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Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:10 PM

WATCH: Trump calls Pearl Harbor a pretty wild scene during rambling tribute to vets

Source: Associated Press


BRAD REED
07 DEC 2017 AT 15:01 ET



President Donald Trump on Thursday delivered a rambling tribute to World War II veterans in which he boasted of his administration’s purported efforts to build up America’s military, while simultaneously describing the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor as a “pretty wild scene.”

During Trump’s address, he told one vet that the military is being built up more powerfully than ever before, whereas the Obama administration allegedly left the military “depleted.”

“We are building up the military beyond what you ever thought,” he said. “We got depleted. You know what happened over the last, quite long period of time. Not with us. Our budget will be higher than ever before. We’re building that up again.”

Trump then paid tribute to Pearl Harbor vet George Blake, whom he described as standing “ready to repulse a feared invasion” in 1941.


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Reply WATCH: Trump calls Pearl Harbor a pretty wild scene during rambling tribute to vets (Original post)
Judi Lynn Thursday OP
CTyankee Thursday #1
lagomorph777 Thursday #2
LastLiberal in PalmSprings Thursday #4
lagomorph777 Thursday #5
Dalton Mac Thursday #3
47of74 Thursday #6
keithbvadu2 Thursday #9
Butterflylady Thursday #7
DemoTex Thursday #8
keithbvadu2 Thursday #10
spiderpig Thursday #11
Thor_MN Thursday #12
Bengus81 Thursday #13
Dave Starsky Thursday #14
Collimator Thursday #15
Chemisse Thursday #16
Dave Starsky Thursday #18
Kaleva Thursday #17
bullwinkle428 Thursday #19

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:13 PM

1. Maybe Trump saw "Tora! Tora! Tora!" and loved the special effects...

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:16 PM

2. Probably the Belushi movie, 1941.

He may have confused it with Animal House.

Was he still exhibiting symptoms of his stroke today?

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Response to lagomorph777 (Reply #2)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:45 PM

4. Or this WWII Navy training cartoon, featuring the late, great Mel Blanc

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Response to LastLiberal in PalmSprings (Reply #4)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:54 PM

5. OMFG that's so racist!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:36 PM

3. November 8th, 2016, a Date which will Live in Infamy

 

Unless the Donnie Boy gets us all killed first.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 03:58 PM

6. Go fuck yourself Donald.

You would have sold us out to the Axis if your worthless ass had been around in World War II.

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Response to 47of74 (Reply #6)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 04:52 PM

9. Donald would have been Adolph's bitch.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 04:05 PM

7. He just had cut Obama down.

Why o why do they let him out of his room. He is the biggest embarrassment ever.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 04:09 PM

8. Night missions on the Ho Chi Minh Trail were a pretty wild scene, too, Lord Bonespur.

So was street fighting in Hue. And the carnage on Dong Ap Bia (Hamburger Hill). And Hill 875 at Dak To was a motherfucker. But you wouldn't the fuck know, assbreath. So keep your Chickenhawk piehole shut.

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Response to DemoTex (Reply #8)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 04:54 PM

10. HEY! Donald put up the good fight... avoiding STDs was his personal VN.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 05:14 PM

11. What a disgusting cretin he is.

Today would have been my father-in-law's 98th birthday. On December 8, 1941 he and his friends enlisted in the Marine Corps. Pa fought at Guadalcanal and took three bullets at Peleliu.

I'll bet those were pretty wild scenes too.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 05:23 PM

12. What a fucking moron. Lazy ass dipshit can't even memorize any specific facts to make his case.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 05:23 PM

13. Gosh...all that rambling and he didn't mention the stock market??

You do have dementia Trump.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 05:31 PM

14. He is so horrible.

How can I hate another human being as much as I hate him?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 06:45 PM

15. Two Reasons For Trump's Terminology

The President's use of the term, "a pretty wild scene" to describe a horrific moment in history is not only because he lacks the intellectual discipline to learn any details regarding the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

It is also because he cannot emotionally insert himself in the experiences of others. For him, the dramatic events of the bombing are essentially a scene from an action movie. He can appreciate the excitment of the story and even follow the narrative of heroism. That is because the heroic elements fit into his image of himself as a great man leading a great country.

Also, the theme of "Heroes versus Villains" is really, really easy to grasp -- especially when there are lots of explosions and you can tell the heroes from the villains because the bad guys don't look like us.

It is the concept of "personal sacrifice" that he cannot grasp. He would probably describe Washington's winter at Valley Forge as "a real bummer."

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Response to Collimator (Reply #15)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 06:58 PM

16. Great post.

This must really resonate with his simple brain: "you can tell the heroes from the villains because the bad guys don't look like us."

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Response to Collimator (Reply #15)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 10:53 PM

18. I think you're right.

Nicely said.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 07:45 PM

17. WH says Trump suffers from dry mouth. I say he suffers from brain rot.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:24 PM

19. If he took a shit on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, he wouldn't be going

any lower than he has over the last two weeks with the Navajo Code Talkers and today's Pearl Harbor ceremony.

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