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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Former President Donald Trump has aides who follow him around and recite praise he receives on social media, according to The New York Times' Maggie Haberman.

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This is like what some oriental despot would do in antiquity.

Trump is mentally ill. Seriously and dangerously so and if he gets back into power he'll kill people. Deliberately. Odds are he already has a list written down.

Like an oriental despot.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2022-09-21 10:07 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Congratulations GOP....you put a special needs toddler in charge of the United States.

Your ------ domestic terrorist party should never again be taken seriously.

#2 | Posted by Nixon at 2022-09-21 11:35 AM | Reply

Hardyhar

We see this behavior daily on the DR
Jeffybell and eberly are constantly following each other sampling and then raving on how good each other's farts smell

#3 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2022-09-21 12:23 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Brave Sir Robin Ran Away
Bravely bold Sir Robin
Rode forth from Camelot.
He was not afraid to die,
Oh brave Sir Robin.
He was not at all afraid
To be killed in nasty ways.
Brave, brave, brave, brave Sir Robin.

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-09-21 01:21 PM | Reply

oriental despot?

there have been white kings this crazy too.

either way it's proof his mental state is fubar.

#5 | Posted by Tor at 2022-09-21 03:03 PM | Reply

If you have to pay people to tell you how great you are, maybe you aren't that great.

#6 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-09-21 05:15 PM | Reply

The link in the headline is wrong.

That aside...

From the tweet in the sub-summary...

...a rotating cast of aides has been tasked with following him around the golf course at the club he's at and giving him positive reinforcement from Twitter and wherever else they find it on the web, per ppl told of the practice....

A cast of characters has been tasked?

Tasked?

By whom?


(that's why I tried to follow the main link, to see if the cited article answered the question)

#7 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-09-21 07:47 PM | Reply

Found this...

Trump has aides who follow him around on the golf course and recite positive things people say about him on social media: NYT reporter
www.businessinsider.com

...Back in 2017, CNN reported that Trump held a cabinet meeting while he sat silently as officials lavished praise on him, while Politico reported at the time that one of the ways aides tried to restrain his often incendiary tweets was to ensure he had a steady diet of praise from allies and friendly media organizations provided to him.

Some foreign leaders reportedly sought to use Trump's weakness for praise to their advantage as they sought to strengthen ties with the US during his term in office, according to reports.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un entered into a correspondence with Trump during his presidency, and Trump would boast of the "beautiful letters" he received from the dictator. ...


#8 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-09-21 07:50 PM | Reply

Reads like a----------- where only one person finds satisfaction, and maybe not for long, if at all ...

#9 | Posted by catdog at 2022-09-21 08:00 PM | Reply

Oh, how cute- he has his own set of minstrels following him around. Just like brave Sir Robin!

#10 | Posted by Nerfherder at 2022-09-21 08:35 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Carly Simon - It Was So Easy
www.youtube.com

Lyrics...

www.azlyrics.com

...
I remember a time, rompin' through the woods
Sun against our skin instead of clothes
When we felt hungry we would eat, whn we felt glad we would dance
And whenever we felt drowsy we would doze

It was so easy then never takin' any stands
It was so easy then, holdin' hands

I remember a time when our fears could be named
And courage meant not refusing dares
I remember when we took such cares to step never on the cracks,
No only on the squares
Or else we'd be abducted by the bears

It was so easy then never makin' any plans
It was so easy then, holdin' hands
It was so easy then never makin' any plans
It was so easy then, holdin' hands

And now we are grown, with debts and regrets
And broken hearts and sentimental schemes
Now every tender failure seems to overthrow old dreams
Love can lead a normal woman to extremes
...


#11 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-09-21 09:54 PM | Reply

can't make this up.

New York Times will have to add it's name to this list now that they have come out saying that Trump "aint' so bad after all.....compared to

the "devil" in Florida. I wonder if they even considered if any readers would notice....I say no they didn't.

#12 | Posted by shrimptacodan at 2022-09-22 12:45 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Trump "aint' so bad after all.....compared to

#12 | POSTED BY SHRIMPTACODAN

You've had diarrhea. You are quite aware that some forms of ---- are better than others.

#13 | Posted by Zed at 2022-09-22 12:53 PM | Reply

I'm surprised "Dotard" made it to the front page without being edited.

#14 | Posted by BellRinger at 2022-09-22 01:13 PM | Reply

Absolutely NO difference from this and Lightfoot admitting recently that she doesn't use negative information to influence her legislation process. She only cares about the positive things the people tell her and she is on record and quoted as saying as much so there is no way of denying it.

So...once again we are faced with hypocrisy from the Left. If it's a bad thing for one side, it's bad for the other. Start calling your own people out before others.

#15 | Posted by humtake at 2022-09-22 01:14 PM | Reply

Trump "aint' so bad after all.....compared to

#12 | POSTED BY SHRIMPTACODAN

You've had diarrhea. You are quite aware that some forms of ---- are better than others.

#13 | Posted by Zed

really ? and here I read daily how much smarter and more informed "you people" are than the rest of us and you obviously don't

even read the leftist Pravda / democrat butt kissing paper of record. Or you're just another bigot.

try the NY Times, September 17, 20222.....and then stick your comment up your ar$$.

#16 | Posted by shrimptacodan at 2022-09-22 01:39 PM | Reply

whoops sorry Zed......I set my Flux capacitor a little further than I wanted..

2022....not 20222

:)

#17 | Posted by shrimptacodan at 2022-09-22 01:55 PM | Reply

Trump "aint' so bad after all.....compared to

#12 | POSTED BY SHRIMPTACODAN

From what I have seen here I am certain you would be eager sniff either one of their butts.

#18 | Posted by donnerboy at 2022-09-22 02:04 PM | Reply

Napoleon would have done this. Trump may be 6', physically, but he's a very small man in every other regard.

#19 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2022-09-23 04:07 PM | Reply

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