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Trump considering attending Tokyo Olympics

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Oh no. Hope there will be something or someone preventing him from coming.

How many publicity gigs does he still want? Enough is enough!!

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Another reason not to attend.

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What event will he be competing in?

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Yeah, he should make sure to go through Ginza station which due to construction is narrowed by 2/3rds. Will be a lot of fun.

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When did they add a competitive eating event?

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Does a golf course these days define Greek sports events?

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Beach volleyball will never be the same...

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It would be good for Trump to attend the Olympics. It would honor PM Abe and show respect for Japan. It would support the competing American athletes. Usually when the president attends an event there are a mountain of security problems to climb, but the Olympics will have extremely tight security to start with. Trump haters already have their needles pinned, so that won't be any worse than normal.

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I think there will be an empty cruise ship near Yokohama that he can use to stay in.

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Don't tell me there exists others to compete in the same category...

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Maybe he could pardon the Kagoikes while he's here. That would certainly please his old friend Prime Minister Shinzo.

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He won't be coming if they don't stop the spread of the Corona Virus. Nor any Olympics for that matter.

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I'd like to Trump and Abe parachute in to the Opening Ceremony, like the Queen did in 2012.

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What event will he be competing in?

Take him to the bouldering. Let him see what a wall looks like.

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It would support the competing American athletes. 

Roy, it would support only the athletes who support Trump. Imagining how Trump would respond to an athlete who opposes Trumpian policies is embarrassing. He will not attend because he is not welcome.

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Welcome to Japan. Trump is the greatest leader of the greatest nation on earth. The best friend of Japan. We love to see him for Olympics and next for more years as the leader of USA .

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Trump is the greatest leader of the greatest nation on earth. 

that's some cynical sense of humor

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I think Putin should challenge him to a Judo match. I think Putin would crush him. Or a chess game. I think Putin would beat him there too.

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If the Covid-19 epidemic is under control in Japan, I see it unlikely with the current containment efforts of Japanese bureaucrats.

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Trump just wants some of what the Russian athletes are having.

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U are fully welcome if the corona virius is still on.

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He is extremely welcome in Japan.

 He will not attend because he is not welcome.

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And the gold medal for the most winning economy, lowest unemployment, and resisting a sinister coup d'etat will go to Trump. All stand for the national anthem unless you're a bitter third-rate unemployed football wannabe player (Trump can't fix everything).

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Wow! Great news would love to go, but sadly, I’m not an Olympic fan, so I’ll sit out on that one.

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Gold is famously Trump's favorite color and already he must be calculating that he could bask in the reflected glory of American Olympic gold medals in order to burnish his MAGA image in the eyes of his devoted "stormtrumpers" and boost his election chances. Trump wouldn't be the first megalomaniac leader to use the Olympics to make propaganda to stroke his own ego.

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What people think is not news...

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Do it Trump! It will drive the Leftists even crazier.

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heh, you people have been on your pantsuitwomanbad campaign ever since 2016,

Well, it isn’t a good thing that she laundered money from her campaign to Putin’s agents to buy interference in the 2016 election. But I guess since she s a Dem it’s cool right? Luckily if she is at the Olympics it will be as a private citizen. After all America is a Republic and she lost a majority of the States - 30 to 20. Should have gone to Wisconsin and Pennsylvania and Ohio and North Carolina and ... She was so sure she had it rigged - just like she rigged it against Bernie in the primaries.

Oh and we don’t say pantsuitwomanbad. It’s whiteprivilegedwomaninpantsuitbad.

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Does he even know about the Corona virus? Didn't he say it'll vanish by spring when it gets warmer?

If he does come to Japan, I'm sure his entourage will tag along and I can see Trump et al driving Abe folks nuts with requests for extra rooms at luxury hotels. And at the last minute.

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Does it actually physically hurt some of you when Trump goes somewhere? Who cares where he goes? Why do so many people freak out because Trump wants to travel somewhere?

No wonder we can't accomplish anything.

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I know Trump would love all the publicity that would generate.

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When was snap made an Olympic sport?

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extankerToday  05:26 am JST

Does it actually physically hurt some of you when Trump goes somewhere?

Doesn't bother me. I think it's a non-story.

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Abe: Mr President, we have some great cultural heritage sites to show you; the Meiji Shrine, the Imperial Palace, The Tokyo Art Gallery....

Trump: Forget it baby - lets get going to Kabukicho....

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So many hateful Trump comments - makes me chuckle. I still love Japan, JapanToday and the moderators that nail me every now and then.

Abe needs Trump to visit because of all the press regarding the coronavirus......it changes the narative people.

Go Trump!

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Of course America's tenth highest paid athlete should be there. The cost of his attendance to the American people could push him up to eighth highest paid if they just add a putt-putt golf competition and let him play.

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