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Open mouth, insert foot. The Mitt Rmoney of 2016 !

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Mr. Trump is my Hero...

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A buffoon who doesnt even own the majority of properties with the Trump name on them... the longer he runs the greater damage he does to the republican cause...

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Mr. Trump is my Hero...

deadbaetles -- I hope you are kidding, because all Trump is is an arrogant, out-of-touch, racist buffoon. And, IMO, no one who did not serve his country has any right to critisize a decorated POW like McCain. And I voted against McCain, but not because I did not admire the kind of man he is.

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There is an organization, "American Veterans of Vietnam War". Some of veterans said that captured John McCain had actively cooperated with Vietnamese communists, betraying his 'brothers-in-arms'. According to veterans, McCain violated US military code, giving to Vietnamese classified military information.

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@yamashi, they sound like Swiftboaters, aka people who criticize their fellow vets in exchange for money. If nobody was paying them off, do you really think would talk like that?

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@TorafusuTorasan "They sound like Swiftboatets"

Maybe, they sound like Swiftboaters. But I have just checked John McCain biography from various sources. He was captured and he collaborated with communists. He provided various military secrets to enemy side. Technically speaking, he is a traitor.

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But despite his strong showing in the polls — which should secure him a spot in the first Republican presidential debate next month

Please please please be in the debates. We want all of America to hear from the Republican front-runner. The party is imploding trying to get Trump out of the top position since it's showing the world too much about the true Republican base. They are racist.

But, I'm assuming, some of them are good people.

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why is it always the buffoons that have all the money? I just want to go back to school and take engineering again. I'd like to do bio-plastics and have fun with energy solutions. Guys like Trump have no value in society, yet society rewards zero value. What a waste of time

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Donald is a distraction to make Jeb look like the liberal, sane candidate. What Iraq War?

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Wikipedia not turning up much. Maybe that's milled rumors left over from 2000 campaign.

yamashi:

@TorafusuTorasan "They sound like Swiftboatets"

Maybe, they sound like Swiftboaters. But I have just checked John McCain biography from various sources. He was captured and he collaborated with communists. He provided various military secrets to enemy side. Technically speaking, he is a traitor.

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Trump should have gone to Vietnam, but rich people don't go to war. That's what poor people are for. I'm not a supporter of Senator McCain, but to belittle a person because they served in our military and spent 5 1/2 years in North Vietnamese captivity is just un-American.

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McCain once denied he was a "hero" in an interview, admitting that bombing civiians from a jet fighter was hardly heroic. That his conduct in captivity was not exactly kosher is not mere rumor but supported by reliable evidence. Fact is, McCain's past has been thoroughly disinfected, sanitized, laundered and ironed by right-wing US media and, when he made his bid for Potus, he was all but canonized to boot. He's a living example of the king with no clothes, and for his ambiguous and hypocritical stance on CIA torture alone he deserves to be branded in the parlance of his fellow chauvinist bigots as "unamerican". McCain's dodgy record can not, however, gild Trump's lily; he's an utterly reprobate creature who represents the very worst qualities of "homo americanus"

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McCain could also be involved in the USS Forestal fire in the Vietnam conflict.

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'...damage to the republican cause" ?... and would that be vilifying and demonizing proposed legislation which doesn't fatten said politician across the isle bank accounts as well, without offering any new ideas, alternative ideas, compromising ideas?... 'cause that's ALL they've got. Mr Trump on the other hand... some Kahunas, eh? The guys in a class by himself. Viva Trump!... hmmm... that didn't sound right at all...

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'Donald is a distraction to make Jeb look like the liberal, sane candidate. What Iraq War?'

Exactly. The more this self-promoting clown spouts off, the saner the other GOP head cases look. Next to Trump, a feces-flinging chimp can look statesmanlike.

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Really? I kind of thought Donald, and Ross Perot, before him were Democratic shills bent on siphoning votes and resources away from the Republican front-runners. Too much caricature to be real candidates capable of actually winning.

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i will wait to hear which GOP candidate he will target. One by one. Some candidates are not baited by him and avoiding to comment on him.

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I have no opinion on whether John McCain is a hero or not, but he certainly did his own part in firing up "the crazies" during his campaign for President when he chose Sarah Palin as a running mate. He's responsible for putting that looney on the national stage. And now Donald Trump is whipping up the same group of mouth-breathers. If only the media would just ignore him, but the story is too good, I guess. Oh, please let it be over soon!

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The US gets what it wishes for! Trump is the ultimate Republican, and now even the GOP are half supporting him, half running scared because they know that the LEADING CANDIDATE in their party is more than ever securing the next presidency with the Democrats. HAHAHAHA!!!

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE be in the debates! It's going to be hilarious as it is, but I just can't WAIT for them if Trump will be a member -- and their leading figure to boot!

I notice even most Republican supporters on this site are now quite since Trump has taken the lead. TOO funny!

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McCain calling his own constituents crazy for being concerned with illegal immigration is what is really so out of it, he criticized Trump by doing the same thing he says Trump did.

Actual words spoken verbatim:

Frank Luntz, who was leading the Q&A session, repeatedly protested, “He’s a war hero.”

Trump responded, “He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren’t captured, okay? I hate to tell you.” Trump re-iterated, “He’s a war hero because he was capture, okay? You can have — and I believe — perhaps he’s a war hero, but right now, he said some very bad things about a lot of people. So, what I said is, John McCain, I disagree with him, that these people aren’t crazy.”

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'If only the media would just ignore him, but the story is too good, I guess. Oh, please let it be over soon!'

Oh, come on. Where's your sense of humour? Given how long this thing is, a cabaret turn is just what we need. Terrifyingly, some boneheads are actually taking this clown seriously. Then again, some actually thought Sarah Palin was fit to be second in command of the world's most powerful nation so I suppose we shouldn't be shocked.

A vision of a Trump/Palin ticket just crossed my mind...

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Please please please be in the debates. We want all of America to hear from the Republican front-runner.

Be careful for what you wish for.

The party is imploding trying to get Trump out of the top position since it's showing the world too much about the true Republican base. They are racist.

I dare you to prove it.

Secondly, then that makes Dems THE worst racist party around. The party that the majority of Blacks vote for keeping them virtually impoverished and keeping them on the giant government apperatus nipple.

But, I'm assuming, some of them are good people.

I like Liberman and Menendez at least they don't drink the progressive Kool aid!

Guys like Trump have no value in society, yet society rewards zero value. What a waste of time.

Well, we wouldn't have Trump if we didn't have Obama. People are angry and No matter what anyone thinks about Trump he's a breath of fresh air for a growing segment of Americans that are sick and tired of this president his administration and the last 7 years of how he has been dragging this country down. If people didn't like him he wouldn't be surging in the polls. Also, you can't shame or embarrass Trump, it's literally impossible, he makes no apologies, he's direct and the people love it. I'm not a Trump fan, but the man is not joke. He's got so much money, he makes Romney look like he's poor. He's worth $10 Billion! That's NO chump change and he's financing his own campaign with his own money, doesn't need or want donors. Like him or not, he's going to be around for a long time.

The US gets what it wishes for! Trump is the ultimate Republican,

Sorry, he's not a Republican, NO Way, was NEVERTHELESS historically, he might be an independent conservative, but he has in the past heavily endorsed Democrats, heavily.

and now even the GOP are half supporting him, half running scared because they know that the LEADING CANDIDATE in their party is more than ever securing the next presidency with the Democrats. HAHAHAHA!!!

I wouldn't be laughing, Dems have a candidate that 37% of the public CAN'T trust and over 65% of Independents CAN'T trust, that's a very serious problem, very serious. Without independents, Hillary is in a world of.....

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE be in the debates! It's going to be hilarious as it is, but I just can't WAIT for them if Trump will be a member -- and their leading figure to boot!

Trust me, we feel the same about Bernie Sanders.

I notice even most Republican supporters on this site are now quite since Trump has taken the lead. TOO funny!

I don't like Trump, but I agree with almost everything he's been saying. At least he's not worried about being PC which is very refreshing.

Then again, some actually thought Sarah Palin was fit to be second in command of the world's most powerful nation so I suppose we shouldn't be shocked.

At least she has a history in working as a governor, she ran a state, she worked with congress and reached along party lines. So what was Obama's expierence again, besides being a community organizer?

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The Dems get Bernie Sanders and his talk of equality is resonating with the party and his poll numbers are climbing. The Repubs get Trump who says Mexico is sending rapists which is resonating with the party and he's jumped to the front of the polls.

Not much of a better example between the two parties than that.

SuperLib: [Republicans] are racist.

bass: I dare you to prove it.

I clearly followed up my comment by saying that I'm assuming that some of them are good people. Now if you could please stop distracting us from the straight talk about the GOP's racism, I'd appreciate it.

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I clearly followed up my comment by saying that I'm assuming that some of them are good people. Now if you could please stop distracting us from the straight talk about the GOP's racism, I'd appreciate it.

Sorry, not letting you get away with distracting from the Dems that are by far the worst when it comes to racism.

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Yes smithinjapan! I want Trump in the debates it will be hilarious and give all the late night shows so much fodder! Whilst it is disrespectful what he said about McCain I giggled on the part "(McCain) is a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured."

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I clearly followed up my comment by saying that I'm assuming that some of them are good people. Now if you could please stop distracting us from the straight talk about the GOP's racism, I'd appreciate it.

Trump sure does seem to get a lot of support from legal immigrants for a racist. Not surprising since Hispanic citizens want the borders secured and the laws enforced by wide majorities in most polls I’ve seen.The most impassioned speeches from this week-end at the Trump fest in Phoenix were also the many Hispanics who spoke of being victims of crimes committed by illegals. Hopefully, these messages will be repeated during the primary season and Hispanic voters will again see clear evidence of how this lack of immigration policy and control is affecting their security and way of life.

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Oh and which party does Trump suppport? The Republicans? Say no more. Another one in Palin's footsteps the Democrats will be thankful for!

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bass4funk: "Sorry, he's not a Republican, NO Way,"

Which party is he running for again?... I mean, before you stick your head back in the ground saying "NO Way" and what not. And I noticed as usual you can't answer any questions posited to you, like SuperLib's. The denial is strong!

And yes, I do indeed hope Trump is in the debates -- because your man is going to make your party look even more hilarious than it already is! hahaha. PROOF that they are imploding?? It's EVERYWHERE, including in this very thread where the GOP are either rallying behind McCain and decrying their own party's comments, or Trump, or else just cowards like Ted Cruz who won't comment because "They're my friends!" Sooooo Classic!!

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"Trump said McCain “is a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.”

And I dislike people say crap like this.

"Oh and which party does Trump suppport? The Republicans? Say no more."

That's like saying, "Oh and which party does Bernard Sanders support? The Democrats? "

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Serrano: He's running on the Republican ticket, like it or not. He went with the party he identifies with, and many Republicans clearly identify with him. No more hiding it, my friend.

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smith: Sanders is running on the Democratic ticket, like it or not. He went with the party he identifies with and many Democrats clearly identify with him. Doesn't mean the entire Democratic party is as left-wing as he is.

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Serrano: "smith: Sanders is running on the Democratic ticket, like it or not. He went with the party he identifies with and many Democrats clearly identify with him. Doesn't mean the entire Democratic party is as left-wing as he is."

And Sanders is not going to win it -- has no chance. But who's the leading contender in the Republican party, Serrano? How are you going to just cut and paste that question?

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The Republican Party is the originator and owner of Swiftboating®. The Democrats may have their own dirty tricks, but they never go that far.

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Which party is he running for again?... I mean, before you stick your head back in the ground saying "NO Way" and what not. And I noticed as usual you can't answer any questions posited to you, like SuperLib's. The denial is strong!

Sorry, buddy. no denial here, none at all. But I like how you conveniently like to skate over the obvious. Trump running as a so called Republican doesn't make him necessarily one. I could run as a liberal and that wouldn't make me one either. Trump is not even close to being conservative, especially when it comes to social issues, taxation, labor unions, 100% liberal all the way. I get it he's ticked off at Obama, most Americans are, but he has a message and that is ringing loudly in the ears of the people, be it Liberal or Conservative.

And yes, I do indeed hope Trump is in the debates

I do too, he's got brass ***** and that's what we need, so one that isn't concerned about being too PC.

-- because your man is going to make your party look even more hilarious than it already is! hahaha.

Yeah, just like Hillary is making your party look outlandish, and don't get me started on Doc. Sanders, so what is your point, Smith?

PROOF that they are imploding??

No, that they are racists?

->It's EVERYWHERE, including in this very thread where the GOP are either rallying behind McCain and decrying their own party's comments, or Trump, or else just cowards like Ted Cruz who won't comment because "They're my friends!" Sooooo Classic!!

Seriously, Smith? ROFL

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bass4funk: "Trump running as a so called Republican doesn't make him necessarily one."

Actually, him running for the Republicans is the very definition of what makes him one. You cannot say he is anything BUT Republican.

"I do too, he's got brass ***** and that's what we need, so one that isn't concerned about being too PC."

That's one way to try and paint a racist bigot in a positive light, I guess.

"No, that they are racists?"

Glad you can admit they are imploding, at least. And yes, it's quite funny about Cruz, in a pathetic way. He said he can't say anything bad about Trump because he's friends with Trump, and can't comment on McCain because he's friends with McCain. What a coward! Laughable indeed!

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God, I love American politics. The gift that keeps on giving. Palin, George W., Trump, Nader, Jimmy Carter, Perot and that running mate he had. A reporter's dream! So many hilarious quotes.

They're perfectly harmless and will never win, you just pray they keep opening their mouths.

Great Trumpisms:

"I have a great relationship with the blacks." –Donald Trump

"I think the only difference between me and the other candidates is that I'm more honest and my women are more beautiful." –Donald Trump

"I'll tell you, it's Big Business. If there is one word to describe Atlantic City, it's Big Business. Or two words – Big Business." –Donald Trump

"You know, it really doesnt matter what [the media] write as long as youve got a young and beautiful piece of ass." –Donald Trump

"All of the women on 'The Apprentice' flirted with me -- consciously or unconsciously. That's to be expected." –Donald Trump

"My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well been documented, are various other parts of my body." –Donald Trump

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Actually, him running for the Republicans is the very definition of what makes him one. You cannot say he is anything BUT Republican.

Then Smith you don't know anything at all about Donald Trump. Trump has been a strong liberal since he came onto the scene around 1984 and now because of his discontent with the border and with the Mexican government and says things that hit a chord with most Americans, he's not this hardcore conservative? Nope. Try again, please.

That's one way to try and paint a racist bigot in a positive light, I guess.

So where is your prof, Smith?

Glad you can admit they are imploding, at least.

I never said, such a thing. Try again, Smith.

And yes, it's quite funny about Cruz, in a pathetic way. He said he can't say anything bad about Trump because he's friends with Trump, and can't comment on McCain because he's friends with McCain. What a coward! Laughable indeed!

Coward? So when will Hillary own up to all of her shenanigans. But I guess, it's too costly for her to be honest. She would have way too much to lose, ahhh damn!

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@harvey pekar Thank you for the quotes. Some of them are pretty disgusting though. Does America want this clown to occupy the White House?

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Mr. Trump is my Hero...

deadbaetles -- I hope you are kidding, because all Trump is is an arrogant, out-of-touch, racist buffoon. And, IMO, no one who did not serve his country has any right to critisize a decorated POW like McCain. And I voted against McCain, but not because I did not admire the kind of man he is.

Trump employs thousand of Mexicans.

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Does America want this clown to occupy the White House?

We already have a clown in the office, how much more worse can it get?

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We already have a clown in the office, how much more worse can it get?

Oh that's easy. The previous clown before him...

It's boiled down to picking the lesser of two evils these days. I wonder if we'll ever see such a thing as a memorably good president these days.

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'Does America want this clown to occupy the White House?

We already have a clown in the office, how much more worse can it get?'

Bass, have you ever considered giving up your job as a professional writer and writing comedy? The comparison of Obama with Trump is so accurate and perceptive. Obama's manner, way of speech and demeanor is so clownish I don't know how we missed it.

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Oh that's easy. The previous clown before him...

At times he could be clownish, but at least with him, we always knew where we stood and at least he loved his country and wouldn't have sold out.

It's boiled down to picking the lesser of two evils these days. I wonder if we'll ever see such a thing as a memorably good president these days.

I too, wonder.

have you ever considered giving up your job as a professional writer and writing comedy?

I worked for over 12 years at NBC that in itself was a comedy fest.

The comparison of Obama with Trump is so accurate and perceptive.

Thank you!

Obama's manner, way of speech and demeanor is so clownish I don't know how we missed it.

Believe me when I tell you this, I wonder the exact same way. Yes, Obama speaks well as long as he has his TelePrompTer and the man can talk and talk and talk and talk and talk.....that's about it and that's all he can do, the rest, exactly like Trump, a clown.

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'Believe me when I tell you this, I wonder the exact same way. Yes, Obama speaks well as long as he has his TelePrompTer and the man can talk and talk and talk and talk and talk.....that's about it and that's all he can do, the rest, exactly like Trump'

What is 'the rest'? I've heard people call Obama robotic, bloodless and too professorial. I've never once heard him described as a clown until now. I know you despise the man with the all your partisan fury but 'clown'? Sorry, just no.

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IMO, no one who did not serve his country has any right to critisize a decorated POW like McCain.

_____________________________________________________Just FYI Al Franken and Chris Rock have said the exact same thing about John McCain that Donald Trump did. In their case of course it was considered a joke by the media....

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What is 'the rest'? I've heard people call Obama robotic, bloodless and too professorial. I've never once heard him described as a clown until now. I know you despise the man with the all your partisan fury but 'clown'? Sorry, just no

All of which are true, but if you want to add clown as how he's handling and governing America and his foreign policy he really does act like a clown.

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What a mess the Republican Party is. They have a hypocritical bigot leading the polls and they have no idea what to do or what will happen next.

I ran across this article this morning regarding GOP hopeful Scott Walker: http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/19/politics/scott-walker-gay-choice-2016/index.html. It's a great window into the convoluted process of being a Republican candidate. Get ready for a lot of that in the debates where they will have to pretend that they are simultaneously for and against a position. And lots of God talk.

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McCain was just a pilot when captured, I wonder how he obtained secret.

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What a mess the Republican Party is. They have a hypocritical bigot leading the polls and they have no idea what to do or what will happen next.

He's a bigot and yet his best friend is Oprah, supported Obama, voted for him, has Mexicans working for him, his present and past wives were foreigners. Yeah, sure..he's a bigot. Lol

I ran across this article this morning regarding GOP hopeful Scott Walker: http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/19/politics/scott-walker-gay-choice-2016/index.html. It's a great window into the convoluted process of being a Republican candidate. Get ready for a lot of that in the debates where they will have to pretend that they are simultaneously for and against a position. And lots of God talk.

So we have to go by and take a liberal hit piece as accurate rhetoric?

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Hi, @presto345!

Ha! Don't worry. Yes, there are plenty of loons in America, and they can be quite vocal, but Trump has as much of a chance of becoming president as I do.

It doesn't matter what polls say or how many supporters it seems he has, when it comes down to it like it did with Perot. Nader, and McCain/Palin, they'll never get the votes.

So rest assured, while the ever quotable Trump won't win, he'll always be around to shoot his mouth off.

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At times he could be clownish, but at least with him, we always knew where we stood and at least he loved his country and wouldn't have sold out.

Wow, I'm amazed you believe that. Bush did sell out the country along with his fellow party members. The fact you missed that shows you're extremely blinded by partisan politicking. The only thing that matters to the GOP (or as I like to call them, "the rich old white men party") is how to line their pockets and make the rest of the country help them line their pockets by passing legislature that only helps them and their cronies. They're not happy with the vast amount of money they have.

Being on the receiving end of their policies, let me experience their actions first hand at work, home, and locally. I know there are some good Republicans out there, but they never ever make it to POTUS because too many are voting in the greedy idiots.

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If Republican leaders want to argue that attacks on Americans’ military service are simply beyond the pale, perhaps party officials can take this opportunity to apologize to John Kerry, who was smeared by Swiftboat lies in the 2004 cycle – lies that were celebrated at the time by 2016 candidates like Jeb Bush and Rick Perry – and who saw the spectacle at the Republican National Convention of party activists mocking Purple Hearts. While they’re it, Republicans can express some regret for related smears directed at former Sen. Max Cleland (D-Ga.).

But they won't.

They just know Trump Show is killing the GOP chances with the non-crazy part of America.

No honor. No shame.

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@Superlib,

Sanders seems like a nice guy but President Obama said the exact same things during his campaign and it just didnt happen. Everyone is racist if they arent 'SUPER LIBREAL' eh?

People dislike him because hes against illegal immigration-but hes right. He wants more support for vets-hes right. Bring jobs back to the US, particularly manufacturing jobs (the backbone of a labour force)-hes right. Proper trade deals-hes right. Strong families and good programs to help individuals-hes right. Good health care-he`s right. People whining too much about his delivery rather than his goals for the country.

@bass4funk,

You are right in my opinion. People dont like to hear straight talk. Trump is a success story and his hard work cant be denied. People are just slagging him off because hes tough, loud and doesnt circumvent real issues. He also has a great family which people don`t seem to give a rats about. Strange days in 2015.

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"McCain told an interviewer that the businessman and reality TV personality had “fired up the crazies”" - article

Apparently McCain means the GOP-Tea.

Trump's numbers are exploding because he is stating what so many Republicans believe. Mexicans are rapists and drug mules and Senator McCain was a weakling jerk who spent five years as a POW in a war Trump got four student deferments to skip.

The party that created the greatest disaster in American history and financial collapse of the US Economy seems to want to bring Trump's brand of racism and arrogance back to the White House.

Actually, what Trump believes about anything starts and ends with Trump.

What he has accomplished is clearly marking the GOP-Tea as a big tent of racists. The numbers clearly show the GOP-Tea base loves Trump's blunt ignorance. Blunt ignorance is the dog whistle every true Republican can respond to and vote for. (They did it twice with AWOL Bush, so it's not news any more.)

Republicans will vote for anyone who isn't ashamed of their prejudice and are too self involved to care about anyone but themselves.

Trump then, is the ideal Republican. That's why Republicans are flocking to his message of racism and arrogance. Finally, a candidate who understands the baseness of his base. Trump2016 - Let Racism Reign

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pointofview: People dislike him because hes against illegal immigration-but hes right. He wants more support for vets-hes right. Bring jobs back to the US, particularly manufacturing jobs (the backbone of a labour force)-hes right. Proper trade deals-hes right. Strong families and good programs to help individuals-hes right. Good health care-he`s right. People whining too much about his delivery rather than his goals for the country.

You left out the part about him being a hypocritical bigot. I will admit, Trump does sound a lot better when you scrub that piece of information from reality.

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@superlib,

All your democrats are bigots too, they are all in deep with lobbyists, Republicans too. Not sure how you can possibly be defending all Democrats, not a default setting is it? Clintons slimy activities were washed away in a heartbeat and the world goes nuts over Trumps hair. You cant possibly be denying her actions, no? In the end, you have to look at each issue and Trump is right about many. He may not deliver his points articulately but he`s right about many points.

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@pintofview

Did you hear any democrats attacking McCain or ex-military guy like John Kerry who also served in Vietnam? Only coward like Trump who never served in the military.

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@sfjp330,

They all have insulted each other. McCain insulted American citizens but of course thats ok. Becoming a soldier isnt mandatory. Its up to the individual to join the service or not. Lets stick with the issues now ie. illegals, treatment of vets, jobs, healthcare, poverty, family etc. No distractions now.

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Trump makes his own distractions. His choice, and no one is to blame but him.

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pointofview JUL. 21, 2015 - 06:27PM JST Becoming a soldier isnt mandatory. Its up to the individual to join the service or not.

Your wrong. It was in the 60's. Many were drafted to serve in the military. The reason for all of Trump's deferments and why he didn't serve in Vietnam? Easy. Trump is the son of a millionaire.

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It is exactly because "IT IS POLITICS" that an open and direct, be it controversial, liked or disliked, "issues" that must be brought forth for discussion, consideration and evaluation.

All media plays on things that "appear" to appeal to the public and not necessarily on issues. It is important that we do not get distracted by it all.

The very fact that everyone here are "participating" and making your case be it relevant or not that makes the political process worth its existence. Not just freedom of the press or speech; it is what people must do to "co-exist" meaningfully and effectively for the survival of humanity.

The important thing for the USA is to have the controversial issues brought forward in the open and discussed and argued so that a meaningful solution can be found. It is not necessary or required that people agree to everything or to be socially acceptable as much as being morally and ethically consistent and sincerely think, say and act for the society and nation in which he/she chooses to live in.

Trump talks of "issues" and in politics, that often relates to race, religion, sex, personalities and everything else that people may be thinking as important to them at that time. The key is to concentrate and look at the issues and not those things which play on people's emotions to misdirect, misguide and often misinform.

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