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    Indian Diplomat Offers a Brutal Assessment of Ivanka Trump That Rings All Too True
    "We regard Ivanka Trump the way we do half-wit Saudi princes."

    ALTERNET By Brad Reed / August 11, 2017, 7:16 AM GMT

    How do foreign leaders deal with First Daughter Ivanka Trump?
    According to one anonymous diplomat quoted*by*Hindustan Times*editor-in-chief Bobby Ghosh, the key is to flatter her and make her feel important — just as you would do with a visiting member of a royal family.
    “We regard Ivanka Trump the way we do half-wit Saudi princes,” the diplomat told Ghosh. “It’s in our national interest to flatter them.”

    — Bobby Ghosh (@ghoshworld) August 11, 2017

    The diplomat also told Ghosh that he found it “a shame” that the U.S. was now being ruled by what looked like a royal family — “but that is America’s shame, not Modi’s, or India’s.”

    http://www.alternet.org/indian-diplo...s-all-too-true

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shang View Post
    Indian Diplomat Offers a Brutal Assessment of Ivanka Trump That Rings All Too True
    "We regard Ivanka Trump the way we do half-wit Saudi princes."

    ALTERNET By Brad Reed / August 11, 2017, 7:16 AM GMT

    How do foreign leaders deal with First Daughter Ivanka Trump?
    According to one anonymous diplomat quoted*by*Hindustan Times*editor-in-chief Bobby Ghosh, the key is to flatter her and make her feel important — just as you would do with a visiting member of a royal family.
    “We regard Ivanka Trump the way we do half-wit Saudi princes,” the diplomat told Ghosh. “It’s in our national interest to flatter them.”

    — Bobby Ghosh (@ghoshworld) August 11, 2017

    The diplomat also told Ghosh that he found it “a shame” that the U.S. was now being ruled by what looked like a royal family — “but that is America’s shame, not Modi’s, or India’s.”

    http://www.alternet.org/indian-diplo...s-all-too-true
    Wow......who is that trying to impress?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jack grebe View Post
    Wow......who is that trying to impress?
    "Impress"? I don't think it's supposed to be impressive, it suggests that the US is governed by a Royal Family, and that “We [India] regard Ivanka Trump the way we do half-wit Saudi princes,”

    Not exactly a hot news flash--and not flattering to neither half-wit Saudi princes, nor the United States.

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    Default Re: Ivanka likened to "halfwit Saudi princes"

    Isn't the obstinance of the ignorant responsible for monarchy's everywhere?

    And then inbreeding...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jack grebe View Post
    Wow......who is that trying to impress?
    People who can be impressed. Next question.

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    Default Re: Ivanka likened to "halfwit Saudi princes"

    Flattery is often wise, it can lead to conversation, and from there to advantage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jack grebe View Post
    Wow......who is that trying to impress?
    Let me take a crack at that Jack! DADDY, spelled D-A-D-D-Y!

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    Sad that it's come to that state... but not hard to credit.
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    I was inclined to think that Ivanka is the smart one. She may still be. Sorry to hear she has her father's character flaws.

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    The power of her intellect is of small note. The real issue is What's she doing with any sort of security clearance? Patronage, corruption, inbreeding.
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    Default Re: Ivanka likened to "halfwit Saudi princes"

    If Ivanka is the half wit what does that make her brothers? Quarter wits?

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    Ivanka seems to me to be the smartest of the bunch. But...
    "The diplomat also told Ghosh that he found it “a shame” that the U.S. was now being ruled by what looked like a royal family — “but that is America’s shame, not Modi’s, or India’s.

    Seems I'm not the only one noticing………………...

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    Quote Originally Posted by StevenBauer View Post
    If Ivanka is the half wit what does that make her brothers? Quarter wits?
    They're like the Norns. One synapse that the three of them pass from one to the other.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post
    Ivanka seems to me to be the smartest of the bunch. But...
    "The diplomat also told Ghosh that he found it “a shame” that the U.S. was now being ruled by what looked like a royal family — “but that is America’s shame, not Modi’s, or India’s.

    Seems I'm not the only one noticing………………...
    Not the only one. What is interesting is that it's being spoken out loud.
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    Default Re: Ivanka likened to "halfwit Saudi princes"

    Got to wonder what the House of Saud thinks about comparing their daughters (half wit or not) to the Trump family members.
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    What was the current office-holder when he was Ivanka's age, if not a 'Saudi prince?'

    Had his old man been involved in politics, and a thirty-year-old donnie two scoops was in town for the G-3, would an Indian diplomat not feel like flattering the bejeweled idiot, if it were in their national interest?

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    You've got the cadence down cold, Jim.
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    Quote Originally Posted by StevenBauer View Post
    If Ivanka is the half wit what does that make her brothers? Quarter wits?
    Nit - wits

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    Thank God we're posting stuff like this. Absolutely critical info.
    "Simple minds discuss people, Average minds discuss things, and Great minds discuss ideas".

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianW View Post
    Thank God we're posting stuff like this. Absolutely critical info.
    Yep, that is what Dolt 45 does to folk.
    It really is quite difficult to build an ugly wooden boat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianW View Post
    Thank God we're posting stuff like this. Absolutely critical info.
    Well, Yeah!
    She's next in line for the throne, right?


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