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Trump lashes out at Michelle Obama after convention takedown

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Anyone surprised?

4 ( +7 / -3 )

Just had to laugh when I heard MO speech, she could have swapped Trump for Biden and it'd be more truthful.

he's had more than enough time, LOL Biden has had 4 decades, and two terms as VP, look where that got USA.

care about all the children, LOL she meant the 'little black' and 'little brown' girls that Biden refers to. Imagine if Trump had said it, the media would have called it out as racist.

if things can get worse, LOL it was getting worse and worse under Obama and Biden.

The only thing the Dems got going for them is the Trump division and seemingly poor response to covid. But she had nothing to say about these things, trying to hide the fact Biden couldn't rein in his goons.

I thought Biden would get in for sure, not so sure now...

-14 ( +5 / -19 )

"I thought it was a very divisive speech, extremely divisive," Trump told reporters

Says Trump, the mild mannered unifier.

14 ( +17 / -3 )

What a massive pillock.

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Plain and simple, Trump can't stand the idea of an intelligent, strong black woman standing up to him. And everytime someone who is minority, female, or a minority female, calls him out on his stupendous failures and inadequacies, he resorts to third grade taunts. Nasty... mean... angry... Mommy, she was mean to me!

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I don't even know who she was talking to? She's just upset that kids can have a milkshake and fries at school instead of boiled carrots and whole wheat bread.

-5 ( +5 / -10 )

This is only the beginning of ugly. Can't wait for the quicksand.

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It is only natural that Michelle would defend her husbands legacy, or what little legacy he has left.

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Jill Biden, the candidate's wife, is also scheduled to speak along with New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a rising star in the progressive wing of the party.

Former President Obama will speak on Wednesday along with 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Biden's running mate, California Senator Kamala Harris.

Not going to be a good week for Republican’s blood pressure levels.

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@kurisupisu

Better than a jail I suppose.

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if things can get worse, LOL it was getting worse and worse under Obama and Biden.

Totally divorced from any form of reality.

I don’t see much to laugh about either.

2 ( +7 / -5 )

Trump like his followers (fractals off the old block) attack anyone who disagrees with them, and even more viciously attack people of color, women, and especially women of color.

4 ( +11 / -7 )

Trumps fear of women is troubling must have been something in his childhood.

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Happy Talk is not a reflection of reality. There was nothing, apart from Mrs Obama, that was especially compelling or interesting or inspirational. If you are a partisan Democrat of course you are going to feel differently because partisans do not allow for skepticism within the ranks. This is why we got Trump to begin with because this is what brought us Hillary as a candidate. Most of us who want Trump removed asap are not partisan Democrats. We dont wish to drink the Kool Aid…but finding ourselves in the position of having to drink the Kool Aid this november we would prefer it to be Blue not Red. For many however, your party needs to make a far more compelling case than simply showing up and thinking that is enough. It wont be.

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@ onedrago

I have to agree but I'd go with both parties their. Surely these can't be the best candidates in a population of over 300 million people

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"Frankly, I would not even be here if it wasn't for Barack Obama," he said. "I would be building buildings someplace and having a good time."

Translated into the truth:

Frankly, I would not even be here if it weren't for my racist dog whistles and the Democratic Party's neglect of America's forgotten white blue-collar workers. I would be bankrupting businesses all over America and beyond and having a better time than I am now as Potus. (truth is I LOVE the attention, but the job sucks)

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I cannot wait for Melania to plagiarize Michelle Obama's exact speech at the RNC Convention like last time.

trump will resort to identity politics by calling all women of color not a trump fan in politics "nasty and horrible". He will continue to attack MO, the Squad, and now Kamala until election.

Then trump's response will be to pardon Susan B. Anthony to get the surburban White moms on his side.

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yeah a video taped a week ago that doesnt even speak of Kamala Harris at all.

Total takedown. or not.

-9 ( +2 / -11 )

she was found to have lied about her kids in cages line.

Remember the supposedly clever Obama line, you didnt build that? Well, he sure built those cages.

You cant takedown someone if your main point is a lie.

https://apnews.com/2663c84832a13cdd7a8233becfc7a5f3

But what she did not say is that the very same “cages” were built and used in her husband’s administration, for the same purpose of holding migrant kids temporarily.

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"I thought it was a very divisive speech, extremely divisive,"

Kettle, meet pot. I can't recall any speech made by .45 that wasn't divisive in the last 2 yrs.

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@ black

If you cancel speeches because of lies then I think your man Trump may have been muted for these past 4 years

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but we are talking about what Michelle Obama said, unfortunately. It was fact checked as false.

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It was fact checked as false.

So fact checking is ok now? Cool.

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Q. Why is "THE ART OF THE DEAL" thicker than Michelle Obama's autobiography?

A. It has six Chapter 11s.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trump:_The_Art_of_the_Deal

https://www.uscourts.gov/services-forms/bankruptcy/bankruptcy-basics/chapter-11-bankruptcy-basics

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The only time Michelle Obama seems to have any joy is when she is lecturing the American people about how much we disappoint her and dont meet her and Barack's standards as Americans.

-14 ( +2 / -16 )

*Michelle is wrong.

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The only time Michelle Obama seems to have any joy is when she is lecturing the American people about how much we disappoint her and dont meet her and Barack's standards as Americans.

Sour grapes methinks. Adjunct professor of Constitutional law, former state legislator and US Senator. What are your bond fides?

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The only time Michelle Obama seems to have any joy is when she is lecturing the American people about how much we disappoint her and dont meet her and Barack's standards as Americans.

Funny considering she, and her husband, are still more popular than the current con man in office.

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YouTube Biden on building a wall and how he was really into it a few years back. Fast forward to today on how Biden says there should be no border walls built. WTF? 47 years of flip flopping. Even Obama discouraged him to run for President in 2016. It won't happen.

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Fox News heaps praise on Michelle Obama’s DNC speech: 'She really flayed, sliced and diced Donald Trump'

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/fox-news-heaps-praise-michelle-obama-dnc-speech-she-really-flayed-sliced-diced-donald-trump-064818658.html

“You’ve just got the sense that when you talk about authenticity, she has it in spades,” Perino said. “She has that voice, she has clarity and she knows what she’s out there wanting to do. And she was trying to get everybody to really focus, and then she had a call to action: Ask for your ballot tonight. I think that the DNC, if they look over the course of the night, the first virtual convention of our history, I think they would say that Michelle Obama stuck the landing.”

Oh, my...............

7 ( +8 / -1 )

Trump like his followers (fractals off the old block)

As well as new...

attack anyone who disagrees with them, and even more viciously attack people of color, women, and especially women of color.

Ok, so you’re saying Michelle should be off limits because she’s black? Well, then Michelle shouldn’t attack Trump because he’s a senior citizen.

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Ok, so you’re saying Michelle should be off limits because she’s black?

That’s not what was said. What was said was “even more viciously...”

Argue and debate that’s fine. Treating differently because of any demographic reason is not fine.

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We already had 8 years of "Barack and Michelle's America".

All it led to is by the end of his time, the worst racial division in decades followed by 8 years of Trump as President. Congratulations, I guess?

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That’s not what was said. What was said was “even more viciously...” 

Argue and debate that’s fine. Treating differently because of any demographic reason is not fine.

But liberals be as outraged if Michelle were white or a man? So what are the rules when you engage Michelle? Someone please elaborate.

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Could the US electorate not be experiencing, politically, Déjà vu.

Former President Obama will speak on Wednesday along with 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Biden's running mate, California Senator Kamala Harris.

Michelle Obama…..

"Whenever we look to this White House for some leadership, or consolation, or any semblance of steadiness, what we get instead is chaos, division and a total and utter lack of empathy," she said.

"Donald Trump is the wrong president for our country, he (Trump) has had more than enough time to prove that he can do the job, but he is clearly in over his head. He cannot meet this moment."

………………………………

After a night of hard-hitting attacks on Trump from Michelle Obama, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and others, including several Republicans, the convention is to feature remarks on Tuesday by two former presidents -- Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton.

Jill Biden, the candidate's wife, is also scheduled to speak along with New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a rising star in the progressive wing of the party.

So, after all this chastisement, admonishment, unabated bitterness, sheer hostility/resentment, peppered with outright bile/venom.

The antidote, the remedy that will unite a broken society, the person that has the where with all to transform political water into wine, in essence The Democrats perverbal Obi-Wan Kenobi, bringing balance to the force is 77-year-old Joe Biden?

And the sponsors for this revelatory Road to Damascus moment, are none other than Michelle/ Barrack Obama, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, Jimmy Carter, Hillary/Bill Clinton, plus every Hollywood Celebrity you can wave a stick at.

Has it never occurred that the political system, the Electoral process that invariably regurgitates the usual suspects, politically, are responsible for Donald Trump ascension to high office?

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@Black

All it led to is by the end of his time, the worst racial division in decades followed by 8 years of Trump as President. Congratulations, I guess?

There are your alternative facts then there is reality................

Just How Divided Are Americans Since Trump’s Election?

https://www.history.com/news/just-how-divided-are-americans-since-trumps-election

Recent polls have confirmed that Americans are feeling bitterly split. A Gallup poll conducted just after the 2016 presidential election found 77 percent of Americans see the country as “greatly divided when it comes to the most important values,” up from 66 percent in 2012. A Washington Post-University of Maryland poll, conducted nine months into Trump’s presidency, found that seven in 10 Americans think the nation’s political divisions are as bad as during the Vietnam War.

Oh, my..................

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so a poll "just after the 2016 election" indicates the results of the Obama administration, as Trump wasnt President yet.

Im not sure quote that means what you think it did. that 77% at the end of Obama actually belongs to Obama and his "legacy". up from 66% in his first term in 2012.

If it was 70% after 9 months in to the Trump presidency, that is actually less than 77% when he was elected, right?

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Oh my God, someone supposedly smiled and nodded in agreement, without evidence.

Is Trump being sued? nope. why not?

Now back to the speaker at the convention tonight, Bill Clinton, with pictures as proof.

*Trump, according to the suit against Epstein’s estate, “smiled and nodded in agreement.”*

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But liberals be as outraged if Michelle were white or a man?

Fair question. If it ever happened we might know the answer?

So what are the rules when you engage Michelle? 

Same as the rules for anybody you wouldn’t be racist or sexist toward.

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@Black

Oh my God, someone supposedly smiled and nodded in agreement, without evidence.

Is Trump being sued? nope. why not?

So now you are doubting the 14-year-old victim?

Now back to the speaker at the convention tonight, Bill Clinton, with pictures as proof.

Or we can stay on the person (trump) actually running for re-election as President of the United States who was the best of friends with the accused pedophile!

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@Black

so a poll "just after the 2016 election" indicates the results of the Obama administration, as Trump wasnt President yet.

Im not sure quote that means what you think it did. that 77% at the end of Obama actually belongs to Obama and his "legacy". up from 66% in his first term in 2012.

If it was 70% after 9 months in to the Trump presidency, that is actually less than 77% when he was elected, right?

Once again you fail at your attempt to logically debate. The latest poll was conducted Nov. 9-13 after a contentious presidential campaign involving the two of the least popular candidates in postwar U.S. history, and as protests erupted nationwide in response to Donald Trump's victory.

Trump didn't run against Obama even though he has been failing in comparison.

Try again!

5 ( +7 / -2 )

We already had 8 years of "Barack and Michelle's America".

All it led to is by the end of his time, the worst racial division in decades followed by 8 years of Trump as President. 

The racial division was caused by people like Donald Trump who couldn't stand the idea of a colored person as POTUS. You do remember the birther stuff, don't you? And please spare us the "it was Hillary's idea". Trump ran with it for five years. It's what kickstarted his campaign.

I don't remember Obama calling white people (or anybody!) "dogs" or "rapists" or "losers" or "nasty".

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She's just upset that kids can have a milkshake and fries at school instead of boiled carrots and whole wheat bread.

OMG. What a despicable person, advocating for healthy food in schools.

You know, I've actually never heard Trump fans express any other reason for their hatred of Michelle Obama than this. They'll never tell you their real reason.

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She's just upset that kids can have a milkshake and fries at school instead of boiled carrots and whole wheat bread.

I am, too. I want children to have healthy food. Why do you want our kids fat and diseased?

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The racial division was caused by people like Donald Trump who couldn't stand the idea of a colored person as POTUS.

No, the division was caused by the Obama admin. that allowed for reverse discrimination and the cancel culture to take root.

You do remember the birther stuff, don't you?

The one that John Podesta kickstarted, of course.

I don't remember Obama calling white people (or anybody!) "dogs" or "rapists" or "losers" or "nasty".

Obama called out people clinging to their Guns and religion basically making fun of people (whites) as being nuts for believing in God and the second amendment, but what about blacks that believe in God and guns? No mention about that.

-8 ( +1 / -9 )

OMG. What a despicable person, advocating for healthy food in schools.

Food that No one wanted. 

You know, I've actually never heard Trump fans express any other reason for their hatred of Michelle Obama than this. They'll never tell you their real reason.

Not because she's black, I know liberals want to tie it to race, but sorry, that dog don't hunt. The woman is a hypocrite and a second backup mic mouthpiece for Obama, always trying to tell people what to do, how to live, what to eat as if she is the authority of moral ethics. This is why a lot of people don't like her.

-8 ( +1 / -9 )

Food that No one wanted. 

Healthy food is good food. "I don't want to eat my vegetables" is childish. Not teaching children healthy eating habits and impulse control can lead to a number of serious health problems later on in life, including heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and voting GOP.

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Big Mike - people either love him or loathe him.

-7 ( +0 / -7 )

Healthy food is good food. "I don't want to eat my vegetables" is childish. Not teaching children healthy eating habits and impulse control can lead to a number of serious health problems later on in life, including heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and voting GOP.

Well, as a parent and as someone that comes from a very large family, it doesn't always work like that. You can teach kids from early on what to eat and kids will still usually gravitate towards foods that are more palatable to their taste buds, for most people your body will tell you what it wants and as children mature their tastes often change dramatically. Voting for Democrats means more intrusion and more lecturing as how people should live and should conduct their lives. You want to drink and smoke and eat burgers, your right, do as you please and it's none of my business, just don't ask me to pay your medical bills, but under a Democrat regime, they still want you to pay for everyone else's healthcare, No thank you!

-8 ( +1 / -9 )

Just what do the righties have against this lady?

Is she too blunt, too blithe, too bland....

Must be something else....

5 ( +6 / -1 )

Just what do the righties have against this lady?

Is she too blunt, too blithe, too bland....

Must be something else....

Oh right. The “something else” the leftists love to imply everytime theres legitimate criticism of one of their plastic darlings.

-9 ( +0 / -9 )

Oh right. The “something else” the leftists love to imply everytime theres legitimate criticism of one of their plastic darlings.

So calling her ‘Big Mike’, a trash right meme, is ‘legitimate criticism’?

Keep up the good work. I’m learning so much about what constitutes legitimate criticism.

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Donald Trump is the wrong president for our country," 

No, but her husband was. 

Poor old Barak. Not much of a legacy beyond a few platitudes and tons of bombs dropped. What did he achieve, actually?

-8 ( +2 / -10 )

Is she too blunt, too blithe, too bland....

Try too fake, too hypocritical, too full of it...

-9 ( +0 / -9 )

She famously hates politics. 

Then why did she make this speech for the DNC convention? Strange...

Another question. Why didn't she mention even once Biden's team choosing a woman of color, Kamala Harris for VP? Strange...

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

She famously hates politics. 

And if you believe that you’ll believe...oh, I see.

-7 ( +0 / -7 )

Poor old Barak. Not much of a legacy beyond a few platitudes and tons of bombs dropped. What did he achieve, actually?

He achieved a Nobel Peace Prize for droning civilians in a bunch of countries.

Go figure.

So, Trump is in over his head, eh, Michelle? But Biden, who doesn't even know where he is, won't be? Give me a break.

-7 ( +1 / -8 )

As far as I can read up to now, the more focused criticism of Michelle Obama is that she promoted healthy eating among kids and that she is really a man.

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Michelle's just mad because Trump undid a lot of her husband's mistakes.

-6 ( +1 / -7 )

It is only natural that Michelle would defend her husbands legacy, or what little legacy he has left.

compared to Trumps legacy, impeached president, leading the worst recession in 90yrs, record number of job losses 40 million , record number of American civilians deaths 170000 and counting Record stock market losses over $10trillion, record 1st term deficit over $5trillion. All this within 4yrs, yep thats one legacy that'll be hard to beat

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compared to Trumps legacy, impeached president, leading the worst recession in 90yrs,

But before April he created one of the best economies since the 50's.

record number of job losses 40 million , record number of American civilians deaths 170000 and counting Record stock market losses over $10trillion, record 1st term deficit over $5trillion.

Thank China for that

All this within 4yrs, yep thats one legacy that'll be hard to beat

If liberals just want to focus on the pencil dot on the A3 paper, sure.

-6 ( +1 / -7 )

As things are now Trump will walk back in and Republicans will retain the Senate.

Trump will use his private militia to shut down crucial voting places in blue districts in swing states. USPS will also be tampered with to restrict voting. He has no agenda or policies that he cares about but he does like to win. He has deliberately made the corona virus worse so as to create more chaos and make people scared of going out to vote.

Voter turnout will be 10-20% down on 2016 and the results will be the same.

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