Robert F. Kennedy Jr: “Trump Could Be Greatest President In History!”


#1

Robert F Kennedy on President Trump (CNN)

“Well, I think Donald Trump can be, you know, any kind of president he wants. He’s actually — he has this extraordinary opportunity because he’s coming into office less burdened by obligation than probably any president in our history with the possible exception of Andrew Jackson.”

“And you know, both of them, Jackson and Trump came in, they were — people were sickened, they were outraged when Jackson came in and they thought it was the end of the world and he became a — unless you were an native American, he became a very good president in defending the country against corporate power and really democratizing America in many ways.”

“Donald Trump could be the greatest president in history if he wanted to, he could easily be the next Teddy Roosevelt. Trump does not have obligations, he could really be an extraordinary president.”

“You know, I think he can do anything he wants because he is not — he is not bound by ideology. He is less bound by ideology than any president probably that we’ve had this century.”

youtube.com/watch?v=M4TcABswp9I


#2

True, dat!


#3

Agree.
As long as he can get the well-funded and well-organised rabble rousers and their clueless followers back on their leashes.


#4

Less responsibility than any previous president in history? Apparently Robert F. Kennedy doesn’t find any of the following things remotely difficult:
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*]Repeal Obamacare while somehow not leaving a ton of unfortunate souls who have become reliant on that socialist policy out in the cold
*]Destroy Islamic Terrorism
*]Enforce the law in regard to illegal immigration, in spite of massive liberal hissy-fits
*]Restore relations with many countries, such as Russia, to a stable position, while being undermined by our own media and Democrats in our own government
[/LIST]


#5

"Well, I think Donald Trump can be, you know, any kind of president he wants. He’s actually – he has this extraordinary opportunity because he’s coming into office less burdened by obligation than probably any president in our history with the possible exception of Andrew Jackson.”

I would have asked Robert to define or expand on his usage of the term “obligation.”

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*]If his usage meant the President is less beholden to any special interest group(s) or campaign financier(s), yes - that would be a reasonable statement.

*]If his usage meant the President has less expectations of promises to be fulfilled, no - that would not be a reasonable statement.
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:shrug:


#6

This plus the Native American comment show that the entire point is a backhanded compliment.

Trump has no ideology, he can morph into anything, and there will be a race of people affected. That is the context that should be read into that.
I’ll say one thing about the Kennedy clan, they are incredibly smart wordsmiths.


#7

from the you tube video he did seem sincere that Trump could be anything - he has the opportunity of being a great president.


#8

The next Theodore “Carry a Big Stick” Roosevelt? Trump may sound like Teddy, not sure if he is capable of those accomplishments. Teddy’s son’s followed in his footsteps, all served in both WWI & II except for one who served and died in WWI. I guess Trump’s sons are following him in his.


#9

Well stated, however Congress remains ‘beholden to special interest groups’, so he’s got to work with/through that.


#10

And he only has to be mediocre to be better than the last one…


#11

I have confidence he will be better than mediocre!


#12

Well, yeah, I mean he has almost another 4 if not 8 years to do it in…

So we shall see.

But Washington and Lincoln set the bar pretty high, as did Reagan in many respects.


#13

Me too.

Right now he is battling a media that believes they have the power in such things as influencing elections, policies and the picking of administration posts.

For the sake of our democracies I hope Trump wins that fight and the Republican establishment and what is left of the Christian Democrats see that they no longer need to be beholden to that particular beast.

Could be exciting times and I think Catholics should help Trump not just with that important battle, but also with efforts to encourage American employment and business in foreign trade, make America and the west safe from nutjob Jihadists, encourage commercial success and participation across America and especially in black inner city communities and to kill dead the dumbed down religion of political correctness and its evil dictate of a hierarchy of victimhood based on identity politics.


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