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Fri Oct 8, 2021, 09:39 AM

My thoughts about Stephanie Grisham's book. (I'll Take Your Questions Now)

It was a quick easy read. For most of the book, she was devoted to Melania and couldn’t stand Jared and Ivanka. Mark Meadows also came off as a jerk. tRump came off as a weird ill-tempered fool who would also use flattery as a form of control. Personally, I think that she could have said a lot more but held back. I also don’t believe all of her protests of innocence when clashing with the “big bad bully” press.

Until the last chapter, she took, what I consider to be, a typical Republican approach and blamed everyone and everything but herself for any mistakes that were made. The ending somewhat mollified that, but her “Republicanness” did shine through.

All in all I enjoyed the read. The tRump chaos was definitely alarming, and it was interesting to get her perspective on how Melania handled it.

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Reply My thoughts about Stephanie Grisham's book. (I'll Take Your Questions Now) (Original post)
lkinwi Oct 2021 OP
markie Oct 2021 #1
Ilsa Oct 2021 #2
FelineOverlord Oct 2021 #3
skypilot Oct 2021 #6
lkinwi Oct 2021 #11
Cracklin Charlie Oct 2021 #10
bullwinkle428 Oct 2021 #4
SoCalDavidS Oct 2021 #5
Claustrum Oct 2021 #7
SoCalDavidS Oct 2021 #8
lkinwi Oct 2021 #13
malaise Oct 2021 #9
cally Oct 2021 #12
lkinwi Oct 2021 #14
Timewas Oct 2021 #15

Response to lkinwi (Original post)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 09:42 AM

1. thanks for reading it...

so I don't have to...

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Response to lkinwi (Original post)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 09:44 AM

2. I would probably enjoy bits of the book,

but I doubt I'll even check it out of the library. Thanks reading it so we don't have to.

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Response to lkinwi (Original post)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 09:45 AM

3. My thoughts about Stephanie Grisham's book. (I'll Take Your Questions Now)

I have always wondered why she didn't give press conferences. Did she ever explain why in the book?

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Response to FelineOverlord (Reply #3)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 10:00 AM

6. I haven't read the book but...

...I've read articles about her where she claims that she never held a press conference because she didn't want to be put in a position where she had to lie or say something outrageous on Trump's behalf. Whatever.

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Response to skypilot (Reply #6)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 10:51 AM

11. She didn't come out and specifically address why,

but she did dodge some bizarre tRump requests. Also I assumed COVID was an issue.

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Response to FelineOverlord (Reply #3)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 10:47 AM

10. And she called the book...

I’ll take your questions…now.

Like she wasn’t gonna answer any questions then. She was the press secretary. Her job was to answer questions from the press. Typical Republican thinks they don’t have to do their job.

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Response to lkinwi (Original post)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 09:46 AM

4. SHE NEVER EVEN HELD A SINGLE PRESS CONFERENCE!! How can she possibly

complain about the "big, bad bully press" when she never even attempted to deal with them directly, in the traditional setting?

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Response to lkinwi (Original post)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 09:49 AM

5. She's Nothing But A PATHETIC Sycophant And Grifter

I wouldn't give her 1 Cent of my money by buying her book.

I'm with Colbert on this one.

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Response to SoCalDavidS (Reply #5)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 10:10 AM

7. I am with you on this.

I hate the crazy Trump cultist but I also hate these people who saw the chaos but didn't speak up about it at the time. If you see a fire or a crime in progress, do you wait till the event is over and then write a book about the event to make money off it? The right thing to do is to speak up at the time.

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Response to Claustrum (Reply #7)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 10:23 AM

8. EXACTLY!

Hearing how she describes what she "supposedly" thought was so wrong about the daily occurrences, yet she still dutifully stuck around the entire 4 years, makes me think SHE was as much a part of the problem as he was. She's nothing more than an enabler, now trying to rewrite her role, and shock us with what she has to reveal.

Fuck Her!

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Response to SoCalDavidS (Reply #8)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 11:01 AM

13. She reminds me of Michael Cohen.

Drunk with power while she was in the inner circle, but cries foul only after she’s used and abused.

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Response to SoCalDavidS (Reply #5)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 10:31 AM

9. Ditto

Fuck her too

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Response to lkinwi (Original post)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 10:51 AM

12. My question...why was she loyal so long to Melania

Does she have any redeeming qualities? She seems shallow, self centered and boring.

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Response to cally (Reply #12)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 11:31 AM

14. She seemed to think that there was more of a

friendship than there was. Stephanie also blamed the press for Melania’s negative publicity issues. She also felt that Melania’s accent held her back. In my opinion, Melania came off as uncaring and lazy. Too lazy to think things through like when she wore the “I don’t care…”jacket.

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Response to lkinwi (Original post)

Fri Oct 8, 2021, 11:33 AM

15. This is

her book is nothing beyond and attempt to make herself look better and excuse her inaction until now.. No different than any of the rest of the t-rump toadies. Plus making a lot of money.

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