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  #2436986 12-Mar-2020 15:51
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Rikkitic: What would be truly ironic would be if the ignoramous who shakes hands, stares at eclipses and otherwise ignores precautions he doesn't understand, succumbed to the virus that he insists he has the perfect defense against.

 

Also ironic if his son gave it to his wife who gave it to him and they both recover.




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  #2437030 12-Mar-2020 16:42
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Rikkitic: What would be truly ironic would be if the ignoramous who shakes hands, stares at eclipses and otherwise ignores precautions he doesn't understand, succumbed to the virus that he insists he has the perfect defense against.

 

Would any self-respecting virus wanna invade that moron? I think not.


 
 
 
 


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  #2437031 12-Mar-2020 16:44
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DarthKermit:

 

Rikkitic: What would be truly ironic would be if the ignoramous who shakes hands, stares at eclipses and otherwise ignores precautions he doesn't understand, succumbed to the virus that he insists he has the perfect defense against.

 

Would any self-respecting virus wanna invade that moron? I think not.

 

 

 

 

I get the feeling he's already had them all.





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  #2437044 12-Mar-2020 17:06
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A Look At Some Of Trump's Best Words

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  #2437046 12-Mar-2020 17:10
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See what Dr. Gupta wished Trump addressed in his speech

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  #2437095 12-Mar-2020 18:46
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DarthKermit:

 

Rikkitic: What would be truly ironic would be if the ignoramous who shakes hands, stares at eclipses and otherwise ignores precautions he doesn't understand, succumbed to the virus that he insists he has the perfect defense against.

 

Would any self-respecting virus wanna invade that moron? I think not.

 

 

Trump is safe, the virus only attacks intelligent life forms.


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  #2437350 13-Mar-2020 09:51
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So it was a bubble.

 

The doofus wanted people to measure him by "the markets", so he inflated a bubble, then in an act of unbelievable stupidity when under pressure - he stuck the pin in all by himself.

 

Then blames China, Europe, the pesky virus, whatever.  Anything but himself.  Incompetent vindictive lying doofus, serial bankrupt, running the largest economy in the world.  Was bound to happen - just glad he alone owns it 100%, can't blame Obama, can't blame anybody else.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  #2437402 13-Mar-2020 10:14
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Fred99:

 

can't blame Obama, can't blame anybody else.

 

 

 

 

Sure he can! Have you not been paying attention?





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  #2437558 13-Mar-2020 14:15
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Washington Post: "Inside Trump’s failed attempt to calm coronavirus fears"

 

 

In the most scripted of presidential settings, a prime-time televised address to the nation, President Trump decided to ad-lib — and his errors triggered a market meltdown, panicked travelers overseas and crystallized for his critics just how dangerously he has fumbled his management of the coronavirus.

 

Even Trump — a man practically allergic to admitting mistakes — knew he’d screwed up by declaring Wednesday night that his ban on travel from Europe would include cargo and trade, and acknowledged as much to aides in the Oval Office as soon as he’d finished speaking, according to one senior administration official and a second person, both with knowledge of the episode.

 

Jared Kushner, his son-in-law and senior adviser who has seized control over some aspects of the government’s coronavirus response, reassured Trump that aides would correct his misstatement, four administration officials said, and they scrambled to do just that. The president also told staffers to make sure other countries did not believe trade would be affected, and even sent a cleanup tweet of his own: “The restriction stops people not goods,” he wrote.

 

Other administration officials rushed to alert the public that U.S. citizens would be exempt from the travel ban, after scores of Americans, upon digesting Trump’s speech, phoned government offices and raced to airports in Europe out of concern that they would not be able to fly home.

 

Trump’s 10-minute Oval Office address Wednesday night reflected not only his handling of the coronavirus crisis but, in some ways, much of his presidency. It was riddled with errors, nationalist and xenophobic in tone, limited in its empathy, and boastful of both his own decisions and the supremacy of the nation he leads.

 

Ben Rhodes, a senior White House aide who helped former president Barack Obama script and manage his responses to numerous crises, predicted that Wednesday night’s address will stand as “the moment people associate with the fact that Donald Trump failed the biggest test of his presidency.”

 

“I think we’ll look back on this as a defining moment of the Trump presidency because it speaks to larger concerns that people already had about Trump — that he can’t tell the truth, that he doesn’t value expertise, that he doesn’t take the presidency seriously enough,” Rhodes said.

 

As often is the case after Trump gives a major speech, his Republican allies offered a chorus of praise on television and social media for his “fantastic speech” and “decisive actions” and “unique strength.”

 





 

 

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  #2437564 13-Mar-2020 14:53
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The only "unique strength" in Trump's speech was its smell.

I'm trying to resist my feeling of schadenfreude


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  #2437577 13-Mar-2020 15:40
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Fox News didn't like this very right-wing radio broadcast:

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro did not hold back in his criticisms of President Trump's national address on coronavirus Wednesday night, which he said was "marred by a bunch of screw-ups" that hampered the administration's efforts to contain the outbreak.

"Whoever greenlit this bleep show should be fired," Shapiro said on "The Ben Shapiro Show" Wednesday.

"I mean, seriously, it’s not entirely Trump's fault because he has speechwriters who do this thing for him," Shapiro continued, but "it did not steady the markets, it did not make people feel more secure."

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  #2437578 13-Mar-2020 15:41
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If the president and vice-president are taken out, succession passes to the Speaker of the House. What if they are merely incapacitated due to the virus? Does Nancy get to take over while they are in iron lungs? How is that going to work with Trump's cabinet?

 

 





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  #2437633 13-Mar-2020 17:40
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SJB:

 

Rikkitic: What would be truly ironic would be if the ignoramous who shakes hands, stares at eclipses and otherwise ignores precautions he doesn't understand, succumbed to the virus that he insists he has the perfect defense against.

 

Also ironic if his son gave it to his wife who gave it to him and they both recover.

 

 

Sophie Trudeau, the wife of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has been tested positive, and both of them are self-isolating. So it's becoming a thing where world leaders could all already be exposed through all various summits, etc.


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  #2437692 13-Mar-2020 20:28
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Please, if there is a god, let Trump keep doing his weird "I'm the alpha-dog" handshakes throughout this outbreak.


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