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(Washington Post)   Trump: "Luciano Pavarotti's a friend of mine, great friend of mine". Fark; Pavarotti died in 2007   ( washingtonpost.com) divider line
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2017-04-21 01:27:33 AM  
125 votes:
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2017-04-21 06:03:22 AM  
70 votes:
This just proves the theory that Trump is actually a time traveler.  In Trump's time, Pavarotti is still alive.

i.imgur.com
2017-04-21 04:18:12 AM  
60 votes:
eh, Trump was probably thinking Enrico Palazzo anyways.
2017-04-21 01:29:20 AM  
47 votes:
Doesnt Luciano hang out with Fredrick Douglass?
2017-04-21 01:10:41 AM  
46 votes:
That would explain why those calls never got returned.
2017-04-21 06:01:01 AM  
41 votes:
I guess that claiming to be a personal friend of someone who's been dead for 10 years is an improvement over claiming to be a friend of one who's been dead for nearly 2,000
2017-04-21 01:32:02 AM  
41 votes:
The 45th President of the United States everyone.

The man can't stop telling lies.


He can't farking help himself.

img.fark.net
2017-04-21 06:00:47 AM  
33 votes:
A preposterous and ridiculous statement.  Everyone knows Trump doesn't have friends.
2017-04-21 07:39:53 AM  
26 votes:
Time travel, you say?

img.fark.net
2017-04-21 06:24:06 AM  
26 votes:
Pavarotti was seen with Jim Morrison on the streets last week.
encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com
2017-04-21 06:19:32 AM  
26 votes:

alphabravo42: skinink: I'm more offended that he thinks every piece of decor looks better off good colored. Those curtains behind him look shiatty. Trump could just hire an interior decorator to make good decisions for him. Those curtains are so tacky, they look like something someone purchased from a 99¢ store.

Funnily enough Bill Clinton used those.

https://www.aol.com/article/lifestyle/2017/02/06/trump-gold-drapes-ova​l-office/21708101/


Bill Clinton grew up in a trailer park. What's Little Lord Trumpleroy's excuse?
2017-04-21 01:17:01 AM  
25 votes:
Can't wait to hear Spicer explain what he 'really meant' and spin away the obvious senile dementia.
2017-04-21 08:29:20 AM  
22 votes:
I ran a GIS and found this photo that totally proves Trump and Pavarotti were tight buds:

s3.amazonaws.com

Suck it, haters!
2017-04-21 08:54:55 AM  
20 votes:

clodcomplex: [img.fark.net image 586x606]


Fake News!  Trump knows how to read.

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2017-04-21 06:27:38 AM  
20 votes:

draconian: You farking idiots sure do not like context, leaving out how he is talking about Italy's history of artistic achievement...and I guess stop calling a person a friend after they die. Such cold-hearted ignoramuses.


Like normal people, yes.

/"Alas, poor Yorick! I knewknow him, Horatio...".
2017-04-21 07:23:02 AM  
17 votes:
So when meeting with a foreign head of state, he was literally, "I have an Italian friend"?

I don't... ah. I just. Wow.
2017-04-21 07:21:56 AM  
17 votes:

bonobo73: ftv: "...Pavarotti, a friend of mine, a great friend of mine,..."

No present tense (or any tense), no foul.

Thanks wapost, subby and mods for greenlighting a big bag of nothing.


That's because Trump doesn't speak English like a normal adult.  I'm much more likely to believe that Trump is lying and has no idea that Pavarotti is dead as opposed to him speaking in a more general sense that they were once great friends.

I wish someone had followed his statement up with a question about when he last spoke with Pavarotti.  I bet Trump would have said Pavarotti called him to congratulate him on winning the election and telling him it was glorious how Trump got 306 electoral votes when nobody thought it was possible.
2017-04-21 06:01:09 AM  
17 votes:

clodcomplex: [img.fark.net image 586x606]


Not one, but two "real Americans" wearing hats in the goddamn Oval Office. Reeeal nice, Clark.
img.fark.net
2017-04-21 05:56:16 AM  
17 votes:
Wait til he finds out this guy is also no longer with us:

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2017-04-21 01:53:54 AM  
17 votes:

Circusdog320: Doesnt Luciano hang out with Fredrick Douglass?


No, you're thinking of Aaron Hernandez.
2017-04-21 08:02:23 AM  
14 votes:
I'm friends with dead people.

A new movie from M. Night Shamalamadingdong
2017-04-21 07:02:35 AM  
14 votes:

Yellow Beard: Pavrotti is not dead. Like Elvis, he just went back to his home planet.


He's just tired and shagged out after a long squawk.
2017-04-21 08:37:57 AM  
13 votes:
He didn't mean Pavarotti. He meant Paganini.

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2017-04-21 07:47:41 AM  
13 votes:
I'm still surprised he didn't say "Dong, Where is my automobile?" to Xi.
2017-04-21 06:12:33 AM  
12 votes:
Sure, Trump talks to Pavarotti all the time.....

4.bp.blogspot.com
2017-04-21 06:02:40 AM  
12 votes:
You farking idiots sure do not like context, leaving out how he is talking about Italy's history of artistic achievement...and I guess stop calling a person a friend after they die. Such cold-hearted ignoramuses.
2017-04-21 03:23:23 AM  
10 votes:

JustToLetYouKnowFriend: The 45th President of the United States everyone.

The man can't stop telling lies.

He can't farking help himself.

[img.fark.net image 422x434]


Worst president ever on Google:

img.fark.net
2017-04-21 09:24:15 AM  
9 votes:

LowbrowDeluxe: Can't wait to hear Spicer explain what he 'really meant' and spin away the obvious senile dementia.


img.fark.net

MOAR!
2017-04-21 08:20:21 AM  
9 votes:
Next up on his tour: trump to tell British PM that his lover Margaret Thatcher is the tits.
2017-04-21 07:40:27 AM  
9 votes:
So close that Pavarotti's family wanted Trump to stop using his music.
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-pavarotti-trump-idUSKC​N​1012T0
2017-04-21 07:21:55 AM  
9 votes:
"I never understood a single word he said but I helped him drink his wine. He always had some mighty fine wine." ~ trump
2017-04-21 06:52:48 AM  
8 votes:

Alternative Facts: vigoda.jpg

/lazy
//bad mood
///too early for vodak


No. No its not.
*glug*

Armageddon on the horizon
No hope to survive
Worse than Nixon
No getting out alive
In post POTUS life
Theres nothing but strife
fark it.
Im going out drunk.
Hail vodak and beerses!
2017-04-21 06:43:51 AM  
8 votes:
Pavrotti is not dead. Like Elvis, he just went back to his home planet.
2017-04-21 06:02:17 AM  
8 votes:
Oh am I tired of winning.
2017-04-21 05:47:53 AM  
8 votes:
He's just remembering Pavarotti when he'd turn into Captain Chaos to outwit the socialists in that documentary about the nationwide race.
2017-04-21 08:39:32 AM  
7 votes:
Armchair_Invective: yes, the two of them used to get together with Frederick Douglass and have "hot jam sessions".


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2017-04-21 08:07:59 AM  
7 votes:

calbert: eh, Trump was probably thinking Enrico Palazzo anyways.


img.fark.net
"Whoops... Sorry, fellas... "
2017-04-21 07:33:13 AM  
7 votes:
He should deflect this, change the subject.
How about Scotland?
He could remind everyone that he loves Scotland because he is Scotch.
2017-04-21 09:30:46 AM  
6 votes:

Lee Jackson Beauregard: Pointy Tail of Satan: Sure, Trump talks to Pavarotti all the time.....

[4.bp.blogspot.com image 320x180]

But the Bible thumpers lurv him.

[img.fark.net image 850x637]

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Fixed the sign for them.
2017-04-21 08:34:52 AM  
6 votes:

EJ25T: clodcomplex: [img.fark.net image 586x606]

Not one, but two "real Americans" wearing hats in the goddamn Oval Office. Reeeal nice, Clark.
[img.fark.net image 320x240]


Kid Rock's hat looks screwed on so tightly that it would remove his eyebrows if he took it off.
2017-04-21 06:11:06 AM  
6 votes:

skinink: Those curtains are so tacky,


But they match the rug.
2017-04-21 05:59:22 AM  
6 votes:
Is this what will finally get Ryan and the Turtle to pull the trigger on impeachment?
2017-04-21 05:12:54 AM  
6 votes:
pavarotti is alive!

/i knew it
2017-04-21 09:48:39 AM  
5 votes:
Media: You're a dead man.
Trump: I'm a dead man?
Media: That's right. I just faxed the clerk of New York and asked him what he knew about Luciano Pavarotti and do you want to know what he replied?
Trump: Did you just say Pavarotti ?
Media: Yes, I did.
Trump: Pavarotti with a P?
Media: That's right.
Trump: Pavarotti's dead!
Media: [holds up fax] I'm aware of that!
Trump: Well my friend is not Luciano Pavarotti! It's Davarotti Luciano D-avarotti ! "D-A-varotti"
2017-04-21 07:06:05 AM  
5 votes:
I for one look forward to Donny being reunited with his old friend.

Cant happen soon enough IMO.
2017-04-21 12:50:04 PM  
4 votes:

bingo the psych-o: [vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net image 200x244]

RIP Pavarotti.  I knew him well.


If you're gonna use Brian Blessed, this one looks more like an opera.
media.gizmodo.co.uk
2017-04-21 10:53:30 AM  
4 votes:
Well, that's it. Now I'm seriously on the fence about voting for Luciano Pavarotti.
2017-04-21 09:55:24 AM  
4 votes:
He's even attacking our milk.

F U, Trump!

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2017-04-21 09:32:31 AM  
4 votes:

clodcomplex: [img.fark.net image 586x606]


I mentioned this in the Sarah Palin thread, but is anyone else flinching when they see Ted and Kid Rock wearing hats in the Oval Office?

Because I'm terrified that my Grandma is going to rise from the grave to slap the sh*t out of me for just LOOKING at such a thing, let alone contemplating it on my own.

For folks who seem to get outraged at "disrespecting the office" with shoes and the like, folks seem to be awfully quiet about folks putting their feet on the upholstery and otherwise treating the Oval Office like a prop at the Chucky Cheese on Wiltshire and Pismo.
2017-04-21 08:33:57 AM  
4 votes:

Pointy Tail of Satan: Sure, Trump talks to Pavarotti all the time.....

[4.bp.blogspot.com image 320x180]


But the Bible thumpers lurv him.

img.fark.net
2017-04-21 08:25:50 AM  
4 votes:

Circusdog320: Doesnt Luciano hang out with Fredrick Douglass?


Amazingly applicable:
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2017-04-21 06:59:07 AM  
4 votes:
Dumb? Senile? Or just thinking all Eye-ties know each other?
2017-04-21 06:47:50 AM  
4 votes:
STFU DONNY!!!
2017-04-21 06:46:00 AM  
4 votes:
vigoda.jpg

/lazy
//bad mood
///too early for vodak
2017-04-21 02:49:49 PM  
3 votes:

whitroth: Yeah, well, Ben Franklin is a friend of *mine*, Mr. Trump... and he does SCIENCE!


So, Jeremiah was a good friend of mine and he was a BULLFROG! He always had some mighty fine wine, then something about joy and boys and girls...this is starting to sound pedo'y...getting drunk with kids WTF is wrong with this song...
2017-04-21 12:04:36 PM  
3 votes:

JustToLetYouKnowFriend: The 45th President of the United States everyone.

The man can't stop telling lies.

He can't farking help himself.

[img.fark.net image 422x434]


In your heart, you know he's alt-right.
2017-04-21 12:03:27 PM  
3 votes:

stoli n coke: alphabravo42: skinink: I'm more offended that he thinks every piece of decor looks better off good colored. Those curtains behind him look shiatty. Trump could just hire an interior decorator to make good decisions for him. Those curtains are so tacky, they look like something someone purchased from a 99¢ store.

Funnily enough Bill Clinton used those.

https://www.aol.com/article/lifestyle/2017/02/06/trump-gold-drapes-ova​l-office/21708101/

Bill Clinton grew up in a trailer park. What's Little Lord Trumpleroy's excuse?


Those are Muslim prayer curtains, you insensitive clods.
http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/photos/ovaloffice.asp
2017-04-21 10:27:33 AM  
3 votes:

NakedReporta: Not friends.

Pavarotti Widow Tells Trump to Stop Using 'Nessun Dorma' in Campaign, NBC News, 7/22/16
"Luciano Pavarotti's widow has told Donald Trump to stop playing the tenor's most famous aria at campaign events, saying the billionaire's values are 'incompatible' with the world's most recognized opera singer."

The Long Goodbye, The Guardian Observer, 5/19/02
"A while ago, Donald Trump engaged Pavarotti for a concert at one of his Atlantic City casinos. He appeared, squawked a few Neapolitan songs, and left even the musically undemanding punters who had wandered in from the gaming tables so disgruntled that Trump demanded the return of his fee."

Here's hoping the widow comes out and makes a statement again.


"My husband's been dead for a decade, you name-dropping nincompoop. How 'bout you stop pissing on his grave, Lord Dampnut?"

I'd pay to hear her say that to him.
2017-04-21 10:07:45 AM  
3 votes:

starsrift: So when meeting with a foreign head of state, he was literally, "I have an Italian friend"?

I don't... ah. I just. Wow.


"I love that Olive Garden. Tremendous pasta dishes. Tremendous. And don't get me started on that Vinnie Barbarino. Great guy. Just the best"
2017-04-21 08:48:41 AM  
3 votes:

kokomo61: EbolaNYC: skinink: I'm more offended that he thinks every piece of decor looks better off good colored. Those curtains behind him look shiatty. Trump could just hire an interior decorator to make good decisions for him. Those curtains are so tacky, they look like something someone purchased from a 99¢ store.

He's exactly what poor white people imagine how a rich person should live.

Or what a hobo imagines a rich man to be.

[iFrame https://www.youtube.com/embed/hkAmTjl0F0E?start=60 - 480x270]


My friend grew up in poverty, and ended up making average to good money.  Her house is decorated in the tackiest manner possible.  Walls of mirrors, lots of gold trim, and overly ornate details.  Looks like a low budget interior from a Newport Mansion, inside a ranch house.
2017-04-21 08:34:11 AM  
3 votes:
Ok, can we just accept an axiom and move on? Trump and the truth and reality haven't seen one another in years. He reminds me of the kid I knew in grade school who swore as the gospel truth that his dad let him fly his F-4E Phantom II on weekends.
2017-04-21 08:12:26 AM  
3 votes:

Fury Pilot: Noah_Tall: When people talk about friends who are dead it isn't exactly common to insert "who is currently dead" or "when he was alive". if the other person knows who you are talking about.  Calling out Trump on his claim of being friends would be reasonable and probably valid.  Saying that his statement meant he thinks Pavarotti is still alive is just plain reaching.

If I were to say "I met George Carlin when I got backstage at the Wheeler theater." you could assume I was lying (and you would be right) but I doubt you would assume I meant recently.

You used the past tense.
Trump used word salad, so who knows what he was trying to say.
Do we know if Trump and Pavarotti ever even met?


Weren't they on the same tv show once (different segments) transmitted from different countries, but they met...ohh wait, that was Putin.  Never mind!
2017-04-21 08:03:40 AM  
3 votes:
He also was good friends with Enrico Pallazzo.
2017-04-21 07:56:36 AM  
3 votes:

FatherChaos: Wait til he finds out this guy is also no longer with us:

[img.fark.net image 240x274]


Snoop Dogg looks good with some extra weight and a suit.
2017-04-21 07:52:29 AM  
3 votes:

Noah_Tall: When people talk about friends who are dead it isn't exactly common to insert "who is currently dead" or "when he was alive". if the other person knows who you are talking about.  Calling out Trump on his claim of being friends would be reasonable and probably valid.  Saying that his statement meant he thinks Pavarotti is still alive is just plain reaching.

If I were to say "I met George Carlin when I got backstage at the Wheeler theater." you could assume I was lying (and you would be right) but I doubt you would assume I meant recently.


It's not reaching.

My wife's father has been dead for about the same amount of time as Pavarotti. Not once has anyone who knew him said "is" when referring to him since his death, not even the stupidest people.
I've never said Abraham Lincoln is a great man, but I've said was plenty of times.
There is no way any reasonable person can conclude anything except that Trump is a bold-faced liar (my personal take) or senile/demented (also my personal take).
But Trump didn't win the election off of votes from reasonable people, so I'm sure he doesn't give any more farks about this than any other bullshiat he's spewed in the past.
2017-04-21 06:40:21 AM  
3 votes:
Bull. I heard him sing on XMRadio classical channel just a couple days ago.
2017-04-21 06:06:53 AM  
3 votes:

lucksi: Does this mean Opera Man is coming back to SNL?

But yeah, call that guy your friend. Not likely that he'll rise from the dead to dispute your "facts"


I think I might come back just to refute that statement.
2017-04-21 10:13:27 PM  
2 votes:
I gotta admit... "Trump's not really that bad, I mean, look at Eisenhower or Kennedy!" is a new one.

I'm not sure whether to tip my glass in admiration or drain it in despair.
2017-04-21 07:40:22 PM  
2 votes:
He was just confused because of the Pavarotti hologram at Coachella.
2017-04-21 02:41:05 PM  
2 votes:
Yeah, well, Ben Franklin is a friend of *mine*, Mr. Trump... and he does SCIENCE!
2017-04-21 12:07:30 PM  
2 votes:
I believe Pavarotti was one of the Bowling Green victims.

It was YUGE news when it happened.
2017-04-21 10:46:26 AM  
2 votes:
img.fark.net
2017-04-21 10:37:18 AM  
2 votes:
vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net

RIP Pavarotti.  I knew him well.
2017-04-21 10:23:08 AM  
2 votes:
I'm starting to think maybe we shouldn't have elected Trump.
2017-04-21 09:44:42 AM  
2 votes:

Lee Jackson Beauregard: But the Bible thumpers lurv him.


I wonder if they are still going to lurv him when their bibles become the only form of healthcare they can afford?
2017-04-21 09:31:15 AM  
2 votes:

Lee Jackson Beauregard: Pointy Tail of Satan: Sure, Trump talks to Pavarotti all the time.....

[4.bp.blogspot.com image 320x180]

But the Bible thumpers lurv him.

[img.fark.net image 850x637]


Well, supposedly, the anti-christ WILL fool most of the people who claim to be christian into following him.
2017-04-21 09:27:19 AM  
2 votes:
More and more people are going to start recognizing this guy, he's been doing an amazing job.
2017-04-21 08:29:34 AM  
2 votes:

ArcadianRefugee: EJ25T: clodcomplex: [img.fark.net image 586x606]

Not one, but two "real Americans" wearing hats in the goddamn Oval Office. Reeeal nice, Clark.
[img.fark.net image 320x240]

You should always remove your hat.

Because reasons.

img.fark.net
2017-04-21 08:26:13 AM  
2 votes:
yes, the two of them used to get together with Frederick Douglass and have hot jam sessions.
2017-04-21 07:56:17 AM  
2 votes:
He knows one farking thing about Italian culture, and that guy died 10 years ago.
2017-04-21 07:33:37 AM  
2 votes:

EbolaNYC: skinink: I'm more offended that he thinks every piece of decor looks better off good colored. Those curtains behind him look shiatty. Trump could just hire an interior decorator to make good decisions for him. Those curtains are so tacky, they look like something someone purchased from a 99¢ store.

He's exactly what poor white people imagine how a rich person should live.


Or what a hobo imagines a rich man to be.

The Dow Jones and the very rich Donald Trump
Youtube hkAmTjl0F0E
2017-04-21 06:11:01 AM  
2 votes:
Not going nowhere, slim chance he will.
2017-04-21 05:55:17 AM  
2 votes:

calbert: eh, Trump was probably thinking Enrico Palazzo anyways.


Odd, but OK

img.fark.net
2017-04-21 07:38:45 PM  
1 vote:

LowbrowDeluxe: Can't wait to hear Spicer explain what he 'really meant' and spin away the obvious senile dementia.


Spicer? I want Impaler to show us what Snekretary will say about it.
2017-04-21 06:20:15 PM  
1 vote:
That boy has gaps in his brain.
2017-04-21 05:45:31 PM  
1 vote:

draconian: Farking Canuck: draconian: No, that was CNNs spin to create fake news.

You really like the taste of that cool-aid.

Yet amazingly how that link of theirs has a long story saying one thing, while the actual truth of it being illegal, is a tiny little blurb in the same article.

Funny thing about that cool-aid expression is that most of those that drank it, didnt know what was in it and thus had no idea they were going to be a cool-aid drinker...I dont expect you to get it.


This is performance art, right?  That's the only possible excuse for doing Trump's 'I just learned this fact, which means no one else must've ever heard it' schtick.
2017-04-21 04:58:03 PM  
1 vote:

Farking Canuck: draconian: No, that was CNNs spin to create fake news.

You really like the taste of that cool-aid.


Trump's still not going to sleep with him
/Or Melania
2017-04-21 04:44:06 PM  
1 vote:

LisaNeedsBraces: draconian: Atomsk: draconian: whargarrbl

Eheheh... okay, I'm walking away...yet im going to give a long post with links to fake stories I believed to be true and act as if its proof.

Fixed that for you.

Also, Soros is a go to for Alex Jones people, not everyone that disagrees with you...but thanks for proving you are what you say you hate Mr Labels.

....actually, you kinda proved EXACTLY what Atomsk said you would do....if you had read the rest of the post.
Sweeping stuff under the rug & saying "That's that!" sure is a lot easier than actually analyzing & disputing each example, hunh?  Is the art of the debate truly dead?


He kicked me out of his house and said he never wants to see me again =(

/comfy couch
//good selection of snacks
///#goodroommatesarehardtofind
2017-04-21 03:42:59 PM  
1 vote:
draconian: whargarrbl

Eheheh... okay, I'm walking away. You haven't answered a single thing and have done nothing but spin, deflect, and pathetically try to smoke bomb. Trump was absolutely wrong about the wiretapping. He said his phones in Trump Tower were tapped. Absolutely not true. Were people working in his campaign "wiretapped"? Yes, so to speak. Intelligence was gathered on them via a legally (and difficultly) obtained warrant. Trump Tower? No. I mean, the topic is "Donald Trump was great friends with Pavarotti." I asked "Is there more than one source for this?" and you then claimed I believe everything the "fake media" is feeding me and that I'm frothing at the mouth to say/believe anything negative about Trump. Just a slight overreaction on your part, because I said "pics?"

Donald Trump lies. All the time. He is a proven, repetitive, compulsive, and rather poor, liar:
http://www.newsweek.com/trump-media-terrorism-lies-muslims-travel-ban​-​list-553923
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/20/opinion/all-the-presidents-lies.ht​m​l?_r=0
https://mic.com/articles/168888/here-are-the-5-biggest-lies-from-dona​l​d-trump-s-bizarre-press-conference#.yXKIPxrPE
http://www.factcheck.org/person/donald-trump/
http://www.politicususa.com/2017/02/06/white-house-promises-provide-l​i​st-support-trumps-lie-terror-attacks-unreported.html
http://www.politifact.com/personalities/donald-trump/statements/byrul​i​ng/false/
https://www.buzzfeed.com/maryanngeorgantopoulos/president-trump-lie-l​i​st?utm_term=.qtDv05oMw#.hsjkOBMxy
https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2017/04/11/daniel-dales-donald-tru​m​p-fact-check-updates.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/politics/trump-claims/?utm_te​r​m=.dfe8a993cdf9

Now okay, I'm sure you'll counter that all of these sources are just MSM liberal bullcrap, that they're "cucks" for being bought by "Soros and the Deep State" (I saw them open at the Troubadour last fall, they were fantastic), you may even toss the word "sheeple" in there somewhere. Feel free, I can safely ignore you now, knowing exactly how you operate.

Last thing though. Hypothetical: You and a friend are watching basketball and Lebron James is onscreen.

Your friend: Oh man, 'Bron is a great friend, man, a great friend. Remember that picture I showed you like, 15 years ago? The one me with me and LBJ?
You: The meet-and-greet one...?
Your friend: Best friends man, we bros. It wasn't just the one time, too. We hang out all the time, like every week. I went to the club with him last night!
You: Really...? Can I see pictures?
Your friend: Get out of my house, I never want to see you again.

Does this seem reasonable?

Anyway, I won't bother looking for your reply since it'll contain nothing but more embarrassing impotence. I'm glad we had this little chat though. Now I know to just keep scrolling whenever I see your name, confident that nothing of value was lost. Thanks man!
2017-04-21 02:54:10 PM  
1 vote:

draconian: Or how about this one that went on for some 2 months...only to be true in the end.


AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA


*breathe*


AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
2017-04-21 02:26:43 PM  
1 vote:
img.buzzfeed.com
Wanted for questioning.
2017-04-21 02:14:46 PM  
1 vote:

draconian: Atomsk:Congrats on your 5th grade reading comprehension fail.

Say the person demanding evidence of friendship to help prop up this fake news based on nothing...

This shiat is getting ridiculous. If Trump says he breathes clean air, are you people going to demand medical exams showing that his lungs are actually taking it in? 

This is Fox News level horseshiat.


If he's in Beijing fondling the local politico's balls while they make him some more knick-knacks to vend to the people who think a guy who imports labor, stiff contractors on the bill, and settles out of court every two years is a model of job creation.

Hell yeah I want him to stop saying bald faced useless lies in the course of being the face of America.  There is a reason we belittle Erdogan for being a dictator with thin spray coat of democracy.  Its why we laugh openly at Russian state media's lies.  Its why its cute but in a terrifying way the the Kim family continues their smaller localized cleansing of their own people.  
Because we used to not be like those saps, we used to be able to hold it together.

This is like Master ordering around Blaster and we are all under his embargo of the pig shiat monopoly.
2017-04-21 02:10:11 PM  
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draconian: Atomsk:Congrats on your 5th grade reading comprehension fail.

Say the person demanding evidence of friendship to help prop up this fake news based on nothing...

This shiat is getting ridiculous. If Trump says he breathes clean air, are you people going to demand medical exams showing that his lungs are actually taking it in? 

This is Fox News level horseshiat.


Wow, you're seriously triggered, aren't you? I'm not asserting anything at all, nor am I demanding anything. These are the facts:

1) Trump called Pavarotti "a great friend". He did not say "is", he did not say "was". Aside from reading into the statement, objectively there is no determining way to say whether Trump means they ARE or they WERE, only that, at some point in time, they were great friends. I can't say whether he doesn't know Pavarotti is dead or not. And, so you can accept this point I'll say it one more time, I do not care.

2) If we are to take Trump at his word, from 2001 and from this recent comment, they were "great friends". Trump has proven repeatedly that he lies and/or doesn't understand fairly basic concepts (who knew healthcare was difficult? who knew thousands of years of history between two countries was so complicated?). So we can't just blindly accept when he makes claims like this.

3) Due to the above fact, I asked if there were other sources outside of Trump himself to verify their friendship. I said that it seems at least a little odd that so far, outside of the article you reference which again is based on Trump's word, no one has really given any other sources. No pictures, no comments from Pavarotti, no additional comments from Trump, no comments from either of their families about a great friendship, no references about either of them being close -- from 2001 to 2017. 16 years that two globally-known individuals were apparently close friends and there's only two instances to verify this, both coming from a man who is a proven liar.

Is this important? shiat no. But you seemed... passionate about defending him. I said "Okay, maybe they were great friends. Is there anything other than just his own word that shows this?" aaaaaaand you decide I've gone off the deep end of bought into it whole-heartedly and that I'm flailing about in an overreactive tizzy. Just because I asked "Is there more?"

And actually yes, I would want to have Trump take a medical exam, considering his utterly laughable "bill of health" from Dr. Drake "The Waddler" Quack. Especially about clean air, since Trump believes asbestos is not harmful.

Oh and if you actually do find anything else to show they were "great friends" such as quotes from either man, their relatives, their friends, their employees, other celebrities, if you find a few pictures, hell if you hit the jackpot and find video of them chumming it up -- anything other than the 2001 article, then sure, I can believe it.

I'm propping up nothing whatsoever. What if I phrased it differently? What if I said "Oh man, that's so cool that they were so close! That must have been fun to see them hang out together! Are there any pictures?? Or video??" would you react the same way? Asking for more sources but positively rather than objectively?

It's not a hard question, but, somehow, I don't think your answer will be satisfactory.
2017-04-21 01:37:16 PM  
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draconian: Atomsk:So in 2001, Trump called Pavarotti a friend. Okay... Do we know if Pavarotti ever said anything similar about Trump? Personally, I really don't care whether or not he knows Pavarotti is dead, I'm not going to debate whether "is" is implied or not

He...did...not...say...the...word...is.

No tense, past, present or future was used. Congrats on soaking up fake news.


Wow. You utterly missed my point. I said I wasn't going to debate it because I don't care whether "is" should be there or not. The entire point of my post was saying that if he considerED him a friend in the past, and the sentiment was mutual, is there any other proof besides just Trump's word in one article. Nothing whatsoever about whether Trump knows Pavarotti is dead or not.

You somehow completely missed everything else I said and focused on a detail I said I didn't care about, which must have really taken a good amount of effort.

Congrats on your 5th grade reading comprehension fail.
2017-04-21 01:11:13 PM  
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Thank You Black Jesus!: rnatalie: I'm still surprised he didn't say "Dong, Where is my automobile?" to Xi.

"Automobile?"


Lake...Big Lake.
2017-04-21 01:07:12 PM  
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rnatalie: I'm still surprised he didn't say "Dong, Where is my automobile?" to Xi.


"Automobile?"
2017-04-21 01:02:31 PM  
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draconian: SpectroBoy: A normal person would know his friends was dead so either

A) Trump wasn't really his friend and was LYING (as usual)
or
B) Trump is so pants-on-head retarded he doesn't understand verb tenses.

Which one of those makes him worth defending?

Incorrect. A normal person would keep context and not sound like a total idiot. 

A) Trump spoke of him being a friend in 2001, proof already given via a LIBERAL news site.
thus showing you and MSM making fake news again about him lying.
B) No "tense" was given for him to be incorrect.
thus showing you need to rethink who is pants on head retarded. Hint: look in a mirror.


So in 2001, Trump called Pavarotti a friend. Okay... Do we know if Pavarotti ever said anything similar about Trump? Personally, I really don't care whether or not he knows Pavarotti is dead, I'm not going to debate whether "is" is implied or not, I'm not gonna handwave it away and say "It's absolutely nothing, it's reaching" when there's other evidence of him appearing to have... memory/perception problems that are much worse, I'm also not going to say this is any kind of serious definitive proof of senility.

Trump said Pavarotti was a "great friend" in 2001. According to him, they interacted backstage, etc. Is there anything beyond just this event where they interacted to make them "great friends" or can we take Trump's word as (what appears to be the only source) they really did meet at the event described. Does anyone say anywhere else they were friends? At any point? Did Trump? Did Pavarotti? Anyone in their circles? Any other references? Obviously there's not going to be documentaries and in-depth news stories about the bromance between the two, but between that article and Trump's recent comment, is there anything else at all? They are/were both internationally known figures so I find it exceptionally hard to believe that there wouldn't be at least a dozen or so more connections over the years, especially given how they were apparently such "great friends".

It seems, for now, that we have Trump's quote from 2001 and his comment now as proof they were friends. That's all. We have Trump's word that they were great friends.

And that, as he has repeatedly demonstrated a countless number of times just this month,is not enough. In fact, his word means nothing at all.
2017-04-21 12:38:52 PM  
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draconian: You farking idiots sure do not like context, leaving out how he is talking about Italy's history of artistic achievement...

I suspect Trumps idea of artistic achievement consists of making golden toilets.
2017-04-21 12:15:51 PM  
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draconian: You farking idiots sure do not like context, leaving out how he is talking about Italy's history of artistic achievement...and I guess stop calling a person a friend after they die. Such cold-hearted ignoramuses.


A normal person would know his friends was dead so either

A) Trump wasn't really his friend and was LYING (as usual)
or
B) Trump is so pants-on-head retarded he doesn't understand verb tenses.

Which one of those makes him worth defending?
2017-04-21 12:08:53 PM  
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Begoggle: I'm starting to think maybe we shouldn't have elected Trump.


I'm still on the fence.
2017-04-21 11:17:09 AM  
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Yep, of course. You libs are all wetting your boxers/panties (or both) over this slip-up. Of course he didn't mean Pavarotti, he was talking about Paganini. Doofuses.

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2017-04-21 09:55:29 AM  
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Great_Milenko: draconian: You farking idiots sure do not like context, leaving out how he is talking about Italy's history of artistic achievement...and I guess stop calling a person a friend after they die. Such cold-hearted ignoramuses.

The issue is he has to insert himself into every situation to make himself look good.  He can't just say that Italy has a historical tradition of artistic achievement stretching from the Renaissance to modern masters such as Pavarotti, or maybe name check a current Italian artist.   He has to show that the most popular tenor of a generation acknowledged His greatness.  he's a starfarker, pure and simple.


...either that, or he lives an incredibly rich fantasy life.
Walter Mitty's got nuthin' on Trump....
2017-04-21 09:44:24 AM  
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Saying "I'm friends with him" when the guy is dead means that you can argue "I still consider him a friend, so I didn't use past tense", and since the guy is dead, there is no risk that the guy will turn up on the news saying "Friends?  That's bullshiat.  The guy owes me money and I hate everything about him".
2017-04-21 09:25:08 AM  
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sauce_jenkins: Watched video a couple of times. I'm no Trumpet, but it doesn't really seem to imply that he thinks Pavarotti is still alive. In fact, he seems cognizant and respectful of the fact he's gone. Attacks like this dilute the real concerns about Trump's leadership and these sorts of assumptions delegitimize any valid complaints about him and his administration


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2017-04-21 07:54:54 AM  
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Noah_Tall: When people talk about friends who are dead it isn't exactly common to insert "who is currently dead" or "when he was alive". if the other person knows who you are talking about.  Calling out Trump on his claim of being friends would be reasonable and probably valid.  Saying that his statement meant he thinks Pavarotti is still alive is just plain reaching.

If I were to say "I met George Carlin when I got backstage at the Wheeler theater." you could assume I was lying (and you would be right) but I doubt you would assume I meant recently.


You used the past tense.
Trump used word salad, so who knows what he was trying to say.
Do we know if Trump and Pavarotti ever even met?
2017-04-21 07:38:17 AM  
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When people talk about friends who are dead it isn't exactly common to insert "who is currently dead" or "when he was alive". if the other person knows who you are talking about.  Calling out Trump on his claim of being friends would be reasonable and probably valid.  Saying that his statement meant he thinks Pavarotti is still alive is just plain reaching.

If I were to say "I met George Carlin when I got backstage at the Wheeler theater." you could assume I was lying (and you would be right) but I doubt you would assume I meant recently.
2017-04-21 07:34:27 AM  
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Stop picking on Trump. Those Eye-talian names just have too many syllables.
2017-04-21 07:26:21 AM  
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Exactly, that makes him the perfect friend because he's no longer alive to refute the friendship.
 
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