Let’s Apply Some Thinking Skills to a Mega-list of Trump Accomplishments

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The Challenge

Lesson One: If you are a thinker, you consider the language of demonization

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Lesson Two: If you are a thinker, you consider your bias, especially confirmation bias

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Lesson Three: If you are a thinker, you consider your assumptions

Lesson Four: If you are a thinker, you look at both sides of the debate

Lesson Five: If you are a thinker, you know that you need to look at the broader context

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Lesson Six: If you are a thinker, you consider that we may have a difference of opinion on priorities

Lesson Seven: If you are a thinker, you consider that the item could be spin.

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Lesson Eight: If you are a thinker, you can consider that a bill signed into law is more of a legislative accomplishment than due to the President

Lesson Nine: If you are a thinker, you will consider that we do not yet know if this was a net positive

Lesson Ten: If you are a thinker, you can see how I would be so opposed to a few major items, that I would not count them as accomplishments.

The Challenge

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