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Old 07-29-19, 04:57 PM
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This is madness, folks.

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Old 07-29-19, 05:15 PM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 3

I once wrote a thing tangentially related to Trump. Someone printed it out, he signed it, and I was emailed a picture of the signature. It was surreal.
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Perfectly reasonable. Obama would have done the same thing. /s

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Surprised he doesn't type it on a manual typewriter and send the carbon copies.


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Of all the crazy shit Trump does, that's not at all weird. Imagine you wrote something in 2010 and a few weeks later got a handwritten note from Barack Obama saying "I saw that thing you wrote and I really liked it." You'd be pleased and proud. This isn't "needless complication" or "technophobe doesn't know how to use like button." This is "egomaniac with cult following strokes the ego of his fans."
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LOL, I wonder if it's too late for them to change cities/venue...

https://twitter.com/pkcapitol/status...83142131146753
he'll cook up some BS excuse to be a no show
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He's a celebrity/president who's giving people autographs based on their tweets. I think that this news organizations is making a mountain out of a molehill.

The irony of Donald Trump’s Twitter dominance is that, apart from his apparent mastery of the microblogging platform, he’s largely a luddite. He doesn’t use a computer, he’s likely never downloaded an app, and, as Politico reported Monday, he does all of his news reading (with the exception of Fox News chyrons) on paper.
If he doesn't use a computer, and "likely never downloaded an app" (based on...?) how does he use Twitter? The article and the tweet gives you the impression that he doesn't know about the "like" button, and instead does this elaborate process. And yet, he's liked tweets made by his family and VP.


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Besides the fact that it is horrible that this asshole is the one signing the bill (which he will take all the credit for), now Donnie is making tasteless jokes too

https://twitter.com/justinbaragona/s...055777280?s=20
Even worse...
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Thanks to Donnie, assholes like Rand Paul feel justified in being publicly racist. Could we do a gofundme for Paul's neighbor so he can beat the shit out of Rand again and we can pay his legal fees?

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He's a celebrity/president who's giving people autographs based on their tweets. I think that this news organizations is making a mountain out of a molehill.



If he doesn't use a computer, and "likely never downloaded an app" (based on...?) how does he use Twitter? The article and the tweet gives you the impression that he doesn't know about the "like" button, and instead does this elaborate process. And yet, he's liked tweets made by his family and VP.
He could just visit Twitter in his phone’s browser.
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He could just visit Twitter in his phone’s browser.
That's possible. But if someone uses Twitter as much as he does, I'd say it's more likely that he has downloaded the app, then claim he the opposite. NY Mag is playing the agist angle and trying to portray him as some senior citizen resorting to Rube Goldberg-like inventions to do simple things when in reality, it's like JasonF said, a way for Trump the celebrity to stroke the ego of his fans by giving them his autograph.
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Repercussions of Trump's rally in NC and his attacks on the congrewomen

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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 3

Originally Posted by Red Hood View Post
Besides the fact that it is horrible that this asshole is the one signing the bill (which he will take all the credit for), now Donnie is making tasteless jokes too

https://twitter.com/justinbaragona/s...055777280?s=20
When I first read the tweet I was shocked that Trump could make such a joke, although not surprised. But watching the video, it’s obvious Trump wasn’t making a joke at all. He probably just noticed that there was a large group about to get on the stage and made a comment. Nothing to be outraged about at all.

Now that “I was at ground zero with the first responders” stuff on the other hand...
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That's possible. But if someone uses Twitter as much as he does, I'd say it's more likely that he has downloaded the app, then claim he the opposite. NY Mag is playing the agist angle and trying to portray him as some senior citizen resorting to Rube Goldberg-like inventions to do simple things when in reality, it's like JasonF said, a way for Trump the celebrity to stroke the ego of his fans by giving them his autograph.
My dad watches Youtube all the time, and he never downloaded the app. I did. I think it's likely a man in his 70s didn't actually download anything.
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Wait a second, I thought Trump’s economy was the best in the history of the world? Or does Trump assume Baltimore is a foreign country...like Puerto Rico?
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He's a celebrity/president who's giving people autographs based on their tweets.
Sure, but... celebrity autographs are usually requested by the person receiving them, whether that's standing in front of the celebrity with a pen and paper (or cleavage!), or mailing a letter to them, or approaching them at a convention or whatever. Those are solicited, but what he's doing is unsolicited autographs, which is very strange behavior. It's like when Apple put U2 on everyone's iTunes accounts. Sure, it was no big deal in the grand scheme of things, but it was pretty fucking presumptuous of both Apple and U2 to assume everyone wanted that shit* album on their accounts.

I think that this news organizations is making a mountain out of a molehill.
How many molehills do you need to make a mountain?


If he doesn't use a computer, and "likely never downloaded an app" (based on...?) how does he use Twitter? The article and the tweet gives you the impression that he doesn't know about the "like" button, and instead does this elaborate process. And yet, he's liked tweets made by his family and VP.
I think you're misunderstanding what folks have been saying. He's probably got the app on there, but he's probably NOT the one who installed it and set up his own account.
They're not saying he doesn't know what the "like" button does; they're saying he has a whole process set up where, if he presses that little heart (or indicates that he "likes" a tweet some other way), some lackey at the white house has to print off a copy of the tweet, bring it to him, have him sign it, then send it off to whoever wrote it.
It's fuckin' weird, my dude. That's it.



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Old 07-30-19, 09:02 AM
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Wait a second, I thought Trump’s economy was the best in the history of the world? Or does Trump assume Baltimore is a foreign country...like Puerto Rico?
Unemployment rate in MD-07 (Cummings' district) - 6.2%
Unemployment rate in KY-05 (96% white, went 80% for Trump) - 8.4%

(Data are from the 2017 ACS)
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What the fuck does this even mean? Is he trying to crack jokes like Huckabee?

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I know it's already been said many times, many ways, but holy shit our president is a fucking idiot...

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Well he got the "I know nothing" part spot on
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And, I swear, his hyperbole is giving me cancer!
He can't just be "not racist", he has to be the LEAST racist person ANYWHERE.

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What like the back of a Volkswagen?
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https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...01546008469504

What like the back of a Volkswagen?
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“The African American people” are burning up the phone lines of the White House.
This is definitely a true thing that is happening.



"Mr. President, the African American Community is on line 1."
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