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Windmills cause cancer (and kill whales!), Nikki Haley caused the capital riots, “sharks or electrocution?” rambles, ran against Obama in 2016 and Joe Biden is going to get us into WWII.

But sure, it’s Biden that’s got dementia.

9 ( +18 / -9 )

From a CEO in the room at the Business round table:

“Trump doesn’t know what he’s talking about,” said one CEO who was in the room, according to a person who heard the executive speaking. The CEO also said Trump did not explain how he planned to accomplish any of his policy proposals, that person said.

Wow, shocker. Trump has no idea how to accomplish his “policy”. (Snigger) goals? You don’t say?

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You know, it's funny that the Republicans always go on and on about how Biden is not mentally alert enough to be president. However, looking back at Trump's term as president, Trump made fun of mentally handicapped people, Trump stated to the world that he trusted Putin and Russia more than his own government intelligence, Trump made those insanely crazy remarks about ingesting bleach to fight Covid-19, Trump attended the presidential debates when he was Covid-19 positive, etc. Biden hasn't done or said any of the wacky things Trump has been guilty of doing, yet Republicans have the audacity to point their fingers at Biden and accuse him of not being fit. If Biden did even half of the crazy things Trump has done, they'd all be foaming at the mouth.

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“Trump doesn’t know what he’s talking about,” said one CEO who was in the room, according to a person who heard the executive speaking. The CEO also said Trump did not explain how he planned to accomplish any of his policy proposals, that person said.

Who said that, proof or do we just go by, well, I heard….

Wow, shocker. Trump has no idea how to accomplish his “policy”. (Snigger) goals? You don’t say?

?

Like the time Trump wandered out of a room without signing an executive order and had to be guided back. 

One out of Biden’s uncountable DAILY worsening gaffes.

Or the time he got off AF-1 and wandered off to another car even though the Beast was RIGHT IN FRONT of him. 

That’s two

You finally get it.

Get what?

-15 ( +3 / -18 )

Here's Trump's latest ramblings about sharks and batteries:

“So I said, ‘Let me ask you a question, and [the guy who makes boats in South Carolina] said, ‘Nobody ever asked this question,’ and it must be because of MIT, my relationship to MIT —very smart. He goes, I say, ‘What would happen if the boat sank from its weight? And you’re in the boat and you have this tremendously powerful battery and the battery is now underwater and there’s a shark that’s approximately 10 yards over there?’

By the way, lot of shark attacks lately. Did you notice that?

So I said, so there’s a shark 10 yards away from the boat, 10 yards or here, do I get electrocuted if the boat is sinking? Water goes over the battery, the boat is sinking. Do I stay on top of the boat and get electrocuted, or do I jump over by the shark and not get electrocuted? Because I will tell you, he didn’t know the answer. He said, ‘You know, nobody’s ever asked me that question.” I said, ‘I think it’s a good question.’ I think there’s a lot of electric current coming through that water. But you know what I’d do if there was a shark or you get electrocuted, I’ll take electrocution every single time. I’m not getting near the shark. So we’re going to end that.”

And there are people, millions actually, some otherwise quite normal, who would vote for this raving lunatic and make him the world's most powerful man. If it weren't so serious, it would be laughable.

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In 2016, Trump was pretty sharp. Now they need to cover up his swiftly declining mental capacity.

No one knows more about electric boat motors and sharks than Trump. No one.

8 ( +13 / -5 )

How so, his last physical and mental acuity test showed differently on record. 

Sharks and motorboats.

I know you won’t get the reference. But the independents who don’t only watch Extremist MAGA MSM will. They see it on the real news.

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Both felon Trump and Biden are too old to be president.

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Whether staging photo-ops with martial arts personalities or performing his trademark short dance at the end of rallies, Trump spares little effort to come across as an energetic showman.

Heavy use of cosmetics and hairspray typically give him a look -- at a distance -- of a tanned and younger man.

Any of the zealous supporters of Trump here planning any special events for the 78th birthday of the God Emperor?

And if Trump wins the election this year would you support legislation to make his birthday a US national holiday in commemoration of the greatest political comeback in history ?

Serious question.

7 ( +9 / -2 )

Any of the zealous supporters of Trump here planning any special events for the 78th birthday of the God Emperor?

Yes, the Cuervo Gold

And if Trump wins the election this year would you support legislation to make his birthday a US national holiday in commemoration of the greatest political comeback in history ?

Serious question.

One can only hope

-13 ( +4 / -17 )

Liberals projecting whatever they are at the time falsely onto others.

will never change, it’s in the playbook.

-13 ( +6 / -19 )

“performing his trademark short dance at the end of rallies”

This has me in stitches every time. YMCA whilst double pumping with his tiny fists. Very energetic, very NY.

“recent tirade against electric vehicles that involved a sinking boat, a shark, and being electrocuted”

That was one for the ages. 24 karat comedy gold.

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78!?!?

WOW!

He looks much younger, and has 10x the energy as Sleepy Joe.

Can't wait for November!

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Any of the zealous supporters of Trump here planning any special events for the 78th birthday of the God Emperor?

Yes, the Cuervo Gold

Very apropos. Trump in a bottle.

And if Trump wins the election this year would you support legislation to make his birthday a US national holiday in commemoration of the greatest political comeback in history ?

Serious question.

One can only hope

Yes I think the MAGA Majority would get behind that too.

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Very apropos. Trump in a bottle. 

I thought it was José

Yes I think the MAGA Majority would get behind that too.

Yup.

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Several CEOs “said that [Trump] was remarkably meandering, could not keep a straight thought [and] was all over the map,” CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin reported Friday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

From the boys in the room.

10 ( +11 / -1 )

Did an anyone else see the WSJ article questioning trumps mental capacity titled ‘are you ok Trump?’

8 ( +12 / -4 )

The time he stared directly into an eclipse…

7 ( +8 / -1 )

Just over the past 30 days...

He says how great it is to be in "Dallas Texas" while speaking in Phoenix Arizona...

https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-mocked-over-arizona-texas-gaffe-1909577

Tells his supporters "I don't care about you, I just want your vote"....

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/4713896-joe-biden-campaign-donald-trump-2024-election-i-dont-care-about-you-rally-video/

Has a 35 second brain freeze and cognitive blackout while speaking at the NRA convention...

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-freezes-glitch-nra-speech-b2547813.html

Stumbles and almost falls over his podium...

https://www.yahoo.com/news/biden-camp-field-day-wobbly-165312701.html

Says fictional character Hannibal Lector is a "wonderful man"....

https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-republicans-hannibal-lecter-1912531

His age and the prospect of sitting in a cell next to his buds Navarro and Bannon has him mentally imploding...

Oh well, I wonder what "Mercedes" got him for his birthday - probably a couple of whacks with his 5-iron...

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Anonymous CEO says Trump was meandering while speaking to their group.

he wasn’t unfocused, or off track, or confusing. He was only (supposedly) meandering.

projection, word for word.

-12 ( +2 / -14 )

Well done — you answered your own question.

What are you talking about?

The time he stared directly into an eclipse…

Ok, that’s 3 on a roll there…

Did an anyone else see the WSJ article questioning trumps mental capacity titled ‘are you ok Trump?’

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/growing-share-of-u-s-adults-doubt-bidens-mental-capability-to-serve-as-president-ap-poll-finds

Now Trump said, he would gladly take a mental acuity test, Biden silent on the challenge, why?

-12 ( +1 / -13 )

@zibala: Can't wait for November!

and if the Republican candidate again does not have enough votes, will his cult and militias try to redo their Jan. 6 failure, and this time actually start hanging people that are not part of the cult; dogs forbid if he does win, how much will he make selling pardons this time, and will he report that as income on his taxes, or with his new 'sweeping powers' in his post-Constitutional dream-world not be required to do anything he doesn't want to do? Do cultists really want to see the US Constitution scrapped and replaced by one that grants the president near unlimited powers, ala China , Russia, saudi Srabia, the UAE, Kuwait, etc.

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Projection 101:

Claiming your opponent needs a teleprompter whilst claiming you never use a teleprompter then having a hissy fit when your teleprompter doesn’t work.

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How so, his last physical and mental acuity test showed differently on record. Talks to the press, no Easter bunny, no staff to shuffle him off, gives two hour interviews to record crowds, now if Biden can do 1/3 of that….

Magnets don't work when wet, you need an id to buy bread, and, of course, WW2 will start very, very soon.

Daughter, since you're German, when will your people start the Second World War? Any estimates?

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Projection 101:

Claiming your opponent needs a teleprompter whilst claiming you never use a teleprompter then having a hissy fit when your teleprompter doesn’t work.

+1

Then having a 35 second cognitive shutdown even when your teleprompter is working...

He's mentally melting down in front of everyone's eyes - except the folks who watch Fox who censor all his glitches and gaffes...

We're still waiting for our MAGA-friends here to explain to us what's so "wonderful" about Hannibal Lector...

Any takers today?

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Trump’s energy in the meeting was also noticeably subdued, according to two people who were in the room. At no time during his remarks was there any noticeable applause for Trump, two attendees told CNBC.

Low-energy Don gets peeved when people don’t clap for him like his toadies in the GQP Senate do….

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Low-energy Don gets peeved when people don’t clap for him like his toadies in the GQP Senate do….

Low Energy?? The guy campaigns in 4 states in one day??!! I’m in my best physical condition, train heavily, younger and I can’t even do that, no way.

Not sure what you’re watching. ROFL!

-12 ( +0 / -12 )

anyway- Happy Birthday to the once and future President of the United States of America!

-11 ( +1 / -12 )

78!?!?

WOW!

He looks much younger, and has 10x the energy as Sleepy Joe.

“Doctors and trichologists hate him

for discovering this one weird trick that keeps him looking buff, tanned and follicularly vibrant.

Donate here to find out the truth.”

8 ( +8 / -0 )

anyway- Happy Birthday to the once and future President of the United States of America!

You mean twice-impeached, 34 felony-count-convicted, adjudicated sexual predator, with three more trials and 54 more felony indictments waiting...and who is now pending a jail sentence to be announced next month...

He better enjoy this birthday - his next one will be celebrated in the Rikers Island dayroom...

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Nor did the various Internet Influencers favoring a post-constitutional USA

Thanks Biden

where a convicted felon with rapidly declining mental/emotional abilities rules supreme,

Where? What declining mental abilities? Where is he gazing and needing support from people in walking?

and while in office makes enough money to pay off his legal bills

Which he should

and play golf at one of his properties every day.

Its his properties

-11 ( +0 / -11 )

He better enjoy this birthday - his next one will be celebrated in the Rikers Island dayroom...

That’s not going to happen.

-12 ( +0 / -12 )

He better enjoy this birthday - his next one will be celebrated in the Rikers Island dayroom...

That’s not going to happen.

"Wait. we have to take YOUR word for it? Who are you? ROFL! Funny."

8 ( +8 / -0 )

Trump is just crazy,and anyone who supports his are no better

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zibala

78!?!?

WOW!

He looks much younger, and has 10x the energy as Sleepy Joe

Except for the sleeping in court every day. Grandpa Don needs his afternoon nap.

8 ( +9 / -1 )

There are rumors that Trump wants to pull out of the debates. He hasn’t won a debate since the 2016 GOP primaries. And now his mental health is in shambles.

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Happy B’day, Lord ‘n’ Savior. Two scoops of ice cream for you, cause you’re extra special.

11 ( +11 / -0 )

He better enjoy this birthday - his next one will be celebrated in the Rikers Island dayroom..m

he will he serving the USA in the Oval Office as President.

maybe you can then disingenuously claim he was sentenced to community service?

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“So I said, ‘Let me ask you a question, and [the guy who makes boats in South Carolina] said, ‘Nobody ever asked this question,’ and it must be because of MIT, my relationship to MIT —very smart. He goes, I say, ‘What would happen if the boat sank from its weight? And you’re in the boat and you have this tremendously powerful battery and the battery is now underwater and there’s a shark that’s approximately 10 yards over there?’

By the way, lot of shark attacks lately. Did you notice that?

So I said, so there’s a shark 10 yards away from the boat, 10 yards or here, do I get electrocuted if the boat is sinking? Water goes over the battery, the boat is sinking. Do I stay on top of the boat and get electrocuted, or do I jump over by the shark and not get electrocuted? Because I will tell you, he didn’t know the answer. He said, ‘You know, nobody’s ever asked me that question.” I said, ‘I think it’s a good question.’ I think there’s a lot of electric current coming through that water. But you know what I’d do if there was a shark or you get electrocuted, I’ll take electrocution every single time. I’m not getting near the shark. So we’re going to end that.”

Utter gibberish.

Is this is the rally where he didn’t know which US state he was in?

He looks and sounds in serious decline. Not in a good place.

A not sure he’s up to a debate with Hannibal Lector or Jimmy Connors.

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People that support Trump are crazy

Not all you see.

There are the more cultish members who can’t accept the obvious about him - they are dishonest as he is ( a fantasy world of flying private, running multiple companies, making millions on stocks, having multiple science degrees, placing bets that do not exist, creating spam accounts pretending to be something they are not etc.) They are unserious people. Very weird.

There are others who see Trump for all his faults and appalling character and still see him as better than the alternative.

The Democrats must take some blame for that. Biden is too old and in serious decline himself.

9 ( +9 / -0 )

Which is worse of the two??...

With both, the country will continue going backwards...

-10 ( +0 / -10 )

He better enjoy this birthday - his next one will be celebrated in the Rikers Island dayroom..m

he will he serving the USA in the Oval Office as President.

In a Roger Stone wrote - Putin financed fantasy movie...maybe the SNL guy will play him...

maybe you can then disingenuously claim he was sentenced to community service?

Merchan ain't giving him no community service - your boy is on the midnight train to Rikers...

Better get used to it...

8 ( +8 / -0 )

Even if Trump wins his election he'll be the first felon to become president. Many Republican voters are not happy about that.

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By age 78, I'd hope that an adult would learn to be mostly honest, not to lie, and to treat others as they'd like to be treated. It seems to work that way for almost everyone else in the world, just not Trump. He is disgusting as a human.

The US Constitution needs an amendment to keep felons from all offices. The idea that the US Senate would put justice and truth above all else has failed, as we've already seen.

Trump cannot be allowed any power beyond choosing which direction is mobility scooter goes in a park.

9 ( +9 / -0 )

he will he serving the USA in the Oval Office as President.

Wrong, Napping Don declared himself, he would be a dictator.

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Merchan ain't giving him no community service - your boy is on the midnight train to Rikers...

Better get used to it...

Will never happen.

-7 ( +0 / -7 )

Wrong, Napping Don declared himself, he would be a dictator.

Liberals are so gullible. He was already President for 4 years and all of our institutions were still intact despite liberals screaming doom and gloom. Nothing is going to happen, now as far as the FBI is concerned, changes just might come, hope they relocate it to Wyoming or South Dakota, but it shouldn’t be anywhere near DC.

-7 ( +0 / -7 )

now as far as the FBI is concerned, changes just might come, hope they relocate it to Wyoming or South Dakota, but it shouldn’t be anywhere near DC.

While on the topic of things that ‘will never happen’ the FBI HQ will not be moving to Wyoming or South Dakota

Have you not heard?

5 ( +5 / -0 )

as far as the FBI is concerned, changes just might come, hope they relocate it to Wyoming or South Dakota, but it shouldn’t be anywhere near DC.

That idea is almost as brilliant as the one about replacing the income tax with tariffs.

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Even if Trump wins his election he'll be the first felon to become president. Many Republican voters are not happy about that.

That is just more typical liberal wishful thinking, most Republicans and conservatives don’t care and the ones that do weren’t going to vote for him anyway, his numbers continue to skyrocket, he’s getting mega donors as well as small donors, the enthusiasm rate is high, so like with everything else, the Teflon convicted Orange felon is pushing onward.

While on the topic of things that ‘will never happen’ the FBI HQ will not be moving to Wyoming or South Dakota 

Have you not heard?

I heard, but that can change. Anyhow, once Garland is gone and Trump has his AG in, a lot with the justice Department will change, and that’s a good thing.

-8 ( +0 / -8 )

FBI are building the new HQ in Greenbelt, Maryland. This was decided last year. I guess it flew under your radar Bass

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Liberals are so gullible. He was already President for 4 years and all of our institutions were still intact despite liberals screaming doom and gloom. Nothing is going to happen

Interesting.Is it the first time that you called Napping Don so openly a liar?

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 Anyhow, once Garland is gone and Trump has his AG in, a lot with the justice Department will change, and that’s a good thing.

I recall you saying something similar just before Kevin got the gavel. And almost every other prediction before that which didn’t pan out.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

FBI are building the new HQ in Greenbelt, Maryland. This was decided last year. I guess it flew under your radar Bass

No, but keeping it in a Red State would take out some of the radical politicization of the Department.

Interesting.Is it the first time that you called Napping Don so openly a liar?

Not at all, but Soros’s memo to the Dems that they should scream “Felon or Convict” might get people’s attention and it hasn’t, that’s my point. He’s a felon now, so what? Lol! Still voting for the guy.

-9 ( +0 / -9 )

No, but keeping it in a Red State would take out some of the radical politicization of the Department.

Well then I guess that’s just too bad for you. At least conservatives will have more conspiracy fodder until the FBI relocates again sometime in the 22nd Century.

6 ( +6 / -0 )

I recall you saying something similar just before Kevin got the gavel. And almost every other prediction before that which didn’t pan out.

I disagree.

-9 ( +0 / -9 )

his numbers continue to skyrocket

Skyrocket?

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Skyrocket?

Absolutely!

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump-combines-small-donors-and-billionaires-for-a-record-fundraising-haul-in-may-162504864.html

-6 ( +0 / -6 )

He’s a felon now, so what? 

Yeah, what’s wrong with being a crook?

Trump was right about one thing at least. His cult followers will stick with him no matter what he does.

6 ( +6 / -0 )

He’s a felon now, so what? 

So we keep reminding the independents, who unlike MAGA won't feel comfortable voting for a convicted felon.

7 ( +7 / -0 )

—Skyrocket?

Absolutely!

Oh, by “numbers” you mean donations.

No surprise. Billionaires want another tax cut.

6 ( +6 / -0 )

Yeah, what’s wrong with being a crook?

Well, that’s how the left sees him

Trump was right about one thing at least. His cult followers will stick with him no matter what he does.

Yup, sadly, we can’t say the same about Biden.

So we keep reminding the independents, who unlike MAGA won't feel comfortable voting for a convicted felon

Another Dem plot foiled!

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brianbushard/2024/06/04/post-trump-conviction-polls-show-warning-signs-most-independents-think-trump-should-drop-out/

No surprise. Billionaires want another tax cut.

As well as they should.

-10 ( +0 / -10 )

If Trump is still a felon on election day, 10-15% of his previous voters will not elect him.

7 ( +7 / -0 )

If Trump is still a felon on election day, 10-15% of his previous voters will not elect him.

I doubt it, and it might be even less when you factor in how the country is falling apart, but the majority of people have already made up their minds if they’re not going to vote for him or if they’re going to vote for him, so that’s already done and looking at how his numbers are rising, it doesn’t look good for Democrats overall.

-11 ( +0 / -11 )

Trump the dementia felon was going on about Hannibal Lector - a fictional cannibal - is a nice guy.

The idea that this guy is even going to be able to make it to the election is becoming a joke. The republicans are having troubles hiding his mental deficiencies and all the media is starting to realize it now.

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The idea that this guy is even going to be able to make it to the election is becoming a joke.

To you, not for us.

The republicans are having troubles hiding his mental deficiencies and all the media is starting to realize it now.

As if we care what the media says, they’re part of the problem and not the solution, so let them talk. The people will decide, not Garland, the DOJ or Biden or the Democrats by hook and crook.

-10 ( +0 / -10 )

‘Trump was right about one thing at least. His cult followers will stick with him no matter what he does.’

Yup, sadly, we can’t say the same about Biden.

Dems don’t want to be in a cult, but you do you.

6 ( +7 / -1 )

how the country is falling apart

Except it’s not.

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