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Old 08-10-2019, 09:54 PM
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Trump has no shame (or soul)


Maybe this could go in one of the other Trump Pit threads, but this needs its own.

Here is the President of the United States of America grinning and giving a thumbs-up to his fans while he holds the two-month-old orphaned son of two Americans whose murders his bile fomented.

There really is no bottom.
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Here is the President of the United States of America grinning and giving a thumbs-up to his fans while he holds the two-month-old orphaned son of two Americans whose murders his bile fomented.

No it isn't.
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OK. Melania is holding the kid.
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Old 08-11-2019, 12:01 AM
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Nothing we didn't already know about him. I can't wait to vote next year.
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What am I seeing here that is incorrect and/or terrible? Perhaps your interpretation of it is slightly different.
What exactly is he supposed to be doing in a situation like that?

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I think I've heard at least two news show commentators call Trump a sociopath in the last couple days because of the photo.

A Google search confirms David Brooks on the PBS News Hour (video clip on this page). I think the second was on Saturday Night Politics that's hosted by Donny Deutsch.

Of course, the same search shows that people have been describing Trump as a sociopath for years and some of these are people who know him well like Donny Deutsch (MSNBC's Donny Deutsch: President Trump Is "A Sociopath") and Tony Schwartz, the writer of The Art of the Deal (Trump’s Ghostwriter: He’s a Sociopath).

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To get ready for season 2 of Mindhunter on Netflix this week I decided to revisit season 1.

Episode 3 ends like this: Mindhunter
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Some context to explain a bit, the child was there with his uncle (who is now caring for him since the child’s parents are dead). He himself is a Trump supporter and brought the child there specifically to show his support. Trump is pleased to find someone that close to the tragedy who is still a fan of his.

That explains it, it doesn’t make it okay at all. Even a tiny bit. A “leader” with even a drop of integrity would recognize how somber such a situation is, and would express anything other than enthusiastic cheer for the photo op. I mean, what the ever-loving Hell, man?!
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What am I seeing here that is incorrect and/or terrible? Perhaps your interpretation of it is slightly different.
What exactly is he supposed to be doing in a situation like that?
Look sad, or concerned, or serious, or in any way empathetic. Not cheerful or triumphant. Would you grin and give a thumbs up at a funeral?
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Look sad, or concerned, or serious, or in any way empathetic. Not cheerful or triumphant. Would you grin and give a thumbs up at a funeral?
Only at Trump's.
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What am I seeing here that is incorrect and/or terrible? Perhaps your interpretation of it is slightly different.
What exactly is he supposed to be doing in a situation like that?
Do you deliberately double down on your idiocy every time Trump doubles down on his?
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Old 08-11-2019, 06:05 AM
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Do you deliberately double down on your idiocy every time Trump doubles down on his?
That's a lot of doubling! 2^10,000 or something? Yuge!
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Old 08-11-2019, 06:37 AM
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What am I seeing here that is incorrect and/or terrible? Perhaps your interpretation of it is slightly different.
What exactly is he supposed to be doing in a situation like that?
How do you (YOU not Trump) make it through daily life without having a hint of a clue?
Trump has people to help him with the day-to-day human bullshit. He still fails at it, but he has people to help with that. I assume you have some similar set up.

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Old 08-11-2019, 06:51 AM
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only at trump's.:d
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Old 08-11-2019, 07:21 AM
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How do you (YOU not Trump) make it through daily life without having a hint of a clue?

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Only at Trump's.


Trump's funeral is literally the only funeral I can think of where it would not only be worth while to change your ring tone to McDonald's "Ba-Da-Ba-Ba-Ba, I'm Lovin' It", but worth while to arrange to have someone
call you repeatedly during the service...

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Trump's funeral is literally the only funeral I can think of where it would not only be worth while to change your ring tone to McDonald's "Ba-Da-Ba-Ba-Ba, I'm Lovin' It", but worth while to arrange to have someone
call you repeatedly during the service...
You had me at “Trump’s funeral”
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Trump's funeral is literally the only funeral I can think of where it would not only be worth while to change your ring tone to McDonald's "Ba-Da-Ba-Ba-Ba, I'm Lovin' It", but worth while to arrange to have someone
call you repeatedly during the service...

I was thinking more of having someone call repeatedly and have the ringtone the sound of a toilet flushing.
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You had me at “Trump’s funeral”
Thank you, but I can't take credit for it. I had a few windows open at once and one played a commercial clip and another showed a trailer with Anne Hathaway smiling.

All I did was ask myself, "What would make Anne Hathaway smile?"
So really, She deserves all the credit...
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Trump's funeral is literally the only funeral I can think of where it would not only be worth while to change your ring tone to McDonald's "Ba-Da-Ba-Ba-Ba, I'm Lovin' It", but worth while to arrange to have someone
call you repeatedly during the service...
When Trump's funeral does occur, I can guarantee it won't be like any other President's or like someone well-respected like John McCain's.

I imagine that only his family, some close associates, and the hardcore of his base would be there (maybe outside whatever televangelist church it's being held at, paying
their "respect"), and depending on how bad his presidency ends up, even a lot of them may be gone by them--he certainly hasn't been doing farmers any favors with his trade wars.

Foreign dignitaries? Well, maybe from Russia, N. Korea, Saudia Arabia, and a few other authoritarians states.

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I hope his grave will be accessible to the public. Then I can leave a bouquet of stinkweed on it and rig up some kind of squirter hose so I can spray pee on it.
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Old 08-11-2019, 08:46 AM
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I hope his grave will be accessible to the public. Then I can leave a bouquet of stinkweed on it and rig up some kind of squirter hose so I can spray pee on it.
I said a while back that we could eliminate the national debt by charging people to piss on Trump's grave. I figure we do it on a sliding scale. Someone like Hillary would probably pay a fortune for the privilege, but we also want to allow access for the workers who went bankrupt when Trump stiffed them.
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Only at Trump's.
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Yeah, this is a moment to look thoughtful(*) and like you are being supportive of someone in a hard time. Not for looking like another campaign selfie. I hope the kid grows up to ask Uncle "what the Hell were you thinking?"

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When Trump's funeral does occur, I can guarantee it won't be like any other President's or like someone well-respected like John McCain's.
Imagining that when the day comes suddenly the Capitol rotunda and National Cathedral are in the middle of emergency repair work that just came up in the last 12 hours and can't be delayed or we lose the building...

(*I know, I know...)

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You're all assuming that trump will let the world outlive him.
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I said a while back that we could eliminate the national debt by charging people to piss on Trump's grave. I figure we do it on a sliding scale. Someone like Hillary would probably pay a fortune for the privilege, but we also want to allow access for the workers who went bankrupt when Trump stiffed them.
Uhhh. Trump likes 'Golden Showers'. I'll go straight to salting the earth. Or do a Bin Laden on him. Right out of the back of a C-130, preferably in the Antarctic Ocean. (or perhaps NASA could use him as a payload test) It would be best to not have his DNA left anywhere on earth.

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What am I seeing here that is incorrect and/or terrible? Perhaps your interpretation of it is slightly different.
What exactly is he supposed to be doing in a situation like that?
You know it's really okay, when the president (or anyone else you support) does something really heinous or stupid or shockingly inappropriate, to express a tiny bit of disapproval. It just means you're still partly human, and won't endanger your position as Kool-Aid Slurping Bootlicker in the All-Volunteer Orange Assclown Army.
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Uhhh. Trump likes 'Golden Showers'. I'll go straight to salting the earth. Or do a Bin Laden on him. Right out of the back of a C-130, preferably in the Antarctic Ocean. (or perhaps NASA could use him as a payload test) It would be best to not have his DNA left anywhere on earth.

Only way to be sure.
Perhaps his paramour Kim Jong Un would do us the honor of placing his corpse right next to the next nuke to be tested. Presto, not one atom of his being would remain intact.
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Uhhh. Trump likes 'Golden Showers'. I'll go straight to salting the earth. Or do a Bin Laden on him. Right out of the back of a C-130, preferably in the Antarctic Ocean. (or perhaps NASA could use him as a payload test) It would be best to not have his DNA left anywhere on earth.

Only way to be sure.
I understand what you're saying, but he'll be dead so he won't get any enjoyment out of it. Since he hasn't done *anything* to make the world better while he is alive, we should use his death to improve things. Maybe instead of using the pissing-on-his-grave fee to raise funds for the national debt, we could use the money to pay for universal health care. Also, the Washington Memorial is a majestic obelisk, the Lincoln Memorial is an inspiring statue, the Trump Memorial would be a public urinal. It's a win-win.
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I understand what you're saying, but he'll be dead so he won't get any enjoyment out of it. Since he hasn't done *anything* to make the world better while he is alive, we should use his death to improve things. Maybe instead of using the pissing-on-his-grave fee to raise funds for the national debt, we could use the money to pay for universal health care. Also, the Washington Memorial is a majestic obelisk, the Lincoln Memorial is an inspiring statue, the Trump Memorial would be a public urinal. It's a win-win.
Ok. I do like the idea of a public urinal. Gonna need new infrastructure to support this idea.

I've read five or six books about Kim Jong Un. A monster in human clothing. Kinda weird when it gets close to home.

Trump, though, isn't the same kind of monster. He is a stupid, manipulatable asshole that doesn't care about anyone but himself of course. But I don't think he would enjoy watching people tortured. He would of course endorse it if it got him another golf course.

Is that true? I don't know. But it is the persona he projects, and the policies he supports. The 'man' has not had an original idea in his entire life. To ignore history will allow it to repeat.
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Uhhh. Trump likes 'Golden Showers'. I'll go straight to salting the earth. Or do a Bin Laden on him. Right out of the back of a C-130, preferably in the Antarctic Ocean. (or perhaps NASA could use him as a payload test) It would be best to not have his DNA left anywhere on earth.

Only way to be sure.
What have you got against all the poor fish? They don't have enough trouble with warming waters and massive pollution, you should add that bit of toxic waste?
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I've read five or six books about Kim Jong Un. A monster in human clothing.
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Some context to explain a bit, the child was there with his uncle (who is now caring for him since the child’s parents are dead). He himself is a Trump supporter and brought the child there specifically to show his support. Trump is pleased to find someone that close to the tragedy who is still a fan of his.

That explains it, it doesn’t make it okay at all. Even a tiny bit. A “leader” with even a drop of integrity would recognize how somber such a situation is, and would express anything other than enthusiastic cheer for the photo op. I mean, what the ever-loving Hell, man?!
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Like his sons grinning vapidly over some dead African beast, Trump and Melania grinned over this baby, using the child as yet another trophy in their race war.

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Yes. They do exist.

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I must take issue with this thread’s location. Well not the thread itself so much, but the title is so commonplace and news to NOBODY that it, at least, is more suited to MPSIMS.
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No it isn't.
That is correct. The first baby that Trump held withered and turned to dust before the photo could be snapped. The back up baby was held by Melania, just in case.
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I understand what you're saying, but he'll be dead so he won't get any enjoyment out of it. Since he hasn't done *anything* to make the world better while he is alive, we should use his death to improve things. Maybe instead of using the pissing-on-his-grave fee to raise funds for the national debt, we could use the money to pay for universal health care. Also, the Washington Memorial is a majestic obelisk, the Lincoln Memorial is an inspiring statue, the Trump Memorial would be a public urinal. It's a win-win.
I was going to suggest letting some endangered animals feed on his carcass or planting him under some trees as fertilizer, but that might be poisonous for the animals and/or trees, so your idea is probably better.
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...the Trump Memorial would be a public urinal.
It would be the most visited memorial in US history.
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...the Trump Memorial would be a public urinal. It's a win-win.
And it should be 1/4 size of a real one.
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And it should be 1/4 size of a real one.
And of course it would have to be mushroom-friendly.
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the Trump Memorial would be a public urinal.
Think of the poor janitors who would have to mop the floor. Because we have to assume the urinal would reflect its namesake and not do the job it was supposed to.
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The public urinal idea makes a lot of sense.

However, I'd like to see Trump's memorial be....that his name is never mentioned again.

An inspirational example: the climax to the movie Pan's Labyrinth, in which a tyrant has been cornered by the people he preyed on and exploited. He knows he is about to die. So, standing proudly in the circle of angry resistance-members, he demands that his newborn son be informed of his father's achievements and life:

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Mercedes: [interrupting] No. He won't even know your name.
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When Trump's funeral does occur, I can guarantee it won't be like any other President's or like someone well-respected like John McCain's.

I imagine that only his family, some close associates, and the hardcore of his base would be there (maybe outside whatever televangelist church it's being held at, paying
their "respect"), and depending on how bad his presidency ends up, even a lot of them may be gone by them--he certainly hasn't been doing farmers any favors with his trade wars.

Foreign dignitaries? Well, maybe from Russia, N. Korea, Saudia Arabia, and a few other authoritarians states.
At least he won't be around to say, "It was the biggest, greatest funeral ever."
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At least he won't be around to say, "It was the biggest, greatest funeral ever."

Junior will take care of that for him.
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What have you got against all the poor fish? They don't have enough trouble with warming waters and massive pollution, you should add that bit of toxic waste?
Jay Leno "introduced" a new product not long after Bin Laden was killed.

Alka-Seltzer + Ore-Ida Potatoes + Tetramin Fish Food = Alk-Ida Fish Food, with a picture of bin Laden on the box.



Speaking of bin Laden, not long after 9/11, an e-mail meme circulated that was a picture of him Photoshopped onto a naked muscleman in profile, and he's being raped by the WTC tower with the big antenna on it. I haven't been able to find it since, but yeah, it was DEFINITELY black humor. I also saw a poster of this in the background on some MTV show that actually happened to be about music, and the skyscraper was fuzzied out.

The Trump presidential "library" will be interesting, too, and not in a good way. I predict that there won't be one, because nobody will want it near them.
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