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Tue Aug 18, 2020, 09:30 AM

Trump's unhinged Twitter meltdown shows Michelle Obama drew blood

President Trump unleashed a torrent of rage tweets about Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic convention that was spectacularly cringeworthy even by his standards — but it only underscored how effectively the former first lady made the case against him, in ways that are significant but not immediately apparent.

The strength of her scorching indictment of Trump — delivered on Monday night — resides in the fact that everyone, or at least a majority, knows it is true. As Trump’s meltdown shows, his only available response is to swap in an entirely invented tale, one hermetically sealed off from reality in just about every conceivable way.

Her case, boiled down, is that Trump inherited a country that, for all its deep problems and lingering inequalities, was on the mend following another previous crisis. Trump proceeded to utterly wreck the place through his incompetence, malevolence, corruption, and depraved conviction that stoking as much civil conflict and racial incitement as possible helps him.

Trump’s substitute tale, reflected in a series of tweets, runs as follows: Trump only won the White House as a reaction to Barack Obama’s failures — to “the job done by your husband,” as he sneered. Trump then built the “greatest economy” in the known universe, then voluntarily “turned off” that economy in a benevolent and responsible effort to save “millions of lives.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/08/18/trumps-unhinged-twitter-meltdown-shows-michelle-obama-drew-blood/

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Reply Trump's unhinged Twitter meltdown shows Michelle Obama drew blood (Original post)
Zorro Aug 2020 OP
NoMoreRepugs Aug 2020 #1
SheltieLover Aug 2020 #2
Ginger42 Aug 2020 #21
SheltieLover Aug 2020 #22
Scarsdale Aug 2020 #3
Pluvious Aug 2020 #13
KS Toronado Aug 2020 #15
Scarsdale Aug 2020 #16
Kaiserguy Aug 2020 #20
judesedit Aug 2020 #24
ProudMNDemocrat Aug 2020 #4
DENVERPOPS Aug 2020 #12
Scarsdale Aug 2020 #18
frazzled Aug 2020 #5
agingdem Aug 2020 #6
C Moon Aug 2020 #7
Aviation Pro Aug 2020 #8
Wellstone ruled Aug 2020 #9
Mister Ed Aug 2020 #10
Pluvious Aug 2020 #14
Auggie Aug 2020 #11
LoveMyCali Aug 2020 #17
Ilsa Aug 2020 #19
DSandra Aug 2020 #23
sarge43 Aug 2020 #25
Pachamama Aug 2020 #27
Bluepinky Aug 2020 #26
lagomorph777 Aug 2020 #28

Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 09:32 AM

1. And that was only DAY 1!!!!!!!

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Response to NoMoreRepugs (Reply #1)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 09:36 AM

2. 👍👍👍

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Response to SheltieLover (Reply #2)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 11:14 AM

21. OT, but

I'm a sheltie lover, too. One more reason to dislike Trump - never trust someone who doesn't like dogs.

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Response to Ginger42 (Reply #21)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 11:27 AM

22. Shelties are wonderful, as are all dogs!

The opposite of people who don't like them!

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Response to NoMoreRepugs (Reply #1)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 09:40 AM

3. So glad to see that he

watched the convention. One would think that what with the pandemic, deaths, unemployment, bankruptcies, job losses, foreclosures, evictions and food lines a real PRESIDENT would be too busy to watch TV. It is almost as though he is unemployed, apart from golfing and holding mini Nazi rallies.

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Response to Scarsdale (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:52 AM

13. It can't help itself

It knows it's all about it, so it must watch.

It, is a sad thing.

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Response to Scarsdale (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:59 AM

15. Watching TV & golfing are the 2 most important presidential duties he has to perform daily,

just ask him.

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Response to KS Toronado (Reply #15)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 11:02 AM

16. Yes, and the golfing

part helps fill his bank account, by violating the emoluments clause. I guess THAT only applies to democratic presidents. What a total waste of a very large space he is.

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Response to KS Toronado (Reply #15)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 11:08 AM

20. You forgot one

of his most important duties of all Tweeting all sorts of lies and nonsense.

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Response to Scarsdale (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 11:42 AM

24. True that

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 09:46 AM

4. Trump cannot handle the TRUTH or any CRITICISM about his job performance....

Thin skin he has.

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Response to ProudMNDemocrat (Reply #4)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:40 AM

12. Especially coming from a woman,

let alone a respected black woman. Or a woman of color for that matter....

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #12)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 11:06 AM

18. A highly intelligent

woman. The worst kind in his estimation. He likes dumb bimbos. The only type of woman he attracts are the kind that have to be PAID to spend time with him. Used up "escorts" and former "nude models" are not too particular who they are with as long as the cash is available at the end of the night.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:00 AM

5. If he were truly a man of the Bible he held up

He would know how to turn the other cheek. Or, as Michelle's husband so brilliantly performed it, "brush it off."

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Response to frazzled (Reply #5)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:10 AM

6. He didn't hold up a Bible..

it was a babel...if it was a bible the ground would have opened and swallowed the asshole...

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:24 AM

7. Here on DU, some were predicting that would be the case.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:33 AM

8. I give it even odds

That Shitbag will let loose the n-word this week.

And the internet is forever.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:34 AM

9. Sure appears his

aides are writing his tweets. Scavino,Hicks,or Miller are doing the ghost writing. Anyway,Ms.Obama left a mark on his ego that wouldn't go away.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:35 AM

10. He has Meredith McIver hard at work drafting Melania's rebuttal.


On edit: I do hope Melania plagiarizes Michelle's speech again. It'd be great to hear her robotically delivering this same searing indictment of her husband at the Republican National Convention next week.

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Response to Mister Ed (Reply #10)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:54 AM

14. DU already has that meme ready...

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 10:36 AM

11. Good, we want blood. Hypertension. Queeg moments. It only helps us.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 11:03 AM

17. My favorite part was when

he basically said 150,000 deaths, I'm responsible for waaaay more deaths than that.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 11:07 AM

19. Hoping for him to stroke out by night four. nt

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 11:37 AM

23. Cuckoo Don lives in his own twisted universe

Where he is the hero even though he done shit. Cuckoo Don is not the center of the universe even if he tries to make it that.

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 12:21 PM

25. If he's butt hurt because Michelle Obama took him to the wood shed,

wait until Kamala Harris gives her acceptance speech.

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Response to sarge43 (Reply #25)

Wed Aug 19, 2020, 01:51 AM

27. Can't wait....

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Response to Zorro (Original post)

Tue Aug 18, 2020, 08:03 PM

26. Her speech was a winning pitch thrown right over home plate.

She basically said that Trump isn’t up to the job of POTUS, that he was ill qualified to start with and has failed miserably, like he has in his previous jobs. He’s in over his head.

She said that the job of President can’t be accomplished half-assed, and if his ass wasn’t so fat, he might not be such a loser (well, maybe she didn’t say exactly that, but she was thinking it).

She struck a chord; Il Douche doesn’t like to be criticized.

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Response to Bluepinky (Reply #26)

Wed Aug 19, 2020, 09:10 AM

28. She's too generous. Trump hasn't failed; he has successfully implemented Putin's evil plan.

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