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Davos elite alarmed at Trump's nationalist rhetoric

Something tells me to the rubes who favor Orange Daffy, this is kinda a good thing...

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"For Dominic Barton, global managing director for business consultancy McKinsey, Trump has turned the political campaign itself into “entertainment”, which could hurt the global image of the United States."

When one buffoon defines a political party, that can be an accident. When two buffoons define American politics, that's a disaster. Look how it worked out for Bush and Cheney.

Trump, haberdasher, television personality, hasn't any interest in "America".

Trump is only interested in Trump.

That's one buffoon too many interested in Trump.

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"...which could hurt the global image of the United States."

Nah. Not the US. The Republican party.

Which must be destroyed.

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Yeah, but were those negative comments made before or after he was endorsed by Palin? That might change some minds.

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Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about. Mark Twain.

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Wow!

Unbelievable”, “embarrassing” even “dangerous”

self-proclaimed Socialist Bernie Sanders

the free trade crowd

Who's writing this crap, Hillary Clinton? It's propoganda pieces like this that make my day. These establishment pigs are worried their precious little game is going to get tossed over onto the floor. I'm lovin it!

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Nah. Not the US. The Republican party.

Ok, now back to reality. After almost 8 years of Obama, the country is already had the difficult to come back. Thanks to the Democratic Party and you wonder why Trump is gaining.

Which must be destroyed.

Might as well throw in the Democratic Party as well, they ain't worth a can of beans in all seriousness.

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Are any of these "Davos elite" eligible to vote in U.S. elections? If not, then their OPINIONS of U.S. political candidates is just that - their opinions. I expect that the "Davos elite" will continue to do business with U.S. companies regardless of who wins the next U.S. Presidential election.

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The GOP just had too many bigots for a man like Trump not to succeed in it. A large chunk of Republicans still think Obama is a Muslim from Kenya.

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Trump is definitely one of the "greatest students" of hedonism and self love. However, he knows nothing of American history, the Constitution, our government, international affairs, foreign policy, the military, domestic and global economics, the Bible, stock markets, the plight of the poor, the struggles of the middle class, the fears of immigrants and refugees, the civil rights of women and blacks and, lastly, the intelligence, humility and compassion which separates humans from savage animals.

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"The GOP just had too many bigots for a man like Trump not to succeed in it. A large chunk of Republicans still think Obama is a Muslim from Kenya."

There are posters on this site who are still on the fence about that one. I suppose they would qualify as 'moderates'.

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@CrazyJoe,

You seem to know a lot about someone you don`t know.

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@CrazyJoe

Neither did Bush, and he got 8 years.

Obama knew, but he ignored it, and he got 8 years.

What sets him apart from the one party...oh..sorry..TWO party lackeys, is that he has no party allegiance. He just wants to make America great again. (honestly, I can't write that without laughing), he's always said he get smart people on these matters who want to find the best way, NOT the Republican best way and NOT the Democrats best way.

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The GOP just had too many bigots for a man like Trump not to succeed in it. A large chunk of Republicans still think Obama is a Muslim from Kenya.

What about the bigot liberals that think conservatives are racists, be it White (stereotype) or anyone else that holds conservative views?

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bigot liberals

That's an oxymoron, bass (no, mods, that's not an insult - Google it)... liberals by definition aren't racists or bigots.

I agree with the person who said that the Trump/Palin show is entertainment... as soon as Palin popped up I thought: comedy gold.

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That's an oxymoron, bass (no, mods, that's not an insult - Google it)... liberals by definition aren't racists or bigots.

Ok, so Google will define for me what a racist is? Come on now, that's the same as saying, Blacks are incapable of being racists, please don't peddle that argument, you're going to lose all day.

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"Republicans are fine if you're a multi-millionaire / Democrats are fine if all you own is what you wear / But neither of them's really right, cause neither of them care..."

Frank Zappa never sang truer words than that. I suspect he'd have a field day with Trump!

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Ok, so Google will define for me what a racist is? Come on now, that's the same as saying, Blacks are incapable of being racists, please don't peddle that argument, you're going to lose all day.

No bass, Google will define an oxymoron. Please read my post fully before reacting.

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"Republicans are fine if you're a multi-millionaire / Democrats are fine if all you own is what you wear / But neither of them's really right, cause neither of them care..."

Zappa was a millionaire, wasn't he?

Frank Zappa never sang truer words than that. I suspect he'd have a field day with Trump!

Isn't Zappa dead?

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GOP strategist slams ‘crazy’ Trump fans: ‘Childless single men who masturbate to anime’

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/01/gop-strategist-slams-crazy-trump-fans-childless-single-men-who-masturbate-to-anime/

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"GOP strategist slams ‘crazy’ Trump fans: ‘Childless single men who masturbate to anime’"

Make America great again by pulling together?

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"some said they still expected his campaign to founder"

There's no indication of that yet.

“He’s not serious"

Yes he is.

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@Thunderbird2

With regards to 'liberal', you must remember you are talking to Bass/Fox News. The definition of a 'liberal' in their eyes is someone who thinks evolution is true, Obama is not a Kenyan Muslim and sending US people to fight/lose/die in hellholes is a bad idea.

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With regards to 'liberal', you must remember you are talking to Bass/Fox News.

Hey, 120+million people can't be wrong or do you know something that the masses don't know? Oh, please do enlighten us.

The definition of a 'liberal' in their eyes is someone who thinks evolution is true,

No, the proper definition would be a person that thinks their lifestyle is THE best and everyone else should follow it because they see it as the highest pinnacle of evolution whether its social economic justice, euthanasia, demonizing Christians (and yet, they have you believe they are a tolerant bunch) wanting to drive them underground, feel like the bigger the government and the more dependent they make you, it is seen as being prosperous at the same time, taking as much money away from you as possible, regardless of the economic ladder you're on, force feed you that Atheism is the only way and NO other way and if you don't tow the line, then you will feel the wrath of the liberal bully.

In a nutshell

Obama is not a Kenyan Muslim and sending US people to fight/lose/die in hellholes is a bad idea.

Now, I'm not so sure about that, as for sending troops to die, he's already doing that, the problem is, he just won't admit it's a military operation, they are military advisors....yeah, that's it.

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"Hey, 120+million people can't be wrong or do you know something that the masses don't know? Oh, please do enlighten us."

Let's be honest. The US has some of the world's best universities and produces some of the world's finest minds but it also has over 40% denying evolution, believing the earth is 6,000 years old and millons burbling about Obama being the anti-Christ. I can tell you that evolution isn't a lie from the pit of hell, the world is much more than 6,000 years old and I'd put my house on Obama not being a Kenyan Muslim nor the anti-Christ. I'm sure you'd agree that these 'masses' are wrong on those scores.

Some even go to even further than this by taking Sarah Palin seriously. Glenn Beck was employed by Fox News. Fox had a 'terrorism expert' claiming a large European city was 100% Muslim. This is pandering to idiots. Not all people who watch Fox are idiots, but it does employ idiots and panders to the idiot demographic. This is Murdoch's tabloid success story. I lived in Texas. I saw this demographic first hand and also serious, decent people mortified that their state was represented by knuckle-dragging rabble rousers.

You work for the elitist Washington Post. A newspaper Fox likes to bash. You know this.

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The word 'liberal' seems to have been hijacked and bastardised by the Republicans. To most non Americans a liberal is a person with... liberal views, as in freedom of thought and expression, free from the extremes of right or left. A centrist if you like. The Republicans seem to use the word as if being a liberally minded person is a bad thing... what are they afraid of? Some beardie liberal might, I don't know, suggest that a portion of people's taxes be used to fund a National Health Service, free for everyone.

Hoooo, steady on, I hear... I can imagine certain people frothing at the mouth at such liberal thoughts as a free health service for all. It smacks socialism, and that's worse than being a liberal... or is it?

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I challenge all you anti trump folks to go back and look at the last 20 years of trump videos. The over lining theme is that he he loves this country. And the back bone of America is the middle class, whats wrong with that?

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Let's be honest. The US has some of the world's best universities and produces some of the world's finest minds but it also has over 40% denying evolution, believing the earth is 6,000 years old and millons burbling about Obama being the anti-Christ. I can tell you that evolution isn't a lie from the pit of hell, the world is much more than 6,000 years old and I'd put my house on Obama not being a Kenyan Muslim nor the anti-Christ. I'm sure you'd agree that these 'masses' are wrong on those scores.

Listen, my whole defense of Christianity beliefs is not that I believe in the Bible necessarily, it's more about the believing in protecting the right of Christians or Jews that choose to believe. I don't have a problem with people believing in what they want to believe as long as they don't force it on others or as a politician make it mandatory for the rest of the country to follow their belief or govern in the name of their religion, I do have a problem with that, but if you personally believe that the world is 6000 years, that's your business, just don't force me to agree with that belief.

As far as Obama is concerned, do I believe he's an American, I do, but do I believe he's a Christian, I'm not sure. He's definitely not acting like a true Christian and that's his prerogative, but I don't like the man wearing the shroud and claiming that he's a Christian when he doesn't even act like one, if so, then just be honest about it. Reagan wasn't a real religious and it wasn't a problem at all, at least he didn't claim he was something, but acted in a different way from what he claimed to be.

I have a real fundamental problem with that.

Some even go to even further than this by taking Sarah Palin seriously. Glenn Beck was employed by Fox News.

I always thought Beck was strange for many, many obvious reasons....

Fox had a 'terrorism expert' claiming a large European city was 100% Muslim.

Which one? I never recall hearing that.

This is pandering to idiots. Not all people who watch Fox are idiots, but it does employ idiots and panders to the idiot demographic.

But that depends on what you want to believe, it's not so much of the networks fault as the person with the personal partisan belief whether they are liberal or conservative, they will always see what they want to see or believe.

This is Murdoch's tabloid success story. I lived in Texas. I saw this demographic first hand and also serious, decent people mortified that their state was represented by knuckle-dragging rabble rousers.

I can't agree with that. I go often to Texas and I see a lot of people that are afraid of liberals and progressives and their ideology and don't want anything to do with it, the opposite is on the other shoe when it comes to California that hold opposite views on conservatives and you have equally nutty loons on the liberal side that have a deep fear of anything conservative. That's just politics and the fear and hatred of either politics persuasion falls on both sides.

You work for the elitist Washington Post. A newspaper Fox likes to bash. You know this.

I sure do, but that's ok. Not everyone at FNC thinks that way and they few that do are entitled to believe what they want.

The word 'liberal' seems to have been hijacked and bastardized by the Republicans.

Yeah, and the same goes for libs when uttering the words conservatism.

To most non Americans a liberal is a person with... liberal views, as in freedom of thought and expression, free from the extremes of right or left. A centrist if you like.

I could care less what a non-American thinks, they can't vote anyway in our country

The Republicans seem to use the word as if being a liberally minded person is a bad thing... what are they afraid of? Some beard liberal might, I don't know, suggest that a portion of people's taxes be used to fund a National Health Service, free for everyone.

liberalism isn't bad, the problem is, liberals believe that the way they live and view life is the right way and everyone should follow that and if they don't, they should be ostracized from society, literally. Diversity is encouraged as long as you don't hold religious beliefs then liberals are not tolerant. A complete contradiction of what they claim to be. The problem with liberalism is they love and embrace socialism and to take other peoples money until it runs out. People are already paying more than their fair share of taxes and people are getting less for their money and the government is taking more and now you have Bernie Sanders that is saying, we should pay more if he were to be elected. This is just insane. The guy will never make it to the presidency.

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I could care less [sic] what a non-American thinks

Then why do you often mention how America's enemies are "laughing at" the USA because of Obama? Or how the world doesn't "fear and respect" America because of Obama?

liberalism isn't bad

Glad to hear it. I'd like to know some examples of liberal policies you agree with. Let's find some common ground, brother.

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Then why do you often mention how America's enemies are "laughing at" the USA because of Obama? Or how the world doesn't "fear and respect" America because of Obama?

Sorry, allow me to clarify myself. I could care less what the average ordinary outsider thinks of America, our culture, laws and how we live. As far as it concerns the political arena when it comes to dealing with world leaders, I do care.

Glad to hear it. I'd like to know some examples of liberal policies you agree with. Let's find some common ground, brother.

LOL. You'd be surprised, there are quite a few things I am very liberal about.

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"This is Murdoch's tabloid success story. I lived in Texas. I saw this demographic first hand and also serious, decent people mortified that their state was represented by knuckle-dragging rabble rousers."

"I can't agree with that. I go often to Texas and I see a lot of people that are afraid of liberals and progressives and their ideology and don't want anything to do with it, the opposite is on the other shoe when it comes to California that hold opposite views on conservatives and you have equally nutty loons on the liberal side that have a deep fear of anything conservative. That's just politics and the fear and hatred of either politics persuasion falls on both sides."

Of course California is more liberal than Texas. That's not my point. I'm talking about people in Texas who are truly mortified that bible-thumping, rightist head cases give their state and Texans as a whole such a bad name. My old mate in Dallas often sends me Louis Gohmert's latest insane tirade with a wtf appended to his mail. He's far from the only one I met.

As for spewing vitriol and religious intolerance, your posts have described Obama as a tyrant, a socialist, an atheist and a possible Muslim. Why would it matter if he was an atheist or a Muslim? You believe in religious tolerance unlike the liberals. You'll actually find that Democrats are far more willing to vote for a non-Christian than Republicans. I cited a poll to you in the past which clearly shows how Republicans are overwhelmingly more likely to only accept a Christian. You rejected it because you didn't like the results.

Oh, the terrorism expert on Fox was Steve Emerson. It was legendary. He claimed the city of Birmingham in the UK was 100% Muslim where non-Muslims couldn't enter. The Prime Minister of the UK called him "a complete idiot" and he was utterly humiliated on the BBC. Fox issued an apology for not questioning his outrageous claims ( they were actually slavering like dogs at this Muslim-bashing tongue flapper ). It was arguably the greatest WTF moment I've ever seen on the 'news'. It was also a great example of what tolerance of religion really means to the Christian Right.

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Polls still show that Trump has many potential voters who appear to be willing to vote for Trump. It appears that the "Davos elite" do not outnumber them.

After the FBI arrests Hillary Clinton, it looks like the election will be between Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. I wonder if the "Davos elite" will post Hillary's bail?

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Black SabbathJAN. 22, 2016 - 02:54AM JST The more he pisses off idiot liberals, the more I like him!

The face of the modern Republican Party!

Nope. I am a Reagan Republican - and I long for those days when America was great with him at the helm. But America has turned into a giant, steaming, pile of dung thanks to the radical liberalism that infests it like dysentery. I'm so happy that I do not live there anymore, but it still hurts me to see it continuously torn apart by selfish, angry liberals only looking out for what's best for themselves rather than what's best for the country.

I'd be happy to meet you in person sometime to discuss this further.

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