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Trump makes 1st public appearance since his hospital stay

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Selfish idiot. No other way to describe it.

17 ( +28 / -11 )

Trump continues to destroy the norms that allow our country to be a vibrant democratic republic.

Why not take this opportunity to address how serious COVID is and that people should listen to the experts? Why not take this opportunity to denounce right-wing terrorists? Why use the WH for campaigning?

10 ( +21 / -11 )

Quarantine Trump. 214,000 dead Americans, 7,700,000+ sick from Covid45, Trump's economy continuing to hurt millions of Americans, a country more divided than any time in modern history along class and race lines.

11 ( +22 / -11 )

Honestly, it's still hard to believe this man could be the President of a local stamp collecting club, let alone the United States. It's sad.

Whilst he has COVID19, and 58,000 new cases appear in the US today, he says it is disappearing. He will literally say anything, it doesn't really matter to him. He has contempt for his country and the people in it, it's all over him.

18 ( +27 / -9 )

He's going out like Adolf Hitler - in the bunker pumped full of drugs.

9 ( +20 / -11 )

I like that smirk of his. Is like giving the finger to the virus and the democrats that they have nothing on him.

The spanish flu killed more anyway. We humanity will prevail as we always had.

-18 ( +13 / -31 )

He has real fighting spirit and unfortunately will win. Even if he doesn’t win in the ballots, he won’t give up the presidency.

-20 ( +5 / -25 )

Aah, Il Duce reincarnated right down to the speech on the balcony! The U.S. is suffering not only from the 'Rona but also Trumpism, both lethal.

14 ( +21 / -7 )

I can hear the voices of American children in the future asking their parents: "What in the heck were you thinking back then?"

10 ( +17 / -7 )

Irresponsible and criminal!!!

10 ( +20 / -10 )

What in the heck were you thinking back then?"

We elected a clown and he made the country his joke!!!

13 ( +21 / -8 )

looks like a winner to me

-13 ( +6 / -19 )

How sad the media commentary around Trump contracting Covid. Little sympathy, virtually hoping for His death.

Politics aside, we ought to be sympatic when someone gets sick and glad when they recover no matter who they are.

-16 ( +3 / -19 )

Trump 2020!

-19 ( +5 / -24 )

At least Biden doesn't promote injecting Mr. Clean to treat CV. But the Michigan Militias will fight for Trump and protect the WH in case Trump loses, so he will never leave

0 ( +6 / -6 )

How sad the media commentary around Trump contracting Covid. Little sympathy, virtually hoping for His death.

Examples?

10 ( +12 / -2 )

Selfish idiot. No other way to describe it.

Yes, how dare he defy an overhyped media scare leftist scare tactic! How dare the President say, we can't let this virus dictate our lives, how dare the President overcome this virus and how dare the President shows no fear of it and how dare this President takes off his mask in defiance to breath the fresh air we are all destined to breath and how dare the President give others the confidence they don't have to be afraid of this virus and listen to the doom and gloom of the haters! Yes, how dare he give hope and how dare he recover so fast, how dare this man! Impeach this guy for Christ's sake already!!

-14 ( +4 / -18 )

Who cares about yesterday's man?

He had his chance, he was a disaster.

10 ( +13 / -3 )

Ladies and gentlemen, with you the most narcissistic, idiotic, megalomanic clown in the history of the United States !!..

Everyday he is making some desperate stupid thing than sink him in the polls..

This big clown will lose in November 3 !!..

9 ( +12 / -3 )

We can logically infer that Trump is still contagious. If he weren’t, he and his campaign would be splashing it across the news.

4 ( +7 / -3 )

“How dare he.....” You missed one Bass:

He is standing there because the research for his wonder drug used tissue from an aborted fetus. Nah, you’re all cool with that?

I thought you might be.

7 ( +9 / -2 )

Luckily, with each passing day the Presidents condition continues to improve and he probably won't be contagious anymore in a few days.

-10 ( +3 / -13 )

Let’s not forget Trump’s other accomplishments:

200,000+ dead Americans from COVID.

The steepest quarterly drop in economic output at 9.1% in the second quarter of this year.

Unemployment jumping to as high as 8.4%

6 ( +11 / -5 )

All the President's Meds.

8 ( +12 / -4 )

He is standing there because the research for his wonder drug used tissue from an aborted fetus.

Trump is pro-Trump. Pro-life? Not if he can personally benefit.

6 ( +10 / -4 )

Luckily, with each passing day the Presidents condition continues to improve and he probably won't be contagious anymore in a few days.

Meanwhile, it's business as usual. Superspreading and acting the bargain basement Mussolini.

11 ( +14 / -3 )

Maybe he should hold off on repealing Roe vs Wade for now. That Hydroxy stockpile will be useful when the next malaria pandemic sweeps across the world. In the meantime it seems abortion saves lives.

5 ( +7 / -2 )

How sad the media commentary around Trump contracting Covid. Little sympathy, virtually hoping for His death.

Politics aside, we ought to be sympatic when someone gets sick and glad when they recover no matter who they are.

Well, Concerned Citizen, why don't we delve into this a little more?  Trump mocking Gold Star families who had lost a son, which I think you would agree, is a step further than being unwell.  Trump calling fallen soldiers "suckers" and "losers".  Trump mocking a disabled reporter.  Trump sexually assaulting women and calling them degrading names.  Trump and his sh**house (black population) countries.  Trump who cares for no one but himself and his family and Putin.  No mention today of the 211,000 people who have died of coronavirus under his watch - although he did say that the US was way ahead of everyone else.  In deaths I guess he meant.

So forgive me if there has not been an outpouring of grief and prayers from me when he fell ill, while in the process of infecting some 30 other people.

6 ( +9 / -3 )

Candace Owens led this rally at the White House with President Trump.

She is awesome and President Trump is awesome because they care about the people the political left has been abusing for decades.

Conservative commentator and activist Candance Owens led a peaceful Back the Blue rally in Washington, D.C. on Saturday. The author of Blackout: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape from the Democrat Plantation is encouraging minorities to leave the Democratic Party and support President Trump. Owens and her supporters traveled to the White House where President Trump addressed the crowd in his first public event since contracting the Wuhan coronavirus. "There is not a time that Black Americans, Latino Americans, Asian Americans, Brazilian Americans need to find their voice more," Owens told the large crowd. "I know it can be scary. I know what it's like when you look at your own friends and your own family and people that you've grown up with and they tell you that you're crazy and that you're a racist but ... if the left wins, we are not going to recognize this country anymore.""They are looking to foster race hate. When they see a crowd like this, this makes them nervous," said Owens.

-13 ( +2 / -15 )

Politics aside, we ought to be sympatic when someone gets sick and glad when they recover no matter who they are.

Trump doesn't do sympathy, nor empathy. He doesn't apologize, or admit any wrongdoing.

He sees such things as weaknesses.

Surely we should be more like the dear leader?

10 ( +12 / -2 )

The spanish flu killed more anyway. We humanity will prevail as we always had.

Spanish flu is a misnomer. It was American.

10 ( +12 / -2 )

Maybe he should hold off on repealing Roe vs Wade for now. That Hydroxy stockpile will be useful when the next malaria pandemic sweeps across the world. In the meantime it seems abortion saves lives.

Looks like it. I’m surprised at the lack of outrage from the pro-life posters here. This is scandalous behaviour.

7 ( +8 / -1 )

Just curious - has Trump at any stage acknowledged the massive difference between the healthcare he received when he contracted the disease and the healthcare that the average American can expect if they contract it? The multiple tests, the helicopter rides, the dedicated personal team, the experimental drugs, and all the rest of it? Has he acknowledged even once, while making his smirking speeches downplaying the virus, that the average Americans (or anyone else worldwide) he's urging not to be afraid of Covid-19 don't have a snowball's chance in hell of getting the kind of treatment he got?

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/how-much-would-donald-trump-s-coronavirus-treatment-cost-most-americans

11 ( +12 / -1 )

The bombastic current occupant of the White House conducted another “pandemic super spreader” on Saturday (10th). And he continues to threaten more super spreaders in the next weeks.

This fraud continues with amoral and unethical approach to garner enough votes in November to continue occupying the presidency for another four years.

The attitude of: “Damn the pandemic, full speed ahead with the reelection campaign” is, not only unhealthy for the attendees, but also mind boggling.

He was elected once, shame on him. If he is elected again, shame on We The People of The United States of America.

11 ( +12 / -1 )

He sees such things as weaknesses.

To be fair and No spin, most New Yorkers don't, not just him. Pride runs very deep in them

Most New Yorkers don’t vote for him, in fact he got hammered there in 2016.

I think it is an insult to the people of New York to regard Trump as representative of them. Do they lie all the time, retweet racists, call people schoolyard nicknames and steal from charities?

I think you owe them an apology.

11 ( +12 / -1 )

Candace Owens led this rally at the White House with President Trump.

Lmao! Candace Owens is an opportunist. She was a hard lefty until she realized she could make money being a righty. Her intelligence is questionable at best.

10 ( +13 / -3 )

Most New Yorkers don’t vote for him, in fact he got hammered there in 2016.

Yes, we know this, but still he's a New Yorker and as a typical NY they have very high pride, but it did serve him well in Texas.

I think it is an insult to the people of New York to regard Trump as representative of them.

I don't think so, I have family in NY and they are a headstrong people and that's not a bad thing, I'm from California, most of us are more lay back kind of people.

Do they lie all the time, retweet racists, call people schoolyard nicknames and steal from charities?

We don't know, put them in the WH and we shall see.

I think you owe them an apology.

I think Trump and people need to be unapologetic, not a bad thing at all.

-13 ( +1 / -14 )

https://www.newsweek.com/coronavirus-recoveries-surpass-300000-worldwide-covid-19-1496578

Trump is president of the US, not the world. You’re starting to flail awfully early.

https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/us-housing-roars-back-recession-high-unemployment-73365258

Hilarious that you think housing roaring back somehow refuted the high unemployment. Even funnier that the article you posted elaborates on Trump’s unemployment and recession.

One can look at like that or...

*Last month’s growth in non-farm payrolls helped push the unemployment rate down to 7.9 percent but marked a continued slowdown in hiring from August’s addition of about 1.5 million jobs, according to Friday’s Bureau of Labor Statistics report.*

https://nypost.com/2020/10/02/jobs-report-us-adds-661000-jobs-unemployment-at-7-9-percent/

Funny.

9 ( +11 / -2 )

Likely still infectious, in violation of CDC guidelines, will not reveal the status of his tests,

Hosting a super-spreader event (while closing the surrounding streets so that he doesn’t get drowned-out in boos) for no other reason than a desperate need to be adulated. He’s just fine with exposing others to suffering or death He probably gets a thrill from it

But whatever you do, don’t make references to Typhoid Mary it SSIC, even though he’s referee to as such in the news

The depths of his narcissism are only exceeded by the breadth of his supporters’ delusion.

Trump has never exceeded 50% favorable, has never lead Biden in a high-quality poll - not once, is behind in every single battleground state and the gap is growing.

7 ( +8 / -1 )

and predominantly attended by Black and Latino supporters.

Trump's base is still with him.

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

It seems that his supporters are now mostly wearing masks, so that is one good result of him getting Covid. Unfortunately for Trump, this will probably mean that Covid is the focus before the election, so that won't do his chances good. Biden is looking closer to a landslide than ever now.

What is unsettling is that the White House is refusing to say when Trump's last negative test was before he tested positive. This probably means that he hasn't been getting tested.

4 ( +5 / -1 )

lol the looked so feeble and weak

5 ( +7 / -2 )

At the rally at the White House not too many hours ago.

President Trump touted his progress for Black and Latino Americans by highlighting the lowest ever unemployment rates among those communities by reiterating his #PlatinumPlan which will deliver more opportunity, security, fairness, and prosperity to Black and Hispanic communities.

-10 ( +1 / -11 )

@randy johnson

This is why the people love President Trump and go to his rallies.

The people who go to his rallies go to his rallies.

Meanwhile, how is he doing with the American people? Well let's put it this way. His approval rating since taking office is averaged at exactly 40%. This is by far the lowest of any president since approval ratings were introduced in the late 1930s. The next lowest president was at 45%, and most of them had to sustain that over two terms.

To look at some other indicators: his highest approval was 49%. No other president has failed to break 50. In fact, no other president has failed to break 60%, and only Obama and Nixon failed to break 70%.

Obama's lowest approval rating in his 8 years as president was 40%. Yep, that's where Trump's popularity is at. His normal is Obama's lowest.

Quite obviously, this president is not uniquely loved by "the people".

9 ( +10 / -1 )

A quote from an attendee at the rally at the White House with President Trump as he pointed to the mix of people of all backgrounds and races, showing that it is emblematic of “what America is.”

“I mean if you look at this group of people that we have out here, we’ve got Asian people, Hispanic people, white people, black people, mixed people. We have mixed families. It’s everyone. because that’s what America is,” the attendee said, adding that law enforcement goes out and protects “everyone.”

-12 ( +0 / -12 )

“I’m feeling great,” said Trump, who said he was thankful for their good wishes and prayers as he recovered. He then declared that the pandemic, which has killed more than 210,000 Americans, was “disappearing” even though he is still recovering from the virus.

Trump actually thinks people believe his fabrications - even his most ardent supporters know this is false...

Yesterday;

*COVID-19 shattered records for new cases **in the U.S. Midwest, straining hospitals...*

*A dozen Midwestern states together reported a record 16,807 new cases on Thursday, according to a Reuters analysis. The surge is most extreme in the northern Midwest, where weather is the coldest. Illinois reported its biggest increase since May 14 on Thursday.*

*The number of Midwest COVID-19 patients hospitalized hit a record high on Thursday for the fourth day in a row and now tops 8,000. Nationally, nearly 34,000 coronavirus patients are hospitalized, the highest since Sept. 4.*

https://www.usnews.com/news/us/articles/2020-10-09/us-midwest-sees-record-one-day-increase-in-covid-19-cases-hospitals-strained

Disappearing? That would describe Trump's already meager reelection hopes as he continues to be untruthful to the American people...

10 ( +11 / -1 )

Less tha a month to his humiliation!! Got the champagne on ice

6 ( +8 / -2 )

Less tha a month to his humiliation!! Got the champagne on ice

Not sure about that. But I hope he does lose, and even if he does lose he will refuse to leave and the Michigan Militia will protect him from his eviction. If he does legitimately wins at least Biden will have the decency to accept loss, just like Hillary had this same decency. Trump and his people want to start a civil war. But maybe Trump and his people can create an entire new country? It would be like one giant Mississippi.

4 ( +5 / -1 )

It was Biden and Pelosi who told the world how Trump banning all flights from China coming into the U.S. was immoral and xenophobic.

None of this happened.

7 ( +8 / -1 )

WH blocked mask mandate for buses, trains, planes

(news source)

It would have been in the millions if Biden was at the helm.

How on earth can this happen with the above happening? Even China is doing much better than the USA with CV under Trump's watch. Even proud NRA2ATrump people wear masks on the subways in japan.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

In the second paragraph, "flaunted" should be "flouted".

3 ( +3 / -0 )

MAGA!
-4 ( +1 / -5 )

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