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Donald Trump is going Southsea tomorrow to pay tribute to all those who gave so much on D-Day, in that global struggle against racism and bigotry.
There will be D-Day veterans there, but hopefully none that were captured by the Nazis. Because of course Trump, the Vietnam draft-dodger, famously said, “He’s not a war hero. He’s a war hero because he was captured. … I like people who weren’t captured.”
If he makes small talk with war veterans I wonder if he’ll bring up his chronic (but temporary) problem with his “bone spurs”, I’m sure they would be fascinated.Posted 1 month agoraybanwombleMember
Prime Minister is about to give joint press conference. She only has a few days left in her job, wouldn’t it be wonderful if she went full Love Actually and told the Trump what she actually thinks about him?
She’d be instantly forgiven by at least half the electorate, I think me and my foreign born spouse would be willing to have her over for tea 😀Posted 1 month ago
in that global struggle against racism and bigotry.
I think if you’d told the D-day soldiers that’s what they were struggling against I reckon most would have have thought you were taking the piss and laughed. I think they were struggling for survival and freedom.
Haven’t you had enough of rewriting history for one day, Ernie? And imposing current thought on history.Posted 1 month ago
edukator – I often do not agree with Ernie but he does not post nonsense. Its logical and coherent. the lexit position on he EU I believe is wrong – but unlike the rightwing brexiteers it is actually a considered and coherent construct.
sorry Ernie if that comes over as patronising. Edukater – perhaps learn a little 😉 Listen before you shout?Posted 1 month agoNorthwindSubscriber
Sleeves are too long too.
TBH it just looks like it’s not been tailored to his normal posture. Usually you’d say that’s the tailor’s fault, but I reckon it could have been cut to look good in the poses and static photos, rather than in his usual slump. He obviously doesn’t have much upper body flexibility so he tends to move and stand weirdly to compensate and that’ll tend to make even the best clothes look bad.Posted 1 month agomaccruiskeenSubscriber
FFS I’ve just seen it mefty, I never realised that he was such a fat bastard.
Its the bow tie.Posted 1 month agomartinhutchMember
After meeting with farage yesterday, Trump is now saying that the NHS won’t be on the table in a future trade deal
You can imagine how that conversation went:
Farage: You know that NHS thing you said? Well, we all know it’s true, we’d sell you it after Brexit. But if we actually told Leave voters what they were getting, most of them would be appalled and want to call the whole thing off. Would you mind awfully not saying that again?Posted 1 month agokimbersSubscriber
He’s had 6 hours & he still hasn’t deleted it
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For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon – We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 7, 2019
He’s had 6 hours & he still hasn’t deleted it
You would have to be incredibly daft and gullible (ironically like your stereotypical Trump supporter) to genuinely believe that Trump doesn’t know the difference between the Moon and Mars.
If you accept that Trump knows the difference but want to mock him because he didn’t specifically refer to the Moon space mission and the Mars space mission, and instead just said Moon and Mars, then it makes you look childish, petty, and more interested in school yard taunting than serious politics.
So perhaps Trump didn’t delete his admittedly clumsily worded tweet because he wanted to expose his detractors as daft and childish.Posted 1 month agoakiraSubscriber
Ernie, if you’re suggesting politicians can’t be idiots then I suggest you try reading the papers or watching the news. Trump appears to have little knowledge of current affairs, science, geography or many other areas. His off the cuff comments and answers to questions often show a lack of understanding and empathy.Posted 1 month agoDrJMember
Believe me, I think Trump is a grade A knob and the worst person in the world right now, but even I can see what he meant there.
Yeah but it still doesn’t make sense. If he has understood that the Moon is not physically part of Mars, but that going to the Moon may be part of a Mars project, why does he criticise NASA for planning to go to the Moon?Posted 1 month ago
Whichever way you look at it it’s a badly worded tweet, but I assumed he was claiming that NASA was too focused on again going to the moon and back, which was done 50 years ago, and should be focused instead on using the moon more as a relay to Mars. Which by all accounts is already NASA’s plan anyway, so a daft comment from that point of view.Posted 1 month ago
I’m going with idiot. He was born into a very wealthy family and was a figurehead in the business which more despite him than because of him is still making money. Whereas he seemed hell bent on making losses.
His “style” of management got him noticed by television which upped his “popularity”, he made some idiotic boasts which by good fortune, read spending a fortune, got him elected by appealing where politicians don’t appeal to. Whipping the disenfranchised into a frenzy, while caring not a jot.
He is now surrounded by a large group of people who seem only to be making sense of his idiotic ramblings on the world stage.
So yes a rich idiot who bought lots of power and now is worryingly in power. Bojo is a poor man’s (it’s all relative) version.Posted 1 month ago
Well I can’t argue with someone who includes the word idiot in their name.
So are we going for : Donald Trump has learning difficulties and doesn’t know the difference between the Moon which orbits Earth, and Mars the planet which orbits the Sun? For the more polite version.Posted 1 month ago
No I’m going with the informal definition of “a stupid person”.
His tweet, as with lots of messages, tweet, texts, etc, is badly worded but in the world of fast moving media it’ll be chip wrappers within 5minutes.
American, and now British, politics is not a meritocracy but it is definitely shaped by “men in grey suits”.Posted 1 month agoNorthwindSubscriber
If you read into it, the Mars plan involves going to the moon first. So it kind of makes sense. He is just a poor communicator.
Nah, not really, it’s just a total contradiction- “we shouldn’t be going to the moon, we should be going to mars, which involves going to the moon first. Which we shouldn’t be doing, because we should be going to mars. Which involves…Posted 1 month ago
That’s not the quote though. He doesn’t mention “going” to Mars. It is without doubt a badly worded and sloppy tweet. He should be as careful as I am when I post on here.
Most people know what he was trying to say, even if they don’t agree. Suggesting otherwise just plays into the “fake news” mantra which his supporters are so keen to believe.Posted 1 month ago
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