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Thu Apr 14, 2016, 10:06 PM

 

Trump Uses Eric Garnerís Dying Words To Mock Mitt Romney; His Supporters Roar With Laughter

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2016/04/13/trump-uses-eric-garners-dying-words-to-mock-mitt-romney-his-supporters-roar-with-laughter/

Republican front-runner Donald Trump decided a visit to New York would be a good time to try out his comedy routine by delivering a stunningly tasteless joke at the expense of a man who had been recently killed nearby by New York police.

In a performance that recalled the time he mocked a physically disabled reporter, Trump cast his arch-nemesis Mitt Romney in the role of police brutality victim Eric Garner because, as Trump tells it, both were known for ďchoking.Ē...

The moment stunned reporters on scene, but what was perhaps even more surprising was the response Trump got from his fans. Rather than find the idea of aping the words of a man who recently died just a few miles away repulsive, the crowd of Trump-heads roared with laughter. The mockery was the funniest thing they had ever seen.

Like every offensive thing Trump does, this may have been a finely-tuned tactical maneuver. For many in New York, the story of Eric Garnerís senseless death is still raw and infuriating, but the small but vocal Fox News crowd has always taken a different opinion on it. In the aftermath of Garnerís death, Fox repeatedly booked guests who pushed the idea that Garner deserved it.


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Reply Trump Uses Eric Garnerís Dying Words To Mock Mitt Romney; His Supporters Roar With Laughter (Original post)
KamaAina Apr 2016 OP
spanone Apr 2016 #1
muntrv Apr 2016 #28
saturnsring Apr 2016 #2
moondust Apr 2016 #3
red dog 1 Apr 2016 #22
Major Nikon Apr 2016 #4
47of74 Apr 2016 #11
Dont call me Shirley Apr 2016 #5
world wide wally Apr 2016 #6
Tommy_Carcetti Apr 2016 #7
a kennedy Apr 2016 #18
EL34x4 Apr 2016 #19
ShrimpPoboy Apr 2016 #27
certainot Apr 2016 #8
houston16revival Apr 2016 #9
47of74 Apr 2016 #10
houston16revival Apr 2016 #15
progressoid Apr 2016 #12
Mc Mike Apr 2016 #13
Jopin Klobe Apr 2016 #14
Hekate Apr 2016 #16
DinahMoeHum Apr 2016 #17
Rex Apr 2016 #20
craigmatic Apr 2016 #21
ScreamingMeemie Apr 2016 #23
Thespian2 Apr 2016 #24
yuiyoshida Apr 2016 #25
nruthie Apr 2016 #26
Blue_Tires Apr 2016 #29
KamaAina Apr 2016 #30
Blue_Tires Apr 2016 #31
KamaAina Apr 2016 #32
LanternWaste Apr 2016 #33

Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Thu Apr 14, 2016, 10:10 PM

1. trump is sub-human. animal excrement.

i hope when all this shit is over, his brand is so damaged he has to live under a fucking bridge.

fuck you don trump.

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Response to spanone (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 19, 2016, 11:36 AM

28. Same for his supporters.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Thu Apr 14, 2016, 10:27 PM

2. omg

 

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Thu Apr 14, 2016, 11:02 PM

3. Also revolting,

Trump spoke Thursday in Patchogue, NY, on the same street where this happened:

Back in 2008, Patchogue was the site of a horrific hate crime against an Ecuadorian dry cleaning worker. Marcelo Lucero, 37, was attacked by seven teenagers who later testified that they were out to harass an immigrant that night.

Lucero was beaten, stabbed and left to die in the street.

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/opinion-trump-s-planned-long-island-visit-insult-slain-latino-n555886

Rachel started her show tonight with this story, comparing it to Reagan kicking off his campaign in Philadelphia, MS.

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Response to moondust (Reply #3)

Sat Apr 16, 2016, 03:08 PM

22. Thanks for that link

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Thu Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 PM

4. Only a mouth breather would consider this person presidential material

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Response to Major Nikon (Reply #4)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 03:44 PM

11. That's insulting...

...to mouth breathers, comparing them to Trump voters.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Thu Apr 14, 2016, 11:07 PM

5. Eric...



I'm so sorry you endure ridicule even now.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 03:28 AM

6. Stay classy Trumpophiles

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 08:11 AM

7. To be fair, Garner wasn't the first person to say "I can't breathe" and he won't be the last.

Still, pretty classless on Trump's part any which way you cut it.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #7)

Sat Apr 16, 2016, 08:50 AM

18. and for his worshipers, it's just disgusting laughing about it.....

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #7)

Sat Apr 16, 2016, 12:06 PM

19. Yeah, I don't get it either.

 

I'm failing to find the outrage.

Trump doesn't mention Garner once and "I can't breathe!" have been many people's last words.

Is this phrase now supposed to be solely associated with Eric Garner?

There's many reasons to loath Trump. His making fun of Romney isn't one of them.

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Response to EL34x4 (Reply #19)

Sun Apr 17, 2016, 10:04 AM

27. As vile and vapid as Trump is

I also don't think he was referencing Garner. I doubt he was/is aware of the man and his story.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 01:30 PM

8. limbaugh will no doubt excuse this, as he does all

racism events - like he did the original event,

making trump possible in the first place.

fox can do it because 1200 radio stations get no challenge, and worst of all, these 90 major universities endorse it

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 03:10 PM

9. There are narcissists

there are borderlines, there are histrionics

My absolute criteria for judging these people:

Do they have any empathy, compassion, self-awareness?

People who lack these qualities are to be avoided, and
they are a danger to those who are not so dominant.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 03:44 PM

10. Fuck you Donald Trump

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Response to 47of74 (Reply #10)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 06:30 PM

15. 'Hump Trump', Please

Let's keep our four letter words less than R-rated.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 04:24 PM

12. WTF seems to be an understatement.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 05:20 PM

13. 'Stupid, evil, and nazi' is no way to go through life, dRumpf. rec. nt.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 06:22 PM

14. If the KtK (Klueless tRump Klan) don't find Donald "Duck!" repulsive ..

... mocking dead people is just icing on the corpses ...

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Fri Apr 15, 2016, 07:13 PM

16. Tiny-Hands Trump is horrifying

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Sat Apr 16, 2016, 08:21 AM

17. Well, what do you expect from a pig but an "oink oink"??

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Sat Apr 16, 2016, 12:09 PM

20. What a total piece of shit.

 

Trump needs to STFU.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Sat Apr 16, 2016, 12:14 PM

21. I think this is a reach still fuck trump though.

 

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Sat Apr 16, 2016, 03:08 PM

23. I have no words for how disgusting this is.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Sat Apr 16, 2016, 07:22 PM

24. tRump...

doesn't give a rat's ass that he says completely disgusting things...his giant ego tells him he is better than everyone else...he has proven his lack of empathy many, many times...he isn't making America great; he is making America the laughing stock of the rest of the world...

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Sun Apr 17, 2016, 06:39 AM

25. What's even more disgusting is this

Right Winger thinks he will bring dignity and decorum into the White House, a place of power, looked up to by many countries of the world. If he should some how get elected, even our closest and dearest neighbor, Canada may end up declaring war on us..along with the rest of the entire world. The man thinks that a Hammer is the answer to every problem in the world. He is a puffed up, egotistical, xenophobic troglodyte that has NO BUSINESS seeking the highest office in the land, despite the fact he says he has a Yuuuge Brain... if it is, its coming out of his ears, and blocking any signals that get trapped inside.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Sun Apr 17, 2016, 09:53 AM

26. A cretin with money.

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Response to KamaAina (Original post)

Tue Apr 19, 2016, 11:45 AM

29. Yet countless Sanders supporters have said they would happily vote for him

if it came down between Trump and Clinton...

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #29)

Tue Apr 19, 2016, 12:08 PM

30. Countless?

 

I count zero.

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Response to KamaAina (Reply #30)

Tue Apr 19, 2016, 12:51 PM

31. Yeah, keep rolling your fucking eyes at me

When you're finished with that, perhaps you'll read it for yourself:

http://observer.com/2016/02/if-sanders-loses-bernie-believers-will-take-the-dnc-down/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/03/30/the-crazy-logic-behind-an-alliance-of-trump-sanders-supporters/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bernie-sanders-supporters-wont-vote-hillary_us_56d7571ae4b0871f60edb9fe
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/03/18/bernie-sanders-supporters-could-vote-for-donald-trump-expert.html
http://www.salon.com/2016/03/16/america_is_mad_as_hell_if_sanders_voters_switch_to_trump_anger_is_what_the_country_has_in_common_now/
http://www.politico.com/blogs/2016-dem-primary-live-updates-and-results/2016/04/sanders-supporters-not-vote-clinton-221642#ixzz45BmmPttS
http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/13/bernie-sanders-supporters-consider-donald-trump-no-hillary-clinton
http://www.inquisitr.com/3002869/dem-strategist-claims-that-bernie-sanders-supporters-will-vote-trump-if-hillary-gets-the-nomination/
http://www.thenation.com/article/we-asked-four-prominent-bernie-supporters-if-theyd-vote-for-hillary-in-november-heres-what-they-told-us/
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/sanders-backers-have-easy-choice-in-potential-clinton-vs-trump-matchup/
https://newrepublic.com/article/127442/explains-trump-sanders-crossover-vote
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/03/susan-sarandon-bernie-sanders/475875/
http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-clinton-sanders-20160206-story.html
https://www.reddit.com/r/SandersForPresident/comments/49vsgi/33_of_bernie_supporters_would_not_vote_for/

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #31)

Tue Apr 19, 2016, 12:54 PM

32. Susan Sarandon never said she'd vote for the vulgar talking yam

 

Green Jill Stein, maybe, but not The Combover.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10027752062

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #29)

Tue Apr 19, 2016, 12:58 PM

33. A statistical standard or an aberration?

A statistical standard indicating wide-spread sentiment, or merely an aberration designed to cast bias as objectivity?

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