servodude wrote:Lootman wrote:scotia wrote:But not by a majority of votes
If the US elected by the popular vote do you not think that maybe Trump would have campaigned very differently?
Do you think that he could have done it any other way than using his platform of fame to lecture on politics?
As (he was) a reality tv star, sex pest and congenital liar I can't see what other avenues he had back then
obviously now he's got some other tools to play with, but back then he was famous for being a bit famous and used it to great effect
You're right though that they're really irritating...
Probably just pipped by anti-vaxers (especially celebrity anti-vaxers) though
- especially irritating because it's normally the single distinguishing aspect of them... without that bit of pseudo science to cling to they'd be so utterly bland as to not register at all, and that would be fine!
But instead they're a wonky wheel on the supermarket trolley of life; unhelpful, not identified until it's too late and just wrong enough for you to notice ( and to wind you up as a result)