Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Monday, April 27, 2020

By far the most recurring utterances from Mr. Trump in the briefings are self-congratulations, roughly 600 of them, which are often predicated on exaggerations and falsehoods. He does credit others (more than 360 times) for their work, but he also blames others (more than 110 times) for inadequacies in the state and federal response. Mr. Trump's attempts to display empathy or appeal to national unity (about 160 instances) amount to only a quarter of the number of times he complimented himself or a top member of his team.



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Donald Trump is ill.

#19 | Posted by Alexandrite

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2020-04-27 02:32 PM | Reply

Donald Trump expends enormous energy creating and maintaining a delusional system. He lives in a false reality. This is what has always made him most dangerous. Whatever he does is brilliant, from his point of view. There are therefore no self-imposed checks on personal behavior.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2020-04-27 02:36 PM | Reply

The US has about one third of the world's confirmed cases and about one quarter of the deaths from COVID19. We are 4.25% of the world's population.

Great job!

#6 | POSTED BY WHODAMAN AT 2020-04-27 09:34 PM

#3 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2020-04-27 09:37 PM | Reply


Cripes, you people have OCD.

#4 | Posted by sentinel at 2020-04-27 11:19 PM | Reply


#5 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2020-04-28 01:00 AM | Reply


I understand that Trump supporters are unable to understand math and facts, but numbers are the coldest hardest facts you can find.
It's algebra in real life.

#6 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2020-04-28 06:04 AM | Reply

Right wingers don't support any system of thought that can prove they are wrong (e.g., science, math, logic). Kind of like vampires and mirrors.

#7 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2020-04-28 01:27 PM | Reply

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