Essential Trump/Alt-Right Ridicule Thread

Discussion in 'world politics, current affairs and news' started by pk, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. krtek a houby

    krtek a houby Share knowledge, don't weaponize it

    Trump congratulates himself once again
     
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  2. Yuwipi Woman

    Yuwipi Woman Whack-A-Mole Queen

    So did he.
     
  3. Cloo

    Cloo Surfeit of lampreys

    I’m interested in and worried by the Republicans’ increasing use of language like ‘Radical’ ‘hardline left wing’ ‘Socialist’ about the Democrats. Obviously it’s kinda laughable given how not-any-of-those-things the Democrats are, but we know all of this language is used by campaigners with a purpose, especially with social media, and I wonder what the endgame is here? Could it be to make mainstream among Republican supporters the view that the Dems are ‘Unamerican’ and supporting them is ‘traitorous’?
     
  4. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    oh that's been going on forever.
    just recently:

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    WAPO had an article about this recently, tracing the rhetoric back 90 years, but i can't link to it b/c paywall.
     
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  5. 8ball

    8ball Hetero Sapiens

    That is surreal.
     
  6. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    and quite widespread.
     
  7. Cloo

    Cloo Surfeit of lampreys

    But I think it's going to be nuclear-grade this time round, they seem to be turning the rhetoric up to 11.
     
  8. spring-peeper

    spring-peeper Well-Known Member

    Smugglers Are Using $100 Hardware Store Power Tools to Saw Holes in Trump’s $10 Billion Wall

     
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    spring-peeper Well-Known Member

  10. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    the "base"

     
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  11. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    public library in FL puts in for digital NYT subscription. gets denied. why?

     
  12. Yuwipi Woman

    Yuwipi Woman Whack-A-Mole Queen

    They say that as if its a bad thing.
     
  13. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    in other news, democrats flipped both houses of the VA state govt, and the governor of KY, a trump acolyte and an odious piece of work by all accounts, lost, despite a campaign visit monday from the great man himself (tho it is very close as of now).
     
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  14. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    the voice of the working American

     
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  15. teqniq

    teqniq DisMembered

    Well ok then....

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  16. spring-peeper

    spring-peeper Well-Known Member

    :D

    They really got all decked out for the occasion.

    Kinda reminds me of sports fans who get into their team colours.
     
  17. a_chap

    a_chap When the world came apart, where were you?

    I'm puzzled.

    Why shouldn't Mr and Mrs Black be allowed to show they are bigots their undying support for Trump by wearing a t-shirt?
     
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  18. gosub

    gosub ~#

  19. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    a trumper writes...

     
  20. Nylock

    Nylock I hate 'these days'...

    "I know the best people" - DJT bullshitting on the campaign trail circa 2015
     
  21. krtek a houby

    krtek a houby Share knowledge, don't weaponize it

    It's from 2015. But yeah, still disturbing.
     
  22. Yuwipi Woman

    Yuwipi Woman Whack-A-Mole Queen

    John Oliver should win an Emmy for this, with a nod or two to Monty Python.

    NSFW:



    Some background on this, they mentioned this guy on the show a couple of years ago and were slapped with a frivolous lawsuit, which HBO just won.

    https://time.com

    The moral of this story is don't mess with comedians.
     
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  23. Nylock

    Nylock I hate 'these days'...

    video unavailable =/
     
  24. Yuwipi Woman

    Yuwipi Woman Whack-A-Mole Queen

  25. Nylock

    Nylock I hate 'these days'...

  26. Yuwipi Woman

    Yuwipi Woman Whack-A-Mole Queen

    If I see a UK link I'll post it. Once in a while, the Daily Fail pops up a video.
     
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  27. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

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  28. peterkro

    peterkro Greasin' on American Express card.

    There are clips of Sunday nights Last Week Tonight on YouTube like this one:

    I'm sure if you look hard enough you'll find the all singing all dancing finale.
    Plus it's all over torrent sites.
     
  29. Ming

    Ming Massive prawns

  30. Yuwipi Woman

    Yuwipi Woman Whack-A-Mole Queen

    Are you in the US or the UK? The link I posted was from YouTube.
     

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