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Old 04-29-18, 01:10 AM
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One possible good thing is that if KJU really wants to turn things around, that's all it takes. Just one person, and I hope that this week was a new beginning for him and for NK. I don't think we have to wait long to know.
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Congratulations on losing your leg

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Glad to see he's mastering the art of empathy.
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Now that I've done my duty... it's time for golf (Trump).
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He pinned it to his collar
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He pinned it to his collar
At least he didn't try to pin it to his missing leg.
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Old 04-29-18, 07:58 AM
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I'm amazed that so many are taking the Korean situation at face value. I guess the way major media corporations helped to normalize Trump over the last several years have preconditioned people to accept just about anything now.

This is Gary Kasperov back in January calling it in the run up to the Olympics

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Sitting in awe of &quot;serious&quot; pundits who honestly believe a man still starving millions of his own people, holds hundreds of thousands in political gulags, printing billions in counterfeit currency, and executed his uncle with a flak gun is suddenly turning a new, peaceful leaf.</p>&mdash; Patrick S. Tomlinson (@stealthygeek) <a href="https://twitter.com/stealthygeek/status/990012196934516736?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 27, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
I don't know if it is that (preconditioned to accept anything) as much as it is a growing weariness and now looking for any glimmer of something positive.

It's obvious (or should be) that nothing is going to come of this SK/NK photo op. One thing we all know... once a person has obtained power they don't voluntarily give it up. Reunification (absent military action) is a pipe dream. It's not possible. Kim Jong Un and his loyal military leaders would need to be taken out of the picture for that to even be considered.

Or... maybe all it took was for a president of the US to address him as, "little rocket man". who knew?!
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I heard Michelle Wolf killed it last night. The snowflakes are up in arms. The tears of irony are delicious!
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Speaking of:



<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">While Washington, Michigan, was a big success, Washington, D.C., just didn’t work. Everyone is talking about the fact that the White House Correspondents Dinner was a very big, boring bust...the so-called comedian really “bombed.” <a href="https://twitter.com/greggutfeld?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@greggutfeld</a> should host next year! <a href="https://twitter.com/PeteHegseth?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@PeteHegseth</a></p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/990557728752926725?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 29, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Old 04-29-18, 03:36 PM
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I heard Michelle Wolf killed it last night. The snowflakes are up in arms. The tears of irony are delicious!
If you watched C-SPAN this morning, that was not the impression given by liberals such as guest Chris Matthews and some lady journalist who knows Wolf. Matthews thought the comments about Sanders were "disgusting," and the consensus was that Wolf managed to do the impossible...look nastier than Trump (for one night).

The journalist was in the room last night, and she said the jokes didn't go over well and that the audience wasn't sure whether to laugh or not.
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It seemed like more laughter than previous years. It's always a tough room. I thought she killed it.

Apparently Republicans are real tough until the libtard snowflakes bite back. What, can't they take a joke? Did their feelings get hurt? Maybe they need a safe space!

What happened to freedom of speech? I guess it doesn't apply to redhead female comedians.
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Old 04-29-18, 03:58 PM
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*checks pockets for sympathy toward supporters and employees of Trump who is the biggest bully on the planet**
**finds none**
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
I heard Michelle Wolf killed it last night. The snowflakes are up in arms. The tears of irony are delicious!
I'll have to find a clip of that, I've read a few quotes and it sounded pretty good. I've watched her standup and I think she's funny as shit.
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Old 04-29-18, 04:43 PM
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Why is it an issue either way? Besides if your doing political comedy in today’s world, you have to expect a polorizing reaponse.
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Originally Posted by creekdipper View Post
If you watched C-SPAN this morning, that was not the impression given by liberals such as guest Chris Matthews and some lady journalist who knows Wolf. Matthews thought the comments about Sanders were "disgusting," and the consensus was that Wolf managed to do the impossible...look nastier than Trump (for one night).

The journalist was in the room last night, and she said the jokes didn't go over well and that the audience wasn't sure whether to laugh or not.


Hey, she took it like a man.
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Old 04-29-18, 05:39 PM
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I saw clips of Michelle Wolf's roast material. I never heard of her before, but I thought it was hit and miss. Part of the problem was that is it comedy when some of what she said is merely pointing out the truth?

I do like that the snowflakes are all upset about it. Bunch of babies.

Sarah Fuckabee Sanders didn't look impressed, but she's an idiot if she thought she wasn't going to get drilled. That's what happens when you're constantly avoiding questions, spinning facts, pointing fingers elsewhere and lying through your teeth. No reason to spare her when she's just almost as bad as president dipshit.
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Old 04-29-18, 06:04 PM
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I watched it.

About 30-40% of the jokes didn't stick their landings, and her delivery at about the same percentages was weak. It was not as consistently good as Colberts or Seth Meyers turns, but what was intolerable to the room was that she wasn't just merciless in mocking Trump and his administrative enablers- Wolf called out the corporate owned media. She spoke truth to power, something most of the carbon blobs in the room that night have spectacularly failed to do consistently. That's why so many have their knives out for her today.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">“He has helped you sell your papers and your books and your TV. You helped create this monster and now you are profiting from him.” — Michelle Wolf to the media</p>&mdash; Chris Cillizza (@CillizzaCNN) <a href="https://twitter.com/CillizzaCNN/status/990425723147087872?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 29, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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Originally Posted by Sdallnct View Post
Why is it an issue either way? Besides if your doing political comedy in today’s world, you have to expect a polorizing reaponse.
The biggest joke was inviting this not-so-funny comedian to the dinner. The joke is on the White House.

In any case, Bolton said today on Fox News that no date has been set for the NK Peace meeting, and the conditions haven't even been formulated or the areas to be de-nuclearized.

I mean shit, the media and Trump are basically negotiating a non-existent peace deal at the moment.

And then Trump comments about ending the Korean War. Not smart.

There has been nothing negotiated so far. Nothing. Bolton made that clear.
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Old 04-29-18, 06:26 PM
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Some of Wolf's material courtesy of Deadline

Wolf credited CNN with loving to “break news. You did it. You broke it. Good work. The most useful information on CNN is when Anthony Bourdain tells me where to eat noodles.”

“Fox News is here, so you know what that means, ladies: Cover your drinks,” Wolf warned.

“People want me to make fun of Sean Hannity. I cannot do that. This dinner is for journalists,” the comic said, getting some applause in the massive ballroom.

“We’ve got MSNBC here,” she said, noting its new slogan is This Is Who We Are.

“This is not a good slogan,” she advised, telling them it’s what their mom thinks that “new sad show on NBC is called.”

“I watch Morning Joe every morning,” she confided, noting Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough are engaged. “Congratulations! Like when a #MeToo works out.”

Rachel Maddow is “The Peter Pan of MSNBC,” she said. “But instead of never growing up, she never gets to the point. Watching Rachel Maddow is like going to Target. You went in for milk but left with shampoo, candles, and the entire history of the Byzantine Empire.”

“And…what would I do without Megyn Kelly? Probably be more proud of women,” Wolf blasted. “Megyn Kelly got paid $23 million by NBC and then NBC didn’t let her go to the Winter Olympics. Why not? She’s so white and cold and expensive she might as well BE the Winter Olympics. And, by the way, Megyn, Santa is black. That weird guy going down your chimney was Bill O’Reilly.”

Wolf excoriated cable news networks who “could be covering anything” but instead cover just three things: Trump, Russia, Hillary, and with a panel of people “who remind you why you don’t go home for Thanksgiving.”

“You guys are obsessed with Trump,” Wolf chastised. “Did you use to date him? Because you pretend like you hate him but I think you love him.”

“I think what no one in this room wants to admit is that Trump has helped all of you,” she continued to scold. “He couldn’t sell steaks, or vodka, or water, or college, or ties, or Eric. But he has helped you sell your papers, and books, and TV,” she said, as some of the more uncomfortable attendees were maybe thinking Trump got it right when he decided to give this a miss.

“You helped create this monster and now you’re profiting off of him. And if you’re going to profit off Trump you should at least be giving him some money, because he doesn’t have any. Trump is so broke he grabs pussies because he thinks there might be loose change in them.”

Wolf targeted Democrats, saying it was crazy that Trump’s campaign was in contact with Russia during the election “when Hillary’s campaign wasn’t even in contact with Michigan.”

Al Franken’s #MeToo ouster hurt liberals, she said, “but it was the great Ted Kennedy who said, ‘Wow! That’s crazy! I murdered a woman! Chappaquiddick – in theaters now.”

It’s harder to make fun of Democrats, she admitted, “because you guys don’t do anything. People think you might flip the House and Senate, but you guys always find a way to mess it up.” She forecast the Dems would lose by 12 points “to a guy named Joe Pedophile Nazi Doctor.”

Republicans took incoming too. Trump’s cabinet, she described as exiting quicker “than Starbucks throws out black people.”

“You guys got to stop putting Kellyanne [Conway] on your shows. She lies. If you don’t give her a platform she has nowhere to lie. It’s like that old saying: if a tree falls in the woods, how do you get Kellyanne under that tree? I’m not suggesting she gets hurt, just stuck. Incidentally, ‘tree falls in woods’ is Scott Pruitt’s definition of porn.”

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was sitting on the stage where Trump would have been seated, Wolf likened to Aunt Lydia in The Handmaid’s Tale, telling her, “if you’d seen it you would love it.”

Sanders was not amused.

But Trump took the biggest beating.

Noting he did not attend the event for a second year, Wolf said she would drag him to the ballroom herself, “but turns out the President of the United States is the one pussy you are not allowed to grab.”

“He said it first!” she protested when some members of the audience groaned.

Wolf does not support the idea of impeaching the president, because then we’d have Mike Pence as our POTUS, and Mike Pence is “what happens when Anderson Cooper isn’t gay,” she said.

“I know people really want me to go after Trump,” she said, but had to admit he deserves credit for pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord, after he promised to pull out, which, she said, was “a refreshing quality in a man.” It was just one of several X-rated moments in her 20-something minute long address.

Trump is racist, she said. “He loves white nationalists. Which is a weird term for a Nazi. It’s like calling a pedophile ‘kid friendly,’ or Harvey Weinstein ‘a ladies man.’ Which is not fair; he also likes plants.”
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I love the fact right wing snowflakes and the media are triggered by a comment about Sarah Huckabee Sanders ot by the fact Wolf called her a liar. No one is out there with a straight face trying to defend her integrity
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I love the fact right wing snowflakes and the media are triggered by a comment about Sarah Huckabee Sanders ot by the fact Wolf called her a liar. No one is out there with a straight face trying to defend her integrity
Am I correct in observing that Wolf implied Sanders a typical white racist in her...humor? Why even go there. That seems like a purposeful act, just meant to draw more attention/entertainment value. It's also demeaning to a woman who has come quite far in her life.

So, once again, nothing of actual value here, just more entertainment in an administration that appears to thrive on it.

Hell, maybe the WH did know what Wolf was going to do, and invited her anyway...and the joke is on all of us for talking about it on social media, making this a big deal.
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Some of Wolf's material courtesy of Deadline
That's pretty good stuff, overall.
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Hell, maybe the WH did know what Wolf was going to do, and invited her anyway...and the joke is on all of us for talking about it on social media, making this a big deal.
The White House does not host nor have any control over who speaks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. It is run by an organization of journalists, the White House Correspondents' Association.
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This country will be a better place when people on both sides of the aisle stop using terms like "snowflake" and "safe space."
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The biggest joke was inviting this not-so-funny comedian to the dinner. The joke is on the White House.
Actually, Wolf is extremely funny. Just because he insulted your master, doesn't make it less funny. What I find ironic is that when Trump does it, you guys like him because "he's speaking his mind". When someone else does it to him or his cronies, "well, he/she went over the line and it's unacceptable". It's ridiculous that Wolf is being held at a higher standard than Trump.

And again, it seems the Republicans in the audience (and some of the press too) had some comprehension issues. Wolf didn't make fun of Huckabee's horrific physical attributes. She made fun of how she lies over and over.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Why are you guys making this about Sarah’s looks? I said she burns facts and uses the ash to create a *perfect* smoky eye. I complimented her eye makeup and her ingenuity of materials.<a href="https://t.co/slII9TYdYx">https://t.co/slII9TYdYx</a></p>&mdash; Michelle Wolf (@michelleisawolf) <a href="https://twitter.com/michelleisawolf/status/990610206425042946?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 29, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

At no point has anyone said that anything that Michelle Wolf said last night isn't true. In fact, these assholes are all up in arms because she told it like it is with no filter. Where were all these people when Trump insulted a disabled reporter? Said African countries are shitholes? Didn't give Puerto Rico the necessary help after the hurricanes? Continuously calls Pelosi "Pocanhontas", Hillary "Crooked", Obama "Cheating", and Chuck Todd "Sleepy Eyes"? Again, Trump is the fucking President of the US and he's held at a lower standard than anyone else in this country. Fuck that, fuck him and fuck all his blind followers.
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So Ronny is a top top amazing guy, but will no longer be Trumps doctor!

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