Talk:Infrastructure policy of Donald Trump

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Mission relevance[edit]

@Bongolian If enough people wish, I can move this over to Wikipedia. They do not yet have a page for this. Nerd (talk) 22:05, 21 April 2019 (UTC)

OK, let's see what others think about missionality. Bongolian (talk) 22:09, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
Good page, not missional. Pizza SLICE.gifDuceMoosoliniYour friendly RW dictator moderator 23:37, 21 April 2019 (UTC)
OK. Let's have a vote for concreteness. Nerd (talk) 14:38, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
Let's not rush that. What motivated you to make the page in the first place? Maybe we're missing important context. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 14:49, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
Wikipedia has two short sections. There is minimal overlap with the Environmental policy of the Donald Trump administration. Trump 2020 (talk) 14:56, 22 April 2019 (UTC)

I forked it from the policies of Donald Trump. I hope we can agree that that page was getting unwieldy. Going back further, I created that section because I thought it was interesting. It allows you to compare what he says and what he does on yet another topic. @Trump 2020 Both those Wikipedia sections are insubstantial compared to what I have already written, which can easily be developed into an encyclopedic entry if we were to move it to Wikipedia. "Main article" tags could be added to those sections. Nerd (talk) 15:03, 22 April 2019 (UTC)

Yes, keep it.[edit]

  1. Truth is there is no rule against duplicating the article. Plus the style and content will naturally split over time because RationalWiki is hella Trump hating in a way Wikipedia is not. Trump 2020 (talk) 15:28, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  2. It's not exactly on mission but its still relevant to a lot of articles that are totally on mission, it's useful information and it's not problematic in any way. The hopeless policies of a leader which reveals his tendencies towards dictatorial (or dream of being a dictator) is relevant to mission. ShabiDOO 16:30, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  3. Keep it. Thinker(unlicensed) 18:52, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  4. Keep. This is a topic that Dearest Leader Trump has made a point of constantly going on/using as a distraction, to the point of it becoming a joke. A possible way to relate it a little better, given the concern raised by Bongolian, under item 3 on the list on the header, "Explorations of authoritarianism and fundamentalism." could be to locate and record the examples of surprise "infrastructure weeks". Also, his hostility to some forms infrastructure projects, like the California High Speed Rail project, maybe some of his pledges/claims from before his election could also be a good addition. (I'm not positive that he made them, but I'm kind of assuming he said something.)--NavigatorBR(Talk) - 09:39, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
    Now that some time has passed, I think it's safe to say that fixation no longer applies as his main distraction. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 15:36, 4 August 2020 (UTC)

No, move it to Wikipedia.[edit]

  1. Based on Nerd's statements, I'm not inclined to think it has any value to this wiki's mission. Mostly harmless. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 15:31, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  2. It’s good work, but it’ll be more useful to Wikipedia. It’s just not missional. Pizza SLICE.gifDuceMoosoliniYour friendly RW dictator moderator 17:09, 22 April 2019 (UTC)
  3. Sorry but this is just off topic. This should be moved as per User:ikanreed's argument in my opinion. Kiko4564 (talk) 15:02, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
    This was settled over a year ago. Oxyaena Harass 16:24, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
    Sorry but I was unaware. Kiko4564 (talk) 22:20, 4 August 2020 (UTC)

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