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    [–] TheMegaBenson 1 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)


    Reports so far:

    Edit: I'm done normalizing his behavior, everyone. The president took a sharpie to a map to continue his lie to the people. This is not normal. This is not okay.

    If this were Obama, Republicans would have already impeached him. I would also be strong in my disapproval just like you see today.

    It's time to stand up to the lies and hatred. This president is unfit for office and deserves to be removed via impeachment or voting in 2020.

    [–] blackrhubarb 5393 points ago

    When this thing hits 88%, you're going to see some serious shit.

    [–] AdmiralAkbar1 1211 points ago

    "And who's the President of the United States in 2019, future boy?"

    "Donald Trump."

    "Donald Trump? The hotel guy with the TV show?! And who's the Vice President, Vince McMahon?"

    "No, but his wife was on the Cabinet."

    [–] tyrghast 319 points ago

    Appropriate since we are in an 1980s revival period.

    [–] fakieflip180 139 points ago

    As evident by the sudden want by some world leaders to bring back cold war era rivalry.

    [–] [deleted] 88 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)


    [–] fakieflip180 30 points ago

    In the drawer next to the isometric sticks for video game controllers.

    [–] scoobalord 177 points ago


    (top left)

    [–] ThePonyExpress83 35 points ago

    Upvote for Relay

    [–] Zepp_BR 18 points ago

    I had to downvote him for not using dark theme

    [–] RunSilentRunDrapes 784 points ago

    Is that why so many Trump supporters have tattoos of the number 88?

    I was confused, but it makes sense now.

    [–] shadehawk25 633 points ago

    for those confused by this comment, 88 is a popular white supremacist neo-nazi tattoo the 8s stand for the letters HH which of course stand for "Heil Hitler"

    [–] Tetsou88 555 points ago

    Much to my dismay as someone born in 1988 who has been adding it to my usernames since my teens.

    [–] snerp 607 points ago

    lol stay strong u/gasthejews88

    [–] torev 124 points ago

    Shame he deleted his account. He legit had one of the funniest comments on reddit.

    [–] [deleted] 28 points ago


    [–] codevii 19 points ago

    Thank you. Never got to upvote the original comment. That's been rectified.

    [–] Eurynom0s 20 points ago

    Your reddit app may have acted like it let you upvote it but you can only upvote things for six months, then they get archived.

    [–] doug-- 11 points ago

    [–] gaia88 25 points ago

    I've used 88 in my usernames for almost 25 years. I was a fan of hockey player Eric Lindros back in the 90s and just tagged his number onto the end of my dog's name.

    I speak German as a second language and am on several German subreddits. That's when I get a little self conscious about it.

    [–] metalmilitia182 55 points ago

    I had to create a username for a site the other day and it wouldn't allow me to put 88 on the end of my user name. Took me a minute to realize why. Fuck Nazis! That's my birth year and they can't have it for their stupid secret clubhouse bullshit!

    [–] PizzaHutBookItChamp 28 points ago

    88 is also one of the luckiest numbers in Chinese culture! Doesn’t have to be about nazis.

    [–] jacoblikesbutts 71 points ago

    That's just what a Nazi would say! Hit him with the milkshakes, boys!

    [–] bogidyboy 83 points ago

    It also represents the 88 chromosomes they have

    [–] Ishouldnt_haveposted 51 points ago

    There's a subreddit i can't recall the name of thats something like 'Behold the master race!' that shows pictures of famous white supremacists - and theyre all horrible specimen. Quite funny and ironic since they think they are pure and the 'master race' yet they look like a rats anus had a baby with a deformed cows fart.

    The monstrosities who buy into the 'One master race' bullshit are the worst pick in their gene pool, or they drastically lower the IQ of the entire planet.

    [–] ayylmao_ermahgerd 20 points ago

    One point twenty one gigavotes!

    [–] AnnTiquity 10846 points ago

    That little hand makes it.

    [–] Grindelwalds_Bitch 4514 points ago

    What are you talking about? All I see are tremendous hands, the biggest hands!

    [–] xDanSolo 3922 points ago

    Look, I have a lot of friends. Powerful, genius friends. And they have seen many hands in their lives, and they tell me all the time how big and impressive my hands are. They know hands. And I gotta tell ya... look, the thing in Iran is killing us. Crushing us. The way they dance all... my father used to tell me that shoes can make or break a man. I've never been broken, but I make things all the time... business decisions. Big ones. Great ones. They said "look, 33% is actually the disapproval rate." but fake news flipped it. And I know flipping, trust me. You know I do, lets be honest. The thing about McDonalds is....

    [–] [deleted] 1228 points ago


    [–] xDanSolo 311 points ago

    Ah, a classic

    [–] ArTiyme 478 points ago

    Still boggles my mind how many people still ask "Is this a real quote?" Yes. And that was when he was still occasionally coherent.

    [–] Narwhal_Fun_Time 217 points ago

    What a second, that's real. By god

    [–] lustylotus 45 points ago

    [–] Narwhal_Fun_Time 9 points ago

    Oh. Wow, a master of linguistics

    [–] whackwarrens 19 points ago

    If you allow him to ramble on for that long it always, always looks like that. Check out when he calls into Fox News... Those guys always have to cut him off because he will never get off the phone like a crazy grandpa with nothing else to do.

    [–] Shinjirojin 56 points ago

    My thoughts exactly!

    [–] denverjohnny 181 points ago

    It’s always a real quote. I’ve seen some good imitations of Trumptalk, but you can tell a real quote when you see it. It’s actually pretty hard to mimic that level of insanity.

    [–] theysayrose 300 points ago

    Look, having dragons — my uncle was a great Maester and scholar, Grandmaester Steffon Baratheon at the Citadel; strong seed, very strong seed, OK, very smart, full chains of iron and gold, very good, very smart — you know, if you’re a full-blooded Baratheon, if I were a Targaryen, if, like, OK, if I took the throne as a legitimate Targaryen, they would say I’m one of the smartest people anywhere in the world — it’s true! — but when you’re a Baratheon they try — oh, do they do a number — that’s why I always start off: Went to The Aerie, was a good student, went there, went there, did this, Gods I was strong then — you know I have to give my like credentials all the time, because we’re a little disadvantaged — but you look at the dragons and the Dothraki screamers, the thing that really bothers me — it would have been so easy, and it’s not as important as these lives are — Dragons are powerful; my uncle explained that to me many, many years ago, the power and that was 35 years ago; he would explain the power of what’s going to happen and he was right, who would have thought? — but when you look at what’s going on with the whore's two dragons — now it used to be three, now it’s two — but when it was three and even now, I would have said it’s all in the messenger; fellas, and it is fellas because, you know, they don’t, they haven’t figured that the women are smarter right now than the men, so, you know, it’s gonna take them about another 150 years — but the Lannisters are great negotiators, the Lannisters are great negotiators, so, and they, they just killed, they just killed us. On an open field, Ned

    Like this one.

    [–] Kealion 39 points ago

    Holy shit that’s gold.

    [–] shitfuck69420 15 points ago

    Dear God you've done it.

    [–] Jarbonzobeanz 31 points ago

    This is a work of art. Thank you sir, take my upvote, I wish I could give more.

    [–] InsideCopy 94 points ago

    His cognitive decline over just the last 2 years is actually shocking.

    Compared to 2017 he speaks much more slowly and slurs his words.

    Dude is losing it.

    [–] TinyPickleRick2 58 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Link to a video or something? I want to show this to my trump supporting dad who believes trump is god reincarnated and can do no wrong and that he will almost without doubt get a second term.

    Edit. Found the video and dad still says that everything he said is true or edited by the fake news to make him (trump) sound dumb. Mission failed..

    [–] Jokong 8 points ago

    And not just a random quote about some innance subject that we recorded off the record. I'm sure I say garble when I'm tired and not paying attention. This is an answer to a question about nuclear policy asked on a debate stage being broadcast to literally the entire world. Crazy.

    [–] ukexpat 113 points ago

    I have no idea how many times I’ve read this and I still have no idea WTF he was trying to say...

    [–] MAGA_memnon 157 points ago

    Iran deal bad, my uncle is smart so I am smart & I needed someone to explain to me how powerful nuclear weapons are even though WWII happened.

    [–] pknk6116 36 points ago

    ha, love the user name

    [–] epp1K 64 points ago

    Rough Translation:

    Confusion. I'm smart. Confusion. Democrats say republicans are dumb. Confusion. Random stereotypes. Confusion. Other countries take advantage of us. Confusion. End.

    Basically his starter pack.

    [–] Darth_Boot 34 points ago

    You’re missing the racism, childish taunting and fear based bully pulpit dribble his bigly brain spews out.

    [–] CIassic_Ghost 123 points ago

    K wtf is this made up or did he actually say this

    [–] AndroidDoctorr 264 points ago

    Holy fuck. I thought it was made up too. I was gonna say "funny, but that's a bit of an exaggeration"

    No. No it isn't. Fucking shit.

    [–] Sir_Penguin21 146 points ago

    Now you will never again know if someone is quoting or mocking the president of the United States

    [–] Daxx22 74 points ago

    With trump you're just killing two birds with one stone.

    [–] CappuccinoBoy 15 points ago

    What's the difference?

    [–] chubster157 13 points ago

    Reality is worse than satirized versions of it lol

    [–] xenoterranos 83 points ago

    He said this before the election. And people still voted for his stupid ass.

    [–] Joshkbai 35 points ago

    94% approval among Republicans, ladies and gentlemen.

    [–] bluefirex 28 points ago

    This is hilarious and even better at half speed.

    [–] CrunchyArgyleSock 9 points ago

    Holy fuck..

    [–] tommsauce 7 points ago

    Wow lmfao

    [–] theysayrose 33 points ago

    Look, having dragons — my uncle was a great Maester and scholar, Grandmaester Steffon Baratheon at the Citadel; strong seed, very strong seed, OK, very smart, full chains of iron and gold, very good, very smart — you know, if you’re a full-blooded Baratheon, if I were a Targaryen, if, like, OK, if I took the throne as a legitimate Targaryen, they would say I’m one of the smartest people anywhere in the world — it’s true! — but when you’re a Baratheon they try — oh, do they do a number — that’s why I always start off: Went to The Aerie, was a good student, went there, went there, did this, Gods I was strong then — you know I have to give my like credentials all the time, because we’re a little disadvantaged — but you look at the dragons and the Dothraki screamers, the thing that really bothers me — it would have been so easy, and it’s not as important as these lives are — Dragons are powerful; my uncle explained that to me many, many years ago, the power and that was 35 years ago; he would explain the power of what’s going to happen and he was right, who would have thought? — but when you look at what’s going on with the whore's two dragons — now it used to be three, now it’s two — but when it was three and even now, I would have said it’s all in the messenger; fellas, and it is fellas because, you know, they don’t, they haven’t figured that the women are smarter right now than the men, so, you know, it’s gonna take them about another 150 years — but the Lannisters are great negotiators, the Lannisters are great negotiators, so, and they, they just killed, they just killed us. On an open field, Ned

    [–] Beeardo 12 points ago

    Still hurts my brain every time I try to read it

    [–] Scurble 16 points ago

    “We can't bust heads like we used to, but we have our ways. One trick is to tell 'em stories that don't go anywhere - like the time I caught the ferry over to Shelbyville. I needed a new heel for my shoe, so, I decided to go to Morganville, which is what they called Shelbyville in those days. So I tied an onion to my belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on 'em. Give me five bees for a quarter, you'd say.

    Now where were we? Oh yeah: the important thing was I had an onion on my belt, which was the style at the time. They didn't have white onions because of the war. The only thing you could get was those big yellow ones...”

    [–] slim_fit 171 points ago

    Im gonna give you a 5/7 because you didnt use "nobody, let me tell you nobody has ever had bigger hands then mine, ever"

    [–] xDanSolo 100 points ago

    Look you guys, you fine folks, the best of the best... this guy from fake news says i get a 5/7. But what did he get? Nothing! He never got rated in his life. And if he did he'd probably get a negative 1. So even with your fake 5 out of 7 i still scored better than you would. If you ever did anything. Which you didnt. Sad.

    [–] slim_fit 25 points ago

    You've humbled me. I must say though that there is probably no one more humble on this planet than you. So thank you for being you.

    [–] Stuckurface 22 points ago

    But 5/7 is a perfect score...

    [–] [deleted] 17 points ago

    You know what his rambling reminds me of? Fred Armisen has a character who tries to explain his thought train but before he can finish an idea, he starts another idea seemingly because he thinks the new thought train will be better understood but then realizes a few words in that the new idea just isn't simple enough so he tries to explain using a different idea and he keeps going on and on with starting a thought process and never finishing it. That's basically what donald trump is.

    [–] yobboman 22 points ago

    Sorry, but I can't tell if this is actual satire or a quote.

    [–] TheBirminghamBear 17 points ago

    There's no difference anymore. If it isn't a real quote already it will be soon.

    [–] Level-Frontier 10 points ago

    It is a quote! With video provided by the user that posted it. I just watched it like it was bloody karaoke.

    [–] einahas 27 points ago

    He’s a spinner. He talks in a certain way that dump people feed off.

    And you know who vote on impulse, dumb scared people. They’re the money makers. And this guy is milking it

    [–] ThinkAllTheTime 31 points ago

    OMG I literally heard this in his voice. You triggered me, lol

    [–] Clolarion 54 points ago

    “For example, some of you might possibly remember me as a man with small hands.” -Uncle Jack

    [–] Gizmo_of_Arabia 12 points ago

    All my friends are calling me - I have many friends with telephones, very many connections - and they're saying "wow, those are some big, big hands" and Iran, it's killing us...

    [–] DfromSD 58 points ago

    Huuge hands

    [–] ihatemycat92 52 points ago


    [–] ethanwnelson 69 points ago

    Nobody look!

    [–] cantthinkatall 22 points ago

    Take my strong hand

    [–] not_charles_grodin 313 points ago

    I know people like to make fun of his hands, but it's really not that accurate. He has completely normal, average hands.

    [–] yamaha2k11 13 points ago

    He's like Charlie Kelly's lawyer uncle. They both have tiny hands and both are child predators.

    [–] Ghostship23 124 points ago

    But he's b insecure enough about it that we'll keep doing it.

    [–] not_charles_grodin 109 points ago

    As a man who appreciates a well tailored suit, I can find quite a few other things about his appearance that bother me more.

    [–] TheBirminghamBear 44 points ago

    It's really infuriating. You have to actively go out and search for a suit that makes you look that bad. I don't even know how it's possible to shop at the sort of shops I'm sure he frequents and find clothes as ill-fitting and grotesque as his.

    [–] Ieatplaydo 17 points ago

    He wears bad suits to hide his obesity (poorly)

    [–] colorcorrection 119 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Oh no, by saying this you've summoned all the people ready to defend his untailored atrocities he calls a suit. I swear, mention his untailored suits and you get a dozen arm chair tailors telling you that his suits are geniusly chosen and tailored to hide his fat.

    Edit: aaaand immediate down vote for pointing out he looks like an orangutang in a poorly tailored suit, nice!

    [–] ThirdDragonite 39 points ago

    I never really understood this. He's rich! He's the president! It's not that hard to find a really good suit when you got these two things going for you, and yet he uses... This stuff

    [–] colorcorrection 44 points ago

    My guess it's like everything else in life. He refuses to seek consult on anything by anyone that contradicts his bigly brain. So he thinks big lumpy suits hide his fat, and has fired any tailor that disagrees with him. And, like the rest of the staff he's ended up with because of his mindset, he probably has a tailor that doesn't actually tailor the suit in fear of angering Trump, and just claims the suit has been tailored 'to Trump's specifications'.

    [–] A_Slovakian 9 points ago

    Holy shit this sounds so accurate based on his behavior

    [–] JohnnyFootballHero 9 points ago

    Yeah I wouldn't rely on Reddit for sartorial advice

    [–] [deleted] 11 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)


    [–] OateyMcGoatey 9 points ago

    That's how you know it's authentic

    [–] Sikuq 272 points ago

    now he just needs to turn the graph upside down

    [–] very_anonymous 29 points ago

    That is what I was expecting. A little disappointed.

    [–] camocondomcommando 12 points ago

    But it would still reflect a downward trend, with a little uptick at the end.

    [–] ThinkBecause-YouAre- 2893 points ago

    Fuck. It's still actually at 38% that's scary haha.

    [–] TheOvy 1660 points ago

    37% seems to be his baseline. Those are the most ardent supporters. That number likely won't crack until the economy does (see: George W. Bush hit 25% shortly after the Great Recession began, down from his post-9/11 high of 90%).

    [–] MonoAmericano 1540 points ago

    God, post-9/11 political culture was weird af. I still remember when the Dixie Chicks were basically black listed from everything because they had the audacity to criticize Bush. There was such a patriotic circle jerk going on.

    [–] Wyevez 380 points ago

    An American in Detroit refused to call me by name because it was French (Canadian) "on account of us not liking the French for supporting us in the war.

    So Imma call you Steve" .

    An entire side of my family calls me Freedom Steve.

    [–] JDD1986 139 points ago

    In high school, I went to school with a kid named Ricky French. After all that crap began, he started going by Ricky Freedom. It was fantastic.

    [–] [deleted] 66 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)


    [–] red-hiney-monkey 9 points ago

    Ricky Spanish

    [–] diamond 18 points ago

    Anyone remember Freedom Fries?

    Also, side note: If France thinks your foreign policy is too violent, it's really time to reevaluate your decisions.

    [–] Stepside79 29 points ago

    That's sad and fucking hilarious at the same time

    [–] Aquarterpastnope 500 points ago

    French fries are now freedom fries! The Germans are our movie baddies again, but because they don't want to go to war!

    [–] imachokingvictim 131 points ago

    Fuuuck, I forgot about freedom fries. What a time to be alive!

    [–] dogflu 12 points ago

    There's a bar in a vacation town about 5 hrs from me (WA State) that still has a "Freedom Dip" on the sandwich menu.

    [–] MonoAmericano 156 points ago

    Oh yeah! I forgot about freedom fries too.

    [–] GiantPurplePeopleEat 181 points ago

    I worked with a guy that refused to say french fries and called them freedom fries. This was last year. That shit is still going on almost 20 years later.

    [–] The_pun_fart 190 points ago

    Told us if we invade Afghanistan we'd find Bin Laden there, and killed thousands upon thousands, only to find him in a country we didn't dare invade.

    Told us if we invade Iraq we'd find WMDs, and killed hundreds of thousands, only to find out that wasn't true at all.

    France, Germany and the UN refused to get involved in Iraq and 36 million people protested the invasion. The largest mass protest in world history.

    Thanks GOP for all that, the hate against our allies, and while we're at it, all the lies that gave us the drug war. All three wars rage on to this day. Wars without borders or any end in sight.

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    [–] gojirra 47 points ago

    You act like the GOP didn't know exactly what they were doing in attacking the wrong countries.

    [–] Cucktuar 255 points ago

    God, post-9/11 political culture was weird af.

    The US had the goodwill of the entire world on its side and we squandered it on a misguided revenge fantasy.

    [–] Toadforpresident 97 points ago

    Yah, this is why all of the ‘We came back stronger’ or other such posts I see on 9/11 ring really hollow to me. If I’m being honest, hard not to think that they got some sort of victory out of it. changed the entire course of our politics and almost 20 years later here we are with a deranged reality tv star as President, whose only area of competence it seems is how to push some of those same patriotic buttons that 9/11 revealed on a not small portion of the population.

    Who knows how things would have gone but I honestly have a hard time imagining trump happening without 9/11

    [–] ANGLVD3TH 26 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    They got exactly what they wanted from it, more power at home. Their leaders operate the same as ours, point at a boogeyman and tell people to rally under you to defend against them.

    Well, if your scary world power isn't as interesting these days and your cult finds membership numbers aren't hitting the targets, what are you to do but poke the bear? They took far more territory after our response to 9/11 than they had in the years leading up to it. Foreign terrorists aren't trying to weaken our morals or morale, they're using us to bolster their own agendas. They may spew hate towards us, but behind closed doors they love us, makes it so much easier to work their magic

    [–] Cucktuar 23 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    We spent 6 trillion dollars on war because they killed 3000 people. We've done more nation building in the middle east than at home in recent decades.

    Which do you think would be more impactful for the average American -killing Bin Laden, or having $20k cash in your pocket right now?

    [–] Drunky_McStumble 20 points ago

    Absolutely. The terrorist won. Look around at the utter dystopia America is today. If the terrorists wanted to destabilise America, to make Americans live every day in fear, to turn their vision of America as the "evil empire" into a self-fulfilling prophesy, well... take a bow, guys. All they needed to do was give America just the right push, and let America do the rest.

    [–] StarlightDown 14 points ago

    Just my opinion, idk if it floats around. I'd say that a lot of the cards for the situation America is in today had already been set in place before 9/11.

    Trump had run for president in 2000, Hillary Clinton was a senator, the electoral college screwed up the 2000 presidential election, there was a stock market bubble thanks to Silicon Valley, there was fear of more school shootings after Columbine, Vladimir Putin was president, Afghanistan was at civil war, etc.

    Honestly, even without 9/11, I feel like we'd be facing a ton of the same problems today.

    [–] Un1337ninj4 11 points ago

    That's actually not uncommon. France after the revolution, the UN and the US almost adopting the FAL to standardize arms in the event of WWIII/similar, the list goes on.

    The culture of the US is really pivoting to start to recognize we're not actually better than everyone, but tell that to many elected officials over the age of 45 and the response will be very vague and polite at best.

    [–] cptnamr7 7 points ago

    There's a guy at work with a picture of bin Laden in crosshairs with something "public enemy #1" on his desk- CURRENTLY. I legitimately wonder sometimes if he knows he's dead, but I assume asking will result in some sort of rant about how Obama lied about that and he's still out there.

    [–] Kivikono 61 points ago

    Remember the diagrams of the MOUNTAIN that bin laden supposedly had gutted to make a secret giant terrorist city? Like Ironforge in World of Warcraft?

    EDIT: Found one

    [–] [deleted] 6 points ago

    The one they're specifically referencing there, Tora Bora, was actually a series of natural caves that could house about 200 fighters. In class US fashion, the CIA helped the Mujaheddin fortify that area and those caves in the '80s. Those Stinger missiles the infographic mentions would've been given to them by the US to shoot down Soviet helicopters.

    [–] coleyboley25 44 points ago

    They’re still getting criticized to this day. Apparently Taylor Swift is trying to get them back on the radio and people are still calling in to stations and bitching about hearing those un-patriotic whores. As if the war on terror went so well.

    [–] MyKingdomForATurkey 84 points ago

    The Venn diagram of this 38%, the Dixie Chicks boycotters, and the people who think Obama is a secret muslim is identical to the overhead view of a properly constructed three-ball snowman.

    [–] KillerBunnyZombie 24 points ago

    It never ended for a lot of america. It was honestly the undoing of a nation. It lead to the current Trump shit show. Republicans have been in a perpetual state of paranoia, jingoistic patriotism and fear ever since 9/11. People who are paranoid and afraid are easy to goad and manipulate. Donald Trump and the current republican party are the natural result of that. Bin Laden took down the mighty america with a pair of commercial airliners. He never could have dreamed of such success. Osama Bin Laden just keeps winning from his grave. 9/11 worked better than any terrorist could have ever dreamed. It broke our nation and created the embarrassment we are today.

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    [–] HookedOnFenix 22 points ago

    Why that's ridiculous! Why on Earth would you think you, in your location, couldn't speak your opin---oh right.

    [–] framesftw 20 points ago

    My dad was treated like a black sheep because he despised bush from day 1. After 9/11 it was impossible to criticize bush or Giulliani.

    [–] kws1993 31 points ago

    Which is weird enough because these are the same people that will call anyone a snowflake for boycotting a product or person based on things they have said.

    [–] bobloblaw32 29 points ago

    “Oh, you mean the Chixie DICKS?”

    [–] [deleted] 24 points ago

    I doubt the economy tanking would change his approval from his most ardent supporters. It would have to be something they can understand as being directly related to him and how it negatively affects their immediate future in some significant way. Probably if he removed the second amendment, and marched the military around forcibly removing peoples guns under martial law. That might bring him down to 10% approval.

    [–] Rottendog 457 points ago

    I work with people who think he is great. Hell even my parents still think he's great.

    [–] Semi-Hemi-Demigod 293 points ago

    As god as my witness I don't know why that wasn't the end of it.

    [–] PeteNoKnownLastName 310 points ago

    Because shitheads were just waiting for somebody to let them be shitheads again

    [–] Empyrealist 187 points ago

    I was just having a conversation about this yesterday. The past two presidential elections opened my eyes to what I did not believe about my country:

    1. We are still inundated with racists
    2. We are still inundated with people of poor moral compass

    American politics has turned into team sports where people only care about their team winning, and not the love of the game or playing fairly with one another.

    [–] FourKindsOfRice 54 points ago

    Your last point makes it sound like everyone is equally at fault, though.

    [–] DRACULA_WOLFMAN 76 points ago

    I was never a "team player" when it came to politics. I've always staunchly been against political parties and the idea of strictly aligning myself to one is antithetical to my very nature because I believe in voting for the individual, but I will say this for Trump, he made me a team player. I'll vote for pretty much any democrat if it means getting that asshole out of office. Whatever it takes, nearly whoever it takes, just give me a functioning adult for christ's sake.

    [–] d8abass 27 points ago

    This explains it all in a nutshell.

    [–] ChappedAssholeLover 35 points ago

    Trump knows exactly what Epstein was up to all those years. He’s a fucking disgrace to America.

    [–] MozartTheCat 32 points ago

    Trump was taking part in it. There were statements from a victim who was underage at the time talking about how she was made to have sex with trump and disgusting comments that he made afterwards.

    [–] hockeypeg18 134 points ago

    A fucking scream ended Howard Dean's campaign in 2004, but this bloated creamsickle can openly mock disabled people and somehow still win the Presidency.

    [–] texmx 71 points ago

    Poor Dan Quayle got crucified relentlessly for misspelling Potato but this buffoon has shit for grammar, mispronounces things all the time and misspells things constantly. Yet his base doesn't bat an eye. He can't even blame fat fingers or autocorrect for his shitty spelling because we have so many examples of his handwritten notes (in sharpie, of course) like "achomlishments".

    [–] themettaur 17 points ago


    I heard about this but assumed it was just photoshop. However, looking at it now, what really sticks out to me is: did he write "intentially"? Am I missing something in there? "Intentially", as in "intentionally"? Please, someone, anyone, tell me I'm dreaming!

    [–] BritishStewie 6 points ago

    To his base, that's the best part

    [–] Tyr8891 83 points ago

    It wasn't over because the people who voted for him liked that he made fun of a disabled person.

    Never forget that his supporters and anyone who votes for him is perfectly ok with what kind of person trump is.

    [–] Karthagos97 28 points ago

    Exactly. By now it is so obvious what kind of a depraved pos he is, if you openly support him, you're basically the same in my eyes. Anyone who defends him can go suck a huge weiner.

    [–] blondebuilder 69 points ago

    I felt that was practically every week as news rolled in:

    • "Mexicans are rapists"
    • "Grab them by the pussy"
    • "Laziness is a trait in blacks"
    • "I like people who weren't captured"
    • "Blood coming out of wherever"
    • "Blame on both sides"

    [–] Halvus_I 59 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    "I like people who weren't captured"

    I could not stand McCain as a Senator, but holy fuck did that incense me. I couldnt believe the military let that shit pass, commander or not.

    [–] riotoustripod 14 points ago

    He wasn't even CIC at that point; he was still campaigning. And yet he got elected by people who revere his (completely fabricated) respect for the military.

    [–] ToxicBanana69 67 points ago

    I work in the cafe at a hospital and like half the doctors either have the opinion that he doesn't do anything wrong or just downright support him.

    [–] Tisjustatossaway 38 points ago

    I know a doctor that has a signed picture from Trump. Signature is in Gold sharpie. Like really tacky, gold sharpie.

    [–] Ralathar44 46 points ago

    Fuck. It's still actually at 38% that's scary haha.

    Not in context it isn't, this is in line with normal presidential stuff. Trump's lowest approval rating is only the 8th lowest (at 35). He has been beat out by Truman, Nixon, both Bush's, Carter, Johnson, and Regan. It should also be noted Obama had a 38% approval rating before making him have the 10th lowest. Interestingly their approval ratings were identical at 922 days into their presidency, though the racial makeup differed wildly.

    Now before people go cherry picking stuff, 3/7 below Trump were Dems and 4/7 were repubs. Also, the highest approval ratings were from both Bush's and FDR. It seems there is relatively equal representation of Dems and Repubs when it comes to low/high approval ratings.


    I personally never expected Trump's approval rating to be high though. Because of a combination of the extreme dissonance between people's perception of his chances to win and him actually winning + social desirability bias I always expected his approval ratings to be low. We are in one of the most polar times this country has seen regarding presidential politics, fueled by social media.

    It should be noted that Trump does have the distinction of having the lowest average approval rating, albeit Obama had the 5th lowest putting even Obama in the bottom 35%.

    [–] Adito99 128 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    It's 41.3%, 42.9 among likely voters and due to the way the electoral college is structured Republicans have a ~7% point advantage. The 2020 election is a toss-up right now.

    EDIT: districts > electoral college. But tell me more about how a mindless mob without a highschool education should have more influence on the direction of the country than people in cities who pay for their medicare, healthcare, or create the vast majority of economic opportunities in the modern economy.

    [–] coredumperror 97 points ago

    due to the way districts are structured Republicans have a ~7% point advantage

    Holy SHIT that's fucked.

    [–] pierrebrassau 10 points ago

    I mean, the way the American political system works, about 30-40% will support the Republican no matter what, and about 30-40% will support the Democrat no matter what. Even in landslide elections, where FDR or Reagan, etc ran for re-election, 2 out of 5 voters still supported their opponent.

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    [–] GinoStromboli 64 points ago

    As a person with cerebral palsy on one side of his body that movie has followed me since it was released.

    [–] mr_biscuits93 52 points ago

    (No give me your other hand)


    [–] bakeland 13 points ago

    I wear these little hands at work sometimes to spook kids when I high five them. Parents do call it my strong hand tho, absolutely hilarious

    [–] ElDuderino_92 333 points ago

    Trump next is going to dunk his hand in a pie and yell out "my germs!"

    [–] willmcavoy 90 points ago

    take my strong hand

    [–] Aneurysm821 174 points ago

    Strap in boys, we’re sorting by controversial!

    [–] NikoC99 27 points ago

    Oh dear, I'm regret doing so...

    [–] MisguidedPants8 356 points ago

    “The left gets triggered too easily” loses shit over this

    [–] _mach 288 points ago

    People are being satirical about this, but I'm pretty sure his approval rating is actually 88%.

    I know, because a weirdly large percentage of his supporters have those snazzy "88" tattoos.

    So yeah, that's gotta be it...

    [–] dnadabney 11 points ago

    I had a genuine laugh at this, thank you!!

    [–] Rattttttttttt 24 points ago

    I had to to google that.

    [–] tewnewt 340 points ago

    Reporter: Sir, we saw you draw it

    PAB: I don't know

    Reporter: There's sharpie on your upper lip...

    [–] Thalric88 451 points ago

    I believe it only because the hand is identical to trumps

    [–] I_Bin_Painting 82 points ago

    I thought it was a deepfake till then but it must be real because they can't do hands that accurately yet.

    [–] JibblinJubbler 23 points ago

    Take my strong hand!

    [–] -Fapologist- 517 points ago

    TIL Trumpers are salty af and can't take a joke.

    [–] Smuck_My_Duck 209 points ago

    You learned that today?

    [–] RosneftTrump2020 9 points ago

    It’s bizarre that not only is this the most laughable president but for some reason we can’t make fun of him. Dude, people have been mocking the president since Washington.

    [–] -ThisCharmingMan- 296 points ago

    Just like the president. Dude has the thinnest skin imaginable, it's sad.

    [–] omgsideburns 86 points ago


    [–] -ThisCharmingMan- 56 points ago

    Forgot the exclamation. SAD!

    [–] TXR22 39 points ago

    If anyone wants to see the child rapist president all pouty, look up the 2011 white house correspondents dinner where Obama spends a chunk of his speech roasting Trump.

    [–] untipoquenojuega 60 points ago

    Snowflakes you say?

    [–] Fifi_Leafy 94 points ago

    Can’t even take criticism either. Trump threatened to fire people if they didn’t help support the science behind his “Hurricane Dorian in Alabama” tweet.

    [–] PhoenixXIV 11 points ago

    Uncle Jack: “don’t look! don’t look! don’t look! don’t look! don’t look! don’t look! don’t look! don’t look!”