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Trump faces backlash for removing mask on return to White House

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...so what?

-13 ( +7 / -20 )

He's still infectious and in the middle of the disease so he should take it easy for a bit.

9 ( +15 / -6 )

Backlash from whom? His millions of alt-left haters? Us regular people couldn't care less if he removes his mask.

-19 ( +10 / -29 )

He is merely continuing his dialogue that Covid is nothing to worry about combined with trying to give the impression that he is strong.  Reality is this is a fool telling his fellow citizens to not worry about a pandemic -- that has killed some 210,000 Americans, sickened 7.4 million, because he is fine.  His symbolically pulling of his mask is a message to his supporters, many who believe that Covid is a hoax.  He does not care if they die as long as they vote for him before they do.  I struggle to think of words that can describe one of the most repulsive people ever to walk on this planet.  God,  is this a test of our belief in decent humanity?

17 ( +25 / -8 )

he's trying to cheat COVID, he's cheated everything else

7 ( +16 / -9 )

"I'm better, and maybe I'm immune - I don't know," he added, flanked by American flags

or, maybe he never had it?

but if he did, I guess the mask and quarantining aren't necessary either?

-3 ( +8 / -11 )

More liberal whining.again...

-18 ( +9 / -27 )

if after 4 years you aren't able to look past trump's personality to understand the bigger picture of what is going on, then don't worry... you still have 4 more years to figure it out

-7 ( +9 / -16 )

He has gone from orange to blue. Does he really have it or is he taking colloidal silver?

7 ( +14 / -7 )

Libs should be careful, The world has warmed up to Trump since he got sick. He could very well get the sympathy vote and win the election.

-14 ( +7 / -21 )

bass4funkToday  02:46 pm JST

More liberal whining.again...

More whining about liberals from you, mixed with North Korean-style brown-nosing of Donald Trump. All day, every day.

13 ( +20 / -7 )

He is merely continuing his dialogue that Covid...

Surely you mean monologue. He wouldn't know a dialogue if it bit him on the backside.

19 ( +20 / -1 )

He been facing a backlash over the last 3 1/2 years. The liberal mob cannot seem to figure out why their agenda is not working.

-14 ( +3 / -17 )

yakyakToday  03:04 pm JST

He been facing a backlash over the last 3 1/2 years. The liberal mob cannot seem to figure out why their agenda is not working.

Well, it is very, very hard to see what anyone could find even remotely attractive or appealing about Donald Trump. I suppose right-leaning people who are either very stupid, gullible or in the pay of his rich backers (he doesn't seem to have much money himself) might see it differently.

12 ( +15 / -3 )

I'm sure a lot of that backlash is coming from families of loved ones who were infected and died. Death by a pandemic such as COVID-19 is a lonely and sad way to die. You can't even say goodbye to them and often times to keep others from being infected are quickly cremated or prepared for burial. Yet, Trump is being very flippant about it.

https://www.yahoo.com/gma/slap-face-families-covid-19-030443232.html

10 ( +12 / -2 )

Basically, Trump is like a loaded gun, by taking off his mask and potentially exposing many staff located near him. I think if any of them are thereafter diagnosed with the virus, they should have a right to sue him for negligence.

14 ( +16 / -2 )

Libs should be careful, The world has warmed up to Trump since he got sick. He could very well get the sympathy vote and win the election.

Ridiculous!

What part of the world your talking about? Most of the world feels little sympathy and views Trump’s wound as self inflicted.

Even a large number on the fringe of the cult are beginning to see the reality of things and are moving away.

11 ( +12 / -1 )

He can take off his mask so long as no one is within 1 meter of him.

-9 ( +1 / -10 )

Trump is a the super spreader of all super spreaders. He has allowed the virus to take over the USA. Even allowed it to infect him so he could personally spread the disease to others.

Backlash from whom? His millions of alt-left haters? Us regular people couldn't care less if he removes his mask.

If some of the 210,000 dead were still alive, maybe from them. Many of them believed the virus was a hoax as Trump called it.

10 ( +11 / -1 )

"Sometimes when you're five days in you're going to have a reversal ... It's unlikely that it will happen, but they need to be heads-up(alert) for it."

This sounds a bit like an ominous message...

5 ( +5 / -0 )

Don’t worry. He’s toast.

6 ( +9 / -3 )

"I'm better, and maybe I'm immune - I don't know,"

"Don't let it dominate you. Don't be afraid of it,"

How about telling this to those who have lost loved ones due to the virus.

Tell them right in their face and see what their reactions will be.

But of course he won't do this, the sissy-in-chief. Hiding once again.

12 ( +14 / -2 )

Get well soon.

-10 ( +1 / -11 )

Libs should be careful, The world has warmed up to Trump since he got sick. He could very well get the sympathy vote and win the election.

Agreed. No one should be relaxing until he is gone from the White House. And I don't mean when he loses the election. I mean when he is literally GONE from the White House. Then we have a party, a short break, and go right back to being on our guard again. Crooked politics never rests you know.

10 ( +11 / -1 )

Vote him out. Time to put this failure behind us and move forward.

8 ( +10 / -2 )

I hope, when he's prosecuted for all his other crimes next year after losing office, that he is also charged with the attempted murder of those around him in the White House, because that is what he is doing with his most reckless stunt to date. Heck, even Melania refused his little joyride out of consideration for staff. This guy? proving again he not only hasn't learned from the Covid-19 contraction of his own making, but that he is RELISHING how he can dupe his supporters over it.

9 ( +11 / -2 )

Listen to the scientists. Wear a mask! 210,000 dead and counting so far on Trump’s watch.

6 ( +8 / -2 )

I struggle to think of words that can describe one of the most repulsive people ever to walk on this planet. God, is this a test of our belief in decent humanity?

Trump, a man who received a level of medical care and automatic access to medications that virtually no-one else on Earth could expect, all for a disease he doesn't even believe is serious, at least when it comes to other people, is trying to posture and BS his way out of his situation before he even knows what the outcome is going to be for him. And his followers swallow all of it and turn it into a d*ck swinging competition, bragging that their man is recovering not so much because of that very special care and attention he's received but rather because he's just so much tougher than 210,000 dead Americans, many of whose deaths are down to his own ongoing abdication of leadership when it comes to his fellow Americans, not to mention the 1 million plus inhabitants of the word dead so far from Covid-19.

All just weaklings, according to his acolytes, when compared to The Man.

So is it a test of our belief in decent humanity? For sure it is, at least for that purblind part of it that seems to be incapable of recognising just how low this President has brought them.

9 ( +10 / -1 )

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