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Wawannabe

(5,770 posts)
Tue Jun 23, 2020, 10:41 PM Jun 2020

Mary tRump's book

Why does she have to tell it in a book?

If it’s THAT important - just tell it! Same with Bolton. This book shit has me pretty pissy about people who want to profit off misery and their selfish attitudes outta get their asses kicked!

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Sanity Claws

(21,891 posts)
1. Because she can tell the full story in her way
Tue Jun 23, 2020, 10:45 PM
Jun 2020

If she goes on interviews then she is limited to answering the interviewers' questions and doesn't get to tell the full story.
I don't begrudge her anything. It probably took a lot of courage to write the book.
Bolton is an entirely different story. He is trying to profit off public service.

Wawannabe

(5,770 posts)
6. I have to believe that she could get some on air personality
Tue Jun 23, 2020, 11:06 PM
Jun 2020

To let her tell it her way.

Howard Stern?

I will not buy her book or even read it. Don’t have to because ot will all be leaked anyway or talked about and then word gets around

Just tell it.

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
12. I agree, and I also plan to buy her book.
Wed Jun 24, 2020, 05:14 AM
Jun 2020

I think we will get a perspective that we haven't heard from anyone before. This will be a true insider's look. What the Trump family was really like and what made him into the monster he is today.

So far, everyone has just related stories about the horrible things he has done and their opinions on his personality, but she can give us a unique viewpoint as a psychologist and a family member that nobody else can. I think it will be a fascinating read.

Wawannabe

(5,770 posts)
5. Don't you think it should change?
Tue Jun 23, 2020, 11:02 PM
Jun 2020

I am nearly 50 yrs old. Pretty sure I know how it’s done. The rant was about her profiting.

In addition, now tRump’s brother trying to get an injunction or similar ruling.

Bolton had opportunity to testify at impeachment hearings. Didn’t. Sells book. tRump still in office. Mary’s book won’t change anything either. But she will profit off the country’s continued misery.

They should both be ashamed. And have their asses kicked. IMO

sop

(10,667 posts)
9. Bolton's story, or testimony, could have changed the impeachment outcome, he should have come
Wed Jun 24, 2020, 12:32 AM
Jun 2020

forward and testified at the time. It was his obligation to do so as a government official. Mary Trump simply has an interesting personal account about her uncle and the Trump family's dysfunction. She has no government position, she is not under subpoena and is not part of any investigation. She will release her book, then do interviews to increase book sales. Her story will be made public soon enough.

Phoenix61

(17,099 posts)
10. Why shouldn't she profit? Can you imagine
Wed Jun 24, 2020, 12:32 AM
Jun 2020

having him in your family tree? Remember Mommy Dearest? Bolton is a different story. He’s just a coward.

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
13. So what if she profits? She should?
Wed Jun 24, 2020, 05:18 AM
Jun 2020

Having to put up with that asshole for an uncle all her life who tried to screw her and her brother out of their inheritance and caused their family a world of hurt. She deserves it.

And from what I can tell of her character, she is not like the other Trumps, and is not just out for the money. She wants people to know who he is and she wants to warn the nation about the danger we are in with him as president. Why are you so hell bent against her?

mzmolly

(51,062 posts)
7. I don't think it's comparable to Bolton.
Tue Jun 23, 2020, 11:50 PM
Jun 2020

Bolton withheld information that Trump was a threat to our Democracy. He refused to testify before Congress, knowing the consequences of not doing so. He should be in jail.

Mary Trump, if she wants to tell her story, needs to put out a book first. That's how she'll garner the attention required to share her knowledge on the fool in question.

stillcool

(32,626 posts)
8. Why not?
Wed Jun 24, 2020, 12:13 AM
Jun 2020

I think of it like the daughter of a mob boss telling her story. Don't like it, don't read it, but I would not be surprised if she never shows up on your TV screen. She hasn't yet, nor have the others.

jimlup

(7,968 posts)
15. She actually has...
Wed Jun 24, 2020, 07:33 AM
Jun 2020

Not interested in defending anyone named tRump but in her defense she's been freely talking about the contents of her book.

Tommy_Carcetti

(43,269 posts)
16. I don't have a problem with this.
Wed Jun 24, 2020, 07:40 AM
Jun 2020

Bolton had a professional duty and was cowardly in shirking it.

This is just some bonus insider information.

Sunsky

(1,737 posts)
17. Bolton is completely different
Wed Jun 24, 2020, 08:23 AM
Jun 2020

Bolton had a chance to tell his story when it mattered at an impeachment hearing. But, he fought with the house Democrats so he wouldn't testify. Then, he claimed he would testify in the Senate if called, knowing the Senate is under Republican control and likely wouldn't call him. Bolton's book is about President Trump's malfeasance while the niece is writing about her uncle. One has national security implications, the other is about the character of the man.
I'd buy the niece's book but the book by the traitor would never receive my money. Everyone writes books for profit.

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