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retrowire

(10,345 posts)
Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:39 PM Aug 2016

REC THIS IF.... (UPDATE BECAUSE HOLY SHIT)

Last edited Tue Aug 9, 2016, 08:55 PM - Edit history (3)

You think the whole world should have turned Trump away the day he said the comment about Mexican immigrants during his announcement speech.

Also rec this if you are fucking amazed that he's gotten this far without getting put down by the media and SOMEHOW the Khan family gaffe seems to be the thing the media finally feels the need to press him on.

UPDATE: Rec this if you're fucking amazed the Khan family event didn't do him in and now the nation is outraged at his second amendment comments! What the actual fuck! Is anything going to actually happen this time?


Holy shit.

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REC THIS IF.... (UPDATE BECAUSE HOLY SHIT) (Original Post) retrowire Aug 2016 OP
They should have turned away when he started barking his birther crap years ago... think Aug 2016 #1
He should have been voted off the planet years ago ashling Aug 2016 #25
Trumps investigators are going to have that stuff on Obama any day now! Hissyspit Aug 2016 #26
....and the birth certificate has gone missing. (eom) StevieM Aug 2016 #36
Trump is his worst enemy. Thinkingabout Aug 2016 #2
He's also, 2naSalit Aug 2016 #18
holy shit is right. MasonDreams Aug 2016 #3
Actually, he didn't say it in a debate, 2naSalit Aug 2016 #19
No but he did talk about the size of his dick on live tv Glamrock Aug 2016 #23
Yup... 2naSalit Aug 2016 #33
i'm amazed some republicans and the media aren't just digging in like usual. unblock Aug 2016 #4
Shame on them for keeping quiet ailsagirl Aug 2016 #7
Huh. That actually makes some sense. AllyCat Aug 2016 #8
he should have been turned away the day he said he wanted to run for prez Skittles Aug 2016 #5
The World... jbeing Aug 2016 #6
Saw this on twitter, cited over at Talking Points Memo. vlakitti Aug 2016 #9
I've been gobsmacked since he started running. -Steph- Aug 2016 #10
We really need to hit CNN and especially MSNBC's Morning Joe for giving Trump the free press and glennward Aug 2016 #11
Yup. 24/7 loop of all Trump all the time TV newz. misterhighwasted Aug 2016 #17
Except - I'm starting to wish the calls to remove him would subside. calimary Aug 2016 #12
A lot of this ^^^^^ Saviolo Aug 2016 #21
pence reminds me of heaven05 Aug 2016 #22
Wait for it, wait for it... a big bullshit about to blow, I'm rather enjoying the spectacle until lonestarnot Aug 2016 #13
His imitation of the disabled reporter is what sticks in my mind. MoonRiver Aug 2016 #14
that really should have been absolutely unforgiveable renate Aug 2016 #30
They have to be heartless scum. MoonRiver Aug 2016 #31
The media from which I get my news has repeatedly criticized and exposed Trump Nitram Aug 2016 #15
Many secretly wanted the Republicans to be trapped with this psychopath as their nominee Dem2 Aug 2016 #16
K&R nt ProudProgressiveNow Aug 2016 #20
From Day One, His Hair Was The Most Disturbing Aspect Of His Narcissistic Personality Disorder! Stainless Aug 2016 #24
And to think the "media" derailed a Democratic campaign for a YeeHaw MagickMuffin Aug 2016 #27
I want to know... mgardener Aug 2016 #28
If we really had a liberal media, Trump wouldn't have made it past the straw poll. Initech Aug 2016 #29
He stepped off a cliff when he disparaged a Gold Star family! Bill USA Aug 2016 #32
after today's veiled death threat retrowire Aug 2016 #34
The SOB ought to be getting the third degree in a windowless cubicle someplace workinclasszero Aug 2016 #35
The polls clearly show he already lose a lot of people because of the Khan thing ProudToBeBlueInRhody Aug 2016 #37
He's already into them, when he gets less than 40 on a LV poll he's eating into the automatic... uponit7771 Aug 2016 #38
The Trump Trot. A corrolary to the Gallop Gish. Tommy_Carcetti Aug 2016 #39

ashling

(25,771 posts)
25. He should have been voted off the planet years ago
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 02:14 PM
Aug 2016

when he started putting his name in Gold letters on everything

MasonDreams

(756 posts)
3. holy shit is right.
Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:18 PM
Aug 2016

he actually said "bleeding from whereever" in a "debate" on national TV. A national disgrace and international embarrassment, and that's an understatement.
Where was the free press? I can only assume they were paid for.

2naSalit

(87,072 posts)
19. Actually, he didn't say it in a debate,
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 10:01 AM
Aug 2016

That was one of his gratis interviews after he whined about the allegedly tough question she (Megan Kelly) asked him.

Glamrock

(11,803 posts)
23. No but he did talk about the size of his dick on live tv
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 02:06 PM
Aug 2016

during a presidential debate. Real class act that one.

2naSalit

(87,072 posts)
33. Yup...
Thu Aug 4, 2016, 09:25 AM
Aug 2016

I have no argument on that point. He is the lowest of the low. I wouldn't trust him to flush the toilet after I used it.

unblock

(52,552 posts)
4. i'm amazed some republicans and the media aren't just digging in like usual.
Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:22 PM
Aug 2016

seriously, republicans have said outrageous, bigoted, racist, sexist, xenophobic, homophobic, idiotic crap from the days of nixon, then they amped it up with reagan and gingrich, then they amped it up more under shrub, then they amped it up still more under obama.

they've always said things that seemed "too much", but they never apologize, they either double down or move on.

i really don't understand what it is about trump's statements that finally got them to say, no, we can't double down or dig in on this one.


actually, i think i may have an idea. it's not the statements at all. if a party loyalist had said any or all of trump's crap they'd be defending it as usual.

it's the fact that trump himself is not a party loyalist, he's not shown himself capable of heeding to the party line. they can't control him, they can't trust him.

maybe that's why they're not defending him.

jbeing

(171 posts)
6. The World...
Tue Aug 2, 2016, 09:32 PM
Aug 2016

doesn't turn around Tronald Dump.

His sound and fury does make heads turn, because everyone wants to see who dealt it. He is the Fart of the Deal. He is not silent, but he is deadly.

Dump stunk up the Republican Party (That was an accomplishment in itself). Now, he wants to the same to the American people.

I rec your post in the hopes that he won't be given the opportunity to wreck our country.


-Steph-

(409 posts)
10. I've been gobsmacked since he started running.
Tue Aug 2, 2016, 10:46 PM
Aug 2016

For the longest time I felt like the media, for the most part, was not only giving him a free pass, but actually legitimizing his run in certain ways and lending credence to it. I'm uncomfortable with their role in him even securing the nomination. I guess ratings trump everything else, even if it's to the detriment of our country.

Only now that the's secured the nomination does it seem like they are willing to go after him on certain things a little bit.

 

glennward

(989 posts)
11. We really need to hit CNN and especially MSNBC's Morning Joe for giving Trump the free press and
Tue Aug 2, 2016, 10:51 PM
Aug 2016

forum. Every friggin morning it was all about Trump, calling in and the pundit crew fawning all over him.
They are the reason for the crazy season. FOX we can just ignore because we know where they were coming from all along.

I say we start a Twitter bomb and e-mail bomb to CNN and MSNBC reminding them that we don't appreciate what they did. By headlining Trump so much they have emboldened the most hateful characters among us and endangered our nation. Seriously.

calimary

(81,637 posts)
12. Except - I'm starting to wish the calls to remove him would subside.
Tue Aug 2, 2016, 11:24 PM
Aug 2016

I think we should keep him in the race. Other CONS who'd step in to replace him might be harder to beat. And I don't trust Pence farther than I can throw my house. NO religious extremist should be anywhere near the reins of power. Regardless how "reasonable" and "normal" he seems. He's a stealth nightmare dressed in nice-guy clothing.

Saviolo

(3,288 posts)
21. A lot of this ^^^^^
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 01:01 PM
Aug 2016

After all of Trump's antics, anyone else stepping into the role can point to that craziness and just say, "Hey! I'm totally respectable! I've never once mentioned my penis on national TV, and I also don't think we should be able to nuke anyone we want! I'm a totally rational choice compared to that crazy guy!"

There would certainly be a contingent of Trump's die-hard supporters who would fly off the handle. I think we'd probably hear from Alex Jones and Roger Stone. But by and large, I suspect that the GOP-at-large would breathe a deep sigh of relief and come back to whoever it was with much relief.

And I guarantee, anyone they put in that spot will be -just- as backwards and dangerous on women's health, the environment, LGBTQ issues, immigration, and foreign intervention as Trump, just with an air of respectability.

 

heaven05

(18,124 posts)
22. pence reminds me of
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 01:14 PM
Aug 2016

gov. leadpoisoningsnyder of mich. Seems like a nice person and he's nothing but a dressed up evil spirit.

 

lonestarnot

(77,097 posts)
13. Wait for it, wait for it... a big bullshit about to blow, I'm rather enjoying the spectacle until
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 06:45 AM
Aug 2016

its grand finale.

MoonRiver

(36,926 posts)
14. His imitation of the disabled reporter is what sticks in my mind.
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 06:56 AM
Aug 2016

It was the most vicious, crass and disrespectful spectacle I have EVER witnessed from a politician. If a child in elementary school did the same thing, s/he would have been sternly disciplined. Parents would have been called, and if the imitation were in reaction to another child, like Rump's was, there might have been in or out school suspension. As someone who has worked with children with disabilities for 35 years, it was almost unbelievable for me to watch. And yet he got the Republican nomination for president!

renate

(13,776 posts)
30. that really should have been absolutely unforgiveable
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 08:08 PM
Aug 2016

It says so much about his supporters that they considered that display perfectly okay.

Nitram

(23,037 posts)
15. The media from which I get my news has repeatedly criticized and exposed Trump
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 08:40 AM
Aug 2016

from the very beginning. Of course, I don't watch TV.

Dem2

(8,168 posts)
16. Many secretly wanted the Republicans to be trapped with this psychopath as their nominee
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 08:56 AM
Aug 2016

Media included.

Also, the media is part of the "hated establishment", their criticisms of Trump were brushed aside in the same way so many here dismiss the media.

We are hoisted upon our own petard. Methinks we complain too much.

Stainless

(718 posts)
24. From Day One, His Hair Was The Most Disturbing Aspect Of His Narcissistic Personality Disorder!
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 02:12 PM
Aug 2016

His lack of self-control in every thing he says and everything he does is a red flag to anyone capable of rational thought and logic. "Unfit to be President" doesn't begin to describe how truly vicious and sick Trump truly is.

MagickMuffin

(15,998 posts)
27. And to think the "media" derailed a Democratic campaign for a YeeHaw
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 04:20 PM
Aug 2016

Howard Dean got blasted by the media for his enthusiastic YeeHaw scream!

mgardener

(1,828 posts)
28. I want to know...
Wed Aug 3, 2016, 05:48 PM
Aug 2016

And no one is talking about it or questioning him about his businesses and how he will remove himself from running them if elected.
He does know he can't do both right?

And why are we as a people not demanding his tax returns? I want to know after his Putin/Crimea remarks if he has financial dealing with Russians and the Saudi's.
He is NOT transparent with his financial dealings.

 

workinclasszero

(28,270 posts)
35. The SOB ought to be getting the third degree in a windowless cubicle someplace
Tue Aug 9, 2016, 08:44 PM
Aug 2016

by the Secret Service!

What a POS Trump really is! Putin must be proud of his boy!

ProudToBeBlueInRhody

(16,399 posts)
37. The polls clearly show he already lose a lot of people because of the Khan thing
Tue Aug 9, 2016, 09:32 PM
Aug 2016

He's now on the verge of not even getting the people who just vote Republican without thinking.

uponit7771

(90,378 posts)
38. He's already into them, when he gets less than 40 on a LV poll he's eating into the automatic...
Tue Aug 9, 2016, 11:13 PM
Aug 2016

... GOP vote.

This guys a useless jerk

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