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Martin Eden

(12,841 posts)
17. Same here. It was obvious as hell in 2016 that the orange creature was a ...
Wed Aug 2, 2023, 07:19 PM
Aug 2023

Pathological liar
Malignant narcissist
Vile racist
Sexual predator
Vindictive bully
Ignorant blowhard
Corrupt businessman

Egregiously unfit both mentally and morally for any public office or position of trust and power.

It's not a shock to me that such a creature exists but it was and is indescribably appalling and alarming to me that nearly half the voters in America wanted him to be president not just the first time, but a second time after four years of demonstrating he was all those things and worse.

Even during two terms of GW Dim Son Bush with his catastrophic war of choice based on lies I didn't feel that half my fellow citizens were like the pod people aliens in Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

But now I do. They live in an alternate Orwellian universe where ignorance is strength and the biggest lies are gospel.

Trump being elected was quite a shock. lees1975 Aug 2023 #1
Same here. It was obvious as hell in 2016 that the orange creature was a ... Martin Eden Aug 2023 #17
I picked the 2000 election, because it led to all the other things. LisaM Aug 2023 #2
I'm in the same camp. Marcus IM Aug 2023 #5
you both have a fair point Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #9
This. So much this. nt crickets Aug 2023 #12
Or it wouldn't have happened at all. LisaM Aug 2023 #24
I agree. Marcus IM Aug 2023 #27
Other-1996 IIRAIRA stuck in the middle Aug 2023 #3
fascinating read Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #7
Cool! stuck in the middle Aug 2023 #11
I use to think 9/11 until I saw the POTUS instruct his MAGAT's to Emile Aug 2023 #4
Definitely 911 canetoad Aug 2023 #6
Citizens United by far Ponietz Aug 2023 #8
definitely agree that the case was almost like putting democracy in check Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #10
Another fine contender to this thoroughly depressing poll. intheflow Aug 2023 #15
I voted 9/11 TheRealNorth Aug 2023 #13
What "9/11 news coverage" are you referring to? brooklynite Aug 2023 #14
it was a compilation video starting from before first plane Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #16
9/11 was when we invited the security state with an engraved invitation Sympthsical Aug 2023 #18
This message was self-deleted by its author Celerity Aug 2023 #25
I agree--and the first massive war and invasion perpetrated by the US Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #28
I vote January 6th...while 9-11 had a much greater loss of life...the Republic was not endangered. Demsrule86 Aug 2023 #19
I agree..one thing that made it less shocking Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #20
It was the second attack. The first ocurred during the Clinton administration. Demsrule86 Aug 2023 #26
Almost a tie between Bush v Gore, Drumphf's Election & J6... electric_blue68 Aug 2023 #21
good points--I purposefully didn't go that far back Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #22
I get it...I guess (depending on your age) it's like a quiet corner of.. electric_blue68 Aug 2023 #23
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