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Trump plumbs new depths

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maryeliza54 Tue 28-Nov-17 07:55:07

I know, it hardly seems possible does it but here you go.

Not only is it another racist comment about Elizabeth Warren but to do it at an event honouring Navajo veterans would beggars belief (if it weren’t Trump that is).

vampirequeen Tue 28-Nov-17 08:30:27

It's appalling what this man says. Shows his total lack of respect or understanding. Mind you he would probably deny it saying that he has more understanding of race and racial issues than anyone in the entire world.....ever grin

Friday Tue 28-Nov-17 08:43:14

It’s appalling that this man was actually elected president.

ninathenana Tue 28-Nov-17 08:45:04

I can't find the words to describe my feelings for this person.
Well I can, but I'd be thrown off GN.

Anniebach Tue 28-Nov-17 09:08:35

Vile man

Iam64 Tue 28-Nov-17 09:09:57

He is a disgusting individual. It is indeed appalling he was elected President. He isn't fit to hold such a powerful office. His comments to these WW2 veterans are beyond description, offensive, racist, patronising - he has no shame. Neither do those who support him.

henetha Tue 28-Nov-17 10:37:58

I stil think it's a nightmare from which I will hopefully soon wake up. That such a dreadful man became President of the United States, - a country I love. I still cannot get my head around why people voted for him. It's a mystery. And I fear that he is a danger to us all.

Jalima1108 Tue 28-Nov-17 10:54:26

He probably thinks that Pocahontas is just a Disney character too.
Does his stupidity know no depths?

GillT57 Tue 28-Nov-17 11:21:26

He is a vile man who has brought the office of President of the United States into disrepute. When I see his stretched mouth, grinning, and his little hands waving about, I have this urge to take a baseball bat and......Make America Great Again.

Fennel Tue 28-Nov-17 11:32:44

Maybe someone over there will soon do just that.
He must spend a fortune on family security/insurance.

humptydumpty Tue 28-Nov-17 11:40:00

What I find really awful is that his core supporters still seem to be supporting him! Who are these people, and what kind of views do they hold?

Eloethan Tue 28-Nov-17 13:05:30

I'm probably being really stupid here but was Trump using the name Pocahontas as a dig at the Democrat Senator Warren, or was he just being stupid and patronising? People who make a point of saying how much they like a particular race, and how special they are, in my opinion are displaying prejudice by singling out a certain group as being different - even if they claim it is a desirable/superior difference.

Whatever he intended, it makes me despair that such an oaf can be elected President.

It was certainly cringe making to see the Navajo veterans being patronised in that way.

Fennel Tue 28-Nov-17 13:15:08

humptydumpty wrote
"Who are these people, and what kind of views do they hold?"
I posted this a while ago, could be true:

maryeliza54 Tue 28-Nov-17 18:39:39

A dig at EW - he’s used it before. What was particularly heinous here was doing that at this event

suzied Tue 28-Nov-17 19:10:03

To think his stubby manicured fingers are hovering over the nuclear button.

Cherrytree59 Tue 28-Nov-17 19:16:45

He and his family are from the far off planet
Trumpy land
They do not speak our language or understand our customs.
They show no empathy or compassion
So I wish they would Feck off return to whence they came.angry

Cherrytree59 Tue 28-Nov-17 19:31:12

Return from blush

Iam64 Tue 28-Nov-17 20:06:02

Eloethan, I fear he was being stupid, patronising and racist. Elizabeth Warren has been called Pocahontas in a demeaning and derogatory manner before.

maryeliza54 Tue 28-Nov-17 20:21:25

suzie never mind what else his stubby manicured fingers hover over before they grab it - yuk

Morgana Tue 28-Nov-17 21:47:51

There is a film about the code talkers. Sorry can't remember the title. We have been watching the series about Trump on tele. Very interesting. He is certainly a vile, dangerous man, who seems to appeal to the worst instincts of mankind.
But then we have similar politicians ourselves...

vampirequeen Wed 29-Nov-17 09:17:11

Elizabeth Warren says that there is a family story (not proven so she's not claiming it is true) that one of her ancestors was a native American. That's why Trump calls her Pocahontas as an insult. Of course he doesn't realise/care that when he uses that name to insult her he's actually being racist.

radicalnan Wed 29-Nov-17 09:47:10

Is this the best we can come up with? Day after day of calling Trump names...........I sometimes wonder if GN isn't just for people headed for dementia wanting to go over the same old ground every day.

We don't know the man, we know what the media wants us to know / think about everybody, politicians are very much of a muchness. He is an old bloke and many old blokes share his view.

I do wish people would give up on the perpetual virtue signalling or being offended on behalf of everyone else.


There is plenty of smut around about practically everyone in the public eye, that's life. Surely we are old enough to be more sophisticated thinkers?

Who would we prefer??????

Morgana Wed 29-Nov-17 09:47:59

Does he care?

Iam64 Wed 29-Nov-17 09:52:41

What are you suggesting as an alternative to naming Trump's disgusting comments and behaviour, radicalnan?
"He is an old bloke and many old blokes share his view". Some young people share his views, otherwise he wouldn't be the President. It doesn't mean the rest of us have to shut up or be accused of virtue signalling.
Seriously, would you have suggested that calling Hitler out was virtue signalling>

sarahellenwhitney Wed 29-Nov-17 10:36:18

Morgana I agree.
There are individuals of our country who live in mode 'pot calling the kettle black'
They are quick to condemn others but they should look no further than there own and what the British did to the colonies.