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(298,386 posts)
3. right.. & he doesn't need DU to blame it on
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 02:02 AM
Sep 2020

Woodward. he had to find someway to attempt to weasel out of it.



(24,356 posts)
2. If we were a Manga or Anime sight he might come here
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 01:53 AM
Sep 2020

But, there are too many polysyllabic words on this site
We're giving him nothing


(1,270 posts)
5. Trump isn't blaming Woodward
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 02:40 AM
Sep 2020

He’s using Woodward non action as away to show he did nothing wrong.

Completely different from the legitimate criticism Woodward is getting on DU


(5,164 posts)
13. This- he did not blame Woodward for not saying something
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 05:00 AM
Sep 2020

He said if what I said & did was so bad why didn't W say something right away, meaning, as usual, Dump iho or at least in his spinning of it to save himself he did nothing wrong.



(2,328 posts)
20. Correct. And if Woodward had come out with it earlier trump wouldn't be able to use that excuse.
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 01:31 PM
Sep 2020

Dave Starsky

(5,914 posts)
7. Oh, baloney. Trump AND Woodward can both be assholes.
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 03:59 AM
Sep 2020

That is not mutually exclusive. Fuck them both with a red hot cast iron jack handle.


(90,380 posts)
8. Or people can see his weasle words before they come out of his mouth?!?! He's transparently stupid
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 04:26 AM
Sep 2020

... no one needs to hand the guy an excuse before one is gamed out.


(321 posts)
10. Blamed Woodward
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 04:27 AM
Sep 2020

for not licking? Where did the SOB get his
info from? A bunch of people knew. Because
that FF can;t keep a secret, I'm going to
guess, I'd say even people at Fox
knew! Now we wait for someone to find
out that Bastard and his family got the
Russian vaccine already. Why, because the
BS never ends, it's worse than a broken
record! It goes on and on with no end


(153,470 posts)
11. no one is saying "it's all Woodward's fault" except TRUMP
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 04:53 AM
Sep 2020

I mean, come ON

people can be both sickened by Trump and disturbed by Woodward


(54,609 posts)
12. Nixon tried it 46 years ago--with the same reporter!! And it came close to working
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 04:59 AM
Sep 2020

Roger Ailes was still working for Nixon in those days. Fox "News" wasn't yet in existence, though he already had thought of the concept.


(7,286 posts)
15. This is a fun game
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 08:55 AM
Sep 2020

Some Liberals on DU think what BW did was wrong and therefore they support Trump!

Other Liberals on DU think the politics is more important than human lives, just like Trump!


(11,674 posts)
16. Trump's just doing the same thing Trump does everytime
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 08:56 AM
Sep 2020

He's attacking the messenger. It's the first play in his book. No matter if its Vindman or Kelly or Comey or Omarosa or Strzok or Mary Trump or Woodward, et. al... and amazingly it doesn't matter who corroborates the story or in this case if there are tapes of him saying all of it himself... he attacks the source.


(70,873 posts)
18. This view shows that SHITLER is not alone in repeating misrepresentations endlessly.
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 09:18 AM
Sep 2020

Endless repetition is one technique used in flame wars - ignoring opposing arguments, just putting blinders on and repeat repeat repeat.

It's the same as saying that none of the henchmen, collaborators, enablers should have been held accountable because *only* HITLER was at fault. So the "family" should not have been charged because MANSON was the one responsible?

And this is not hyperbole. I am contrasting henchmen vs the principal criminal, all sharing the accountability whatever the differing proportions.

********And "reading DU" as being a source of wrong information is the broad-brush technique.


(1,159 posts)
19. Few things are cut and dry.
Fri Sep 11, 2020, 01:22 PM
Sep 2020

Woodward makes a pretty good argument that he didn't immediately go public with Trump's comments about Covid-19 because he couldn't immediately tell whether Trump was experiencing a heretofore unseen moment of honesty, or lying as usual. It isn't clear to me WHEN exactly Trump made those particular comments. Was it closer to February 2020 or late June 2020? One thing I think we can all likely agree on is that if Woodward had gone public early on with the comments, Trump's inner circle would surely have shut the interviews down and we would not have any of the interviews that followed. My guess is that Trump's most damning comments likely came later in the game when he just knew he had Woodward in the palms of his hands.

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