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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #1410 on: May 22, 2020, 07:12:16 PM »
(topic was Biden's recent "you ain't black" if you vote for Trump remarks)



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I just saw the comment he made finally. Jesus Christ. He needs to be prescribed a buffet of drugs. But maybe he's already on them and that's the problem.

I still stand by my trump landslide prediction. If it was '08 Biden things would be different.
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #1411 on: May 22, 2020, 08:27:12 PM »
This fellow's doing a fine job describing "Critical Social Justice", sometimes merely by accurately restating its claims:


https://twitter.com/ConceptualJames/status/1263884186450104320


https://twitter.com/ConceptualJames/status/1263943447263797248

(Reminded of the South Park episode on Scientology.)
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #1412 on: May 23, 2020, 09:42:59 AM »
I've spent plenty of time studying that case and STILL think picking either side is utterly moronic.

Nah, it's pretty linear and simple. Ask anyone who thinks so.

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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #1413 on: May 24, 2020, 02:07:03 AM »
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #1414 on: May 25, 2020, 04:04:08 AM »
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #1415 on: May 25, 2020, 06:56:43 AM »
I think our doom is sealed at this point. After the super-duper dumb as hell "then you ain't black" comment, which honestly outshines any of the dumbest things Trump has ever said, I think his only way forward is panderingly clear. To have a black VP = Stacey Abrams.

And to be entirely honest, I'd prefer to say "President Oprah Winfrey" than "President Stacey Abrams".

But you read all the media stories that seem to paint a picture of Biden being the clear front-runner and a the overwhelming favorite. I think these assholes are telling it like they WISH it was, not how it REALLY IS (much like 4 years ago just prior to the election).
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« Reply #1416 on: May 25, 2020, 06:37:52 PM »
Some hypocritical messaging from Trump and the new WH Press Secretary. Check out the two embedded Twitter videos. They're both pretty short:

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/kayleigh-mcenany-trump-barack-obama-golfing-covid-19_n_5ecae75ac5b6065ca9f094c2
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #1417 on: May 25, 2020, 07:37:06 PM »
The Babylon bee is overdue for an article enlightening us about the opposing party and media using golfing to cut down the sitting president.
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #1418 on: May 25, 2020, 08:36:50 PM »
Some hypocritical messaging from Trump and the new WH Press Secretary. Check out the two embedded Twitter videos. They're both pretty short:

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/kayleigh-mcenany-trump-barack-obama-golfing-covid-19_n_5ecae75ac5b6065ca9f094c2

Goodness. Out of all the atrocities every president has been responsible for, HuffPo (being so desperate to bash the new press secretary) focuses on fuck ups related to who is golfing at the time. There are much more important mistakes Trump (and every other president in modern history) has made. Once i feel more motivated I'm sure HuffPo and many other news outlets will be featured in the fake news thread.
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« Reply #1419 on: Today at 12:47:41 AM »
It doesn't matter what the topic is/was, it's about the hypocrisy. Trump going golfing right now doesn't seem like a big deal to me, but he, and his current press secretary, made a big deal about Obama doing it when he was in office, and under circumstances that weren't even remotely as historic as those we've been experiencing lately.
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