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Frank Luntz Wins: Trump Not Running

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Luntz previously made a substantial very public bet that Trump wouldn't run. Turns out he was right.

Donald Trump is not running for president, ABC News reports.

"After considerable deliberation and reflection, I have decided not to pursue the office of the presidency," Trump said in a statement. "This decision does not come easily or without regret; especially when my potential candidacy continues to be validated by ranking at the top of the Republican contenders in polls across the country.

http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenote/2011/05/trump-not-runninng-...

Also, Politico: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0511/55052.html



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Slugs never win.

They only slime along.

F-U FRANK!

!!!

"Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth." - George Washington

Trumps Modus Operandi is old USFL tactic.

This is what Trump has done his entire life:
1.Identify a true organic movement that looks like it will succeed.
2.Declare himself the "leader" of the organic movement.
3.Discredit the movement by appearing to be a moron; He is not a moron.

Historical example: The USFL was succeeding as a legitimate spring football league. There were mostly good owners, some great players and a growing TV fan base. Trump declares himself the leader of the USFL. Trump sues the NFL and decides to directly compete in the Fall with the NFL season. All of the TV networks drop the USFL and Trump wins $1 in his big lawsuit. The USFL immediately folds.

How many of you people think Herman Caine Won? That settles it.

Yea, i guess that settles it Frank. No further debates needed now. Frank Luntz is a freakin genius. Right?

Give him a Phd. and he knows all. The Fox Psy-Op.

Hey Frank!! Your only good at running Psy-Opts for Fox. I pity the poor stooges that fall for your BS.

You Stink!!

I've got a 90 Mph. snowball for you and Hannity..

LINKY

http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?291754-quot-Fuck-You-Frank-quot-Money-Bomb!!!!-(This-will-motivate)

MONEY IS NOT THE PURVIEW OF THE SOVEREIGN OR THE BANKING ELITES.... MONEY BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE...FREE THE MONEY!! Member for 4 years and 3 months :) :)

FOR THE OLD TIMERS HERE.. FUCK YOU FRANK

FUCK YOU FRANK!!

Look it up people...

Robert

MONEY IS NOT THE PURVIEW OF THE SOVEREIGN OR THE BANKING ELITES.... MONEY BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE...FREE THE MONEY!! Member for 4 years and 3 months :) :)

Fuck you, Frank!

Fuck you, Frank!

It is a silly headline!

It is nothing, absolutely an irrelevancy, to the Paul battle for the nomination! Luntz is a fraud, and this is only one more idiocy in his fake crown! Attempting to bring him media attention is something the CFR would dearly love, as he fuels their fraud with his own brand!

Anyone, and I mean anyone with a modicum of horse sense at all, would know the odds on his bet were 10,000,000/1 (to one) in favor of Trump not running! The real idiot in the bet is the chump who took him up at 50/50 odds?!?

So to say he won anything is an absurdity! The more likely scenario would be demonstrated if he were to publish the proof that cash/check/or credit actually changed hands. There is no doubt in my mind that the whole betting affair is pure hogwash for media attention, the only thing Luntz is halfway good at pulling off, once every four years, for Faux news and his bosom buddy, 'O'Wryly'!

Something Gross

...about having the phrase, "Frank Luntz Wins..." as a headline on the Daily Paul! Even though he was right on this. Of course, maybe it's a good idea to grant him an olive branch in a machiavellian sorta way...

Check out http://iroots.org/
"If you’re into political activism, at least for Ron Paul if not for anyone else, I strongly recommend spending some time with iroots.org." - Tom Woods

Think of it as noblesse

Think of it as noblesse oblige (in the figurative sense).

GOP Match Up : Caine vs. Abel (Ron Paul)

I knew in my heart that the establishment wanted The former Kansas City FED.

All you have in the Obama Adm. are Bankers. Why not one more Banker.

Once Herman Caine is exposed as a banker he will be destroyed.

CAINE vs. ABEL

...

Donald trump never met a bankruptcy he wouldnt declare, a loan he wouldnt welch on or a war he wouldnt agree to send other peoples children into.

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

It is very easy

to see what is up. Trump was NEVER in. He did what he was asked to do.
Huck knows better than to challenge Status Quo.
Who gets the vote? The one that is already picked.
The only other is a spoiler to Status Quo.

Who's to benefit from all

Who's to benefit from all this? Someone who's a Baptist like Huckabee and a businessman like Trump. Me thinks Herman Cain will be the ace up the GOP's sleeve, keep a close eye out on him!

Trump is a ( CONVERSION ), business, man.

Huck is Conserative and showman. Neither are needed.

To win it takes the CRAZY vote. You either have them or you convert them. The battle is on. BLACK against CRAZY.

I'm sure you're right.

I'm sure you're right. "Cain"... "McCain".... looks like the GOP just likes the sound of that name.

don't get to excited y'all

I've had an uncomfortable feeling since Huckabee bailed out, like the neo-cons have something up there sleeve. I totally expect a bombshell from the blindside. I only hope someone whose father we call 41 and whose brother we call 43 does'nt suddenly decide to throw his hat in the ring.

I dont think he had any..

I dont think he had any..

He's a publicity seeking

He's a publicity seeking attention whore. Go back to 'The Apprentice' and stay out of politics, Trump. What a putz.

http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenote/2011/05/trump-not-runninng-...

Jason

Happy Libertarian

It didn't take a pundit to figure Trump's angles

Now will the media leave off asking Ron Paul about him as though he should care what the Donald has to say about anything?

Luntz gets to be right about the biggest non-event of the race so far. Big whoop, Franky.

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass

Donald Trump: Some tools are disposable

He served his purpose, now go away

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RON PAUL 2012

I agree with Bozhi below

Trump was just going after the free publicity.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

What did Trump accomplish? (A LOT for the neocons.)

#1

He raised several million for his PAC. He can use that money after the presidential election to influence local races and pay himself a salary as director on the board of the PAC corporation.

#2

He caused the "real" birth certificate to be "found", thereby putting another nail into the coffin of the birther issue.

#3

He lambasted Ron Paul and got tons of news media coverage for it. who knows maybe Fox will add him as an "official" ongoing Fox presidental race commentator or "expert" for 2012.

From a neocon perspective, Trump's mission was accomplished!

I agree

He did exactly what he was PAID to do.

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To partially answer my own question with some speculation, knowing the depths of 0bama’s political cynicism:

1. Trump goes out there to honestly make some noise.

2. Noise builds to crescendo, forcing 0bama to realize that something has to give.

3. Trump forces 0bama into premature release of purported long-form birth certificate.

4. 0bama sees this coming and says to himself, “what trump cards do I have that I can play to wash the birth-certificate issue out of the news? Oh yeah….”

5. 0bama finally suthorizes killing of bin Laden, despite having known for a year where he is. (editorial comment: yeah, killed in 2001).

6. Birth-certificate issue extinguished in the eyes of the public, without ever sustaining sufficient scrutiny to answer multiple outstanding questions.

7. 0bama skates, and something about his past is still being hidden that really, really stinks, and possibly makes him ineligible.

Do I believe that 0bama is that cynical and manipulative?

YES, I DO.

cane_loader on May 16, 2011 at 1:15 PM

Obama

is a former (they're never really former) of "the agency" as was his mom and dad.

links?

tell me more!

#4: He saw his own hair on TV and thought a raccoon made a nest

He will now permanently shave his head a la Bruce Willis.