On his weekly live @Facebook video yesterday, Trump’s @HHSGov assistant secretary for public affairs @MichaelRCaputo let his freak flag fly. He said @CDCgov contains a “resistance unit” of scientists engaged in “sedition.” That’s the least crazy bit. 1/5 nytimes.com/2020/09/14/us/…
“Remember the Trump supporter who was shot and killed [in Portland]? That was a drill,” Trump’s @HHSGov assistant secretary said. “Squads [are] being trained all over this country.....When Donald Trump refuses to stand down at the inauguration, the shooting will begin.” 2/5
“If you carry guns, buy ammunition, ladies and gentlemen, because it’s going to be hard to get,” Trump’s @HHSGov assistant secretary said. “You understand that they’re going to have to kill me, and unfortunately, I think that’s where this is going.” 3/5
In the same video Trump’s @HHSGov assistant secretary said his “mental health has definitely failed....I don’t like being alone in Washington,” where the “shadows on the ceiling in my apartment, there alone, shadows are so long.” 4/5
BTW, before becoming the @HHSGov assistant secretary in
charge of quashing @CDCgov “public health updates” that “undercut Trump’s message that the pandemic is under control,” he was an Oliver North and Roger Stone protégé and worked in Russian and Ukrainian politics for years.

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31 Aug 19
I’m betting Trump just found out he can’t fire the head of the Smithsonian.

In a new memoir, Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch describes showing him the Museum of African American History’s exhibit on “the role of the Dutch in the slave trade. As he pondered the label...” 1/3
2/3 “...I felt that maybe he was paying attention to the work of the museum. He quickly proved me wrong. As he turned from the display he said to me, ‘You know, they love me in the Netherlands.’ All I could say was let’s continue walking.” 1/3
3/4 “There is little I remember about the rest of the hour we spent together. I was so disappointed in his response to one of the greatest crimes against humanity in history....His administration’s combative relationship with many in the African American community....”
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1 Feb 19
1/5 I find it irresistible to deconstruct the transcripts of his interviews. Every one has nuggets that perfectly illustrate most his pathologies and impairments.

2/5 Narcissism & Gracelessness

After he claimed to be the most popular president ever among Republicans, more than Reagan, it was suggested that George W. Bush also polled well:

"During, during a tiny little period, during the World Trade Center. That ended quickly."
3/5 Ignorance & Lying
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