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Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:27 PM

President Trump wasn't that bad, other than...

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“I’ve been critical of the Trump presidency these last four years, and am still exhausted from the experience.

But to be fair, President Trump wasn’t that bad, other than when he incited an insurrection against the government, mismanaged a pandemic that killed nearly half a million Americans, separated children from their families, lost those children in the bureaucracy, tear-gassed peaceful protesters on Lafayette Square so he could hold a photo op holding a Bible in front of a church, tried to block all Muslims from entering the country, got impeached, got impeached again, had the worst jobs record of any president in modern history, pressured Ukraine to dig dirt on Joe Biden, fired the FBI director for investigating his ties to Russia, bragged about firing the FBI director on TV, took Vladimir Putin’s word over the US intelligence community, diverted military funding to build his wall, caused the longest government shutdown in US history, called Black Lives Matter a “symbol of hate,” lied nearly 30,000 times, banned transgender people from serving in the military, ejected reporters from the White House briefing room who asked tough questions, vetoed the defense funding bill because it renamed military bases named for Confederate soldiers, refused to release his tax returns, increased the national debt by nearly $8 trillion, had three of the highest annual trade deficits in U.S. history, called veterans and soldiers who died in combat losers and suckers, coddled the leader of Saudi Arabia after he ordered the execution and dismembering of a US-based journalist, refused to concede the 2020 election, hired his unqualified daughter and son-in-law to work in the White House, walked out of an interview with Lesley Stahl, called neo-Nazis “very fine people,” suggested that people should inject bleach into their bodies to fight COVID, abandoned our allies the Kurds to Turkey, pushed through massive tax cuts for the wealthiest but balked at helping working Americans, incited anti-lockdown protestors in several states at the height of the pandemic, withdrew the US from the Paris climate accords, withdrew the US from the Iranian nuclear deal, withdrew the US from the Trans Pacific Partnership which was designed to block China’s advances, insulted his own Cabinet members on Twitter, pushed the leader of Montenegro out of the way during a photo op, failed to reiterate US commitment to defending NATO allies, called Haiti and African nations “shithole” countries, called the city of Baltimore the “worst in the nation,” claimed that he single handedly brought back the phrase “Merry Christmas” even though it hadn’t gone anywhere, forced his Cabinet members to praise him publicly like some cult leader, believed he should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, berated and belittled his hand-picked Attorney General when he recused himself from the Russia probe, suggested the US should buy Greenland, colluded with Mitch McConnell to push through federal judges and two Supreme Court justices after supporting efforts to prevent his predecessor from appointing judges, repeatedly called the media “enemies of the people,” claimed that if we tested fewer people for COVID we’d have fewer cases, violated the emoluments clause, thought that Nambia was a country, told Bob Woodward in private that the coronavirus was a big deal but then downplayed it in public, called his exceedingly faithful vice president a “p---y” for following the Constitution, nearly got us into a war with Iran after threatening them by tweet, nominated a corrupt head of the EPA, nominated a corrupt head of HHS, nominated a corrupt head of the Interior Department, nominated a corrupt head of the USDA, praised dictators and authoritarians around the world while criticizing allies, refused to allow the presidential transition to begin, insulted war hero John McCain – even after his death, spent an obscene amount of time playing golf after criticizing Barack Obama for playing (far less) golf while president, falsely claimed that he won the 2016 popular vote, called the Muslim mayor of London a “stone cold loser,” falsely claimed that he turned down being Time’s Man of the Year, considered firing special counsel Robert Mueller on several occasions, mocked wearing face masks to guard against transmitting COVID, locked Congress out of its constitutional duty to confirm Cabinet officials by hiring acting ones, used a racist dog whistle by calling COVID the “China virus,” hired and associated with numerous shady figures that were eventually convicted of federal offenses including his campaign manager and national security adviser, pardoned several of his shady associates, gave the Presidential Medal of Freedom to two congressman who amplified his batshit crazy conspiracy theories, got into telephone fight with the leader of Australia(!), had a Secretary of State who called him a moron, forced his press secretary to claim without merit that his was the largest inauguration crowd in history, botched the COVID vaccine rollout, tweeted so much dangerous propaganda that Twitter eventually banned him, charged the Secret Service jacked-up rates at his properties, constantly interrupted Joe Biden in their first presidential debate, claimed that COVID would “magically” disappear, called a U.S. Senator “Pocahontas,” used his Twitter account to blast Nordstrom when it stopped selling Ivanka’s merchandise, opened up millions of pristine federal lands to development and drilling, got into a losing tariff war with China that forced US taxpayers to bail out farmers, claimed that his losing tariff war was a win for the US, ignored or didn’t even take part in daily intelligence briefings, blew off honoring American war dead in France because it was raining, redesigned Air Force One to look like the Trump Shuttle, got played by Kim Jung Un and his “love letters,” threatened to go after social media companies in clear violation of the Constitution, botched the response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, threw paper towels at Puerto Ricans when he finally visited them, pressured the governor and secretary of state of Georgia to “find” him votes, thought that the Virgin islands had a President, drew on a map with a Sharpie to justify his inaccurate tweet that Alabama was threatened by a hurricane, allowed White House staff to use personal email accounts for official businesses after blasting Hillary Clinton for doing the same thing, rolled back regulations that protected the public from mercury and asbestos, pushed regulators to waste time studying snake-oil remedies for COVID, rolled back regulations that stopped coal companies from dumping waste into rivers, held blatant campaign rallies at the White House, tried to take away millions of Americans’ health insurance because the law was named for a Black man, refused to attend his successors’ inauguration, nominated the worst Education Secretary in history, threatened judges who didn’t do what he wanted, attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci, promised that Mexico would pay for the wall (it didn’t), allowed political hacks to overrule government scientists on major reports on climate change and other issues, struggled navigating a ramp after claiming his opponent was feeble, called an African-American Congresswoman “low IQ,” threatened to withhold federal aid from states and cities with Democratic leaders, went ahead with rallies filled with maskless supporters in the middle of a pandemic, claimed that legitimate investigations of his wrongdoing were “witch hunts,” seemed to demonstrate a belief that there were airports during the American Revolution, demanded “total loyalty” from the FBI director, praised a conspiracy theory that Democrats are Satanic pedophiles, completely gutted the Voice of America, placed a political hack in charge of the Postal Service, claimed without evidence that the Obama administration bugged Trump Tower, suggested that the US should allow more people from places like Norway into the country, suggested that COVID wasn’t that bad because he recovered with the help of top government doctors and treatments not available to the public, overturned energy conservation standards that even industry supported, reduced the number of refugees the US accepts, insulted various members of Congress and the media with infantile nicknames, gave Rush Limbaugh a Presidential medal of Freedom at the State of the Union address, named as head of federal personnel a 29-year old who’d previously been fired from the White House for allegations of financial improprieties, eliminated the White House office of pandemic response, used soldiers as campaign props, fired any advisor who made the mistake of disagreeing with him, demanded the Pentagon throw him a Soviet-style military parade, hired a shit ton of white nationalists, politicized the civil service, did absolutely nothing after Russia hacked the U.S. government, falsely said the Boy Scouts called him to say his bizarre Jamboree speech was the best speech ever given to the Scouts, claimed that Black people would overrun the suburbs if Biden won, insulted reporters of color, insulted women reporters, insulted women reporters of color, suggested he was fine with China’s oppression of the Uighurs, attacked the Supreme Court when it ruled against him, summoned Pennsylvania state legislative leaders to the White House to pressure them to overturn the election, spent countless hours every day watching Fox News, refused to allow his administration to comply with Congressional subpoenas, hired Rudy Giuliani as his lawyer, tried to punish Amazon because the Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post wrote negative stories about him, acted as if the Attorney General of the United States was his personal attorney, attempted to get the federal government to defend him in a libel lawsuit from a women who accused him of sexual assault, held private meetings with Vladimir Putin without staff present, didn’t disclose his private meetings with Vladimir Putin so that the US had to find out via Russian media, stopped holding press briefings for months at a time, “ordered” US companies to leave China even though he has no such power, led a political party that couldn’t even be bothered to draft a policy platform, claimed preposterously that Article II of the Constitution gave him absolute powers, tried to pressure the U.K. to hold the British Open at his golf course, suggested that the government nuke hurricanes, suggested that wind turbines cause cancer, said that he had a special aptitude for science, fired the head of election cyber security after he said that the 2020 election was secure, blurted out classified information to Russian officials, tried to force the G7 to hold their meeting at his failing golf resort in Florida, fired the acting attorney general when she refused to go along with his unconstitutional Muslim travel ban, hired Stephen Miller, openly discussed national security issues in the dining room at Mar-a-Lago where everyone could hear them, interfered with plans to relocate the FBI because a new development there might compete with his hotel, abandoned Iraqi refugees who’d helped the U.S. during the war, tried to get Russia back into the G7, held a COVID super spreader event in the Rose Garden, seemed to believe that Frederick Douglass is still alive, lost 60 election fraud cases in court including before judges he had nominated, falsely claimed that factories were reopening when they weren’t, shamelessly exploited terror attacks in Europe to justify his anti-immigrant policies, still hasn’t come up with a healthcare plan, still hasn’t come up with an infrastructure plan despite repeated “Infrastructure Weeks,” forced Secret Service agents to drive him around Walter Reed while contagious with COVID, told the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by,” fucked up the Census, withdrew the U.S. from the World Health Organization in the middle of a pandemic, did so few of his duties that his press staff were forced to state on his daily schedule “President Trump will work from early in the morning until late in the evening. He will make many calls and have many meetings,” allowed his staff to repeatedly violate the Hatch Act, seemed not to know that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican, stood before sacred CIA wall of heroes and bragged about his election win, constantly claimed he was treated worse than any president which presumably includes four that were assassinated and his predecessor whose legitimacy and birthplace were challenged by a racist reality TV show star named Donald Trump, claimed Andrew Jackson could’ve stopped the Civil War even though he died 16 years before it happened, said that any opinion poll showing him behind was fake, claimed that other countries laughed at us before he became president when several world leaders were literally laughing at him, claimed that the military was out of ammunition before he became President, created a commission to whitewash American history, retweeted anti-Islam videos from one of the most racist people in Britain, claimed ludicrously that the Pulse nightclub shooting wouldn’t have happened if someone there had a gun even though there was an armed security guard there, hired a senior staffer who cited the non-existent Bowling Green Massacre as a reason to ban Muslims, had a press secretary who claimed that Nazi Germany never used chemical weapons even though every sane human being knows they used gas to kill millions of Jews and others, bilked the Secret Service for higher than market rates when they had to stay at Trump properties, apparently sold pardons on his way out of the White House, stripped protective status from 59,000 Haitians, falsely claimed Biden wanted to defund the police, said that the head of the CDC didn’t know what he was talking about, tried to rescind protection from DREAMers, gave himself an A+ for his handling of the pandemic, tried to start a boycott of Goodyear tires due to an Internet hoax, said U.S. rates of COVID would be lower if you didn’t count blue states, deported U.S. veterans who served their country but were undocumented, claimed he did more for African Americans than any president since Lincoln, touted a “super-duper” secret “hydrosonic” missile which may or may not be a new “hypersonic” missile or may not exist at all, retweeted a gif calling Biden a pedophile, forced through security clearances for his family, suggested that police officers should rough up suspects, suggested that Biden was on performance-enhancing drugs, tried to stop transgender students from being able to use school bathrooms in line with their gender, suggested the US not accept COVID patients from a cruise ship because it would make US numbers look higher, nominated a climate change sceptic to chair the committee advising the White House on environmental policy, retweeted a video doctored to look like Biden had played a song called “Fuck tha Police” at a campaign event, hugged a disturbingly large number of U.S. flags, accused Democrats of “treason” for not applauding his State of the Union address, claimed that the FBI failed to capture the Parkland school shooter because they were “spending too much time” on Russia, mocked the testimony of Dr Christine Blasey Ford when she accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, obsessed over low-flow toilets, ordered the rerelease of more COVID vaccines when there weren’t any to release, called for the construction of a bizarre garden of heroes with statutes of famous dead Americans as well as at least one Canadian (Alex Trebek), hijacked Washington’s July 4th celebrations to give a partisan speech, took advice from the MyPillow guy, claimed that migrants seeking a better life in the US were dangerous caravans of drug dealers and rapists, said nothing when Vladimir Putin poisoned a leading opposition figure, never seemed to heed the advice of his wife’s “Be Best” campaign, falsely claimed that mail-in voting is fraudulent, announced a precipitous withdrawal of troops from Syria which not only handed Russia and ISIS a win but also prompted his defense secretary to resign in protest, insulted the leader of Canada, insulted the leader of France, insulted the leader of Britain, insulted the leader of Germany, insulted the leader of Sweden (Sweden!!), falsely claimed credit for getting NATO members to increase their share of dues, blew off two Asia summits even though they were held virtually, continued lying about spending lots of time at Ground Zero with 9/11 responders, said that the Japanese would sit back and watch their “Sony televisions” if the US were ever attacked, left a NATO summit early in a huff, stared directly into an eclipse even though everyone over the age of 5 knows not to do that, called himself a very stable genius despite significant evidence to the contrary, refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power and kept his promise, and a whole bunch of other things I can’t remember at the moment.
But other than that. . .”

I'll add a few others:
-- inviting the Russian ambassador and foreign minister to the oval office the day after firing FBI director Comey, without US press present, where he bragged that he got rid of a great weight and that Comey was nuts
-- tweeted a top secret photo of an Iranian missile silo
-- tweeted a video where one of his supporters yelled "white power"

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Reply President Trump wasn't that bad, other than... (Original post)
LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 OP
Rorey Feb 2021 #1
LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #4
underpants Feb 2021 #2
LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #3
42bambi Feb 2021 #6
DLCWIdem Feb 2021 #5
Maru Kitteh Feb 2021 #7
sarge43 Feb 2021 #20
Maru Kitteh Feb 2021 #51
KY_EnviroGuy Feb 2021 #8
Butterflylady Feb 2021 #9
fierywoman Feb 2021 #14
AverageOldGuy Feb 2021 #10
czarjak Feb 2021 #11
scarletwoman Feb 2021 #12
niyad Feb 2021 #13
DENVERPOPS Feb 2021 #15
irisblue Feb 2021 #16
RVN VET71 Feb 2021 #30
irisblue Feb 2021 #31
calimary Feb 2021 #39
BobTheSubgenius Feb 2021 #17
raccoon Feb 2021 #18
Blue Owl Feb 2021 #19
CloudWatcher Feb 2021 #21
AirmensMom Feb 2021 #22
Roc2020 Feb 2021 #29
LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #48
peggysue2 Feb 2021 #23
Cryptoad Feb 2021 #35
peggysue2 Feb 2021 #53
overleft Feb 2021 #24
George II Feb 2021 #25
LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #44
FakeNoose Feb 2021 #26
CloudWatcher Feb 2021 #36
LAS14 Feb 2021 #27
TNNurse Feb 2021 #28
PatrickforO Feb 2021 #32
bif Feb 2021 #33
SeattleVet Feb 2021 #34
Jetheels Feb 2021 #37
orleans Feb 2021 #38
Ponietz Feb 2021 #40
Duppers Feb 2021 #41
LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #45
Duppers Feb 2021 #50
LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #52
Whiskeytide Feb 2021 #42
LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #43
LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #47
JI7 Feb 2021 #46
Stuart G Feb 2021 #49
Faux pas Feb 2021 #54

Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:29 PM

1. I can't read it all because it'll trigger my anger

I'm trying to retain my zen mood.

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Response to Rorey (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:34 PM

4. I hear ya!

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:31 PM

2. Yeah but other than that

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Response to underpants (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:33 PM

3. LOL!!

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Response to underpants (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:49 PM

6. Oh my! Obama is always the icing on the cake for me.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:40 PM

5. Oh come on now

Only 30,000 lies. You really downplayed that accomplishment. look

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:56 PM

7. Said and did nothing when Putin put bounties on our soldiers.

That's a big one left out of that list


Yes. I read it all.



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Response to Maru Kitteh (Reply #7)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:54 PM

20. Speaking of soldiers...

Still waiting on North Korea to return the remains of US MIAs/POWs from the Korean War.

That PR stunt quickly disappeared down the memory hole.

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Response to sarge43 (Reply #20)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 09:51 PM

51. No shit. But he'll tout it as an "accomplishment" along

with his many Time man of the year covers.


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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 02:59 PM

8. Print and post on your wall if you're prone to spells of low blood pressure.

Saving in a text file as ammo against deplorables........

It would make a good one to print and fold up a copy for our wallets to hand to any Rethug that insists on verbally engaging, just to save ourselves some misery.

I can pretend to be deaf and dumb very easily.......


Thanks for posting this list.......

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:22 PM

9. A few paragraphs would be nice.

I have trouble words running together.

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Response to Butterflylady (Reply #9)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:32 PM

14. ... or put each new phrase on a new line ...

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:22 PM

10. Gotta give him some credit . . . .

After all, he saved us from Hillary's emails.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:24 PM

11. Good trouble! Thanks.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:25 PM

12. I'm sorry, I am unable to read a wall of text like that - not that I want to go through it all.

But good on whoever compiled it.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:31 PM

13. "And those are just some of the headlines. . ."

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:33 PM

15. Bravo LL.............

Good to keep around when the RepubliCON history revisionists start to work on our history.......

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:43 PM

16. some paragraph breaks please. TY

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Response to irisblue (Reply #16)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:25 PM

30. Nah. Do that and you'd ruin the effect

The idea, and it was successfully executed, is to create a wall of criminality, proven crimes and grifting, cruelty, treasonous behavior, callousness, and evil that is tall, wide, and dense. That wall of print is the demented soul of loser-45. I like it the way it is!

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Response to RVN VET71 (Reply #30)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:36 PM

31. a bit hard for us dyslexic people to read tho. 👓

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Response to RVN VET71 (Reply #30)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 05:32 PM

39. Got it. Won't fight through that long paragraph but I'm well aware of the details.

Just that wall of words says enough.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:44 PM

17. Well!

If you're going to quibble, we won't get anywhere.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:47 PM

18. Bookmark to read later. Nt

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 03:49 PM

19. Suck on that Donny you fat piece of shit

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:02 PM

21. Reformatted so I could read it, the list is still missing a lot!

But to be fair, President Trump wasn’t that bad,
... other than when he incited an insurrection against the government,
... mismanaged a pandemic that killed nearly half a million Americans,
... separated children from their families,
... lost those children in the bureaucracy,
... tear-gassed peaceful protesters on Lafayette Square so he could hold a photo op holding a Bible in front of a church,
... tried to block all Muslims from entering the country,
... got impeached,
... got impeached again,
... had the worst jobs record of any president in modern history,
... pressured Ukraine to dig dirt on Joe Biden,
... fired the FBI director for investigating his ties to Russia,
... bragged about firing the FBI director on TV,
... took Vladimir Putin’s word over the US intelligence community,
... diverted military funding to build his wall,
... caused the longest government shutdown in US history,
... called Black Lives Matter a “symbol of hate,”
... lied nearly 30,000 times,
... banned transgender people from serving in the military,
... ejected reporters from the White House briefing room who asked tough questions,
... vetoed the defense funding bill because it renamed military bases named for Confederate soldiers,
... refused to release his tax returns,
... increased the national debt by nearly $8 trillion,
... had three of the highest annual trade deficits in U.S. history,
... called veterans and soldiers who died in combat losers and suckers,
... coddled the leader of Saudi Arabia after he ordered the execution and dismembering of a US-based journalist,
... refused to concede the 2020 election,
... hired his unqualified daughter and son-in-law to work in the White House,
... walked out of an interview with Lesley Stahl,
... called neo-Nazis “very fine people,”
... suggested that people should inject bleach into their bodies to fight COVID,
... abandoned our allies the Kurds to Turkey,
... pushed through massive tax cuts for the wealthiest but balked at helping working Americans,
... incited anti-lockdown protestors in several states at the height of the pandemic,
... withdrew the US from the Paris climate accords,
... withdrew the US from the Iranian nuclear deal,
... withdrew the US from the Trans Pacific Partnership which was designed to block China’s advances,
... insulted his own Cabinet members on Twitter,
... pushed the leader of Montenegro out of the way during a photo op,
... failed to reiterate US commitment to defending NATO allies,
... called Haiti and African nations “shithole” countries,
... called the city of Baltimore the “worst in the nation,”
... claimed that he single handedly brought back the phrase “Merry Christmas” even though it hadn’t gone anywhere,
... forced his Cabinet members to praise him publicly like some cult leader,
... believed he should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize,
... berated and belittled his hand-picked Attorney General when he recused himself from the Russia probe,
... suggested the US should buy Greenland,
... colluded with Mitch McConnell to push through federal judges and two Supreme Court justices after supporting efforts to prevent his predecessor from appointing judges,
... repeatedly called the media “enemies of the people,”
... claimed that if we tested fewer people for COVID we’d have fewer cases,
... violated the emoluments clause,
... thought that Nambia was a country,
... told Bob Woodward in private that the coronavirus was a big deal but then downplayed it in public,
... called his exceedingly faithful vice president a “p---y” for following the Constitution,
... nearly got us into a war with Iran after threatening them by tweet,
... nominated a corrupt head of the EPA,
... nominated a corrupt head of HHS,
... nominated a corrupt head of the Interior Department,
... nominated a corrupt head of the USDA,
... praised dictators and authoritarians around the world while criticizing allies,
... refused to allow the presidential transition to begin,
... insulted war hero John McCain – even after his death,
... spent an obscene amount of time playing golf after criticizing Barack Obama for playing (far less) golf while president,
... falsely claimed that he won the 2016 popular vote,
... called the Muslim mayor of London a “stone cold loser,”
... falsely claimed that he turned down being Time’s Man of the Year,
... considered firing special counsel Robert Mueller on several occasions,
... mocked wearing face masks to guard against transmitting COVID,
... locked Congress out of its constitutional duty to confirm Cabinet officials by hiring acting ones,
... used a racist dog whistle by calling COVID the “China virus,”
... hired and associated with numerous shady figures that were eventually convicted of federal offenses including his campaign manager and national security adviser,
... pardoned several of his shady associates,
... gave the Presidential Medal of Freedom to two congressman who amplified his batshit crazy conspiracy theories,
... got into telephone fight with the leader of Australia(!),
... had a Secretary of State who called him a moron,
... forced his press secretary to claim without merit that his was the largest inauguration crowd in history,
... botched the COVID vaccine rollout,
... tweeted so much dangerous propaganda that Twitter eventually banned him,
... charged the Secret Service jacked-up rates at his properties,
... constantly interrupted Joe Biden in their first presidential debate,
... claimed that COVID would “magically” disappear,
... called a U.S. Senator “Pocahontas,”
... used his Twitter account to blast Nordstrom when it stopped selling Ivanka’s merchandise,
... opened up millions of pristine federal lands to development and drilling,
... got into a losing tariff war with China that forced US taxpayers to bail out farmers,
... claimed that his losing tariff war was a win for the US,
... ignored or didn’t even take part in daily intelligence briefings,
... blew off honoring American war dead in France because it was raining,
... redesigned Air Force One to look like the Trump Shuttle,
... got played by Kim Jung Un and his “love letters,”
... threatened to go after social media companies in clear violation of the Constitution,
... botched the response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico,
... threw paper towels at Puerto Ricans when he finally visited them,
... pressured the governor and secretary of state of Georgia to “find” him votes,
... thought that the Virgin islands had a President,
... drew on a map with a Sharpie to justify his inaccurate tweet that Alabama was threatened by a hurricane,
... allowed White House staff to use personal email accounts for official businesses after blasting Hillary Clinton for doing the same thing,
... rolled back regulations that protected the public from mercury and asbestos,
... pushed regulators to waste time studying snake-oil remedies for COVID,
... rolled back regulations that stopped coal companies from dumping waste into rivers,
... held blatant campaign rallies at the White House,
... tried to take away millions of Americans’ health insurance because the law was named for a Black man,
... refused to attend his successors’ inauguration,
... nominated the worst Education Secretary in history,
... threatened judges who didn’t do what he wanted,
... attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci,
... promised that Mexico would pay for the wall (it didn’t),
... allowed political hacks to overrule government scientists on major reports on climate change and other issues,
... struggled navigating a ramp after claiming his opponent was feeble,
... called an African-American Congresswoman “low IQ,”
... threatened to withhold federal aid from states and cities with Democratic leaders,
... went ahead with rallies filled with maskless supporters in the middle of a pandemic,
... claimed that legitimate investigations of his wrongdoing were “witch hunts,”
... seemed to demonstrate a belief that there were airports during the American Revolution,
... demanded “total loyalty” from the FBI director,
... praised a conspiracy theory that Democrats are Satanic pedophiles,
... completely gutted the Voice of America,
... placed a political hack in charge of the Postal Service,
... claimed without evidence that the Obama administration bugged Trump Tower,
... suggested that the US should allow more people from places like Norway into the country,
... suggested that COVID wasn’t that bad because he recovered with the help of top government doctors and treatments not available to the public,
... overturned energy conservation standards that even industry supported,
... reduced the number of refugees the US accepts,
... insulted various members of Congress and the media with infantile nicknames,
... gave Rush Limbaugh a Presidential medal of Freedom at the State of the Union address,
... named as head of federal personnel a 29-year old who’d previously been fired from the White House for allegations of financial improprieties,
... eliminated the White House office of pandemic response,
... used soldiers as campaign props,
... fired any advisor who made the mistake of disagreeing with him,
... demanded the Pentagon throw him a Soviet-style military parade,
... hired a shit ton of white nationalists,
... politicized the civil service,
... did absolutely nothing after Russia hacked the U.S. government,
... falsely said the Boy Scouts called him to say his bizarre Jamboree speech was the best speech ever given to the Scouts,
... claimed that Black people would overrun the suburbs if Biden won,
... insulted reporters of color,
... insulted women reporters,
... insulted women reporters of color,
... suggested he was fine with China’s oppression of the Uighurs,
... attacked the Supreme Court when it ruled against him,
... summoned Pennsylvania state legislative leaders to the White House to pressure them to overturn the election,
... spent countless hours every day watching Fox News,
... refused to allow his administration to comply with Congressional subpoenas,
... hired Rudy Giuliani as his lawyer,
... tried to punish Amazon because the Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post wrote negative stories about him,
... acted as if the Attorney General of the United States was his personal attorney,
... attempted to get the federal government to defend him in a libel lawsuit from a women who accused him of sexual assault,
... held private meetings with Vladimir Putin without staff present,
... didn’t disclose his private meetings with Vladimir Putin so that the US had to find out via Russian media,
... stopped holding press briefings for months at a time,
... “ordered” US companies to leave China even though he has no such power,
... led a political party that couldn’t even be bothered to draft a policy platform,
... claimed preposterously that Article II of the Constitution gave him absolute powers,
... tried to pressure the U.K. to hold the British Open at his golf course,
... suggested that the government nuke hurricanes,
... suggested that wind turbines cause cancer,
... said that he had a special aptitude for science,
... fired the head of election cyber security after he said that the 2020 election was secure,
... blurted out classified information to Russian officials,
... tried to force the G7 to hold their meeting at his failing golf resort in Florida,
... fired the acting attorney general when she refused to go along with his unconstitutional Muslim travel ban,
... hired Stephen Miller,
... openly discussed national security issues in the dining room at Mar-a-Lago where everyone could hear them,
... interfered with plans to relocate the FBI because a new development there might compete with his hotel,
... abandoned Iraqi refugees who’d helped the U.S. during the war,
... tried to get Russia back into the G7,
... held a COVID super spreader event in the Rose Garden,
... seemed to believe that Frederick Douglass is still alive,
... lost 60 election fraud cases in court including before judges he had nominated,
... falsely claimed that factories were reopening when they weren’t,
... shamelessly exploited terror attacks in Europe to justify his anti-immigrant policies,
... still hasn’t come up with a healthcare plan,
... still hasn’t come up with an infrastructure plan despite repeated “Infrastructure Weeks,”
... forced Secret Service agents to drive him around Walter Reed while contagious with COVID,
... told the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by,”
... fucked up the Census,
... withdrew the U.S. from the World Health Organization in the middle of a pandemic,
... did so few of his duties that his press staff were forced to state on his daily schedule “President Trump will work from early in the morning until late in the evening. He will make many calls and have many meetings,”
... allowed his staff to repeatedly violate the Hatch Act,
... seemed not to know that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican,
... stood before sacred CIA wall of heroes and bragged about his election win,
... constantly claimed he was treated worse than any president which presumably includes four that were assassinated and his predecessor whose legitimacy and birthplace were challenged by a racist reality TV show star named Donald Trump,
... claimed Andrew Jackson could’ve stopped the Civil War even though he died 16 years before it happened,
... said that any opinion poll showing him behind was fake,
... claimed that other countries laughed at us before he became president when several world leaders were literally laughing at him,
... claimed that the military was out of ammunition before he became President,
... created a commission to whitewash American history,
... retweeted anti-Islam videos from one of the most racist people in Britain,
... claimed ludicrously that the Pulse nightclub shooting wouldn’t have happened if someone there had a gun even though there was an armed security guard there,
... hired a senior staffer who cited the non-existent Bowling Green Massacre as a reason to ban Muslims,
... had a press secretary who claimed that Nazi Germany never used chemical weapons even though every sane human being knows they used gas to kill millions of Jews and others,
... bilked the Secret Service for higher than market rates when they had to stay at Trump properties,
... apparently sold pardons on his way out of the White House,
... stripped protective status from 59,000 Haitians,
... falsely claimed Biden wanted to defund the police,
... said that the head of the CDC didn’t know what he was talking about,
... tried to rescind protection from DREAMers,
... gave himself an A+ for his handling of the pandemic,
... tried to start a boycott of Goodyear tires due to an Internet hoax,
... said U.S. rates of COVID would be lower if you didn’t count blue states,
... deported U.S. veterans who served their country but were undocumented,
... claimed he did more for African Americans than any president since Lincoln,
... touted a “super-duper” secret “hydrosonic” missile which may or may not be a new “hypersonic” missile or may not exist at all,
... retweeted a gif calling Biden a pedophile,
... forced through security clearances for his family,
... suggested that police officers should rough up suspects,
... suggested that Biden was on performance-enhancing drugs,
... tried to stop transgender students from being able to use school bathrooms in line with their gender,
... suggested the US not accept COVID patients from a cruise ship because it would make US numbers look higher,
... nominated a climate change sceptic to chair the committee advising the White House on environmental policy,
... retweeted a video doctored to look like Biden had played a song called “Fuck tha Police” at a campaign event,
... hugged a disturbingly large number of U.S. flags,
... accused Democrats of “treason” for not applauding his State of the Union address,
... claimed that the FBI failed to capture the Parkland school shooter because they were “spending too much time” on Russia,
... mocked the testimony of Dr Christine Blasey Ford when she accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault,
... obsessed over low-flow toilets,
... ordered the rerelease of more COVID vaccines when there weren’t any to release,
... called for the construction of a bizarre garden of heroes with statutes of famous dead Americans as well as at least one Canadian (Alex Trebek),
... hijacked Washington’s July 4th celebrations to give a partisan speech,
... took advice from the MyPillow guy,
... claimed that migrants seeking a better life in the US were dangerous caravans of drug dealers and rapists,
... said nothing when Vladimir Putin poisoned a leading opposition figure,
... never seemed to heed the advice of his wife’s “Be Best” campaign,
... falsely claimed that mail-in voting is fraudulent,
... announced a precipitous withdrawal of troops from Syria which not only handed Russia and ISIS a win but also prompted his defense secretary to resign in protest,
... insulted the leader of Canada,
... insulted the leader of France,
... insulted the leader of Britain,
... insulted the leader of Germany,
... insulted the leader of Sweden (Sweden!!),
... falsely claimed credit for getting NATO members to increase their share of dues,
... blew off two Asia summits even though they were held virtually,
... continued lying about spending lots of time at Ground Zero with 9/11 responders,
... said that the Japanese would sit back and watch their “Sony televisions” if the US were ever attacked,
... left a NATO summit early in a huff,
... stared directly into an eclipse even though everyone over the age of 5 knows not to do that,
... called himself a very stable genius despite significant evidence to the contrary,
... refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power and kept his promise,

and a whole bunch of other things I can’t remember at the moment.

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Response to CloudWatcher (Reply #21)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:07 PM

22. Thank you.

My eyes rebel against walls of text and reward me with an instant headache. Thanks for putting it into a readable format.

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Response to CloudWatcher (Reply #21)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:24 PM

29. Thank you!

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Response to CloudWatcher (Reply #21)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 07:58 PM

48. wow, thanks!

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:12 PM

23. Yeah, but he never . . .

wore a tan suit. So, there's that.



Reading this could easily provoke a migraine, even though we witnessed, heard, read about Trump's continuing corruption and utter unfitness for the job. Worst president the United States has ever had. In fact, he was never really a president; he merely played one on TV while mucking up the country, nearly destroying our alliances and becoming a global laughingstock around the world.

Nothing to laugh about here, however, because he provoked, inspired and gave approval to hate throughout 30-35% of our citizenry.

Never forget, never forgive.

Also, never give his enablers another win, anywhere.

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Response to peggysue2 (Reply #23)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 05:09 PM

35. WHY,,,,

do we continue to be hellbound to keep Trump in the headlines........exactly what he wants and is depending on,,,

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Response to Cryptoad (Reply #35)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 10:24 PM

53. You're right, of course

But the reality? This isn't over and it entails far more than Trump headlines or stroking the man's ego.

We can't disappear the last 4-5 years with a magic erasure, not after all the damage. The Trumpists are still in our midst and will attempt to regain power, by hook or by crook. We as Democrats need to hold the line. We need to make sure everyone remembers how important pushing back is through our vote at the local, state and national level. The effort is to prevent Trump and his minions from taking up the reins of power again. Which IMHO would prove fatal to the country. We dodged a bullet this time. I wouldn't bet money on a second round.

What will help dampen Trumpy headlines is Biden's agenda and Building Back Better policies to take root, start making American lives better--getting a handle on Covid (vaccinate, vaccinate, vaccinate); providing American families with relief in their daily lives by reducing food, rent, healthcare anxiety; improving the economy and employment opportunities; getting our schools reopened; ensuring the security and expansion of our voting franchise, etc.

Once some semblance of normalcy returns, institutions are shored up and faith in our governing system is restored, then we can turn our backs on Trump, an old, embittered but toothless foe to democratic principles.

Until then, he remains the troll under the bridge who through enablers and militant supporters tried to set the countryside afire, threatens to do it again.

It's an ugly but important reminder of how close we came, how close we could come again if we don't stay vigilant.



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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:13 PM

24. Couldn't have said it any better/

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:17 PM

25. Whoever wrote that has to learn about periods and carriage returns. I can't read it.

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Response to George II (Reply #25)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 07:40 PM

44. I think that was part of the gag

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:19 PM

26. Yes well, these are just things we KNOW about

Wait till all the stuff we DON'T know about start coming out.


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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #26)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 05:11 PM

36. It's even omitting a lot of what we know about ...

I wonder if some future masochist (er, historian) will do a chronology of all the truly awful things that were done by him or with his tacit approval.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:20 PM

27. Yeah, I'd agree... nt

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:22 PM

28. I do not believe I can face it all in one reading.

I am sure there are things I do not remember and others I have intentionally suppressed.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:42 PM

32. That's great.

He is a disgusting...well more than disgusting. In fact, 'monster' is the only really descriptive word for Trump. Lots more, but 'monster' covers most of it.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 04:47 PM

33. Nice list! Thanks!

That must have taken a while!

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 05:03 PM

34. Picky, picky! All a trifle...

Now, if he had just requested some Dijon mustard!

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 05:19 PM

37. If Obama did just one of these thing hell would've been raised.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 05:25 PM

38. suffice to say: "other than EVERY FUCKING THING" nt

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 05:45 PM

40. --grinned and gave a thumbs up while his wife held a baby orphaned after a mass shooting in El Paso

I know of nothing more despicable than this.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 05:53 PM

41. Did nothing when learning Russia paid Bounties

...for DEAD U.S. Soldiers!

I think that's a bigger that should've turned the RW against him.

Always kissing Putin's ass.

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Response to Duppers (Reply #41)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 07:52 PM

45. Oh yeah-- bounties is a BIG one not on there

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Reply #45)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 08:36 PM

50. Thank you!

Many of things on this long list are too minor, although true, to influence fence-sitters much less a Repub BUT the fact that tRump said nothing, did nothing to even reproach Putin or make our soldiers safer would indeed influence most folks' opinion of him.

Remember this: so many Republicans have never heard of these facts ever before because they are not mentioned by the likes of Hannity or Rush Limbaugh.

And speaking of Slimbaugh, tRump also awarded HIM the Presidential Medal of Freedom, an act which greatly belittled the prestigious award!! Although RW Congressmen were mentioned, this disgusting fact was also left off the list.

I bet we can think of more. 👍


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Response to Duppers (Reply #50)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 10:20 PM

52. yes, indeed. I've come up with about 10 more since I posted this

it's just incredible how many bonkers and awful things that monster put us through.

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 06:08 PM

42. I want a freakin' explanation for covfefe, damnit. He...

... tweeted:

“Despite the constant negative press covfefe" and then claimed it was worded that way intentionally. I NEED to know WTF was up with that!!

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Response to Whiskeytide (Reply #42)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 07:39 PM

43. Forgot about that! Truly weird!

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Response to Whiskeytide (Reply #42)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 07:57 PM

47. my guess is some mini-stroke that they covered up

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 07:55 PM

46. Can you can someone to read this so we can hear it ?

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2021, 08:14 PM

49. Kick & Rec for visibility

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Response to LymphocyteLover (Original post)

Tue Feb 16, 2021, 12:47 PM

54. Kickin'

to read later...still in post traumatic trump (the hump) remission.

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