Friday, July 21, 2017

Two political polls

The Veteran has two political polls for our readers.  The poll is open until 5pm Friday, based on my arbitrary decision - this post will stay at the top of the blog until then.


How likely is it that President Trump will end 2017 still in office?

In your opinion has the world standing of the United States been enhanced by President Trump's assumption of power?

29 comments:

Lolita brother said...

I weighted the 'USA World standing' with an assumption that communists like Merkel and Islamobama, and weaklings like UK's May will realise where the action is coming from, the Emperor.
The impeachment stuff is CNN, and Marxist media dribbling and foaming.
If The Emperor is not Emperor till 2010, it will be because he has died.
Long live, and God bless the President.

Anonymous said...

Putin troll....you wouldn't recognise a communist if they shit on your head....take your pointless ramblings somewhere else.

Lord Egbut

paul scott said...

Its you who people ask to go somewhere where you are not despised Egg, but I suppose those voices in your head.
Merkel was a Communist soldier in the East, and Islamobama, born in Kenya is an Islamic traitor to USA.
God bless President Trump.
Good luck to President Putin.

Adolf Fiinkensein said...

Now squatter Egbut thinks he owns the blog.

Pray tell, why is Veteren's poll published by Milt?

Adolf Fiinkensein said...

Now squatter Egbut thinks he owns the blog.

Pray tell, why is Veteren's poll published by Milt?

The Veteran said...

Adolf ... I sought assistance from PM in setting the poll up simply because I'm an IT virgin (with 'small hands' and knowledge to fit).

Andrei said...

I wonder what poll questions the Veteran would have come up with if we had President Hillary?

Of course all this hysteria is a result of the Western Elites nervous breakdown - they are after all completely bonkers with imposing things like homosexual marriage on us as they go about their wanton destruction of poor third world nations and their smearing of feces over their own cultural heritage

The Veteran said...

Andrei ... For Clinton ... How beholden do you think 'she' is to the big money who financed her campaign?

and for You ... Is democracy in Russia just another Potemkin Village (Потёмкинские деревни)?

Andrei said...

Anglo Saxons like you don't really get democracy Veteran - remember how the New Zealand public went to the Ballot box overwhelmingly told the Government they were way out of line on Sue Bradford's anti-smacking thing and how John Key's National Government told the New Zealand public to get fucked?

And when people in other lands vote in Governments that don't grovel before the West but put their own people's interests first then people like you are brainwashed into believing that that Government is not democratic

It always amazes me that we are really good friends with the absolute monarchy of Saudi Arabia that encourages terrorism while Iran which is a democracy and doesn't encourage terrorism is a "rogue state"

What do you reckon Veteran?

The Veteran said...

Andrei ... I suspect 'Anglo Saxons' (as you so quaintly put it) understand democracy far better than you East Slavs either did/do. Not many would consider Russia a democratic state in the classic sense of the word ... sure, it has the trapping of democracy but whenever push gets close to shove the full force of state repression exerts itself.

Not too many NZL politicians get shot four times in the back Like Boris Nemtzov or receive fully funded 'holidays' in outback Siberia.

Adolf Fiinkensein said...

Andrei

It is you who appears not to 'get' democracy. If you want gummint by referenda, you are welcome to it but that ain't democracy.

We have a system wherein citizens vote for a representative or party and then leave them to get on with the job. If they screw it up they get voted out.

That's democracy.

David said...

So we now discover that the Pretendident had a secret meeting at the G20 with only himself, Putin and a Russian translator participating in the conversation, because that's how you Pretendident overseas.

No one from the Oval office.

No one from the State Department.

So, what did Donny from Queens offer Putin. Free nukes? Help himself to the rest of Ukraine. Maybe Russia would like to get the Baltic States back. A carve up of Syria and Iran?

This is what it looks like when the morons elect an idiot.

Adolf Fiinkensein said...

Dear idiot. And that is what comments look like when written by a moron.

There was no secret meeting. There was a scheduled dinner at which all the G20 states were present. Some secret, eh?

Adolf Fiinkensein said...

Poor David makes Will E Coyote look competent.

Turns out this story was pimped by an ex stooge of the Clinton Foundation who was not even present at the meeting.

Third hand manufactured gossip, no less.

Have you paid your annual subscription to CNN, David

Anonymous said...

The trouble is Adolf, this sort of fake news is actually believed by those hateful and jealous malcontents on the Left like David and Judge Jobson. These swivel-eyed loons swallow this stuff, hook, line, sinker, rod and copy of Angling Times. The next thing you know they are at a congressional baseball practice shooting up the place.

David said...

You may or may not like it, Adolf, but that doesn't change the fact that it took place. Donny from Queens may be quite happy to rely on a Russian translator, but I doubt even Bush the Minor would have been that stoopid.

And in further news from Washington, Pretendident Trump has thrown another baby tantrum, telling Theresa May he will not visit the UK until she can guarantee half a million cheering poms on the sidelines.

First he wants a ride in Her Royal Highness's Gold Coach (probably wants to drive it too), now he wants to be treated like any other Tin Pot Dictator with no dissent allowed. He'd make Idi Amin blush with shame.

Anonymous said...

As it happened...... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/18/world/europe/trump-putin-undisclosed-meeting.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

Certainly a major breach of protocol, certainly ill advised and knowing his penchant for blurting out things which put him in a good light or seem more powerful than he is, an enormous security blunder....remember Putin plays chess and Trump plays the mouth organ.

Lord Egbut

Andrei said...

"Not too many NZL politicians get shot four times in the back Like Boris Nemtzov..."

Are you not aware Veteran that five Chechen gangsters have been convicted and sentenced for this crime meanwhile back in that bastion of freedom and democracy the USA nobody has been held accountable for the murder of Seth Rich shot twice in the back in Washington DC

David said...

That is true, Andrei. However, can you show me a country anywhere that has no unsolved murders?

Andrei said...

The point is David if someone, heaven forbid, should for a minute suggest that the unsolved murder of Seth Rich was politically motivated this would be dismissed out of hand as a "conspiracy theory" whereas the murder of a marginal political figure with very unsavoury connections in Moscow is immediately is evidence of Governmental malfeasance despite the conviction of the perpetrators in open court by a jury of his peers

And whereas the there was wall to wall coverage of the murder of Boris Nemtsov when it occurred reporting of the arrest and trial of the perpetrators in the English language media has been non existent

Adolf Fiinkensein said...

Poor legbut can't remember the greatest blurter of them all, Obama who memorably blurted into an open mike, the dumb bastard.

Now THAT was real collusion.

Anonymous said...

Andrei..... You are wielding a very big brush in your last posts. The arrest and trial were well covered in the western media particularly in the UK Germany. The thought of an independent judiciary in Moscow is laughable because the first thing extreme right wing governments do is subvert the judiciary and place their own people in, The Trump administration is in the process of doing this. The EU are on the brink of bringing sanctions against Poland for removing judicial independence and having judges appointed by their right wing political masters who are have close ties with Moscow.

There has been no motive discovered for the murder and those who ordered the hit are still unknown, the attempts to disguise it as a falling out between criminal gang members went down the gurgler in the first days of the trial.

Try looking at the BBC, Al Jezeera etc... https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/29/gunman-found-guilty-murdering-russian-opposition-leader-boris-nemtsov

This incident merely showed up the appalling state of the Russian justice system.

Lord Egbut

Andrei said...

So you are so brainwashed and braindead Egbut that you accept without question what you are told by British Government's propaganda organ the BBC.

btb said...

Trump is very popular in America. Hand wringing TV presenters no longer represent the people and indeed no longer tell the truth. Their polls are demonstrably false. CNN still has Hillary Clinton on 66% to become president. Trump diverts the attention of the snowflakes with meaningless publicity stunts and gets on with the Job, at home and abroad. If he is able to make voter fraud impossible the democrats will struggle to get in again for 7-12 years. The only thing that will stop Trump now is his age and health. Even if he dies Pence will become president and continue his work.

In many ways all Trump needs to do is enforce the laws which already exist, re immigration just deport criminal aliens, enforce the agreed to military spending in Nato from the tardy European nations( or just leave). He got out of Paris agreement as it will give the US economy a massive boost. People in the US know they are in trouble. After the debacle of Obama and his obsession with transgender bathrooms and constant lies, Clinton was a dead rat that they wouldn't swallow.

Or I am a clueless deplorable. My prediction Trumps going no where. Time will tell.

The Veteran said...

Thanks to all those who participated in our first ever poll ... over 260 of you. Certainly more than we envisaged and evidence that our readership is much wider than we thought.

As to the the results and clearly impeachment is unlikely with the Republicans in control of the both House and the Senate although I wouldn't dismiss out of hand that Trump could simply elect to walk away from the job should he suffer any further defeats like he has in his attempt to repeal Obamacare.

You are much more evenly split on the question of US standing in the world with over 40% of respondents expressing a negative view. This is a tad surprising given that I suspect most of our readership is from the centre/right of the political divide.

Thank you all again (even Andrei).

Anonymous said...

Thank you for that very interesting poll Veteran. I suspect that if that was held in the UK the results would be opposite with most believing that we have him for the duration and 90% believing he has made the US a laughing stock.

Just as addendum......it is now six months since Drumph boasted about saving a thousand jobs at Carrier aircon.......Read and weep.
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world-0/us-politics/trump-carrier-jobs-cuts-lay-offs-anniversary-presidency-a7850011.html

Lord Egbut

Anonymous said...

Andrei......Why does the world believe the Russians are deceitful, unreliable and hold the rule of law in contempt...

This must be the most stupidly short sighted action in the history of business. Time you people got your act together..

https://www.siemens.com/press/twitter/crimea.htm


Lord Egbut

Andrei said...

"Why does the world believe the Russians are deceitful, unreliable and hold the rule of law in contempt..."

The world doesn't believe anything Egnut - it is a ball of rock orbiting the sun and is non sentient.

Noel said...

Wrong Andrei.
The World is the earth its countries and people.