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“It’s Payback Time” - Donald's Revenge (Update: John Rood fired)

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fskimospy

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seriously man: not a single investigation and trial related to Trump meets the bare minimum definition of "witch hunt."

why do you guys do this: redefine words, invent common practices from whole cloth, argue flatly against the plain observable truth, just to support an argument that you absolutely know is pure bullshit?

How did this kind of thing happen to you?
I think they believe Trump is barely hanging on as it is and if they admit to any of it then the whole thing will come crashing down.

They aren't stupid, at least most of them aren't. On one level or another they know he's a crook, they just hate losing to the liberals more than they hate criminals running the country.
 
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Jhhnn

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I think they believe Trump is barely hanging on as it is and if they admit to any of it then the whole thing will come crashing down.

They aren't stupid, at least most of them aren't. On one level or another they know he's a crook, they just hate losing to the liberals more than they hate criminals running the country.
They knew he was a crook the first time they voted for him. They admire him for getting away with it. There's a little envy in there, too, and the women apparently wish he'd grabbed *them* by the pussy.
 
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shortylickens

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Trump believes its a witch hunt.
Which means approximately 62 million Americans believe it. And they will again vote for him in November, all the while crying he's been a victim of the librul media the last 4 years.
 

Jhhnn

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Trump believes its a witch hunt.
Which means approximately 62 million Americans believe it. And they will again vote for him in November, all the while crying he's been a victim of the librul media the last 4 years.
Only if he lies & then believes it himself. Trump loves revenge for its own sake & because it keeps the sycophants in line.

From 1992-

Trump: I would have wiped the floor with guys who weren’t loyal [to me], which I will now do. I love getting even with people …
Rose: You love getting even?
Trump: Oh, absolutely …
Rose: Tell me, you’re going to get even with some people …?
Trump: If given the opportunity, I will get even with some people that were disloyal to me.
Rose: How do you define disloyal?
Trump: They didn’t come to my aid.

And that's people who failed to help him, not even people who actually cross him. It comes with being a malevolent narcissist.
 
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Jhhnn

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The revenge tour keeps on rolling...John Rood is out

The best part-

"I would like to thank John Rood for his service to our Country, and wish him well in his future endeavors!" Trump wrote, also sharing a story from Bloomberg News which indicated that Rood "faced pressure to resign from some who lost confidence in his ability to carry out Trump agenda."
It's funny how so many honest & decent public servants have difficulty doing that. What is the Trump agenda, anyway, other than to thug out when he feels the urge?
 
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K1052

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Grenell expected to be been named DNI tomorrow.

Putting an unfailingly loyal egomaniacal quasi-nazi with a thin skin and a bunch of scores to settle in charge of national intelligence, when he has no prior experience at all in that area, seems like a good plan.

Generally thought this is the first of several moves to consolidate various government positions further under the control of Trump loyalists.
 

zinfamous

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Grenell expected to be been named DNI tomorrow.

Putting an unfailingly loyal egomaniacal quasi-nazi with a thin skin and a bunch of scores to settle in charge of national intelligence, when he has no prior experience at all in that area, seems like a good plan.

Generally thought this is the first of several moves to consolidate various government positions further under the control of Trump loyalists.
Puti gives all the best plans.

and yes: very yikes. All questions will soon be immediate detention.
 

outriding

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Grenell expected to be been named DNI tomorrow.

Putting an unfailingly loyal egomaniacal quasi-nazi with a thin skin and a bunch of scores to settle in charge of national intelligence, when he has no prior experience at all in that area, seems like a good plan.

Generally thought this is the first of several moves to consolidate various government positions further under the control of Trump loyalists.

I am thinking trump wanted a playmate for pence
 

BonzaiDuck

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When I was active in a local Democratic PAC between 2006 and 2010, I was elected Treasurer. I wanted flawless accounting practice and conformance to FEC and FPPC reporting. When I could no longer do it because of responsibilities at home, they reverted to "loose and lazy". This all ties in to their idea of "undemocratic appearances". Whoever would succeed me could abjure GAAP, common-sense auditing and other matters . . . because . . . "They were elected."

So I saw something of the same with the introduction of Bloomberg in the debate last night. I thought he conducted himself with a certain grace despite attacks from the others. He's not perfect. But he came up from modest circumstances, got a BS in EE from Johns Hopkins, then Harvard Business School, and he was in the right place at the right time at the dawn of the microcomputer age -- seeing an opportunity to reap golden crumbs from the investment houses by providing instant information from "Bloomberg Terminal".

The Trumpers all worship money as a measure of everything. Bloomberg himself needs to read up a bit further on the history of socialism, to see that beliefs barely get folks a dime for a cup of coffee and that the only beliefs of any merit in this game are those related to common sense and the Constitution.

But, giving the ignorant Trumpers their Mammon-Pablum to peel off more votes, Bloomberg as "philanthropist" could spend his $400 million to take back the White House,, while the Dems could later sit around a table with him to hammer out a policy and agenda incorporating the views of other candidates. And they could then free up their own war-chest to re-take the Senate.

It's a War Strategy -- not a "Democracy Strategy". I'm fine with much of what Bernie dreams, but there are "appearances" and there is "substance". With Bloomberg, the Trumpers would be mollified with appearances, while those of us who are still sane could pursue a progressive agenda with less of an ideological spotlight on it.

All the nice debates about health-care, climate change, unequal wealth distribution are secondary to rescuing our government from destruction by introducing Trumpie Termites from within. We're lucky, just for today's announcement over Stone's sentencing, that the judiciary is still mildly independent. We're not so lucky, for the appointment of another asshole as Director of National Intelligence.

The Virus must be quarantined and expunged from the Oval Office . . . .
 

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