Trump, Trainwreck, Fascist.

In a series of strange events, President Donald Trump once again invoked violence against a CNN reporter and, apparently, embraced the idea that he is a fascist.

Following the homicidal terrorist attack on anti-White Supremacist demonstrators, trump saw fit to post the following tweet, memorialized here in a retweet by Kyle Griffin, an MSNBC producer.

Similar to an earlier contrived production in which Trump himself is shown in a video beating a CNN reporter, this shows a train labeled TRUMP running over a CNN reporter in cartoon form.

That tweet was deleted soon after being posted. I wonder how that happened. Did Trump think better of his choice? Did General Kelly storm the bathroom and wrestle Trump's phone away from him? Did the NSA dive in there and delete the offending tweet in such a way that Trump will never see that it was deleted but the rest of us will? Can they even do that?

Meanwhile, a guy from the UK named Mike Holden, tweeted the observation that Trump is a fascist, so his alleged ikntent to pardon Arizona Joe Arpaio, Sheriff makes sense. Astonishingly, trump re-tweeted Holden's remark.

I checked. Trump's twitter account does not say "retweets are not endorsement," and we know from the evidence of considerable prior practice that Trump's retweets are, in deed, endorsements.

That tweet was also removed, and again, one wonders how that happened.

SNL, are you paying attention?

I found out about these tweets in this WaPo article.. So, it is probably fake, but whatever.

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Meh. "Fake news" reporters need to come back on that accusation. Something like "Well, it's appropriate when reporting on a fake president, Donald".

I think they shold stop calling him president as well. Or "Sir". Just "Trump".

Speaking of trainwrecks -- I watched the President of the United States become unhinged at today's press conference.

It was already impossible for decent people to have any respect for the guy (clue the usual trolls to come and defend him), but this was far beyond any behavior he's shown on screen since the election.

The most telling point of how bad it was was a shot of Kelly standing off stage, arms folded over his chest, head down, eyes closed. If he was astounded by how far off course it went...

Just out -- what a non surprise.

A White House official tells CNN that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and other top advisers hoped the president would turn a corner today and talk about infrastructure — but concedes they were entirely wrong.

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“That was all him — this wasn't our plan," the official said.
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And again, borked the tags. Time to apologize, relax the hands and let them get to a higher functioning level.

Trump turns the presidency of the USA into a true disaster. Within seven months Trump succeeded in making the USA look like a fool in himself. On the scale of leadership a trump score stands internationally for very bad and irresponsible leadership. He is already characterised as such by billions of people worldwide. The USA let him become the alt-right Über Troll and the Fury of the USA, made in America. Hope he finds the lest hazardous momentum of being impeached for the sake of the common good of the multitude.

By Gerrit Bogaers (not verified) on 15 Aug 2017 #permalink

Trump turns the presidency of the USA into a true disaster. Within seven months Trump succeeded in making the USA looking like a fool. On the scale of leadership Trump stands for very bad and irresponsible leadership. He is already acknowledged as such by billions of people worldwide. The USA let Trump become the alt-right Über Troll and representative und Fury of the USA, made in America. I wouldn't be surprised if he meets a momentum of being impeached for the common good of the multitude. Hope that such a momentum is relatively harmless for others. A Watergate or Monica Lewinski moment would be efficient enough. He smoked his cigar and left the oval office.

By Gerrit Bogaers (not verified) on 15 Aug 2017 #permalink

Doesn't our only president use the nomme de tweet "realDonaldTrump", not "Donald J. Trump"?

By Pierce R. Butler (not verified) on 18 Aug 2017 #permalink