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(111,499 posts)
Fri May 15, 2020, 08:29 AM May 2020

Red meat for the Trump cult

Call it the biggest 'scandal" in the history of this country.

Request that Lindsey Graham call Barack Obama before his Committee for sworn testimony.

It always works when he evokes the name of Barack Obama. It began many years ago when he created the "truther" conspiracy. Now, he wants to create another conspiracy theory around General Michael Flynn.

But, what needs to be asked is, "Why did you fire him, Asshole?" You told the people that he lied to the FBI and the Vice-President and that is why you had to let him go. Were you lying? Were you deceived? General Flynn pleaded guilty twice to lying to the FBI. That is a crime.

What type of distraction is he trying to create? His people slop it up when he talks about Obama. They hate Obama. They believe he was the most divisive President ever. Of course, he was not. There are no facts to bear that out. The most divisive president ever is Donald J Trump and the facts do bear that out.

It is sad and depressing that we have to endure this bullshit again for another election.

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(32,017 posts)
1. Obama was presidenting while being half black.
Fri May 15, 2020, 08:32 AM
May 2020

To Vanilla ISIS, that is, by definition, divisive.



(111,499 posts)
3. Well, he was going to kidnap a Turkey national and get paid for it by Erdogan...
Fri May 15, 2020, 08:46 AM
May 2020

They also discovered that he was an unregistered foreign agent.

Several charges were dropped.


(4,851 posts)
5. This New Yorker article lays it out also. So obvious.
Fri May 15, 2020, 08:53 AM
May 2020

May be behind paywall, but I think they allow a free article or two a month. Anyway it is, like you point out, like feeding slop to the hogs...throw it into the trough, and watch em eat it up.



(42,467 posts)
7. Just adding the end of that article
Fri May 15, 2020, 09:02 AM
May 2020
Trump has been running this play for a long time already, and it seems to me not so much about electoral politics as it is a reflection of the ongoing temper tantrum that is Trump’s response to the global pandemic—a catastrophe that has upended Trump’s Presidency and may well spell his political doom. It’s about his fury at being impeached, and his rage at having as an enemy a virus that doesn’t give a damn about his Twitter feed. Trump’s attacks on Barack Obama, above all else, are a barometer for measuring the level of Trump’s raging insecurity, and what they tell us now is that Trump is having an enormous meltdown, almost certainly connected with his diminishing prospects for reëlection.

This seems to be Obama’s interpretation, too. On Friday, in a phone call with several thousand supporters that was quickly leaked, Obama called Trump’s response to the pandemic an “absolute chaotic disaster” and warned that the “rule of law” was at stake in Trump’s efforts to undo Flynn’s conviction. He then refrained from comment for days as Trump’s latest storm against him raged. Finally, at 2:44 P.M. on Thursday afternoon, Obama responded with a one-word tweet of his own. It said, simply, “Vote.”



(7,156 posts)
8. Be nice if a member of the media
Fri May 15, 2020, 09:11 AM
May 2020

asked the questions you mentioned. A female reporter would be best. He might stop his mini-rallies for good.

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