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2019-02-07 09:53:00 AM  
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2019-02-07 09:57:50 AM  
For once, he's pretty much spot on. Unintentionally spot on, but spot on, regardless.
 
2019-02-07 09:59:21 AM  
Look, your Freudian slip is showing.
 
2019-02-07 10:03:09 AM  
Remember, you vowed to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic" .
Git er dun.
 
2019-02-07 10:03:50 AM  
He just reads the words on the teleprompter and I'm guessing he skipped a line.
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2019-02-07 10:07:37 AM  

NeoCortex42: He just reads the words on the teleprompter and I'm guessing he skipped a line.
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Probably. But too stupid to realise what words were coming out of his mouth
 
2019-02-07 10:12:28 AM  
Next he's going to put an end to women's suffrage.
 
2019-02-07 10:15:20 AM  

Gubbo: NeoCortex42: He just reads the words on the teleprompter and I'm guessing he skipped a line.
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Probably. But too stupid to realise what words were coming out of his mouth


Yep.  I bet if somebody just put a full confession in the teleprompter, he'd read pretty far before realizing what he was saying.
 
2019-02-07 10:41:51 AM  
This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.
 
2019-02-07 10:42:27 AM  

NeoCortex42: Gubbo: NeoCortex42: He just reads the words on the teleprompter and I'm guessing he skipped a line.
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Probably. But too stupid to realise what words were coming out of his mouth

Yep.  I bet if somebody just put a full confession in the teleprompter, he'd read pretty far before realizing what he was saying.


I'll chip in $10 for somebody to slip in 'and go Fark yourself, America!' onto the end of his teleprompter speech.
 
2019-02-07 10:44:35 AM  

hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.


No let's all point and laugh at the idiot
 
2019-02-07 10:45:50 AM  

hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.


I can multitask.

Also, it's not that he said something dumb.  It's that he continuously says dumb things all the farking time.  A person with normal mental capacity would have realized they just said "abolition of civil rights" and corrected themselves.
 
2019-02-07 10:47:43 AM  
Proving once again what a great man President Trump is. Even when he misspeaks, he ends up telling the truth! Study it out.
 
2019-02-07 10:47:58 AM  
A Kinsley gaffe.
 
2019-02-07 10:51:16 AM  

hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.


Ahem...

"When I say something that you might think is a gaffe, it's on purpose; it's not a gaffe." - President Donald J. Trump, like 48 hours ago.
 
2019-02-07 10:53:07 AM  
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2019-02-07 10:53:31 AM  

hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.


57 states was a tired Obama kid-speaking on the campaign trail, which was a rare mistake for him.

Trump always says stupid stuff that is wrong, so it is right to mock him for being an utter failure of a President, someone deeply unfit for the highest elected office in the land.
 
2019-02-07 10:54:11 AM  

weddingsinger: NeoCortex42: Gubbo: NeoCortex42: He just reads the words on the teleprompter and I'm guessing he skipped a line.
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Probably. But too stupid to realise what words were coming out of his mouth

Yep.  I bet if somebody just put a full confession in the teleprompter, he'd read pretty far before realizing what he was saying.

I'll chip in $10 for somebody to slip in 'and go Fark yourself, America!' onto the end of his teleprompter speech.


"I got fffffive on it!"
 
2019-02-07 10:54:13 AM  
Sweet Baby Jesus, there's video.  I'm guessing that was a verbal typo, but it's a big'un.
 
2019-02-07 10:54:15 AM  

Gubbo: NeoCortex42: He just reads the words on the teleprompter and I'm guessing he skipped a line.
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Probably. But too stupid to realise what words were coming out of his mouth


Mixed up "abolition" and "abortion" somehow?
 
2019-02-07 10:54:33 AM  

Xcott: Next he's going to put an end to women's suffrage.


I think that will never happen.  Because any woman who is with him suffers.
 
2019-02-07 10:54:58 AM  

weddingsinger: hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.

Ahem...

"When I say something that you might think is a gaffe, it's on purpose; it's not a gaffe." - President Donald J. Trump, like 48 hours ago.


...and we're done.
 
2019-02-07 10:55:16 AM  
And just the other day he said that he doesn't gaffe; when it sounds like a gaffe, he actually means it.
 
2019-02-07 10:55:23 AM  
Fascists often speak of things how they want them to be, instead of how things are.
 
2019-02-07 10:56:22 AM  

Xcott: Next he's going to put an end to women's suffrage.


Nah, he likes it when women suffer. Just look at how he grabs them.
 
2019-02-07 10:56:46 AM  
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2019-02-07 10:56:51 AM  
Unintentionally truthful, the only kind of truthful Trump knows.
 
2019-02-07 10:57:23 AM  
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"I, Donald Trump Man, do solemnly swear to relieve the American citizens of their basic human rights."

/it all makes sense now - John Kricfalusi was a prophet
 
2019-02-07 10:57:30 AM  
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2019-02-07 10:57:48 AM  

hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.


No, it's not. That was an innocuous and realtively uncommon example of Obama misspeaking.

This is part of an extended and ongoing pattern of behavior that, alongside other warning signs, should raise grave concerns about the ability of the current president to speak and think clearly, concentrate and form coherent, lasting thought patterns that meaningfully inform ideas and actions.

57 states was a slip up by a coherent, thoughtful president.

This is an ongoing pattern by an incoherent, easily confused president who shows multiple warning signs - on a daily basis - of severe cognitive impairment.
 
2019-02-07 10:58:46 AM  
He looks stunned, like he just got hit across the face with a board.
 
2019-02-07 10:58:48 AM  

Mad_Radhu: hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.

57 states was a tired Obama kid-speaking on the campaign trail, which was a rare mistake for him.

Trump always says stupid stuff that is wrong, so it is right to mock him for being an utter failure of a President, someone deeply unfit for the highest elected office in the land.


50 states
dc
pr
american Samoa
guam
mariana protectorate
usvi
democrats abroad

in case anyone wasn't aware
 
2019-02-07 10:59:02 AM  
A lot of people on Twitter don't seem to know what a Freudian Slip is...
 
2019-02-07 10:59:24 AM  

fiddlehead: Gubbo: NeoCortex42: He just reads the words on the teleprompter and I'm guessing he skipped a line.
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Probably. But too stupid to realise what words were coming out of his mouth

Mixed up "abolition" and "abortion" somehow?


Naw... he's supposed to be mentioning 'abolition' full stop and 'civil rights'.  Two very separate things.  But because he's a lazy reader he inserted a conjunction into a list, so instead of

"Many of our greatest strides.... from gaining our independence, to abolition... of civil rights... to extending the vote for women..."

instead of.... " gaining our independence, abolition, civil rights, and extending the vote TO women."

He managed to screw up 3 out of 4 items on a very simple list.
 
2019-02-07 10:59:26 AM  

weddingsinger: hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.

Ahem...

"When I say something that you might think is a gaffe, it's on purpose; it's a giraffe." - President Donald J. Trump, like 48 hours ago.

 
2019-02-07 10:59:33 AM  
Why are people treating this like a slip of the tongue?  The man is just stating what he believes.
 
2019-02-07 10:59:42 AM  

hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.


well, when the "faithful" are leading a daily charge for the abolition of civil rights, it kinda has meaning
 
2019-02-07 11:01:08 AM  
"Trump says that some of America's greatest accomplishments, including the "abolition of civil rights," have been led by people of faith."
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He's not wrong, unfortunately:

George Whitefield was an English Anglican cleric and evangelist who was one of the founders of Methodism and the evangelical movement.

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To Whitefield "the gospel message was so critically important that he felt compelled to use all earthly means to get the word out."Thanks to widespread dissemination of print media, perhaps half of all colonists eventually heard about, read about, or read something written by Whitefield. He employed print systematically, sending advance men to put up broadsides and distribute handbills announcing his sermons. He also arranged to have his sermons published.

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Slavery had been outlawed in the young Georgia colony in 1735. In 1747, Whitefield attributed the financial woes of his Bethesda Orphanage to Georgia's prohibition of slavery. He argued that "the constitution of that colony [Georgia] is very bad, and it is impossible for the inhabitants to subsist without the use of slaves."

Between 1748 and 1750, Whitefield campaigned for slavery's legalisation. He said that the colony would not be prosperous unless farmers had slave labor. Whitefield wanted slavery legalized not only for the prosperity of the colony, but also for the financial viability of the Bethesda Orphanage. "Had Negroes been allowed", he said, "I should now have had a sufficiency to support a great many orphans without expending above half the sum that has been laid out." Whitefield's push for the legalization of slavery "cannot be explained solely on the basics of economics." It was also that "the specter of massive slave revolts pursued him."
 
2019-02-07 11:02:32 AM  

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Great movie

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2019-02-07 11:02:37 AM  
It really doesn't matter what he said in that clip. The important thing was that it was sincere as f*ck.
 
2019-02-07 11:03:42 AM  
Trump: Comedic perfection, achieved by accident.
 
2019-02-07 11:03:50 AM  
and weirdly, he's not wrong....the Southern baptist Convention came into being when the Northern Baptist voted to condemn slavery, and the SBC churches were often in the forefront of spreading the idea that segregation was "God's will"
 
2019-02-07 11:04:45 AM  

Thank You Black Jesus!: Mad_Radhu: hobnail: This is "57 states" level of dumb. Trump says plenty of awful stuff on purpose, let's focus on that please.

57 states was a tired Obama kid-speaking on the campaign trail, which was a rare mistake for him.

Trump always says stupid stuff that is wrong, so it is right to mock him for being an utter failure of a President, someone deeply unfit for the highest elected office in the land.

50 states
dc
pr
american Samoa
guam
mariana protectorate
usvi
democrats abroad

in case anyone wasn't aware


He should technically have said 57 primaries, but he flubbed it and said states. A presidentai campaign is a brutal treadmill, so it's really not a biggie in my book if he had a slip of the tongue.
 
2019-02-07 11:04:52 AM  
I listened to the video twice, and each time, when Peesident Defendant got to the word "abolition", a song started playing.

I guess I must have Traitor Synesthesia.

Fallout 3 Soundtrack - Dixie
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2019-02-07 11:05:32 AM  
Yes, to racist pieces of shiat like him and his worshipers, they do consider that an accomplishment and one they'd like to keep repeating over and over again. And yes, religious motherfarkers were at the forefront of that. So while I'm pretty sure he doesn't know what the fark "abolition" means, he's more right here than he knows.

But the religious assholes know what he means and they've always been fine with it. Keeping nonwhite people second-class citizens has always been right up there with Jesus on their list of most important goals.
 
2019-02-07 11:05:36 AM  

NutWrench: Trump: Comedic perfection, achieved by accident.


he's impossible to satirize. I assume we'll get some version of this from Alec Baldwin on SNL this weekend, but like, where do you go from here? what absurdist extreme do you take this to?
 
2019-02-07 11:06:20 AM  
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2019-02-07 11:06:26 AM  
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2019-02-07 11:07:51 AM  
Show up late to a Prayer Breakfast?  All the prayers have been eaten.
 
2019-02-07 11:07:53 AM  
Stupid person reads stupid typo made by stupid speechwriter at stupid event, yes.  But I'd also like to point out that that motherf*cker is 'luded out but good, like approaching respiratory failure level.
 
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