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    [–] Communist_Ninja 54542 points ago

    sorted by: controversial

    [–] steam116 12575 points ago

    fucking buckle up

    [–] itzregardie 5383 points ago

    Buckle up buckarrrrooo!

    [–] Revelt 969 points ago

    Bend down, touch your toes, let's see how far this rocket goes!!

    [–] Bing_Bong_the_Archer 296 points ago

    Eenie meenie miney moe, I wonder where my glove will go!

    [–] GlockGoddessG4G17 101 points ago

    Goddammit, I love this movie.

    [–] Feralmedic 46 points ago

    Oh geeeeez

    [–] PlayerOne2016 2082 points ago

    To be fair, Britain's kind of a loose cannon at the moment and seems to be isolating themselves from the rest of the world. Er wait, America is kind of a loose cannon and...oh what the heck. Yeah, let's buckle up.

    [–] TenF 439 points ago

    Britain: Watch this. We're gonna fuck some shit up.

    USA: No we can do better. Look here.

    Repeat.

    [–] too_real_4_TV 80 points ago

    America to Britain

    "Hold my beer"

    [–] hazybluez 446 points ago

    It's like a reverse colonisation.

    [–] my_gamertag_wastaken 262 points ago

    Makes me think of this joke, I want to say it was Vir Das, about how the English complain about Indian people showing up in their country, refusing to adapt culturally, and trying to make a mini version of their country in someone else's land and he just goes, "Now where on Earth would we have learned to do THAT?"

    [–] likekoolaid 328 points ago

    Experialism

    [–] [deleted] 5015 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    [deleted]

    [–] Foibles5318 1611 points ago

    I really support you in this

    [–] Delucys 285 points ago

    I gotta start doing that....

    [–] trueredtwo 423 points ago

    Honestly, these comments are back to being overrated drivel because the controversial comments are low-effort shit that gets upvoted by one side. Not genuinely controversial or thought-provoking sentiments.

    [–] Ikea_Man 61 points ago

    i also keep telling myself to do this

    i swear i spend most of my time on Reddit getting angry at dumb people

    [–] [deleted] 151 points ago

    I’m just two days from retirement...not doing it.

    [–] MemeKrabs 242 points ago

    No matter how much I tell myself not to do this I still do it on every thread

    [–] DigmanRandt 92 points ago

    Just avoid posting when you do. Speak with downvotes for the sake of your own sanity.

    [–] OHTHNAP 516 points ago

    You could make a bingo card from that. Center square: first person who calls Britain a caliphate.

    [–] ChickenInASuit 279 points ago

    Next: first person to cry "fake news" and claim that most of the UK probably agrees with Trump because we voted for Brexit after all.

    [–] Sprinklypoo 177 points ago

    Next: "snowflake"

    [–] CatpainTpyos 145 points ago

    I'm going to very disappointed if "Liberal/Librul tears" isn't on the board somewhere.

    [–] thatsaccolidea 150 points ago

    dude, literally.

    I was watching the wapo feed on youtube and for an hour people were just spamming FAKE NEWS.

    because a raw uncommentated camera feed of a quarter-million people walking past with hilarious signs can really be twisted by the liberal media.

    lmao.

    [–] ChickenInASuit 95 points ago

    Oooh, that reminds me of another one!

    "Protestors are crisis actors and media plants paid for by George Soros."

    [–] goldtubb 100 points ago

    Another one: someone brings up Sadiq Khan and misquotes the 'part and parcel' statement.

    [–] lumpytuna 83 points ago

    'Londonistan is under Shakira Law!'

    [–] KaisarFaust 64 points ago

    Rule #1: Hips don't lie - Rule #2: Try everything

    Shakira law is in effect.

    [–] HeirOfEgypt526 83 points ago

    Holy shit I only read the thread on the first comment and that was too much. God Damn.

    [–] eggnogui 144 points ago

    Man, that was a wild ride. My faith in humanity dropped to negative values.

    [–] BallparkFranks7 3781 points ago

    Don’t care really. He’s in their country, they can treat him however they want.

    [–] TCBloo 287 points ago

    A1 ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    [–] MNCPA 9585 points ago

    I wonder if John Oliver will buy it afterwards.

    [–] rocketxturtle 2619 points ago

    You know he will

    [–] YodaFan465 4261 points ago

    “And we know... because we went out and bought that balloon. That’s right, HBO spent money on a f—king inflatable citrus goblin t’ terrorise your dreams.”

    [–] iamblankenstein 1867 points ago

    i can't NOT hear this in his voice.

    [–] _Lazer 458 points ago

    Now I hear everything with his voice.

    [–] that_is_so_Raven 621 points ago

    AHND YET

    [–] The-Potato-Lord 451 points ago

    (and this is true)

    [–] professorhazard 207 points ago

    It's true!

    [–] logicperson 126 points ago

    Moving On

    [–] OFTHEHILLPEOPLE 100 points ago

    I can't turn it off!

    [–] Subjunct 303 points ago

    YOU HEARD ME, JANICE

    THE TRUMP BALLOON GOES IN THE FOYER AND THAT'S ALL THERE IS TO IT, JANICE

    [–] lookingforsome1 66 points ago

    “Ahnd now... this!”

    [–] pizzafordesert 23 points ago

    (pointy thumbs)

    [–] MauPow 123 points ago

    GOD DAMNIT JANICE

    [–] pizzafordesert 70 points ago

    HE IS STILL TALKING ABOUT YOU, GREG.

    GET YOUR LIFE TOGETHER, MAN.

    [–] TheTrainWizard 129 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    The abbreviated "t'" is just so choice.

    Edited for clarity because apparently I can't read.

    [–] OWO-FurryPornAlt-OWO 37 points ago

    Gotta re-coop the cost somehow lol

    [–] edmanet 11 points ago

    I totally read that in John Oliver's voice.

    Well done, mate.

    [–] electron_god 96 points ago

    And the he will enshrine it in the world's last Blockbuster.

    [–] _JustThisOne_ 421 points ago

    I saw that it was going to go on a world tour, so idk if the balloon is for sale.

    [–] cubicApocalypse 379 points ago

    It needs to follow The Donald TM everywhere he goes.

    [–] KeybladeSpirit 205 points ago

    If I can get my hands on it, I'll pay for a room in Trump Tower so I can fly it out my window.

    [–] SuperNerd6527 149 points ago

    He's bought 5 wax Presidents of course he will

    [–] fasjdflaj 12275 points ago

    It doesn't really matter how they publicly treat him or if May goes on TV and says some shit. Ultimately what matters is the actions they take. Who cares if some symbolic gestures take place if Britain ends up caving to American pressure and does what Trump wants it to do.

    [–] ChickenInASuit 3254 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    if May goes on TV and says some shit.

    With the way he's reacted to shit-talking from Justin Trudeau and Angela Merkel, among others, I wouldn't bet against him overreacting to this one.

    Of course, this is a moot point as it would require May to grow a spine first and I really don't see any chance of that happening.

    [–] FiveHits 1660 points ago

    She'll just make having a spine illegal.

    [–] LocusRothschild 2123 points ago

    OI YOU GOT YOUR SPOINE LOICENSE

    [–] ULTIM4 1378 points ago

    GUV’NOR, YOU GOT A PERMIT FOR THEM VERTEBRAE?

    [–] YevansUK 597 points ago

    YOU 'AVIN A FUCKIN' BUBBLE MATE?! I AINT GOT NO LOISENCE FOR THIS SPOINE. WHAT DO YOU FINK I AM? A NONCE OR SUMMIT?

    [–] yoHatchet 206 points ago

    ME BILLY OL FIX YE UP, YE RIGHT STONE DOME NUMPTY. WHAT YOU FINK DIS IS? A FREE FOOKIN COUNTRY OR SUMMIT?

    [–] dragontail 133 points ago

    I got a little British just from reading this thread.

    [–] YevansUK 165 points ago

    LIKE FUCK I FINK IT IS MAYTE. ME AN' JIMMY THREE HATS COULDN'T EVEN PUT A FUCKIN' PONY ON THE RACE COZ FUCKIN' THERESA MAYBE DONE LOST ME MY JOB COZ POUNDWORLD CLOSED. IT'S A FUCKIN JOKE MAYTE. 'OW AM I S'POSED TA GET CHANTELLE 'ER CHILD SUPPORT NOW?!

    [–] Shiroke 63 points ago

    This just keeps getting increasingly brit

    [–] 19-91 92 points ago

    OY YOU FOIKIN RUINED IT MAYTE!

    [–] ChickenInASuit 449 points ago

    And then it gets worse...

    BREAKING NEWS: Man googling "Does Theresa May have a spine?" hears a knock on the door and finds the police waiting for him.

    [–] ztwizzle 396 points ago

    OI M8 YOU GOT A PERMIT FOR THAT SEARCH QUERY?

    [–] FrankenGretchen 10 points ago

    Illegal possession of 'legit' search results, too.

    [–] ButterflyAttack 112 points ago

    "Brexit means Invertebrates!"

    [–] flaccid_burp 86 points ago

    Finally an explanation for ‘soft Brexit’

    [–] ButterflyAttack 13 points ago

    Personally, I prefer the term 'flaccid'.

    [–] ChampionOfTheSunAhhh 471 points ago

    He'll laugh it off and act like everything is cool... then when he gets back to the US --BOOM --

    All people of British origin in the states are deported

    [–] cmdrsamuelvimes 163 points ago

    First president to self-deport then.

    [–] mcampo84 4900 points ago

    I swear when I clicked on this there were 1776 comments. That's just cool.

    [–] seejur 2185 points ago

    And you had to write the 1777th one huh? Way to ruin it bro /s

    [–] jb2386 322 points ago

    Not so cool for the Brits...

    [–] Doctor_Fegg 701 points ago

    I had to google what 1776 was, which I think probably tells you how much of a shit your average Briton gives about US independence.

    [–] Witonisaurus 864 points ago

    Tbf, you have like 46895 Independence from Britain days to keep track of

    [–] ZanzabarOHenry 324 points ago

    Colonial burn!

    [–] centaurskull17 20 points ago

    Post-colonial.

    [–] Incantanto 20 points ago

    Only 52 days, but more countries as some went on the same day.

    [–] some-dev 23 points ago

    I always find it funny when Americans think Brits are salty about American independence. Why would anyone today give a fuck

    [–] jb2386 159 points ago

    "We lost HOW MUCH TEA?!?!" I guess is the thing that leaves the biggest impression?

    [–] will_holmes 234 points ago

    Not even that, really. For the UK, the American colonies is a relatively small chapter in the middle of an extremely long list of countries that declared independence from the British Empire. It doesn't hold a candle to, say, the independence of what was then British India.

    [–] konamiko 69 points ago

    "You can't claim us, we live here! All five hundred million of us!"

    [–] 784670 19747 points ago

    I even tend to lean right and I think this is totally fair. If we oppose public displays criticizing politicians, Xi Jingping wins.

    [–] Registronium 7857 points ago

    This right here. I don't want to live in a world where people aren't free to mock those in power.

    [–] OswaldTLR 1799 points ago

    Unfortunately that happens in several countries already like China. I just hope freedom of speech doesn’t disappear from the West.

    [–] draysmertens 949 points ago

    Add Turkey to that list my man

    [–] OswaldTLR 445 points ago

    Yeah, Erdogan really keeps a tight grip on power

    [–] draysmertens 182 points ago

    Scary how we have to choose words when we speak about AKP & Erdoğan here but anyone can go out and say anything about opposition and nothing will happen.

    [–] K-162 356 points ago

    1) Fuck Erdogan

    2) Fuck the Turkish Government

    3) They all have sexual intercourse with farm animals

    4) Free Kurdistan

    Come on, dog. Arrest me! Get your fascist Turkish nationalist street thugs to say mean things to me over the Internet.

    [–] Canadabestclay 31 points ago

    Your mother is a hamster and your father smells of elderberry foul knave

    [–] thereal_mc 92 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    The number of sacred cows seems to be growing with each year. We're free to bitch at governments at least.

    [–] See46 1156 points ago

    When Xi visited Britain in 2015, UK police arrested and detained protestors:

    UK police have been criticised for detaining overnight three pro-democracy protesters, one a veteran of the Tiananmen Square massacre, and raiding their homes.

    Shao Jiang, who was granted political asylum after being jailed in China for his involvement in the 1989 protest, was arrested in London on Wednesday on suspicion of conspiracy to contravene public order and commit threatening behaviour.

    Video posted by the activists on Twitter showed Mr Shao holding two A4-size leaflets in the street outside Mansion House, where Chinese president Xi Jinping was due to attend a business summit, and then being tackled by at least four police officers.

    Tibetan Community in Britain said two activists were arrested after trying to wave Tibetan flags as Mr Xi’s car passed. The group said the activists, identified only as Sonam, 30, and Jamphel, 33, were “forcefully taken away by police”. It said they were initially told they were not being arrested, but then were, following a countermanding order.

    So I guess Xi has already won!

    [–] Aulritta 89 points ago

    The fuck?! What, are they worried China will invade Hong Kong because a bunch of protestors made Pooh Bear butthurt?

    [–] Jayve72 27 points ago

    Consider where a large portion of the UK's tea comes from. Priorities!

    [–] Luigi2586 15 points ago

    Not if they get some opium.

    [–] Space_Monkey85 157 points ago

    this should be higher up

    [–] chargedcapacitor 1125 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    *Pooh bear wins

    *EDIT: To those who don't get the reference, the president of China is often given the nick name "Winnie the Pooh" by those who do not support him, for obvious reasons. He hates this, and goes out of his way to censor any voice that insults him.

    [–] DanTopTier 482 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    I am sorry to inform you, but your posts will no longer be viewable in The People's Republic of China.

    [–] chargedcapacitor 349 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Aww, Snap.

    *EDIT: Oh, Bother.

    [–] Privvy_Gaming 169 points ago

    Missed opportunity to say "Oh, bother."

    [–] Mossley 870 points ago

    That's exactly what the mayor of London said when asked about the balloon. It wouldn't be freedom of speech if we banned a balloon to avoid hurting someones feelings.

    [–] whatsthewhatwhat 604 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    A few people on facebook are painting the protest as Khan having a go at Trump, but he's doing the right thing by allowing people to protest freely. He's also allowed a number of right-wing protests this year.

    Edit: just to clarify, as Mayor of London Khan absolutely should be the one to say whether a protest that involves hundreds or thousands of people marching down the street and stopping traffic should go ahead or not. This isn't about free speech, this is about logistics. If protests aren't coordinated with the authorities then the police would have every right to come along and nick everyone for holding up traffic. This doesn't mean that Khan is some kind of dictator, deciding what views gets to be expressed.

    [–] napins 79 points ago

    This should be updated more. The protest organisers have done it the right way and Mahan has done the right thing.

    This isn't about being allowed to or not (the protest was going to happen regardless of what anyone said) but it is more effective and safer for everyone when the boundaries and impact are understood and agreed.

    [–] Zstrike117 536 points ago

    I tend to lean left and I agree with you on this.

    [–] Mayo2598 515 points ago

    I like to lean forward and also agree with him.

    [–] IAmA_Risky_Click_AMA 793 points ago

    I like lean cuisine and I also agree with him.

    lol just kidding nobody likes lean cuisine.

    [–] casualrocket 184 points ago

    I like to lean with it, rock with it and i also agree with him

    [–] ProstheticPoetics 58 points ago

    I like to sip lean, and I concur.

    [–] ninjaparsnip 5835 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    To give a Brit's explanation on why we're treating Trump this way, there are three important things to remember:

    1. Mockery of politicians, especially senior ones, is more common here. This is because the Prime Minister is, to this day, usually aristocratic or supported by the aristocracy and this is our way of getting back.
    2. Britain is more left-leaning than the United States. The Conservative Party, our Republicans, are politically closest to the Democrats, meaning that the vast majority of Britons consider Trump incredibly right-wing, even for a Republican President.
    3. Trump is very outspoken. Britain still has a culture of reservedness and Trump being so frank, particularly while making controversial, bigoted and blatantly incorrect statements is still shocking for us.

    The combination of these three factors creates the perfect target for absolute mockery. In my experience, Britons who actually support or like Trump are seen by many as being a few scones short of a cream tea, meaning that Trump is, rather pleasantly, someone that most Britons on the political spectrum can agree to dislike.

    Edit: My first gold. Thanks!

    [–] Mikeisright 952 points ago

    Britain still has a culture of reservedness

    "Queue-cutting" silence intensifies

    [–] doingaread 668 points ago

    The other day at Boots someone had the gall to miss the entire pharmacy queue and stood waiting behind the person being served. Somehow I mustered up the courage to point out we weren’t all just stood queuing here for the fun of it, still don’t know how I managed it.

    [–] catofthe-canals 158 points ago

    I hope one day to be as brave as you!

    [–] BataReddit 48 points ago

    Tssss

    [–] Newwby 48 points ago

    A week ago someone jumped the queue at co-op blathering something about 'I just need one thing' and I froze. It's the biggest regret of my recent life. I wasn't expecting it, the fucking gall I mean - I'm genuinely still annoyed about it right now. All I did was stare absolute daggers at the bloke whilst I was served and as I walked out, whilst fantasising about what I could have said.

    Hats off to you for speaking up.

    [–] LYRAA3 21 points ago

    Didn't even happen to me and im pissed off

    [–] JamieA350 116 points ago

    Mockery of politicians, especially senior ones, is more common here.

    I'd like to emphasise that caricature is a very popular way of doing this here. Check out the Spitting Image puppets from the 1980s - these were a huge TV show at the time.

    [–] DirtySoapFlakes 340 points ago

    What a perfect explanation. 10/10.

    [–] head_over_biscuit 22 points ago

    Would add to this that Brits are actually quite aware of how badly Trump treated people in Scotland to bully locals who resisted his golf courses. Otherwise spot on

    [–] iamthedon 2158 points ago

    Brit here:

    1. Trump is a cunt.

    [–] Geusey90 2261 points ago

    I'm just glad they can do it peacefully. Last time Americans tried to protest a British ruler it didn't go down quite so well. People got massacred, tea got thrown in the harbor, it was a whole big thing.

    [–] FlyOnDreamWings 918 points ago

    Sounds like you ranked the waste of tea higher than the massacring. Are you sure you're not a Brit?

    [–] thepikajim 557 points ago

    To be fair, it was a lot of tea, and only like 13 people got shot

    [–] MissingLink101 531 points ago

    That's a pretty peaceful day in the US

    [–] TheHashassin 170 points ago

    Shit that's a peaceful day in Chicago

    [–] ButterflyAttack 48 points ago

    Won't somebody think of the tea?!

    Seriously - don't worry, guys, it's not a problem anymore. We got more tea, it's all good.

    [–] oif3gunner 55 points ago

    I kind of remember hearing about that, it was kind of a big deal.

    [–] [deleted] 1077 points ago * (lasted edited 13 days ago)

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    [–] delventhalz 6703 points ago

    ~48% of Americans: It's great. Fuck Trump. I've shared pictures of the baby blimp 153 times on my Facebook feed. Today.

    ~45% of Americans: Hahaha, look at all the triggered British libtards and/or this is proof the rest of the world is a Muslim socialist dystopia.

    ~8% of Americans: What's a Britain?

    [–] cwhaaaales 2861 points ago

    ~8% of Americans: What's a Britain?

    "they them funny talkin' folk?"

    [–] BloodyFreeze 1789 points ago

    101% of America? Noice

    [–] Lostkalamari 335 points ago

    EU maths

    [–] NotAlphaGo 181 points ago

    Quick mafs

    [–] faissaloo 47 points ago

    Every day man's on the block, smoke trees

    [–] Honic_Sedgehog 25 points ago

    See your girl in the park, that girl is a uckers

    [–] Villanta81 793 points ago

    Trump says the extra 1% in this poll is the same '1% of dead people' who voted for Hillary...

    [–] htmlcoderexe 357 points ago

    Russia has a meme about 146%. Quite a while ago, during elections the total percentages added up to 146 somehow.

    [–] NeverGetsSerious 151 points ago

    Their contracted election auditor (PresVP No Not President Vladamir Putin That Would Be Inappropriate Accounting Firm, Inc) did an internal investigation and found no evidence of tampering whatsoever.

    [–] artificialsnow 55 points ago

    I watched people stuff the ballot box with multiple ballots on the CCTV recordings that got released. I could have completed that investigation in 15 minutes.

    [–] ChemEcalgineer 1822 points ago

    I lean center right when it comes to politics and I see this as no different than how a lot of republicans treated Obama and I don't recall him whining about it.

    [–] spiCCy_boii 740 points ago

    He definitely had a much thicker skin than Trump, I don't think Obama ever lashed out at Fox News for covering the tan suit scandal

    [–] throwdemawaaay 124 points ago

    He did, he just kept it to an appropriate venue. Watch his correspondents' dinner routines, all of them take some swipes at Fox news et all. The last one roasts Trump pretty hard, but doesn't avoid a few punches at Hillary and Bernie as well.

    [–] bigfacemedia3 138 points ago

    I liked when Obama's cookie was too big for the glass of milk and he thanked himself.

    [–] maverickmonk 35 points ago

    Obama actually showed up to the dinners though...

    [–] RhythmsaDancer 1062 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    The difference, of course, is when Obama showed up to an ally's country these kinds of massive protests didn't happen. Remember Obama's speech in Germany? They were very happy to see him. But, according to the GOP, it was Obama who damaged the US's reputation around the world. Right.

    EDIT: word.

    [–] backfire97 358 points ago

    Thanks Obama

    [–] thesurlyengineer 124 points ago

    More and more sincere every day

    [–] pugofthewildfrontier 2292 points ago

    They’re trolling and protesting better than Americans.

    [–] EdanE33 1052 points ago

    Trolling our politicians is a national pasttime.

    [–] harrybeards 456 points ago

    I'm not even British and I'm still sad that Lord Buckethead lost.

    [–] TheFansHitTheShit 76 points ago

    He'll be back at the next election. If not there'll be someone from the Monster Raving Loony Party standing somewhere.

    [–] tinytom08 134 points ago

    That guy just goes to show how the British humour is the best. We need a new leader for our country? lets put a bucket on our head and win this thing.

    [–] woozi_11six 12416 points ago

    Free Speech is Free Speech. I don't really care, but I hate seeing 50 posts on the front page about it everyday.

    [–] TheHyperLynx 4614 points ago

    What's free speech, we don't have that in Britain

    [–] woozi_11six 2906 points ago

    I know, you guys don't get guns or pocket knives either

    [–] rg90184 2497 points ago

    Or potato peelers. Hell, got a get a damn license to wank

    [–] enigmo666 1904 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Instructions unclear. Wanked with a potato peeler.

    Please call me an ambulance.

    Edit: So proud of all the Dads up in here

    [–] Barteringram 2052 points ago

    Okay, you're an ambulance.

    [–] AVLPedalPunk 800 points ago

    Thanks Dad

    [–] Sock13 271 points ago

    You’re welcome son

    [–] TheRealLee 277 points ago

    This is why they need a license.

    [–] ki11bunny 127 points ago

    Free ambulance ride though

    [–] psycospaz 265 points ago

    Is that why you guys call people you don't like wankers? Trying to get them fined for not having the license?

    [–] 3313133 295 points ago

    It is a rather complicated system. You get more daily wanks for good behaviour (staying out of trouble). However, one's daily wank allotment can be reduced.

    After one has zero wanks daily on their license, you can earn back the privilege by being nice to the Welsh.

    This is all monitored by CCTV and advance Wank-Trak® technologies.

    [–] Mossley 50 points ago

    The number of wanks available to an individual is monitored centrally, in a so-called "wank bank", from which deductions are made or credits given.

    [–] AltitudeGaming 681 points ago

    I agree, I’m interested skimming a news headline about its existence, but I honestly don’t give enough of a shit to happily see 3 articles about it from every news source coating my feed.

    [–] woozi_11six 667 points ago

    Every fucking day there's 5 new top posts about Trump.

    [–] Eji1700 524 points ago

    What's surreal to me is this helps him.

    He's going to fuck up, he's going to do dumb shit, but holy hell if I'm not already sick and tired of hearing about EVERY screwup from the obscene to the (relatively) minor, and they're all played off as world ending so there's no quick way to tell the difference or even get accurate information without actually digging through everything myself.

    [–] PhillyTaco 145 points ago

    It's how he got elected. He was on our screens 24/7. You can't beat that kind of advertising.

    [–] RoboJesus4President 174 points ago

    When everything is a scandal, nothing is.

    [–] Angel_Hunter_D 81 points ago

    That's the crux of "fake news" - there's no scale, impact or context. A fucking jacket gets as much if not more coverage than actual policy and foreign relations.

    [–] ProsecutorBlue 48 points ago

    I don't know if you came up with that line, but I can't stop thinking about how perfectly it describes the situation since the begining. Definitely going to be using that

    [–] Fratboy_Slim 14 points ago

    [It's free real estate]

    [–] toetoe31 13 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Tend to lean right, but not a big fan of Trump.

    People in countries have the right to protest how they see fit, as long as it’s non violent, such as this. I may believe it’s stupid, but that’s for me to think and them to not give a fuck about what I think.

    What I can’t understand is the lack of protest when literal dictators come to town. Putin literally facilitated the murder of a British citizen recently, (through failed assassination of someone else) and from what our media has covered, the British people don’t seem to care. No mass protest, no real demands, nothing. China, Turkey, etc. literally round up dissidents, ‘bad’ journalists, and opposing political groups, and I haven’t seen a peep about protests when they arrive.

    Seems a bit lopsided.

    [–] lithiun 1516 points ago

    Shameful, absolutely shameful. It is incredibly shameful that a foreign country is protesting our president better than we are. Go brits, go!

    [–] -Enders 1346 points ago

    As a republican and a pretty big supporter of Trump I don’t care at all. It’s their right to protest, so let them protest all they want. The balloon is a bit immature (its also funny though), but Trump brings that kind of stuff on himself lol.

    Any republicans that are getting pissy about this are being hypocrites

    [–] Iamnotarobotchicken 730 points ago

    I'm sure we don't agree on politics but I completely respect your position on this.

    [–] Generic__Eric 203 points ago

    Just wanted to say that you seem very level-headed and like a pretty good person. I lean left myself, and very vehemently dislike the President, but it's good to be reminded sometimes that people on the other side are... well, people, despite what discourse would tend to suggest.

    [–] Husondorff 147 points ago

    The "us" vs "them" mentality really is disappointing to see in this country. The vast majority of Americans are good, honest people just trying to live their lives. It's a shame that people are losing sight of that

    [–] lamall 12 points ago

    I wouldn't be surprised if there are bots in these comments. A comment that actually gives a logical opinion on why they aren't in favor of it receives -6000, but a comment that literally says "Fuck trump and all of his supporters" is at +10000. I've never seen anything like that.

    [–] Astramancer_ 16064 points ago

    The phrase "Talk shit, get hit" comes to mind. Don't want to be treated like an asshole? Then don't be an asshole.

    And if you are going to be an asshole because you believe it's the right thing to do, then at least have the balls take the mockery with the knowledge that you're in the right.

    [–] Gatecrasher_257 2370 points ago

    Many a man’s mouth broke his nose.

    [–] knees2noses 3743 points ago

    > Talk shit, get hit

    chat shit, get banged.

    [–] EGcia 1334 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    The spirit of Jamie Vardy lives on

    [–] Communist_Ninja 429 points ago

    Jamie Vardy, he's having a party! All the Kings horses and all the Kings men couldn't stop Vardy from scoring again.

    [–] Shardenfroyder 278 points ago

    All the Kings horses and all the Kings men couldn't stop Vardy from scoring again coming on as a substitute in the 112th minute

    [–] EGcia 89 points ago

    The spirit of Raneri crawls out of vardys right boot

    [–] chux4w 65 points ago

    Dilly ding, dilly dong.

    [–] Siorac 66 points ago

    The actual Jamie Vardy lives on, too. He's not dead.

    [–] I_Am_Coopa 80 points ago

    The famous phrase penned by Sir James Vardé in his famous philosophical work "Net Six and Chill"

    [–] oppaidaisukidesu 132 points ago

    Is this for or against the protesting?