Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media

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One of the reasons Trump looks miserable is, I believe, that he is trying to look like Churchill. I read that he was trying to look like Churchill even before the 2016 election and that has stuck with me. He thinks if he looks like Churchill, he will look like a statesman. He doesn't get it that one of the reasons Churchill looked like a miserable git is that he had had a stroke and found it hard to smile later in life, and that people admire the photo because of the man Churchill was, not because he was a sourpus.

To Trump its the image that's important. Look at trumps first official photo and the famous photo of Churchill.



Later he changed his official photo to have a big smile which somehow looks even worse on him



Also I've read quite a bit about Churchill and while I cant deny his achievements I don't care for the man at all these days.
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Suranis wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 6:18 am
Also I've read quite a bit about Churchill and while I cant deny his achievements I don't care for the man at all these days
I agree with you about Trump, and I sort of share your general distaste for Churchill. But he was unquestionably the right man at the right moment in history. I'm willing to forgive quite a lot because of his prescience about Hitler at a time when an awful lot of upper-class folks on both sides of the pond (the Duke of Windsor and Joseph Kennedy come readily to mind) were countenancing Hitler as a potential friend. And a lot of books on Churchill are just awful - starting with Boris Johnson's "biography," which ludicrously asserts that Churchill's opposition to Nazism was no more than a cynical political wager rather than a principled stand taken at a time when popular opinion in the UK was overwhelmingly in favor of appeasement in order to avoid another bloodbath like the First World War (and understandably so).

The man was a warmonger, a drunk, a misogynist, and a lout. But he was also the leader Great Britain needed at that time, just as the haughty, privileged cripple from Long Island was the leader the US needed.
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https:// twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1278284552679624705
Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
The Russia Bounty story is just another made up by Fake News tale that is told only to damage me and the Republican Party. The secret source probably does not even exist, just like the story itself. If the discredited @nytimes has a source, reveal it. Just another HOAX!
1:09 PM · Jul 1, 2020
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Funny how the non-existing "secret sources" could reveal factual information not denied by the WH.

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of course daddy had to retwit his greatest son

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RTH10260 wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:47 am
https:// twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1278284552679624705
Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
The Russia Bounty story is just another made up by Fake News tale that is told only to damage me and the Republican Party. The secret source probably does not even exist, just like the story itself. If the discredited @nytimes has a source, reveal it. Just another HOAX!
1:09 PM · Jul 1, 2020
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Funny how the non-existing "secret sources" could reveal factual information not denied by the WH.
Or something like this:
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ME! ME! ME! POOR ME! POOR ME! POOR ME!

https:// twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1277977452187275266
Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
THE LONE WARRIOR!
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Anyone wanna tell him?

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RTH10260 wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:56 am
ME! ME! ME! POOR ME! POOR ME! POOR ME!

https:// twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1277977452187275266
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4:49 PM · Jun 30, 2020
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Cheer up Donald. You may be a lot lonelier in about four months. (I hope.)

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Where are you Roger Ailes?
Feeding the worms

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Image

That image makes me want to check that my wallet is still securely in my pocket.

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Congratulations to
@foxandfriends
on completely dominating the just released morning TV Ratings. Morning Joke, staring Psycho Joe Scarborough on MSDNC, a Concast Company, was a disaster. Even worse was the barely registering
@CNN
mess!

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I sure miss Obama giving his input on the Cable News outlets every few days.
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I sure miss a mature, stable hand on the helm of the ship of state.

Look out! We’ve run aground!
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I loved Biden's presser. It was so refreshing someone speaking like a president and answering questions without bag shit crazy whataboutisms.

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Psycho Joe

MSDNC

Concast

That stuff is so effing childish. That drives me crazy.
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AndyinPA wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:33 pm
Psycho Joe

MSDNC

Concast

That stuff is so effing childish. That drives me crazy.
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AndyinPA wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:33 pm
Psycho Joe

MSDNC

Concast

That stuff is so effing childish. That drives me crazy.
I agree, but unfortunately, that’s exactly what his aim is. Sad he has nothing better to do. :smokeears:
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Sunrise wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:45 pm
AndyinPA wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:33 pm
Psycho Joe

MSDNC

Concast

That stuff is so effing childish. That drives me crazy.
I agree, but unfortunately, that’s exactly what his aim is. Sad he has nothing better to do. :smokeears:
It makes me slightly annoyed. Mostly, though, I just skip over it because it's hard to decipher. I suspect many people, even his followers, have that reaction.
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Let's just make sure we're being real here.

If we owned the franchise for Wendy's in Topeka and he was the night drive thru manager, we'd have fired him years ago.
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Gregg wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:54 pm
Let's just make sure we're being real here.

If we owned the franchise for Wendy's in Topeka and he was the night drive thru manager, we'd have fired him years ago.
That's a responsible job. Why would anyone hire him at that level in the first place?

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Grumpy Old Guy wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:59 pm
Gregg wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:54 pm
Let's just make sure we're being real here.

If we owned the franchise for Wendy's in Topeka and he was the night drive thru manager, we'd have fired him years ago.
That's a responsible job. Why would anyone hire him at that level in the first place?
And besides, even if he could do the job, I'd be concerned with him eating all our profit.

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Copy the post to your Facebook with no mention of who you mean, and see if anyone has any question.
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AndyinPA wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:33 pm
Psycho Joe

MSDNC

Concast

That stuff is so effing childish. That drives me crazy.
He strikes a chord with his base when he speaks and acts childish. Long ago early in his campaign he figured out how to perk their minds.
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Yeah, it really is the...uh...simplicity of it all. Trump cuts to the chase, the raw feelings deep inside in a way that they don't even have to think about it. No nuance, no trappings of grownup, no thought required. Raw mean gut emotion.
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Duurrrrrr


I am not "someone upthread".
Trump needs to be smashed into some kind of inedible orange pâté.

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