Maybe I'm just dense but, in trying to find anything of substance in Trump's answers to questions at the latest townhall, I became overwhelmed with the sense that listening to our president answer questions is like listening to someone with no background in music attempting to replicate Phil Spector's wall of sound. He simply fills the space with sentence after sentence. A wall of noise. I think this tactic has worked well for him though.
Yeah, I noticed this too. He doesn't actually give any concrete answers regarding WHAT he's going to do to accomplish anything. He just keeps saying he's GOING to do some indescribable something
, he has some kind of plan, repeats this a few times (God does he love to repeat himself), then changes the subject. Unfortunately, all his followers hear is that he's GOING to do something
, and this seems to work for him.
The one topic where he came closest to describing an actual "plan" was when he talked about replacing Obamacare with...whatever he's replacing it with, that mystical health care plan he says he actually has already. He mentioned how getting rid of the individual mandate (I don't pretend to understand any of this, that's just what it's called) changed Obamacare so much that it can't really be called Obamacare anymore. This leads me to suspect that THIS is his brand-new Republican health care plan--repackaging Obamacare and taking credit for it himself, possibly renaming it Trumpcare. (Wouldn't be the first time he's taken credit for something Obama did.
) He managed to stop just short of confirming this. While on the one hand this would be a bit of a relief and at least people would continue to get their existing health coverage, which is the most important thing...on the other hand it's just typical skeezy plagiarizing Trump.
A while back on Reddit someone linked to screencaps they took of an e-mail spam they got offering to sign up for "Trumpcare." Following through the link to the site, one would get to a page that had apparently copypasted info from the Obamacare page and had forgotten to change the text to "Trumpcare."
Granted this was just some Reddit rando, there was no way to tell if the screencaps or e-mail were legit, and even if they were, they might not have been officially connected to Trump...but given what he said at his town hall I wouldn't be surprised if that's what happens.
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