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Dennis Donovan

(18,770 posts)
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 01:16 PM Jan 2020

Rep Speier tweet: "I assure you our adversaries are not deliberating on the fairway."



Jackie Speier ✔ @RepSpeier

Dear @POTUS: Get off the golf course and get into the Situation Room. This is a crisis that requires your full attention and full team. I assure you our adversaries are not deliberating on the fairway.

1:11 PM - Jan 3, 2020


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Rep Speier tweet: "I assure you our adversaries are not deliberating on the fairway." (Original Post) Dennis Donovan Jan 2020 OP
In all honesty NewJeffCT Jan 2020 #1
Really good point. nt coti Jan 2020 #2
Good point... Dennis Donovan Jan 2020 #3
You're probably right, but Trump drove this hit, you can be sure... Wounded Bear Jan 2020 #4
Trump informed True Blue American Jan 2020 #15
Agree: dump has rid himself of "adults. Disagree: dump is being played by others erronis Jan 2020 #19
Long Running Right Wing Coup. For the past 40 plus years. nt Progressive Jones Jan 2020 #33
Unfortunately most of the adults have been fired or have quit. The Velveteen Ocelot Jan 2020 #6
What adults? Iliyah Jan 2020 #8
Hand that man a five iron! Mme. Defarge Jan 2020 #9
It always enhances the chance for a lightning strike to be outdoors Submariner Jan 2020 #14
The adults running this show are all in the Kremlin BuffaloJackalope Jan 2020 #21
My thoughts exactly - 100% with you Perseus Jan 2020 #23
Valid point. H2O Man Jan 2020 #27
the adults have left Skittles Jan 2020 #29
There was an Onion article from 2017 NewJeffCT Jan 2020 #30
100% true, but it's still important for the MAGAts to understand ecstatic Jan 2020 #34
We might be better off if His Lardship stays out of the Situation Room The Velveteen Ocelot Jan 2020 #5
His Lardship! That should win the thread! calimary Jan 2020 #12
got my vote. mopinko Jan 2020 #32
Put Fat Donnie in the Situation Room and take away his non-secure Twitter phone. LastLiberal in PalmSprings Jan 2020 #24
... sprinkleeninow Jan 2020 #25
OMG! Is he actually still playing golf today??? leftieNanner Jan 2020 #7
I read where he told his golfing buddy, gab13by13 Jan 2020 #11
And he told Eric too leftieNanner Jan 2020 #17
I hope he has his unsecured phones with him, turned on Captain Zero Jan 2020 #20
Well to be fair jimlup Jan 2020 #10
The flaw in hierarchies bucolic_frolic Jan 2020 #13
Yup, it's even worse when they are bonkers. Farmer-Rick Jan 2020 #36
What fairway? He thinks of the Middle East as one ginormous sand trap. CaptYossarian Jan 2020 #16
Elise Stefanik R-NY mgardener Jan 2020 #18
How Orwellian of her! central scrutinizer Jan 2020 #31
Actually, we're probably better off if he stays on the golf course. Vinca Jan 2020 #22
trump is not prepared to be POTUS Gothmog Jan 2020 #26
Recommended. H2O Man Jan 2020 #28
He's meeting and golfing with Russian banks as we speak. Farmer-Rick Jan 2020 #35

Wounded Bear

(58,235 posts)
4. You're probably right, but Trump drove this hit, you can be sure...
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 01:18 PM
Jan 2020

and he's driven pretty much all of the "adults" out of the room.

erronis

(14,704 posts)
19. Agree: dump has rid himself of "adults. Disagree: dump is being played by others
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 02:21 PM
Jan 2020

There is a disease afoot that is hollowing out the ability of the US government to make rational decisions.

dump is just a figurehead. Lindsay is a pawn as are most of the (r)epuglicons.

The pathogen may be foreign or US or both. But the pathogen wants this country to die.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(114,577 posts)
6. Unfortunately most of the adults have been fired or have quit.
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 01:21 PM
Jan 2020

The top officials are incompetent sycophants - but maybe they'd be at least willing to listen to the military commanders who actually know what's going on.

Submariner

(12,458 posts)
14. It always enhances the chance for a lightning strike to be outdoors
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 02:01 PM
Jan 2020

it's only a slight chance, but I'll take any encouragement I can get.

An asteroid the size of a bus came close to earth last week. I found myself wishing for VW Beetle chunk to break away, rip into the atmosphere at 18,000 mph, and crush him on the 18th green. The fact that I have these thoughts makes me worry about my ultimate sanity if he gets re-elected.

 

BuffaloJackalope

(818 posts)
21. The adults running this show are all in the Kremlin
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 02:58 PM
Jan 2020

And they don't give a shit over how many Americans - or Iranians, for that matter - get killed.

 

Perseus

(4,341 posts)
23. My thoughts exactly - 100% with you
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 03:05 PM
Jan 2020

He doesn't even play golf well, but let him stay on the fairway, kicking the ball to a better spot, cheating all his way to the green.

I know the tweet is supposed to bring to light the jackass is not doing his job, but I rather he doesn't, keep him away from any decision making, keep the buffoon out of sight as much as possible.

ecstatic

(32,432 posts)
34. 100% true, but it's still important for the MAGAts to understand
Sat Jan 4, 2020, 02:27 AM
Jan 2020

that their hero is MIA and incompetent. In general, we over think everything and end up looking weak. He needs to be hammered constantly, from every angle.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(114,577 posts)
5. We might be better off if His Lardship stays out of the Situation Room
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 01:20 PM
Jan 2020

and just keeps his fat ass on the golf course where he can't do any damage beyond driving his golf cart on the greens.

24. Put Fat Donnie in the Situation Room and take away his non-secure Twitter phone.
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 03:34 PM
Jan 2020

Disconnect the secure land line telephones. Set up the televisions so they only play reruns of "The Apprentice" when he was host and a repeat of his win in 2016. Put Lindsey Graham and a case of Chap Stick in the room. Take all the briefing manuals off the shelves and replace them with Big Macs and KFC. Play a continuous loop tape, "You are the most fantastic president ever in the history of the world. No one has ever done what you have done. Vladimir Putin loves your ass."

Finally, lock the door from the outside. Then weld it shut. Build a moat in front of the door and fill it will alligators. Finally, build a wall between the IMPOTUS and the real world.

leftieNanner

(14,954 posts)
7. OMG! Is he actually still playing golf today???
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 01:22 PM
Jan 2020

He isn't in Washington? He's at Mar-a-Barfo???

He pulled the trigger and then left the room? Or maybe he wasn't even in the room in the first place?

And WWIII is seriously trending now. Holy Shit!

Captain Zero

(6,654 posts)
20. I hope he has his unsecured phones with him, turned on
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 02:24 PM
Jan 2020

So everybody with really pressing business can reach him. Or locate him with GPS.

jimlup

(7,968 posts)
10. Well to be fair
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 01:30 PM
Jan 2020

I don't think the Orange Clown really adds much to deliberation. Might as well keep him as far away from the decision-making as possible.

He certainly doesn't add anything to the process whatever it is.

Farmer-Rick

(9,943 posts)
36. Yup, it's even worse when they are bonkers.
Sat Jan 4, 2020, 10:20 AM
Jan 2020

Like all those sickly inbred kings, queens and lords in feudalism. They kept taking more and more away from the people that eventually it became against the law to pick up a dry rotted stick in the woods or to kill a rat.

A single or even a small group of absolute rulers is a recipe for disaster.

mgardener

(1,785 posts)
18. Elise Stefanik R-NY
Fri Jan 3, 2020, 02:13 PM
Jan 2020

Just got her weekly email?

Know how they are spinning this Iran mess???

"President Trump is reaffirming the proven doctrine of Peace Through Strength."

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