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    Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    Iranians protested demanding Khamenei'''s resignation over plane strike - Business Insider

    The source, Business Insider, is right-wing, so who knows if this is accurate or if the protesters were as numerous as reported?

    But it is interesting.

    Could this be construed as "Trump's strategy is working"? If the Iranian regime falls apart, Trump would earn a huge electoral boost.

    Of course, from protests to the regime coming down there is a very long way to go.
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    Re: Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    Iranians are rightly angry that Iran shot down a plane carrying Iranians.

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    Re: Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post

    Could this be construed as "Trump's strategy is working"?
    No. Not without solid evidence that Trump's plan was to kill a bastard terrorist to provoke Iran to shoot down a commercial flight. There is none, solid or otherwise.







    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post
    If the Iranian regime falls apart, Trump would earn a huge electoral boost.
    Maybe, but not for good reasons.
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    Re: Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post
    It is?

    Business Insider - Media Bias/Fact Check

    They consider it left-center with a high degree of accuracy.


    Could this be construed as "Trump's strategy is working"?
    No. There is very little reason to think Trump had anything like that in mind.

    If the Iranian regime falls apart, Trump would earn a huge electoral boost.
    That is probably true.

    Of course, from protests to the regime coming down there is a very long way to go.
    That is also true.
    "They don't believe in our institutions!" the Democrats wail, as they go on and on about how the Senate and Electoral College need to be abolished, the Supreme Court altered, and that the upcoming election result can't be trusted if it doesn't go their way.

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    Re: Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Person View Post
    No. Not without solid evidence that Trump's plan was to kill a bastard terrorist to provoke Iran to shoot down a commercial flight. There is none, solid or otherwise.









    Maybe, but not for good reasons.
    I didn't mean a direct cause-effect, thus the use of the word "construed." What I mean is, if protests increase to the point that the regime gets inviable, Trump supporters will pretend that this is Trump's victory.

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    Re: Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    It is?

    Business Insider - Media Bias/Fact Check

    They consider it left-center with a high degree of accuracy.




    No. There is very little reason to think Trump had anything like that in mind.



    That is probably true.



    That is also true.
    Really? Left-center? It surprises me. Everything I read from them has a right-wing twist. Not that I read them too often.

    I mean, if people say "Trump was right about putting pressure on Iran, it made them desperate and prone to unforced errors, and ultimately it brought them down."

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    Re: Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post
    Could this be construed as "Trump's strategy is working"? If the Iranian regime falls apart, Trump would earn a huge electoral boost.
    That would be a great ad campaign for Trump.

    Nevertheless, I hope they will bring down the regime.

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    Re: Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    Quote Originally Posted by GreatNews2night View Post
    I mean, if people say "Trump was right about putting pressure on Iran, it made them desperate and prone to unforced errors, and ultimately it brought them down."
    No, I still don't see it. It wouldn't stop him from trying to take credit for it, but I don't at all think he had it mind, or that people in general would ever see it that way.
    "They don't believe in our institutions!" the Democrats wail, as they go on and on about how the Senate and Electoral College need to be abolished, the Supreme Court altered, and that the upcoming election result can't be trusted if it doesn't go their way.

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    Re: Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    How does an Iranian Supreme Ayatollah resign? It's not like he's Prince Harry and he can renounce his ayatollahship and move to Canada.

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    Re: Iranian protesters asking Khamenei to resign after downed plane

    Again, clarifying: I didn't say "could it be because Trump's strategy is working?"
    I said, could it be CONSTRUED as Trump's strategy is working?
    You guys are being too literal.
    If Trump's pressure on Iran makes them make unforced errors, yes, people could construe it as coming from him (although personally I doubt that he plans that far; he usually just reacts impulsively when someone hurts his narcissism like when Khamenei said he couldn'd do a damn thing.

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