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Leslie Stahl didn’t wear a mask ROTF!!

So, yesterday, big guy Trump abruptly terminated his interview with 60 Minutes’ journalist Leslie Stahl. The interview only lasted 45 minutes before he got up and left and didn’t shoot the staged stroll with Pence.

Reports from White House aids are that the interview wasn’t going that badly but that Trump didn’t like Stahl’s “tone”.

Isn’t that the complaint of every misogynist and narcissist since time immemorial? “She didn’t show proper respect. I didn’t like her tone”.

Lordy, I hope there are tapes.

Trump says he’ll release his own copy of the interview and, like every movie villain broadcasting his devious plans before dispatching the hero, tells us that he will chop it up like kindling wood to make Stahl look bad. Like 60 Minutes doesn’t have the original and will demonstrate exactly what questions ruffled Trump’s feathers. What an excellent way to pinpoint what got under Trump’s skin.

I have a pretty good guess as to what’s getting under his skin. He’s down 11 points nationally. He’s starting to see that no matter what voter suppression tricks he and his party are using, voters are crawling over broken glass and waiting 12 hours in the rain to vote him out.

He’s pissed that the hard ass Republicans in the Senate would prefer to starve and evict Americans affected by the Trump Virus economy like British landlords in 1847 when the potato famine hit Ireland. “Are there no prisons?? Are there no workhouses??” Senate Republican skinflints are depriving Trump of his apotheosis. He was counting on that god-like largess sprinkled benevolently from his own hands. How can Trump experience the waves of gratitude that would flow from a desperate populace?

He’s thinking that he already went through a town hall with that bitch Savannah Guthrie who made him look like a fool. Now, the unnaturally youthful and beautiful Leslie Stahl is professionally drubbing him with her “tone”. (Mark Meadows says she sounded like an “opinion journalist” but that’s just another variation of Trump whining that The Enemy of the People is unfair to him. I can’t imagine why. 🙄)

And on Thursday, Kristin Welker is going to cut his f{}#ing mic whenever he tries to verbally harass Biden and try to make him stutter. Yeah, that’s right, NBC is going to saddle him with some dipshit biracial c]}^ who will moderate his “tone”. Who the f{#^ do they think they are?

Don’t they know who he is??

Oh, I think they know exactly who he is.

Get the popcorn.

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Who wants to bet that Trump will try to weasel out of this debate or, better yet, demand that Kristin Welker is replaced with some guy? Oo, can he get Lester Holt?

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And now for a lovely montage of America from Biden/Harris, celebrating the dignity of work and the expectation that we will get the country back on the tracks for all Americans, Democrats and Republicans:

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  1. From “Daniel” over at Wonkette:

    “It came out of China. China should’ve stopped it.”

    This is a perfect encapsulation of why he is such a bad President. He cannot see his job as involving any responsibility at all.

    He loves to compare himself and his reaction to COVID-19 to Churchill in the Blitz. Had Churchill actually acted like Trump, he would have looked at the burnt out broken buildings and dead of London and said “Germany did this. Germany did nothing to stop this. I don’t have to do anything because this is Germany’s fault.”

  2. Sneak Preview of the next debate:

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