemgator

    chemgator GC Hall of Fame

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    Trump being insecure is probably a good thing. He is incompetent, just like Obama, but he knows he's incompetent so he's insecure about it. I was afraid that Trump had no self-awareness whatsoever. This news gives me hope.
     
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  6. VAg8r1

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    @realDonaldTrump may be an incompetent President who exhibits the symptoms of Narcissistic Personality Disorder but he's still a great entertainer at least far as his Tweet storms are concerned, humorous and not to be taken seriously.
     
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    They’ve given Trump Co hundreds of millions since 2017.
     
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  8. gator7_5

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    British diplomat viewing our leadership as inept... wow. That guy needs to take a glance back across the pond at what’s going down back home.
     
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  9. demosthenes

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    1. Not his job.
    2. You already knew that but are just trying to diminish his assessment with irrelevant dialogue.
    3. Maybe we (US and Brits) see each other’s leadership ineptitude so well because we live through it every day?
     
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  10. orangeblue_coop

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    I mean, it's not like he’s not lying. Trump runs the White House like a reality TV show. Complete international embarrassment.
     
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  11. VAg8r1

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    Trump through his reaction to the leaked cables has pretty much confirmed the accuracy of the ambassador's assessment.
     
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  12. OklahomaGator

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    The ambassador has resigned.
     
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  13. gator_fever

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    Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, as a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump's administration escalates.

    The US president had branded him "a very stupid guy" after emails emerged where the ambassador had called his administration "clumsy and inept".

    Theresa May said Sir Kim's departure was "a matter of deep regret".

    He said he wanted to put an end to speculation about his role and the leak had made it "impossible" to continue.
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    About time (he) resigned.
     
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  14. orangeblue_coop

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    Resigned for being completely truthful. How unfortunate.
     
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  15. OaktownGator

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    Dude was doing his job. Emails were confidential and should not have come out.

    It likely reflects similar assessments that all foreign diplomatic and intelligence agencies have made. No surprise in any of this.
     
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  16. duchen

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    No matter how many people say that Trump is an idiot and that this administration is dysfunctional, they are all branded liars and biased by the base of a President who just gave a speech discussing or revolutionary war airports. Even an Ambassador appointed by a conservative government. Or former members of his cabinet. And even when we see it with our own eyes.
     
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  17. sovietgator

    sovietgator Lighten up Jan Brady (Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!!)

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    Yep, and most people in the know thought that long before he ever ran for Prez. I could not stand him in the 80's and knew then, that he was nothing more than a white version of Don King.

    Whether you voted for him or not, whether you like Donkeys or Elephants, the guy is a fraud and a total maroon that surrounds himself with fellow maroons.

    There is nothing wrong in admitting the obvious. The Black Guy and his family are out of the White House, that shrew Hillary lost, and your boy won. It's okay to call a spade a spade, nobody is gonna revoke your Trump card.

    I don't understand the blind rabid emotional attachment to politicians and presidents.

    Eisenhower is the last president that I would have been willing to even shake his hand, much less have an undying man crush on him.

    From what I hear (since I can't read), he was a great General. A very good General. I mean, he's not as good of a military strategist and deal maker as Trump, but he's not that bad.

    Let's face it, Trump would have never let the Nazi's invade the US or bomb Pearl Harbor like Ike did. But hey, we can't all be a stable genius and master deal maker.
     
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  18. sovietgator

    sovietgator Lighten up Jan Brady (Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!!)

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    Exactly! A sane bright person would have completely ignored it. Oh wait, the leaked cable wouldn't even exist if that were the case. Ah screw it, I value Lil Kim's assessment of Trump more than those whacky Brits who know a true Benny Hill when they see him.
     
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  19. AndyGator

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    FIFY: humorous and never to be taken seriously
     
  20. GatorJMDZ

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    The wrong he resigned.
     
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