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Poor Donald

Written By: - Date published: 8:57 am, April 29th, 2017 - 26 comments
Categories: us politics - Tags: ,

This probably won’t come as a surprise to to anyone who has been paying attention – ‘I thought being president would be easier’: Trump’s Reuters interview highlights:

“I loved my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier. You’re really into your own little cocoon, because you have such massive protection that you really can’t go anywhere. I like to drive. I can’t drive any more.”

Poor Donald. Poor us:

“It’s a possibility, we’re talking to both. It’s a possibility, but I want to see peace with Israel and the Palestinians. There is no reason there’s not peace between Israel and the Palestinians – none whatsoever.”

Unbelievable.

26 comments on “Poor Donald”

    • And Netanyahu does not want peace. He ignores U.N. resolutions on settlements and attacks anyone who tries to meet with Palestinian officials. No hope for Palestine with a twit like him leading Israel.

  1. joe90 2

    heh

    My friend Jeanne just sent me the following email.

    Trump’s 100 days have been terrible even President William Henry Harrison had a better first 100 days and he was dead for 69 of them.

    http://juanitajean.com/short-and-sweet/

  2. Draco T Bastard 3

    I loved my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life.

    And another idiot finds out that being a public servant is actually harder than working in the private sector.

    There is no reason there’s not peace between Israel and the Palestinians – none whatsoever.

    Well, for starters there was the invasion of Palestine by the Jews and then there’s the ongoing oppression of the Palestinians by the Jews.

    And lets not forget the injustice caused when the Anglo-Saxons and Europeans decided to give Palestine to the Jews against all morality and the wishes of the Palestinians.

    So, yeah, I’d say that there’s lots of reasons why there isn’t peace between the Jews and the Palestinians.

    • mary_a 3.1

      @ Draco T Bastard (3) …
      100% credit for speaking the truth. Well said.

    • Mrs Brillo 3.2

      There’s a distinction between decision making in the public vs private sectors.

      Private sector decision making is binary – something either makes money or it doesn’t. Pretty easy.

      Public sector decision making, however, is more complex and nuanced as so many factors have to be balanced, and the equality issues the decisions must encompass can come as a shock to people who have never had to contemplate them.

      Trump must be facing a learning curve that is more like a sheer cliff face. And I can’t see much sign of him being capable of learning – or even of shutting up long enough to listen to another viewpoint.

  3. timeforacupoftea 4

    The Obumers love answering the doorbell now says Mrs O, our dogs had never heard a doorbell before.

    In the ODT this morning I read the above but it is not word for word.
    It is a pretty sad life living in the Whitehouse.

  4. joe90 5

    Whatever this lunatic is getting ready to do, it won’t be good.

    There’s a chance that we could end up having a major, major, conflict with North Korea, absolutely.

    • yep the mango arsee WANTS war and he will get it – I hope all of his fawning fans are clocking on their selfish bile watching their commander in chief get ready to fuck over some poor country and people to create more money for himself and his backers.

      • joe90 5.1.1

        Like any half decent mobster he’s ginned things up, demanded protection money and topped it off with an extortion threat .

        U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday he will either renegotiate or terminate what he called a “horrible” free trade deal with South Korea and said Seoul should pay for a U.S. anti-missile system that he priced at $1 billion.

        In an interview with Reuters, Trump called the five-year-old trade pact with South Korea “unacceptable” and said it would be targeted for renegotiation after his administration completes a revamp of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Canada and Mexico.

        http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-southkorea-exclusive-idUSKBN17U09M

        • marty mars 5.1.1.1

          Yep if I was sitting in south korea I would be worried simply because trump doesn’t give a flying about them and I’m sure he’ll accept a few broken eggs (read countries) to make that omelet he wants.

  5. red-blooded 6

    This is quite a succinct (and entertaining) summary – lots of comments and counter-comments (“I never said…”) from the great man himself:
    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2017/apr/26/donald-trump-first-100-days-office-in-four-minutes-video

  6. North 7

    I’d hate to be Donald Trump right now…….or ever of course.

    Imagine the permanent sense of grievance he must feel. Even shitting his pants sometimes (early morning tweets might reflect that). Spoilt child thought he could bring Trump Tower rules to Washington DC and he’d do it with his eyes shut……..yeah……..majority in both houses. Who’d beiieve that on the performance ?

  7. lloyd 8

    I want to know what drugs he is on

  8. Andre 9

    Being a whiny-boy raises the odds he’ll quit before his term is up. But I’m still thinking it’s most likely he’ll be impeached as soon as enough Repugs decide he’s too big a risk to their personal political futures.

  9. joe90 11

    Sounds…

    “Our goal is not regime change,” Tillerson said, nor does the U.S. want to destabilize the region.

    However, he stressed the need for action.

    “In light of the growing threat, the time has come for all of us to put new pressure on North Korea to abandon its dangerous path,” he said. “I urge this Council to act before North Korea does”

    http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/sec-tillerson-un-security-council-act-north-korea-does-n752471

    ….familiar.

    What you will see is an accumulation of facts and disturbing patterns of behavior. The facts on Iraqis’ behavior – Iraq’s behavior demonstrate that Saddam Hussein and his regime have made no effort – no effort – to disarm as required by the international community. Indeed, the facts and Iraq’s behavior show that Saddam Hussein and his regime are concealing their efforts to produce more weapons of mass destruction.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2003/feb/05/iraq.usa

  10. joe90 12

    There goes any chance of reproductive autonomy.

    Charmaine Yoest, the former president and CEO of anti-abortion group Americans United for Life, has been tapped to be the assistant secretary of public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, the White House announced on Friday.

    […]

    As a top communications staffer at HHS, Yoest will be instrumental in shaping the public persona of an agency that oversees a number of programs that enable reproductive healthcare, including contraception. These include Medicaid—which many low-income women use to obtain non-abortion services at Planned Parenthood—and the Title X family planning program, which offers grants to states to help subsidize the cost of non-abortion services such as contraception, cervical cancer screenings, STI testing, and other medical procedures for low-income men and women.

    http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/04/trump-names-anti-abortion-activist-top-healthcare-post

    • Sabine 12.1

      well i think the last year has shown that the rights of women to reproductive care are easily thrown under the bus in order to call in the revolution.

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charmaine_Yoest

      Maybe the idjit would have less to whinge about if he would surround himself with people who want to run government for all instead of governing and regulating the reproductive organs of women.

  11. joe90 13

    Three times married serial adulterer and member of three different parties declares loyalty day.

    President Donald Trump on Friday proclaimed May 1 as ‘Loyalty Day’ as a way to “recognize and reaffirm our allegiance to the principles” upon which America was built and express pride in those ideals, according to a release of the proclamation from the White House.

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/04/28/trump-proclaims-may-1-as-loyalty-day.html

    ( yes, it’s a thing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loyalty_Day )

    • Draco T Bastard 13.1

      “recognize and reaffirm our allegiance to the principles” upon which America was built and express pride in those ideals

      So that would be the principles of:

      1. Slavery
      2. War
      3. Robbery
      4. Invasion
      5. Economic enslavement
      6. War
      7. Kicking people when they’re down
      8. War
      9. Robbery

      And that’s just what they do to their own people.

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