POTUS Trump Thread

Health insurance rip off lying FDA big bankers buying
Fake computer crashes dining
Cloning while they're multiplying
Fashion shoots with Beck and Hanson
Courtney Love, and Marilyn Manson
You're all fakes
Run to your mansions
Come around
We'll kick your ass in

Postby palmer eldritch » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:15 pm

where DJT is right and the people who try to reign him in on his staff were wrong, is that the constant twitter tirades, repeating lies and attacks, works pretty well, at least with your base of support. consolidating a base of support within your party is important if you don't want to be challenged, investigated, impeached. the Mueller investigation is getting less and less popular, and Trump is cruising with Reagan levels of approval from Republican-identifying voters.
Image
User avatar
palmer eldritch
 
Posts: 35390
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:41 pm

Postby viachicago » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:20 pm

dragon jeans wrote:what up bootlickers is 100% my new email salutation


and "MARX" is my new signoff
User avatar
viachicago
 
Posts: 12066
Joined: Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:19 pm

Postby delgriffith » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:24 pm

palmer eldritch wrote:where DJT is right and the people who try to reign him in on his staff were wrong, is that the constant twitter tirades, repeating lies and attacks, works pretty well, at least with your base of support. consolidating a base of support within your party is important if you don't want to be challenged, investigated, impeached. the Mueller investigation is getting less and less popular, and Trump is cruising with Reagan levels of approval from Republican-identifying voters.

Yeah he's winning. And the laughs we all had after the Lester Holt interview seem like 5 years ago.
User avatar
delgriffith
 
Posts: 18252
Joined: Sun Dec 27, 2009 5:26 pm

Postby The Emperor's Son » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:25 pm

palmer eldritch wrote:where DJT is right and the people who try to reign him in on his staff were wrong, is that the constant twitter tirades, repeating lies and attacks, works pretty well, at least with your base of support. consolidating a base of support within your party is important if you don't want to be challenged, investigated, impeached. the Mueller investigation is getting less and less popular, and Trump is cruising with Reagan levels of approval from Republican-identifying voters.

nail it to the church
User avatar
The Emperor's Son
 
Posts: 12765
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 4:11 pm

Postby badhat » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:26 pm

i think i am on Team That Guy
admittedly the metal thread has recently taken a hit
User avatar
badhat
 
Posts: 49037
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:26 pm
Location: monitoring the situation

Postby Ted Pikul » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:27 pm

The scary thing about "fake news" is how effective it's been as an attack
loaf angel wrote:I love how Ted makes every thread as a testament to how fucking boring he is.

"I bought a new garden hose mk 2"
User avatar
Ted Pikul
DARE.
 
Posts: 35057
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 5:01 pm
Location: Salvador Dali's garden party

Postby easy » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:28 pm

we could always try making the drumpf thing stick
User avatar
easy
does it
 
Posts: 49226
Joined: Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:07 pm

Postby darger » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:32 pm

or a bit more emolument talk.
User avatar
darger
ok
 
Posts: 12630
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:30 pm
Location: butt-town

Postby quaker city » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:35 pm

User avatar
quaker city
 
Posts: 228
Joined: Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:43 pm

Postby tgk » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:37 pm

Eh they got all branches of govt locked up after the 16 election even the dumbest Republican on earth would be enjoying monumental support. Let's see how popular he is if we take the house and Senate back and can't get anything done
User avatar
tgk
 
Posts: 32675
Joined: Mon Nov 28, 2011 5:45 pm
Location: Chicago

Postby palmer eldritch » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:37 pm

Ted Pikul wrote:The scary thing about "fake news" is how effective it's been as an attack


a big pet peeve I have these days is when people adopt this as a joke phrase or try to turn it around on Republicans.
Image
User avatar
palmer eldritch
 
Posts: 35390
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:41 pm

Postby tgk » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:38 pm

Man i am going to legitimately celebrate tonight if cohen gets arrested
User avatar
tgk
 
Posts: 32675
Joined: Mon Nov 28, 2011 5:45 pm
Location: Chicago

Postby Ferrous Bueller » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:40 pm

palmer eldritch wrote:
Ted Pikul wrote:The scary thing about "fake news" is how effective it's been as an attack


a big pet peeve I have these days is when people adopt this as a joke phrase or try to turn it around on Republicans.


weren't dems the ones who coined it in the first place?
User avatar
Ferrous Bueller
 
Posts: 14953
Joined: Sun Dec 20, 2009 5:57 pm
Location: temperate broadleaf forest

Postby palmer eldritch » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:40 pm

I trace it to infowars
Image
User avatar
palmer eldritch
 
Posts: 35390
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:41 pm

Postby hbb » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:42 pm

Ferrous Bueller wrote:
palmer eldritch wrote:
Ted Pikul wrote:The scary thing about "fake news" is how effective it's been as an attack


a big pet peeve I have these days is when people adopt this as a joke phrase or try to turn it around on Republicans.


weren't dems the ones who coined it in the first place?


Yeah, Trump reversed it instantly by using it all the time, it’s so frustrating
User avatar
hbb
 
Posts: 19858
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:10 pm

Postby Hal Jordan » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:43 pm

saranclaps wrote:Someone pointed out to me that Trump's attacks on the news media are the accumulation of 35 years of grievances of how he was treated in print or TV or whatever, like those tweets stem from him being mad at people poking fun at his hair in the 90s.


eh, maybe, but this reason from the man himself seems more likely:

Lesley Stahl: Trump admitted mission to "discredit" press
CBS "60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl has revealed a candid remark made to her by then-presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2016. Stahl told a group of fellow journalists at the Deadline Club Awards Dinner in New York City earlier this week that Mr. Trump had admitted his consistent attacks on the media were meant to "discredit" journalists so that negative stories about him would not be believed.
well that was intense
User avatar
Hal Jordan
 
Posts: 22331
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:57 pm

Postby Franco » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:43 pm

Ferrous Bueller wrote:
palmer eldritch wrote:
Ted Pikul wrote:The scary thing about "fake news" is how effective it's been as an attack


a big pet peeve I have these days is when people adopt this as a joke phrase or try to turn it around on Republicans.


weren't dems the ones who coined it in the first place?



yea the anger i feel towards joke "fake news" or joke red hats is pretty similar to the real thing
User avatar
Franco
 
Posts: 9965
Joined: Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:24 am

Postby hbb » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:44 pm

If you think “instantly” and “all the time” make that a nonsequitur, I guess you’re not familiar with a little concept called the ETERNAL NOW
User avatar
hbb
 
Posts: 19858
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:10 pm

Postby Hal Jordan » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:45 pm

palmer eldritch wrote:
Ted Pikul wrote:The scary thing about "fake news" is how effective it's been as an attack


a big pet peeve I have these days is when people adopt this as a joke phrase or try to turn it around on Republicans.

especially when it's not even used the same way. dem's might use it sarcastically (or intentionally) for news that is in fact not true, while a lot of times republicans use it to dismiss news they dislike.

if the latter uses it that way, they prob think the former is using it that way too, and not actually pointing out it is in fact not accurate.
well that was intense
User avatar
Hal Jordan
 
Posts: 22331
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:57 pm

Postby mcwop23 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:46 pm

The Emperor's Son wrote:
palmer eldritch wrote:where DJT is right and the people who try to reign him in on his staff were wrong, is that the constant twitter tirades, repeating lies and attacks, works pretty well, at least with your base of support. consolidating a base of support within your party is important if you don't want to be challenged, investigated, impeached. the Mueller investigation is getting less and less popular, and Trump is cruising with Reagan levels of approval from Republican-identifying voters.

nail it to the church



nail it to the church is such a cool phrase/use
wendy wrote:
colin meloy doesn't need to die
User avatar
mcwop23
bitchez ain't shit but pups and licks
 
Posts: 73591
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:56 pm
Location: Jacksonville, FL

Postby jalapeño ranch » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:01 pm

The thing that annoys me the most about "fake news" is it was originally meant in regards to the blatant lies Trump kept telling before the election, then he took it and forced it to mean the opposite.

edit: I see that's been covered.
Celiac Cruz wrote:This one has no real explanation:
Image
User avatar
jalapeño ranch
 
Posts: 5349
Joined: Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:00 pm

Postby pana » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:04 pm

Trump just retweeted the article about our galaxy being twice the size it was 2 years ago and equal to the size of Andromeda. And added "You're welcome."
User avatar
pana
 
Posts: 66730
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:32 pm

Postby viachicago » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:07 pm

the issue is Republicans learned a long time ago they can shape policy and win elections by blatantly lying and creating dumb soundbites. it dosent matter if something is true or not. if you say it in front of a camera and broadcast to a low information base that actively rejects science, reason, and critical thinking they will vote for you.

the other issue is democrats are completely spineless and will spend all day trying to pick apart the logical fallacies of a raving lunatic who is appealing to a base entirely on primal impulses.
User avatar
viachicago
 
Posts: 12066
Joined: Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:19 pm

Postby mcwop23 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:10 pm

they’re also good at messaging that assures people that they’ll be able to keep their money/way of life and if they aren’t rich and are white they’re good at blaming others for all their failures at achieving it
wendy wrote:
colin meloy doesn't need to die
User avatar
mcwop23
bitchez ain't shit but pups and licks
 
Posts: 73591
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:56 pm
Location: Jacksonville, FL

Postby powderfinger » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:12 pm

The coinage of "fake news" is an own goal of epic proportions by Dems. Great idea to adopt a phrase that can so easily be turned around by Republicans to perfectly express their decades-long campaign against the credibility of mainstream media.
User avatar
powderfinger
 
Posts: 13161
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:36 pm

Postby viachicago » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:18 pm

powderfinger wrote:The coinage of "fake news" is an own goal of epic proportions by Dems. Great idea to adopt a phrase that can so easily be turned around by Republicans to perfectly express their decades-long campaign against the credibility of mainstream media.


and they created the entire notion of "mainstream media" to attack its credibility and lend credence to the notion that outside, fringe, or conspiratorial voices are the actual vessels of truth
User avatar
viachicago
 
Posts: 12066
Joined: Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:19 pm

Postby VHGisdead » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:19 pm

jalapeño ranch wrote:The thing that annoys me the most about "fake news" is it was originally meant in regards to the blatant lies Trump kept telling before the election, then he took it and forced it to mean the opposite.

edit: I see that's been covered.


It was originally used to describe actual hoax news spread on social media
Bought this at the mall I'm gonna wear this at the mall.
VHGisdead
 
Posts: 702
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:23 pm

Postby VHGisdead » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:21 pm

When I say originally, I mean with reference to the 2016 election. Obviously the term had been around longer than that
Bought this at the mall I'm gonna wear this at the mall.
VHGisdead
 
Posts: 702
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:23 pm

Postby Shalabi » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:29 pm

Mainstream media does not include the #1 cable news network apparently
User avatar
Shalabi
 
Posts: 16236
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:52 pm
Location: oc, ca

Postby palmer eldritch » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:33 pm

I don't think "the democrats" had anything to do with the coinage of fake news. it was a term used in the media in a few stories shortly after the election to classify the actual fraudulent news that circulated on facebook, twitter, and phony websites. the term was immediately turned around by the alt-right and infowars





then it made its way to Hannity



and then DJT started using it shortly thereafter

Image
User avatar
palmer eldritch
 
Posts: 35390
Joined: Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:41 pm

PreviousNext

Return to Mamma Mia... Here We Go Again....

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Architecture, Autarch, average deceiver, Bartatua, blendercore, brentwurst, carrion, Chazzwozzer, Christmas Ape, clouds, conductor, Cronos, crooked, Curling, Dennis Moore, dogshower, doublethink0, endless dave, Ferrous Bueller, fizzle, FourLegsGood, Frank, Future, gentleman, Google Adsense [Bot], Grendel, guidance, hadlex, hamilton, hatertime, hit record, hyperbole man, incoherent grunting, jack, jewels, k_uger, KALM, Lucky, Marza, Milk, milknight, multipass, mynameisdan, mynamerocks, mystery meat, nice pass, normal finkenstein, npc, office plant, Paul, paws scaggs, pinkerton, plashy, Repo, sassafras socks, scurrydog, shacky, shizaam, someguy, speakers, super gas, swift, tea preacher, the upland trout, theta, tolka, TwoInchesOfTrouble, videodrome, wakeman, warmjets, wuk, xxx-xxx-xxxx