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Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:12 PM

Trump says he was "kidding" when he called himself the "chosen one"

Source: CBS News

President Trump tweeted Saturday that he was "kidding" and "being sarcastic" when he called himself the "chosen one" to undertake trade negotiations with China. Earlier this week, Mr. Trump tweeted out the claim that Israeli Jews view him as the "second coming of God."

In a news conference Wednesday, the president defended the escalating trade war with China, saying he was the "chosen one" to take on China in trade. He tweeted Saturday that his comments were just a joke.

"When I looked up to the sky and jokingly said 'I am the chosen one,' at a press conference two days ago, referring to taking on Trade with China, little did I realize that the media would claim that I had a 'Messiah complex,'" Mr. Trump tweeted Saturday.

"They knew I was kidding, being sarcastic, and just having fun. I was smiling as I looked up and around. The MANY reporters with me were smiling also. They knew the TRUTH. And yet when I saw the reporting, CNN, MSNBC and other Fake News outlets covered it as serious news & me thinking of myself as the Messiah. No more trust!" Mr. Trump continued.

Read more: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-chosen-one-president-says-he-was-kidding-and-being-sarcastic-2019-08-24/

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Reply Trump says he was "kidding" when he called himself the "chosen one" (Original post)
crazytown Aug 24 OP
bucolic_frolic Aug 24 #1
yaesu Aug 24 #2
IggleDuer Aug 24 #28
Big Blue Marble Aug 24 #3
dhill926 Aug 24 #21
Roy Rolling Aug 25 #37
rzemanfl Aug 24 #4
FakeNoose Aug 24 #5
HockeyMom Aug 24 #6
CTyankee Aug 25 #41
Iliyah Aug 24 #7
Ghost Dog Aug 24 #15
thecrow Aug 24 #23
Boomer Aug 25 #36
LuckyLib Aug 24 #8
LastLiberal in PalmSprings Aug 25 #38
Chemisse Aug 24 #9
OldManTarHeel Aug 24 #10
abqtommy Aug 24 #11
Ohiogal Aug 24 #12
TreasonousBastard Aug 24 #13
rurallib Aug 24 #14
cp Aug 24 #16
sakabatou Aug 24 #17
Initech Aug 24 #18
LiberalFighter Aug 24 #19
Stuart G Aug 24 #35
yardwork Aug 24 #20
Maxheader Aug 24 #22
thecrow Aug 24 #25
Judi Lynn Aug 24 #24
Turbineguy Aug 24 #26
kimbutgar Aug 24 #27
Evolve Dammit Aug 24 #29
Lock him up. Aug 24 #34
Enoki33 Aug 24 #30
Yonnie3 Aug 24 #31
lettucebe Aug 24 #32
diva77 Aug 24 #33
bucolic_frolic Aug 25 #39
NNadir Aug 25 #40
YOHABLO Aug 26 #42
DFW Aug 26 #43

Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:15 PM

1. Trump was too stupid to realize it could be misconstrued

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:15 PM

2. so, he was kidding when he forbid US companies to trade with China & he was kidding about

the tariff increase and he was kidding about MAGA and........

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Response to yaesu (Reply #2)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 07:48 PM

28. He was kidding about running for Prez in 2016.

N/T

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:22 PM

3. He was signaling, not kidding.

The evangelicals think he has been chosen by God. He was reminding them to make
sure he is re-elected.

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Response to Big Blue Marble (Reply #3)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:43 PM

21. exactly this....

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Response to dhill926 (Reply #21)

Sun Aug 25, 2019, 08:21 AM

37. Just enough plausible deniability

But the dog-whistle is heard loud and clear by his intended target.

Only rubes and gullible evangelicals hear the meaning and agree. Why? Because they let Trump think for them, donít have a mind of their own, and because Trump told them so.

His words are gospel to them. Thereís the Old Testament, the New Testament, and now the Trump Testamentóthe words of the Anti-Christ.

For Godís sake people of all faiths and principled atheistsóheís telling us right out in the open who he is or thinks he is. Believe him! His disciples do!

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:26 PM

4. Fuck you Drumpf, you Nazi. n/t

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:28 PM

5. No believe me, it was a joke, I was kidding!



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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:28 PM

6. As a New Yorker,

I know all about Sarcasm and Attitude. Besides dishing it out and being able to take it in return (Trump can't), there is also a fine line which sarcasm cannot cross.

Trump crossed it with this.

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Response to HockeyMom (Reply #6)

Sun Aug 25, 2019, 05:53 PM

41. In all the years I lived in NY and took the subway I never heard anyone barking out that (and I

heard plenty of people barking out strange things in the subway).

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:28 PM

7. t-rump is the King of Jews and the Chosen One . . .

just kidding, wink wink . . .

This guy is insane.

Vote them out.

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Response to Iliyah (Reply #7)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:06 PM

15. ... And just by declaring an 'emergency' he can assign to himself very great

emergency powers.

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Response to Iliyah (Reply #7)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 07:24 PM

23. Abusive people always say "I was joking"

When they sense their remarks made them look foolish or when someone stands up to them.

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Response to thecrow (Reply #23)

Sun Aug 25, 2019, 07:22 AM

36. Exactly this. n/t

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:33 PM

8. This was written by one of his lackeys. Dumpf wouldn't know what a "messiah complex"

was -- it's a term far too advanced for him. He doesn't (and hasn't) read in decades.

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Response to LuckyLib (Reply #8)

Sun Aug 25, 2019, 08:53 AM

38. That was my thought, too.

The first thing out of his mouth (or tweet) is what he really feels, unfiltered by any rational thinking. His staff then tries to clean up the mess he made.

He is bat shit crazy.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:44 PM

9. Yeah it's always 'just a joke' after he realizes he went over the edge. n/t

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:50 PM

10. It's Always the Same with this Dumbfuck Prez . .



It's always the same old same old with douchebag donny:

"oh, I was just kidding . . "

"I was just being sarcastic . . "

" I was joking .. "


Gimme a fucking break, you ass-wipe of a person and wannabe important political POS.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:52 PM

11. Yeah, we all know that tRUMP is a real chameleon!

And like this pun, tRUMP is a joke.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 04:59 PM

12. Words have consequences when you are the President

you dipshit Donnie.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 05:15 PM

13. Well, we are kidding when we call him "Mr. President"...

But we're not kidding when we say "Not for long".

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:05 PM

14. he never kids or jokes so I say bullshit to that one

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:14 PM

16. He can't be kidding, he doesn't have a sense of humor

At all.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:16 PM

17. Oh, bullshit

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:16 PM

18. When has Trump ever kidded about anything?

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:25 PM

19. He waited how long before saying he was kidding?

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Response to LiberalFighter (Reply #19)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 10:15 PM

35. Yes, you are correct. If he was "kidding" he should have said so the same day.

Not 4 days later. He was told to say that. It is as close to an apology that we will ever hear.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:25 PM

20. No more trust???!!! LOL! Since when has there been TRUST?

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 06:47 PM

22. What would happen..



If there was no response to the yellow haired idiots rants for attention?

No market slides...no outrage from the press..

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Response to Maxheader (Reply #22)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 07:33 PM

25. No White House news gaggles on the lawn...

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 07:28 PM

24. He's not bright enough to have a sense of humor. He's incapable of making a joke.

He wouldn't know a sarcastic comment if it kicked him in his roomy backside.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 07:35 PM

26. Too late now.

Besides, must of us know he was chosen.

By Putin. And his moron supporters.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 07:47 PM

27. I just saw the video of this on the Al Sharpton show

MF45 didnít look like he was joking.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 08:13 PM

29. The look upwards towards the heavens as he spoke told me he meant it.

He's insane. Emergency session to remove please.

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Response to Evolve Dammit (Reply #29)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 09:58 PM

34. Everything he spews like that is for his insane cult-lovin' minority

of Qs, white supremacists, neo-nazis and christo-fascists, and faux snoozes of a base.

They never have enough

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 08:33 PM

30. Part of a pattern. After negative blowback the lunatic always tries to

excuse it as joking. It is a lame, tired, disorganized pattern that exposes one of his too numerous to count contemptuous decency deficiencies.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 09:24 PM

31. If I say things that would cause me to have a visit from the secret service ...

would they just go away if i said I was kidding?

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 09:39 PM

32. A narcissist is incapable of "kidding"

He is simply unable to do this. So, no, he was not kidding. He does not kid. Ever. The joke is on him but he's never in on it

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sat Aug 24, 2019, 09:56 PM

33. Normally, I would say "Keep your day job."

But of course, not in this case.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sun Aug 25, 2019, 08:56 AM

39. Doesn't New Jersey have Trump's tax returns from his casino years?

Would sorta make sense

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Sun Aug 25, 2019, 04:24 PM

40. A joke from an asshole without a sense of humor? I doubt it. n/t.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Aug 26, 2019, 12:07 AM

42. He was not the chosen one, Hillary Clinton was the chosen one, by aprox 3,000,000 votes.

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Response to crazytown (Original post)

Mon Aug 26, 2019, 04:03 AM

43. He was also kidding when he took the oath of office.

Defend the Constitution, all that kind of stuff.....

"They knew I was kidding, being sarcastic, and just having fun. I was smiling as I looked up and around. The MANY reporters with me were smiling also. They knew the TRUTH......."

Did we ever!

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