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peggysue2

(10,721 posts)
Mon Apr 30, 2018, 04:33 PM Apr 2018

The Latest on Kelly Offers a Chilling Reminder: Trump Really is an Idiot

And not of the Idiot Savant variety. From the NBC article with the latest Kelly gossip is this:

"In one heated exchange between the two men before February's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Kelly strongly — and successfully — dissuaded Trump from ordering the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula, according to two officials."

If you recall, in late January and into February, people were really concerned about the opening of WWIII, spurred on by crazy rhetoric and the threat of a military invasion. And the Trumpster was A-okay with the dial-up including troop withdrawal until he was 'talked down' by Kelly (and I also read McMaster). This would have left South Korea and Japan--Our Allies--totally vulnerable and no doubt the victims of millions of casualties.

However when it comes to immigration, something Kelly considers himself an expert on, he was noted as saying the following:

"He (Trump) doesn't even understand what DACA is. He's an idiot," Kelly said in one meeting, according to two officials who were present. "We've got to save him from himself."

After the talks on a bipartisan deal fell apart, a collapse Kelly helped orchestrate with some conservative Republicans, he told aides in his office: "If it weren't for me the president was going to agree to some hasty deal," according to two officials who were present at the time


So, we have the self-appointed Savior of Humanity, saving The Donald from himself on immigration and the deal that Nancy Pelosi almost had The Trumpster agree to. Until he didn't.

If this is what saving looks like, God help us all because we now have Bolton and Pompeo whispering in the Trumpster's ear.

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/kelly-thinks-he-s-saving-u-s-disaster-calls-trump-n868961

Vote like your lives depend on it. Because they do.

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The Latest on Kelly Offers a Chilling Reminder: Trump Really is an Idiot (Original Post) peggysue2 Apr 2018 OP
Lot of blame goes to the good ppl that didn't vote in 2010. OhNo-Really Apr 2018 #1
Can we vote ourselves out of this mess? peggysue2 Apr 2018 #3
Been imploring this message since 2008. VOTE OhNo-Really Apr 2018 #7
John Kelly is only stating the painfully obvious. John Fante Apr 2018 #2
I'm afraid, it's still not painfully obvious to . . . peggysue2 Apr 2018 #4
There is a pattern Gothmog Apr 2018 #5
Remember when Hillary Clinton said on the campaign trail . . . peggysue2 Apr 2018 #6

OhNo-Really

(3,974 posts)
1. Lot of blame goes to the good ppl that didn't vote in 2010.
Mon Apr 30, 2018, 04:40 PM
Apr 2018

The Tea Party, funded by a bottomless pit of gold earned by the sweat of low paid workers and a befouled environment, took root in gerrymandered America.

Can we vote ourselves out of this mess? Yes, if EVERYONE votes.

peggysue2

(10,721 posts)
3. Can we vote ourselves out of this mess?
Mon Apr 30, 2018, 04:56 PM
Apr 2018

Yes, we can. And then, we can start repairing and rebuilding the kind of country we want to live in and leave our kids.

Otherwise we're toast.

Vote as if your lives depended on it. Because they do.

John Fante

(3,479 posts)
2. John Kelly is only stating the painfully obvious.
Mon Apr 30, 2018, 04:46 PM
Apr 2018

When I refer to Kelly as a steaming pile of shit, I'm doing the same.

peggysue2

(10,721 posts)
4. I'm afraid, it's still not painfully obvious to . . .
Mon Apr 30, 2018, 05:04 PM
Apr 2018

a number of people, particularly his enablers. This goes across the board for anyone normalizing the Trumpster's impulsive, erratic behavior. He has no center and the more that others prop him up, the more that instability flows out and about the entire country. Kelly is deluding himself if he thinks he's saving anyone. Until the Trumpster is neutered (or dismissed), until the Republican Party is smashed into bits, we're all in danger. As is the country.

Vote as if your lives are at stake. Because they are.

peggysue2

(10,721 posts)
6. Remember when Hillary Clinton said on the campaign trail . . .
Mon Apr 30, 2018, 05:35 PM
Apr 2018

there is no other Donald Trump. This is it. What you see is what you get.

She was admonished for that statement. Because she was right, sadly prescient.

Anyone with a working brain can see how cognitively dysfunctional the Trumpster was/is. I'm appalled it took this long for these men to admit it.

Vote as if your lives depended on it. Because they do.

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