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  #2128328 17-Nov-2018 09:22
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Language Expert: Donald Trump's Way Of Speaking Is 'Oddly Adolescent'
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  #2128333 17-Nov-2018 09:34
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Donald Trump: ‘I didn’t say that.’ (He did.)
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President Donald Trump claims he "didn't say" that he would pay $1 million to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren for taking DNA test to review her Native American heritage, after she released the results of one on Monday morning.

"Who cares?" Trump said when asked about the DNA test. When pressed on the once-promised $1 million payment, Trump responded: "I didn't say that. You better read it again."

In fact, Trump did promise $1 million, during a July rally, but only if the test showed she was "an Indian."



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  #2128342 17-Nov-2018 10:05
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kingdragonfly: Language Expert: Donald Trump's Way Of Speaking Is 'Oddly Adolescent'
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The reason Trump talks like an adolescent is because his brain, like an adolescent's, is only partially developed.

 

 





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  #2128389 17-Nov-2018 10:44
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Trump Refuses to Pardon White House Turkey After Accusing It of Working for Soros

 

 

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a startling break with Thanksgiving tradition, Donald J. Trump refused to pardon the White House turkey after claiming that it was working as a secret operative of the billionaire George Soros.

 

A group of fourth graders from Bethesda, Maryland, who had gathered on the White House lawn for the annual turkey-pardoning ceremony appeared unprepared for the anti-Soros outburst that Trump unleashed on the Thanksgiving bird.

 

“That turkey was sent by Soros to spy on me,” Trump said, angrily turning on the fowl. “A lot of people are saying this.”

 

While the oblivious turkey pecked desultorily at the ground, an increasingly enraged Trump spewed a stream of conspiracy theories linking the feathered animal to global élites, election fraud in Florida, and Jim Acosta.

 

Trump attempted to lead the fourth-grade class in a chant of “Lock It Up,” apparently directed at the Thanksgiving delicacy, but the students slowly backed away from him in silence.

 

Tracy Klugian, one of the children who witnessed Trump’s meltdown, said that he found it “sad.”

 

“I get that he’s upset about Mueller and the midterms, but he shouldn’t take it out on a turkey,” he said.

 

 





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  #2128391 17-Nov-2018 10:55
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That would rate to me, as his worst piece of behaviour, ever. Its one thing to rant at other leaders, Florida, and many so ons, but as a leader of  300 million people country, to act like that in front of young impressionable kids. Un be effing lievable 


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  #2128402 17-Nov-2018 11:34
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That would rate to me, as his worst piece of behaviour, ever. Its one thing to rant at other leaders, Florida, and many so ons, but as a leader of  300 million people country, to act like that in front of young impressionable kids. Un be effing lievable 

 

 

You know the Borowitz Report is a satire, right?





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  #2128411 17-Nov-2018 11:58
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freitasm:

 

tdgeek:

 

That would rate to me, as his worst piece of behaviour, ever. Its one thing to rant at other leaders, Florida, and many so ons, but as a leader of  300 million people country, to act like that in front of young impressionable kids. Un be effing lievable 

 

 

You know the Borowitz Report is a satire, right?

 

 

LOL, no I didnt, so fool on me.

 

However, based on what I know about Trump, and Thanksgiving, it seemed normal that he might undertake this event, and normal that he behaved this way. 

 

So fool on me, but fool on him for such a (potential) display being standard fare for him! Thus I took as as real news as it seemed real for me to read that. 


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  #2128415 17-Nov-2018 12:07
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Good on you for being a sport about it. The best satire is that which makes you wonder if it might actually be based on truth. The brilliant thing about this particular story is that it is entirely conceivable that Trump would do something like this. He is dumb enough, ignorant enough, and arrogant enough. 

 

On a separate note, has anyone ever wondered what actually happens to all those pardoned turkeys? Do they really live out their lives in turkey paradise? Does someone look after them to ensure that the terms of the pardon are respected? Is this possibly another hidden scandal in the making?

 

 

 

 





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  #2128461 17-Nov-2018 13:21
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Rikkitic:...On a separate note, has anyone ever wondered what actually happens to all those pardoned turkeys? Do they really live out their lives in turkey paradise? Does someone look after them to ensure that the terms of the pardon are respected? Is this possibly another hidden scandal in the making?

 

Using a secret process developed by Frederick Trump in 1947, and first tested on his newborn son, these large-brained birds are intensely trained and tutored, then their minds are transferred to suitable brain-dead Republican volunteers. Ostriches are another popular species for the process. Source: Wakipedia.  





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  #2129294 19-Nov-2018 10:59
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Rikkitic:

 

Good on you for being a sport about it. The best satire is that which makes you wonder if it might actually be based on truth. The brilliant thing about this particular story is that it is entirely conceivable that Trump would do something like this. He is dumb enough, ignorant enough, and arrogant enough. 

 

But what does it say about the political situation in the US when you can't tell, that something is satirical by the content alone? Generally even the best satire you realise it by about 3/4 of the way though.

 

With Trump people know it's satire only if they already know that The Borowitz Report is satire.


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  #2129365 19-Nov-2018 12:01
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With Trump everything is satire. His whole life is satire. 

 

 





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  #2129367 19-Nov-2018 12:05
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Paul1977:

 

Rikkitic:

 

Good on you for being a sport about it. The best satire is that which makes you wonder if it might actually be based on truth. The brilliant thing about this particular story is that it is entirely conceivable that Trump would do something like this. He is dumb enough, ignorant enough, and arrogant enough. 

 

But what does it say about the political situation in the US when you can't tell, that something is satirical by the content alone? Generally even the best satire you realise it by about 3/4 of the way though.

 

With Trump people know it's satire only if they already know that The Borowitz Report is satire.

 

 

Yes, I never gave it a second thought, I never even saw it as outlandish, just normal. What I expect for the days news, there will be another issue tomorrow


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  #2129390 19-Nov-2018 12:41
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The Washington Post - Trump says he wouldn’t stop acting attorney general from curtailing Mueller probe

 


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President Trump said he would not overrule his acting attorney general, Matthew G. Whitaker, if he decides to curtail the special counsel probe being led by Robert S. Mueller III into Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign.

 

“Look, it’s going to be up to him ... I would not get involved,” Trump said in an interview on “Fox News Sunday.”

 

Trump also essentially shut the door to sitting down with Mueller, telling host Chris Wallace that his written answers mean “probably this is the end” of his involvement in the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign.

 

 





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  #2129695 19-Nov-2018 17:37
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The Washington Post - Trump’s attack on retired admiral who led bin Laden raid escalates a war of words

 


President Trump has long put the American military at the center of his presidential brand, tapping retired officers to serve as advisers, touting increases in defense spending, and citing support from troops and veterans as a sign of his success.

 

But the commander in chief has risked alienating parts of the military community by escalating a fight with one of its most revered members, retired Adm. William H. McRaven, amid other recent remarks and decisions that have fanned controversy in the ranks and among some who served.

 

In an interview with Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday,” Trump went after McRaven, the retired Navy SEAL and Special Operations commander who oversaw the killing of Osama bin Laden and the capture of Saddam Hussein during his 37 years in the U.S. military.

 

Trump derided McRaven as a “Hillary Clinton fan” and an “Obama backer” before suggesting that the four-star admiral, who recently left his post as chancellor of the University of Texas amid a battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, should have caught bin Laden faster. ...

 

 

Trump seems to enjoy attacking dying national heroes ...  undecided

 

Donald Trump is continuing his feud with John McCain - even after McCain’s death





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  #2129806 19-Nov-2018 20:49
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