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malaise

(269,779 posts)
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 10:14 AM Jan 2023

MAGA ReTHUG Congressman Greg Steube fell 25 ft from a ladder

while cutting tree limbs yesterday

https://floridapolitics.com/archives/582210-greg-steube-hospitalized-after-high-fall-at-his-home/

He fell about 25 feet before being transported to a Sarasota hospital.
U.S. Rep. Greg Steube was hospitalized after a fall from the roof of his home.

The incident was first reported by Florida Politics’ Peter Schorsch and then later confirmed by Steube’s congressional office.
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If he survives, he will have a lot of time to think about his support for the Domestic Terrorist in Chief.

Michael Moore sure was prescient

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MAGA ReTHUG Congressman Greg Steube fell 25 ft from a ladder (Original Post) malaise Jan 2023 OP
May he receive everything he deserves. niyad Jan 2023 #1
Ooh, Niyad,--yeah, everything. Timeflyer Jan 2023 #3
Nicely played malaise Jan 2023 #4
Yep! liberaltrucker Jan 2023 #31
LOVE IT!!!!! niyad Jan 2023 #33
Wife: Let's hire the tree surgeon. ReTHUG: Come on, it's no harder than restructuring the tax code. TheBlackAdder Jan 2023 #52
He is still alive. The Grand Illuminist Jan 2023 #61
The benediction is neutral. niyad Jan 2023 #62
What was the prognosis of the veterinarian? GreenWave Jan 2023 #2
Tut tut this was divine intervention malaise Jan 2023 #7
The vet says he's overdue for neutering. Snip snip. Sky Jewels Jan 2023 #19
That's funny.. mountain grammy Jan 2023 #29
I'd'a just left him lay where JEEZUS flang 'im! Hermit-The-Prog Jan 2023 #5
Someone found him malaise Jan 2023 #10
He's fine. ReTHUDs don't have spines. Hermit-The-Prog Jan 2023 #12
And shit bounces. Nevilledog Jan 2023 #35
He was apparently found by a part-time aide to Congressman Vern Bucannan haele Jan 2023 #56
I read yesterday he was found Cha Jan 2023 #65
He didn't mind the socialism that transported him to the hospital Fullduplexxx Jan 2023 #6
Great point malaise Jan 2023 #8
what is it with FL congress-douches and their giant heads? If he landed on it, he'd be OK CurtEastPoint Jan 2023 #9
That jacket! Floyd R. Turbo Jan 2023 #20
a la Ward Cleaver CurtEastPoint Jan 2023 #21
Wasn't plaid jackets seen on tv, worn by certain types of characters? msfiddlestix Jan 2023 #26
Let me find Ozzy Nelson! CurtEastPoint Jan 2023 #30
gingham tweed or wool, popular in the late 40's through the 50's and early 60's msfiddlestix Jan 2023 #45
He seems to love them malaise Jan 2023 #42
I was kinda hoping for staph. But he looks like staph personified. Hassin Bin Sober Jan 2023 #38
And they gave Obama crap about a tan suit. treestar Jan 2023 #55
Not far enough LiberalFighter Jan 2023 #11
Can we start a GoFundMe page for a taller ladder ? nt eppur_se_muova Jan 2023 #13
Will McCarthy allow him to vote remotely? gab13by13 Jan 2023 #14
.... CatWoman Jan 2023 #37
WTH..was he on some kinda day off?? Shouldn't he have been asiliveandbreathe Jan 2023 #15
Didn't they go on break for the week? malaise Jan 2023 #17
Ah, house calendar, light grey..district work period...6 days in January.. asiliveandbreathe Jan 2023 #23
they could have him onethatcares Jan 2023 #48
Not sure he can read anything right now malaise Jan 2023 #49
There is about a Brazillion Youtube videos of dumbshits like him cutting trees and getting creamed. albacore Jan 2023 #16
Same here. We all know it was something stupid. TheBlackAdder Jan 2023 #53
If he lives, the massive blow to his head might make him a tad smarter Sky Jewels Jan 2023 #18
Gravity is a bitch! Floyd R. Turbo Jan 2023 #22
Gravity is created by a lib-Jew-Antifa-groomer conspiracy to hurt Godly Real Americans! Sky Jewels Jan 2023 #24
Yah think malaise Jan 2023 #25
Not going to wish anything bad for him on this MissMillie Jan 2023 #27
I don't wish anything on him malaise Jan 2023 #28
Several questions, having read the whole article. He was found by a staffer niyad Jan 2023 #32
Indon't even pick fruit without assistance and I use a stick with a basket malaise Jan 2023 #43
What is that 20 foot rule but librul limit on freedom? treestar Jan 2023 #57
True, except for government here in fundieville is very red. niyad Jan 2023 #63
Here's an update Tickle Jan 2023 #34
How can you be "in good spirits" in the ICU? How would anyone know? hatrack Jan 2023 #36
LOL I don't know but you made me laugh LOL NT Tickle Jan 2023 #40
Well, if you're in the ICU, Bantamfancier Jan 2023 #67
I doubt that he spoke with anyone malaise Jan 2023 #44
How does one get "knocked off a ladder"..? Cha Jan 2023 #66
No more proxy votes, eh? Hassin Bin Sober Jan 2023 #39
Apparently 15 tries to become Speaker Kevin just realized the meaning of malaise Jan 2023 #64
Don't tease me Arthur_Frain Jan 2023 #41
Just one more example of... llmart Jan 2023 #46
I read that the limb hit the ladder and floored him malaise Jan 2023 #47
I know that's a rhetorical question. llmart Jan 2023 #60
No ambulance. Let his fellow MAGA types bootstrap his sorry ass to kairos12 Jan 2023 #50
Doesn't he get free health care for life malaise Jan 2023 #51
What was he doing - installing another Trump flag on his roof??? Vinca Jan 2023 #54
Ow. That'll do it. jeffreyi Jan 2023 #58
It is hard for me to muster up sympathy Bettie Jan 2023 #59

TheBlackAdder

(28,308 posts)
52. Wife: Let's hire the tree surgeon. ReTHUG: Come on, it's no harder than restructuring the tax code.
Fri Jan 20, 2023, 12:53 PM
Jan 2023

malaise

(269,779 posts)
7. Tut tut this was divine intervention
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 10:30 AM
Jan 2023

A huge limb hit the ladder and threw him off - gawd was testing Slobby’s comments about his strength.
Remember now Slobby Trump praised the 'physically strong' Steube in endorsing Sarasota congressman
https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/news/politics/2022/05/04/former-president-donald-trump-backs-florida-congressman-greg-steube/9644633002/

How dumb or cheap are these effing people?

Sky Jewels

(7,252 posts)
19. The vet says he's overdue for neutering. Snip snip.
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 01:50 PM
Jan 2023

Also, Sky Daddy had his hands full with Woke M&Ms, so he couldn't do shit.

malaise

(269,779 posts)
10. Someone found him
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 10:37 AM
Jan 2023

This could be even worse depending on how long he was on the ground before being found.

haele

(12,727 posts)
56. He was apparently found by a part-time aide to Congressman Vern Bucannan
Fri Jan 20, 2023, 12:58 PM
Jan 2023

Who was also working as an Amazon Delivery driver.

Haele

Cha

(298,616 posts)
65. I read yesterday he was found
Fri Jan 20, 2023, 08:32 PM
Jan 2023

by an amazon delivery guy.

TY for posting this.. I didn't know he fell off a 25 ft ladder trimming trees.

Does anyone know how serious it is? I haven't gone to the link.

Fullduplexxx

(7,904 posts)
6. He didn't mind the socialism that transported him to the hospital
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 10:27 AM
Jan 2023

He should have been left there to his bootstraps .

malaise

(269,779 posts)
8. Great point
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 10:32 AM
Jan 2023

And of course (as another DUer pointed out last night) his governor sent the migrants to Martha’s Vineyard or he would not have had to cut his trees.

msfiddlestix

(7,295 posts)
26. Wasn't plaid jackets seen on tv, worn by certain types of characters?
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 02:19 PM
Jan 2023

I don't remember seeing Ward Cleaver wearing plaid, could be I hadn't paid any notice.

but I feel like I remember seeing on tv plaid worn by a number of actors in certain roles.

I think the combination of plaid and that mustache with a goofy smile, reminds me of clownish characters on tv back then.

asiliveandbreathe

(8,203 posts)
15. WTH..was he on some kinda day off?? Shouldn't he have been
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 11:00 AM
Jan 2023

stalking the halls of congress..voting to OWN THE LIBS???..One less vote for kevman. for now.??

malaise

(269,779 posts)
49. Not sure he can read anything right now
Fri Jan 20, 2023, 12:25 PM
Jan 2023

Word is very serious injuries which we would expect from a 25ft fall after teh linb he was cutting hit him off the ladder.
That takes a special kind of stupid.

albacore

(2,413 posts)
16. There is about a Brazillion Youtube videos of dumbshits like him cutting trees and getting creamed.
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 12:11 PM
Jan 2023

I hope somebody got a video.

Sky Jewels

(7,252 posts)
18. If he lives, the massive blow to his head might make him a tad smarter
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 01:47 PM
Jan 2023

because there's no way he could get any more stooopid.

MissMillie

(38,650 posts)
27. Not going to wish anything bad for him on this
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 02:22 PM
Jan 2023

Can't do it.


My sister fell 12 feet off of a ladder, compound fracture in the leg and shattered her ankle. Multiple surgeries and a stubborn bone infection. Her veteran's health insurance didn't want to pay to put her ankle back together again. She had to fight all kinds of battles: physical and administrative.

She didn't walk for 14 months.

I won't wish that stuff on ANYONE.

I'm well aware that the GOPers are often the reason why our veterans (and a lot of other people) don't get the care they need. I'm still not going to delight in this misfortune. I hope he gets what he needs and heals quickly. (And then of course, I hope he has a revelation and changes his tune on some things.)

malaise

(269,779 posts)
28. I don't wish anything on him
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 02:30 PM
Jan 2023

He already fell and unlike Paul Pelosi, he did this all on his own.
I have not one iota of sympathy for folks who dtoke the fires of hatred and promote violence against others.

niyad

(114,385 posts)
32. Several questions, having read the whole article. He was found by a staffer
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 03:19 PM
Jan 2023

of another puke congress member, who was "doing part-time delivery work in the area." How much do staffers get paid? Second, falling from 25 feet while cutting tree limbs?? Here, any work higher than 20 feet on trees requires calling an arborist, or one can be fined. Thurd, where in the hell was his spotter?

Tickle

(2,644 posts)
34. Here's an update
Thu Jan 19, 2023, 03:22 PM
Jan 2023

Florida Rep. Greg Steube suffered “several serious injuries” and spent the night in the ICU after falling about 25 feet at his home, an update on his condition released Thursday said. The Republican lawmaker was knocked off a ladder “while cutting tree limbs on his Sarasota property” on Wednesday afternoon, according to a thread published on his Twitter account. “The Congressman spent the night in the ICU where several serious injuries are still under assessment but not life threatening at this time,” the update early Thursday said. “He is making progress and in good spirits.” The messages also thanked the medical staff who are treating Steube, “the individual who witnessed the fall and immediately called 911,” and “members of the media who waited patiently to accurately report the incident before releasing falsities to the public.”

llmart

(15,589 posts)
46. Just one more example of...
Fri Jan 20, 2023, 11:07 AM
Jan 2023

FLOR-EE-DUH man in action.

Was he sitting on the limb he was cutting? I seem to remember that trick from a Road Runner cartoon or was it Daffy Duck?

malaise

(269,779 posts)
47. I read that the limb hit the ladder and floored him
Fri Jan 20, 2023, 11:56 AM
Jan 2023

Who the hell trims trees without someone else spotting

kairos12

(12,935 posts)
50. No ambulance. Let his fellow MAGA types bootstrap his sorry ass to
Fri Jan 20, 2023, 12:40 PM
Jan 2023

a private clinic in a handmade wheelbarrow.

Also, he pays cash up front.

Can't have debt you know.

malaise

(269,779 posts)
51. Doesn't he get free health care for life
Fri Jan 20, 2023, 12:43 PM
Jan 2023

while campaigning against health care for everyone else?

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