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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:00 PM

White House not holding event for U.S. Nobel Prize recipients a break with usual practice




@JoyAnnReid60m60 minutes ago
On the one hand, this illustrates this White House's contempt for science. On the other, probably avoids a lot of awkwardness...


https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/white-house-not-holding-event-for-us-nobel-prize-recipients-a-break-with-usual-practice/2017/11/13/0139f3d8-c8ab-11e7-8321-481fd63f174d_story.html?tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.0ca24fb1b220

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Reply White House not holding event for U.S. Nobel Prize recipients a break with usual practice (Original post)
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Response to iluvtennis (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:04 PM

1. Dear Leader Don Dong Ill, champion at twittering being a twit, knows he's smarter. . . . nt

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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:05 PM

2. There's nothing they hold sacred.

Not willing to risk a Nobel Laureate contravening any of the Dotard's lies. The Pariah President.

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Response to iluvtennis (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:13 PM

3. Trump does not value intelligence or scholarship

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Response to iluvtennis (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:19 PM

4. He prefers to host people like Sarah Palin, Ted Nugent, and Kid Rock

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/04/trump-hangs-out-sarah-palin-and-ted-nugent-white-house/

."President Donald Trump hosted a trio of eyebrow-raising guests at the White House on Wednesday, reportedly dining with Sarah Palin, Ted Nugent, and Kid Rock.

It’s not clear why Palin and her musician pals, one of whom has praised the use of the word “nigger”and suggested Barack Obama “suck on” his machine gun, were invited to the Oval Office, but here we are:"......(more)

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Response to iluvtennis (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:21 PM

5. From YouTube, concerning a Nobel banquet at the White House, April 29, 1962

"... President Kennedy held a banquet honoring Nobel Laureates at the White House. Forty-nine Nobel Laureates, or their representatives attended. The guests included Pearl Buck, Rudolf Mossbauer, Mrs. Ernest Hemingway, and Mrs. George Marshall. "It is on this occasion that Kennedy made his famous extemporaneous remark, 'I think this is the most extraordinary talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.'"

HelmerReenberg
Published on Oct 18, 2009

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Response to iluvtennis (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:27 PM

6. The evangelical so-called Christians would be upset and the Deplorables confused...so....

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Response to iluvtennis (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 03:01 PM

7. IF I were a Nobel Prize recipient from the USA ...

I wouldn't show up at a Nazi-inspired White House, with an evil, dumb, treasonous clown installed as president.







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Response to iluvtennis (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 05:43 PM

8. He's terrified of smart people.

For obvious reasons.

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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 05:45 PM

9. They probably turned him down....

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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 05:47 PM

10. They want science in the hands of big ceos, not public good science.

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