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Fri Mar 29, 2019, 06:37 AM

Rick Wilson: 'Ridiculous Bullshit' as 'Better,' 'Smarter' Trump Rages Against the Losers


‘Ridiculous Bullshit’ as ‘Better,’ ‘Smarter’ Trump Rages Against the Losers
If there was any doubt Trump is sticking to the base-only strategy built by and for Fox News and the Trump fan club (but I repeat myself), his rally Thursday night resolved it.
Rick Wilson
03.28.19 11:23 PM ET

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Back to the president, he reminded us just how thin-skinned and class-conscious he remains:

“I have a better education than them, I’m smarter than them, I went to the best schools they didn’t. Much more beautiful house, much more beautiful apartment. Much more beautiful everything. And I’m president, and they’re not.”


Yes, Don. We know you’re president. Trust us, we noticed.

We know you have a trophy wife, a castle in Florida, and an apartment that looks like it was decorated by a coked-up Liberace with a metric ton of gold leaf during his “Saddam was too restrained” phase. Got it.

As Trump went on delivering wildly exaggerated promises and boasts, short on deliverables as usual, what struck me was its large-scale incoherence.

It felt like serial message-testing, with a red-hatted focus group of Trump base voters under the microscope. Trump was largely on-prompter, but sniffed the wind constantly, searching for the themes that resonated with the blue-collar audience there to cheer him.

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https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-mocks-ridiculous-bullshit-at-post-mueller-report-grand-rapids-rally?ref=scroll

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Reply Rick Wilson: 'Ridiculous Bullshit' as 'Better,' 'Smarter' Trump Rages Against the Losers (Original post)
babylonsister Mar 2019 OP
ExciteBike66 Mar 2019 #1
eShirl Mar 2019 #2
Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2019 #22
babylonsister Mar 2019 #3
watoos Mar 2019 #4
Scarsdale Mar 2019 #5
ExciteBike66 Mar 2019 #6
not fooled Mar 2019 #16
smirkymonkey Mar 2019 #36
olegramps Mar 2019 #17
SammyWinstonJack Mar 2019 #24
Chin music Mar 2019 #26
Vinca Mar 2019 #7
mahina Mar 2019 #13
The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2019 #27
Botany Mar 2019 #8
SammyWinstonJack Mar 2019 #25
Chin music Mar 2019 #29
Dem4Life101 Mar 2019 #9
babylonsister Mar 2019 #10
Ilsa Mar 2019 #11
NewJeffCT Mar 2019 #12
liberalmuse Mar 2019 #14
Initech Mar 2019 #15
oldsoftie Mar 2019 #18
Initech Mar 2019 #21
oldsoftie Mar 2019 #23
Initech Mar 2019 #32
Chin music Mar 2019 #28
jayschool2013 Mar 2019 #19
TommyCelt Mar 2019 #20
C_U_L8R Mar 2019 #30
kskiska Mar 2019 #31
Chin music Mar 2019 #34
kskiska Mar 2019 #37
Tommy_Carcetti Mar 2019 #33
TheBlackAdder Mar 2019 #35

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 06:48 AM

1. Boasting about education to the poorly-educated?

"I have a better education than them, I’m smarter than them, I went to the best schools they didn’t."

This is an odd line, knowing the average education levels of his fan club. If they were smarter, they might actually be offended by this.

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Response to ExciteBike66 (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 06:51 AM

2. they get to be vicariously superior through His Dumptiness

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Response to eShirl (Reply #2)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:32 AM

22. A stupid person's idea of a smart man




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Response to ExciteBike66 (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 06:55 AM

3. He was referring to 'liberal elites'.

“I’m smarter than they are, I went to better schools than they did, I have better apartments than they have, I’m better educated all around. I have a much more beautiful house, much more beautiful anything. And I’m president and they’re not.”

— President Trump, quoted by The Hill, on “liberal elites.”

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #3)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 07:26 AM

4. Yes, he needs to keep that bond,

 

that he is one of them, he will have the backs of working folks. He will bring back coal jobs for miners, he will bring back auto jobs for auto workers, he will bring back the steel industry, he will Make America White Again.

His base believes what he says, not what he does. He doesn't give a shit for the unwashed, he despises them, he only needs them for one thing, to vote for him.

I disagree with people who believe that Trump is stupid, he is mentally ill. He speaks like his base, writes like his base, uses poor grammar and misspells words to be like his base. What Trump is very good at is conning people and then shitting all over them as they cheer him on.

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #3)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 07:27 AM

5. Wow. I guess it is all

in how we view things. That tRump Tower place is grotesque, all gold paint, uncomfortable furniture. Not comfortable at all. He inherited his pimp grandpa's taste in furnishings, I guess. His "vife" was bought and paid for. As a top fashion designer described her "A glorified escort with poor taste in men" His grades from these wonderful schools must be really bad, since he went to great lengths to keep them hidden. I wonder if he honestly believes his own bull? Maybe when he is alone, he sees the truth and it infuriates him so he takes it out on the rest of us. How dare we NOT believe that he is superior to EVERYONE? What a pathetic, repulsive loser he is.

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #3)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 07:45 AM

6. I understand, but it still doesn't make sense

He is claiming better schools make one superior, which means he is implying that all those edumacated liberals are superior to his poorly-educated audience.

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Response to ExciteBike66 (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:12 AM

16. It must frost him

that President Obama graduated from Harvard Law School. And didn't have to buy his way in.


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Response to not fooled (Reply #16)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 11:04 AM

36. How can he think he is better educated when he only has a Bachelor's degree from

a school that his father had to pay to get him into and where he barely squeeked by? He is obviously not smarter than anyone he is criticizing - they can all run circles around him in that department.

He thinks his properties are nice? Maybe if you are a tacky redneck they seem like the pinnacle of luxury, but they are monstrosities of vulgarity if you have any taste.

He's so insane! Even if any of the claims he made were remotely true, who brags like that? Who does that? How insecure do you have to be to scream that out to a crowd? He is SUCH an asshole, it just baffles me how he has made it to such an advanced age without anybody ever having made a serious attempt on his life. He must be the luckiest guy on the planet because I don't think I could last 5 minutes in a room with him without trying to ... never mind. Don't want to get banned.

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Response to ExciteBike66 (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:15 AM

17. I think his home looks like it was decorated by a whore for use as a brothel. Oh yeah, it was!

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Response to ExciteBike66 (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:36 AM

24. He wasn't referring to his MAGAts, who he loves as the

poorly educated . That's what they should be offended by.

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Response to ExciteBike66 (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:43 AM

26. Yeah bc things like Rhodes Scholarships etc...are far worse than "paid for degrees"

by rich parents. He got sent to military school bc he was out of control. We have doctorate level people and he is talking to a small handful of 'mal-contents' that think shouting "USA USA" cleanses them of whatever they are doing.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 07:50 AM

7. You couldn't pay me to live in the gold bordello in New York.

If you look up "bad taste" in the dictionary, there's got to be a picture of that apartment. As for "better education" . . . prove it. Trump speaks and acts like he failed fifth grade. This was yet another moment in narcissistic personality disorder.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #7)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 08:57 AM

13. Decor by Uday and Qusay!

I read you completely on the narcissistic personality disorder.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #7)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:44 AM

27. Yes, sometimes described as Versailles redecorated by Saddam Hussein's pimp.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 08:05 AM

8. Trump, "I have a better education than them."

Schiff; Stanford undergrad, Harvard Law, and then a US Attorney.

Trump; Fordham (rumor has it he flunked out), University of Penn (where his dad bought his way
into the school, others did the work for him, and one of his Professors was on the record as saying
that he was the dumbest student he ever met) and multiple business failures.



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Response to Botany (Reply #8)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:38 AM

25. Insecure and envious. That's tRUMP.

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Response to Botany (Reply #8)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:46 AM

29. Bull-shit

See, that's how the word is supposed to be used donny.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 08:14 AM

9. If Trump said this

 

"“I have a better education than them, I’m smarter than them, I went to the best schools they didn’t. Much more beautiful house, much more beautiful apartment. Much more beautiful everything. And I’m president, and they’re not.”

Why wouldnt the Dem party run Ads showing him saying this and then showing how he doesnt pay taxes and show samples of how out of touch he is to everyday Americans?

It would seem like a good hit piece

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Response to Dem4Life101 (Reply #9)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 08:38 AM

10. I think

that's a great idea! And welcome to DU!

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Response to Dem4Life101 (Reply #9)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 08:48 AM

11. You're spot-on!

That would be a great clip followed up by facts on his education, bankruptcies, cheating people, not paying taxes, etc.

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Response to Dem4Life101 (Reply #9)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 08:48 AM

12. They will say that him not paying taxes

is evidence that he's smart.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:05 AM

14. He sounds like a 4 year old.

Except he’s supposed to be an adult. What an utterly vapid human being.

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Response to liberalmuse (Reply #14)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:07 AM

15. 4 year olds can at least form complete sentences!

Can't say the same for Chump's rambling, incoherent mess of a speech last night.

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Response to Initech (Reply #15)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:26 AM

18. "These lakes are great. Deep lakes. Great deepness".

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Response to oldsoftie (Reply #18)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:30 AM

21. And then there was this gem:

"If Hillary got in... you'd be doing wind. Windmills. Weeeee. And if it doesn't blow, you can forget about television for that night. 'Darling, I want to watch television.' 'I'm sorry! The wind isn't blowing.' I know a lot about wind."

To quote the Big Lebowski: "WHAT IN GOD'S HOLY NAME ARE YOU BLATHERING ABOUT???"

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Response to Initech (Reply #21)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:36 AM

23. Oh, he certainly knows a lot about wind!!

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Response to oldsoftie (Reply #23)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 10:42 AM

32. He's definitely full of hot air!

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Response to Initech (Reply #21)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:45 AM

28. There's already miles of windmills up that way.

He's an imbecile.
Google 'Wind power near Grand Rapids MI.'

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:26 AM

19. FIFH

“I have a better education than (they have), I’m smarter than (they are), (and) I went to the best schools (while) they didn’t. (I have a) much more beautiful house, a much more beautiful apartment (—) much more beautiful everything (—) and I’m president, and they’re not.”

Fuckin' dumbass, borderline illiterate, orange asshole.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:27 AM

20. Maybe there IS something to "Trump Derangement Syndrome"

I hate this motherfucker with a white-hot passion no matter WHAT he says.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:47 AM

30. Sometimes it seems a subgenius plot

without the funny bits.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 09:54 AM

31. It was Ivana who introduced him to the gaudy trappings

due to her aspiration to royalty. Before meeting her he had a pretty modest apartment. After his divorce, his marriage to Marla failed partly because Marla was much younger and a new ager who refused to gussy up like Ivana and preferred a more private life, unlike the life at Mar-a-Lago where there were people everywhere. She was also religious and tried to turn him into a philanthropist and family man, neither of which suited him.

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Response to kskiska (Reply #31)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 10:51 AM

34. Religious?

Wasn't she caught screwing his bodyguard under a lifeguard stand a few miles from the house down there? Micheal Bolton too apparently, from a post from someone the other day.

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Response to Chin music (Reply #34)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 11:24 AM

37. Yes, what I meant to say was "Christian."

You know how that can go..

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 10:50 AM

33. What do these two places have in common?






Answer: They are both residences of former clients of Paul Manafort.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Fri Mar 29, 2019, 10:58 AM

35. Trump probably has a golden toilet that is raised three steps above the bathroom floor.

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