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Sat Nov 21, 2020, 03:41 PM

Conservative journalist melts down after publishers admit they have no interest in Trump's memoirs

November 21, 2020

By Sarah Toce

President Donald J. Trump may someday want to pen his own memoir about his experiences in the White House over a span of four years and the worst pandemic in over 100 years, but would anyone actually publish it?

New York Post‘s Kyle Smith wrote Saturday, “If Trump shows up with a book proposal in hand, lots of New York City’s snootiest publishers are going to respond by pulling up the drawbridge and lobbing rotten eggs out the windows.”

The response is a stark contrast to the anti-Trump tell-all titled Too Much and Never Enough that his niece, Mary Trump, published earlier this year. When it was released in July, it flew off the shelves, selling a whopping 1.35 million copies in its first week alone. There’s even talk now of a follow-up contribution by the author. She may have her own familial struggles to deal with if she proceeds; the author’s uncle, Robert Trump, took legal action to try and block the publication of Too Much and Never Enough, claiming his niece had signed a nondisclosure agreement. Robert, the president’s younger brother, died in August and the case failed to proceed.

“This is far beyond garden-variety narcissism,” his niece, who has a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, wrote of Trump. “Donald is not simply weak, his ego is a fragile thing that must be bolstered every moment because he knows deep down that he is nothing of what he claims to be.”

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https://www.rawstory.com/2020/11/conservative-journalist-melts-down-after-publishers-admit-they-have-no-interest-in-trumps-presidential-memoir/

Link for those who want to read the whining screed:

https://nypost.com/2020/11/21/to-gatekeepers-refusing-a-trump-memoir-capitalism-rewards-free-speech/

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Reply Conservative journalist melts down after publishers admit they have no interest in Trump's memoirs (Original post)
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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 03:46 PM

1. Several million of his followers would buy his memoir, if

it was a coloring book.

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 03:54 PM

4. ...or if they could read. nt

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:06 PM

9. Oh, they'd buy it anyway, as a holy relic

As if it were a piece of the True Cross.

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Response to JHB (Reply #9)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:21 PM

33. Or ' Mein Kampf'.

In every household in Nazi Germany, prominently displayed and never read.

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:13 PM

10. Yep. He will be loved by the people he despises and despised by people he longs to be

loved by. So if he can keep the con going, he will.

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:34 PM

20. It's fun to think of potential book titles like "I Was Robbed!"

or "The Best President of the USA" how the dem's corruption took away my election victory.
Etc..

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:10 PM

28. "The Newest Testament"!

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:21 PM

32. The thing is, Trump would have to hire a ghostwriter because he can barely read. And

who would do it? I'm sure there's someone out there willing to prostitute him/herself, but it would cost Trump a lot of money UPFRONT. I doubt he'd do that.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 03:50 PM

2. Trump can always self-publish a book

although someone else would have to write it. Sell it online to his adoring followers and make a tidy profit. A ready made grift.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 03:51 PM

3. The cult would bid for his nail clippings if offered on eBay


They are valuable sacred relics


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Response to dalton99a (Reply #3)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 03:58 PM

5. Lol, relics with a shortish half-life, but yes. The "best publishers"

won't have any more to do with him than "the best people," but as we've seen, like will find like.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:01 PM

6. I would LOVE to lob some...

...rotten eggs at Trump.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:03 PM

7. The best way to show Trump's real life is a 3-book trilogy:"Mashed Potatoes and Covfefe".

Volume 1 is Mary Trump's book that illustrates his early years.

Michael Cohen's book can show how Trump conducted himself as a corrupt businessman.

The third volume could be taken from John Bolton or some other WH insider to show the tumultuous and insane presidency.

The trilogy would also keep Trump from topping the Fiction best-seller lists, since his lies would never need to be published.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:05 PM

8. "New York City's snootiest publishers"?

Ha, ha, ha! Because they aren't willing to publish bullshit? Maybe he needs to find some pulp fiction publisher.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:18 PM

11. Regnery's still in business, aren't they?

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:19 PM

12. Who wants to read Donald's lies over and over?

I mean, he repeats himself, then he repeats himself. And everyone is sick of his shit.

At least his niece tells the truth.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:22 PM

13. He wouldn't actually write any of it anyway.

He is too stupid, illiterate, and lazy to actually write a book.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:23 PM

14. Someone will publish it

Because there is money to be made selling to his cult.

Mary Trump hit on something that I've been saying for ages. Trump is an extremely weak man. That is why he is so subject to flattery, and why dictators have him wrapped around their fingers. Anyone so desperate for adulation is someone completely without strength of character.

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Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:28 PM

16. I have a relative who constantly complains that Melania is not on magazine covers.

Trust me, if she sold magazines she’d be there. She doesn’t and she’s not. Her fans don’t read.

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Response to badhair77 (Reply #16)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:37 PM

21. Hustler would have published her.

Hustler would have published her.

She would not even have to flaunt her language skills.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 04:52 PM

17. His followers will buy it and not read it. Just like their Bibles they all own.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:02 PM

18. Oh please.

Trump's memoir will be published by Regnery, and will be their biggest title ever.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:32 PM

19. They should study the Authorized Biography of Howard Hughes

Some publishers will publish anything, and pay well for it!

If you don't know what i'm talking about, grab a copy of "The Hoax" with Richard Gere.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:41 PM

22. The largest book advance of all will be for Kellyanne when she is done with Trump.

The largest book advance of all will be for Kellyanne when she is done with Trump.

She sold herself for money and fame, first with Cruz totally against Trump, and then switched over for more money and fame when Trump looked more favorable in the campaigns.

Her loyalty is for sale.

Was/is it irony when Kellyanne prostituted herself for money for Cruz or when she prostitutes herself for money for Trump?

https://www.mediamatters.org/research/2016/08/19/here-s-how-trump-s-new-campaign-manager-attacked-him-cable-news-pundit/212524

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:54 PM

23. Trump cannot form sentences.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 05:56 PM

24. Not even the Scratch N Sniff version?

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:02 PM

25. No thank you.

I have read, and heard, enough whining screeds for many lifetimes.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:04 PM

26. Mein Dump.

Good title for the pile of shit that any memoir book would be.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:08 PM

27. His 2024 campaign might buy millions of copies, ...

... just to move political donations into his pockets.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:11 PM

29. Oversaturation! Plenty of fine books about his presidency already.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:13 PM

30. I read the book, it explained so much.

But it didn't lead me to any sympathy for Donald, I don't think it was meant to.

My sister's friend sent it to her so the 60+ year old women have read it. I passed it along to a 22 year old woman who promised to pass it along to her friends.

My thanks to Tina for sending it along and of course to Mary Trump for just telling the story of the family that unintentionally created him.

Donald will never write anything more than a Twitter post and his mind is so tangled up by now, no one could ever make sense of his ramblings.

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Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:27 PM

34. I would buy his book if he actually wrote it himself,

but I wouldn't buy it until it was on the remainder book rack and its cost was down to a dollar. But then again, I didn't buy Sarah Palin's book for the one dollar it was selling for when Borders went out of business. I'm pretty sure it would have been a similar read to Cheeto's memoirs.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:34 PM

35. Doesn't NY have "Son of Sam" Laws?

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:36 PM

36. Better to read indictments and guilty verdicts, imo

Many of his cultists can't read.

RNC would have to buy all the copies to make sure his fee fees weren't hurt.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:36 PM

37. Unfortunately his cult would want to read it...

... so there would be profit involved.

Understandably everything in it would be nothing but a fabricated lie. I'd hate to put my stamp on it.... but for a hefty profit, he'll find some greedy soulless outfit.

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Response to catbyte (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 06:42 PM

38. I was going to say that he would self-publish, so that he would not have to share profits (if any)

with anyone. But then .i remembered, there is no way he would actually put up any of his own money (assuming he will have any) to have it written and published. And there will be an asterisk after the title as well.

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