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Fri May 24, 2019, 03:41 PM

Milbank: What to make of a tirade in the Rose Garden

This is not the work of an orderly mind.

President Trump stormed into the Cabinet Room 15 minutes late Wednesday morning and immediately proceeded to blow up a long-planned meeting with Democratic leaders about an infrastructure bill. He raged against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, for the terrible, horrible things she has said about him, and he vowed not to work on any legislation until Democrats stop investigating his administration. He stomped out of the room before Democrats had a chance to reply, then marched into the Rose Garden for an unscheduled news conference; or, more accurately, a 12-minute parade of paranoia.

Positively everybody was out to get him. They were out to get him in the third person: “They hated President Trump. They hated him with a passion,” he said. They were out to get him in the first-person plural: “These people were out to get us, the Republican Party and President Trump. They were out to get us.” What’s more, they have been after him “pretty much from the time we came down the escalator in Trump Tower.” And now they probably will impeach him because they “do whatever they have to do.”

He raged on. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-New York, has “been an enemy of mine for many years.” The “whole thing was a takedown attempt.” The assembled press “ought to be ashamed of yourselves for the way you report it so dishonestly.” And, even though he was the one who blew up the infrastructure meeting, he just knew that Democrats were “not really thinking they wanted to do infrastructure or anything else other than investigate.”

He ricocheted randomly among inchoate thought fragments: Infrastructure. WITCH HUNT! Unemployment. NO COLLUSION! Drug prices. HOAX! A special election in Pennsylvania. ONE-SIDED HORRIBLE THING! Tax cuts. DON JR. HAS GONE THROUGH HELL! I love the American people. IMPEACHMENT! Regulations. A DISGRACE! ABUSE!

Nobody seemed to know what to make of the explosion. White House officials reportedly said they tried to stop Trump from making the Rose Garden appearance. And for good reason: With Wednesday’s public announcement that he won’t negotiate with Democrats, the president has taken ownership of the lack of progress on infrastructure and other legislation; much the way he took ownership of the government shutdown.

https://www.heraldnet.com/opinion/milbank-what-to-make-of-a-tirade-in-the-rose-garden/

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Reply Milbank: What to make of a tirade in the Rose Garden (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin May 24 OP
trev May 24 #1
Thekaspervote May 24 #3
trev May 24 #4
AZ8theist May 25 #6
trev May 25 #7
Wellstone ruled May 24 #2
pazzyanne May 25 #5
Wellstone ruled May 25 #8

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri May 24, 2019, 03:46 PM

1. It's frightening and it stirs compassion

to watch a man in the throes of a mental breakdown. He needs to be hospitalized, both for his own sake and for the country's.

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Response to trev (Reply #1)

Fri May 24, 2019, 05:45 PM

3. Compassion.. huh? That's the devil speaking.. he deserves no compassion

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #3)

Fri May 24, 2019, 05:59 PM

4. IMO, everyone deserves compassion.

That doesn't mean I don't think he should pay for his crimes.

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Response to trev (Reply #4)

Sat May 25, 2019, 11:39 AM

6. COMPASSION??!!??

For that vile, disgusting, traitorous PIECE OF SHIT???!?!??!?!

FUCK THAT, FUCK THAT , FUCK THAT.

I CANNOT SAY WHAT THAT I REALLY THINK HE DESERVES LEST I GET FLAGGED.

Donald J. Doturd deserves NOTHING but to be burned on the ash heap of history.

If you think he deserves "compassion" I sure hope you enjoy the coming dictatorship.

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Response to AZ8theist (Reply #6)

Sat May 25, 2019, 01:28 PM

7. Do you even understand what compassion is?

It is not a license for evil acts. I have already made clear my position on that regarding Trump.

No one is above the law. But everyone is a human being. If he is ill--and I think he is--then I can give him a measure of understanding. This is why we have an insanity plea.

Meanwhile, I would submit his illness as part of the reason he is not fit for office. It would be part of any impeachment proceedings I would instigate, if I were in the position to do so.

Let's not become like our opponents.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri May 24, 2019, 04:02 PM

2. And the World is watching,and shaking

it's collective head.

My guess is this,Ponzi Don loves to play the Audience with his Star Power. Only to make a gigantic Fool of himself only to keep his Star Power in front of the Camera.

Face it,the Turd has no Soul.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #2)

Sat May 25, 2019, 02:17 AM

5. Not only does he have no soul,

he eats the souls of those who enter his immediate circle, and beyond. He is truly evil in his mental deterioration.

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Response to pazzyanne (Reply #5)

Sat May 25, 2019, 03:04 PM

8. Ponzi Boy has

carefully crafted his Image his whole adult life,only to be fully consumed by it. The Guy was never that bright and suffers from his Fathers Bulling only to Bully anyone or any body he comes in contact with.

This Guy should have never been allowed any where near anything dealing with Authority of any type.

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