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Tue Feb 13, 2018, 09:54 AM

"John Kelly is the perfect Donald Trump staffer--- hes a bad person who is bad at his job."

I am hoping the media keeps John Kelly upfront on their radar.


Joy Reid
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10h10 hours ago

Oof. Here's the Michael Cohen piece @lawrence just referenced. Opening line: "John Kelly is the perfect Donald Trump staffer — he’s a bad person who is bad at his job." https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/columns/2018/02/09/john-kelly-was-supposed-adult-room-anything-but/hVh5J8Tdh35006K9GSPvbI/story.html?event=event25 … via @BostonGlobe







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Kelly had known for months that Porter had been credibly accused of abusing both of his former wives and had been denied a permanent security clearance because of the allegations. Yet that didn’t stop Kelly from keeping Porter on and actually praising him, earlier this week, as “a man of true integrity and honor” when the allegations surfaced. Kelly even urged Porter not to resign. Kelly only changed his tune after pictures emerged of Porter’s first wife with a black eye.


This is hardly the first time that Kelly, in his mere six and half months as chief of staff, has done and said bad things. In the fall, Kelly slandered congresswoman Frederica Wilson with an accusation of publicly grandstanding at an event opening a federal office building in Miami in 2015. When confronted with evidence that his claims against Wilson were untrue, Kelly said he would never apologize for his comments. He referred to a traitorous Confederate general, Robert E. Lee, as an “honorable” man, and, echoing his boss’s language about neo-Nazis who marched this summer in Charlottesville, Va., said, about a civil war fought over slavery, “men and women of good faith on both sides made their stand where their conscience had them make their stand.”

Just this week, he attacked so-called Dreamers who had failed to register for the DACA program as being “too lazy to get off their asses.”


From a policy standpoint, Kelly, as secretary of Homeland Security, was the point man for both the Trump administration’s so-called Muslim ban and its increasingly cruel and sadistic efforts to deport law-abiding undocumented immigrants. Under his short tenure at DHS, there was a 40 percent increase in deportation arrests.


In his public speeches, Kelly eagerly adopted the public line, pushed by Trump, that immigrants represent an existential threat to American security, suggesting in April that the nation is “under attack from criminals who think their greed justifies raping young girls at knifepoint, dealing poison to our youth, or killing just for fun.” Last month, he appears to have played a crucial role in torpedoing a possible deal on DACA because of his own hard-line and racist views toward nonwhite immigrants..................................




Joy Reid
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10h10 hours ago

And not to be outdone, @Indira_L - who was never taken in by the General Kelly mystique:




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riversedge Feb 2018 OP
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Iliyah Feb 2018 #2
RKP5637 Feb 2018 #3
CatMor Feb 2018 #4
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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 10:02 AM

1. He is also a known liar.

He never apologizes for his lies, just like Trump.

Yes, he fits in perfectly at the Trump White House.

EVIL FUCKING LIARS !!!!!!

Make no mistake, they are the enemy !!!

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 10:12 AM

2. And extremely bad for the USA and the POCs.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 10:14 AM

3. And he too is damn creepy looking. Wouldn't want to be alone with him. n/t

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #3)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 10:21 AM

4. He would be perfect to play the evil, bad guy in the movies

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Response to CatMor (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 10:23 AM

5. Wow, yes, definitely! n/t

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 11:31 AM

6. I was aware of his dreadful character and racism when he

was in DHS, but the lying was new when it came up with the Fredericka Wilson issue. THAT was big to me too. That he never would back down -- because of a black woman, no doubt -- was and still is simply gobsmacking to me. I never wanted him in, never bought the media's stoooopid fawning over the newest adult in the White House, and he simply must go now over not just his support for a wife beater, but his lies about that too.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 11:44 AM

7. He's okay at his fake job.

It's just a bad job, consisting of babysitting and lying.

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