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Fri Aug 31, 2018, 12:12 PM

Bette Midler to Trump about Dem Violence: "What are we going to do-Throw our PBS tote bags at them?"

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Now Trump’s saying Democrats are going to be “violent” if they win big in November? What are we going to do? Throw our PBS tote bags at them?





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Reply Bette Midler to Trump about Dem Violence: "What are we going to do-Throw our PBS tote bags at them?" (Original post)
kpete Aug 2018 OP
demmiblue Aug 2018 #1
gratuitous Aug 2018 #2
louis-t Aug 2018 #3
The Genealogist Aug 2018 #4
MineralMan Aug 2018 #6
underpants Aug 2018 #5
Nitram Aug 2018 #7
edbermac Aug 2018 #8

Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 12:14 PM

1. I laughed!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 12:25 PM

2. Silly lib!

Don't you know that when it suits their purposes, Trump and his minions like to portray liberals as latte-sipping PBS tote bag carrying effete snobs with soft hands? But when Trump needs to frighten his nitwit base, liberals are masked ninjas in black outfits capable of killing you 106 ways with their bare hands? This is one of those latter times.

Sure it's an absurd thing for any president to say, but his loyal nitwits are a very literal bunch. Unless they are posing as legal experts on the Emoluments Clause or the Thirteenth Amendment.

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Response to gratuitous (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 12:31 PM

3. The same way Obama was a 'weak' president, yet

controls the world through the 'Deep State'.

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Response to gratuitous (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 12:57 PM

4. We're all basically MacGuyver

We have special skills that allow us to take a latte and a PBS tote bag and fashion them into throwing stars that can sniff out conservatives with 100 miles. We just stand in our academic Ivory towers, throw out the totebag-latte throwing stars, and munch on brie while listening to old Prairie Home Companion episodes.

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Response to The Genealogist (Reply #4)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 01:12 PM

6. Just put a recycled brick in the bottom of the bag.

Then, you can use it as an effective weapon by swinging it at the heads of those who attack you. One brick doesn't weigh too much, but it sure leaves a mark.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 01:08 PM

5. How NPR Tote Bags Became a Thing

Ran into this story a few months ago

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/04/how-npr-tote-bags-became-a-thing/390657/

Tote bags are so synonymous with public broadcasting in the United States that they're as much a physical manifestation of NPR as a radio. The humble tote bag is, and has been for much of the network's 44-year existence, a powerful brand extension.

The tote bag is similar to the dawn of man, [like] figuring out fire for public radio," said Barbara Sopato, the director of consumer products for NPR. They were popular from the start because "people just liked tote bags" in the early 1970s when public radio began, Sopato told me, but also because NPR had stumbled upon the quintessential object to represent both its brand and its audience. "It was an easy give away, affordable and useful," she said. "That's what fits in with public radio. It's very affordable, very useful. We're grassroots people."
From the perspective of stations trying to raise money for operations, the appeal is clear. Each give-away tote bag costs a station about $5, according to one estimate, but donors often give at least $60 in exchange for one. (At the network level, NPR has switched to only U.S.-manufactured canvas totes, which drives up the cost.) Yet when Sopato opened NPR's shop 15 years ago, she decided not to sell tote bags. That was a mistake. "I thought no one will buy a tote bag because everybody's been given them," she said. "Same thing with the mug. I was completely wrong. Mugs and tote bags are our best sellers."

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 03:01 PM

7. LOL! Love Bette!

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Aug 31, 2018, 03:03 PM

8. Violently attack them with flowers.



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