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Solly Mack

(90,811 posts)
1. No. He was simply being Trump and tomorrow or soon enough, he'll contradict himself.
Tue Aug 22, 2017, 04:09 AM
Aug 2017

Primarily because he was voicing some ideas other people gave him. And in the days to follow, he'll revert to type and say something that reflects who he really is - again.

Trump is whoever he needs to be to sell what he is selling at that moment - but he always is:

1. Racist/White nationalist
2. Narcissist
3. Egomaniacal
4. Fraud/Con
5. Liar

All the rest is window dressing.




gordianot

(15,271 posts)
2. Correct Trump has no plan or ideology beyond making money or staying out of jail.
Tue Aug 22, 2017, 04:33 AM
Aug 2017

Some retired General got him in front of a teleprompter with an audio feed. I am sure it was a technical marvel feeding him words. He will undo soon enough those keeping him in office. Trump is a huge mistake and he will burn those trying to polish the turd.

spiderpig

(10,419 posts)
8. You both nailed it, Solly Mack and gordianot.
Tue Aug 22, 2017, 05:20 AM
Aug 2017

He's consistent only in those five hateful qualities.

I'm so tired of being tired of him - but I feel compelled to hang in there until he gets his just desserts.

I thought it would happen to W, but he's chump change compared to the venal slob currently squatting in the Oval Office.

onetexan

(13,090 posts)
11. this is why i dont bother watching the idiot speak
Tue Aug 22, 2017, 05:56 AM
Aug 2017

his facial expressions, wild hand jestures, inability to articulate & lack of coherence, combined with the fact he knows nothing about anything, is repulsive to me. Having to listen to pundits why to make sense of the nonsense he spews is even more maddening. I recall when Dubya was in office how hard it was to watch him deliver the SOTU knowing he didnt understand half of what he was reading from the prompter. But it was bearable; Dubya was at least not spewing hate and not spiteful. This hideous man 45 is worst vile combination of moral and intellectual decay possible.

Solly Mack

(90,811 posts)
12. It's painful watching him and I agree, having news readers attempt to decipher his
Tue Aug 22, 2017, 06:08 AM
Aug 2017

litany of self-congratulations and false statements is worse. Simply call it what it is, because there is nothing there worth the effort to make something out of his vast nothingness.

marylandblue

(12,344 posts)
5. He's getting criticized at Breitbart
Tue Aug 22, 2017, 04:56 AM
Aug 2017

Now that the far right's trusted news source is turning against him, will they turn too, or will their heads just explode?

Orsino

(37,428 posts)
15. He didn't even become a neo-Trump.
Tue Aug 22, 2017, 10:58 AM
Aug 2017

"Write me something to make me sound smart and presidential," he ordered, and Miller had some underlings throw something together that carefully promised nothing but sounded serious.

....Aaaaaaaaand he's back to watching TV and tweeting.

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