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Tom of Temecula

(1,632 posts)
Sun May 26, 2024, 08:47 AM May 26

Trump suffered a 'stunning rebuke' in disastrous Saturday night speech: analyst

Donald Trump's attempt to reach out to Libertarian voters could hardly have gone worse after he was chased from the stage 34 minutes into his speech, exiting to boos and jeering. That is the opinion of the Guardian's David Smith, who called the former president's appearance at the Saturday night gathering at the Washington Hilton a "rare humiliation" for Trump who is used to adoring MAGA crowds.

Pointing to the response to Trump as he spoke where he was cursed, booed mercilessly and called a "wannabe dictator," the analyst suggested the reception was illustrative of the former president's uphill battle to expand his voting base less than six months before the November election.

"Trump’s rocky ride at a Washington hotel on Saturday night, including cries of 'B------t!' and 'F--- you!', underlined the challenge that the Republican presidential nominee faces to broaden his appeal both left and right on the political spectrum," he wrote before adding, "It was a stunning rebuke for a man who has become accustomed to cult-like rallies where his every word is cheered to the echo."

"The Republican promised that, if elected, he would put a Libertarian in his cabinet and others in senior posts. Again the crowd made clear its dissent. Ever the salesman, Trump prodded: 'Pretty good. That’s pretty big.' But this time the old tricks did not work," Smith reported before adding the former president attempted to talk over the jeering crowd and pleading, "No, you want to make yourself winners, it’s time to be winners. You have a lot of common sense.”



https://www.rawstory.com/trump-libertarian-booed/
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Trump suffered a 'stunning rebuke' in disastrous Saturday night speech: analyst (Original Post) Tom of Temecula May 26 OP
TFG did make a valient point about their common sense: they booed an wannabe tin pot dictator of the stage. marble falls May 26 #1
Sawthat 3auld6phart May 26 #2
Here's the original Guardian link ornotna May 26 #3
Thanks for this. Rawstory is unreadable.. enough May 26 #8
Thanks, I appreciate the link. dmr May 26 #33
There's not enough lipstick in the world for this pig but watch them try! LOL What's the spin from Trump brewens May 26 #4
I'm seeing more and more libertarians musette_sf May 26 #6
I'm amazed he hasn't been spewing about it on "Truth" Social yet. tanyev May 26 #5
Sure, how about a Libertarian for Secretary of Homeland Security! Shermann May 26 #7
B------t !?! dweller May 26 #9
Bigamist? Bigot? nt ArkansasDemocrat1 May 26 #10
Yeh dweller May 26 #12
Batshit crazy? MLAA May 26 #11
That's it dweller May 26 #13
With all due respect... Hugin May 26 #14
Mmm, I'll take a vowel. Dave Bowman May 26 #23
Ha ha ha! karin_sj May 26 #15
Two words, Bull & ___t IbogaProject May 26 #26
Back to speaking to brain dead zombies Johonny May 26 #16
Wasn't He Last Night? ProfessorGAC May 26 #34
Libertarians are close cousins in the BatShitCrazedLoon family tree. NoMoreRepugs May 26 #17
Keep getting your 3% every year. Lol. He just lost every one of them! Quixote1818 May 26 #18
he kinda mansplained to them samnsara May 26 #29
The Libertarians might have resented tax payer funded Secret Service detail confiscating their kazoos & rubber chickens Attilatheblond May 26 #19
Let them continue... Trump's digging a pretty deep hole. yardwork May 26 #37
Libertarians were immune to his charm and star power Warpy May 26 #20
They couldn't resist grabbing him by... Attilatheblond May 26 #21
.... CatWoman May 26 #31
"Their finest hour." Words I never I'd hear said about the Libertarian Party. shrike3 May 26 #32
I've no use for the party nor the platform either. But I do think the Democratic party could do with B.See May 26 #36
Actually, the Bronx rally was a bit of a frost Warpy May 26 #38
I totally agree!! TSExile May 26 #41
Last night's speech was amusing LetMyPeopleVote May 26 #22
Too good malaise May 26 #24
Thank you for posting this. dmr May 26 #35
Or the time... TSExile May 26 #40
Yes! I forgot about that! dmr May 27 #42
The only thing missing was flying tomatoes. Or maybe a shoe or two. flashman13 May 26 #25
Where are the zoo monkeys when you really need them,... magicarpet May 26 #27
The M$M is acting all aghast Blue Owl May 26 #28
Loved it when he got all pissy with them. Kingofalldems May 26 #30
Hillary... Cha May 26 #39

3auld6phart

(1,108 posts)
2. Sawthat
Sun May 26, 2024, 09:01 AM
May 26

Shit show on Meidastouch. Last nigh. What total waste of O2. See the. Clown is still taking up space here. BLUE vote.

dmr

(28,454 posts)
33. Thanks, I appreciate the link.
Sun May 26, 2024, 05:50 PM
May 26

I never click on a Raw Story link. There was a time I did just to find the original source, but stopped as I don't want to give them the clicks.

brewens

(14,126 posts)
4. There's not enough lipstick in the world for this pig but watch them try! LOL What's the spin from Trump
Sun May 26, 2024, 09:09 AM
May 26

apologists going to be?

Did he even show up with any campaign promises that would appeal to libertarians? They can't like his recent moves and statements about abortion and birth control. They sure as shit don't care for Christian white nationalists.

I would have been pissed if I heard Biden was speaking to them for some reason. He would at least have a plan if he did though. I couldn't imagine Biden and his crew thinking they could gain anything there.

musette_sf

(10,237 posts)
6. I'm seeing more and more libertarians
Sun May 26, 2024, 09:22 AM
May 26

asserting that the non-aggression principle requires the protection of products of conception. So the idea that libertarians are pro-choice is not a given, and in the current environment of accelerated misogyny backlash, I am seeing more gestational slavery support in libertarian thought in recent years.

Pretty sure libertarians completely support use of all forms of contraception, although they oppose all government programs providing access.

tanyev

(43,153 posts)
5. I'm amazed he hasn't been spewing about it on "Truth" Social yet.
Sun May 26, 2024, 09:10 AM
May 26

He must be cooking up some really elaborate revenge fantasies.

Shermann

(7,766 posts)
7. Sure, how about a Libertarian for Secretary of Homeland Security!
Sun May 26, 2024, 09:26 AM
May 26

Libertarians generally support open borders. Forget the strawman version Republicans accuse Democrats of supporting, they want open borders for REALS.

dweller

(24,228 posts)
9. B------t !?!
Sun May 26, 2024, 10:01 AM
May 26

Bucket ?
Bratwurst ?
Breakfast ??

I got ‘ F—- you ‘. But B———-t ?

Billygoat ? I’m not up on my Liberlibrarian curses



✌🏻

karin_sj

(935 posts)
15. Ha ha ha!
Sun May 26, 2024, 10:17 AM
May 26

That was the first question I had. What the heck does it mean?
Edited to add: Never mind, I see that it is "bullshit"! Well done, Libertarians!

ProfessorGAC

(66,780 posts)
34. Wasn't He Last Night?
Sun May 26, 2024, 05:55 PM
May 26

I don't see much evidence of critical thinking among that crowd he spoke to last night.
Simple, 2 dimensional constructs on how the world works seems awfully zombie like.
Both crowds are brain-dead. One group is just louder & more obnoxious.

Quixote1818

(29,572 posts)
18. Keep getting your 3% every year. Lol. He just lost every one of them!
Sun May 26, 2024, 10:20 AM
May 26

Rule #1 in politics. Don't insult an entity voting block.

Attilatheblond

(2,919 posts)
19. The Libertarians might have resented tax payer funded Secret Service detail confiscating their kazoos & rubber chickens
Sun May 26, 2024, 10:39 AM
May 26

On that point, I heartily agree with them! Since when is an ex-president's SS detail supposed to do campaign work, which is what that confiscation amounted to?

Secret Service, I believe, comes under US DEPT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. Does anybody have the phone number for the Inspector General of DHS? I wanna know if rubber chickens and kazoos have been listed on the official DHS threat list or if TSF is abusing his SS Detail, and tax payers, by having them work for his campaign. I don't accept wounding his ego with noise making devices is any sort of threat to his person.

Edited to fix grammar goof

Warpy

(112,183 posts)
20. Libertarians were immune to his charm and star power
Sun May 26, 2024, 10:45 AM
May 26

and didn't take kindly to his demand that they abandon their own candidates to vote for him.

I don't know who's giving him campaign advice and/or booking his gigs, but it has to be a serious enemy.

I have absolutely no use for the Libertarian Party and it's extreme neoliberal economics platform, but this was their finest hour.

B.See

(2,079 posts)
36. I've no use for the party nor the platform either. But I do think the Democratic party could do with
Sun May 26, 2024, 06:10 PM
May 26

more of that kind of fire and venom in responding to this CLOWN. You see, here's the deal:

Trump went into the deep blue Bronx and had a surprisingly good day. Mobs of counter protesters didn't show up, or pitch tents, or nothing like that, you see.

He even had Black and Latino plants among the attendees and on stage. The former spewing bullshit talking points about some old Biden comment re Black voters,

but when confronted by journalists about Trump's anti-Black positions, including re the CP5, they grew hostile and dismissive because they hadn't been SCHOOLED on the proper responses to those kind of questions, you see.

So having left the Bronx with neither a whiff of tar nor feather (figuratively speaking of course) he figured he'd do the same with the Libertarians,

even again trying to pre-stage his appearance by planting (paid?) supporters, all up front of the bus and shit, to give a phony-ass impression of support.

You know. Like those one or two "Blacks for Trump" he always have planted behind him within the camera's eye.

Only the Libertarians weren't having it. Homey didn't play dat. .

Warpy

(112,183 posts)
38. Actually, the Bronx rally was a bit of a frost
Sun May 26, 2024, 06:40 PM
May 26

because the only people who showed up were his reliable claque, most of them from out of town and out of state. It was a tiny crowd compared to the hooplah he generated in 2016 and which he now considers his due.

Even the curiosity seekers and freak show afficionados are staying away, his shtik is just too well known and has gotten shopworn.

TSExile

(3,223 posts)
41. I totally agree!!
Sun May 26, 2024, 08:23 PM
May 26

The main problem is that the Dems, by and large, are too NICE!! You have to beat these bullies at their own game. There's a time for "when they go low, we go high", and this isn't it!!

dmr

(28,454 posts)
35. Thank you for posting this.
Sun May 26, 2024, 06:07 PM
May 26

I am sure TFG has never encountered anything like that ever in his life ... well, maybe grade school.

TSExile

(3,223 posts)
40. Or the time...
Sun May 26, 2024, 08:20 PM
May 26

...Mary's father dumped a dish of mashed potatoes over his head and the entire family was dying laughing!!

magicarpet

(15,003 posts)
27. Where are the zoo monkeys when you really need them,...
Sun May 26, 2024, 12:09 PM
May 26

.... the ones that are well practiced at and proficient at flinging shit on stage - upon the Mango Menace ?

Splat goes the buckets of poop. This fist full is for you dear Fuhrer.

Blue Owl

(52,244 posts)
28. The M$M is acting all aghast
Sun May 26, 2024, 01:43 PM
May 26

Haven't they been paying attention the last 30 years as to what a slobbering pig tRump is and has always been???

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