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Sun May 14, 2017, 10:05 PM

NY Times Editoral Today .... The dam is broken .... The Republicans Guide to Presidential Behavior

It wasn’t so long ago that Republicans in Congress cared about how a president comported himself in office. They cared a lot! The president is, after all, commander in chief of the armed forces, steward of the most powerful nation on earth, role model for America’s children — and he should act at all times with the dignity his station demands. It’s not O.K. to behave in a manner that demeans the office and embarrasses the country. Shirt sleeves in the Oval Office? Disrespectful. Shoes on the Resolute desk? Even worse. Lying? Despicable, if not impeachable.

Now seems like a good moment to update the standards. What do Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and other Republican leaders think a president may say or do and still deserve their enthusiastic support? We offer this handy reference list in hopes of protecting them from charges of hypocrisy in the future. They can consult it should they ever feel tempted to insist on different standards for another president. So, herewith, the Congressional Republican’s Guide to Presidential Behavior.

If you are the president, you may freely (accept):

• occupy the White House with the help of a hostile foreign power


https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/13/opinion/sunday/the-republicans-guide-to-presidential-behavior.html?_r=0

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Reply NY Times Editoral Today .... The dam is broken .... The Republicans Guide to Presidential Behavior (Original post)
Botany May 2017 OP
malaise May 2017 #1
gratuitous May 2017 #2
pangaia May 2017 #3
napi21 May 2017 #4
Botany May 2017 #5
Alice11111 May 2017 #12
dchill May 2017 #6
dalton99a May 2017 #7
rufus dog May 2017 #8
dalton99a May 2017 #10
rufus dog May 2017 #9
PatSeg May 2017 #11
forgotmylogin May 2017 #13
KelleyKramer May 2017 #15
SusanaMontana41 May 2017 #17
pnwmom May 2017 #14
SusanaMontana41 May 2017 #16

Response to Botany (Original post)

Sun May 14, 2017, 10:09 PM

1. Damn

That's good

Off to the greatest page for thee

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sun May 14, 2017, 10:28 PM

2. This is a pretty good partial list from the Times

Maybe they gave up the "say something nice" idea?

At any rate, the Times would have a LOT more credibility publishing this list if practically everything on it wasn't readily apparent for months and months before the election. We didn't hear a peep out of the Times or a lot of other popular media outlets. As Les Moonves of CBS admitted, the ratings were just too good, there was too much money to be made by propping up this lethally ignorant madman.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sun May 14, 2017, 10:28 PM

3. The week's winner....


Should be everywhere... FB, tweetsie,, every democrat's website. every newspaper in the country, every TV station, every radio station...

wishful thinking..I'll send it to 3 local papers, local TV stations, Schumer, Gillibrand, even Chris Collins, the little shit..

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sun May 14, 2017, 10:33 PM

4. They won't go against him until they get their tax cuts & new health care done. But if

the Con keeps his followers strong, they'll be afraid if they cross him, they'll lose they're seats. I'm hoping the majority of voters will be disgusted asnd afrait of the Con that they'll vote against him and for the Dems in 2018!

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Response to napi21 (Reply #4)

Sun May 14, 2017, 10:34 PM

5. Both McConnell and Ryan were involved with this Russian/Turmp coup too.

Both McConnell and Ryan were involved with this Russian/Turmp coup too.

How did McConnell know if he waited until after the election he would have
somebody else to vote for for SCOTUS?


https://www.democraticunderground.com/10028671176 (NY Times Article)

Paul Ryan & Republican Establishment Used Hacked Info From Russia Against Democrats:

Let's not forget that a super PAC tied to Paul Ryan used material provided by Russia's hacking of the DNC and DCCC.

It was known that Russia had stolen material from the DNC and DCCC and a Paul Ryan Super PAC and as well as other Republican groups used it.

It wasn't just Hillary Clinton being attacked. It wasn't just Trump benefiting. There's potentially more collusion than just that between Trump's team and Russia.

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Response to napi21 (Reply #4)

Mon May 15, 2017, 08:11 PM

12. For sure!

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Sun May 14, 2017, 11:23 PM

6. K&R. Bigly.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Mon May 15, 2017, 01:16 AM

7. Great article.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Mon May 15, 2017, 01:25 AM

8. My only regret

 

Is that this can only be recommended once per member.

Crazy ass stuff, so many things that I had forgot 25% of the turds actions.

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Response to rufus dog (Reply #8)

Mon May 15, 2017, 01:36 AM

10. It is an excellent list.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Mon May 15, 2017, 01:31 AM

9. GAWD DAMN IT

 

There is a boatload missing

Muslim Ban

Pissing off Allies (Australia, Japan, Canada, Mexico, etc)

Lying his fucking ass off - Mexico will pay for the wall, Job increases from companies that had already committed to adding jobs.

A plan to shutdown ISIS

A report on election irregularities.



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Response to rufus dog (Reply #9)

Mon May 15, 2017, 02:48 PM

11. Yep

They just barely scratched the surface.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Mon May 15, 2017, 09:36 PM

13. Does anyone else have trouble seeing 45's signature and not reading

"Anal Hummus"

?

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Response to forgotmylogin (Reply #13)

Tue May 16, 2017, 01:02 AM

15. That looks like the graph on a failed lie detector test!


I guess that's perfectly fitting for Trump's signature

Go figure


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Response to KelleyKramer (Reply #15)

Tue May 16, 2017, 01:51 AM

17. I was thinkin' tachycardia,

which all of us probably have had problems with since 11/8/16.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Tue May 16, 2017, 12:26 AM

14. But you can't do one bit of that if you are a President with a vagina.

That much hasn't changed.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Tue May 16, 2017, 01:50 AM

16. Although the comments section is closed.

you didn't have to be a subscriber to leave a note. I subscribe but didn't have to sign in. That was nice.

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