Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The low bar

In his first month as 'president', trump has managed to lower expectations so far that if he can stand and speak in semi-coherent sentences for an hour, waiting after two sentences for applause, we call that a 'successful', even 'good' speech.

Fucking Christ on a Stick, as an uncle used to say.

Here's our standard for this sorry excuse of a man that 59 fucking million people voted for:


And he barely clears the bar. 



16 comments:

  1. Sending fiona my best wishes x

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  2. Just glad he was not an embarrassment to the global audience even though much of what he said cannot be verified.

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  3. What a sweet little lamb in that picture.

    Yes, maybe that was his strategy? Lower the bar so much that just basic public speaking becomes a reason for success?

    Though, I doubt it. I think he just follows his whims and doesn't think anything through before the fact. He got that good speechwriter (Stephen Miller, a true hater of all good things) who at least proved that Trump actually can read, I guess? Because he read the speech Miller wrote. Ivanka helped, too, I hear.

    You know what? We're going to make it through this. I have no proof, but I have to believe.

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  4. And all the Trumplodites are beside themselves with joy. "He sounds SO presidential!"

    It makes me want to puke.

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  5. Someone wrote a speech-a decent speech. He read it from a teleprompter. Such is the state of the world that we call that progress.

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  6. After two years of speaking nonsense and lies and berating anybody who opposes him, he finally gives a speech with complete sentences. For this he is praised. Yes, the bar is low, but his followers are ecstatic.

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    1. If he shoots someone, or assaults a woman in public, his followers applaud (and mimic...)

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  7. I was upset at how often he said or mouthed "thank you". But maybe that's just me.

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  8. Didn't watch but was shocked when friends were surprised at his articulation.

    Whut? I thought.

    But still couldn't watch.

    XO
    WWW

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  9. All over this. But the damn is leaking and crumbling. We must keep pushing. Then, the long process of mopping up.

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    1. Was is Willie the Shake who wrote "There are many a slip twix the cup and the lip..." or something like that. It ain't predictable what might happen.

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  10. Comparing Trump to that lamb is a outrage! You should apologize to it... (rim shot please!)

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