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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1050 on: July 18, 2018, 11:12:35 AM »
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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1051 on: July 18, 2018, 11:16:47 AM »
Should this thread be renamed?
I mean, in terms of bullshit who outranks him?
I don't know how to word it, maybe: Really Big Biggest King of Bullshit Ever
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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1052 on: July 18, 2018, 12:58:40 PM »
It was a historical reference--the OP links to a piece examining Trump's authoritarian tendencies and those of his supporters.

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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1053 on: July 18, 2018, 01:23:09 PM »
It was a historical reference--the OP links to a piece examining Trump's authoritarian tendencies and those of his supporters.

OK, I didn't and don't really expect to change the name of the thread but I'm still going offer and invite options.

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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1054 on: July 18, 2018, 01:30:55 PM »
Is it still a thing that parents tell their (male) kids they can grow up to be president?

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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1055 on: July 18, 2018, 02:31:21 PM »
As ever the Brits are inventive and sometimes outspoken despite their gentile and respectable heritage.  See here.....https://extranewsfeed.com/30-nasty-british-nicknames-for-donald-trump-you-wont-be-hearing-on-the-bbc-6a99e294856b

I do belive he missed "Tangerine Turd".

Oh, can I offer, "America's Embarrassment"?

How about, "Tangerine Toad"? (I do like aliterations). So, "Orange Orifice" . . . "America's Asshole" . . . "Tangerine Twat" . . .

Or "Mango Mussolini"

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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1056 on: July 18, 2018, 03:05:41 PM »
Is it still a thing that parents tell their (male) kids they can grow up to be president?

Excellent, I can buy lease a series of stunning East European wives fuck up repeatedly and just roll on  :) :) :)

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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1057 on: July 23, 2018, 02:29:02 PM »
Well, judging on Dump's past performance with NK . . . Could be that the exchance of rhetoric (hoping that's all it is) between him and Iran's Rouhani could mean they will be the best of buddies in a few months.

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US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have traded hostile warnings, amid rising tensions between the two countries.

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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1058 on: August 01, 2018, 10:00:47 PM »
The Orange Dumpster is trying even harder to dump Mueller - the fox must be getting too close to where the chickens roost.

Sessions, due to his own rather suspect actions, has "redacted" himself from the matter, for fear of being accused of having conflict of interest? So his deputy might have the job - poisoned chalice?

Any ideas on what the effect on the split in public opinion might be if the Russia probe is dropped in this way? An even bigger rift? Are there enough still honourable Republicans, in and out of Congress, to split that party seriously at such an act of White House power over such an important investigation?

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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1059 on: August 01, 2018, 10:59:29 PM »
There have been no indications that Rosenstein (Sessions' deputy, Mueller's supervisor due to Sessions recusing himself) is amenable to shutting Mueller down. For several months there has been speculation that if it comes down to it, Trump would fire Rosenstein in order to get somebody in a position to close the Mueller investigation. A similar action by Nixon not only didn't work, but perhaps hastened the end of his presidency.

Personally I want Trump to stay in office until at least the last year of his term. Pence wouldn't be an improvement in my opinion; perhaps he'd be worse than Trump. However, if he becomes president late in Trump's term under the shadow of a Trump disgrace, he wouldn't have time to do much more damage, and would be very unlikely to get elected.
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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1060 on: August 02, 2018, 08:03:35 PM »
Oddly, Sessions turns out to be providing a valuable service.  I can't believe he has stayed there, but his presence, and his apparent loyalty to his own staff, have shielded Mueller's investigation.  Another AG might not have hung in there.  I don't agree with most of his stances, but at least he has protected Rosenstein, and therefore Mueller.

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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1061 on: August 02, 2018, 08:04:58 PM »
There have been no indications that Rosenstein (Sessions' deputy, Mueller's supervisor due to Sessions recusing himself) is amenable to shutting Mueller down. For several months there has been speculation that if it comes down to it, Trump would fire Rosenstein in order to get somebody in a position to close the Mueller investigation. A similar action by Nixon not only didn't work, but perhaps hastened the end of his presidency.

Personally I want Trump to stay in office until at least the last year of his term. Pence wouldn't be an improvement in my opinion; perhaps he'd be worse than Trump. However, if he becomes president late in Trump's term under the shadow of a Trump disgrace, he wouldn't have time to do much more damage, and would be very unlikely to get elected.

As you say Pence could do more damage that Trump.
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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1062 on: August 06, 2018, 02:10:54 PM »
Donald J. Trump does have a genius quality to him...

He never explains anything he says or does. He lets others do it for him.

Can it be that simple?

http://www.joesdump.com/2018/08/06/genius-trump/


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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1063 on: August 06, 2018, 04:56:41 PM »
There have been no indications that Rosenstein (Sessions' deputy, Mueller's supervisor due to Sessions recusing himself) is amenable to shutting Mueller down. For several months there has been speculation that if it comes down to it, Trump would fire Rosenstein in order to get somebody in a position to close the Mueller investigation. A similar action by Nixon not only didn't work, but perhaps hastened the end of his presidency.

Personally I want Trump to stay in office until at least the last year of his term. Pence wouldn't be an improvement in my opinion; perhaps he'd be worse than Trump. However, if he becomes president late in Trump's term under the shadow of a Trump disgrace, he wouldn't have time to do much more damage, and would be very unlikely to get elected.

As you say Pence could do more damage that Trump.

But he would never be re-elected. He would not excite the Trump base, and he really has no national appeal.  He's kinda colorless.

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Re: Duke of Bullshit: "The" Donald
« Reply #1064 on: August 23, 2018, 03:09:14 AM »
Fox news comeback.............https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSd8ellS52M      Reality for the MAGA people to chew on.