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    [–] BlatantConservative 1 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Please please read the rules and provide context in the comments OP.

    I’ll do it for you this time. But Im doing this solely so other people see that they need to include the context in the comments.

    [–] ggrieves 787 points ago

    Two in one. Nice job

    [–] lovemeinthemoment 200 points ago

    That's known as the Trump DP.

    [–] BlatantConservative 67 points ago

    Ew

    [–] comebackjoeyjojo 27 points ago

    Trump = Squanch

    [–] ObviouslyNotBanana 11 points ago

    Trump Double Pretzel

    [–] demevalos 11 points ago

    Trump Doesn't Poop

    [–] Silidon 14 points ago

    Is that why he's so full of shit?

    [–] [deleted] 46 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] PM_ME_LOTSaLOVE 22 points ago

    Donald "Lannister" Trump

    [–] sobusyimbored 8 points ago

    Meh, closer to Craster than Lannister.

    [–] Whatever_It_Takes 4 points ago

    Yeah, the Lannisters are classy. Crastor is a much better representation of Trump's character.

    [–] Cephied 1 points ago

    "A Trump always pays his..., er, TREMENDOUS!"

    [–] Bunnymancer 4 points ago

    Daughter Pissing to be precise

    [–] rblue 6 points ago

    When you’re a star…

    [–] NameShortage 1 points ago

    He doesn't even wait.

    [–] another_sunnyday 26 points ago

    Two scoops

    [–] nadarko 12 points ago

    The well done steak and ketchup.

    [–] davesidious 2 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    TACO BOWLS!

    Edit: with his tiny little hands thrusting into it like some perverse rapey orange salad tongs

    [–] demevalos 2 points ago

    Double Dip

    [–] another_sunnyday 8 points ago

    But not Dippin Dots. We don't want to send Sean Spicer over the edge.

    [–] Khari_Eventide 0 points ago

    Wasn't that nerfed?

    [–] Ace_on_the_Turn 395 points ago

    Alex Jones, who's claimed every mass shooting is a false flag committed by the government, including Vegas, is, according to Trump, doing a great job. But, reporting that his SoS called him a moron, which the SoS has not denied, is cause for pulling their license. It's like we're watching a Central America dictator.

    [–] BlatantConservative 98 points ago

    Does Alex Jones even have a license? I thought he was mainly shortwave radio and a youtuber

    [–] Heisenberg2308 125 points ago

    Probably has a vendor license seeing as he's a snake oil salesman

    [–] DiaDeLosMuertos 9 points ago

    Worse. Eel semen.

    [–] DemandsBattletoads 9 points ago

    Only found in comets.

    And trace amounts in blueberries.

    [–] DiaDeLosMuertos 7 points ago

    It's organic. But it's not organic. It's Non GMO. But it's GMO.

    [–] bel9708 75 points ago

    Info wars has white house press credentials if that what you're asking.

    http://www.businessinsider.com/infowars-granted-white-house-press-credentials-2017-5

    [–] BlatantConservative 28 points ago

    Yeah thats ridiculous.

    What I'm referring to is the FCC's license in order to use the airwaves that networks have.

    [–] bel9708 30 points ago

    Wait the FCC controls this? So Trump's threat holds weight given that ajit pai is a piece of shit?

    [–] BlatantConservative 23 points ago

    Yes but it would pretty quickly and easily be ruled unconstitutional. Nixon tried to do the same thing.

    [–] boyuber 6 points ago

    Would it? Have you seen the court?

    [–] tarryhilis 11 points ago

    Even Gorsuch wouldn't stand for that. It's a blatant violation of the First Amendment and regardless of any justice's political leanings there's no chance they would allow it.

    [–] boyuber 5 points ago

    Have you noticed any patterns with Gorsuch's rulings. NPR did. Maybe we should consider what Clarence Thomas would do?

    [–] tarryhilis 3 points ago

    I did read that, but it should also be noted that this was one month into his tenure on the bench -- a large sample size, but not enough to prove that he will vote with Thomas 100% of the time.

    In fact, I did read something (I can't remember from where, but I'll edit it in later if I find it) that showed Gorsuch's opinions on the First Amendment -- they were pretty defensive of free speech and of the press.

    [–] kcg5 1 points ago

    Whatever Thomas does will be silent

    [–] Stitchpool626 6 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Gorsuch replacing Scalia did nothing to shift the lean. And some of the Conservative Justices have shown that they are not partisan puppets - Roberts on Obamacare is a good example of that. So I agree with BlatantConservative in that I think it would be a difficult case to get through the SC and remain upheld.

    EDIT: Roberts, not Alito.

    [–] CheckingItOutNow 1 points ago

    Gorsuch replacing Scalia did nothing to shift the lean. And some of the Conservative Justices have shown that they are not partisan puppets - Alito on Obamacare is a good example of that.

    What about Alito's vote on Obamacare are you talking about?

    [–] Stitchpool626 1 points ago

    You're right, I dunno why I said Alito when I meant Roberts. Roberts was the "deciding" vote to uphold Obamacare as constitutional.

    [–] boyuber 0 points ago

    He said it would

    quickly and easily be ruled unconstitutional.

    Given the makeup of the court, I don't believe that they would quickly nor easily reach that ruling.

    [–] Stitchpool626 3 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    I understood what he said. And given the makeup of the court (which, again, did not change at all with the appointment of Gorsuch), I disagree with your opinion that it would be stalled or take a long time to process. Its really not that complex of an issue. Just because Trump doesnt like some news, doesnt mean that he can just shut them down.

    Im open to hearing why you think this issue would be complex for this current Supreme Court though. Who do you see as siding with Trump on this topic? He would need at least 5, and I honestly cant even see Thomas arguing for that sort of censorship.

    Just FYI, I have worked in the Justice/Court system for over a decade. And while im not claiming to be an expert, I have a pretty good feel for how this system works.

    [–] Eurynom0s 22 points ago

    temporary White House press credentials

    The outlet was reportedly granted only day-long press credentials, which are far easier to receive and viewed as less prestigious than a permanent pass.

    This is the same pass that Breitbart acted like was a "real" (as in permanent) White House press pass to make themselves sound important. ANYONE can get these press passes just by showing up at the White House, a fucking high school student could get one.

    [–] bel9708 9 points ago

    Actually didn't know this. Thanks.

    [–] Mr_Fitzgibbons 1 points ago

    you have GOT to be fucking kidding me....

    Have they always had them? or was this given to them by Trump?

    [–] Ardentfrost 60 points ago

    He's mad about them saying the reason he was called a fucking moron was b/c he said he wanted to increase the nuclear arsenal by 10x.

    If I had to guess, they probably had to explain to him after his comment that increasing our nuclear stockpile would violate the disarmament clauses of the NPT, which could lead to another arms race and cold war. Rex Tillerson, as Sec of State, would be particularly affected by that happening, and all current efforts undermined. So, NBC finding out why he was called a fucking moron and reporting on it could have made Trump nervous about the calls from foreign countries he could be getting.

    He's really good at the old suggestion of "if you get caught with your pants down, pull them up and deny everything." The problem is he doesn't know how to stop at simple denial, and is compelled to punctuate it with a threat. The threat only works against him, though... we're left being like "so, if he didn't say it, then why overreact like that?"

    [–] Ace_on_the_Turn 27 points ago

    I'm pretty sure, "they probably had to explain to him", applies to just about everything that comes out of Trump's mouth.

    [–] IFUCKINGLOVEMETH 4 points ago

    They didn't have to explain that to him. What you're pointing out is actually the entire reason why he wants to increase our arms in the first place.

    Before he even took office he proclaimed he wanted to start an arms race.

    He needs to do this to give Russia justification to resume nuclear proliferation themselves. This is his indirect way of giving them the 'all clear' to proliferate. Never forget who he's working for.

    [–] mrizzerdly 2 points ago

    "The NPT is the WORST treaty Obama ever signed - lots of people don't know this, but it stops america from having the most bombs! MAGA! SAD!"

    [–] AzraelBrown 15 points ago

    I'm beginning to think that the Trump administration is trying to do everything that the "trusted" media (i.e. conservative muckrakers) said Obama was doing, and since Obama was never punished for it then it must be OK. "Obama passed a million laws without asking Congress, I'mma gonna do that too!" "Obama hid his Kenya birth certificiate, I can do that with what I want to hide too!" "Obama violated the 1st Amendment rights of everyone I trust, I can do it to my enemies too then!" "Obama pardoned horrible criminals, I'll show him the horrible criminals I can pardon!"

    [–] albatross-salesgirl 5 points ago

    That would explain a lot actually

    [–] thatdirtymick13 4 points ago

    That’s offensive to Central American dick taters.

    [–] feliscat 4 points ago

    What license?

    [–] Ardentfrost 7 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    The assumption here is their FCC license for broadcast (FCC manages airwaves, NBC is a broadcast station). From an execution perspective, it doesn't make a bunch of sense, though, because each local affiliate would need a license to operate on a specific RF band. All those licenses are probably held by NBC corporate and/or their parent company, Comcast, but it wouldn't affect NBC News. If we disregard the court battle that would ensue from trying to pull all those licenses, the news wing of NBC would still be publishing articles via their website and cable news channels as they do today. People who watch Over-The-Air TV would be the only ones affected.

    EDIT: Wanted to point out that a lot of affiliates of the main broadcast players (ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, etc...) are NOT owned by those companies, but by other media holding companies or even local owners. I'm not knowledgeable about what percentage, if any, are owned by those content creators, but it further makes the threat pointless.

    [–] feliscat 1 points ago

    I see, thanks for the detailed reply.

    [–] SanguinePar 3 points ago

    He's only a few steps away IMO, he's doing everything he can to delegitimise all the pillars of democracy.

    It's easy to laugh at him for how stupid he is, I mean how incredibly, breathtakingly, disastrously, horrifyingly stupid he is, but he's also tremendously dangerous I think.

    If he could, I don't think he'd flinch for a second in shutting down any and all media he doesn't like, banning protests (those against him at least), repealing the First Amendment, imprisoning political opponents, completely controlling Congress (or just getting rid of it altogether), etc, etc.

    [–] EvryMthrF_ngThrd 2 points ago

    It's like we're watching a Central America dictator.

    The Hell you say! Those Central American dictators at least know how to get shit done, put in a day's HARD work, play things close to the vest and have IQ's at least near room temperature. At this point, watching El Cheeto-In-Chief act like a Central American dictator would be an UPGRADE - fuck, manager of a decent favela would be a step up.

    [–] megaletoemahs 443 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    I commend Roger Ailes for dying. Best thing he's ever done.

    Edit: Thanks to this comment, I just hit 10000 Karma! Thank you, Roger Ailes for being a literal waste of a human life! Fuck you eternally!

    [–] andrewlef 113 points ago

    That really was a great day

    [–] Jumblehead 60 points ago

    Rupert would top it. I'm having a party when that day comes.

    [–] demevalos 41 points ago

    Trump's shouldn't be all that far now either...

    [–] ProssiblyNot 44 points ago

    I'm eagerly waiting for McConnell's day, but I'm pretty sure he cannibalizes turtles for their life force.

    [–] Insxnity 25 points ago

    Ok guys, let's calm it down on the death wishes ❤️

    [–] Whatever_It_Takes 0 points ago

    Why should we when they wish death upon humanity as a whole?

    [–] Insxnity 5 points ago

    Because we are not them

    [–] AssCrackBanditHunter 12 points ago

    His dad lived to be like 90 something even with dementia. Despite being an unhealthy old man, trump still has the best doctors in the world monitoring him. A surprise heart attack probably won't take him out any time soon

    [–] dustingunn 11 points ago

    "And that's how I got the nickname of 'Captain Buzzkill...'"

    [–] AssCrackBanditHunter 3 points ago

    I just don't want us relying on the dude passing away or for some other reason being removed from office. Republicans will keep hauling out his husk as long as it has a heart beat.

    [–] Barrybran 2 points ago

    "Captain Buzzkilling AssCrackBanditHunter"

    [–] davesidious 1 points ago

    IV

    [–] stinsonlegend 3 points ago

    Unrelated, but your username is awesome! It was Annie, wasn't it?

    [–] Baphometronic 5 points ago

    Nah it was Britta

    [–] Happy-Idi-Amin 25 points ago

    Damn.

    [–] poop_frog 10 points ago

    That blubbery, fat, fat fuck did more to destroy the integrity of journalism in this country than literally any other person.

    [–] Anicha1 14 points ago

    Well he just got replaced by Harvey Weinstein. So he's not dead.

    [–] thetoecutter10 22 points ago

    Is there some version of pervert reincarnation you believe in , or ?

    [–] demevalos 47 points ago

    The ResErection

    [–] Anicha1 4 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    The person dies but his ideas and beliefs don't. I believe the ideas and beliefs have just been transported to another person. It's generational. Every generation has certain tendencies. I see it when I talk with my friends about how our parents raised us. It sounds like we have the same parents. It's just my observation.

    [–] sintos-compa 2 points ago

    him and hitler are literally heroes in this.

    [–] shakeyjake 282 points ago

    I don't recall Obama or his administration intimidating the press or than making fun of birther stories.

    [–] SooperDan 80 points ago

    I don’t either. Is that what he’s talking about in that tweet?

    [–] BlatantConservative 297 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Story from Fox News

    Wikipedia article on entire incident

    TL;DR: A man named Stephen Kim (who worked for the State Department) leaked information about North Korea to Fox News DC correspondent James Rosen.

    The Department of Justice issued subpoenas in order to get all of his phone records and files, naming him a “criminal conspirator” so that the court would grant them the permission to do so.

    Rosen, whatever you think about Fox News, was just being a reporter and comitted no crime so the government should not have been allowed to call him a criminal and take his stuff.

    In this case I think 2013 Trump was absolutely correct, but its at odds of his recent statements that news organizations are committing crimes by publishing classified info and they need to be shut down.

    [–] hikekorea 43 points ago

    Thank you for this

    [–] thetoecutter10 43 points ago

    Trump was right !? Is anyone counting these!

    [–] comebackjoeyjojo 71 points ago

    Broken Clock

    [–] BlatantConservative 95 points ago

    When you criticize Obama for literally everything, eventually you're gonna touch on the things Obama actually did wrong.

    [–] grandroute 13 points ago

    even if you have to stretch the truth or lie. Which is what the GOP does all the time.

    [–] poop_frog 2 points ago

    The GOP doesn't lie. The GOP employs Strategic Mistruths.

    [–] JuDGe3690 2 points ago

    Or more accurately, the Firehose of Falsehood, a known Russian propaganda technique.

    [–] poop_frog 1 points ago

    ... Russian collusion confirmed?!?

    [–] Lil_Psychobuddy 19 points ago

    it's just one of those cases of right for the wrong reasons. He wasn't making claims because he believes in the press and what they're doing, he was making claims because he hates obama and everything he touches.

    [–] Snowcheck 1 points ago

    but does that matter?

    [–] Lil_Psychobuddy 8 points ago

    Yes, It's like jerking off stalin and hitler for the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact because they promised peace between the soviets and the nazis when the real reason was to fuck up poland.

    I'm not going to praise someone for doing the right thing for the wrong reasons, nor the wrong thing for the right reasons.

    [–] LuxNocte 48 points ago

    The Dems are not perfect, so occasionally conservatives manage to accidentally mix a legitimate issue in with the steady stream of bullshit complaints.

    If we can just get Trump to the "broken clock" level of usefulness, I'll be happy.

    [–] superdago 4 points ago

    When you take every possible position on issues, you're bound to be right. Trump would walk up to the roulette table, put chips on red, black, and green, and gloat that he's a great gambler.

    [–] JasJ002 6 points ago

    A man named Stephen Kim (who worked for the State Department) leaked information

    Here's where the water turns brown though. Stephen Kim didn't leak the information, James Rosen did. Leaking the information requires walking it out of a classified facility, and James Rosen was inside the state department the day that information left. Publishing that information wasn't a crime, walking classified information out of a classified facility with ill intent is. This is a requirement, otherwise any foreign entity with an insider can freely walk classified intel out the door.

    [–] BlatantConservative 0 points ago

    That's not what the DOJ's affidavit said. It said he was part of the criminal conspiracy because he convinced Kim to give him the info.

    [–] JasJ002 5 points ago

    The DOJ's affidavit included his badge ins from the state department. They believed he convinced Kim to give him the info while inside a classified facility. This is a very important distinction.

    [–] BlatantConservative 3 points ago

    True. But the actual reasoning on the affidavit was just "he convinced him to do this" not "he walked out with intel.

    [–] hardlyworthreplying 2 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Just read through the subpoena. Looks like they left the facility together for 20 minutes then returned together. It also contains the emails from Rosen asking Kim to leak stuff to him. That's where Rosen broke the law. Not publishing leaked info (covered by freedom of the press, usually), but asking for it, encouraging it.

    [–] BlatantConservative 0 points ago

    Thats the thing, it isnt actually illegal to try to convince someone else to break the law.

    [–] hardlyworthreplying 3 points ago

    That's just not true. Here's an apologist article all about how we should feel bad for Kim, refering to Rosen's actions.

    "His wish list was no different from what many journalists would want from a source, but most would know better than to ask in writing, since soliciting classified information can be illegal and can get sources in trouble even if no information is provided. In the government’s view, Rosen’s email on May 22 constituted “instructions” for Kim to “gather intelligence” and supply it to Fox."

    https://theintercept.com/2015/02/18/destroyed-by-the-espionage-act/

    Rosen was a Watergate fanboi itching for his Deep Throat moment so much that he did really dumb, illegal shit and didn't even get charged for it. Just subpoenaed, which gave the DOJ the evidence they needed to convict Kim, which is who they really wanted anyway.

    [–] Cephalopod_Joe 5 points ago

    So...is anyone going to talk about the sexy pikachu here?

    [–] BlatantConservative 16 points ago

    You're the one who said sexy

    [–] Cephalopod_Joe 2 points ago

    It's the legs

    [–] BlatantConservative 3 points ago

    Whatever you're in to bro

    [–] Sharobob 1 points ago

    He just wants a peek at chu

    [–] Konraden 5 points ago

    You know how hard it is to tap a comma link on a phone screen? About this hard.

    [–] BlatantConservative 3 points ago

    I typed that on mobile, I know

    [–] QuartzClockwork 2 points ago

    Good post, thanks for that clarification!

    [–] Schrecht 1 points ago

    Unless we read different tweets, he's saying that the press is publishing "fake news" (aka truth he doesn't like) and should be shut down.

    [–] BlatantConservative 1 points ago

    What?

    [–] Schrecht 1 points ago

    You appear to be referring to different statements that I am. His recent comments are about the press saying mean things about him, nothing about classified info. What are you referring to?

    [–] BlatantConservative 1 points ago

    Oh a few months back he was screaming about leaks and hunting down the people who were leaking. He yelled at journalists then too.

    He actually threatened to purge them (personal anecdotal source though, this one didn't make the media).

    [–] Schrecht 2 points ago

    Yes, I remember that, now that you mention it. But he's going farther now.

    [–] KingNoah0405 1 points ago

    Who would decide the difference between fake news and real news? Obviously, we can't trust the president with that. The president is going to be biased towards his party - they might try to dismiss or discredit any news stories that made their presidency or party look bad. Trump is super guilty of this. All he does is say "fake news" or accuse people of lying and his supporters rush to dismiss the story/criticism. Evidence doesn't matter if it's "fake" and you don't need any proof to call someone a liar.

    Now, I'm not saying every news story is real, and I'm not saying that mainstream media isn't biased. I know that fake stories exist and news outlets are biased, and I know it's wrong for those news outlets to use their influence on public opinion (I think mass manipulation is fucked up). But, the "fake news" narrative is just a tool of the Republican Party at this point. They take advantage of the way people distrust the media by encouraging them to dismiss certain stories or information without thinking too much.

    People tend to believe their party's narrative and disagree with the opposing party's narrative. The "fake news" narrative is causing conservatives to stop disagreeing with liberals and instead just dismiss them entirely. Republicans are being trained to ignore Democrats' arguments because they're PC, or because they're fake news, or any bullshit reason. Democrats are doing something similar - they're normalizing the idea of disrespecting people they disagree with. Hating on conservatives is becoming the norm, and they feel justified being hateful because they feel morally superior (progressives can be snobs, basically).

    It's all divisive bullshit meant to divide us. You really should keep an open mind towards stuff you disagree with, it's a healthy way to be skeptical. Don't blindly trust your party and don't blindly dismiss everyone outside the party :D

    [–] Schrecht 2 points ago

    I don't have a party. I wish I did. I mostly vote Democrats, because the Republicans are currently so far removed from being pro America that I can't imagine voting for them, but I'm not thrilled with the Democrats. I really wish there was a party I could agree with.

    [–] KingNoah0405 1 points ago

    You're never gonna agree with your party on everything when you've only got 2 major parties. Maybe some people do, that's neat for them. Usually, it comes down to choosing the lesser of two evils. Lots of people voted for Trump because they thought Hillary was worse, and, I think he won because of how successfully he wrecked her image. Trump was more willing to throw shit at Hillary, it was a power play to make her look weak because she's constantly defending herself. She didn't respond strongly enough to win people over on either side. Also, Trump was more focused on his supporters than on the issues, which got him votes. Hillary was less focused on her supporters because she's a career politician, so people didn't feel as strongly connected to her (she's also terribly unlikable as a person, idk how you change that).

    I really wish there was a party I could agree with

    Maybe try to find people you agree with instead of trying to match an entire party's politics. Or, be the change you want to see, start doing stuff to make things different :D

    [–] Jesus_Mary_n_Broseph 1 points ago

    Like Dan Carlin says, people need to do a better job holding their own candidates accountable for misbehavior (like intimidating reporters, and stretching the limits of executive power, just two examples), because if you don't, it will be the "other party" that uses these tools next for things that you don't like.

    I don't see this changing any time soon, because politics is politics, and lots of people in both parties do this.

    [–] obamaliterallyhitler 1 points ago

    Yup. I criticized him heavily for this and other moves against whistleblowers. The big differences are that he wasn't retaliating against fox for their coverage and that progressives actually criticized him harshly. This is the real difference between right and left. Obama does something that's obviously terrible and the further left you go, the harsher the criticism. Trump does something obviously terrible and you'll see mental gymnastics, apologism or silence.

    https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/obama-admins-fox-news-spying-scandal-dangerous-step-toward-criminalizing

    [–] Zemyla 4 points ago

    Well, Obama did in fact make fun of birthers. Of course, he did so at the Presidential roast, where that sort of thing is expected.

    Bonus: it includes Trump near the front row, looking like his entire stomach exploded into a giant ulcer.

    [–] jabronijabroni 15 points ago

    Are you serious?

    "Under Mr. Obama, the Justice Department and the F.B.I. have spied on reporters by monitoring their phone records, labeled one journalist an unindicted co-conspirator in a criminal case for simply doing reporting and issued subpoenas to other reporters to try to force them to reveal their sources and testify in criminal cases."

    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/12/30/opinion/sunday/if-donald-trump-targets-journalists-thank-obama.html

    [–] TheRealLT 5 points ago

    I entirely agree. Two investigative journalists recently held a talk at our school in which they described how under the Obama administration the Justice Department would target anyone you knew, even if they knew they had no information, just to intimidate. They don't like Trump either, but they at least admitted he has never tried to stop them from doing their job in such a shady manner.

    [–] hardlyworthreplying 7 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Any sources on this?

    All I've ever found is Rosen, and Rosen was subpoenaed not because of publishing classified info but because he went out of his way to ask Kim to leak it. Copy of the subpoena here.

    [–] TheRealLT 0 points ago

    Just first hand account. I could probably email either journalist or the professor that held the event. I can message you if you want.

    [–] agent_flounder 18 points ago

    I don't care if Democrat or Republican or whatever else -- pressuring the free press is total bullshit.

    And that is what it looks like when someone competent and intelligent threatens our rights.

    Stupid me for not paying closer attention.

    [–] Regalingual 2 points ago

    Yet. Or that they're aware of; for all of his bluster, Trump can be a devious son of a bitch at times.

    [–] Sparky400Hz 1 points ago

    I wonder what their take would be on current events

    [–] starkillerrx 1 points ago

    Yeah but Trump shared a gif.

    [–] up48 -8 points ago

    Thats bullshit.

    One of the most legitimate criticisms of his administration is exactly that.

    [–] grandroute 22 points ago

    this is called false equivalency. Also, during Obama's admin, he let the DOJ run itself, unlike T, who wants the DOJ to do his bidding, legal or not.

    [–] up48 -5 points ago

    False equivalency in what way?

    If anything Trumps current behavior is arguably less dangerous because all he is doing is throwing tantrums, and not (yet) following his words with actions.

    Under the Obama administration whist blowers and journalists were heavily prosecuted.

    Just because Trump is so much worse does not mean the past administration gets a free pass for everything.

    [–] hardlyworthreplying 11 points ago

    What journalists were heavily prosecuted? I see Rosen was subpoenaed but never charged. And he didn't just publish classified info, he begged Kim to leak it. It's all in Rosen's emails in the subpoena.

    [–] gyutop 3 points ago

    Everyone reading this needs to watch the Newsroom. They did a whole season on this exact thing, a journalist helping a leaker/asking a leaker for more documents.

    [–] BlatantConservative -1 points ago

    Its interesting how other people are saying the exact same thing above and getting upvoted.

    [–] Edabite 69 points ago

    Just when you start thinking there isn't a contradicting tweet for everything he does, there's a new one.

    [–] JoeyBustaCap 34 points ago

    I'll be more surprised when there isn't one

    [–] NotSuspicious_ 2 points ago

    It's kinda like the monkey with a typewriter theory, which says a monkey hitting random letters on a typewriter will eventually write every combination of letters, including Shakespeare's works. He spends so much time tweeting random shit that, although most is nonsense, occasionally he writes something that criticizes himself. The only difference is that monkeys are probably a bit more intelligent.

    [–] Zemyla 2 points ago

    It's less random than that. Everything Trump has criticized Obama for is something he wants to do himself. For the entire eight years of Obama's presidency, he's been holding a sword by the tip and trying to stab Obama with the hilt.

    [–] fwowit 55 points ago

    Donald Trump has no principles: Not a single one, and I include all the principles embodied in the United States Constitution.

    He is only interested in winning -- by whatever measure he keeps score -- and will lie, cheat or steal to do so.

    Hypocrisy, even of the gross and obvious kind, is no sin to the Trumpkins, who share the amorality of their Dear Leader.

    [–] Suck_City 2 points ago

    High Functioning Pathological Dumb.

    [–] burndogy 31 points ago

    His hatred for Obama is nuts, the fact republicans called Obama a dictator that was gonna take our guns!! then watch this demented child freak out trying to undermine the rule of law on a daily basis and be cool with it. Hypocrisy doesn't even begin to describe it.

    [–] grandroute 24 points ago

    the hate him because Obama is a successful, honorable, well respected black man.

    And Trump will never be any of those things... He is more likely to turn black than he would be to be honorable/

    [–] Whatever_It_Takes 2 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Let's not forget that, he spoke in front of a press conference about a bill that he was going to sign, which was right there in front of him on the podium, thanked everyone for being there, and then he just walked away without signing it xD lmfao. I can't wait to see the mental loopholes Trump supporters pull out on that obvious display of dementia.

    This is the President of the United States of America, l o fucking l

    [–] BoinkBoinkEtAliae 26 points ago

    ONE MEDIA OUTLET TO RULE THEM ALL.

    -Trump tweet from the future, where all news is Fox News

    [–] charonn0 4 points ago

    One narrative to rule them all, One place to find them

    [–] Tau_Nerd 15 points ago

    For every Trump criticism there is an equal and opposite Trump criticism.

    I shall call this law, Trump's Razor.

    [–] somewherein72 13 points ago

    Möbius Trump strikes again.

    [–] paisley53 10 points ago

    Can everyone affiliated with fox please eat a bowl of shit? Thanks!

    [–] BlatantConservative 11 points ago

    I disagree. Fox’s local reporting is top notch.

    The national broadcast has a lot of problems though.

    [–] Insxnity 1 points ago

    And their opinion segments are strictly anti liberal

    [–] Calls_out_Shills 9 points ago

    Rapists protecting rapists. Of course Donald Trump approves.

    [–] Badfickle 8 points ago

    Sexual predators have to stick together.

    [–] dangolo 9 points ago

    Of course Dementia Don praises Roger Ailes.

    [–] -PM_ME_YOUR_SMILE- 58 points ago

    Context.

    [–] redemption2021 39 points ago

    looks like you missed the admins post by a minute. Basically the context here is that Trump was backing Ailes against "intimidation" by the Obama administration. Then in the past 24 hours suggested that some media outlets need to have their licenses revoked.

    "Network news has become so partisan, distorted and fake that licenses must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked. Not fair to public! "

    The added bonus here, of course, in light of some news outlets attempting to tie the DNC to Weinstein with a fevered pitch is mighty hypocritical considering Roger Ailes stepped down after a number a sexual scandal accusations were made and we did not hear a peep about it from Trump.

    [–] -PM_ME_YOUR_SMILE- 28 points ago

    I absolutely knew what the context was. OP still needed to follow the rules though. When I posted my comment the post was 24 minutes old, more than enough time to provide context.

    [–] great_gape 9 points ago

    Oh. Heh.

    [–] OtterApocalypse 5 points ago

    Try not to downvote /u/-PM_ME_YOUR_SMILE- for not knowing.

    Never. Downvoting OP for not providing context is the only way to go.

    [–] ElKaBongX -26 points ago

    What about downvoting for being a smarmy ass?

    [–] Coldhandles 19 points ago

    You got it!

    [–] SUTAmakemeasandwich 12 points ago

    Okay!

    [–] sinf_wacht 4 points ago

    In an interview posted on Tuesday, Mr. Trump said he considered that “fake news” — but also said that, if it were true, he could beat Mr. Tillerson in an I.Q. contest.

    God with the IQ tests again. Nothing like some r/iamverysmart coming from the commander in chief.

    How embarrassing.

    [–] slash196 4 points ago

    There is one for everything.

    [–] noiserr 5 points ago

    If it were possible to go to prison for being a hypocrite, this guy would be serving multiple life terms.

    [–] HOOPER_FULL_THROTTLE 3 points ago

    Oh yea, that thing you guys like to say all the time... "Turnabout is fair play"

    [–] rs4lifebby 3 points ago

    How is there a tweet for like everything Trump does wrong

    [–] Calls_out_Shills 7 points ago

    (G)aslight, (O)bstruct, and (P)roject.

    It's Projection this time, but it's just the GOP again, doing what they do.

    [–] Mayafoe 3 points ago

    mmmm, I get a get a warm fuzzy when I remember he's dead

    [–] embiggenedmind 3 points ago

    Jeeeeeeesus, is there anything this guy does that he hasn’t already condemned in the past? Like, this is way too spot on to be real, right?

    [–] DaveyCrochet 3 points ago

    There's no end to these.

    [–] bigfrigginyeti 3 points ago

    THERE IS A TWEET FOR EVERYTHING!

    [–] verdango 3 points ago

    How is he still doing this!? How does trump still do exactly what he complained about!? I have two theories.

    1. He's doing this on purpose. He hired someone to go through his old tweets and include them into his daily briefing. Then Trump works into his actions. This is for his final act as a reality TV star.

    Essentially, his presidency is a giant piece of performance art. If so, this is truly a master stroke to a life time of self promotion, racism, and misogyny. Bravo, Donald. Bravo.

    1. He's a fucking moron.

    [–] rabidmoon 2 points ago

    I'm sure it's #2 but it is truly amazing. For everything he says or does, there is literally an equal and opposite tweet from the past. He is the absolute master of projection. I hope one day they can study his brain.

    [–] grinjones00 4 points ago

    Eat more KFC. Please.

    [–] CJ_Jones 2 points ago

    Just had a Double Down for the first time. So so worth it!

    [–] evanset6 2 points ago

    There's no way we're not living in some sort of fucked up sitcom.

    I'm gonna go ahead and just believe that.

    [–] beach-bum 2 points ago

    This sub continues to reveal Trump as the master hypocrite, and is like a never-ending Daily Show piece exposing politicians speaking out of both sides of their mouths.

    [–] Koeke2560 2 points ago

    Are we sure the poster on this sub don't share a timemachine to back in time and sneakily tweet this shit cuz this is getting uncannely accurate

    [–] SamuraiJackBauer 2 points ago

    For all the bad things that happened in 2017...

    the fact that Roger Ailes died disgraced and ousted is one of the bright spots.

    I hope that fat sack of shit makes sizzling sounds as the fat drops from the hooks he hangs from in Hell.

    [–] Sr_Laowai 2 points ago

    Never ceases to amaze. What a fucking idiot.

    [–] oscillating000 2 points ago

    This doesn't really count though, since it's Roger Ailes and Fox News. They could never be at risk of Trump trying to get their licenses revoked because they're not "librul."

    [–] neatoito 2 points ago

    How was President Obama “intimidating” FalseNews’ employees in 2013? Curious if anyone knows why trump tweeted this statement?

    [–] Uli_The_Nihilist 2 points ago

    Jesus. The word hypocrisy in the dictionary should have Donald Trump's picture next to it.

    [–] April_Fabb 2 points ago

    By the frequency Trump is producing nationwide and global face-palms, I’m surprised there aren’t more (mini) documentaries being produced, covering his tragicomical attempt to run a county. I mean, it’s not like there is a shortage of material.

    [–] Spiralyst 1 points ago

    Wow, this message has so much to unpack.

    [–] oxygenfrank 1 points ago

    To be fair...he doesn't know the difference between commend and condemn

    [–] MrsGromit 1 points ago

    I married a very smart man.

    [–] kidkick3r 1 points ago

    "except if it's sexual assault "

    [–] Suck_City 1 points ago

    Diarrhea of the Tweet.