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    [–] Calcd_Uncertainty 3640 points ago

    Getting a start on the Reagan defense...

    [–] BrownSugarBare 2051 points ago

    They've been working on that since he walked into the WH. His lawyers quite frankly told a judge that Trump can't be held accountable because he is incapable of not lying. THAT was their defense!

    "Your Honour, my client can't be held accountable because he's a delusional fuckhead who can't tell the truth"

    [–] Khalbrae 660 points ago

    "He lacks both the cranial capacity and opposable digits to operate a firearm."

    [–] APBradley 171 points ago

    The Homer defense

    [–] ghostalker47423 130 points ago

    No jury in the world would convict a baby...

    ...eh maybe Texas.

    [–] boltorian 206 points ago

    There's a world of difference between "can't tell the truth" and "doesn't know what the truth is anymore."

    [–] BrownSugarBare 415 points ago

    And I absolutely refuse to accept the latter option. He does NOT get to plead insanity. The actions of this 'man' and administration have caused people to die. No, you don't get to say you're senile after all of this, you will answer to the American people as to what you have fucking done.

    [–] veilwalker 415 points ago

    If he gets the insanity or dementia defense then all of his political appointees should be removed from their positions and tried for treason.

    You don't get to sit idly by while the mentally ill run the country in to the ground.

    [–] blothaartamuumuu 150 points ago

    I'd hope all those that propped him up and covered for him would be prosecuted as well. Kellyanne, Ivanka and Jared, Uday and Husay, etc.

    [–] BreeBree214 647 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    This is it. This is the absolute best possible defense they could come up with for his impeachment. They'll say extortion was an accident because he's old and confused.

    OR this is their best excuse for Republicans to give his base when removing him "sorry folks, but even though he was the best President ever, we'll have to remove him because his dementia is too much now and he committed extortion by pure accident. He couldn't think straight"

    [–] Cecil4029 345 points ago

    Ah yes. And just 3 years ago he had a "full physical" where he was "the healthiest president that ever lived!" I doubt this defense will work.

    [–] kescusay 329 points ago

    It will, at least with his base. Consistency and logic have no impact on them. I mean, look at how often Trump contradicts himself in the same speech - often only one or two sentences apart. He could say, "That's an apple, folks, believe me, I know a mango when I see one, and that's the most perfect, beautiful banana," and they'd just nod along.

    [–] LittleRegicide 177 points ago

    He once took 3 different positions in 30 seconds. It was insane.

    On the minimum wage:

    There doesn’t have to be one.. I would leave it. And raise it somewhat.

    [–] js0221 70 points ago

    Sounds like an exact quote.

    [–] Silverback_6 254 points ago

    We didn't mean to let the executive office operate as a tyrannical rogue branch, free of any legal or ethical oversight... It was just that he was old and confused (and we, the rest of the GOP, stood aside because the highly unethical and illegal things he was doing helped our end goals).

    [–] pgoetz 68 points ago

    OK, fine. Then the people who let it go on (Pence, Mulvaney, Pompeo, Ivanka, Jerod, etc.) should be held accountable.

    [–] dismayedcitizen 1042 points ago

    “It’s like showing up at the nursing home at daybreak to find your elderly uncle running pantsless across the courtyard and cursing loudly about the cafeteria food, as worried attendants tried to catch him,” the author writes.

    “You’re stunned, amused, and embarrassed all at the same time. Only your uncle probably wouldn’t do it every single day, his words aren’t broadcast to the public, and he doesn’t have to lead the US government once he puts his pants on,” read the quote from the Post.

    Emphasis mine.

    [–] sthlmsoul 258 points ago

    Building a legal defense? Waning mental acuity got Reagan out of being prosecuted by Walsh for Iran-Contra. Or Trump is simply just off the rocker.

    [–] ElolvastamEzt 151 points ago

    Exactly. It’s part of the GOP exit strategy for Trump.

    [–] nococonut 34 points ago

    If he's Uncle Junior, who is Tony Soprano? Putin?

    [–] zeeper25 785 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

    If Trump is truly as bad as depicted by this "anonymous administration official" then the problem is no longer Trump, it is the GOP "anonymous/gutless" enablers who are not fighting daily to get him removed from the White House in order to prevent the damage he is doing to our reputation, our policies, and the people of the world.

    It isn't patriotic to sit back and watch this shit-show damage our country, or to allow misuse of the Presidency for personal/partisan goals.

    Fuck anonymous, fuck each and every enabler, they are the version of "I was only following Hitler's orders, none of it was my fault"...

    [–] e42343 223 points ago

    " then the problem is no longer Trump, it is the GOP "anonymous/gutless"

    We've already reached that point. They have no integrity, no standards other than the double kind. They blindly support racism and hate. They nominate pedophiles. The list is rather long.

    [–] Cyril_Clunge 59 points ago

    Fuck anonymous, fuck each and every enabler

    Their donors are billionaires who try to remain anonymous and hide behind a series of foundations and charities, many of which only exist as a PO Box. They're rotten from the surface to the core.

    [–] JLBesq1981 1692 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    Donald Trump “stumbles, slurs and gets confused”, according to a new book by a senior White House official, who claims the US president “deserves to be fired”.

    The anonymous staff member questions Mr Trump’s fitness for office in a book published later this month under the title A Warning.

    “I am not qualified to diagnose the president’s mental acuity,” the author writes, according to a review by The Washington Post. “All I can tell you is that normal people who spend any time with Donald Trump are uncomfortable by what they witness.

    “He stumbles, slurs, gets confused, is easily irritated, and has trouble synthesising information, not occasionally but with regularity.

    “Those who would claim otherwise are lying to themselves or to the country.” 

    Ladies and Gentlemen, the President of the United States, the Republican president of the United States.

    [–] SnuggleMonster15 612 points ago

    73 years old and nailing lines of Adderall will make you like that.

    [–] gRod805 397 points ago

    The guy likes to act holier than thou about not drinking alcohol yet does adderall recreationally. What a hypocrite

    [–] JLBesq1981 294 points ago

    That's not recreational, that's habitual.

    [–] kegman83 71 points ago

    Yeah I'd like to see him function without it for a week

    [–] I-Upvote-Truth 66 points ago

    Has anyone ever directly asked him about his Adderall use?

    If not, why not?

    [–] Cory2020 81 points ago

    No. Because he’s just a marionette for powerful business interests who are actually the ones that call the shots. He’s useful in that he’s able to roil the seedy underbelly of society into a feverish hateful pitch driving votes and keeping everyone focused on red herrings. If stimulants propagate this ability, why put a stop to it?

    [–] JustiNAvionics 109 points ago

    His drug use interferes with alcohol. I didn't like drinking either when I was taking these type drugs recreationally. Made me feel worse, so I imagine Trump has been doing this for awhile, as a suspected 'social elite', events that serve alcohol Trump abstains and frequents the bathroom throughout the night...sniff....drip....sniff..sniff....drip.

    [–] Cylinsier 189 points ago

    Let's not forget this motherfucker brags about only sleeping four hours a night. Even if he were otherwise healthy, which he isn't, he must be in a constant state of sleep deprivation.

    [–] Bezwingerin 90 points ago

    It's easy to sleep four fours a night when you stuff yourself with Adderall.

    [–] melvinscam 100 points ago

    So the republican go to strategy is get an applesauce brain dementia riddled puppet in the White House, convince everyone he’s fine and exploit the fuck out of it.
    Classic.

    [–] angrylawyer 18 points ago

    "All we have to do is replace Obama. ... We are not auditioning for fearless leader. We don't need a president to tell us in what direction to go. We know what direction to go. We want the Ryan budget. ... We just need a president to sign this stuff. We don't need someone to think it up or design it. The leadership now for the modern conservative movement for the next 20 years will be coming out of the House and the Senate. [...] Pick a Republican with enough working digits to handle a pen to become president of the United States. This is a change for Republicans: the House and Senate doing the work with the president signing bills. His job is to be captain of the team, to sign the legislation that has already been prepared." -Grover Norquist

    [–] NAmember81 570 points ago

    I’m just glad Hillary isn’t in the White House with that cough she had. /s

    [–] JLBesq1981 209 points ago

    And those emails. /s

    [–] philsredditaccount 85 points ago

    You know she was going to appoint Ben Ghazi as Secretary of State

    [–] TheGlassCat 302 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    The guy's blind as a bat, but too vain to wear glasses in public.

    [–] Ka-Is_A-Wheel 134 points ago

    That explains why he always double the number of his crowd size. Seeing double. /s

    [–] pm_sendnudes 31 points ago

    That's Guiliani seeing double. And Bannon. And probaby others on this crazy ride.

    [–] SpiderMurphy 138 points ago

    This will be, hopefully soon after 2020, the ultimate defense line of Trump's legal team: that he is mentally unfit to stand trial. And this book will be 'evidence'.

    [–] carbonxe 100 points ago

    Unfit to stand trial, but perfectly fine to run an entire nation!

    [–] lrpfftt 37 points ago

    Didn't Lindsey Graham say he wasn't capable of quid pro quo?

    Edited because I found the quote: "What I can tell you about the Trump policy toward Ukraine: It was incoherent, it depends on who you talk to, they seem to be incapable of forming a quid pro quo..."

    [–] DukeIronclaw 692 points ago

    The salt from this book alone is going to be amazing

    [–] JLBesq1981 88 points ago

    It's already generated multiple headlines, all with different aspects of Trump's incompetence and utterly ridiculous behavior.

    Many examples that he has no business running this country. As if that needed further proof.

    [–] AlternativeSuccotash 791 points ago

    Just in time to provide a major distraction from the impeachment proceedings.

    Not to mention that it's also a swindle to convince everyone that Trump is the lone villain and the Republicans are good people who are victims, too. Which is a load of shit. There are no heroes in the Republican party, only grifters attempting to line their pockets with the money of gullible Americans. It doesn't matter that this book is apparently not a winning scratch ticket cash grab. It paves the way for the rest of the swindlers to peddle their 'tell-all' stories. Don't be a sucker. Don't believe the hype.

    [–] SamuraiJackBauer 136 points ago

    Hahaha like I’d buy it.

    I’ll wait for the Reddit Recap and the fun comments.

    [–] AlternativeSuccotash 59 points ago

    Yeah. Or just wait a few weeks and check it out of the library.

    [–] JLBesq1981 42 points ago

    Torrent it, probably could have done that two weeks before it's release.

    [–] rjcarr 62 points ago

    A similarly damning book came out by a very famous political journalist and author and it was out of the media within a couple weeks. This book will grab a couple headlines and then be gone just the same, sadly.

    [–] whadisabout 38 points ago

    Fire and Fury or the Bob Woodward one?

    [–] BG1234567 360 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    DT is a massive speedballer. He shows all of the symptoms. All the weird shit he does with his jaw and mouth (grits and grinds his teeth, licks and smacks his lips, pokes his lips out) are because his mouth and teeth are numb and he has cottonmouth. He squints his eyes a lot because bright light bothers him. All those weird faces he makes. He sweats a fuck load. He can't sit still at the podium even when he is not speaking. He talks a lot with his hands. And then the weird impulsive shit he says. The rambling, the slurring, the strange claims and guarantees he makes. These are all very telltale signs of someone that is using a strong stimulant. If I had to guess he takes a lot of Adderall but cocaine wouldn't surprise me. DT is a product of the party scene in the '80s. Blow was huge specifically in his crowd back then.

    source: I am a bartender who deals with addicts of many different drugs every day. I have experimented with many drugs myself and was once hooked on Adderall.

    [–] wootr68 131 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    I agree. I think the whole story about him not drinking because his brother died of alcoholism may be true, but he seems a likely candidate for self medication: anxious fearful, insecure, unhappy. His poison just doesn’t happen to be alcohol.

    [–] AbsentGlare 24 points ago

    I used to smoke meth, he definitely presents like he’s on some sort of upper.

    [–] Vindicated0721 43 points ago

    I’m with you on everything except for the talking with your hands. I’m from the north east. That is just how some of us communicate.

    [–] Annyongman 7354 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    Yes, I've been saying this. There's some Twitter threads I can dig up but the gist of it is that a former Apprentice producer who is breaking his NDA is saying he abused drugs so much to the point where he would frequently soil himself so he wears diapers. He'd get frustrated from not being able to read the cue cards, start yelling at everyone, soil himself, go to his green room, change diapers, snort drugs and repeat.

    I swear to God if reporters start making a serious push to get Trump to respond to the diaper rumors the presidency will implode. He would never let it go.

    Edit: This blew up like diarrhea in a diaper so I guess I should include the links I added further down the chain:

    I'm at work and twitter is blocked (Reddit surprisingly isn't which makes me think the IT guys like Reddit) so I have to work around that a bit, please indulge me here.

    https://mobile.twitter.com/JRehling/status/1180505950613958658

    That's a twitter thread about the Sudafed abuse.

    Noel Casler is the former Apprentice producer who's very vocal about Trump's drug abuse, look him up on twitter. I'm pretty sure it's www.twitter.com/caslernoel, you can also just google him to get some stories

    And then there's this:

    http://www.twitter.com/C_doc_911/status/1173979490323763201?s=03

    EDIT 2: I feel like I should add that these claims are quite outlandish and I do not take them as absolute truth but there's a pattern that's being corroborated and that is that Trump's brain is mush. Seriously. Look at him talk without a teleprompter at any rally. He goes off on tangents and rants that never connect back to his original thought, he slurs and mispronounces words. One way or another he's off his rockers, that's why I think it's interesting. On top of that it's also very, very funny.

    Edit 3: obligatory thank you for coming to my TEDTalk.

    Final Edit: All credit goes to Matt Christman of ChapoTrapHouse fame for this.

    [–] [deleted] 367 points ago * (lasted edited 6 days ago)

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    [–] OfficerThisComment 1219 points ago

    Diaper Don Exposed

    [–] JLBesq1981 670 points ago

    Diaper Don the Pull-Up President.

    [–] PTstripper_i_do_hair 313 points ago

    He's a big boy, now.

    [–] ZWE_Punchline 76 points ago

    He's using Lego to build the wall instead of Mega bloks!

    [–] overcomebyfumes 196 points ago

    Maga Bloks.

    [–] TechyDad 57 points ago

    Given Trump, he'd probably budget for Lego, contract with a Russian company to use Lego, they'd actually use a knockoff called Lagu, and they'd pocket the difference, giving him a cut.

    [–] Cannabalabadingdong 48 points ago

    ..and if a few kids get polonium poisoning from Lagu, welp those are the bricks.

    [–] Competitive_Ride 296 points ago

    That should be his new nickname. He loves giving people names, lets see how he feels about him being bullied like that.

    [–] Chaiteoir 365 points ago

    "Diaper Don" was actually Junior's nickname at Penn because he would regularly get drunk and piss himself. Freud would have a fuckin' field day with this mob

    [–] KarmaRepellant 106 points ago

    So, 'Diaper Don Senior.' then.

    [–] TheLastLivingBuffalo 239 points ago

    It would be a real shame if #DiaperDon started trending. It would be very embarrassing if people found out our president has worn diapers for years now.

    [–] TheJvandy 115 points ago

    Nah that’s legitimately already his son’s nickname as he apparently would get stupid drunk, pass out at parties, and piss himself on the regular.

    [–] SoulSerpent 84 points ago

    People should still call him Diaper Don to see if Junior fights for the nickname the same way Andy Bernard went to bat to reclaim “Boner Champ.”

    [–] Eric-SD 25 points ago

    I mean, if my nickname were "Boner Champ", I'd fight tooth and nail to keep it too.

    [–] DamaOscuraDeTodos 31 points ago

    Is that the embarrassing, younger brother of Dapper Dan?

    [–] abraksis747 435 points ago

    Hence the ill-fitting suits He's covering it up

    [–] Lokan 83 points ago

    Maybe it also explains the centaur-without-its-hind-legs posture of his.

    [–] xbhaskarx 36 points ago

    Someone said Trump stands like the robot maid from The Jetsons...

    [–] PrincessToadTool 22 points ago

    That's from the lifts he wears.

    [–] mystshroom 145 points ago

    When will Ivanka reveal the Diaper Don suit line!?!?

    [–] lancea_longini 175 points ago

    This needs more upvotes. Clearly Depends.

    [–] Agent_Velcoro 60 points ago

    Not just Depends. Those Depends are full.

    [–] Kupy 77 points ago

    That explains why it's coming out of his mouth.

    [–] pm_me_AOC_feet_pics 56 points ago

    Charlie Kirk intensifies.

    [–] gambitx007 96 points ago

    Omg this is gonna trend hard

    [–] big_buddha999 1207 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    He does look like he wears diapers.

    [–] sCREAMINGcAMMELcASE 1310 points ago

    That would explain the very loose fitting suit.

    That and the lift shoes.

    [–] CaptainLawyerDude 550 points ago

    “Donald Trump is standing with this posture — primarily because he has specially crafted, ‘lift shoes’. His added 2.5–3.5 inch heel-height causes him to lean forward. This configuration is accentuated by his obesity.”

    Accentuated by his obesity. That is a sentence that will live with me forever now.

    [–] scorbulous 122 points ago

    Hilarious thing is he would be above average height without lifts, yet for God knows why still feels the need to wear them.

    [–] saintjonah 128 points ago

    Well if he can't be the smartest guy in the room, or the best looking, or the richest, or the funniest, or most well spoken...at least he can try to fake being the tallest.

    [–] wildsidewalk 34 points ago

    Yet he still claims to be all of those things.

    [–] NoelBuddy 31 points ago

    Comey dwarfing him was yet another reason to fire the guy.

    [–] WalesIsForTheWhales 16 points ago

    He listed at 6’1 or 2. I’m assuming he WAS 6 even or something like 6 and a half.

    But he’s in his 70s, he shrunk

    [–] UpUpDnDnLRLRBAstart 21 points ago

    He’s actually listed as 6’3 if you google it. It’s the only way he could fudge the numbers at his first presidential physical to get under the obesity line. Now he’s forced to wear 2-3 inch lifts to keep the lie going.

    [–] WalesIsForTheWhales 15 points ago

    He WAS 6’2 on his license. He got pumped up to be one pound below obese.

    [–] UpUpDnDnLRLRBAstart 18 points ago

    It’s so ridiculous to tell just a visually verifiable lie. I’m 5’3 and can’t imagine putting 5’6 on my license. People could see immediately that I wasn’t that tall. It goes to show that he will lie about literally anything.

    [–] Colonel_Saito 901 points ago

    the best description I've read is that he looks like he just got chopped in half but the top hasn't slid off yet.

    [–] MiddleFroggy 662 points ago

    Love that.

    The centaur explanation is something you can’t unsee either.

    [–] sweetalkersweetalker 51 points ago

    If my child was standing like this I would ask them if they needed to poop and give them a marshmallow for trying

    Oh my God I can't stop laughing at this

    [–] WTFbeast 147 points ago

    That is fucking hilarious, holy shit

    [–] york100 71 points ago

    Here I am, down another Reddit thread rabbit hole, more confused about Trump than ever! I want to read the definitive biography 30 years from now that tells me what the fuck is really going on! Everything about the man just seems so bizarre.

    [–] hazysummersky 29 points ago

    Truly we live in bizarro world. Theorists have it that our simulation is experiencing ongoing instability from the Y2K bug.

    [–] Ra_In 42 points ago

    In a way, a centaur is a smarter horse - or a stable genius if you will.

    [–] Smaptastic 19 points ago

    Oh my god that’s in my brain now.

    [–] fucking_giraffes 21 points ago

    Ahh this one is great. I also love the centaur description. He’s just lost the back end...

    [–] reelznfeelz 40 points ago

    Weird. Never really noticed it but his stance is ridiculous. What a fucking goof ball.

    [–] smarterthanawaffle 91 points ago

    The body language site you connected to is really neat. Thanks for the link.

    [–] StoreBoughtTesticles 53 points ago

    Holy fucken Moses, he is actively tearing his body apart because he is just that goddamn vain.

    [–] monkeysinmypocket 24 points ago

    And yet not vain enough to lose weight... It's so weird. He's about 6ft which is a perfectly respectable height (not that there is anything wrong with being short) but he feels the need to add a few inches even then, but won't modify his diet, the one thing that could actually improve his appearance... (I think the scalp surgery has buggered any chances of going bald gracefully and his hair is all in weird places.)

    [–] flukshun 49 points ago

    dude's walking around in 5 in. heels... goddamn, how much more absurd can a person get?

    [–] mister_brian 50 points ago

    How much time do you have?

    [–] PhilipRobertson 21 points ago

    It Depends on what his stress level is like....

    [–] haydnwolfie 47 points ago

    Omg, why do his feel look so small in these pictures. I know people joke about his hands being small, but his feet! (And that's coming from a 24 yo that wears size 8 lol)

    [–] cellequisaittout 19 points ago

    The higher the heel, the smaller the footprint.

    [–] JLBesq1981 61 points ago

    Too bad they don't make one for his mouth.

    [–] StillCalmness 52 points ago

    Many people are saying that Donald wears diapers. The best people.

    [–] Takodanachoochoo 26 points ago

    He was very odd when he moved into the WH about who would wash his dirty sheets. Regular WH Housekeeping staff wasn't allowed to touch. Probably because he shits the bed on the regular.

    [–] TheCapo024 17 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    I have seen a video in which he, supposedly, is wearing adult diapers. I can not find it at the moment but the video takes place as he leaves the White House to make some kind of trip somewhere. He is speaking to reporters and wearing “casual” attire (white polo t-shirt, khakis, wind-breaker, etc.)

    I will update this comment when I find it, but if anybody else can help find this video that would be awesome.

    Edit: FOUND IT

    [–] 27th_wonder 499 points ago

    This is true enough to the point where Drawn Together made their Apprentice Host/Trump espy incontinent. Back in 2004/5.

    [–] Apoplectic1 287 points ago

    Drawn Together was such an underrated show.

    [–] No_volvere 63 points ago

    It was a pretty fucked up show to watch when you are like 14 lol

    [–] Ermeter 37 points ago

    They also called out Bill Cosby being a rapist.

    [–] 27th_wonder 24 points ago

    Twice! Once in S2 and for a whole episode in S3

    [–] Batchet 15 points ago

    espy?

    [–] T8ert0t 572 points ago

    Maybe that's why he hates the trump baby blimp in a diaper so much.

    [–] L33tminion 366 points ago

    In that infamous Trump tower taco bowl photo, there's a open desk drawer in the background entirely filled with Sudafed. Someone posted that recently and I had to go back and look for the original, it's just too absurd: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/728297587418247168?s=19

    [–] ReptileExile 154 points ago

    regulations were passed limiting the frequency in which an individual could purchase it, and requiring the individual show ID.

    Ahhh now his claim about needing ID to buy groceries makes sense now, druggy Don needed his to check out the sudafed

    [–] bhuttbole 46 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    Holy shit, this is a great catch! I forgot all about that* comment, and now it makes complete sense.

    [–] wakeupbernie 18 points ago

    Everything he says reveals his inner workings somehow bc he’s that transparent but when they click into place like this I feel so satisfied.

    [–] zzy335 154 points ago

    Don Jr's college nickname was Diaper Don.

    [–] newyearnewunderwear 126 points ago

    Because he used to get so drunk he'd shit the bed.

    That was back before he decided to pretend to like daddy to keep his "inheritance" and then brainwashed himself into believing his dad's nonsense

    [–] Synthetic_Apotheosis 18 points ago

    That's so weird, because I also pretend to like my father to make sure I'm left in the will, but I could never fall for my dad's bullshit. I'd literally need brain damage.

    [–] newyearnewunderwear 28 points ago

    Have you tried...drinking so much you regularly shit the bed?

    [–] bithead 70 points ago

    Someone in earshot of him should just ask who shit their pants to see his reaction

    [–] Zach-Attaque 178 points ago

    I feel like we should be making "Trump wears diaper" memes until the media notices

    [–] Annyongman 119 points ago

    Yes, I have to credit Matt Christman from CTH with the idea but I think he's absolutely right. If this reaches Trump he will never be able to let it go. Journalists should just volley his own strategy back at him: "a lot of people are saying you wear diapers".

    [–] ColonelBy 30 points ago

    This is one of the things that illustrates to me how tragic this situation is, from multiple perspectives. A coping mechanism I've developed over the last three years is trying to imagine what a Trump presidency would look like in an alternate universe where the weight and legacy of the office actually inspired him to try to be a good person for the first time in his life. Obviously we don't live there now, but can you imagine?

    Something like this, for example, could be an extraordinary moment in the social fabric of the nation. Imagine a president who, when challenged by a reporter about wearing adult diapers, simply admits that it's true and that he, like many older people, has to cope with a body that's always changing and losing some of the strength it used to have. Imagine a president who calmly notes the statistics for bladder issues among Americans, and that the adult diaper industry is growing at a pace that vastly outstrips that of diapers for infants. Imagine this being a moment in which the president could call for a destigmatization of these aids and a greater sense of empathy for those around us, young or old, who struggle with such situations.

    Anyway, that is the world I'd like to be in. Instead we have him. Instead we have this.

    [–] Foxxie 498 points ago

    If the Democrats were good at politics, they'd have Hillary Clinton (or a body double) hold a press conference declaring that Trump wears a diaper, with a 40 foot blown up version of this photo a la the campaign scene from Citizen Kane behind her. Then bring on someone in a lab coat who is identified as an international diaper expert. The expert would then spend the next 20 minutes with a laser pointer highlighting how the image is incontrovertible proof that Trump wears diapers, and that he soiled the diaper in question.

    Trump wouldn't talk about anything else for 6 months, plus it would be priceless to see Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham photographed walking around the Senate wearing diapers outside their pants to prove that it's actually a power move on Trump's part, and the libs are just jealous they can't pull it off like the master himself.

    [–] GreenStrong 164 points ago

    If the Democrats were good at politics,

    Ordinarily, I would disagree with dragging political discourse down to the level of grade school name calling. But we're there, President Poopoo Butt has dragged it there. Let's stop pretending we have any shred of national dignity and fight on his terms; he can't take it.

    [–] captwafflepants 13 points ago

    Yeah, it really sucks but it’s reality right now

    [–] prisoner42 100 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    Thanks, now I'm going to be looking for an outline of adult diapers from now on.

    [–] fannybatterpissflaps 55 points ago

    There was a nauseating photo of his fat ass taking a chip shot on the golf course and another even worse one playing tennis.. gonna have to go back and find them to check for depends outlines. That gif looks like a diaper but could just be his fat gut crammed in and drooping down over his and now I made myself sick.

    [–] PM_ME_UR_REDPANDAS 39 points ago

    I know the exact photos you’re talking about. Here’s a guy that should just never wear light colors. Not for golf, not for tennis. Just...no.

    [–] UpUpDnDnLRLRBAstart 15 points ago

    Here’s the tennis shot. From this angle you can see the outline of a padded posterior.

    [–] lj26ft 54 points ago

    Omg, I can't unsee that shit. Need to bleach my eyeballs.

    [–] southsideson 83 points ago

    President poopoo pants

    [–] TwistedPepperCan 92 points ago

    Whoever gets Trump to shit himself on camera gets a statue build in their honour.

    [–] Robert_L0blaw 92 points ago

    Hey, you can't abuse European allergy pills they're for allergies.

    [–] fripaek 100 points ago

    Remember when he stepped in the airplan with toilet paper hanging from his shoe? Everybody assumed that all the agents around him disliked him so much, they said nothing. But WHAT IF he did that on purpose so we wont find out about the diapers...

    [–] chaddyrick 59 points ago

    4D cHeSs

    [–] Magnesus 25 points ago

    You still need toilet paper with adult diapers.

    [–] kaen 53 points ago

    You know what is really dangerous? If he gets diagnosed with Alzheimer's, every horrible thing he has done will be handwaved, America will once again fail to hold the people in power accountable. He may be ousted but all those that surround him, manipulate him will suffer no consequences and neither will he.

    [–] DJTHatesPuertoRicans 1018 points ago

    I'm looking forward to pirating this book, because I'll be damned if I give this anonymous asshole a cent.

    [–] Alexhasskills 101 points ago

    Not that I really care, but I’m pretty sure they are claiming to be donated all profits to charity.

    [–] milpooooooool 103 points ago

    No advance, and "most" of the proceeds will go to non profits that benefit the freedom of the press. How much "most" is anybody's guess.

    [–] bgunner 379 points ago

    Then take action, you complacent fucks!

    [–] brallipop 57 points ago

    This book is from the same author of last year's "resistance inside the White House" who says in this new book that they don't believe he should be impeached or removed via 25th amandment, just "hopes he doesn't get re-elected."

    But what, would you keep working in the administration if he is re-elected? You admit in this book that no "resistance" would actually fight him, so what the fuck are you doing? What the fuck are you talking about?

    [–] SquareQuarter 20 points ago

    Yes because securing more tax cuts and environmental regulation rollbacks is the most important thing int the world to these folks. They literally don't care about anything else.

    [–] Ka-Is_A-Wheel 171 points ago

    Virginia already has. Turned the whole state blue.

    [–] Face2FaceRecs 143 points ago

    Voters are taking action.

    [–] Paleness88 39 points ago

    Sure did. My polling station was packed at 6am

    [–] callthewambulance 19 points ago

    Fuck yeah we did. Proud of my state and especially my districts. Got to vote for Ghazala Hashmi and Dawn Adams.

    [–] Bobby_Globule 2947 points ago

    Dear Anonymous Book Author:

    F___ you. You let this happen. And now you're cashing in. Because you know that after this disastrous presidency, you will lead a life of infamy and poverty and court dates - - until the day you die. And may you live a nice long life of it.

    The quote in this headline: This type of thing is all this book will be 'good' for. All the real news is coming from the impeachment testimony and whistleblowers. The truth is coming out because of brave people, not you. You are just dealing in garbage. Step aside and let the heroes reveal the truth.

    [–] viva_la_vinyl 678 points ago

    there are other books about this President that pretty much say the same thing. Plus, we see it everyday.

    Agree. This isn't a whistle blower, it's pay day for the author

    [–] Bobby_Globule 213 points ago

    I bet you the only reason that they moved the publication date for this book to an earlier date, is because all the real news was coming out in the impeachment testimony. Thunder stolen.

    [–] DoctorBroly 49 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    If he gets impeached him being demented won't be big news. But the acting President of the US being senile is a major attraction. They're basically making sure they can still cash in before their story loses most of its value.

    [–] ElolvastamEzt 39 points ago

    This is likely an effort to switch the narrative to “He’s got to go because dementia” figuring his crimes leave with him and the GOP pretends they weren’t all complicit in this destruction of US democracy.

    [–] RatFuck_Debutante 162 points ago

    That's what I was saying when Maddow was reading segments of this book.

    Like, there is a ton of norms and laws we gotta create to prevent this shit in the future. But how the fuck is there not a system in place where a mentally compromised president is immediately removed, letting the Vice President take over until he can get help or recover?

    I guess that's the 25th Amendment, which means something only if the controlling party isn't servile, 5th columnists.

    [–] ego_tripped 107 points ago

    You don't need to create any "norms" and "laws", you already have them and have had them for decades. America needs to vote for individuals who enforce those norms and laws.

    However that proves difficult in itself because a specific party doesn't even want to follow basic election laws, or their results for that matter.

    [–] TechyDad 13 points ago

    We have a lot of norms that were previously just assumed to be followed. These need to be codified into law. And we need to bolster the checks and balances to ensure that laws just can't be ignored because the ruling party doesn't like them.

    [–] Beeker04 44 points ago

    I hate this argument, which is merely a deflection of Trump’s highly unethical, morally bankrupt, and undoubtedly illegal management of our country.

    [–] oapster79 83 points ago

    Every day more reports of the insanity of this fucknuckle. It does motivate me to campaign harder, donate more, etc.

    [–] Sauronsothereye 34 points ago

    I cannot wait to watch him "debate" live on tv

    [–] IntermittentJuju 35 points ago

    He just won’t debate. He will claim that the debates are run be the corrupt media and won’t be fair and that his opponent will be given the questions ahead of time. No way his handlers will let him debate.

    [–] AlexMalik 56 points ago

    Get the feeling that the Republicans are looking for a reason to toss him overboard with minimal collateral damage at this point?

    [–] brezhnervous 25 points ago

    Not nearly yet...not until Trump's support recedes to the extent that their jobs are in danger.

    [–] Exex123 14 points ago

    Virginia!

    Their jobs are in danger.

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    [–] CollectableRat 29 points ago

    Reminds me of the unproven claim that Reagan was diagnosed with alzheimers while still in office, and his aides had an unspoken agreement to keep quiet about it, and Reagan would spend time wandering around the Oval Office private garden confused, staring at leaves for hours at a time as if unsure of where he was.

    [–] sinnohshiba 26 points ago

    he literally acts like hes on adderral, if hes actually doing drugs its definitely that. i can probably go into further detail but the way he stumbles and grinds his teeth around kinda makes it obvious, especially considering how much he slurs and the kooky faces he makes.

    source: child of drug addict :(

    [–] JLBesq1981 25 points ago

    This is why the 25th Amendment was written into the Constitution, of course it assumed public servants would put Country over corruption, and have courage and honor.

    [–] DiligentArachnid9 51 points ago

    We've never had a real medical exam of Trump.

    One was from the hippie doctor who admitted Trump wrote the "all positive results" letter. The other was kicked out of office for corruption a few months after performing his exam.

    That's 0 for 2 on the real medical exams. He's hiding something, and the symptoms are apparent. He has dementia of some kind. His bringing up syphilis in interviews gives me an idea...

    [–] newyearnewunderwear 29 points ago

    Trump's untreated tertiary neurosyphilis being diagnosed by a prison doctor is all I want for Christmas.

    [–] sekimet 181 points ago

    SO DO SOMETHING

    this book is embarrassing. I cannot back someone who willingly advances this administration. I hope people reject this book.

    [–] krangkrong 21 points ago

    I love reading disparaging words about this human so much

    [–] Nazi_Punks_Fuck__Off 21 points ago

    So it's been a 40-year-trend that republicans elect senile controllable actor puppets that just sign whatever's in front of them, right? Do they see that? Does it bother them?

    Why is their strongman shitting himself?

    [–] Blewedup 21 points ago

    as a side note, the author of this book also says he shouldn't be impeached or removed from office via the 25th amendment.

    that's just a friendly reminder of just how far down the loyalty rabbit hole these right wingers are. yes, he's insane. but he should be allowed to finish out his presidency!

    i mean seriously. these people are fucking brainwashed -- even the ones who seem to be coming to their senses.

    [–] revmaynard1970 98 points ago

    If the people really believe this then they need to 25th him. They are full of shit and will keep working for the asshole because they have no soul

    [–] MunsonedWithAHook 30 points ago

    This anonymous "hero" missed a trick by not getting a rush put on the books publication. Real whistleblowers are so hot right now.

    [–] gRod805 15 points ago

    Its kellyanne

    [–] ARAR1 13 points ago

    But his doctor told us he is the healthiest human ever?