The line could semi-plausibly be interpreted to mean that Trump was not intimidated by Clinton—as in, “The huge wheels on your truck don’t impress me; I’m pretty sure I could still beat you in a mud-pull.” Based on the applause and laughter the line drew from the North Carolina crowd, though, it’s safe to say Trump’s fans interpreted the remark the other way. The joke, such as it is, is tonally identical to certain other faux-subtle jokes Trump has been making—namely, the ones about how the women who have accused him of groping are too ugly to sexually assault.
It also fits with another comment he made about the lurking accusation after the debate: “What did the paper say?
In an interview with "Fox & Friends" broadcast today, when reporter Ainsley Earhardt suggested that Trump tweeted about possible recordings to ensure Mr.
Comey “stayed honest in those hearings,” Trump paused before responding, “Well, it wasn’t very stupid, I can tell you that.” He added: “He did admit that what I said was right, and if you look further back before he heard about that I think maybe he wasn’t admitting that.” The threshold for witness intimidation is "corrupt intent." Some experts say Trump's tweet qualifies.
A lectern can be an intimidating wall that separates the students from the professor.
When they feel intimidated, they mentally isolate themselves.
I have learned over the years that one of the best ways to combat this is by not separating myself from the students by spending all the class time standing behind the lectern.
At a rally in North Carolina Friday, Donald Trump took issue with the idea that, at the second presidential debate, he did something improper by lurking behind Hillary Clinton while she spoke.
Clinton herself addressed Trump’s body language in an interview with Ellen De Generes this week, accurately calling it “odd” and “really weird,” and saying she could “feel his presence” behind her.
–Alison Williams, Faculty, Math, Santiago Canyon College, CA The trust relationship with the student is destroyed by this. –Sally Flesch, Black Hawk College, IL Many students, both young and more mature, enter some classes with reservations.
If you promise to post grades by a certain time, DO IT. One of many reasons is too many students hear or have heard horror stories about the professor.