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Sat Jun 8, 2019, 08:47 AM

Surprise! Surprise! Trump's "Mexico deal" is 100% bullshit.

Mexico simply saw that our Dear Leader had---once again---painted himself into a corner. Having pulled the tariff threat out of his ass with no planning, no consultation with staff or the business community and no understanding of what the effects might be, he faced an unprecedented revolt by the GOP.

Mexico understood that, unless Trump was given some excuse to claim victory, he would proceed with the damaging tariffs. So, they gave him that excuse. They agreed to "take unprecedented action" to reduce illegal immigration. This classic nothingburger is now touted by his deranged cult members as a true Big Fucking Deal. And, sadly, many "journalists" are treating it as a BFD.

But, hey---it did distract from the Mueller report, the contempt proceedings and the video of him showing his ass to the world in front of rows of white crosses in France. "Mission Accomplished".

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Reply Surprise! Surprise! Trump's "Mexico deal" is 100% bullshit. (Original post)
Atticus Jun 8 OP
lark Jun 8 #1
True Blue American Jun 8 #4
mtngirl47 Jun 8 #14
FakeNoose Jun 8 #24
forgotmylogin Jun 8 #20
True Blue American Jun 8 #31
marble falls Jun 8 #10
TreasonousBastard Jun 8 #2
Baitball Blogger Jun 8 #3
Yonnie3 Jun 8 #5
JudyM Jun 8 #34
True Blue American Jun 8 #6
thesquanderer Jun 8 #7
marble falls Jun 8 #9
True Blue American Jun 8 #11
Eyeball_Kid Jun 8 #17
True Blue American Jun 8 #19
Bernardo de La Paz Jun 8 #12
marble falls Jun 8 #8
tinrobot Jun 8 #13
uponit7771 Jun 8 #18
Cosmocat Jun 8 #21
ancianita Jun 8 #15
Fullduplexxx Jun 8 #16
Cosmocat Jun 8 #22
yaesu Jun 8 #23
Voltaire2 Jun 8 #25
zentrum Jun 8 #26
underpants Jun 8 #27
ProgressiveOp Jun 8 #28
DesertRat Jun 8 #29
GoCubsGo Jun 8 #30
True Blue American Jun 8 #32
ooky Jun 8 #33

Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 08:54 AM

1. Nah, nothing could distract me from the visual of him looking like a totally demented angry clown.

Fucker can't dress right and I'm sure he has people to help him with this and still they present this rube image of him. All he was lacking was the drrool running out of the side of his mouth to more truly represent who he is.

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Response to lark (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:13 AM

4. Don,jr.

Had the same problem.

Now we find they skipped on their bar tab in Ireland, claiming they had no money on them, but it would be paid!

Just like the check is in the mail.

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #4)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:54 AM

14. Seriously?

That's how rich people get richer....they skip out on their bills!

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Response to mtngirl47 (Reply #14)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:10 AM

24. No, wealthy people do not act this way - the Chumps are psycho

They just lost their only friends in Ireland.


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Response to True Blue American (Reply #4)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 10:32 AM

20. What!?

I read in the article they had "ordered rounds for the entire house". What absolute skeeves.

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Response to forgotmylogin (Reply #20)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:43 AM

31. They did

But they did not have any money on them. Caroline Kennedy,( not that one,) said she is sure they will pay!

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Response to lark (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:28 AM

10. If his vest had been any longer he'd looked like an aproned upscale bistro waiter.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 08:55 AM

2. The "journalists" I've heard from all say that Mexico gave him his "out"...

for a way to back down.

Negotiating with Trump is ridiculously simple-- give him any little thing he can brag-tweet about and you have a deal.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:05 AM

3. I'm just hearing Donald Trump boasting about how he had a table conversation

that he affirms was the Queen's "greatest time."

You know, once the historical record affirms that Trump is a narcissistic buffoon, someone is going to have a hell of a time logging all of Trump's superlative self-promoting quotes. It will be too big for a coffee table book. We're talking tomes.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:14 AM

5. I have a suggestion.

Print it on toilet paper.

It would be the "biggest' and "best ever" bulk package ever made. It would be "huuuuuuge."

Unlike the quotes it would serve a useful purpose.

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Response to Yonnie3 (Reply #5)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 12:52 PM

34. It'd make a great board game, too. And both sides would buy it.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:16 AM

6. Mexico made a bunch of promises about

The border. Nothing about equality of trade.

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #6)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:21 AM

7. Trade was already negotiated. NAFTA (or if approved, the slightly altered USMCA) n/t

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Response to thesquanderer (Reply #7)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:26 AM

9. USMCA NAFTA, Semi-lite.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #9)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:36 AM

11. Exactly!

Trump has won nothing, just a bunch of promises. Much like, MommyI promise I will do better next time.! This-so called agreement has nothing to do with trade, it simply feeds Trump lies.

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #11)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 10:06 AM

17. International agreements take weeks or months to finalize. Trumpy and Mexico

exchanged greeting cards this time. It was NOT an international agreement. It might have been a nonbinding resolution or memorandum of understanding, some general statement that expressed good intentions. So much winning.

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Response to Eyeball_Kid (Reply #17)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 10:28 AM

19. You said it right.

Nothing binding at all. Just vague promises.

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Response to thesquanderer (Reply #7)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:41 AM

12. NAFTA 1.1 is tweaked, signed, NOT ratified. Call it NAFTA 2 or 1.1. He wants unique name on it

Any rational President controlling both chambers would have had it done and ratified in one year. With no drama.

But that mothertrumper in the WH diddled his tweeting thumb the whole time. It took him a year and a half to just do the negotiation. For a tweak.

tRump him in 2020 if not sooner.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:24 AM

8. Hey! They traded a bridge for some swamp land. Classic 'Art of the Deal'.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:47 AM

13. Except for those trading stocks on the news.

If they timed it right, they cleaned up.

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Response to tinrobot (Reply #13)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 10:23 AM

18. +1, There's no doubt Trump is shorting stocks like he did in the 80s then catching the upswing

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #18)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 10:38 AM

21. YEP

he is colluding with some of his buds on this, no doubt at at all.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 09:56 AM

15. This isn't governance. This is the red meat distraction of nationalism. Through a demonstrating

of the "unified power of the Executive" theory.

Another way the Russians have guided the egomaniac to show the uselessness of democracy and democratic decision making about immigration.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 10:02 AM

16. You don't give in to a toddler having a tantrum

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 10:41 AM

22. And, by days end the same idiots who think this is a BFD about immigration

will be in a froth over his babbling about caravans about to cross our border ...

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:00 AM

23. and another good reason to start impeachment hearings asap. nt

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:14 AM

25. So the border crisis is over and we don't need a wall

and we can send the misappropriated troops back to their bases.

Great.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:17 AM

26. This sham will be

....reported by FOX and maybe even the NYT as a Trump win. MAGA's of course will say this is why we voted for a genius business man. Props and mirrors, Real TV style.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:19 AM

27. I smelled a rat

Got home last night from dinner and saw this headline. I immediately thought "this sounds like bullshit". Thanks. I've read elsewhere the big deal was that Mexico will send National Guard troops nearer the border which they were already doing.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:19 AM

28. Don is the Con

 

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:23 AM

29. Mexico's first payment...

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:36 AM

30. Who didn't see that coming?

I mean, among those who have been paying attention all along. The Moron pulls this same shit on a regular basis. Looks like Mexico took a page from Harry Reid, who told the CIA they were best off giving him fake intelligence briefings. It's good advice for dealing with this asshole. Throw his bullshit right back at him.

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Response to GoCubsGo (Reply #30)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:45 AM

32. Of course he does!

Always a reason to renege.

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Response to Atticus (Original post)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 11:46 AM

33. Yep.

Unfortunately they will push this fraud as one of "The Greatest Negotiations of All Time". And these stupid, ignorant people will eat it up.

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