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Alien Life Form

(370 posts)
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 09:43 AM Jul 2021

Donald Trump said he could beat George Washington in an election, even with Abraham Lincoln

This discussion thread was locked as off-topic by Omaha Steve (a host of the Latest Breaking News forum).

Source: Business insider

Donald Trump told journalists that he believed he could beat George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in an election.

"I think it would be hard if George Washington came back from the dead and he chose Abraham Lincoln as his vice-president, I think it would have been very hard for them to beat me," Trump told Washington Post journalists Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig.

Rucker and Leonnig recounted the comment in their new book about Trump, "I Alone Can Fix It," according to a review by The Guardian.

Lincoln and Washington are often ranked by historians as the two greatest presidents in US history.



Read more: https://www.businessinsider.com/donald-trump-george-washington-election-2021-7



OMG is there no end to his ego!!!
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Donald Trump said he could beat George Washington in an election, even with Abraham Lincoln (Original Post) Alien Life Form Jul 2021 OP
Duuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuude! You couldn't even beat Joe Biden! no_hypocrisy Jul 2021 #1
And Joe was asleep in his basement!! Cracklin Charlie Jul 2021 #4
Sometimes, it sounds like PatSeg Jul 2021 #14
Or Hillary Clinton! lastlib Jul 2021 #35
Remember when he said he would rush unarmed into a school with an active shooter? 🤪 Walleye Jul 2021 #2
I remember that. I was in another forum recently and a poster captain queeg Jul 2021 #6
that's why he is -" DRAFT DODGER & MR. CHICKEN SHIT BONE SPURS" ! monkeyman1 Jul 2021 #47
Brain Rot NEOBuckeye Jul 2021 #3
Not IMO. Crap like this keeps him in the news, which is just what he wants. (n/t) Auggie Jul 2021 #8
No doubt Russian Empress Catherine the Great (1762-1796) would have helped him win. sop Jul 2021 #5
Good one... Escurumbele Jul 2021 #44
Sundown, better take care bucolic_frolic Jul 2021 #7
more incoherent rot stopdiggin Jul 2021 #9
Did any of these journalist say BS to his face, that to me is the problem, no one calls it out turbinetree Jul 2021 #10
Washington was the only U.S. president never to be affiliated with a political party Shermann Jul 2021 #11
Anyone recall Ferdinand Marcos shadow-boxing from his hotel suite bucolic_frolic Jul 2021 #12
I don't think he believes that for one minute - he just LOVES to praise himself. lark Jul 2021 #13
ShitForbrains,2 things these two Presidents have that SFB doesn't have is they served their country Historic NY Jul 2021 #15
I believe it. Really I do. JohnnyRingo Jul 2021 #16
Dearest Martha, keithbvadu2 Jul 2021 #17
Makes sense to me. Wasn't Washington a DemmyCrat? 3Hotdogs Jul 2021 #18
He would just shoot Lincoln dweller Jul 2021 #20
Biden beat him handily. Ergo, by Trump's words, Biden is more popular than Washington and Lincoln. Gore1FL Jul 2021 #19
This from the man Bayard Jul 2021 #21
It is very simple:.....4 more words:..........TRUMP IS TOTALLY NUTS!!!! Stuart G Jul 2021 #22
He's high from sniffing his own farts. Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jul 2021 #23
Not ego IMHO Saoirse9 Jul 2021 #24
Keep rambling Trump, it always shows your true insanity........... Bengus81 Jul 2021 #25
Looks like the start of the 'insanity/dementia card' strategy just in case... Justice matters. Jul 2021 #26
He better hope Washington never comes back from the dead. LiberalFighter Jul 2021 #27
Not news. Trump thinks he could beat Mike Tyson. oldsoftie Jul 2021 #28
tRump wonders why George Washington didn't hold more rallies at the airports Blue Owl Jul 2021 #29
Sure... Roy Rolling Jul 2021 #30
i bet trump can breathe underwater. samsingh Jul 2021 #31
I hope he takes the bet. twodogsbarking Jul 2021 #32
I bet he thinks he's taller than both of those men, too. DavidDvorkin Jul 2021 #33
I'd like to think Washington would have shot his sorry orange ass in a duel, or Lincoln would bare Evolve Dammit Jul 2021 #34
Has he seen his ratings? Both George and Abe could beat TeamProg Jul 2021 #36
Either Of Them Would Have Too Much Dignity And Class COL Mustard Jul 2021 #37
It's a joke, see? It's the idea being that only TFG would care enough to be irritated TeamProg Jul 2021 #38
He should challenge Jesus Christ to see who would be a better martyr. nt Xipe Totec Jul 2021 #39
Lincoln could beat the shit out of him, then he'd be nothing but orange hair and skin. rickyhall Jul 2021 #40
Why is this "top news" ? C Moon Jul 2021 #41
Well, we needed a good laugh peppertree Jul 2021 #43
Because T-name clicks. n/t PoliticAverse Jul 2021 #46
Martha Washington could kick his one handed ArizonaLib Jul 2021 #42
Zombie Reagan would beat him. n/t PoliticAverse Jul 2021 #45
Just YoshidaYui Jul 2021 #48
And beat Bruce Lee with one hand tied behind his back.. Permanut Jul 2021 #49
Why even give this story oxygen? Aussie105 Jul 2021 #50
After a review by forum hosts....LOCKING Omaha Steve Jul 2021 #51

no_hypocrisy

(45,392 posts)
1. Duuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuude! You couldn't even beat Joe Biden!
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 09:45 AM
Jul 2021

Now everyone knows for certain you're making up this shit as you go along.

Cracklin Charlie

(12,904 posts)
4. And Joe was asleep in his basement!!
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 09:48 AM
Jul 2021

PatSeg

(46,349 posts)
14. Sometimes, it sounds like
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:14 AM
Jul 2021

he is trying to convince himself more than everyone else. Terribly insecure, Trump spent a lifetime trying to shut out all the voices that told him what an ignorant loser he was. On some level, he knows it is true, so he just talks louder making more outrageous claims.

lastlib

(22,753 posts)
35. Or Hillary Clinton!
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 12:52 PM
Jul 2021

He only got in with help from Russia and the Relic of Slavery College.

What a fucked-up mind! Every time he spouts off his braggadocio, I think about that old cartoon with the plumber holding a plunger, looking at the toilet, and saying, "Aw, man, this shit ain't gonna go!"



Walleye

(30,265 posts)
2. Remember when he said he would rush unarmed into a school with an active shooter? 🤪
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 09:45 AM
Jul 2021

captain queeg

(10,019 posts)
6. I remember that. I was in another forum recently and a poster
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 09:54 AM
Jul 2021

Brought that up to show how brave TFG was. It’s incredible that his fans take his insane ramblings a the truth. The are completely divorced from reality. In a sane world TFG would be sedated in a rubber room slobbering on himself and no one would listen or care what he had to say.

 

monkeyman1

(5,109 posts)
47. that's why he is -" DRAFT DODGER & MR. CHICKEN SHIT BONE SPURS" !
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 04:20 PM
Jul 2021

NEOBuckeye

(2,776 posts)
3. Brain Rot
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 09:46 AM
Jul 2021

TFG is a zombie

Auggie

(30,978 posts)
8. Not IMO. Crap like this keeps him in the news, which is just what he wants. (n/t)
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:05 AM
Jul 2021

sop

(9,724 posts)
5. No doubt Russian Empress Catherine the Great (1762-1796) would have helped him win.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 09:54 AM
Jul 2021

Last edited Sun Jul 18, 2021, 03:45 PM - Edit history (1)

Escurumbele

(3,307 posts)
44. Good one...
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 03:24 PM
Jul 2021

bucolic_frolic

(42,248 posts)
7. Sundown, better take care
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 09:59 AM
Jul 2021

Delusions, poor judgment, insane narcissism. Can't stop the clock!

stopdiggin

(10,946 posts)
9. more incoherent rot
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:06 AM
Jul 2021

I'm not sure if this serves any purpose - other that dishing up a steady diet of just how crazy this f*cker really was ... On the other hand - is anybody listening?

turbinetree

(24,581 posts)
10. Did any of these journalist say BS to his face, that to me is the problem, no one calls it out
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:09 AM
Jul 2021

to his worthless face...

Shermann

(7,255 posts)
11. Washington was the only U.S. president never to be affiliated with a political party
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:11 AM
Jul 2021

That would render Trump's hyper-partisan smears completely ineffective. Bring it!

bucolic_frolic

(42,248 posts)
12. Anyone recall Ferdinand Marcos shadow-boxing from his hotel suite
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:11 AM
Jul 2021

to show how fit and ready he was for a comeback?

lark

(22,846 posts)
13. I don't think he believes that for one minute - he just LOVES to praise himself.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:12 AM
Jul 2021

Putin has also paid/encouraged him to say horribly stupid deluded stuff to hurt America and raise up the worldwide right wing (nazi) movement of which he's a part. Putin is the leader of the plot and it's sadly going well for him, right wing authoritarianism is spreading over the world very fast.

Historic NY

(37,412 posts)
15. ShitForbrains,2 things these two Presidents have that SFB doesn't have is they served their country
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:17 AM
Jul 2021

they didn't pick it clean. And they both put down wars on our soil, one to create a country and the other to try to hold it together under an insurrection.

JohnnyRingo

(18,531 posts)
16. I believe it. Really I do.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:21 AM
Jul 2021

Once Fox News, the GOP, and AM radio got done with the founders, they'd be forever labeled Commie America hating self interested hicks that had no idea how to run a business, let alone a country. The MAGAs would rally against them en mass with Trump nicknames like "Stinkin' Lincoln" and "Little Georgie Porgie"..

keithbvadu2

(36,131 posts)
17. Dearest Martha,
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:23 AM
Jul 2021

#RevolutionaryWarAirportStories
Dearest Martha,
As we await boarding at Dulles I have found one of my soldiers who likes to be called "THE DONALD" has contracted the bone spur and has decided to fly standby. I am most certain we will not see him in battle.
All my love, George


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3Hotdogs

(12,062 posts)
18. Makes sense to me. Wasn't Washington a DemmyCrat?
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:35 AM
Jul 2021

Now Lincoln was a Republican. That would be harder for him to win against.


But then again, as pointed out above, he couldn't even beat Joe who was asleep in his basement during the campaign.

dweller

(23,451 posts)
20. He would just shoot Lincoln
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:53 AM
Jul 2021

on 5th Avenue

✌🏻

Gore1FL

(20,972 posts)
19. Biden beat him handily. Ergo, by Trump's words, Biden is more popular than Washington and Lincoln.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 10:48 AM
Jul 2021

Or am I missing something?

Bayard

(21,624 posts)
21. This from the man
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 11:12 AM
Jul 2021

Who ranks only above Buchanan in the presidential rankings race to the bottom.

Stuart G

(38,257 posts)
22. It is very simple:.....4 more words:..........TRUMP IS TOTALLY NUTS!!!!
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 11:32 AM
Jul 2021

Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin

(106,370 posts)
23. He's high from sniffing his own farts.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 11:37 AM
Jul 2021

Saoirse9

(3,655 posts)
24. Not ego IMHO
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 11:48 AM
Jul 2021

But a bottomless pit of raging insecurity.

He knows he's a piece of shit.

Bengus81

(6,887 posts)
25. Keep rambling Trump, it always shows your true insanity...........
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 11:49 AM
Jul 2021

Justice matters.

(6,818 posts)
26. Looks like the start of the 'insanity/dementia card' strategy just in case...
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 11:56 AM
Jul 2021
because at this point, indictments for tax/bank/insurance frauds may show up before the end of year?

Lock it up.

LiberalFighter

(50,136 posts)
27. He better hope Washington never comes back from the dead.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 11:57 AM
Jul 2021

He would order someone to face a firing squad.

oldsoftie

(12,329 posts)
28. Not news. Trump thinks he could beat Mike Tyson.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 11:59 AM
Jul 2021

He's a very good athlete remember; many people say one of the best.

Blue Owl

(49,429 posts)
29. tRump wonders why George Washington didn't hold more rallies at the airports
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 12:11 PM
Jul 2021

Roy Rolling

(6,798 posts)
30. Sure...
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 12:21 PM
Jul 2021

But I’ll bet George Washington would beat 45ii in a round of golf.

After all, Washington admitted chopping down the cherry tree, 45ii wants to rebrand all cherry trees “evil Antifa trees” in live Fox News interviews.

samsingh

(17,535 posts)
31. i bet trump can breathe underwater.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 12:35 PM
Jul 2021

twodogsbarking

(9,021 posts)
32. I hope he takes the bet.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 12:40 PM
Jul 2021

DavidDvorkin

(19,365 posts)
33. I bet he thinks he's taller than both of those men, too.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 12:50 PM
Jul 2021

Evolve Dammit

(16,458 posts)
34. I'd like to think Washington would have shot his sorry orange ass in a duel, or Lincoln would bare
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 12:51 PM
Jul 2021

knuckle his pudgy face into pulp. Is that wrong??

TeamProg

(5,657 posts)
36. Has he seen his ratings? Both George and Abe could beat
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 01:37 PM
Jul 2021

The Donald 's ratings if they hosted The Apprentice !!

COL Mustard

(5,722 posts)
37. Either Of Them Would Have Too Much Dignity And Class
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 01:41 PM
Jul 2021

To host a TV semi-reality show.

TeamProg

(5,657 posts)
38. It's a joke, see? It's the idea being that only TFG would care enough to be irritated
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 01:49 PM
Jul 2021

Xipe Totec

(43,855 posts)
39. He should challenge Jesus Christ to see who would be a better martyr. nt
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 02:50 PM
Jul 2021

rickyhall

(4,889 posts)
40. Lincoln could beat the shit out of him, then he'd be nothing but orange hair and skin.
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 02:55 PM
Jul 2021

C Moon

(12,166 posts)
41. Why is this "top news" ?
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 02:59 PM
Jul 2021

peppertree

(21,363 posts)
43. Well, we needed a good laugh
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 03:03 PM
Jul 2021

I did, anyway (and boy, I certainly got it).

PoliticAverse

(26,366 posts)
46. Because T-name clicks. n/t
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 03:41 PM
Jul 2021

ArizonaLib

(1,233 posts)
42. Martha Washington could kick his one handed
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 03:03 PM
Jul 2021

The verb 'trump' is an oxymoron.

PoliticAverse

(26,366 posts)
45. Zombie Reagan would beat him. n/t
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 03:40 PM
Jul 2021

YoshidaYui

(41,700 posts)
48. Just
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 04:31 PM
Jul 2021

Go fuck yourself Trump with a ball peen hammer.

Permanut

(5,312 posts)
49. And beat Bruce Lee with one hand tied behind his back..
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 04:41 PM
Jul 2021

and beat Chuck Norris at the same time.

He's faster than a speeding bullet;
more powerful than a locomotive;
and he could leap tall buildings with a single bound, I tell ya.

Aussie105

(5,085 posts)
50. Why even give this story oxygen?
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 04:45 PM
Jul 2021

Ramblings of an insane, addled brain.

Omaha Steve

(98,629 posts)
51. After a review by forum hosts....LOCKING
Sun Jul 18, 2021, 04:59 PM
Jul 2021

Important news of national interest only.

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