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Tue May 12, 2020, 09:38 AM

Trump goes on wild tweetstorm to distract from Fauci testimony

Source: CNN

Hours before his top medical adviser is expected to contradict his assurances that it's safe to reopen America, President Donald Trump is on a Twitter tear amplifying conspiracy theories and covering up for his own racially-tinged rhetoric to distract from his failures during the pandemic.

Trump is making unfounded charges against his predecessor Barack Obama and wading into the row over his treatment of an Asian American journalist ahead of an appearance before a Senate committee by Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious disease specialist, and oral arguments before the Supreme Court about Trump's attempt to keep his financial information and tax returns from Congress and New York prosecutors.

In a preview of his likely testimony, Fauci told The New York Times in an email on Monday night: "If we skip over the checkpoints in the guidelines to: 'Open America Again,' then we risk the danger of multiple outbreaks throughout the country."

"This will not only result in needless suffering and death, but would actually set us back on our quest to return to normal," Fauci continued.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/12/politics/donald-trump-coronavirus-reelection/index.html

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Reply Trump goes on wild tweetstorm to distract from Fauci testimony (Original post)
Zorro May 2020 OP
RKP5637 May 2020 #1
Thomas Hurt May 2020 #2
truthisfreedom May 2020 #4
muriel_volestrangler May 2020 #17
Ferryboat May 2020 #19
smb May 2020 #26
keithbvadu2 May 2020 #28
tavernier May 2020 #29
not fooled May 2020 #34
RKP5637 May 2020 #42
Lonestarblue May 2020 #22
DENVERPOPS May 2020 #31
truthisfreedom May 2020 #6
FoxNewsSucks May 2020 #5
RKP5637 May 2020 #9
LisaM May 2020 #24
RKP5637 May 2020 #27
at140 May 2020 #13
HotTeaBag May 2020 #21
at140 May 2020 #35
Yeehah May 2020 #37
DENVERPOPS May 2020 #32
Dan May 2020 #36
Miguelito Loveless May 2020 #18
RKP5637 May 2020 #20
ancianita May 2020 #23
leftyladyfrommo May 2020 #41
RKP5637 May 2020 #43
truthisfreedom May 2020 #3
RKP5637 May 2020 #11
RKP5637 May 2020 #44
mopinko May 2020 #7
richdj25 May 2020 #8
Mersky May 2020 #10
Sunlei May 2020 #12
at140 May 2020 #14
Sunlei May 2020 #15
47of74 May 2020 #16
TheCowsCameHome May 2020 #25
MissMillie May 2020 #30
SergeStorms May 2020 #33
Haggis for Breakfast May 2020 #38
GETPLANING May 2020 #39
Linda Ed May 2020 #40

Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 09:41 AM

1. When will his cult finally get they are worshiping a crackpot ... probably never. n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #1)

Tue May 12, 2020, 09:44 AM

2. Some will, some will stick with him even after he is a one term loser...

some are willing to die for him and a few will be willing to kill for him.

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Response to Thomas Hurt (Reply #2)

Tue May 12, 2020, 09:45 AM

4. Strangely, the haters are not with him.

The "haters" have turned on 45 simply because he's the incumbent. He's never going to evade prison at this rate. He's gotta be going nuts knowing he's got no escape.


https://www.politico.com/news/2020/05/12/donald-trump-haters-joe-biden-clinton-244629

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Response to truthisfreedom (Reply #4)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:30 AM

17. That definition of "haters" is quite unusual; it means "those who think politicians are worthless"

It does not mean "those with a significant hatred of certain groups of humans", which I think is what most of us would take it to mean.

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Response to truthisfreedom (Reply #4)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:39 AM

19. Your right about doing time

All of the stonewalling on his taxes, credible sexual assaults, and a myriad of other investigations are all coming to a head in the next few months.

Living and doing business as a bullshit artist only goes so far.

A cornered man will do desperate things.

Fearful time for our countrys future.

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Response to Ferryboat (Reply #19)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:51 AM

26. Yep


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Response to smb (Reply #26)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:58 AM

28. Good one!

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Response to smb (Reply #26)

Tue May 12, 2020, 12:25 PM

29. Stealing, sharing!

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Response to smb (Reply #26)

Tue May 12, 2020, 01:33 PM

34. Hahahahahaha

That's great!

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Response to smb (Reply #26)

Wed May 13, 2020, 12:16 PM

42. Excellent!!! K&R!!! n/t

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Response to truthisfreedom (Reply #4)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:34 AM

22. I don't think Trump fears prison.

Nor do I think he will ever go to prison. If he loses the election, he will simply resign a couple of days before January 20 and have President Pence pardon him for ll federal crimes. Unless New York State decides to prosecute him for tax fraud, the payoffs to his sex partners before the election are likely to result in fines rather than prison time. Unfortunate, because no one deserves prison more than Donald Trumpóalong with at least three of his children.

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #22)

Tue May 12, 2020, 01:08 PM

31. And O'Connell

and the Entire RepubliCON senators, Trump's entire administration and appointees. Leavenworth would be overflowing.
Maybe send the top 50 to Colorado's super max to live out their putrid lives.....

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #1)

Tue May 12, 2020, 09:45 AM

5. They're crackpots too.

We just didn't realize how widespread the crackpotism is.

That's what I think every time I see one of the polls that Biden wins 50-42 or similar. It's always presented as good news, because of course, Biden is ahead. But when I look at it I think WTF is wrong with people that it's not 95-5 ?????? How the hell can it be close enough to steal when republicons are behaving criminally and abhorrently right out in the open?

It is a cult, and they are feeble-minded weaklings at their core.

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Response to FoxNewsSucks (Reply #5)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:01 AM

9. We always knew there was a portion of the population that was always off their

rockers, but many also came around to reasonable thinking. This love affair with tRump is shocking in how they cling to such a con artist and a damn fool, as well, despite clear evidence to the contrary of what he says/mumbles/shouts.

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #9)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:43 AM

24. Americans have been prey to con artists for centuries.

It's a weird strain in the American character, that's for sure. We were talking about the Second Great Awakening not too long ago (which is not really taught in our history classes), and that's a perfect example of charlatans and crackpot religions and a desperate need by some percent of the American population to follow in the wake of some charismatic. I would love a deep dive into the reasons for this.

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Response to LisaM (Reply #24)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:51 AM

27. It would make for an interesting thesis. ... maybe someone has ... n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #1)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:09 AM

13. As soon as the stock market crashes, their 401-k's melt away,

and the economy is tanked, the cult will melt away.
All we need to do is delay opening the economy until election time.

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Response to at140 (Reply #13)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:31 AM

21. 'We' need to delay the opening of the economy until election time?

 

I have to assume you are independently wealthy and are hoping to watch everyone else slip into poverty, losing their homes/cars/jobs just so they stop supporting Trump.

That is exactly the talking point that the Right is using against the Left - I never thought anyone actually believed (or would say out loud) that that was worth wishing for.

Nice.

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Response to HotTeaBag (Reply #21)

Tue May 12, 2020, 02:01 PM

35. Only 5 months to election

and there is something called unemployment checks in the meanwhile.

Hey, I was describing the easiest method to get rid of Trump and his cult.
You want to take a chance on him getting re-elected?:

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Response to at140 (Reply #35)

Tue May 12, 2020, 03:37 PM

37. Six months

I'm basically counting down the days at this point.

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Response to at140 (Reply #13)

Tue May 12, 2020, 01:17 PM

32. The things you mentioned are true

But shortly after being corruptly "re-appointed" and keeping the RepubliCON senate majority, they will be full steam ahead on trashing Medicare, Medicaid, and most of all Social Security. THAT is when his Trumphumpers will finally see what a Frankenstein they created. They won't criticize Trump of course, they will blame it on that F***ing Obama.

Carville said it best the night of the election. He was pictured on TV with several Republican Talking Heads and Carville was laughing. They questioned why he should be laughing, the Dem's lost !!!!!!????

He said: "Because the RepubliCON voters are gonna learn their voting has consequences"

U.S. Citizens are about to learn what it feels like to live in China, North Korea, Russia, mid eastern countries, and all the other third world countries around the world.....(or shitholes as Trump describes them!)

I get a chuckle about one thing.......Do these RepubliCONs actually think that Putin will leave them holding ANY position of power once the COUP is finished, and they have all done his biding....???????????



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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #32)

Tue May 12, 2020, 02:40 PM

36. I agree with you, reference Putin...

No one loves a traitor!!!

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #1)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:30 AM

18. How many people poisoned themselves

at Jim Jones request?

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Response to Miguelito Loveless (Reply #18)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:42 AM

20. Yep! They will die for tRump. n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #1)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:42 AM

23. And will SCOTUS join them today.

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #1)

Wed May 13, 2020, 08:05 AM

41. They are worshipping a golden pig. nt

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Response to leftyladyfrommo (Reply #41)

Wed May 13, 2020, 12:18 PM

43. Excellent description!!! "The Golden Pig!" K&R n/t

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 09:44 AM

3. Even his cult is tiring of his antics. Nothing about him is entertaining.

Everyone just wants to get through this somehow. Fauci seems sane to us all.

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Response to truthisfreedom (Reply #3)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:03 AM

11. Absolutely " Fauci seems sane to us all." n/t

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Response to truthisfreedom (Reply #3)

Wed May 13, 2020, 12:20 PM

44. He's boring as hell. His whining, his droning, ripping others, scapegoats, lies, deception

and on and on. He's like a broken record. And that whinny voice of his, like a child.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 09:51 AM

7. please be the hero we need, tony.

speak the truth in your loudest voice, toss a bomb into the room, and walk through that door w your head held up in the best hero saunter you have.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:00 AM

8. If one doesn't do or want access

to twitter, Trump's distractions are pretty much a moot point. I wish more people would pay no attention to that guy. He offers nothing of substance what-so-ever.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:01 AM

10. He had to do something, I mean, to distract from the absurdity

Of watching, say, lamar alexander ask via a remote connection how to convince parents to let down their guard and let their children return to university in Tennessee.

The republicon senatorís study is suitable for his attending this Senate hearing, but ya know, plebes need to pony up their lives for the sake of the appearance of a return to normalcy.

Is precisely where republicon double standard policy-making turns deadly.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:05 AM

12. Twitter should ban/abolish this POS's troll-cowards account once and for all.

Americas 'elected' government should be only on their official White House website.

We sure don't need some basement hiding, troll, keyboard coward trying to role play president. He's killing/has killed through his 'unfitness' hundreds of thousands, probably millions of people. Republican party enables this idiot and people like Fauci should have stood up to him when they had the chance!!

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Response to Sunlei (Reply #12)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:11 AM

14. Twitter probably likes the ratings with the troller-in-chief on board

and cash is king with most businesses.

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Response to at140 (Reply #14)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:18 AM

15. haven't viewed/used twitter in years but of course media uses

......media uses the idiot troll presidents tweets as official government 'news', worthy of headlines-breaking news!

It is my wish for anyone who uses twitter to mark/flag his tweets as garbage.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 10:21 AM

16. Fuck you Jack

 

You could rein in this horseshit now and suspend the fuck stick's account but you're too much a goddamn coward to do so.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:47 AM

25. Watch for him to unload on Dr. Fauci later today

You know he will.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 12:47 PM

30. Not smart enough to realize

that most of us will pay attention to Dr. Fauci, and pay no mind to him.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 01:30 PM

33. Fauci still doesn't realize...

that Trump and the accessory GOP don't give a shit how many people die. This is about Trump getting re-elected, and as far as republicans are concerned, the entire country can die to meet that end.

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #33)

Tue May 12, 2020, 07:20 PM

38. It's not that Tony doesn't realize how these republicans think,

He has been in government for far too long not to understand the lay of the land.

It's just that he listens to a higher power. He always has.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:33 PM

39. One Tweet every seven minutes, for eight hours

Let that sink in for a minute

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 11:39 PM

40. lived through Watergate

Itís very disorienting for those of us who lived through Watergate to realize the following: if you compare Group 1: Nixon/Mitchell/Haldeman and Group 2: Trump/Barr/Kushner, that the first group is undeniably better for America.

copied from another poster but it's worth repeating

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