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Pic Of The Moment: Trump Denies General's Claim That He Called War Dead "Suckers And Losers" (Original Post) EarlG Jun 10 OP
✅✅✅ underpants Jun 10 #1
Oh my... he just keeps digging that hole he is going to fall into in Nov Peacetrain Jun 10 #2
What a dolt... he's beyond being a dolt ailsagirl Jun 10 #21
the convicted felon goes as the wind blows. republianmushroom Jun 10 #3
"My MAGAts are the Suckers and Losers. That's what I really said." - G.O.P. Felon BoRaGard Jun 10 #4
If he said that, there would be "pro-Trump" T-shirts proclaiming RVN VET71 Jun 10 #5
Sad but true PatSeg Jun 10 #7
I trust General Kelly LetMyPeopleVote Jun 10 #6
My god, he's calling himself crazy and very stupid PatSeg Jun 10 #8
"The Atlantic" article from 2020 BumRushDaShow Jun 10 #9
Self Diagnosis 🤮😈🤢 Cha Jun 10 #10
HE MOCKED THE MILITARY SERVICE OF JOHN McCAIN Jimvanhise Jun 10 #11
The agonizing bone spur has caused the poor wounded vet some memory loss. Ping Tung Jun 10 #12
Trump is a psycho. Initech Jun 10 #13
Will we make a video ad of him being a liar on chis issue? KS Toronado Jun 10 #14
Ooh! Ooh! I know a stupid, crazy psycho who would do that! Was it Donald Trump? What do I win for the right answer? Wonder Why Jun 10 #15
He's trying to fake us out by denying it? Yyrkoon27 Jun 10 #16
He has also been claiming that he never said 'lock her up'. keithbvadu2 Jun 10 #17
John Kelly confirms Trump privately disparaged service members and veterans struggle4progress Jun 10 #18
That hulking boob doesn't deserve to live in this country Blue Owl Jun 10 #19
Every word is a lie. spanone Jun 10 #20

ailsagirl

(23,038 posts)
21. What a dolt... he's beyond being a dolt
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 11:09 PM
Jun 10

I can't quite find a word that truly describes him-- none of the typical derogary terms somehow really work.

BoRaGard

(964 posts)
4. "My MAGAts are the Suckers and Losers. That's what I really said." - G.O.P. Felon
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 12:52 PM
Jun 10

Last edited Mon Jun 10, 2024, 03:04 PM - Edit history (2)

"But the lamestream media makes a big deal out of claiming I said it about the greatest dead people of all time, but nooooo. Would I lie? Nobody loves dead soldiers more than me. I love them more than anyone else has ever loved dead soldiers. I actually said that 'thing" about my republican MAGAts. They don't give a shit. After all, they're patsies: republican SUCKERS AND LOSERS. - GOP Felon-Rapist

RVN VET71

(2,724 posts)
5. If he said that, there would be "pro-Trump" T-shirts proclaiming
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 01:25 PM
Jun 10

"I'm a proud sucker and loser for Trump." With no irony intended.

PatSeg

(49,045 posts)
8. My god, he's calling himself crazy and very stupid
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 02:49 PM
Jun 10

HE knows he said it, so that is how he views himself evidently.

BumRushDaShow

(133,452 posts)
9. "The Atlantic" article from 2020
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 02:52 PM
Jun 10
Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’

The president has repeatedly disparaged the intelligence of service members, and asked that wounded veterans be kept out of military parades, multiple sources tell The Atlantic.

By Jeffrey Goldberg

September 3, 2020

When President Donald Trump canceled a visit to the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, near Paris, in 2018, he blamed rain for the last-minute decision, saying that “the helicopter couldn’t fly” and that the Secret Service wouldn’t drive him there. Neither claim was true.

Trump rejected the idea of the visit because he feared his hair would become disheveled in the rain, and because he did not believe it important to honor American war dead, according to four people with firsthand knowledge of the discussion that day. In a conversation with senior staff members on the morning of the scheduled visit, Trump said, “Why should I go to that cemetery? It’s filled with losers.” In a separate conversation on the same trip, Trump referred to the more than 1,800 marines who lost their lives at Belleau Wood as “suckers” for getting killed.

Belleau Wood is a consequential battle in American history, and the ground on which it was fought is venerated by the Marine Corps. America and its allies stopped the German advance toward Paris there in the spring of 1918. But Trump, on that same trip, asked aides, “Who were the good guys in this war?” He also said that he didn’t understand why the United States would intervene on the side of the Allies.

Trump’s understanding of concepts such as patriotism, service, and sacrifice has interested me since he expressed contempt for the war record of the late Senator John McCain, who spent more than five years as a prisoner of the North Vietnamese. “He’s not a war hero,” Trump said in 2015 while running for the Republican nomination for president. “I like people who weren’t captured.”

(snip)

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/09/trump-americans-who-died-at-war-are-losers-and-suckers/615997/

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Jimvanhise

(324 posts)
11. HE MOCKED THE MILITARY SERVICE OF JOHN McCAIN
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 02:58 PM
Jun 10

In 2015 he mocked John McCain (who served in Vietnam and was a POW for 5 years) by saying, "I like people who don't get captured." He has never explained the point of that and McCain's family members have demanded that Trump apologize, but he's ignored them.

Ping Tung

(985 posts)
12. The agonizing bone spur has caused the poor wounded vet some memory loss.
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 02:58 PM
Jun 10

Memory loss as in forgetting how to count to 34.

KS Toronado

(18,150 posts)
14. Will we make a video ad of him being a liar on chis issue?
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 03:31 PM
Jun 10

I know there's video of him saying he likes soldiers who weren't caught, but is there video of him actually
saying suckers or losers? Can we have AI do it for us and have a small disclaimer at the bottom
stating it's a reenactment?

HELLO LINCOLN PROJECT

Wonder Why

(3,779 posts)
15. Ooh! Ooh! I know a stupid, crazy psycho who would do that! Was it Donald Trump? What do I win for the right answer?
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 03:54 PM
Jun 10

Yyrkoon27

(1 post)
16. He's trying to fake us out by denying it?
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 07:58 PM
Jun 10

I've notice that when Trump comes out and denies something, I tend to believe the harder he denies something the more likely he did it. He's trying to brainwash us by saying he didn't do it over and over. I think he's trying to use an old Jedi mind trick. But Trump is no Jedi, he's a Sith!

Yyrkoon27

struggle4progress

(118,701 posts)
18. John Kelly confirms Trump privately disparaged service members and veterans
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 09:59 PM
Jun 10

Oct. 3, 2023, 9:22 AM EDT
By Summer Concepcion

Former Trump White House chief of staff John Kelly is blasting his onetime boss over disparaging remarks he says the then-president repeatedly made about service members and veterans and for what he called Trump's untruthfulness about his positions on various groups as well as on abortion.

In a statement to CNN published Monday, Kelly delivered a scathing criticism of former President Donald Trump while confirming reporting in The Atlantic in 2020 that detailed the comments he made during his presidency.

"A person that thinks those who defend their country in uniform, or are shot down or seriously wounded in combat, or spend years being tortured as POWs are all ‘suckers’ because ‘there is nothing in it for them,'" Kelly said of Trump. "A person that did not want to be seen in the presence of military amputees because ‘it doesn’t look good for me.’ A person who demonstrated open contempt for a Gold Star family — for all Gold Star families — on TV during the 2016 campaign, and rants that our most precious heroes who gave their lives in America’s defense are ‘losers’ and wouldn’t visit their graves in France” ...

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/john-kelly-confirms-trump-privately-disparaged-us-service-members-vete-rcna118543

Blue Owl

(52,016 posts)
19. That hulking boob doesn't deserve to live in this country
Mon Jun 10, 2024, 11:02 PM
Jun 10

These brave men and women who sacrificed their lives for his sorry ass so that he could live in a free country…. He has zero gratitude or respect for them. How disgusting and selfish.

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