The traveling Trump circus, his combination campaign rally/ego booster/recruitment effort for people to call to riot once Mueller’s indictments are announced, landed in Duluth, Minnesota tonight.
Anyone expecting a frothing president denouncing Democrats and the Russia probe and praising both himself and foreign dictators got exactly what they came for at the event, reminiscent of a pre-World War II Bund rally.
The president blamed Democrats for the immigration fiasco he’s presided over as well as the narcotics problem in the country, forgetting that the major cause of the opioid crisis in this nation is driven more by greedy pharmaceutical executives than immigrant drug smugglers.
“The Democrats open-border policies have also allowed MS-13 to break into our country and drugs to pour into our streets, and we are stopping it,” Trump blathered away.
He revisited his greatest hits from the campaign trail, attacking Hillary Clinton as if he were still running against her while accusing her of non-existent crimes and doing a crybaby routine about the ongoing investigation into his campaign’s collusion with Russia and Wikileaks and his obstruction of that investigation.
“No matter what she did, no matter how many crimes she committed, which were numerous, they wanted her to be innocent. With me, nothing. No collusion, no nothing. They just wanted to take all of us and wanted to put us in trouble,” the president said fallaciously, trying to program the psyches of his drooling fans with the lies he wants them to believe.
Basically, he performed a live version of his Twitter propaganda strategy.
The worst moment of the rally in many people’s eyes was the gratuitous attack he made on ailing Senator John McCain, his primary nemesis in the Republican Party.
Trump blamed Senator McCain (without actually naming him) for undermining his efforts to repeal Obamacare and deprive more than 20 million people of the affordable health care that actually covers what needs covering without pre-existing conditions restrictions.
“We had a gentlemen way into the morning hours, go thumbs down,” Trump said. “He went thumbs down.”
That the vast majority of American should be thankful for Senator McCain’s act of bravery in the face of the evil machinations of all but a couple of other members of his corporately-owned party was ignored by all but one woman in the crowd who could be heard shouting back at the president:
“He’s a war hero! He’s a war hero!”
Trump either did not hear her or simply decided to ignore her, but the fact that hers was the only voice heard in opposition to the president’s derogatory attitude toward Senator McCain demonstrates how completely Trumpism has slithered into the veins of the Republican electorate like a slimy serpent filled with poisonous venom.
Trump may try to distract both himself and the minority of the country that supports his reprehensible agenda with these rallies but rest assured that they are just brief respites from the approaching reckoning. Mr. Mueller? Aren’t you ready yet?
You can watch a clip of the president’s despicable comments in the video clip below.
President Trump apparently criticized Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing Obamacare, without naming him, at a campaign rally.
— CNN (@CNN) June 21, 2018
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