I don’t suppose any of the D, Trump supporters remember the Great Recession. There is no reason for them to do so. Their world apparently began with the inauguration of D.Trump in January 2017. At least that is what D.Trump thinks. How do I know that? Well lets read one of D.Trump’s latest tweets. Yesterday he wrote: “The media has not reported that the National Debt in my first month went down by $12 billion dollars vs a $200 billion increase in Obama first mo.”
If that is not the worst type of statement trying to con the people that you ever read coming from someone in the Oval Office, even including the night custodian, I do not know what is. Does D.Trump really believe that his followers forget that the Great Recession began under G.W. Bush and that Obama took over when the sky was falling in? Are people to forget that and pretend that both he and President Obama took office when the conditions were equal? I mean, seriously, D.Trump must think his followers are historical illiterates trying to pull the wool over their eyes in such a gross manner.
I’m sure there are some reading this who will find that D.Trump made an apt comparison. I would not be able to convince them that even were the conditions exactly the same when Obama and D.Trump took office the limited time the latter has been in office would have little if any effect on what happened to it. He has done nothing with respect to the National Debt to this point. It rises or falls depending on programs that have been in existence for long periods of time.
Finally, without beating a dead horse, there is another part of that tweet that is noteworthy. It intends to convey the idea that the media is intentionally hiding good things done by D.Trump. It works well with his “enemy of the American people” campaign.
That was not his only recent tweet. He is now trying to get people to come out on the streets to support him. Has there ever been a president that was so insecure that he asks those who voted for him to come out and have a rally? He wrote on the same day: “Maybe the millions of people who voted to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN should have their own rally. It would be the biggest of them all!”
Why, I ask, would the man who had a million to a million and a half people by his own count at his inauguration feel the need to have another such a crowd assemble again so soon after that historic turnout.
You must figure he will have the White House staff beating the bushes (not the Georges) trying to gin up support for this? I’d have to guess Fox News will give it all the publicity it needs. But I’m sure there are some clear-headed people who will try to beat down this idea pretty quickly knowing that it could cause a great embarrassment. They might give a rally and no one will show up.
It is the people who are aggrieved who rally; the people who are content remain ensconced on their couches. Right now the Trumpeteers seem content with the erratic direction the country is heading.
One more tweet from D.Trump noted: “I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!”
Apparently the president is roasted at the dinner — not literally — and Obama went and took the hits but also gave a few in return and one of his favorite targets was the man he called The Donald. He tagged him pretty accurately saying that now that The Donald has put the birth certificate issue to rest he: “can finally get back to focusing on the issues that matter — like, did we fake the moon landing?” What really happened in Roswell? Where are Biggie and Tupac?”
Some would say D.Trump backed out because his extreme narcissism could not face the roasting. That would not be correct. He is a busy man. He has demanded the intelligence community come up with proof that the moon landing actually did take place on a paper moon. See the proof he has present, shown above, to support his claim.