Closing Thought–09Oct17

Hubris Thy name Is Trump!

I mean we all take credit every now and then for something that may not be all that original to ourselves….we all have an ego that needs massaging from time to time….

But our president has out done even the infamous Tennis great McEnroe…….

President Trump defended his throwing of paper towels to Puerto Rican hurricane victims in a weekend interview on a Christian network—and claimed to have invented the term “fake.” The towel-throwing, which San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz described as “terrible and abominable,” was simply a bit of fun with the crowd at a distribution center, Trump told Mike Huckabee on Trinity Broadcasting. “They had these beautiful, soft towels. Very good towels,” Trump said, per NBC News. The crowd was “loving everything. I was having fun, they were having fun,” he said. “They said, ‘Throw ’em to me! Throw ’em to me, Mr. President!” Trump accused Cruz of “doing a very poor job” with her hurricane response.

Trump went on to boast about the term “fake.” “I think one of the greatest of all terms I’ve come up with is ‘fake,'” he said. “I guess other people have used it, perhaps, over the years, but I’ve never noticed it.” It wasn’t entirely clear whether he was taking credit for “fake” or “fake news,” but he would be wrong in either case, according to CNN, which Trump often accuses of creating “fake news.” The word “fake” has been around for 200 years, while the term “fake news” started appearing in newspapers in the late 19th century. On Sunday, Trump tweeted that nobody could have done what he did in Puerto Rico “with so little appreciation.” He also shared a video of hurricane relief efforts “that the fake news media won’t show you.”

Daily I am amazed at the lengths this person will go to pat themselves on the back……Trump is setting a whole new bar for the term….HUBRIS!

 

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3 thoughts on “Closing Thought–09Oct17

    1. I have posted on several others that are saying the same thing. It is the base of his….he won once with them and could very well do it again. chuq

  1. I went through all the posts today, but, shall refrain from commenting, other than to say, it all sounds really, really insane. But, with the clearly insane people at the top of the heap, it really isn’t surprising that the term ‘trickle down’ becomes an all-too-realistic, and all-too-realistic description of the entire American political scene…. The 455 people who inhabit the halls of DC, & ostensibly run the government, as a group, exhibit all the classic symptoms of deep neurosis, with those in the positions of prominence clearly showing signs of narcissistic sociopathy….

    Just sayin’, if your in a rutabaga patch, don’t expect to find no peaches….

    gigoid, the dubious

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