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Trump has finally lost it.....

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Luckygirl Tue 04-Aug-20 22:40:47

.......anyone see his interview on the news? His insanity must now be obvious to all - surely no-one will vote for him? Just not possible............

BlueBelle Tue 04-Aug-20 22:43:12

I heard him say he had done more for black people than anyone since Abraham Lincoln ????

annodomini Tue 04-Aug-20 23:00:17

I watched some of it on Facebook and again on Channel 4 News tonight. The incoherence was frightening in a man who has such enormous power. If we had an acquaintance showing the same symptoms, we would be assuming that he was in the throes of dementia and needed care.

Lilypops Tue 04-Aug-20 23:03:56

Definitely the man is bonkers. The interview tonight showed him looking completely bewildered by the interviewer, God help America with this lunatic in charge ,
He really doesn’t understand what is happening with Covid , he thinks he had it all under control and he clearly hasn’t ,

Lilypops Tue 04-Aug-20 23:05:05

I agree annodomini. Clearly deranged.

Esspee Tue 04-Aug-20 23:05:39

I can’t accept the title of your post Luckygirl.
It implies that he had “it” to lose.
Frankly the man has always been an eejit.

Callistemon Tue 04-Aug-20 23:06:32

Trumphas finally lost it

If he did indeed have it in the first place.
It was a total embarrassment; I would feel so sorry for him if he wasn't in charge of America.

My very young granddaughter could have explained the charts and graphs to him, she's been learning about them; she's Y3.

SueDonim Tue 04-Aug-20 23:09:28

I hope someone has taken away that big red button from him. He can barely string two words together. hmm

Peardrop50 Tue 04-Aug-20 23:10:16

America has a problem, on the map there is a lump,
A horrid malignant tumour by the name of Donald Trump.

Grannynannywanny Tue 04-Aug-20 23:26:13

This is the interview in its entirety here.

Lucca Tue 04-Aug-20 23:32:35

Now why did you make me watch that ?! I have no idea how that Very nice interviewer kept his cool.

Summerlove Tue 04-Aug-20 23:50:17

And yet....many truly think he is the greatest.
I would not be shocked if he won

Sussexborn Wed 05-Aug-20 00:25:20

Pity I can’t ask my friend from Texas how he feels about Trump now. He kept insisting that Trump was misjudged because he was putting America first.

Hithere Wed 05-Aug-20 00:31:38

That's the problem - those people who vote for him.

Summerlove Wed 05-Aug-20 00:34:12


That's the problem - those people who vote for him.

I know it.

It makes me rage watching women at his rallies.

Complicit in their own undoing

Oopsminty Wed 05-Aug-20 00:39:38

I don't think he'll win

Unforgettable. That's what I'll say about him

Of course I could say a lot more

Chewbacca Wed 05-Aug-20 00:42:05

I can't watch all of that video, he terrifies me so much. Surely to God America can recognise how mad and dangerous he is by now and won't re elect him.

MayBee70 Wed 05-Aug-20 01:03:06

I couldn’t stop wondering how he was going to get up from such a low chair without holding onto something. I wouldn’t be able to.

rosecarmel Wed 05-Aug-20 01:22:56

Unfortunately, he does have a lot of supporters- We're also in the grips of a pandemic- Many votes will be cast by mail- So while he can't postpone the election, he can delay the results by saying they aren't legitimate -- if he lost, especially by an almost too close to call margin- He could call for a recount like Gore vs Bush-

I have a feeling that some Democrats will vote for Biden because 4 more years of Trump frightens them- But the far left? I don't know that they will vote for him- If he chooses a running mate that both the frightened and left can support, then he might win-

I think the Republicans are "playing possum"- There are barely any Trump campaign signs up- Trump himself said he thinks nobody likes him- I honestly think it's all a Republican ploy- Sure, they might not like him much- If at all- But they will do anything to keep a Republican in office- No matter how "nasty" that Republican is-

vegansrock Wed 05-Aug-20 05:30:37

Makes you wonder how good democracy is when it can be distorted by anyone who so openly lies and is so obviously unfit for office. Reminds me of someone...

Grandad1943 Wed 05-Aug-20 07:24:51

The real problem with Trump I feel is that he is not a person who can accept defeat. As America grows draws to the November election Trump will turn more and more to nationalism if he feels he may lose that election.

The above may involve further provocation of China or similar to North Korea so as to make it look as though they are threatening the region and through that American interests there, which could prove a very dangerous policy

There is also the increasing problem of should Trump lose the November election would he accept that defeat and vacate the White House. There are increasing indications that he may not go willingly but instead bring forward an unknown number of reasons why the election should be declared invalid.

Trump is obviously mentally unstable, but although his support has fallen he still has the backing of large numbers of "Red Neck Americans" who seemingly believe his every word and would willingly join him in not accepting electoral defeat.

That is a very worrying prospect for the United States and in that the rest of the world.

Dorsetcupcake61 Wed 05-Aug-20 09:07:54

Its terrifying that he is the most powerful man in the world. There are some interesting documentaries on his rise to power and the sort of man he is.
He was still elected and even now a substantial number of people apparently would vote for him.
Although recently he seems to be more openly losing the plot its interesting to remember his campaign to be elected. He appeared obnoxious but nothing seemed to touch him. I think it was personality politics. Theres been research about what is called the redneck contingent in USA and White Van Man in UK. Groups who are fed up of endless what they feel is political correctness ,who feel marginalised. Trump and Johnson represented something new,not the staid arguments of more seasoned politicians. I also have some quite wealthy friends in USA who are adamant Trump supporters. I think the pandemic has really highlighted the inadequacies of both leaders. You would imagine both would lose office at some stage in the future, but I wouldnt be surprised if they dont. To me it makes no sense that citizens of both countries would vote for a system that has caused them so much harm. Maybe they dont have faith in the alternatives. Maybe the ethos of survival of the fittest rules,there certainly seems a lack of compassion for the most vulnerable in society. The deaths of older people in care homes due to Covid has highlighted the awful conditions many people are living in. It's a system,with some exceptions,that is run for profit. Those that live and work in it are devalued. It appears it's been a world wide problem where there have been high rates of death from Covid. You would think there would be outrage at how we treat our most vulnerable members of society. Apart from a few exceptions the silence is deafening. Trump and his ilk may be abhorrent but maybe we need to look closely at a society that sanctions such leadership.

Hetty58 Wed 05-Aug-20 09:11:45

'Trump has finally lost it....'

Finally? He never had 'it' in the first place.

The man is a nutter. What's truly frightening is the number of idiots who voted him in!

Urmstongran Wed 05-Aug-20 09:25:34

I think Americans voted for Trump because he wasn’t a politician. A breath of fresh air, shooting from the hip, telling it like it is not wrapped up in diplomatic language. The electorate warmed to that and voted for him.

I did think quite honestly that he’d secure another 4 year term but I think the pandemic which is decimating the economy (MAGA) has blown his chances.

However Joe Biden is 78 years old (6 years older than Trump). That might put some punters off. His choice of running mate might swing things his way though.

It’s all up for grabs.

Elegran Wed 05-Aug-20 09:51:18

But he isn't telling it as it is, he is telling it as his own distorted view sees it.

That view has himself as a wise benevolent leader surrounded by people hellbent on destroying him because of their jealousy of his success in business and his superiority in every field - a kind of superman in chains.

The reality is a paranoid and ignorant narcissist who lacks the ability to absorb expert reports from his advisors or to understand basic concepts like the effect of bleach on the lining of the alimentary canal or that the law banning a powerful leader from benefitting financially from his position applies to him too.

His "business experience" consisted of failing in every enterprise he headed, losing the money his father left him and a lot more besides, and knowingly ruining his backers. Having reached the highest position in the US, he is now in the process of repeating those achievements in the political sphere.

God save America.