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Wed Sep 16, 2020, 07:41 AM

Trump, "Churchill stood on top of buildings as bombs were falling."

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'When Churchill was on the top of a building, and he said everything’s going to be good, everything’s going to be – be calm, and you have the Nazis dropping bombs all over London, he was very brave because he was at the top of a building,' Trump told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8737509/Donald-Trump-claims-Winston-Churchill-not-honest-asked-people-London-calm.html

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Yes, Churchill stayed in London during the Blitz but during the air raids he went down into his War Room which
was a bunker not far from 10 Downing St.. The British had radar and when they saw nazi planes coming they
sounded the warning, scrambled the RAF, the people of England went underground (the tube in London),
and Churchill went to his bunker. This is in all the history books and if you go to London you can visit Churchill's
"War Room."





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Reply Trump, "Churchill stood on top of buildings as bombs were falling." (Original post)
Botany Sep 16 OP
Claire Oh Nette Sep 16 #1
Botany Sep 16 #4
soothsayer Sep 16 #7
lagomorph777 Sep 16 #20
GusBob Sep 16 #2
JHB Sep 16 #3
lagomorph777 Sep 16 #21
Solly Mack Sep 16 #5
uponit7771 Sep 16 #6
Docreed2003 Sep 16 #8
Botany Sep 16 #10
Docreed2003 Sep 16 #14
Le Roi de Pot Sep 16 #9
Botany Sep 16 #12
lagomorph777 Sep 16 #22
Gothmog Sep 16 #11
Azathoth Sep 16 #13
greenjar_01 Sep 16 #15
Botany Sep 16 #16
MaryMagdaline Sep 16 #17
Blue Owl Sep 16 #18
yellowcanine Sep 16 #19
Wounded Bear Sep 16 #23
LeftInTX Sep 16 #24
bigtree Sep 16 #25
onethatcares Sep 16 #26
bigtree Sep 16 #27
Botany Sep 16 #31
bigtree Sep 16 #32
Botany Sep 16 #33
bigtree Sep 17 #34
JohhnyComeLately Sep 16 #28
The Magistrate Sep 16 #30
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Sep 16 #29

Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 07:48 AM

1. well, yeah...

and you, Sir, are no Churchill....

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Response to Claire Oh Nette (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 07:52 AM

4. And you, Sir, are no George Washington.

Trump said George Washington’s army ‘took over airports.’


President Trump blamed a faulty teleprompter for a gaffe in his Fourth of July speech, in which he claimed that the Continental Army “took over airports” during the Revolutionary War — more than a century before the dawn of aviation

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Response to Botany (Reply #4)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 07:55 AM

7. He used a teleprompter? Scandalous!

According to his fans

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Response to Claire Oh Nette (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 11:01 AM

20. Also, Churchill definitely didn't sugar-coat or lie about the war.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 07:51 AM

2. I think its time to realize

Look DT has a history of saying inane things and lying since forever. Its time to realize it doesnt matter to his cult or the GOP leadership other than it annoys and distracts the rest of us

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 07:51 AM

3. Yes, but Fantasy Rooftop Churchill thought the Nazis would just go away

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Response to JHB (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 11:02 AM

21. That's a great one!

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 07:54 AM

6. What was gob smacking is Steph's SIMPLE lack about WC going to a bunker vs staying above

... ground while the bombs fell.

Steph couldn't fact check Trump real time during his slow gish gallop,

We need more smart and knowledgeable people speaking to us about our government

That was a low hanging fruit lie Trump told ... just, damn

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 08:22 AM

8. The thing is he knows the true history

He visited the damn bunker and was pissed when they wouldn't let him take a photo in Churchill's desk chair. He's just grasping at straws to excuse his wanton ineptitude

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Response to Docreed2003 (Reply #8)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 08:34 AM

10. Really? Not that I doubt you.

The man is beyond help. BTW I have visited that bunker too and the idea that anybody
would go there and ask to sit in Churchill's desk chair is just so gauche. Almost like a
person wouldn't take a 1 hour limo ride in the rain to honor the fallen Americans of WW I.
Who BTW lived in 12' deep trenches with rats, gas, bullets, poison gas, shell fire, death,
blood, madness, and every now and then some genius got the idea of leaving the trench
and running across "no man's land" into machine gun fire that covered the area with a
sea of lead.

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Response to Botany (Reply #10)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 09:04 AM

14. Here's an article from that visit

https://nypost.com/2019/06/04/trump-family-tours-the-churchill-war-rooms-in-london/

He's a dirtbag for sure with no concept of what horrors a war brings.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 08:24 AM

9. Like Neal Armstrong stood on top the Saturn Rocket as he went to the Moon

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Response to Botany (Reply #12)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 11:06 AM

22. OMG that's at the course near me. Disgusting.

After Trump is jailed, we need to seize his properties and convert them to socially beneficial uses. I propose Trump National be converted to a National Park.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 08:34 AM

11. Trump is wrong yet again

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 08:38 AM

13. Churchill never called the Blitz a hoax

And he never turned over highly classified intelligence to Germany so Hitler would like him.

Churchill projected strength and determination in the face of a life-or-death struggle, not pathological lying and delusion.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 09:10 AM

15. It's so fucking dumb I can't stand it

It costs him nothing to narrate Churchill's stand against the Germans in a factually accurate way. Honestly. It's so beyond embarrassing. Who the fuck would stand on top of a building during an air raid? It's mind-bogglingly stupid. There's no need to hype Churchill's actual deeds in this way. I mean, aren't right wingers like giant fans of military history? Aren't they embarrassed by this stupidity? I get that the whole point is to "trigger the libs," but don't these people have any dignity at all?

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Response to greenjar_01 (Reply #15)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 09:13 AM

16. Churchill said the following:

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few", referring to the ongoing efforts of the Royal Air Force crews who were at the time fighting the Battle of Britain, the pivotal air battle with the German Luftwaffe, with Britain expecting an invasion. Pilots who fought in the battle have been known as The Few ever since; at times being specially commemorated on 15 September, "Battle of Britain Day".

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 09:36 AM

17. He told people to shut the lights and get to the bomb shelters

Not walk around getting blown up

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 10:44 AM

18. Who's that drunk guy down at the end of the bar?

Oh it's just Donny Shit-for-Brains...

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 11:00 AM

19. Just like the Arabs stood on the bridge and cheered the Twin Towers collapse, eh, Donny?

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 11:08 AM

23. He's channeling Lt Dan...

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 11:39 AM

24. stupid voters don't fact check

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 11:54 AM

25. that photo in the tunnel is gorgeous and fascinating

...view image and enlarge and look at the faces.

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Response to bigtree (Reply #25)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 12:29 PM

26. and to me, quite terrifying

not knowing enemy bomb is going to collapse the structure with the citizens in it.

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Response to onethatcares (Reply #26)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 12:46 PM

27. that's just it. And their homes above...

...it's in their faces.

The fear, the anguish, the uncomfortableness, the despair, some resolve, perhaps.

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Response to bigtree (Reply #27)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 08:01 PM

31. Not me.

I see toughness, grit, keeping a stiff upper lip, families, love, and the 2 air raid wardens and the man in the
suit who looks to be some kind of boss have the "Well, chaps what needs to done" look. on their faces.

This was their finest hour.

BTW now Churchill whenever he could would go and visit the areas that were bombed and talked to
the locals as they did their clean up.

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Response to Botany (Reply #31)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 10:12 PM

32. what is it about the internet that does this?

I point out the photo, the close-up faces, acknowledge the conflict and describe some of the emotions it appears attached to those images.

How did we disagree?

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Response to bigtree (Reply #32)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 10:45 PM

33. "How did we disagree?"

Because you are a smart thinking being. One of the best things that help people
to think is to disagree without being disagreeable.

In private Joe Biden (and others) would disagree with President Obama ... it does nobody
no good to hear about how they are always right.

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Response to Botany (Reply #33)

Thu Sep 17, 2020, 05:58 AM

34. well, we certainly don't disagree about what may be read into their expressions

...thanks for posting the photo.

It's a fascinating image.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 01:11 PM

28. Trump says this, but he means that...

"Some men just like to see the world burn." -- That is how I see Trump.

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Response to JohhnyComeLately (Reply #28)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 02:47 PM

30. I Quite Agree, Ma'am

Welcome to the forum.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 01:15 PM

29. Oh please

Churchill was a brave man (Unlike the corpulent creep he was in the military and saw combat) but he wasn't stupid.

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