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The Poetry of Donald J. Trump


Trump's style of speech, with its over-and-over re-iteration of the Talking Point he is trying to push, gives it the quality of modernist poetry. All you have to do is format it properly.

From yesterday's exchange with the press:





Do you believe [Inaudible] law requires you to give Congress your tax returns?

No, there is no law.

As you know, I got elected last time with this same issue.


And while I'm under audit, I won't do it.
If I'm not under audit, I would do it.
I had no problem with it.
But while I'm under audit, I would not give my taxes.
There's no law whatsoever.

Now, I will say this:
I would love to give them, but I'm not going to do it while I'm under audit.



and


Now, the other thing:

We've built a lot of wall.
A lot of wall.
And it's new wall.
You know, when we rip down an old wall and then replace it, it's called a "new wall."

And that's what we've done.


https://factba.se/transcript/donald-...-april-10-2019
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Mr. President, what is your current thinking on releasing as much of the Mueller Report as possible? The Attorney General yesterday said [Inaudible]. Do you agree with that?


What has been found during this period of time are the illegal acts of getting this whole phony investigation started.
And hopefully that's where people are going now.
That's where people are going.
And it's very interesting.


It was an illegal investigation.
Major, it was an illegal investigation.
It was started illegally.
Everything about it was crooked
-- every single thing about it.
There were dirty cops.
These were bad people.

If you look at McCabe and Comey,
and you look at Lisa and Peter Strzok,
these were bad people.


And this was a -- an attempted coup.
This was an attempted takedown of a President.
And we beat them.
We beat them.


So the Mueller Report, when they talk about obstruction, we fight back.
And do you know why we fight back?
Because I knew how illegal this whole thing was.
It was a scam.
And what I'm most interested in --
What I'm most interested in is getting started.


Hopefully, the Attorney General
-- he mentioned it yesterday
-- he's doing a great job
-- getting started on going back to the origins of exactly where this all started,
because this was an illegal witch hunt and everybody knew it,
and they knew it too.
And they got caught.
And what they did was treason.
What they did was terrible.
What they did was against our Constitution and everything we stand for.
So hopefully that will happen.

There is a hunger for that to happen in this country like I have never seen before,
including all of the millions of people that voted for me.

What they did was disgraceful.
There's never been anything like it in the history of our country.
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Old 04-11-2019, 07:46 AM
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Remarks: Donald Trump Holds a Roundtable with Supporters in San Antonio, Texas - April 10, 2019

And again, they all want the wall.
If we had the wall, the --
the good people will not be able --
and they'll be --
and you'll see them on the other side of the wall.

People can --
number one, they won't come
because they'll say there's no way of getting through.
Right now they think there is a way of getting through.


And the people back home never hear about them.
They start the walk that
they think Houston's,
you know,
half a mile away
but it's 300 miles.
And it's desert.
And I asked Mr. Powell,
I said let me ask you a question.
When you --
you know,
when you do this,
why aren't they --
like, why aren't people around to help these people?

He said this is a vast state.
It's a vast area.
You look at it.
I mean, the state's tremendous.
We don't see that.
You know, we come --
I come from New York.
You have Fifth Avenue
and that connects to Park Avenue.
And it's not too far away.
But this is,
you know,
hundreds of miles between places.
...
...
...
And they're very expensive fences,
but they don't want to go through the process of going through the fences.
So again, they wait until the fence is open,
the gate is open.
They wait at the gates and they kill people,
and they want to take the truck.
A lot of times they don't even want to go to the house.
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Well, maybe they'll give him the Nobel Prize for Literature. Yeah, move over Bob Dylan!
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That is great poetry. On par with Palin's poem, "Denali"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mF_t1A8LGzg
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Poetry For Dummies might already be trademarked, so the collection can be titled: Poetry For Fucking Morons.
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This is how I got elected, by being off script.
True. And if we don’t go off script,
Our country is in big trouble, folks.

Because we have to get it back
And when I look at what's happening on the other side,
I encourage it.
I say, "No, no..."

I think the New Green Deal,
Or whatever the hell they call it
The Green New Deal, right?
Green New Deal
I encourage it.
I think it's really something
That they should promote
They should work hard on.
It's something our country needs desperately
They have to go out and get it

But I'll take the other side of that argument
Only because I'm mandated to.
I'm mandated

But they should stay with that argument. Never change.
Never change.
No planes.
No energy.
When the wind stops blowing,
That's the end of your electric.
Let's hurry up. "Darling..."
"Darling, is the wind blowing today?
I'd like to watch television, darling."
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This is how I got elected, by being off script.
True. And if we donít go off script,
Our country is in big trouble, folks.

Because we have to get it back
And when I look at what's happening on the other side,
I encourage it.
I say, "No, no..."

I think the New Green Deal,
Or whatever the hell they call it
The Green New Deal, right?
Green New Deal
I encourage it.
I think it's really something
That they should promote
They should work hard on.
It's something our country needs desperately
They have to go out and get it

But I'll take the other side of that argument
Only because I'm mandated to.
I'm mandated

But they should stay with that argument. Never change.
Never change.
No planes.
No energy.
When the wind stops blowing,
That's the end of your electric.
Let's hurry up. "Darling..."
"Darling, is the wind blowing today?
I'd like to watch television, darling."
THAT'S the spirit!
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Positively Seussian.
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Positively Seussian.
I think it's more like Allen Ginsberg's Howl
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Starving, hysterical, naked?
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Starving, hysterical, naked?
Well, only if you think Trump is among The Greatest Minds of our Generation.


Or maybe you're referring to his victims?
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April 14, 2019:

California certainly is always saying "Oh, we want more people."
And they want more people in their sanctuary cities.

Well, we’ll give them more people and let’s see if they’re so happy.

They say "We have open arms."
They’re always saying they have open arms.
Let’s see if they have open arms.


https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/week...ry?id=62382340



We might as well do what they always say they want.

We'll bring the illegal -
really, you call them the illegals.
I call them the illegals.
They came across the border illegally.

We'll bring them to sanctuary city areas and let that particular area take care of it.


https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/71330...nctuary-cities
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Donald Trump at the National Republican Campaign Committee Fundraiser, April 2 2019.

A reading

I mean, you are the minority, I hate to say.
That's not going to last long,
I don't think.
That's not going to last long.
It was just a brief little spell.
You wanted to take a little break.

You shouldn't have done it.
I told you that.
Don't worry, they blame me.
I say, "What the hell did I have to do with it?"
They said, "Trump wasn't running."
But you know what?

We're going to do great.
I really believe it.
We're going to do great.
We're going to take the House back.
We are.
I feel totally confident about that.
We're going to watch those vote tallies.


...


The United States is now the number one producer of oil and natural gas anywhere in the world.

And that all happened over the last two years.
Big difference.

Hillary wanted to put up wind.
Wind.
If you --
if you have a windmill anywhere near your house,
congratulations your house just went down 75 percent in value.

And they say the noise causes cancer.
You told me that one.
Okay.
You know, the thing makes it --
it's so --
And of course, it's like a graveyard for birds.
If you love birds you'd never want to walk under a windmill because it's a very sad, sad sight.
It's like a cemetery.
We put a little --
we put a little statue for the poor birds.
It's true.
You know, in California,
if you shoot a Bald Eagle they put you in jail for five years
and yet, the windmills wipe them all out.
It's true.
They wipe them out.
It's terrible.


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Trump haiku

So horrible to watch
Perhaps flying water tankers
Must act quickly!
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Donald Trump, April 24, 2019

Well, the subpoena is ridiculous.
We have been --
I have been the most transparent President and administration in the history of our country by far.
We just went through the Mueller witch hunt,
where you had, really, 18 angry Democrats that hate President Trump.
They hate him with a passion.
They were contributors, in many cases, to Hillary Clinton.
Hate him with a passion.
How they picked this panel,
I don't know.
And they came up with no collusion
and they actually also came up with no obstruction.
But our Attorney General ruled,
based on the information,
there was no obstruction.
So you have no collusion,
no obstruction.

Now we're finished with it.
And I thought,
after two years,
we'd be finished with it.

No.

Now the House goes and starts subpoenaing.
They want to know every deal I've ever done.
Now, Mueller,
I assume,
for $35 million,
checked my taxes,
checked my financials --
which are great, by the way.
You know they're great.
All you have to do is go look at the records;
they're all over the place.
But they checked my financials and they checked my taxes,
I assume.
It was the most thorough investigation probably in the history of our country --
I think I read -- where they interviewed 500 people.


I say it's enough.
Get back to infrastructure.
Get back to cutting taxes.
Get back to lowering drug prices.
That's what --
really,
that's what we should be doing.





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Donald J. Trump -- Press Interview in front of Marine One, June 11, 2019


There is so much in this one, but here is one of the choice bits:




A lot of people heard they agreed to it.
A lot of people are saying that.

Good luck. Okay?

I'm not going to say one way or the other.
But I will tell you, right here is the story.
You know, I don't like it when newspapers write fake news,
or when reporters, like you, do fake news.
I don't like that.
So right here is the agreement.

It's very simple.
It's right here.
And in here is everything you want to talk about.

Done.
It's done.
It's done.
It's all done.

Emerald.



https://factba.se/transcript/donald-...e-june-11-2019

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/12/polit...den/index.html
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When I send this tweet
Everyone will think "Trump's neat."
And they'll kiss my feet.

This tween can't be beat.
An intellectual feat.
That will prove my meat.

Let's hear it for tweet.
Cows may moo and sheep may bleat.
Grow your rye and wheat

While I send my tweet
To all of you I may greet
Regards, Twump the Tweet
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Well, only if you think Trump is among The Greatest Minds of our Generation.


Or maybe you're referring to his victims?
Or the baby balloon?
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I think there is a Broadway musical comedy in there. Something along the lines of The Producers. "Springtime for Hitler and Germany... Winter for Poland and France..."
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"...  as we know

there are known knowns;

there are things we know we know.


We also know there are known unknowns;

that is to say we know there are some things we do not know.


But there are also unknown unknowns

— the ones we don't know we don't know."


Shit. Sorry. Wrong administration. (Still the best governmental poetry ever speechified.)
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