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2020-08-01 3:49:03 PM  
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2020-08-01 3:58:33 PM  
Better to remain silent and let the world think you a fool than...you know what, Donald; you do you.
 
2020-08-01 4:08:51 PM  
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2020-08-01 4:09:06 PM  
"Can't we just stop counting all the sick people and pretend I fixed the problem? I'm trying to get re-elected here!"
 
2020-08-01 4:25:17 PM  
"If we tested less, there would be less cases."


Fewer
, Fuhrer.
 
2020-08-01 5:10:27 PM  
We'll come back strong from what?
 
2020-08-01 5:47:26 PM  

Badmoodman: "If we tested less, there would be less cases."


Fewer, Fuhrer.


And not only that, Fuhrer. There be the same amount of cases, they'd just be under counted, Impeached President Dotard.
 
2020-08-01 5:51:10 PM  
Just saying stuff is not an argument.  I know that's hard for right wingers to understand since they rarely say anything that makes sense.
 
2020-08-01 6:12:20 PM  
We elected the stupidest person we could find to lead our country. We elected the government we deserve, I guess.
 
2020-08-01 6:15:09 PM  
Come on, Subby, that's a little unfair to Trump.

That isn't just not understanding math; it's not understanding a single farking thing.

How can anyone with 2 working brain cells agree with this mouth-breathing, hamberder-munching, baby-caging moran?
 
2020-08-01 6:19:34 PM  
Trump and his supporters view knowledge=weakness, honesty=weakness, kindness=weakness. They hate anyone who appears to show weakness.

For them it doesn't matter what Trump says, as long as he doesn't appear weak, and he avoids looking weak by doing battle with those who exhibit the three qualities above.

This is also a trap, because during those times when he doesn't do battle, he looks weak, and his supporters begin to chew on him immediately. That pressure motivates him to continue battling, to keep them at bay.
 
2020-08-01 6:27:20 PM  

Farking Clown Shoes: Come on, Subby, that's a little unfair to Trump.

That isn't just not understanding math; it's not understanding a single farking thing.

How can anyone with 2 working brain cells agree with this mouth-breathing, hamberder-munching, baby-caging moran?


Because of liberals and socialism, apparently.
 
2020-08-01 6:28:02 PM  
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2020-08-01 6:47:50 PM  
This is why Trump never got tested for STDs.
 
2020-08-01 6:56:51 PM  
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2020-08-01 7:03:20 PM  
Fauci is so getting fired. He make Donny look bad.
 
2020-08-01 7:17:45 PM  
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2020-08-01 7:41:35 PM  
He should brag up the superiority of our death certificates as well.
 
2020-08-01 7:43:24 PM  
Fact: Most of these people were admitted to hospitals. Hospitals are causing Covid-19 deaths.
Futher. These people were hooked up to machines that were checking their heartbeat.
If we didn't check for their heartbeat, they would still be alive today. ---DJT
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2020-08-01 7:44:48 PM  
I wonder what the pressure is like unable to admit being wrong but reality refusing to conform to your wishes.
 
2020-08-01 7:44:50 PM  

wademh: Fact: Most of these people were admitted to hospitals. Hospitals are causing Covid-19 deaths.
Futher. These people were hooked up to machines that were checking their heartbeat.
If we didn't check for their heartbeat, they would still be alive today. ---DJT
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Case counts go up.  Deaths go up 4-5 weeks later.

You can't explain that.
 
2020-08-01 7:47:10 PM  
He's right though the number of deaths is not up much. It will be fine
 
2020-08-01 7:47:59 PM  
Anthony Fauci is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984 and was the trusted advisor of 6 Presidents.

You are the guy who thinks windmills cause cancer.
 
2020-08-01 7:48:29 PM  

Original: Original Tweet:

realDonaldTrump: Wrong! We have more cases because we have tested far more than any other country, 60,000,000. If we tested less, there would be less cases. How did Italy, France & Spain do? Now Europe sadly has flare ups. Most of our governors worked hard & smart. We will come back STRONG! :: https://t.co/hhwYOrnWZn


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2020-08-01 7:48:46 PM  
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2020-08-01 7:48:51 PM  
"If we tested less, there would be less cases."

And if we counted our company's money less, there would be less embezzlement...
 
2020-08-01 7:48:51 PM  
I'm not even sure if we test more than others.  Weren't there not enough tests available to begin with?
 
2020-08-01 7:49:24 PM  

Original: Original Tweet:

realDonaldTrump: Wrong! We have more cases because we have tested far more than any other country, 60,000,000. If we tested less, there would be less cases. How did Italy, France & Spain do? Now Europe sadly has flare ups. Most of our governors worked hard & smart. We will come back STRONG! :: https://t.co/hhwYOrnWZn


Also...Trump Tweet! 
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2020-08-01 7:49:32 PM  
Geez. He's been at this a while now. How long can a man sit on the can? Must have eaten a lot of cheese today.
 
2020-08-01 7:49:33 PM  

wademh: Fact: Most of these people were admitted to hospitals. Hospitals are causing Covid-19 deaths.


It is worse than that; hospitals are actively murdering patients to create flesh golems so doctors and nurses can have an unfeeling army to take over the U.S.  We are through the looking glass people!
 
2020-08-01 7:49:50 PM  

zeroman987: wademh: Fact: Most of these people were admitted to hospitals. Hospitals are causing Covid-19 deaths.
Futher. These people were hooked up to machines that were checking their heartbeat.
If we didn't check for their heartbeat, they would still be alive today. ---DJT
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Case counts go up.  Deaths go up 4-5 weeks later.

You can't explain that.


Trump can't explain anything.
 
2020-08-01 7:50:22 PM  
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2020-08-01 7:50:37 PM  
He's such a pud
 
2020-08-01 7:50:48 PM  
Stop making excuses!
 
2020-08-01 7:51:45 PM  
"How many beers have you had tonight?"

"3. After an hour I stopped counting officer."
 
2020-08-01 7:53:55 PM  
Get the guy that Fred Trump hired to take Donald's test and get him to explain it.
 
2020-08-01 7:54:10 PM  

Gergesa: wademh: Fact: Most of these people were admitted to hospitals. Hospitals are causing Covid-19 deaths.

It is worse than that; hospitals are actively murdering patients to create flesh golems so doctors and nurses can have an unfeeling army to take over the U.S.  We are through the looking glass people!


Golems!?  Are you telling me the Jews are involved too?  OMG Ben Garrison was right!
 
2020-08-01 7:54:28 PM  

Original: Original Tweet:

realDonaldTrump: Wrong! We have more cases because we have tested far more than any other country, 60,000,000. If we tested less, there would be less cases. How did Italy, France & Spain do? Now Europe sadly has flare ups. Most of our governors worked hard & smart. We will come back STRONG! :: https://t.co/hhwYOrnWZn


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2020-08-01 7:55:01 PM  
At this point, Biden could change his campaign promises to "I'll do nothing but hookers and blow." And he'd still be a far better choice for President.
 
2020-08-01 7:57:01 PM  

SoupGuru: We elected the stupidest person we could find to lead our country. We elected the government we deserve, I guess.


I'm not gonna lie, I was pretty much in a state of mourning when Trump won. But if we have 90-100 million eligible voters choose to sit this out again, I'm gonna feel a lot more like we get what we get. I'm going to vote. F*ck anyone who doesn't.
 
2020-08-01 7:57:25 PM  
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2020-08-01 7:59:40 PM  
Donald Trump is a Piece of Shiate
 
2020-08-01 8:00:35 PM  
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2020-08-01 8:01:17 PM  

Gergesa: wademh: Fact: Most of these people were admitted to hospitals. Hospitals are causing Covid-19 deaths.

It is worse than that; hospitals are actively murdering patients to create flesh golems so doctors and nurses can have an unfeeling army to take over the U.S.  We are through the looking glass people!


Is it all part of their alliance with the Reverse Vampires and The Saucer People?
 
2020-08-01 8:02:11 PM  

iheartscotch: Fauci is so getting fired. He make Donny look bad.


Donny doesn't need any help with that ..
 
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2020-08-01 8:03:36 PM  
Trump isn't arguing with anyone. He's spouting BS again. Fauci is way to smart to argue.
 
2020-08-01 8:04:06 PM  
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2020-08-01 8:04:37 PM  

Ken S.: [Fark user image 346x750] (Where US citizens are allowed to travel this summer)
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Huh, I've always wanted to go hiking in the mountains of Turkey. But right now? big nope
 
2020-08-01 8:04:54 PM  
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2020-08-01 8:05:02 PM  
Oh, wait.

If we didn't check their breathing and heart rates, they wouldn't have died!
 
2020-08-01 8:05:52 PM  
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2020-08-01 8:06:53 PM  
Freedumb ain't dumb!

/said the dumb guy
 
2020-08-01 8:11:16 PM  
There's that Wharton education.

Yikes
 
2020-08-01 8:11:35 PM  
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2020-08-01 8:12:40 PM  

cooldaddygroove: We'll come back strong from what?


Why, the eight years of tyrannical, lawless misrule by the Obama crime syndicate, of course.

Paraphrasing only slightly, this is exactly what I have been told by the numerous crazy people I am unfortunately required to co-exist with.
 
2020-08-01 8:14:33 PM  
Idiot or F'in idiot?
 
2020-08-01 8:16:23 PM  
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2020-08-01 8:17:26 PM  
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Donald, you sick bastard
 
2020-08-01 8:18:19 PM  
How can anyone with 2 working brain cells agree with this mouth-breathing, hamberder-munching, baby-caging moran?

that's the saddest thing about this country, all those morons that support him
 
2020-08-01 8:19:01 PM  
So I think we should add "by not understanding math" after every description of his actions or failures.
 
2020-08-01 8:19:41 PM  

edmo: He should brag up the superiority of our death certificates as well.


Just donate $50 to the RNC and you can get a death certificate signed by Dr. Donald J. Trump!  Did you know he's a doctor?  Someone said he was a doctor and just to be sure, he took and aced a doctor test!

You don't have to be dead yet.  When it happens just have the next of kin fill in the date and reason for death.  You'll want all your surviving friends and family members to see your death was signed off by Dr. Donald J. Trump.
 
2020-08-01 8:21:09 PM  

Ken S.: [Fark user image 346x750]
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Hey, you can go to Mexico. Who'd a thought?
 
2020-08-01 8:21:41 PM  

Ken S.: [Fark user image image 346x750]
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It doesn't really affect my annual August vacation to Egypt, Tanzania, Ukraine, Cambodia, and Ecuador.
 
2020-08-01 8:21:53 PM  

BlazeTrailer: So I think we should add "by not understanding math" after every description of his actions or failures.


FTFY
 
2020-08-01 8:23:17 PM  

Original: Original Tweet:

realDonaldTrump: Wrong! We have more cases because we have tested far more than any other country, 60,000,000. If we tested less, there would be less cases. How did Italy, France & Spain do? Now Europe sadly has flare ups. Most of our governors worked hard & smart. We will come back STRONG! :: https://t.co/hhwYOrnWZn


My roommates' braindead sister is convinced that they're giving people Covid through testing kits.  Unfortunately their mother listens to her, her pastor, Fox News and OAN and whatever garbage the crazy sister sends her on Tik Tok. Not necessarily in that order.   And unfortunately she's not alone.

This is what 40 years of rightwing mass media has done to millions of people.  The reasoning ability of at least one entire generation has been almost entirely stripped away.
 
2020-08-01 8:27:31 PM  
China showed that 100% lockdown is the only way out. Europe's 95% and America's 50% are both half-assed measures that suppress the virus but don't really stop it. There isn't the willpower for really ending the pandemic outside of totalitarian nations. The world has decided a "middle way" of infection, death, and mask wearing is what is preferred because economy.
 
2020-08-01 8:27:37 PM  

Oysterman: I'm not even sure if we test more than others.  Weren't there not enough tests available to begin with?


Per Worldometers we are only 19th in tests per capita.

https://www.worldometers.info/coronav​i​rus/

While some of the countries ahead of us are small enough that a few thousand here or there can cause large swings in the ratio and of course call any number from Russia suspect, but that still leaves us behind Lithuania, the UK, and Denmark. The UK is a cluster so we should expect them to be doing lots of tests, but Denmark and Lithuania are kicking our butts in terms of tests per confirmed cases.
 
2020-08-01 8:32:18 PM  

Advernaut: Ken S.: [Fark user image 346x750]
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Hey, you can go to Mexico. Who'd a thought?


I'm surprised. I thought they sealed the border except for trade.
 
2020-08-01 8:34:18 PM  

Hobbess: Oysterman: I'm not even sure if we test more than others.  Weren't there not enough tests available to begin with?

Per Worldometers we are only 19th in tests per capita.

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavi​rus/

While some of the countries ahead of us are small enough that a few thousand here or there can cause large swings in the ratio and of course call any number from Russia suspect, but that still leaves us behind Lithuania, the UK, and Denmark. The UK is a cluster so we should expect them to be doing lots of tests, but Denmark and Lithuania are kicking our butts in terms of tests per confirmed cases.


So, in regards to Trump's "Wrong! We have more cases because we have tested far more than any other country, 60,000,000."

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2020-08-01 8:35:56 PM  

Hobbess: Oysterman: I'm not even sure if we test more than others.  Weren't there not enough tests available to begin with?

Per Worldometers we are only 19th in tests per capita.

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavi​rus/

While some of the countries ahead of us are small enough that a few thousand here or there can cause large swings in the ratio and of course call any number from Russia suspect, but that still leaves us behind Lithuania, the UK, and Denmark. The UK is a cluster so we should expect them to be doing lots of tests, but Denmark and Lithuania are kicking our butts in terms of tests per confirmed cases.


Per capita sounds like a commie phrase that's used to make people confused. If a number larger than another then it's the biglier number. That's real math.
 
2020-08-01 8:36:08 PM  
Jesus f*cking tapdaning Christ.  High numbers of positive cases IS A BAD THING
 
2020-08-01 8:53:49 PM  
 
2020-08-01 8:53:52 PM  
With that logic, you live forever, until someone accidentally tells ya your dead...
 
2020-08-01 8:56:19 PM  

I hereby demand that I be given a Fark account: Flerkenpie070: [Fark user image 500x752]

psst.

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Thanks. That'll be even more fun.
 
2020-08-01 8:57:47 PM  
Maybe I cracked his code?

Perhaps it's not that tests causes cases. I think Trump is trying to suggest that our testing rates have revealed all of the cases, therefore we're responding properly; given that we have all the available knowledge to fight COVID-19. But his narcissism won't allow him to acknowledge that he doesn't actually understand the science.
 
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2020-08-01 9:02:50 PM  

Yakk: [Fark user image image 807x648]


I don't get that cartoon.

There's no way in hell he could spell both Pittsburgh and Gettysburg correctly on the first try, nor does he have a clue what the Magna Carta was.
 
2020-08-01 9:05:31 PM  

ABQGOD: Maybe I cracked his code?

Perhaps it's not that tests causes cases. I think Trump is trying to suggest that our testing rates have revealed all of the cases, therefore we're responding properly; given that we have all the available knowledge to fight COVID-19. But his narcissism won't allow him to acknowledge that he doesn't actually understand the science.


No, it was a taking point about how other countries had done more testing at the start and we had such low numbers.

This is just another example of trumpster fire tripling down.
 
2020-08-01 9:09:05 PM  
This had reached the point where we basically have Michael Kelso from That '70s Show or Jason Mendoza from The Good Place as president, at least in terms of intelligence and scientific understanding.
 
2020-08-01 9:11:47 PM  

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They would find a way to use mental gymnastics to show that their faith was correct all along.

"This was all part of His plan! I wasn't supporting the antichrist, I was just making sure the revelations came to pass!" I'm sure an angry, almighty would fall for that.
 
2020-08-01 9:13:25 PM  

Gergesa: wademh: Fact: Most of these people were admitted to hospitals. Hospitals are causing Covid-19 deaths.

It is worse than that; hospitals are actively murdering patients to create flesh golems so doctors and nurses can have an unfeeling army to take over the U.S.  We are through the looking glass people!


I'm playing a Necro on Diablo3 right now, so I'm getting a kick at the mention of flesh golem...

Except I'm playing a corpse explosion necromancer....
 
2020-08-01 9:13:59 PM  

Bot v2.38beta: "How many beers have you had tonight?"

"3. After an hour I stopped counting officer."


Those are rookie numbers.
 
2020-08-01 9:15:22 PM  

pueblonative: Better to remain silent and let the world think you a fool than...you know what, Donald; you do you.


People could just look at him and figure it out.
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2020-08-01 9:16:37 PM  

Toxophil: At this point, Biden could change his campaign promises to "I'll do nothing but hookers and blow." And he'd still be a far better choice for President.


Old and busted : "Yo mamma so ..." contest
New hotness : "I'd vote for Biden even if he..." contest
 
2020-08-01 9:19:47 PM  
Now Europe sadly has flare ups.

Nah, they've just been testing more lately.  Isn't that your logic you donkey brained shiatheel?

Farking die already.  I don't like having to live life hating someone as much as I hate you.
 
2020-08-01 9:20:48 PM  

Badmoodman: "If we tested less, there would be less cases."


Fewer, Fuhrer.


Isn't it Fuhrer Fewer?
 
2020-08-01 9:21:45 PM  
Interesting how the normal putin lickers don't come out in support of their fat orange god when he makes such fundamentally stupid statements.  It's almost as if they know just how stupid they are.  Sometimes.

Perhaps one of the true believers can explain how their raping fat blob is correct.  Please?  Even soviet spud?
 
2020-08-01 9:24:31 PM  
He is so, so stupid.

I guess he thinks cases are like, negative ratings.
 
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2020-08-01 9:27:16 PM  

Flying Code Monkey: He is so, so stupid.

I guess he thinks cases are like, negative ratings.


Someone should ask him if the same logic should be applied to crime rates.
 
2020-08-01 9:34:04 PM  

Mr. Shabooboo: With that logic, you live forever, until someone accidentally tells ya your dead...


Well, Adam and Eve didn't know they were naked until the serpent told them, so...
 
2020-08-01 9:48:11 PM  
"Crime rate is up 20%"
"Must be all those new 911 operators we hired"
 
2020-08-01 9:55:30 PM  
He's still pissed off that he asked his boys to find a rich doctor that agrees with his hydroxychloroquine theory they sent him a witch doctor.
 
2020-08-01 9:57:04 PM  

CthulhuCalling: Bot v2.38beta: "How many beers have you had tonight?"

"3. After an hour I stopped counting officer."

Those are rookie numbers.


Don't worry, just under reporting as per the usual defense.

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2020-08-01 10:06:08 PM  

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Welcome to our shiathole country.
 
2020-08-01 10:11:53 PM  
You also will never lose a game if you don't count any of your opponents scores.
 
2020-08-01 10:22:51 PM  
He just keeps repeating the same nonsense over and over again to the point where it just becomes tiring to correct him. Yes, it is true that we may have more confirmed cases because we test more.  We also have more cases by shear number because, in part, we have a larger population than most countries. However, the cases exist whether or not we test and we have more cases, confirmed and unconfirmed, because of the poor job being done to limit the pandemic.
 
2020-08-01 10:23:05 PM  

tonguedepressor: You also will never lose a game if you don't count any of your opponents scores.


I think we've discussed Trump's golf strategies extensively already.
 
2020-08-01 10:25:09 PM  
Everything would be fine if only COVID could be cured by picking fights on Twitter. Stupid reality.
 
2020-08-01 10:42:34 PM  

Three Crooked Squirrels: Badmoodman: "If we tested less, there would be less cases."


Fewer, Fuhrer.

And not only that, Fuhrer. There be the same amount of cases, they'd just be under counted, Impeached President Dotard.


There would be more cases because people that would've tested positive and gone into isolation would instead be out and about spreading the virus.
 
2020-08-01 10:54:23 PM  

Holfax: "Crime rate is up 20%"
"Must be all those new 911 operators we hired"


And yet Trump opposes those who want to defund the police. Using Trump-math, defunding the police is the solution to law and order he's been looking for all this time!
 
2020-08-01 10:54:51 PM  
Well, he's right. I haven't had a pregnancy test, and haven't gotten pregnant yet. I think I might wanna get a blood test, though, since I'm all out of blood.

Chuck steaks, Liza Minnelli!!!!!
 
2020-08-01 11:00:52 PM  

pueblonative: Better to remain silent and let the world think you a fool than...you know what, Donald; you do you.


The world thinks him the fool he is, but 30% of Americans angrily agree.
 
2020-08-01 11:07:53 PM  

Flerkenpie070: [i.imgflip.com image 500x715]


Well yeah,

The Antichrist is needed for the Regularchrist to come back. Along with stirring the shiat pot in the Middle East.
 
2020-08-01 11:12:41 PM  

Ken S.: [Fark user image 346x750]
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My dumbass family in Missouri drove down to Florida yesterday for a vacation. My cousin has an 18 year old kid, and she today is posting shiat about voting. Like would you send your winning Powerball ticket in the mail, no you wouldn't, and the same goes with voting by mail or some shiat like that. Powerball involves money, you cannot just send it in the mail and expect free money. My other cousin is a surgical nurse, and went too. Meanwhile I am avoiding people so my mom and grandmother doesn't get it. I have no idea why people are still travelling when people are farking dying, or ending up with damaged bodies from this.
 
2020-08-01 11:20:25 PM  

clkeagle: Yakk: [Fark user image image 807x648]

I don't get that cartoon.

There's no way in hell he could spell both Pittsburgh and Gettysburg correctly on the first try, nor does he have a clue what the Magna Carta was.


Tony Hancock and Magna Carta
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2020-08-01 11:23:05 PM  
A lot of you guys are bashing Trump but can you prove him wrong?
 
2020-08-01 11:26:50 PM  

demonfaerie: Ken S.: [Fark user image 346x750]
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My dumbass family in Missouri drove down to Florida yesterday for a vacation. My cousin has an 18 year old kid, and she today is posting shiat about voting. Like would you send your winning Powerball ticket in the mail, no you wouldn't, and the same goes with voting by mail or some shiat like that. Powerball involves money, you cannot just send it in the mail and expect free money. My other cousin is a surgical nurse, and went too. Meanwhile I am avoiding people so my mom and grandmother doesn't get it. I have no idea why people are still travelling when people are farking dying, or ending up with damaged bodies from this.


Wait, you're talking about an adult who can't figure out the key difference between cash and a ballot? Or are they just saying stupid shiat to troll the libs?
 
2020-08-01 11:34:08 PM  
And the 'original tweet' is the least of it. That entire Twitter thread is a swamp of GOPer lies and stupidity. Pathetic excuse for a political party.
 
2020-08-02 12:02:22 AM  

Chuck87: A lot of you guys are bashing Trump but can you prove him wrong?


Actually it's super easy, barely an inconvenience. It's called the "positive test rate". If excessive testing really explained the increase, the percentage of tests that came back positive would drop because we'd be testing up more and more negative cases. But percent positive cases has gone up, meaning that we are not even keeping up with the increasing case load.
 
2020-08-02 12:26:34 AM  
 
2020-08-02 12:35:17 AM  
FTFT: "... How did Italy, France & Spain do? Now Europe sadly has flare ups. ..."

The USA wishes it had flare ups because that would imply that the pandemic had been brought under some sort of control in the first place.
 
2020-08-02 12:36:55 AM  

Chuck87: A lot of you guys are bashing Trump but can you prove him wrong?


Chuck, was it your intention to come here and show everyone your ass?

No one wants to see that "Property of Donald Trump" Tattoo that you got on your ass.
 
2020-08-02 12:46:43 AM  
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2020-08-02 1:21:08 AM  

Chuck87: A lot of you guys are bashing Trump but can you prove him wrong?


Nobody can prove Trump wrong, to him.
 
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2020-08-02 1:21:33 AM  
I stopped logging in to check my bank account. So now Im broke.

/trump logic
 
2020-08-02 1:22:19 AM  

Fart_Machine: Chuck87: A lot of you guys are bashing Trump but can you prove him wrong?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/fa​ctcheck/2020/07/28/fact-check-covid-19​-tests-reveal-cases-dont-cause-higher-​positivity/3286895001/

That was easy.


No.  I'm talking about the issue of testing.  If the U.S. tests way more than other countries, then the U.S. is likely to show more cases.
 
2020-08-02 1:28:43 AM  

KiwDaWabbit: SoupGuru: We elected the stupidest person we could find to lead our country. We elected the government we deserve, I guess.

I'm not gonna lie, I was pretty much in a state of mourning when Trump won. But if we have 90-100 million eligible voters choose to sit this out again, I'm gonna feel a lot more like we get what we get. I'm going to vote. F*ck anyone who doesn't.


I'd say the US is at the point where more is required. Voting alone is not enough. You need to get out there and convince others to vote

Anyone who is not actively out there sacrificing their time and money to protest, to campaign, to fight, or otherwise support the fight against fascism, in other words to be an actual agent of change, is complicit.
 
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2020-08-02 1:28:44 AM  

Chuck87: Fart_Machine: Chuck87: A lot of you guys are bashing Trump but can you prove him wrong?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/fa​ctcheck/2020/07/28/fact-check-covid-19​-tests-reveal-cases-dont-cause-higher-​positivity/3286895001/

That was easy.

No.  I'm talking about the issue of testing.  If the U.S. tests way more than other countries, then the U.S. is likely to show more cases.


Lowering testing rates doesn reduce cases, it simply reduces testing accuracy.  You still have just as many infected.  The point he's making is moronic at best.
 
2020-08-02 1:44:08 AM  

Chuck87: Fart_Machine: Chuck87: A lot of you guys are bashing Trump but can you prove him wrong?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/fa​ctcheck/2020/07/28/fact-check-covid-19​-tests-reveal-cases-dont-cause-higher-​positivity/3286895001/

That was easy.

No.  I'm talking about the issue of testing.  If the U.S. tests way more than other countries, then the U.S. is likely to show more cases.


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2020-08-02 3:11:14 AM  
I think maybe I get it.

Bearing in mind, 45 is a very stupid man, who presumably believes the U.S. is inherently best at everything.

Maybe he thinks that in reality, the rates of coronavirus infection are actually the same everywhere in the world.  So he figures every country really has about the same number of people infected, and he doesn't even consider the measures other countries have taken that addressed the threat more effectively than the U.S.

Therefore, the only reason the U.S. total infected looks worse is because of testing finding those cases.  If every other country tested more, of course they would also find more cases.  So when he talks about other countries that can send their kids back to schools, he doesn't even understand that their conditions are different.

I guess.  I can't make sense of his spew any other way, and now I've spent more time thinking about it than he deserves.
 
2020-08-02 3:12:38 AM  
Impossibly stupid. I don't think Trumped will catch on like Borked. There has to be a way to the complete ignorance to this idiot.
 
2020-08-02 5:27:54 AM  

demonfaerie: My dumbass family in Missouri drove down to Florida yesterday for a vacation.


Speaking as a Floridian, anyone who vacations here this time of year is definitely a dumbass.
 
2020-08-02 7:40:52 AM  
Almost nine months after he was told this was serious business he is still pretending it isn't.

What is wrong with him?
 
2020-08-02 8:27:29 AM  

NathanAllen: Almost nine months after he was told this was serious business he is still pretending it isn't.

What is wrong with him?


They're concentrating on the real problem: some people are vandalising statues in the south.
 
2020-08-02 8:56:53 AM  
It's a perfect encapsulation of GOP thinking in its entirety: If you don't it, it isn't there.
 
2020-08-02 9:43:12 AM  
I'm not sure what to do with this talking point.  Like... I know it's there to make Trump look less dumb.  And the entire underpinning of the point is completely wrong.

But he seems to believe that more tests are a good thing, despite them making him look bad.

If this gets played wrong, he ends up doing everything he can to suppress test results, or worse, limit access to testing supplies.  Obviously, this makes him look even worse, but it "solves the problem".  And we've seen that this is exactly how Trump thinks about the world, over and over again.

So we got him to buckle and wave a mask around on the teevee.  WIN!

Anything we can do to make sure he doesn't screw the pooch on testing for all the wrong reasons?
 
2020-08-02 2:13:49 PM  

Flying Code Monkey: I think maybe I get it.

Bearing in mind, 45 is a very stupid man, who presumably believes the U.S. is inherently best at everything.

Maybe he thinks that in reality, the rates of coronavirus infection are actually the same everywhere in the world.  So he figures every country really has about the same number of people infected, and he doesn't even consider the measures other countries have taken that addressed the threat more effectively than the U.S.

Therefore, the only reason the U.S. total infected looks worse is because of testing finding those cases.  If every other country tested more, of course they would also find more cases.  So when he talks about other countries that can send their kids back to schools, he doesn't even understand that their conditions are different.

I guess.  I can't make sense of his spew any other way, and now I've spent more time thinking about it than he deserves.


I like it. He's convinced that his is the only correct response to the crisis, and can't understand why anybody else has a problem with it. It must be working in other countries so obviously it's not his fault.
 
2020-08-02 2:44:27 PM  

AliceBToklasLives: demonfaerie: Ken S.: [Fark user image 346x750]
And the world responds to the US SUCCESS

My dumbass family in Missouri drove down to Florida yesterday for a vacation. My cousin has an 18 year old kid, and she today is posting shiat about voting. Like would you send your winning Powerball ticket in the mail, no you wouldn't, and the same goes with voting by mail or some shiat like that. Powerball involves money, you cannot just send it in the mail and expect free money. My other cousin is a surgical nurse, and went too. Meanwhile I am avoiding people so my mom and grandmother doesn't get it. I have no idea why people are still travelling when people are farking dying, or ending up with damaged bodies from this.

Wait, you're talking about an adult who can't figure out the key difference between cash and a ballot? Or are they just saying stupid shiat to troll the libs?


Both maybe? I mean she graduated from a town with 700 people. Her dad is a very conservative firefigthter/EMT. Her dad also cheated my cousin a bunch of times, even while she was pregnant. So, she left him.
 
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