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    He is motivated solely by... a 'win' for Donald Trump

    Does "He" refer to "Donald Trump"?


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    He is motivated solely by getting anything that can remotely be perceived as a 'win' for Donald Trump. Not by the greater good. Not by any ideology or core belief. Not by any moral code. Not by what's good for the Republican party, or his country, or theworld. Just by what will feed his bloated gasbag ego in the moment. He has shown what he is consistently, for decades.

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    Re: He is motivated solely by... a 'win' for Donald Trump

    Yes.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

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    Re: He is motivated solely by... a 'win' for Donald Trump

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    Yes.
    If the sentence is rewritten as "Donald Trump is motivated solely by getting anything that can remotely be perceived as a 'win' for him," will the meaning of it be changed? Is it still natural English?

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    Re: He is motivated solely by... a 'win' for Donald Trump

    No and yes.

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