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2020-10-25 4:14:04 AM  
25 votes:
GOP are the swamp.
Always have been.
That's why they always accuse the Dems of things they aren't guilty of.
So Dems will play defence and never make the obvious argument.
Trump accuses Dems of more made up shiat precisely because he is the most criminally corrupt POTUS of the modern era.
WaPo wants to talk about how Trump "abandoned" his pledge to "drain the swamp"?
F*ck off, WaPo.
Try again.
 
2020-10-25 4:09:25 AM  
25 votes:
He said the words once, and got cheers for it.  So he started to repeat it a lot.

It never meant anything, just like everything that comes out of the open sewer in his face.
 
2020-10-25 4:02:51 AM  
19 votes:
FTFA-One attendee's plea on behalf of an obscure railway project in Alaska...

How about some high speed rail on the East Coast instead?  You know a place, that doesn't have among the lowest population density in the world.

I'm amazed that some of the rubes I've talked to recently still the drain the swamp BS.  It was laughable coming from him on his first utterance.  To still cling to the sentiment now is just depressing.
 
2020-10-25 4:07:22 AM  
18 votes:
That is all he is slogans and showmanship, no substance or follow through.
 
2020-10-25 4:09:19 AM  
13 votes:
In order to abandon something, you have to have actually started it. Trump knew he would fill DC with more sludge with each appointment or he would just leave the position unfilled. "What's in it for me?" politics at its best.
 
2020-10-25 5:09:29 AM  
7 votes:
 I knew most of the stuff before reading TFA. But there are still idiots out there who genuinely believe that Trump drained the swamp. Facts don't matter. That weaksauce executive order didn't matter. It's worse/swampier than it's ever been.  Why do I know this but those chanting people don't? I'm not particularly smart.

I know these next months, if lame duck, will be odd, but at the end I just want this charlatan asshole gone. We can rebuild. It's America, man. We've pulled off some serious stunts before, even after exhausting all other options. Look at our bright spots in history. Perhaps this can be one of them.
 
2020-10-25 7:36:04 AM  
6 votes:
It's one thing if someone known for scrupulous honesty and advocacy says he's coming to DC to "drain the swamp" - someone like Ralph Nader or some s***. But believing for heartbeat that some clown like Trump would be anything other than Swamp Creature Extraordinaire?? That's just foolishness from Day One.
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2020-10-25 5:28:35 AM  
5 votes:

mrparks: foo monkey:

Chicago is built on a swamp, and look at them now.


not exactly a swamp, but very flat glacier remains. kind of a really interesting story of how they raised the city to have the first modern sewer system, but it was a disease infested mess.  amazing what can be done with engineering and epidemiology when put to good use.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/entert​a​inment/tv/ct-pbs-how-we-got-to-now-201​41014-column.html

/proud fib
 
2020-10-25 4:16:21 AM  
4 votes:

FatherChaos: In order to abandon something, you have to have actually started it. Trump knew he would fill DC with more sludge with each appointment or he would just leave the position unfilled. "What's in it for me?" politics at its best.


This.  "Abandoning" it would have meant starting it in the first place, as if he didn't live in the swamp.  Alan Moore couldn't have created a better swamp denizen.
 
2020-10-25 4:44:12 AM  
3 votes:
foo monkey:

Chicago is built on a swamp, and look at them now.
 
2020-10-25 4:34:58 AM  
3 votes:

groppet: That is all he is slogans and showmanship, no substance or follow through.


lol, you are giving him that? i have seen more convincing acts from middle schoolers.  any kind of showmanship is the credit of the producers of 'the apprentice'  apparently, he couldn't even handle fake firing somebody on a tv show.  that is not in any way convincing. he does have a bunch of stupid slogans though.
 
2020-10-25 4:34:28 AM  
3 votes:

FatherChaos: In order to abandon something, you have to have actually started it. Trump knew he would fill DC with more sludge with each appointment or he would just leave the position unfilled. "What's in it for me?" politics at its best.


Yes his magaats are convinced he "fixed all corruption" in DC simply because trump says that he has during his rallies.
 
2020-10-25 4:15:01 AM  
3 votes:

groppet: That is all he is slogans and showmanship, no substance or follow through.



Donald Trump said Friday he doesn't care about prosecuting Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, after attendees at his rally chanted "lock her up."
After the chants started at the President-elect's post-election "thank you" rally in Michigan, he responded, "That plays great before the election -- now we don't care, right?"

https://www.cnn.com/2016/12/09/politi​c​s/donald-trump-hillary-clinton-lock-he​r-up-chant/index.html
 
2020-10-25 10:40:25 AM  
2 votes:
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2020-10-25 8:08:23 AM  
2 votes:
drained the swamp so he could make a nuclear waste landfill.
 
2020-10-25 7:07:36 AM  
2 votes:

divgradcurl: groppet: That is all he is slogans and showmanship, no substance or follow through.

lol, you are giving him that? i have seen more convincing acts from middle schoolers.  any kind of showmanship is the credit of the producers of 'the apprentice'  apparently, he couldn't even handle fake firing somebody on a tv show.  that is not in any way convincing. he does have a bunch of stupid slogans though.


Oh I agree he can't do it for shiat and most normal people never bought it. However the people that voted for him did and the grand parents and great grand parents probably fell for the traveling hucksters that sold patent medicines and soap scams. You know the common clay.
 
2020-10-25 4:14:32 AM  
2 votes:
I'm sure the replacement of old rats and creatures with others is considered a win.
 
2020-10-25 10:29:36 AM  
1 vote:
Just another easily-chantable three syllable slogan that the dumbfark worshipers could easily remember.
 
2020-10-25 9:05:38 AM  
1 vote:
The swamp got converted to a toxic waste dump.
 
2020-10-25 7:43:39 AM  
1 vote:
The most amusing thing about Trump claim of "draining the swamp"? The most turnover in DC politicians has been among GOP legislators that have either decided not to run again, or have been defeated by Democratic candidates. It's mostly the GOP that's getting kicked out over the last 4 years.
 
2020-10-25 4:51:14 AM  
1 vote:
Less money to the taxman means more money to spend on corrupt politicians. I'd like to see any American business disappear because of fairer taxes. Where would they go to? South America?
 
2020-10-25 4:29:13 AM  
1 vote:
It's bullsh*t because DC wasn't built on swamp land.  Politicians use the term for points, but very little of DC was actual swamp.  Nobody builds a city on a f'ing swamp, outside of Monty Python movies.
 
2020-10-25 4:13:53 AM  
1 vote:
He said that sh*t to make sure the first person to come to him (natch tears in eyes) was them who he said he was there to attack.
 
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