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Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:34 PM

'We call it tent city': Trump once again rips into San Francisco

damn! SF is a world class city. pretty much all US large cities are majority democrat and their are the economic engines for the country. What good does it do for the POTUS to trash American cities?

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https://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/trump-san-francisco-speech-finland-president-tents-14486160.php



With President of Finland Sauli Niinistö in town, President Donald Trump addressed the media alongside his Finnish counterpart from the Oval Office.

Trump did all of the talking and none of it had anything to do with Finland.

Instead, Trump focused — once again — on a few of his favorite Californian targets: Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff and Gov. Gavin Newsom.

"Do you see what's happening to her district?" Trump said of Pelosi's home district of San Francisco. "We call it tent city. It's terrible.

"There's needles and drugs all over the street. There's tents, there's people that are dying in squalor — in the best location, in San Francisco. It used to be a great city. Now you have to see what's happened to San Francisco."


The president often uses San Francisco's homelessness crisis as a talking point against Rep. Pelosi. San Francisco's homeless population was last estimated at 8,011 in January 2019, a roughly 1,200 person increase from two years prior.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:36 PM

1. I note he never even thinks about the rural opioid crisis, which kills far more people-

Also that he does exactly nothing to help homelessness in blue states or red. I live in a red state with a big city, and there's plenty of homelessness here too... and he doesn't even help a state that went for him big.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:38 PM

2. Because it's easy to bash cities


Republicans have done it often.

I think it's a twisted and sad state of affairs when we pander to "middle America" yet it's OK to bash cities.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:41 PM

3. One reason California has so many homeless that no one talks about

Is that municipalities outside the state give their homeless a one-way bus ticket there to get rid of them. Then California gets the blame for having homeless people, continuing a long RW meme of blaming the victim.

Also hating on California is like a religion among right-wingers.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:42 PM

4. also the weather is mild, and young people head out here thinking they will become stars

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:44 PM

8. +1

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 08:18 PM

12. Yep. I live in Hollywood and homelessness has exploded around here. nt

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:43 PM

5. Most media outlets now choose the most obnoxious pictures of Trump--usually with his

mouth open, obviously yelling or sneering.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:43 PM

6. Look at President Niinisto in that picture.

Garcon, check please.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:43 PM

7. Fuck trump and what he says.

No one should take him seriously. Just count the lies report that he told x number of lies.

To many MSNBC talking heads show him saying his shit.

It started with showing his rallies before the election.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 07:55 PM

9. Look at that demented orange maniac!

It's like someone you would see locked down in a maximum security psych ward. I feel sorry for the Finnish President. He must be kicking himself for ever agreeing to this meeting in the first place.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #9)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 08:03 PM

10. lol. You KNOW sfgate picked that picture on purpose. journalists must hate that orange monster

with a passion

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Response to Demovictory9 (Original post)

Wed Oct 2, 2019, 08:14 PM

11. Trump: "I can't find my penis". Man on the left: "How do I get out of this shithole?" Nt

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