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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

While the Capitol was under attack on Jan. 6, former President Donald Trump remained out of sight from the public and watched TV in the White House private dining room, ABC News' chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl revealed on ABC's "This Week."

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He enjoyed it and, know what? At least half of the GOP decided they enjoyed it.

I think that is it possible the United States has had it too good for too long. Spoilation has bred a generation or two of spoiled slovenly Right-wing vipers who overwhelmingly don't know what it feels like to really suffer, but sincerely think they have it bad, and therefore think that war here might be useful, exciting, and fun.

This is what happens when you are left alone too long with your huge pickup trucks and guns. You go "poor, poor me" and think that the remedy for the uncomfortable feelings you don't have the skills you handle is killing someone. You are especially challenged by hard-working immigrants who by and large work the hours and read the books you won't.

If there is a civil war (God forbid) the first shots will be a massacre by fascist Trumpites. Many innocents will be killed, but the fascists will create a self-flattering myth around it as fascists always do.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2021-10-12 08:17 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Yes, I think the Trumpites are going to kill people. I think that because they really want that. If we are "lucky" the deaths with be few. But deaths there will be, with grand self-justifications for the murders. With proud memorials pasted on Facebook. With the murderers proposed for sainthood.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2021-10-12 08:20 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Yes, I think the Trumpites are going to kill people.

Ashli Babbit was unable to comment on this.

#3 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-10-12 09:43 AM | Reply

"Ashli Babbit was unable to comment on this"

Because she got what she deserved unlike the rest of the mob who invaded our Capital.

#4 | Posted by danni at 2021-10-12 10:09 AM | Reply

Ashli Babbit was unable to comment on this.

#3 | POSTED BY NIXON

But she agrees 100%.

#5 | Posted by donnerboy at 2021-10-12 10:16 AM | Reply

Ashli Babbit...
#3 | POSTED BY NIXON

Doesn't understand the difference between attack and defense.

#6 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2021-10-12 10:17 AM | Reply

Trump's a traitor

#7 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2021-10-12 01:28 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Ok. We get it. Everybody gets it. Trump wanted a coup on Jan. 6. Even his most die hard defenders get it, they just lie about it because the truth is too harsh to defend.

#8 | Posted by moder8 at 2021-10-12 02:31 PM | Reply

Somebody please explain. How does Trump go about starting a civil war with his rag-tag army that the U.S. National Guard can't handle with superior numbers, technology, firepower and leadership?

I'm not doubting that a lot of people would get killed. I'm just curious about how many would be stupid enough to rise up against such formidable odds.

#9 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-10-12 03:02 PM | Reply

Trumplicans should be treated like the Bugs in the movie Starship Troopers.

#10 | Posted by moder8 at 2021-10-12 03:04 PM | Reply

For a second Kevin McCarthy was a decent American. That was the second he asked Trump "who the f*** you think you're talking to?"

Trump's lucky McCarthy didn't have a normal reaction to an attempt on his life.

#11 | Posted by Tor at 2021-10-12 03:17 PM | Reply

TOR

"Trump's lucky McCarthy didn't have a normal reaction to an attempt on his life."

I wouldn't call it luck. It was more like they both understood their co-dependent relationship. Trump needs McCarthy to be the Speaker of the House to drive a spike in any Democrat resistance after 2024.

Mike Pence is the one who needs a food taster. Pence is groveling but Trump never forgets and never forgives.

#12 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-10-12 03:44 PM | Reply

"they both understood their co-dependent relationship."

Did either sound like they had any such understanding that day?

Kevin swore a blue streak at trump.

#13 | Posted by Tor at 2021-10-12 04:49 PM | Reply

TOR

"Kevin swore a blue streak at trump."

That true. He did. He was screaming at Trump to "call it off."

I'd have to surmise that McCarthy wasn't kept in the loop about Trump's "other" intentions that day until he started to hear the chant about killing the Vice President. That, in itself, might have stirred McCarthy to think things were getting out of hand ~ thus the phone call.

A coup is one thing. A murder is quite another.

#14 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-10-12 08:00 PM | Reply

Re my #14

"A coup is one thing. A murder is quite another."

At least that's what I would be thinking if, in his shoes, there would be even one shred of fear that I could be named as complicit (read: thrown under the bus) in a charge of murder.

Trump never takes responsibility for anything.

In that respect, McCarthy did the right thing even it was for all the wrong reasons . . . and, if needed, set up his own defense.

#15 | Posted by Twinpac at 2021-10-12 11:22 PM | Reply

Alot of people feel tough with an ar-15 in their hands.....
But to people flying Blackhawks and using combined arms, they will seem small and insignificant IMO
Good luck!

#16 | Posted by 503jc69 at 2021-10-13 10:10 PM | Reply

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