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2017-08-30 08:14:40 AM  
Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin
 
2017-08-30 08:38:48 AM  

rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin


Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.
 
2017-08-30 08:51:31 AM  
What a turnout!
 
2017-08-30 09:00:07 AM  
People are surprised by this?
 
2017-08-30 09:04:22 AM  

rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin


Yeah, your several minutes on an app trump these reporters following presidents around disasters for their careers. Sure.
 
2017-08-30 09:05:22 AM  

Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.


If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man
 
2017-08-30 09:07:45 AM  

rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man


If it makes Trump sound like a callous, misguided, egotistical maniac. Then sadly you know he probably said it.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/08/29/president-trump-de​p​arts-for-houston/JIZ0A47MxrHaGWBVafYEdN/story.html
 
2017-08-30 09:28:53 AM  
"Donald Trump doesn't care about anybody."

img.fark.net
 
2017-08-30 09:38:53 AM  

Gubbo: rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man

If it makes Trump sound like a callous, misguided, egotistical maniac. Then sadly you know he probably said it.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/08/29/president-trump-dep​arts-for-houston/JIZ0A47MxrHaGWBVafYEdN/story.html


So he said "what a crowd, what a turn out" -- so effing what? Sure, a pretty shiatty thing to say in the situation
But by focusing solely on that and disregarding everything else, you show your true quality

Frankly, I despise the little orange farkwad, but his speech in Houston was one of the most sane, uncontroversial, straight forward and dare I say ... Presidential speeches he's ever made

No talk about fake news, no going off the rails about some tweet or news show
So what if he mentioned the crowd, that's part of his schtick
It would be like hating on Hilary Clinton for wearing a pant suit

Honestly  the fact that I have to defend Trump in the face of this blatant group-think farktardery is really unsettling

I imagine your world is just one big ProgLib echo chamber. Sad
 
2017-08-30 09:49:27 AM  

rcain: I imagine your world is just one big ProgLib echo chamber. Sad


Yes, those darned ProgLibs that are just EVERYWHERE, tearing this fine President down with HIS OWN WORDS AND ACTIONS...

It is kind of sad...

You do realize that a lot of folks, including my disaffected former Republican tochis, really despise this Tangerine Moron in Chief, oddly enough, BECAUSE of the very lack of understanding, empathy, and absolute inability to parse scale and depth of anything, save as it relates to his own self.

Being able to recognize how disjointed and disattached to reality that this President is...it's not a Liberal trait. It's not a Conservative trait. It's a result of having a functional neocortex attached to a brain with a working limbic system. Only those who have wilfully damaged their ability to process social and emotional cues could possibly take his spastic and off kilter patter as being vaguely normal.
 
2017-08-30 09:51:20 AM  

Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.


The best shelter.
 
2017-08-30 09:52:35 AM  

rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man

If it makes Trump sound like a callous, misguided, egotistical maniac. Then sadly you know he probably said it.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/08/29/president-trump-dep​arts-for-houston/JIZ0A47MxrHaGWBVafYEdN/story.html

So he said "what a crowd, what a turn out" -- so effing what? Sure, a pretty shiatty thing to say in the situation
But by focusing solely on that and disregarding everything else, you show your true quality

Frankly, I despise the little orange farkwad, but his speech in Houston was one of the most sane, uncontroversial, straight forward and dare I say ... Presidential speeches he's ever made

No talk about fake news, no going off the rails about some tweet or news show
So what if he mentioned the crowd, that's part of his schtick
It would be like hating on Hilary Clinton for wearing a pant suit

Honestly  the fact that I have to defend Trump in the face of this blatant group-think farktardery is really unsettling

I imagine your world is just one big ProgLib echo chamber. Sad


Much opinion.  Such strong.
 
2017-08-30 09:53:24 AM  
We've all known this since 1987. Thanks, Dana Bash.
 
2017-08-30 09:53:42 AM  
Dana Bash said Trump spent his Hurricane Harvey tour talking about himself because that's all he cares about

img.fark.net
 
2017-08-30 09:54:08 AM  
You know who else talks about Trump nonstop because that's all they care about?  Yep, the MSM.  I understand we need to hear about the President, but unless he's doing something TRULY noteworthy maybe stop feeding the troll.  No, he won't go anywhere, but at least he'll have less satisfaction in life without the MSM to whine about.
 
2017-08-30 09:54:13 AM  

rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man

If it makes Trump sound like a callous, misguided, egotistical maniac. Then sadly you know he probably said it.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/08/29/president-trump-dep​arts-for-houston/JIZ0A47MxrHaGWBVafYEdN/story.html

So he said "what a crowd, what a turn out" -- so effing what? Sure, a pretty shiatty thing to say in the situation
But by focusing solely on that and disregarding everything else, you show your true quality

Frankly, I despise the little orange farkwad, but his speech in Houston was one of the most sane, uncontroversial, straight forward and dare I say ... Presidential speeches he's ever made

No talk about fake news, no going off the rails about some tweet or news show
So what if he mentioned the crowd, that's part of his schtick
It would be like hating on Hilary Clinton for wearing a pant suit

Honestly  the fact that I have to defend Trump in the face of this blatant group-think farktardery is really unsettling

I imagine your world is just one big ProgLib echo chamber. Sad


Your threshold for acceptable human behavior is so low, you have grown to accept this farkwad as your lord and savior
 
2017-08-30 09:54:51 AM  
"Paging N.S. Sherlock, No Sh*t Sherlock to the white courtesy phone."
 
2017-08-30 09:55:57 AM  

rcain: So he said "what a crowd, what a turn out" -- so effing what? Sure, a pretty shiatty thing to say in the situation
But by focusing solely on that and disregarding everything else, you show your true quality


What is wrong with holding Trump to the same level of pettiness Obama had to endure?
 
2017-08-30 09:56:11 AM  

rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man

If it makes Trump sound like a callous, misguided, egotistical maniac. Then sadly you know he probably said it.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/08/29/president-trump-dep​arts-for-houston/JIZ0A47MxrHaGWBVafYEdN/story.html

So he said "what a crowd, what a turn out" -- so effing what? Sure, a pretty shiatty thing to say in the situation
But by focusing solely on that and disregarding everything else, you show your true quality

Frankly, I despise the little orange farkwad, but his speech in Houston was one of the most sane, uncontroversial, straight forward and dare I say ... Presidential speeches he's ever made

No talk about fake news, no going off the rails about some tweet or news show
So what if he mentioned the crowd, that's part of his schtick
It would be like hating on Hilary Clinton for wearing a pant suit

Honestly  the fact that I have to defend Trump in the face of this blatant group-think farktardery is really unsettling

I imagine your world is just one big ProgLib echo chamber. Sad


And the bar is lowered again.
 
2017-08-30 09:56:13 AM  
I had a Dana Bash once:  Invited all my friends who were named "Dana" and partied until dawn.  Oddly enough, there were equal numbers of men and women...
 
2017-08-30 09:56:39 AM  
img.fark.net
 
2017-08-30 09:56:46 AM  

rcain: Frankly, I despise the little orange farkwad, but his speech in Houston was one of the most sane, uncontroversial, straight forward and dare I say ... Presidential speeches he's ever made


That says everything you need to know about Trump.  Assuming for a moment that you're correct about how Presidential it was...he STILL talked about crowd size while 4 feet of rain was just dumped on a city.  I'd say that this being the high bar for him makes him look even worse.
 
2017-08-30 09:58:53 AM  
He didn't say shiat in Houston. He hasn't been to Houston. Corpus Christi and Austin are both three hours away. He was as close to Houston as he is to Philly when he's in the White House.
 
2017-08-30 09:59:11 AM  

LL316: You know who else talks about Trump nonstop because that's all they care about?  Yep, the MSM.  I understand we need to hear about the President, but unless he's doing something TRULY noteworthy maybe stop feeding the troll.  No, he won't go anywhere, but at least he'll have less satisfaction in life without the MSM to whine about.


I don't understand why you think that the media shouldn't report on the chief executive doing shady shiat, saying offensive things, failing in his job or just making a general mockery of the role of president.  If he'd do better, the media wouldn't always have to report on him.
 
2017-08-30 10:01:25 AM  

rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man


 Didn't he say there  were good people on one side and bad people on the other yeah and all them people waiting outside don't you think they were looking for assistance
 
2017-08-30 10:01:30 AM  

rcain: Frankly, I despise the little orange farkwad, but his speech in Houston was one of the most sane, uncontroversial, straight forward and dare I say ... Presidential speeches he's ever made


He wasn't in Houston, he was in corpus christi at a fire house. Corpus Christi suffered damage when the hurricane made landfall but there isn't the massive displacements that you are seeing due to rainfall.

He showed up to grandstand and is going back this weekend when he should be ordering studies as to the funding needs for Katrina, authorizing the use of more federal military assets to get into play, and have staffers start talking to McConnell, Ryan about FEMA disaster legislation, as well as contacting the 6 reps from Houston area to see what resources their constituents need. Start soliciting mayors and governors in outlying states to see how many refugees they can take publicly.

He could use this to buy the republicans some breathing room by doing the right thing.
 
2017-08-30 10:01:46 AM  
If Harvey had hit Mar a Largo we would have had a telethon by now
 And he would have scammed his insurance.
 
2017-08-30 10:01:55 AM  

bigfatbuddhist: I had a Dana Bash once:  Invited all my friends who were named "Dana" and partied until dawn.  Oddly enough, there were equal numbers of men and women...


If you had a Dana Bash then why any Dawn's show up?
 
2017-08-30 10:04:25 AM  
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"The name's Zalinsky. I make car parts for the American working man. That's what I am. That's who I care about."
 
2017-08-30 10:04:29 AM  

Mercutio74: LL316: You know who else talks about Trump nonstop because that's all they care about?  Yep, the MSM.  I understand we need to hear about the President, but unless he's doing something TRULY noteworthy maybe stop feeding the troll.  No, he won't go anywhere, but at least he'll have less satisfaction in life without the MSM to whine about.

I don't understand why you think that the media shouldn't report on the chief executive doing shady shiat, saying offensive things, failing in his job or just making a general mockery of the role of president.  If he'd do better, the media wouldn't always have to report on him.


Then keep giving him what he wants.  Because that's working out so well.  He's happy AND ratings are up.  Everyone wins.  :)
 
2017-08-30 10:06:51 AM  

LL316: Mercutio74: LL316: You know who else talks about Trump nonstop because that's all they care about?  Yep, the MSM.  I understand we need to hear about the President, but unless he's doing something TRULY noteworthy maybe stop feeding the troll.  No, he won't go anywhere, but at least he'll have less satisfaction in life without the MSM to whine about.

I don't understand why you think that the media shouldn't report on the chief executive doing shady shiat, saying offensive things, failing in his job or just making a general mockery of the role of president.  If he'd do better, the media wouldn't always have to report on him.

Then keep giving him what he wants.  Because that's working out so well.  He's happy AND ratings are up.  Everyone wins.  :)


So the solution is to not keep the public informed as to what the president is up to?  Ok... I guess that's kind of a solution.
 
2017-08-30 10:07:04 AM  

rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin


He was nowhere near Houston.  He was in Corpus Christi (due south of Austin) which had little damage, other that wind knocking out power.  A few miles west, there was no damage.


If I were snarky I would add he was scouting locations for the Trump Corpus Hotel, but I'll let other people address that.
 
2017-08-30 10:07:06 AM  

rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man


So even in his prepared speech, he has to mention crowd size, when he's known for being ratings and crowd size obsessed. Now imagine all the things he said that weren't to a crowd, weren't prepared speeches.  That's what this is about, not his public face but his demeanor off camera.  He's so petty and self absorbed that he can't even read a prepared speech to people who just lost everything without alluding to his own popularity. So behind the scenes they're saying that he cared even less and was more self-focused.  This is neither contradictory between the two stories from Reuters or CNN, nor surprising in the least.

You're saying because he made a semi-okay speech on camera, that reports about his off camera persona which match exactly with every single thing we've ever known about the man, are false?
 
2017-08-30 10:07:21 AM  

rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man

If it makes Trump sound like a callous, misguided, egotistical maniac. Then sadly you know he probably said it.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/08/29/president-trump-dep​arts-for-houston/JIZ0A47MxrHaGWBVafYEdN/story.html

So he said "what a crowd, what a turn out" -- so effing what? Sure, a pretty shiatty thing to say in the situation
But by focusing solely on that and disregarding everything else, you show your true quality

Frankly, I despise the little orange farkwad, but his speech in Houston was one of the most sane, uncontroversial, straight forward and dare I say ... Presidential speeches he's ever made

No talk about fake news, no going off the rails about some tweet or news show
So what if he mentioned the crowd, that's part of his schtick
It would be like hating on Hilary Clinton for wearing a pant suit

Honestly  the fact that I have to defend Trump in the face of this blatant group-think farktardery is really unsettling

I imagine your world is just one big ProgLib echo chamber. Sad


Keep fighting that struggle for social justice, warrior.
 
2017-08-30 10:07:46 AM  
Does she work for "DUH" magazine now?
 
2017-08-30 10:08:30 AM  
He was only there talking about crowds because his handlers convinced him they were putting his name on the shelter.
 
2017-08-30 10:11:56 AM  

hubiestubert: rcain: I imagine your world is just one big ProgLib echo chamber. Sad

Yes, those darned ProgLibs that are just EVERYWHERE, tearing this fine President down with HIS OWN WORDS AND ACTIONS...

It is kind of sad...

You do realize that a lot of folks, including my disaffected former Republican tochis, really despise this Tangerine Moron in Chief, oddly enough, BECAUSE of the very lack of understanding, empathy, and absolute inability to parse scale and depth of anything, save as it relates to his own self.

Being able to recognize how disjointed and disattached to reality that this President is...it's not a Liberal trait. It's not a Conservative trait. It's a result of having a functional neocortex attached to a brain with a working limbic system. Only those who have wilfully damaged their ability to process social and emotional cues could possibly take his spastic and off kilter patter as being vaguely normal.


I think what hubie is trying to say is that normalizing Trump's behavior as POTUS, and basically the face of America, is a problematic trend.

"Wow, he didn't sound like a complete narcissist this time" shouldn't be the baseline for acceptable presidential behavior.
 
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2017-08-30 10:12:27 AM  

Catlenfell: If Harvey had hit Mar a Largo we would have had a telethon by now
 And he would have scammed his insurance.


Actually, what worries me about this more than anything is the insurance angle.  I think the worst thing that happened with Katrina in the long run after the deaths was that federal government didn't step in when insurance companies refused to pay.

I saw a story floating around about a bill that just got signed recently by Abbot in Texas could open up a loophole that will let insurance companies pay a lot less for some of these claims.  If we don't have people in power holding the insurance companies feet to the fire then this event is going to throw people into poverty.  You see with the GOP it's all about law and order until a corporation has to fulfil their contracts.
 
2017-08-30 10:14:12 AM  
Duh.
 
2017-08-30 10:14:19 AM  
Prez clocksucker doesn't care about people but it was his staff telling that dumb f*ck you better go to Texas and dont be yourself just sit there and nod your head every now and then and say so sad and then move head side to side and say big words like  terrible ,awful , unbelievable we don't want to give really big words don't want to chance it
 
2017-08-30 10:14:37 AM  

Lost Thought 00: rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man

If it makes Trump sound like a callous, misguided, egotistical maniac. Then sadly you know he probably said it.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/08/29/president-trump-dep​arts-for-houston/JIZ0A47MxrHaGWBVafYEdN/story.html

So he said "what a crowd, what a turn out" -- so effing what? Sure, a pretty shiatty thing to say in the situation
But by focusing solely on that and disregarding everything else, you show your true quality

Frankly, I despise the little orange farkwad, but his speech in Houston was one of the most sane, uncontroversial, straight forward and dare I say ... Presidential speeches he's ever made

No talk about fake news, no going off the rails about some tweet or news show
So what if he mentioned the crowd, that's part of his schtick
It would be like hating on Hilary Clinton for wearing a pant suit

Honestly  the fact that I have to defend Trump in the face of this blatant group-think farktardery is really unsettling

I imagine your world is just one big ProgLib echo chamber. Sad

Your threshold for acceptable human behavior is so low, you have grown to accept this farkwad as your lord and savior


Your inability to think is the problem.
Tump says stuipd crap he needs to be called on. He does stupid crap he should be eliminated for.

This was not one of them, but you're incapable of noticing that.  You've been told to rant, so that's what you do.
You don't even know why.
 
2017-08-30 10:14:50 AM  
A narcissist that only talks about himself and shows little empathy for others?  How could anyone have guessed this?
 
2017-08-30 10:16:54 AM  

rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin


As others have said, he was boasting about the crowd size like it was a campaign rally. He even made a comment about how famous the FEMA director was becoming because he's always on TV.

And earlier in the week when asked why he announced the Arpaio pardon when Harvey was hitting Houston, he said it was because so many people would be watching the news - the ratings would be huge.

It's all about the optics for Trump - that's how he understands the world.

Unlike previous Republican and Democratic presidents he didn't meet with any flood victims. He didn't say a word about the people who died.

I don't think he consciously choose not do do these things - it's just that he has zero empathy for other people.
 
2017-08-30 10:17:24 AM  
Let's not forget that every time he gives a semi-coherent speech, he tends to follow it with Twitter mouth-sharting.

img.fark.netHarvey is going down, and this motherfarker is using his pulpit to feel sorry about himself.
 
2017-08-30 10:20:45 AM  
@RealDonaldTrump:

Great crowd, tho surprised so many were soaked and disheveled. Some didn't even comb there hair! Think you'd spend a few minutes pulling yourself together... 1/2

... to look nice for The President! Didn't FLOTUS look great?! She knows how to dress for me, not these wet losers! Glad I cut FEMA staff, why waste the $$$?!! 2/2
 
2017-08-30 10:21:33 AM  
(Blink) Dana (blink) Bash (blink blink blink)?

(Blink blink) who? (Blink blink blink blink blink blink blink)
 
2017-08-30 10:21:55 AM  

Iowan73: rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Gubbo: rcain: Interesting, I watched him speak in Houston on the Routers News App and he didn't mention himself, he actually seemed to focus on the people and giving them reassurance

Maybe that was Reuters' spin, but I sure as shiat trust Reuters FAR MORE than I trust CNN's or MSNBC's spin

Didn't he comment on the crowd that turned up for him. Outside a good damned shelter.

If he did, they didn't show that part. They did show him saying  "you are all special, wonderful people" as if they were children and needing a pat on the head -- which for Trump was probably a magnanimous display of compassion for his fellow man

If it makes Trump sound like a callous, misguided, egotistical maniac. Then sadly you know he probably said it.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/08/29/president-trump-dep​arts-for-houston/JIZ0A47MxrHaGWBVafYEdN/story.html

So he said "what a crowd, what a turn out" -- so effing what? Sure, a pretty shiatty thing to say in the situation
But by focusing solely on that and disregarding everything else, you show your true quality

Frankly, I despise the little orange farkwad, but his speech in Houston was one of the most sane, uncontroversial, straight forward and dare I say ... Presidential speeches he's ever made

No talk about fake news, no going off the rails about some tweet or news show
So what if he mentioned the crowd, that's part of his schtick
It would be like hating on Hilary Clinton for wearing a pant suit

Honestly  the fact that I have to defend Trump in the face of this blatant group-think farktardery is really unsettling

I imagine your world is just one big ProgLib echo chamber. Sad

And the bar is lowered again.


I have to agree with rcain here.  People are approaching derangement syndrome levels of hate on this site.

Trump faced a natural disaster on part with Katrina and didn't screw it up.  He went to the site and said some stuff.  More importantly, he hired a competent guy to manage disaster response, and the federal response has prevented all out chaos from ensuing. That's pretty much all a president can do.

So faced with a massive natural disaster, he outshone Bush on the response. It's ok to say it. It doesn't take away from the fact that he's otherwise the worst president of our lifetimes. He got one win, and shiat didn't go horribly wrong.

Be objective, and give credit where it is due.  It makes legitimate attacks on his record more credible. Don't be like those assholes who were looking for made up BS to attack Obama over the Dandy response.
 
2017-08-30 10:21:58 AM  
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Why is that woman on the left smiling? I've always wondered...... :)
 
d23 [BareFark]
2017-08-30 10:22:37 AM  

kanesays: [img.fark.net image 850x668]

Why is that woman on the left smiling? I've always wondered...... :)


It must be cold there.
 
2017-08-30 10:24:46 AM  
Dandy? Really?

Apparently my spellchecker was designed in the late 19th century.
 
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