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Trump’s wild popularity overseas is one of media’s best kept secrets Read more: https://www.american

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by flgator2, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. flgator2

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    https://www.americanthinker.com/blo...rseas_is_one_of_medias_best_kept_secrets.html
    The mainstream media pretends that their scorn for President Trump is almost universally shared overseas. While globalists everywhere (along with their media allies) dislike him for standing up for national sovereignty, a rising tide of populist revolt is shaking them to their core. And Trump is a hero – even a superhero – to the growing number of anti-globalist populists around the world.

    Stark evidence of this popularity of President Trump comes from Italy, where a populist government won power – though the media tend to ignore this. The Carnival of Viareggio, described as “world-famous” by Medium.com (the website chosen by Jeff Bezos for his j’accuse manifesto against the National Enquirer) dates back to 1873, and has established itself as the venue for featuring amazing giant figures. It takes place in Tuscany, a wealthy area that is a magnet for tourists worldwide.

    Check out the highlight of yesterday’s parade:



    This doesn't surprise me at all
     
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  2. mutz87

    mutz87 Complexified VIP Member

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    Lovely Italy is a nutjob of a country. :rolleyes::D

    ...and I say that as a proud Italian American who lived there for a few years and absolutely love it there...going back to visit fam this summer too.

    But this is also a country that put Silvio Berlusconi in power, which shouldn't need further explanation.
     
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  3. citygator

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    Misleading title. The author offers zero proof or evidence other than at this one single carnival in Italy known for giant figures they had a Trump. And there was one guy in costume. That’s wildly popular? I don’t remember hearing Hillary being wildly popular too.

    Covered by Newsweek and Time by the way.
    "God Emperor Trump" float appears in Italy's carnival parade

    Sorry for the shade, I know it’s hard representing.
     
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  4. AndyGator

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    I guess someone missed the royal welcome parade Trump got in England. And they are American friendly. The only countries where Trump is wildly popular is Russia and North Korea.
     
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  5. VAg8r1

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    Hey, Trump is wildly popular in the UK and here's the proof.
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  6. rivergator

    rivergator Too Hot Mod Moderator VIP Member

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    So because one parade in Italy featured a float of Trump, we're supposed to believe that Trump is really wildly popular throughout the world, but the media is keeping that quiet.
    Again, a little research always helps.

    As far as the float:

    Massive Emperor Trump Float Presides Over Italian Carnival

    As far as Trump's popularity:

    Trump Approval Worldwide Remains Low Especially Among Key Allies
     
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  7. wgbgator

    wgbgator Extremely Online Premium Member

    I guess the conservative media cant pretend he's popular here anymore, so they have to look overseas to pretend he's popular there. "What the libterd media wont tell you is that burning an effigy is a sign of popularity in some cultures."
     
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  8. WarDamnGator

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  9. channingcrowderhungry

    channingcrowderhungry Premium Member

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    I have a decent number of friends and acquaintances that live in Europe. No exaggeration it's probably close to 0/50 on support for Trump. He is wildly unpopular over there based on my experience with anybody I have talked to.
     
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  10. rivergator

    rivergator Too Hot Mod Moderator VIP Member

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    The thing is that we see this over and over with conservative sources posted here. They really depend on their readers not knowing much or caring enough to actually look anything up. They can say anything and it's believed, as long as it fits the ideology.
     
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  11. WarDamnGator

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    Medium, BTW, isn't a news source. It's a website that allows anyone to post anything. Lots of good stuff there, but even more nonsense like this ...
     
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  12. gator7_5

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    Wonder what the approval rating of May Macron and Merkel is? They're all knocking it out of the park. Lol.
     
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  13. duchen

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    Of course he is popular with people overseas who share his racist, xenophobic and nationalist values. Same 38 percent here.
     
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  14. VAg8r1

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    Not to be too picky over grammar since I make my own share of grammatical errors but when I first read your post I thought you were referring to someone by the name of May Macron.
     
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  15. GatorNorth

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    Didn't Italy also elect a porn star to Parliament about 25 years ago? It's a perfect match.
     
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  16. grumpygator77

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    I've heard Russia loves him...

    And when Obama was generally revered as a very good leader by countries abroad... the Right said what?
    I seem to remember comments like "who cares" about this or that country liking our president. Seemed totally irrelevant then to these touting trump's imagined popularity now.
     
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  17. rivergator

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    Certainly better than Trump's. From the Pew piece

     
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  18. GatorRade

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    So just to recap: this article claims that all the media is wrong and trump is extremely popular overseas based on the presence of one parade float.

    Then people look up popularity stats, and they show that trump isn’t popular at all. And even the float itself actually turns out to be satirizing Trump.

    Did I miss anything?
     
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  19. GatorNorth

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    Trump's was 37% in the last Gallup poll released. He's barely getting out of the infield himself, much less knocking it out of the park.
     
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  20. intimigator1

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    I have not met anybody that likes Trump...oh they like to remind me how stupid the USA looks with Trump in office but love? Nope.
     
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