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DemocratSinceBirth

(99,822 posts)
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 09:48 AM Jan 2017

It's on !!!! Comrade Drumpf took the bait and attacks civil rights icon John Lewis !!!

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/820251730407473153

Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district, which is in horrible shape and falling apart (not to......


https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/820255947956383744

mention crime infested) rather than falsely complaining about the election results. All talk, talk, talk - no action or results. Sad!


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It's on !!!! Comrade Drumpf took the bait and attacks civil rights icon John Lewis !!! (Original Post) DemocratSinceBirth Jan 2017 OP
Lawrence O'Donnell said about Trump madaboutharry Jan 2017 #1
If we're lucky he will escalate it and it will be in the news through the Inaugural. DemocratSinceBirth Jan 2017 #3
They were saying that John Lewis was too revered for even the drumpf team to take on. femmocrat Jan 2017 #7
Trump probably doesn't know Lewis' history NewJeffCT Jan 2017 #12
I think you hit the nail right on the head there! AgadorSparticus Jan 2017 #16
People who were "swayed" to vote for Trumpy Eyeball_Kid Jan 2017 #30
Are you saying that Trump is Beck? KittyWampus Jan 2017 #37
+1 nt ProudProgressiveNow Jan 2017 #36
Others around him probably tried to get him to ignore it JI7 Jan 2017 #46
They probaby can't babysit him when he takes those middle of the nights dumps and tweets Raine Jan 2017 #48
Ivanka hasn't moved in next door yet. She'll probably Ilsa Jan 2017 #50
Don't you just love it, I like seeing his angry tweets, plays the game well. Thinkingabout Jan 2017 #2
At first I thought Twitter should delete his account. Now I realize how wrong I was. KittyWampus Jan 2017 #38
It provides a never ending record of his thinking. It shows his anger, I like Thinkingabout Jan 2017 #45
Trump is a shit-bug; John Lewis is a giant among men; a hero. Trump's cabinet is full of criminals, NBachers Jan 2017 #4
This is going to be like shooting fish in a barrel . . . hatrack Jan 2017 #5
+1 uponit7771 Jan 2017 #23
Also notice madaboutharry Jan 2017 #6
How easily he's baited! Buckeye_Democrat Jan 2017 #8
Orange Menace is a concern troll. Sad! deminks Jan 2017 #9
Trump can NEVER allow anyone to say something bad about him - without fighting back. That is Laura PourMeADrink Jan 2017 #10
Yep. n/t Buckeye_Democrat Jan 2017 #11
Agree Rorey Jan 2017 #15
Agreed. So easy to have someone suggest it to him and for him to take bait. KittyWampus Jan 2017 #39
that is why he remembers the germ part Laura PourMeADrink Jan 2017 #47
What a jerk mgardener Jan 2017 #13
Sadly it wasn't just the republicans who "elected" him Rorey Jan 2017 #14
good rant heaven05 Jan 2017 #20
I can one-up you on that Rorey Jan 2017 #24
I sure do hope heaven05 Jan 2017 #55
Thank you. Rorey Jan 2017 #56
John Lewis' District??? Zambero Jan 2017 #17
Not nearly as crime-infested as his administration. (nt) ehrnst Jan 2017 #18
Good one Phoenix61 Jan 2017 #22
excellent retort! KittyWampus Jan 2017 #40
Not even close. He is populating the swamp. Dark n Stormy Knight Jan 2017 #44
As a young man . . . OldRedneck Jan 2017 #19
Well, at the least trump will be remembered for how sick his brain is Rorey Jan 2017 #26
In answer to your question... CincyDem Jan 2017 #29
My goodness True Dough Jan 2017 #54
How dare him. Could backfire though. Glimmer of Hope Jan 2017 #21
Trump Logic: Black he must represent a falling apart "crime infested" district. SaschaHM Jan 2017 #25
Is he going to end all of his "Tweets" with Sad! Lifelong Protester Jan 2017 #27
tRump is messing around bdamomma Jan 2017 #28
What a weak, pathetic man Trump is. smirkymonkey Jan 2017 #31
Nothing is "on" retrowire Jan 2017 #32
That's mind blowing. It's clear Der Fuhrer has no idea who John Lewis is. Vinca Jan 2017 #33
HE DID NOT WRITE THOSE!!! 2naSalit Jan 2017 #34
Keep it up Perv-Man. You're going to get MAJOR blowback for your itchy-trigger, tweet fingers PearliePoo2 Jan 2017 #35
My reply: liberaltrucker Jan 2017 #41
Go fuck yourself, Dump. roamer65 Jan 2017 #42
that will energize his base and most conservatives..... bowens43 Jan 2017 #43
4:50 am for the first one. politicat Jan 2017 #49
finally, a republican complaining about the shape of a district! unblock Jan 2017 #51
Trump is truly ignorant Gothmog Jan 2017 #52
K&R Gothmog Jan 2017 #53

madaboutharry

(40,550 posts)
1. Lawrence O'Donnell said about Trump
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 09:53 AM
Jan 2017

that he hadn't responded to John Lewis as of last night. David Corn said we weren't out of the woods and we would have to see in the morning!

DemocratSinceBirth

(99,822 posts)
3. If we're lucky he will escalate it and it will be in the news through the Inaugural.
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 09:57 AM
Jan 2017

it also draws attention to his collaboration with Vladimir Putin and incidentally James Comey.

femmocrat

(28,394 posts)
7. They were saying that John Lewis was too revered for even the drumpf team to take on.
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 10:00 AM
Jan 2017

Guess they couldn't babysit him all night. I'm out of insults for that lunatic.

NewJeffCT

(56,832 posts)
12. Trump probably doesn't know Lewis' history
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 10:13 AM
Jan 2017

probably thinks of him as just a black inner-city congressman.

Eyeball_Kid

(7,517 posts)
30. People who were "swayed" to vote for Trumpy
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 12:25 PM
Jan 2017

should be backing away by the hundreds of thousands by now. Those who thought that they were taking a chance cannot be happy with Trumpy's conduct. His behavior is outrageous, unbefitting a president, and very predictable. When news anchors are joking about when Trumpy will go on another twitter jag, you know he's in trouble.

Trumpy hates. It's in his personality. He does a lot of hating. If anyone doesn't think he's their living, breathing orgasm, he hates them in return. If he's not adored and worshipped, then "they" have a problem and they deserve to be belittled and denigrated.

That's Trumpy.

This phenomenon is something like the glowing popularity that takes place with a musician or group that breaks through the public consciousness with a big musical hit, but then veers off into obscure musical genres and loses that once-excited audience. Trumpy had a sensational entrance into the national political scene, but is now cementing his image as a vindictive, arrogant, deceptive, and petulant asshole-- not to mention the fact that he can't stop lying. And BECAUSE there are portions of the press that are still "free", Trumpy's reactive tendencies are becoming more rigid and even more predictable. He's developing a caricature of himself. Only those rabid "true believers" will be left standing with Trumpy within a year. He will fight his own self-made image until he destroys himself.

Early in Trumpy's campaign, when writers were expressing concern that Trumpy was mentally unstable with a personality disorder, THIS is what they were predicting.

JI7

(89,653 posts)
46. Others around him probably tried to get him to ignore it
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 06:51 PM
Jan 2017

and not respond but he could not control himself.

Raine

(30,565 posts)
48. They probaby can't babysit him when he takes those middle of the nights dumps and tweets
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 07:55 PM
Jan 2017

from his golden throne toilet.

Ilsa

(61,842 posts)
50. Ivanka hasn't moved in next door yet. She'll probably
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 08:39 PM
Jan 2017

Be his designated handler to guard against his stupidity.

Thinkingabout

(30,058 posts)
45. It provides a never ending record of his thinking. It shows his anger, I like
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 06:46 PM
Jan 2017

Knowing someone is getting under his thin skin.

NBachers

(17,460 posts)
4. Trump is a shit-bug; John Lewis is a giant among men; a hero. Trump's cabinet is full of criminals,
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 09:59 AM
Jan 2017

miscreants, and disturbed sociopaths.

John Lewis speaks more truth in his farts than Donald Trump has ever spoken in his entire life.

hatrack

(59,890 posts)
5. This is going to be like shooting fish in a barrel . . .
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 09:59 AM
Jan 2017

So easy to goad the Royal Pantload!

So simple to enrage the Howling Melon!

Such a snap to sting the Hemorrhoidal Pumpkin!

Buckeye_Democrat

(14,909 posts)
8. How easily he's baited!
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 10:03 AM
Jan 2017

It's sad that South Park may not be too inaccurate!

"You're a little bitch President. You're too scared to bomb anybody."

 

Laura PourMeADrink

(42,770 posts)
10. Trump can NEVER allow anyone to say something bad about him - without fighting back. That is
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 10:09 AM
Jan 2017

why I truly believe the story about him defiling the bed Obama slept in.

2009 - Obama's stayed in Ritz Carleton Hotel Moscow (fact)
2011 - Obama humiliates Trump at Correspondent's dinner
2013 - Trump takes the bait and defiles the bed O slept in.

Rorey

(8,467 posts)
15. Agree
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 10:41 AM
Jan 2017

Even without trump's business conflicts, he's easily manipulated because of his thin skin and defective personality.

 

Laura PourMeADrink

(42,770 posts)
47. that is why he remembers the germ part
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 06:53 PM
Jan 2017

He probably said that to the Russians when they told him what they had set up. The said ..oh no worries comrade.

mgardener

(1,851 posts)
13. What a jerk
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 10:23 AM
Jan 2017

Trump is.
An embarrassment to this country.
Thanks republicans. You have elected a whiney boy child.

Rorey

(8,467 posts)
14. Sadly it wasn't just the republicans who "elected" him
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 10:37 AM
Jan 2017

It was also every idiot who didn't bother to educate themselves. It was every idiot who didn't vote at all. We had a binary choice this election. If someone didn't vote for Hillary Clinton they did, in effect, vote for trump. I know you know that, but I just have to rant.

 

heaven05

(18,124 posts)
20. good rant
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 11:28 AM
Jan 2017

I've got two ex associates, can't call them friends, who one didn't vote for HRC or the trumpfuhrer, but the third party candidate and the other voted for his fuhrer. They are both now sure they blew it. Every time I see them in public I just shake my head and keep walking. Their texts are pathetic. I will start my laughing to shame them in public as soon as the orange fuhrer is inaugurated. And these two are college educated, informed individuals who have turned out to be "idiots".

Rorey

(8,467 posts)
24. I can one-up you on that
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 12:08 PM
Jan 2017

I'm married to one of those idiots. He voted for trump, and we're still fighting about it. Because we're so intertwined as far as business goes, I'm trying very hard to bide my time until he can no longer deny what a colossal mistake he made and how stupid he has been. If he doesn't come around, I'm going to have to face the fact that we're going to have to dissolve everything and go our separate ways. Not something I really want to do at this stage of my life. Sometimes I really do wonder if he's got some early dementia going on.

At least your ex associates know they blew it. I'm convinced, or at least hopeful, that in very short time a whole lot more people will realize how big they blew it and we can start digging our way out of this hell.

 

heaven05

(18,124 posts)
55. I sure do hope
Sun Jan 15, 2017, 10:14 AM
Jan 2017

a reconciliation can happen or at the least, some love can survive this created monster that is getting ready to run amok among decent people. I see where they might throw the press out of the WH because of "fake" news reports on the fuhrer. Well they went a long way in creating this frankenstein monster by NOT covering the truth about this execration, let them all reap what they have sown. Just too bad we are going to reap when we had not a damn thing to do with this abomination ready to walk into 1600. Good luck, I mean it, in everything.

Rorey

(8,467 posts)
56. Thank you.
Sun Jan 15, 2017, 10:57 AM
Jan 2017

It's taking a lot of self-discipline to keep from saying "I told you so" with each new blunder or horror from trump. My husband does shake his head and talk about how childish trump is, so maybe there's hope. It does help that all of my kids are well grounded and intelligent and anti-trump, and so are most of our friends.

The thing that set my husband off so much is that he's a retired union worker. He has been mad about NAFTA, and of course trump said he would get rid of NAFTA. The thing I've tried to explain to him is that even if trump wasn't just talking out of his ass and cared about the issues, he can't get rid of NAFTA. Only Congress can do it, and we have a Republican congress and they're the ones who pushed it through in the first place. Now my husband is against all free trade, without really studying the issue and realizing the many facets. I've tried to explain to him that when trump goes around making his little "deals" with companies it's really all for show. Even if/when the companies come back to the U.S., they're not going to bring back the factories as they once were. Not in this age of technology.

My husband's biggest problem is that he doesn't study the issues. He just comes to easy conclusions based on little information. You know, like a trump supporter. It's really, really hard not to use the word "stupid".

Zambero

(9,056 posts)
17. John Lewis' District???
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 10:54 AM
Jan 2017

Someone should remind Trump that the scope of his influence will soon encapsulate all 435 Congressional Districts, and the attendant problems that each of them face. Fixing and helping he says? Dismantling a program that provides 20 million citizens with health care, with no viable replacement in the works, does not seem like a good way to start. Break it and you will most assuredly own it Mr. Trump.

 

OldRedneck

(1,397 posts)
19. As a young man . . .
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 11:02 AM
Jan 2017

. . . John Lewis was on the front lines of the Selma-Montgomery march where he was beaten with clubs by Alabama state troopers, suffering a fractured skull.

I was a college student at a small state college in Alabama in the 1960's. Three of us went to Montgomery for the end of the March where I was honored to shake hands with John Lewis and Rosa Parks.

When he leaves us, John Lewis will be seated on the right hand of Martin Luther King . . . who sits on the right hand of God Almighty.

SOMEONE TELL ME WHATTHEFUCK DONALD TRUMP HAS EVER DONE THAT WILL BE REMEMBERED??

Rorey

(8,467 posts)
26. Well, at the least trump will be remembered for how sick his brain is
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 12:11 PM
Jan 2017

He'll be remembered as a traitor, for sure.

Hopefully he won't be remembered for destroying our country beyond repair.

CincyDem

(6,621 posts)
29. In answer to your question...
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 12:23 PM
Jan 2017


DJT will be remembered as the president who knowingly accepted proactive support from Russia in support of their agenda vs. that of the American people. He will be remember as the charlatan who sold us out to balance his personal debts.

also - re: Lewis. Amen to that. Right hand of the right hand.

True Dough

(17,773 posts)
54. My goodness
Sun Jan 15, 2017, 03:57 AM
Jan 2017

Donald Trump was a recipient of a Purple Heart. He had to stand on a stage to get it. And he mentioned how badly he always wanted one.

What more could you ask of a patriot?

SaschaHM

(2,897 posts)
25. Trump Logic: Black he must represent a falling apart "crime infested" district.
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 12:10 PM
Jan 2017

As many people are pointing out on twitter, that's not the case.

bdamomma

(64,598 posts)
28. tRump is messing around
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 12:16 PM
Jan 2017

with the wrong person. Yes he was right about having enemies I see more he is a petulant little SOB.

Fucking stupid man, he will be choking on all his lies soon.

2naSalit

(89,022 posts)
34. HE DID NOT WRITE THOSE!!!
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 12:46 PM
Jan 2017

This is written in complete sentences... the cabal knows that we expect a response due to recent tradition, therefore, someone had to write something... he did not key that in.

PearliePoo2

(7,768 posts)
35. Keep it up Perv-Man. You're going to get MAJOR blowback for your itchy-trigger, tweet fingers
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 01:12 PM
Jan 2017

Trashing John Lewis is going to get some major, scalding HEAT for you.
Your floundering, free-falling approval numbers are already the lowest in HISTORY for a newly elected 'ANYONE'. For a vain egomaniac, who craves approval and poll numbers like a meth-head junkie, you're in for a major, flaming, fireball crash to oblivion. Enjoy the ride, asshole. We will be rid of you and the planet will be better for it.

liberaltrucker

(9,131 posts)
41. My reply:
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 01:29 PM
Jan 2017

"STFU, Chump. You, sir, are not fit to shine this man's shoes. Pathetic!"

Hope I wasn't too respectful.

 

bowens43

(16,064 posts)
43. that will energize his base and most conservatives.....
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 01:59 PM
Jan 2017

make no mistake , they are ALL f*cking deplorable.

politicat

(9,808 posts)
49. 4:50 am for the first one.
Sat Jan 14, 2017, 08:32 PM
Jan 2017

Either up all night or didn't sleep well and just couldn't resist.

What a waste of molecules.

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