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Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:08 AM

Broken Trump Babbles The Same Words At California Fires That He Uses At Every Disaster

https://www.politicususa.com/2018/11/17/trump-visits-california-fires.html

Posted on Sat, Nov 17th, 2018 by Jason Easley
Broken Trump Babbles The Same Words At California Fires That He Uses At Every Disaster


Trump repeated his talking points about law enforcement while visiting no victims of the California wildfires.

Trump said, “So the federal government is behind you, we’re all behind each other. I think we can truly say that. Jerry and I have been speaking, and Gavin and I have gotten to know each other, and we’re all going to work together and do a real job. In is very sad to see. As far as the lives are concerned, nobody knows quite yet. They’re up to a certain number, but we have a lot of people that aren’t accounted for. This is the kind of destruction — in fact, they’re telling me this is even not as bad as some areas. Some areas are even beyond this, they’re just charred. So the one thing we have, we have the greatest people in the world looking at helping the first responders, FEMA. FEMA has been incredible. Law enforcement always, they never let us down. So we are here and, Kevin, thank you very much for the job you’ve done and the support you’ve given in Washington. And, Kevin, anything we can do, you know we’re here. You just bring it over to the office, right? You know that.”





Trump has used the same language after hurricanes where he goes somewhere, stands beside a few local politicians, praises FEMA and law enforcement, visits no victims, and then runs home.

It is the same tired template after national tragedy or disaster. Trump is even repeating the same words over and over again. The only thing that changes is the backdrop.

This isn’t leadership.

Trump can’t go on Twitter and threaten to deny disaster relief to California while blaming the state for poor management of federal lands, but then show up for the cameras and repeat his stale talking pointing while expecting anyone to believe him or care.

Donald Trump has been broken by midterms and the Russia investigations. He looked and sounded like he could care less about the thousands of people still missing after the fires.

America would be better served if Trump stopped wasting their money by going through the motions when he does not care.

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Reply Broken Trump Babbles The Same Words At California Fires That He Uses At Every Disaster (Original post)
babylonsister Nov 2018 OP
lpbk2713 Nov 2018 #1
FakeNoose Nov 2018 #31
Achilleaze Nov 2018 #2
peekaloo Nov 2018 #13
DENVERPOPS Nov 2018 #40
ginnyinWI Nov 2018 #3
tanyev Nov 2018 #4
SammyWinstonJack Nov 2018 #8
dalton99a Nov 2018 #18
Larrybanal Nov 2018 #44
DrDan Nov 2018 #5
PatSeg Nov 2018 #11
DrDan Nov 2018 #25
PatSeg Nov 2018 #27
Larrybanal Nov 2018 #45
riversedge Nov 2018 #6
Achilleaze Nov 2018 #20
DENVERPOPS Nov 2018 #43
Achilleaze Nov 2018 #46
Brother Buzz Nov 2018 #50
SammyWinstonJack Nov 2018 #7
sellitman Nov 2018 #9
PatSeg Nov 2018 #10
MoonRiver Nov 2018 #12
secondwind Nov 2018 #14
RussBLib Nov 2018 #15
Duppers Nov 2018 #19
PatSeg Nov 2018 #32
SergeStorms Nov 2018 #16
peekaloo Nov 2018 #17
meluvrem Nov 2018 #21
catbyte Nov 2018 #24
musette_sf Nov 2018 #22
catbyte Nov 2018 #23
LakeSuperiorView Nov 2018 #26
calimary Nov 2018 #28
elocs Nov 2018 #29
The Velveteen Ocelot Nov 2018 #30
PatSeg Nov 2018 #33
The Velveteen Ocelot Nov 2018 #35
PatSeg Nov 2018 #36
world wide wally Nov 2018 #34
kskiska Nov 2018 #37
deurbano Nov 2018 #38
TeamPooka Nov 2018 #39
DesertRat Nov 2018 #41
BSdetect Nov 2018 #42
Eliot Rosewater Nov 2018 #47
Grammy23 Nov 2018 #48
Cha Nov 2018 #49
area51 Nov 2018 #51

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:20 AM

1. "Here, take these paper towels to show how much I care."




SSDD

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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:08 PM

31. Maybe he's handing out rakes now too

He should give people garden hoses to beat the drought.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:21 AM

2. reports from Florida say the republican Administration is FAILING

miserably in it's weak-kneed efforts to help out the hurricane victim. republicans really don't give a shit about Americans, as they demonstrate repeatedly.

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Response to Achilleaze (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:46 AM

13. Rick Scott is too busy playing Senator elect and rubbing Bill Nelson's name in the dirt

to even acknowledge the tent cities that have sprung up since the hurricane. FEMA is invisible it seems.

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Response to peekaloo (Reply #13)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 01:00 PM

40. DenverPops

Trump already re-directed a lot of FEMA budget money to his favorite ICE buddies......

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:22 AM

3. Whatever gave anybody the idea that he could be a leader?? n/t

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:23 AM

4. Just take him to a disaster site, pull the string at the back of his neck, and off he goes.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:32 AM

8. Pretty much. He's so insincere, always.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:57 AM

18. Or to any meeting on any subject

All he does is repeat the same 10 words

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Response to tanyev (Reply #4)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 01:09 PM

44. why bother

 

just have him do his "disaster" speech in front of a green screen and project him onto the image of the disaster....the speeches are alway the same...this is terrible but everything I ever have done is great.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:29 AM

5. a decline in vocabulary is an early indicator of dementia

I think he struggles with a limiting vocabulary and therefore repeats himself a lot - he just cannot come up with different words.

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Response to DrDan (Reply #5)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:39 AM

11. And if you add poor diet

and lack of sleep, you end up with a blathering idiot.

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Response to PatSeg (Reply #11)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:50 AM

25. and if it all started with a intellectually-challenged, morally-bankrupt, ethically-deficient cretin

there is no place to go but down

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Response to DrDan (Reply #25)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:55 AM

27. Down at a very rapid pace

This is what happens when no one ever holds people like Trump accountable.

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Response to PatSeg (Reply #11)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 01:10 PM

45. and my idea of a dumbass

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:29 AM

6. WHOW. Trump did not even visit any of the fire victims.

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Response to riversedge (Reply #6)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:08 AM

20. His KGOP republican stooges set him up with a photo op

featuring some dumb kid in MAGAat t-shit. That's about it.

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Response to Achilleaze (Reply #20)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 01:08 PM

43. Too bad

Too bad some reporter didn't ask him if he had thought of re-locating the five thousand plus soldiers from a tiny isolated area on the mexican border with nothing to do, to California to help with the wild land firefighting. I am sure they would welcome them there!

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #43)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 01:32 PM

46. Great idea!

Put our troops to work doing something positive!

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #43)

Mon Nov 19, 2018, 06:44 PM

50. An even better idea

Order the boys to pack up their tent cities and ship them to the Paradise area (the people in the Paradise area need housing in a horrible way), then cut the boys loose for the holidays. The California National Guard is already on the job fighting the fires like they have been trained to do.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:31 AM

7. Blah blah blah.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:34 AM

9. He sounds like Palin

Broken, rambling and virtually unintelligible.

How this man made it into office is beyond me.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:36 AM

10. "You're doing a heckuva job Donald"

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:39 AM

12. Why didn't the a-hole ask for a rake and start cleaning up "the mess?"

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:48 AM

14. All that was missing was his Superman cape. He is surrounded by incompetents.

There was a Walmart a few miles away, he could have gone there and hugged his fellow Americans in sympathy, instead of showing his dominance over Jerry Brown, laying his hands on him over and over etc.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:51 AM

15. Pathetic POS

It becomes harder and harder to see why ANYONE likes this jackass.

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Response to RussBLib (Reply #15)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:00 AM

19. Exactly!

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Response to RussBLib (Reply #15)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:09 PM

32. I know

I've tried to figure it out and I just can see absolutely no redeeming qualities whatsoever. I couldn't stand GW Bush, but I have to admit he had a folksy charm that some people fell for. Reagan was a persuasive speaker and played a convincing president on camera. Trump totally lacks any charisma or talent and physically is repulsive, yet millions of people adore him.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:53 AM

16. What.....no paper towels?

Californians didn't even rate having Trump throw paper towels at them. Gee, thanks Donnie. Now back to Air Force One and down to Mississippi where he can have a rally with real Americans! You know, the ones that wear the MAGA hats and cheer for every word that oozes from his sphincter-like mouth.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 10:54 AM

17. Trumpy Smokey Bear

pull his string for any emergency

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:12 AM

21. Notice how

 

The imbecile doesn't use titles like Senator or Governor. I think it's a signal of disrespect more than fake familiarity.
I think the next dumb thing he may suggest is sending the marines to collect all the wet towels from P.R. and squeeze them over CA.
Dumbass!

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Response to meluvrem (Reply #21)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:40 AM

24. It also could be he can't remember their titles, which could either be stupidity or disrespect--

and perhaps both.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:30 AM

22. his new BFF Gavin thanks his deity of choice every day

that he's no longer tied to Uday's moll

?w=620

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:37 AM

23. "And whatever it is is I've said here today..."

And millions of Americans think that thing is their savior. Unbelievable.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:55 AM

26. One can tell when athletes are winded and out of gas, hands on hips is a dead giveaway.

 

He probably had to walk ten feet or more to get this photo op.

He didn't say a damn thing that is of any meaning.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 11:58 AM

28. He promises we'll have a "great climate."

What the hell does that even mean?

What a dim bulb. Imbecile! Our so-called “pResident” is a freakin’ IMBECILE!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:05 PM

29. He has a very limited vocabulary and likely always has.

This is just who he is and how he has always been.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:08 PM

30. Any normal person could comment on natural disasters appropriately.

Of course, this mofo isn't normal by any measure - but all he would have to do is observe that the destruction is terrible and tragic; offer concern and sympathy for the victims; thank the first responders; and promise that the federal government will provide all the help and resources needed to recover. A normal president would also make a point of meeting directly with victims and their families (preferably not using them for a photo op and definitely not giving the thumbs-up sign).

What a normal person would not do is blame some local officials or agencies for the disaster.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #30)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:12 PM

33. Throughout his life,

he probably never paid much attention to natural disasters unless he could benefit in some way. As such, he isn't familiar with how leaders address such tragedies. Of course, he rarely listens to anyone but himself anyway.

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Response to PatSeg (Reply #33)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:19 PM

35. But even someone who hasn't had experience with natural disasters

would instinctively know how to ad-lib an appropriate response. Trump's problem isn't so much that he's lived his life in a wealthy bubble; it's that he lacks empathy and has no clue how to deal with situations where people are suffering. That's because he really doesn't give a damn about other people's suffering.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #35)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:25 PM

36. That's true

When Trump's natural instincts kick in, they are the instincts of a self-absorbed opportunist. That apparently worked out for him in the business community, but doesn't translate well to presidential obligations.

Trump is a "Nice guys finish last" person and "Its not my problem". Empathy and compassion are like a foreign language to him.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:14 PM

34. Huh?

Are you sure he "repeats" this drivel?
Seems impossible.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:29 PM

37. Same with his rallies.

They're identical. Same words, same responses. They all love it, though it's getting really stale.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:39 PM

38. Thank god "My Kevin" is on the job! We here in northern CA can rest easy now.

Seems like phony doofuses are naturally attracted to one another. (I mean phony AND doofus, since they are both authentically doofuses.)

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 12:40 PM

39. We're just lucky he doesn't show up at these things and say "Don't worry, I'm fine."

To Trump, it's all about him.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 01:04 PM

41. There are Americans living in tents in parking lots...

while we have 5,000 military troops who are experts in support services sitting along the southern border waiting for the "caravan invasion".

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 01:06 PM

42. If "we're all behind each other" was true it would make for a nice Euler drawing.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 01:36 PM

47. He is the vile creature let loose on the adults for daring to elect a non white President.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 01:44 PM

48. And never let us forget that each time he puts in an appearance in these disaster areas,

it costs plenty of tax payer dollars. Just so he can show up in pristine workboots and a casual shirt and windbreaker. He mouths the same meaningless phrases, hobnobs with local and state leaders (like they are all best buds), looks around and shakes his pumpkin head and then hops back on AF1 and calls it a day.

This costs millions of dollars because he always takes an entourage and the press corps. There are security concerns that also cost a lot. All so he can show up and say, ‘Ain’t it a shame?” This he says after trashing everyone and his dog. The people impacted by the disaster ought to just not attend these mini-rallies. But they know you gotta play the game. Smile like you like it.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2018, 09:45 PM

49. Gawd he sounded Stupid.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Nov 19, 2018, 07:01 PM

51. "It is the same tired template...

... after national tragedy or disaster. Trump is even repeating the same words over and over again. The only thing that changes is the backdrop.

"This isn’t leadership.

"Trump can’t go on Twitter and threaten to deny disaster relief to California while blaming the state for poor management of federal lands, but then show up for the cameras and repeat his stale talking pointing while expecting anyone to believe him or care.

"Donald Trump has been broken by midterms and the Russia investigations. He looked and sounded like he could care less about the thousands of people still missing after the fires.

"America would be better served if Trump stopped wasting their money by going through the motions when he does not care."


Low energy Trump.

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